Human-made earthquake risk reduced if fracking is 895m from faults

The risk of human-made earthquakes due to fracking is greatly reduced if high-pressure fluid injection used to crack underground rocks is 895m away from faults in the Earth’s crust, according to new research. The recommendation, from the ReFINE (Researching Fracking) consortium, is based on published microseismic data from 109 fracking operations carried out predominantly in […]

Robots could replace 48,000 Deutsche Bank employees who are too ‘error-prone and inefficient’, says CEO

  John Cryan, CEO of Deutsche Bank says that current workers are too ‘error-prone’ and ‘inefficient.’ Over the next three years, the firm plans to implement more ‘machine learning and mechanisation’ in the hopes of keeping up with its rivals In 2015, Deutsche Bank announced that it was making 9,000 job cuts John Cryan said many of these would come […]