Despite slim chances, Blackwater not bowing out just yet

first_imgCarpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Walker, who replaced Jarrid Famous six games into the conference, showed his winning attitude as he made big plays on both ends of the floor inside the final minute, including the game-winning dunk over Hotshots big man Rafi Reavis with 3.4 seconds left.“I couldn’t leave it to chance. I don’t really dunk anymore, but for the game, I didn’t want it to get it blocked and my daughter’s watching gotta put it down for the win,” Walker said.At 1-7, Blackwater still has a mathematical chance to make a late quarterfinals run although, it no longer has control of its own fate that sweeping its remaining games still won’t secure them a spot in the last eight.It also doesn’t help that the Elite’s final three games will be against Rain or Shine, Meralco, and San Miguel Beer.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew View comments Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls Henry Walker all pumped up after game-winner. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netBlackwater coach Bong Ramos felt relieved after his team finally broke through for its first win in the 2018 PBA Commissioner’s Cup.But despite that, Ramos already appeared resigned to the idea that the Elite are no longer in play for a playoff spot after digging themselves a deep hole with seven straight losses to open the conference.ADVERTISEMENT Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations “I know we’re now uninvited guests but I believe we’re still here and unlike others, we’re not here to just be on vacation,” Ramos told reporters in Filipino after a 86-84 squeaker over Magnolia on Wednesday.JP Erram, import Henry Walker and the rest of the Elite, however, aren’t planning to coast through their last three games.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown“We’re going to enjoy this win but we still have games left to play, our conference isn’t over yet,” Erram said in Filipino. As players, our goal is to win every game even though, we don’t have any chance [to make the playoffs]. We just have to push each other to win because that’s the goal that we set before the conference began.”“We’re going to win, we’re gonna win that’s how we’re approaching it. That’s the only way we can,” Walker told reporters. “We’re building for the next conference but at the same time, I don’t come over here to lose. I don’t have that in my body.” Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Lacson: Calamity fund cut; where did P4 billion go? LATEST STORIES Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Muguruza sends Sharapova to worst Grand Slam loss in six years Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape triallast_img read more

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LACC Holds One-Day Retreat for Commissioners, Staff

first_imgThe Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) on Friday, March 18, 2016 held a one-day Retreat for its Commissioners and Staff. The Retreat which took place at a local resort in Congo Town was aimed at enhancing unity within the LACC. It provided the opportunity for Commissioners and Staff to freely express their minds on issues of concern at the LACC. During the Retreat, key components of the Commission’s internal policy instruments were discussed, including Code of Conduct; Financial Processes; ICT Policy; Procurement Processes and Transportation Policy. The Oversight Commissioner for Education & Prevention, Mrs. Aba Hamilton Dolo also spoke on other major aspects of the internal instruments with emphasis on “What does LACC mean to you; What does it need to improve and how; and Performance/Team Spirit”.In his response to the concerns expressed by staff, LACC’s Executive Chairperson, Cllr. James N. Verdier, Jr. stressed the need for unity, noting that management will not give credence to individuals engaged in discrediting the LACC. He urged staff to always feel free to approach him on their grievances if they are not addressed by their line supervisors. He admonished the Staff to be focused and work hard in transforming the Commission. “My desire is to professionalize the LACC in ways that it effectively delivers on its mandate,” he told the Staff, a press release said.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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CUREkids Launches STEAM Building Blocks Enrichment Program

first_imgCUREkids is gearing up for the exciting launch of its STEAM Building Blocks Enrichment (CSBBEP) Program for underserved children. The launch will take place at Cyber-Ed Christian School of Excellence, opposite the South African Embassy, Sophie Road, Congo Town on Saturday, May 7, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The CSBBEP program is based on collaborative, real-life problem solving activities to help children explore the world around them. Targeting kids ages 6yrs- 12yrs, CUREkids founder Amanda Hill says that is a perfect age range to embrace science and technology. “STEAM education creates critical thinkers, increases science literacy, and enables the next generation of innovators. We believe our kids will one day be the architects and engineers building the infrastructure and skyline of a prosperous Liberia,” she said. During activities, the kids will be paired with local college students pursuing a STEAM degree or graduates of TVET (Technical Vocational Education Training) schools. The children will experience real life application of what they learn on field trips with volunteer STEAM professionals. METS Afrika4d, a mobile STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) lab will engage the kids in STEAM activities during the launch. Captain Raynold Mitchell, the CEO of Liberty Aviation Group located at Spriggs Payne Airport is enthusiastic about the program and looks forward to being a CUREkids volunteer. He says as a child, he discovered his love for flying and desire to be a pilot while watching planes lift off from Spriggs Payne Airport. He says “It is only when access and opportunity are given to children do they know they can become pilots or anything they want to be.” Monrovia City Mayor Clara Doe Mvogo, who is also a devoted supporter of CUREkids, will participate in the launching of CSBBEP. She says science was her first love and she pursued it with passion as an adolescent. “More children need to understand science and technology and how it affects everything in their world,” she said. CSBBEP will include volunteer motivational speakers who will teach the children how to advocate for themselves in all settings. “And because so many kids in Liberia grow up not knowing what direction to take in life,” Hill says, “our motivational speakers along with the CSBBEP curricula should give them a map that will get them to a destination that enriches their community, country, and the world.” According to her, CUREkids was designed and CSBBEP developed to provide Liberian children the opportunities and tools to mentally remove the shackles of poverty from their spirit and realize the greatness in them and their nation. “CSBBEP with its focus on science, technology, art, and team building activities will develop inspired little problem solvers to affect change in their immediate environments. It is an exciting time to be a child in the 21st century and Liberian children should be active participants,” she says. The CSBBEP is sponsored by Jhpiego, Monrovia City Corporation, Cyber-Ed School of Excellence, Petro Trade, Murphy Logistics, Project Liberia, LIBTELCO, Pan African Engineering Group and METS Afrika4d. CUREkids stands for Care, Understanding and Respect for Exceptional Kids. Amanda Hill can be reached at info@curekidslib.org. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Civitas Maxima Takes War Crimes Court Awareness to Students

first_imgFlash back: Cartoon depicting war-time atrocities and the quest for justice.Civitas Maxima and its local partner, the Global Justice and Research Project, will today end its three-day artistic youth conference, which is aimed at assembling the voices of youth in Liberia’s quest for justice.The three-day conference, according to a press release, brought together over 60 high schools students from across Montserrado County, to discuss Liberia’s preparedness for a war crimes court.The release added the first day of the workshop, which was held on November 5th, opened with a documentary that shows how countries that have experienced massive human rights violations have addressed the legacy of the past.“After the documentary, the group identified overarching themes, considering how war-time memories are conveyed through storytelling, and the role of the theater in telling these stories,” the press release said.“The cases against alleged Liberian war criminals in the US and Europe have opened up a vibrant dialogue within our society about how we want to deal with our past.  All parts of Liberian society need to partake in the discussion, including artists and the youth,” Said Hassan Bility, Director of the Global Justice and Research Project in Monrovia.During the second day of the conference, which was yesterday, the release focused on the use of cartoon to campaign for justice for victim of war crimes.The release further said that the Cartooning for Justice gathering sought to empower the younger generation to use their creativity to participate in momentous debates around justice for war-time crimes through cartooning.“During this gathering, the participants, who mostly came from the artistic community, debated the various dimensions of the conflict; they also considered the complexities of the implementation of justice mechanisms for those past crimes,” the release said.The release added that today’s conference will focus on the adaption of  Musu’s Diary Cartoons by Flomo Theater, designed by Civitas Maxima and the GJRP, as part of their Liberian quest for justice campaign that seeks to inform audiences about the trials of alleged war criminals happening outside of Liberia.“Theater is one of the most powerful tools we Liberians have to really talk about the war. Telling stories through theater, action and movement, we can paint a picture of what has happened and work together, actors and spectators, to come up with a way forward,” the release said, quoting Alex Lassanah Swaray, Director of Flomo TheaterIn 2017, Civitas Maxima published Musu’s Diary Cartoons, which illustrate the story of a young Monrovian girl who seeks to reunite with her family that was torn apart by the war. Chronicling her personal adventures while trials of alleged Liberian war criminals take place abroad (i.e.: Jungle Jabbah, Thomas Woewiyu) Musu, with her little brother Varney, embarks on a quest for justice and fights the boogeyman, a mythical figure that haunts Liberia. Flomo Theatre, in cooperation with Civitas Maxima and the GJRP, will adapt the cartoon’s story into a theater road-show that will travel through Liberia’s interior in 2019.“We believe that local populations have the right to accessible and unbiased information about any trials of alleged war criminals, especially those that take place in other countries, ” Nathaly Leduc, from Civitas Maxima, said in the release.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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2 plead guilty to manslaughter, to be sentenced shortly

first_imgAs the October Berbice Assizes opened on Tuesday, two persons pleaded guilty to the lesser count of manslaughter when their cases were called and as such, they are expected to be sentenced in two weeks.Murder accused: Lincon OdellLennard Allen, 64, of Railway Line, Rosignol Village, West bank Berbice, Region Five (Mahaica-Berbice) was accused of killing his wife at their home on July 4, 2018 while Lincon Odell, also called “Shadow”, confessed to killing an 86-year-old pensioner during the commissioning of a robbery on June 2, 2018, at Corriverton.Lennard AllenBoth men appeared before Justice Brassington Reynolds and pleaded guilty to the lesser count.State Prosecutor Seeta Bissoondial told the court that on July 4, 2018, 40-year-old Shabanna Eshack, also called “Geeta”, was found lying on the floor in her bedroom dead.She said the now deceased and Allen, who had been living together for four months, had an argument over the cooking of food when she was fatally injured.The prosecutor related that the accused beat his reputed wife with a bicycle bar. The court heard that Allen claimed he became upset because the food was half cooked. He told Police that he hit her once to the head.“Allen was 62-years at the time, he should have cherished her and not beat her like an animal,” the Prosecutor told the court, while requesting that the sentencing reflects the gravity of the offence.In mitigating, Attorney-at-Law Siand Dhurjon told the court that the accused had purchased two bottles of alcohol but when the Police arrived at the scene, only a quarter was left.“They had an argument over the various partners that he saw her with. She ripped off his shirt and he lost his mind in that drunken state”. Eshack had been a mother of seven.As such, the court ordered a probation report to be presented on October 29 when Allen will have to return to court for sentencing.Meanwhile, a probation report on Odell has also been ordered after he pleaded guilty to the lesser count.According to the facts, on June 2, 2017 at Race Course Springlands, Corriverton, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne), he killed 86-year-old Fitzhubert Grimes.The Prosecutor told the court that Odell was a regular visitor to Grimes’ home and on the day in question, Odell strangled Grimes with one hand. Neighbours subsequently saw Odell coming out of the house with blood on his hands.He then called out to neighbours for help saying that Grimes fell.A Post-Mortem Examination gave the cause of death as manual strangulation. The deceased also suffered a fractured right collar bone, bruises to the neck and other parts of the body.Odell told Police that he went and asked Grimes for a ‘raise’ but instead, she told him to find a job. This, he claimed, angered him, thus committing the crime.last_img read more

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first_imgThe man awoke and walked off the bus, he said. Deputies then discovered the man’s gun was really a plastic toy, he said. The man was still arrested for having a small knife in his pants pocket, Walker said. Nixon Library’s free admission YORBA LINDA – The Richard Nixon Library and Museum, 18001 Yorba Linda Blvd., will offer free admission from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday – President’s Day. Presidential impersonators of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln will be on hand. The first 100 guests will receive free cherry pie. At 1:30 p.m., a panel of distinguished guests, including David Brinkley, Joyce Appleby, David Greenberg and Kasey Pipes, will dissuss their best-selling presidential biographies. For more information, call (714) 993-5075. Registrar training classes to open NORWALK – The Los Angeles County registrar-recorder/county clerk will begin sessions of the Deputy Registrar Training program. People who register voters and do absentee voting and petition drives are encouraged to participate. Topics include the proper methods and techniques for registering voters, assisting with the completion of voter registration forms, and California election codes related to registration. Sessions will be from 10 to 11:30 a.m. or 1 to 2:30 p.m. March 26, April 23, May 21, June 25, Aug. 27, Sept. 10 and Oct. 1 at the Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s Office, 12400 Imperial Highway, Norwalk, Room 3207. People can select the session of their choice. Participants will receive a Deputy Registrar of Voters Certificate upon completion Contact Patt Sanders (562) 462-2881, if your organization is interested in participating or for more information. People requiring multilingual assistance in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Tagalog or Vietnamese may call (800) 481-8683. – From staff reports 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! LA MIRADA – A teenage boy struck by a vehicle while attempting to cross a La Mirada street was in grave condition Monday, police said. A group of juveniles were walking eastbound on Ashgrove Drive when the boy in the front of the group attempted to cross Santa Gertrudes Avenue and was struck by a vehicle about 7:20 p.m. Sunday, said Lt. Doug Fetteroll of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Norwalk Station. The boy was transported to UCI Medical Center in Orange, where he was in grave condition, Fetteroll said. The driver had been traveling about 35 mph and was not deemed at fault, Fetteroll said. Toy gun leads to man’s arrest CERRITOS – A man who fell asleep on a Long Beach transit bus with a toy gun in his waistband was arrested Monday in Cerritos after a bus driver mistook the toy for a real gun and called authorities. Arriving deputies discovered the man also had a small knife in his pocket, Sheriff’s Department Lt. Scott Walker said. The bus driver stopped at the Los Cerritos Center shopping mall, 239 Los Cerritos Center, to take a break and noticed the sleeping man about 5:15 p.m., Walker said. The driver went to wake the man, who was the only rider left on the bus, and noticed what appeared to be a gun in his waistband, Walker said. The driver then left the bus and called authorities, he said. Responding deputies cordoned off the area and asked the person to step off the bus while using a “light and sound diversionary device” outside the bus that makes a loud boom noise and blasts a bright light, Walker said. last_img read more

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Specter: Gonzales’ actions hurt

first_imgWASHINGTON – Attorney General Alberto Gonzales has hurt the Bush administration and the Justice Department with his poor handling of the firing of eight federal prosecutors, a leading Republican said Sunday. Sen. Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania, the top Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee, said Gonzales was certainly undermining himself and his agency’s law enforcement efforts. “The attorney general’s testimony was very, very damaging to his own credibility. It has been damaging to the administration,” Specter said of Gonzales’ appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee this past week. “No doubt, it is bad for the Department of Justice. It is harmful. There has been a very substantial decrease in morale.” But Specter stopped short of adding his name to the growing ranks of lawmakers, both Democrat and Republican, calling on Gonzales to resign. “I don’t challenge anybody else who wants to do it,” Specter said. “My own mind-set is to leave it up to the attorney general and the president.” Despite the criticism, Gonzales gave no indication Sunday that he might soon resign. Gonzales remains focused on guarding against terrorism and keeping kids and communities safe, said Brian Roehrkasse, a spokesman for the department. “He has acknowledged and apologized for the mistakes that were made during the handling of the recent resignations of the eight U.S. attorneys,” Roehrkasse said in a statement Sunday e-mailed to The Associated Press, “and he intends to continue to work closely with the Congress to reassure them that he is taking all appropriate steps to rectify this unfortunate situation.” Gonzales emerged from a bruising committee hearing Thursday in which he was scolded by senators in both parties and had memory problems. He claimed dozens of times he couldn’t recall key details about the prosecutors’ firings or about a key November meeting that documents show he attended. “All of America saw why so many of us had felt for so long that he shouldn’t be attorney general,” said Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., a Judiciary Committee member and one of Gonzales’ most vocal critics. “He was not in command of the facts. He contradicted himself. And he doesn’t really appreciate the role of attorney general.” Schumer maintained Sunday that Gonzales ought to step down as soon as possible. Asked whether Gonzales should resign, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., said: “I don’t think he can be effective” if he remains in office. “A lot of those calls are coming from Republicans,” Leahy said. “He’s lost the confidence of many Democrats and Republicans in Congress, and many people throughout America.” But some give Gonzales a chance of getting past the flap. “I think he can survive,” said Sen. Sam Brownback, R-Kan., a member of the Judiciary Committee and GOP presidential hopeful.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

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CHP event focuses on child-seat safety

first_imgSANTA FE SPRINGS – California Highway Patrol officer Ryan Lindsey became a child safety seat specialist after seeing children killed and injured in traffic collisions. “I was tired of seeing kids hurt, badly injured and killed on the freeway because of parents not properly installing them in their safety seat,” Lindsey said. Today, officers at the Santa Fe Springs CHP station will join officers at stations across the state in inspecting child safety seats, and distributing free safety seats to needy families, for National Child Passenger Safety Seat Awareness Week. Lindsey and others will inspect seats and educate parents about correct ways to install child safety seats in vehicles and to secure children in those seats. “We’re trying to teach people to do it the right way,” Lindsey said. “Ninety percent of car seats are improperly installed.” The Santa Fe Springs CHP office conducts safety seat inspections every Wednesday, but they have doubled their appointments today in honor of safety seat awareness week. Lindsey wants parents to know that installing a child safety seat is not as easy as it seems. “Parents think it’s simple: you thrown it in the car, put the kid in there and strap him in,” Lindsey said. “But, speeds are faster these days, things are more dangerous now. You need to read the manual and make sure it makes sense to you.” “You can go and buy the most expensive car seat, but the most important thing is to have one that is simple and you can do right every time,” Lindsey said. Child deaths in traffic collisions doubled in 2003 and 2004, from previous years, according to Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office statistics, provided by the Interagency Council on Child Abuse and Neglect and the Office of Traffic Safety. In 1999, 18 children ages 14 and under died in traffic collisions in Los Angeles County; in 2000, 24 died; in 2001, 18 died; in 2002, 20 died; in 2003, 47 died; in 2004, 36 died. In 2003, 24 children, ages 5 and under, died in traffic collisions in Los Angeles County. CHP officials said they do not know how many of those deaths could have been prevented by properly-installed child safety seats. But, they said about two-thirds of children, ages 6 and under, killed in California traffic collisions were not properly secured in a child safety seat. CHP began offering free child passenger safety seat inspections and free child safety seats to needy families in 1999, said CHP Southern Division officer Rebecca Estrada. Though the educational program hasn’t made an impact on child deaths in traffic collisions, Estrada said the CHP plans to expand the program with a federal Occupant Safety Awareness Grant received in October 2005. “We’re going to start branching out to reach women before they give birth in hospitals, Lamaze classes and doctor’s offices,” Estrada said. “We’ll show them how to install their child safety seats before they give birth, so they can bring baby home safely.” Estrada said that the program could begin in cities across the state as early as this summer. On Monday, the Office of Traffic Safety announced it is giving Los Angeles Department of Health Services a $1 million grant to buy 16,000 child safety seats that will be given out to needy parents at hospitals. “We would like to see an increase in participation by motorists to take advantage of this (child safety seat inspection) program,” said CHP Southern Division officer Terry Liu. “But we can’t force them to come to offices.” To make an appointment for a child safety seat inspection at the Santa Fe Springs CHP office, call officer Lindsey at (562) 868-0503. sandy.mazza@sgvn.com (562) 698-0955, Ext. 3026 AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORECasino Insider: Here’s a look at San Manuel’s new high limit rooms, Asian restaurant160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

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Ryder Cup? It’s all about the Ladies Open at Otway!

first_imgGOLF: While most of the golfing world will be transfixed with the Ryder Cup this weekend, there’s another big competition down for decision at Otway. The Ladies Open Stableford Competition at Otway Golf Club, Rathmullen is taking place tomorrow, Saturday, October 1st.Otway Golf Club,  Rathmullen LADIES: Open Stableford CompetitionSponsored by: Glenveagh Woollen Mills, KilmacrennanSaturday,  1st OctoberEntry Fee: €15 (Including  2’s) Time Sheet in operationContact Patricia(087) 231 4332Last Cards 3.30pm.Ryder Cup? It’s all about the Ladies Open at Otway! was last modified: September 30th, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:golfLadies OpennewsOtwaylast_img read more

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Sasol in fully synthetic jet fuel first

first_imgWould you like to use this article in your publication or on your website? See: Using SAinfo material 27 September 2010 South African petrochemicals company Sasol has flown the world’s first passenger aircraft using internationally approved 100% synthetic jet fuel, a milestone in the development of cleaner-burning alternate fuels for the aviation industry. The airliner flew from Lanseria Airport outside Johannesburg to Cape Town on Wednesday, staging a fly-past at the opening of the Africa Aerospace and Defence 2010 exhibition at Ysterplaat Air Force Base before landing at Cape Town International Airport. The fuel, produced using Sasol’s proprietary coal-to-liquids process, is the only fully synthetic jet fuel to have received approval from the global aviation fuel specification authorities for use in commercial airliners. The South African company is the world’s leading producer of synthetic fuels from coal and natural gas “This marks a significant development in the adoption of clean-burning alternate fuels for the aviation industry,” Sasol said in a statement on Wednesday. “The engine-out emissions of Sasol’’ synthetic jet fuel are lower than those from jet fuel derived from crude oil, due to its limited sulphur content.” Sasol CEO Pat Davies said the international authorities’ approval of the jet fuel “recognises the need to develop aviation fuel from feedstocks other than crude-oil, in order to meet the world’s growing needs. “Sasol’s advances in synthetic fuel technology have brought us even closer to integrating viable alternate transportation fuel into the energy mix.” In 1998, Sasol became the first company in the world to gain approval for the commercial use of a 50% synthetic jet fuel component, which was blended with petroleum kerosene. Since then, most of the aircraft leaving Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport have flown using Sasol’s semi-synthetic jet fuel. In 2008, international aviation fuel authorities, including the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence, governing the Defence Standard DEFSTAN 91-91, approved Sasol’s 100% synthetic jet fuel as Jet A-1 fuel, for commercial use in all types of turbine aircraft. Managing director of Sasol Technology, Willem Louw, said the approval process was stringent. “A number of aviation stakeholders, including airframe, engine and ancillary equipment manufacturers; airlines and aviation authorities such as the International Air Transport Association; and relevant oil companies, were involved in the approval of this fuel”, he said. The fuel is fully fungible and aligned with the current aviation infrastructure through its compatibility with the existing engine requirements, and can be used with conventional crude oil-derived jet fuelling systems. “Through Sasol’s advanced technology and our innovative spirit, we have delivered a world first and … we look forward to the many innovations that lie ahead,” Davies said. SAinfo reporterlast_img read more

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