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ITT's Veam brand and Danish Railway DSB complete connector upgrade to keep railcars running into the next decade

il y a 10 heures 58 min

ITT Corporation (NYSE:ITT) and its Veam and Cannon brands are announcing the completion of a connector upgrade project with Danish Railways (DSB) at 2014 InnoTrans.  ITT Veam and ITT Cannon blue-generation FRCIR series and CA Bayonet connectors made it possible to maintain the well-established reliability of DSB railcars, helping ensure safe transportation across Denmark.   - - Electrical connectors between each railcar are continuously exposed to harsh weather conditions, making them suscep...

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Winston Products Wins 2013 - 2014 NTE Vendor of the Year

mer, 09/17/2014 - 23:10

Winston Products, LLC was recently awarded Vendor of the Year for 2013 - 2014 at the Northern Tool + Equipment Rally held in St. Paul, Minnesota on August 4-8, 2014. -   - Each year, the biennial award is presented to a vendor that goes above and beyond to meet the expectations of NTE in the following areas: on-time shipments; product, merchandising and packaging innovation; sales; and customer service. -   - Attending the Northern Tool + Equipment Rally 2014 to accept the award were Winston ...

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Siemens delivers switch panels for gas-insulated high-voltage switchgear to Saudi Arabia

mer, 09/17/2014 - 19:47

Siemens has received an order for the delivery of 111 switch panels that will be used to meet Saudi Arabia's growing demand for electricity. The switch panels will be installed in a total of five gas-insulated high-voltage switchgear (GIS). The order marks Siemens' entry into the direct EPC (Engineering, Procurement, Construction) business for GIS systems in Saudi Arabia and is valued at more than €90 million. The customer is alfanar Construction, the general contractor in charge of buildin...

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Pöyry awarded engineering assignments for Asia's largest solar PV power plant incorporating a tracking system

mar, 09/16/2014 - 15:15

Energy Absolute Public Company Limited has awarded Pöyry with engineering assignments for EA Solar Lampang solar PV (photovoltaic) power plant in Thailand. The assignments include technical assistance to the client during the implementation phase until start of operation later in 2014; and annual operation monitoring for the whole loan period. The total installed capacity of the project will be about 130 MWDC with an annual generation of 207 GWh. A total of 424,800 solar panels will be in...

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OKI Delivers Additional Exhaust Gas Treatment Equipmentfor ON Semiconductor's European plants

mar, 09/16/2014 - 15:12

OKI Engineering, provider of reliability evaluations and environmental conservation technologies for the OKI Group, recently delivered an additional unit of KGT-3MM-AP exhaust gas treatment equipment for atmospheric pressure CVD(*1) manufacturing equipment to semiconductor manufacturer ON Semiconductor's European plants. OKI Engineering's exhaust gas treatment equipment adopt a filter designed to minimize filter clogging, allowing extended maintenance-free use, ultimately contributing to pr...

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Bosch intends to acquire all shares in ZF Lenksysteme

lun, 09/15/2014 - 15:37

- ZF Lenksysteme: approximately 4.1 billion euros in sales, more than 13,000 associates in eight countries in 2013 Sales of electric steering systems growing Products for more efficient, automated, and connected vehicles - - Bosch is planning to increase its stake in ZF Lenksysteme GmbH (ZFLS) to 100 percent. On September 15, 2014, Robert Bosch GmbH and ZF Friedrichshafen AG signed an agreement to this effect. Up to now, ZFLS, based in Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany has been a 50:50 joint v...

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Cost and Schedule Pressures Drive Project Management Innovation in Asia

lun, 09/15/2014 - 14:42

Cost pressures and the race to bridge electricity gaps across Asia are prompting engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) providers to consider and adopt alternative project management approaches to ensure more energy is brought to market in a quicker, reliable and more cost effective manner.   The successful completion of Chana 2 and Wang Noi 4 in Thailand is an example of such new thinking. For the first time in Thailand, many critical elements of two large power plants were ma...

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General Dynamics NASSCO, Mayor Faulconer Signal Construction of Five American Petroleum Tankers at Steel Cutting Ceremony

ven, 09/12/2014 - 23:22

General Dynamics NASSCO and City of San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer today signaled the start of construction of five American Petroleum Tankers at a steel cutting ceremony for the first tanker, the APT-1, at the NASSCO shipyard in San Diego. - - Joined by General Dynamics NASSCO executive leadership and Mayor Faulconer were representatives from Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P., and Rob Kurz, vice president of Kinder Morgan Terminals and president of KMP subsidiary American Petroleum Tan...

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McMurray Stern Announces Launch of New “Times-2” Compact Storage System

ven, 09/12/2014 - 18:12

McMurray Stern, Southern California's leader in innovative storage development and records management solutions, is proud to announce the launch of their Times-2 compact storage system. -   - “ Times-2  is a compact storage system which rotates for fast access from either side, and gives double the depth for more multimedia storage. Unlike ordinary lateral files, the special rotary cabinet design takes space planning to a whole new level. You can save space, divide space, and place Times-2...

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TWI Attends KazBuild 2014

jeu, 09/11/2014 - 23:05

TWI recently attended the 2014 Kazakhstan International Exhibition for Construction & Interiors, Windows, Doors & Facades, and Ceramics & Stone. Also known as KazBuild, the event was held 2-5 September at the IEC Exhibition Center in Almaty. The event attracted over 360 companies from nearly 30 countries to network and discuss trends and opportunities for the construction industry in the Central Asia region. For more information on this year's event, please visit www.kazbuild.kz/en . - - To...

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Wärtsilä wins biggest ever single owner order for Ballast Water Management Systems

jeu, 09/11/2014 - 18:15

A total of 22 bulk carriers, being built by Yangzhou Guoyu Shipbuilding Co. Ltd in China for Singapore based Pioneer Marine, will feature Wärtsilä Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS). The Wärtsilä systems will enable the vessels to comply fully with the IMO's ballast water convention. The contracts were finalised in August. - - Each of the 38,000 DWT vessels will be fitted with two Wärtsilä AQUARIUS UV BWMS, and the scope of supply includes also the commissioning and sea trials of the eq...

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Carrier and Otis Convene International Sustainability Experts to Advance Green Building Dialogue in Turkey, Saudi Arabia

jeu, 09/11/2014 - 15:58

Convening sustainability thought leaders to meet green building professionals in emerging economies, Carrier and Otis will hold their first Distinguished Sustainability Lecture Series event in Turkey tomorrow. The lecture follows yesterday's visit in Saudi Arabia coordinated with the support of fire and security brands Edwards, Kidde and Marioff. Combined, the two events will reach more than 350 professionals in Jeddah and Istanbul through lectures, roundtable discussions and green building...

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Borrowing Against Construction Equipment Provides A Working Capital Alternative -

mar, 09/09/2014 - 22:49

Small business owners have suffered a great deal in this economy. One industry that has been hit the hardest is construction. Money has always been tight, but since the collapse of the economy in 2008, construction companies have been unable to obtain working capital. - - Even as the economy starts to slowly recover, construction companies continue to have difficulty getting approved for traditional loans. - - However, there is a solution. VMI LLC, a California based company, offers a unique ...

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Rolls-Royce launches a new family of medium speed marine engines

mar, 09/09/2014 - 17:32

Rolls-Royce has today unveiled the first of a new family of medium-speed engines for the marine market that will include versions powered by diesel and gas. The new engines offer a 20 per cent increase in power per cylinder, while reducing fuel consumption, emissions and through-life operating costs compared to existing engines in the Rolls-Royce Bergen range. The first engine, the B33:45 powered by diesel, was officially launched at the SMM exhibition in Hamburg, the maritime industry's...

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Orbital Tool Technologies Rebrands as Orbital Energy Services

lun, 09/08/2014 - 20:41

Orbital Tool Technologies, a leading independent provider of specialty machining, welding, parts manufacturing, steam valve repair, and steam turbine repair, has now rebranded as Orbital Energy Services. The new brand and logo reflect the long and proud legacy of Orbital Tool Technologies coupled with the company's primary focus servicing the energy industry. According to Keith Ravan, CEO of Orbital Energy Services, “the new brand is a natural evolution following the acquisition of Centur...

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Valuable material for wind power

ven, 09/05/2014 - 17:42

Germany's attempt to become independent of nuclear energy and fossil fuels is being followed closely by many countries around the world. Wind power is considered to be one of the most environmentally friendly sources of energy. Particularly when it comes to large wind turbines, engineers often choose Levapren from specialty chemicals company LANXESS, because this halogen-free ethylene-vinyl acetate synthetic rubber (EVM) helps to significantly reduce the risk of fire in the vicinity of the ...

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Siemens receives grid connection order for Dudgeon offshore wind farm

jeu, 09/04/2014 - 23:13

Siemens has received an order for the turnkey delivery of the grid connection for the Dudgeon offshore wind farm. The customers are the Norwegian utilities Statoil and Statkraft, which are jointly implementing the wind farm off the coast of the U.K. Siemens will supply the entire power transmission system, including the two transformer substations – one onshore and one offshore – for the 402-megawatt (MW) project. Siemens had previously received an order in August to deliver 67 wind turbin...

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Duke Energy to build Los Vientos V wind power project in Texas

jeu, 09/04/2014 - 17:58

Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial business unit of Duke Energy, today announced it will build, own and operate a 110-megawatt (MW) wind power project, Los Vientos V, in Starr County, Texas. Garland Power & Light, Greenville Electric Utility System and Bryan Texas Utilities (BTU) have signed 25-year agreements to purchase the power produced by the project. “We're proud to be partnering with these progressive utilities to make renewable energy more widely available to their customers,” ...

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Toshiba Wins Major Order in Malaysia for 2,000MW Ultra-Super-Critical Steam Turbine and Generators for Jimah Coal-Fired Power Generation Project

mar, 09/02/2014 - 22:00

Toshiba Corporation (Tokyo: 6502), one of the world's leading suppliers of thermal power generation equipment, today announced that a consortium of Toshiba, IHI Corporation, Hyundai Engineering Co., Ltd. and Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd., has won an engineering, procurement and construction contract (EPC Contract) for a 2,000MW ultra-super-critical coal-fired power generation project in Mukim Jimah in Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia (Project). The EPC Contract was signed with a spe...

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Wärtsilä and Yuchai joint venture inaugurates new medium-speed marine engine factory in China

mar, 09/02/2014 - 18:01

Wärtsilä Yuchai Engine Co., Ltd, a joint venture between Wärtsilä and Yuchai Marine Power Co., Ltd., has inaugurated its new factory in Doumen District, Zhuhai City, Guangdong Province, China. The new factory covers a total area of 266,700 square meters and will be used for the assembly and testing of Wärtsilä 20, Wärtsilä 26 and Wärtsilä 32 medium speed engines. The assembly lines and test beds are in partial operation already, and the plant is expected to be in full production before the...

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