Grangemouth oil refinery shut until next week

The owners of the Grangemouth oil refinery and petrochemical site have shut the plant down and said it will remain closed until Tuesday at least. The news comes hours after Unite union members called off a 48-hour planned strike despite not resolving the dispute over the treatment of a convener following 16 hours of negotiation. […]

US reactor shut down after leak revealed

A nuclear reactor in California was shut down last night after a leak was found in a steam generation tube. The reactor supplies 1.1GW of energy and is one of a pair that provides enough power for 1.4 million average households in southern California. The plant’s operators were confident there was no threat caused by […]