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50 years of Bosch electric fuel pumps

il y a 5 heures 2 min

- - • Bosch electric fuel pumps reliably supply injection systems of gasoline and diesel engines with fuel - • Wide OE product range and efficient maintenance - • Continuous further development of fuel pumps into smaller, more robust, more powerful and more efficient fuel pumps - - - Concomitant with the world's first electronic manifold-pressure-controlled gasoline injection system – Bosch D-Jetronic – launched in 1967, the newly developed electric gasoline pump was first used as well. Acc...

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New FDT Group Members to Help Advance Connected World of Industrial Automation

il y a 10 heures 19 min

Toky Electrical Co. Ltd., a major supplier of electrical meters and controllers, and Westlock Controls, a developer of advanced solutions for networking, monitoring and controlling process valves, are the latest companies to join FDT Group. This independent, international, not-for-profit industry association consists of leading companies and organizations active in industrial automation and manufacturing. Its major purpose is to provide an open standard for enterprise-wide network and asse...

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NASA Awards Contract to Extend Operations of Research, Development Center

mer, 08/16/2017 - 12:58

NASA has awarded a contract to the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in Pasadena, California, to extend operations of the agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), also in Pasadena, through Sept. 30, 2018. This contract extends the agreement between Caltech and NASA for management of JPL beyond its current expiration date of Sept. 30, and has a maximum value of $2.5 billion. Work on the cost plus fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract begins Oct. 1. The pu...

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NASA Cargo Launches to Space Station Aboard SpaceX Resupply Mission

lun, 08/14/2017 - 21:02

Experiments seeking a better understanding of Parkinson's disease and the origin of cosmic rays are on their way to the International Space Station aboard a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft following today's 12:31 p.m. EDT launch. Carrying more than 6,400 pounds of research equipment, cargo and supplies, the spacecraft lifted off on a Falcon 9 rocket from Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on the company's 12th commercial resupply mission. It will arrive at the space...

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Former U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte to Join Caterpillar Board of Directors

jeu, 08/10/2017 - 19:26

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) today announced its board of directors has elected Kelly Ayotte as a member effective immediately. Ayotte, 49, is a former U.S. senator representing New Hampshire (2011-2017). She served as New Hampshire's first female attorney general (2004-2009) and, prior to that, she was deputy attorney general and chief of the Homicide Prosecution Unit in New Hampshire.  “During her career as a public servant, Kelly has distinguished herself and has been widely recognized...

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Nissan dives into human-powered mobility partnering with Red Bull Flugtag Nashville

jeu, 08/10/2017 - 17:48

Nissan announced it has been named the exclusive automotive partner of the Red Bull Flugtag Nashville, which will be held September 23, 2017, in Nashville's Riverfront Park on the banks of the Cumberland River. The all-new 2017 Nissan Rogue Sport is designated as the official vehicle of the event and will be used onsite, along with other Nissan vehicles. Nissan's engagement at Flugtag – which means "flying day" in German – also includes vehicle displays and consumer activities to engage t...

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&Y01 Wins First “Red Dot Award: Design Concept” Further Leading Global Design Competiti

jeu, 08/10/2017 - 10:23

Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (hereafter “Yamaha Motor”) and Yamaha Corporation (hereafter “Yamaha”) are proud to announce that the &Y01 electrically power-assisted wheelchair that performs music designed in collaboration by the two companies has received the internationally-prestigious “Red Dot Award: Design Concept.” - In addition to marking the third design award received by the &Y01 - following on from the “Good Design Award 2016” and “iF Design Award 2017” - this is the first receipt of the “...

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57 multiple-unit regional trains from Siemens for Deutsche Bahn

mar, 08/08/2017 - 13:01

Siemens will deliver 57 Mireo trainsets to DB Regio AG, the local transport arm of Deutsche Bahn. Following the product's launch in the summer of 2016, this is the second order for Siemens' new regional and commuter train platform. The Mireos will serve the Rhine-Neckar S-Bahn (regional suburban rail network). The trains will be built at the company's factory in Krefeld, Germany. In Germany alone by 2030, around six to ten million people who live in urban areas will travel by rail daily....

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Sunshield Layers Fully Integrated on NASA's James Webb Space Telescope

mar, 08/08/2017 - 12:44

Designed by Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems in Redondo Beach, California, the sunshield layers work together to reduce the temperatures between the hot and cold sides of the observatory by approximately 570 degrees Fahrenheit. Each successive layer of the sunshield, which is made of Kapton, is cooler than the one below. “This is a huge milestone for the Webb telescope as we prepare for launch,” said Jim Flynn, Webb sunshield manager, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems. “The groundbreak...

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Mazda Announces Long-Term Vision for Technology Development, 'Sustainable Zoom-Zoom 2030'

mar, 08/08/2017 - 12:06

Mazda Motor Corporation today announced “Sustainable Zoom-Zoom 2030,” a new long-term vision for technology development that looks ahead to the year 2030. As part of the new technology to achieve this vision, the company disclosed plans to introduce a next-generation engine called SKYACTIV-X in 2019. SKYACTIV-X will be the world's first commercial gasoline engine to use compression ignition.1 Under the original “Sustainable Zoom-Zoom” vision announced in 2007, the company has striven to o...

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Bombardier's Chinese Joint Venture to Provide Propulsion and Control Equipment for Nanchang Metro

lun, 08/07/2017 - 19:07

Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation announced today that its Chinese joint venture Bombardier NUG Propulsion System Co. Ltd. (BNP) has signed two contracts with the Chinese New United Group (NUG) to provide BOMBADIER MITRAC propulsion and control equipment for Nanchang Metro Line 3 and the Line 2 Extension Project. Together, the two contracts are valued at approximately 204 million CNY ($30 million US, 26 million euro), with Bombardier Transportation's direct share in the...

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Caterpillar to Participate in Jefferies Industrials Conference on August 9; Webcast Available

lun, 08/07/2017 - 15:47

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) Director of Investor Relations Amy Campbell will speak at the Jefferies Industrials Conference on Wednesday, August 9, 2017. She is scheduled to speak at 9:20 a.m. EDT. The presentation materials will be available at [url]http://www.caterpillar.com/en/investors/events-and-presentations.html[/url].     The event will be webcast in real-time and available to the public at  http://wsw.com/webcast/jeff107/cat Listeners should go to the website at least 30 minute...

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GE and ENGIE partner to deliver 119 MW wind farm in South Australia

lun, 08/07/2017 - 14:16

GE Renewable Energy (NYSE:GE) today announced an agreement with ENGIE in Australia to supply and install 32 wind turbines at the Willogoleche Wind Farm in South Australia, 160km north of Adelaide. Upon completion in mid-2018, the 119 MW wind farm project will generate enough energy to power the equivalent of 80,000 South Australian homes. With a power generation capacity of 112.7 GW, ENGIE is the largest independent electricity producer in the world, and already generates 20% of its energ...

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Bombardier Honours the Memory of Jacques Daoust

ven, 08/04/2017 - 15:02

With the recent passing of Mr. Jacques Daoust, Bombardier remembers a man dedicated to the development of the Québec economy, notably as President and Chief Executive Officer of Investissement Québec, Minister of Economy, Innovation and Exports, and Minister of Transportation. “Our first thoughts go to Mr. Daoust's family and loved ones to whom we convey our deepest condolences,” said Alain Bellemare, President and Chief Executive Officer, Bombardier Inc. “Throughout his life, Jacques Dao...

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Caterpillar Group President and Chief Financial Officer Brad Halverson to Retire in 2018; Company to Launch External Search for New CFO

mer, 08/02/2017 - 19:20

Concluding a career spanning more than three decades with the company, Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) today announced that Group President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Brad Halverson has elected to retire in early 2018.   “As a second generation Caterpillar employee, Brad's roots began well before he joined the company, and on behalf of the extended Caterpillar family, I want to thank him for his many years of service,” said Caterpillar CEO Jim Umpleby. “Brad assumed the CFO role just...

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GE Supports Alba to Raise ECA Financing for Power Project in Bahrain

mar, 08/01/2017 - 21:30

GE Energy Financial Services (“GE EFS”), the energy investing unit of General Electric (NYSE:GE), supported the raise of ECA financing for Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C.'s (“Alba”) 1,792-megawatt combined-cycle power plant in Bahrain, which will power the world's largest single-site smelter. The $310.4 million and €310.3 million loans (“the facility”) for goods and services provided to the project are being backed by Swiss export credit agency (“ECA”), SERV. Due to the project procurement strate...

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NTT DATA and MHI Conclude Agreements toward Tie-up in Information Systems

mar, 08/01/2017 - 13:44

NTT DATA Corporation (NTT DATA) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) have concluded a share transfer agreement and shareholders agreement based on their basic agreement, announced on March 30, relating to establishment of a new company to be derived from MHI Information Systems Co., Ltd. (MHIIS), a wholly owned MHI subsidiary. As a result of the two newly concluded agreements, all business operations currently carried out by MHIIS will be transferred to the preparatory company earl...

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NASA's Voyager Spacecraft Still Reaching for the Stars After 40 Years

mar, 08/01/2017 - 13:28

Humanity's farthest and longest-lived spacecraft, Voyager 1 and 2, achieve 40 years of operation and exploration this August and September. Despite their vast distance, they continue to communicate with NASA daily, still probing the final frontier. Their story has not only impacted generations of current and future scientists and engineers, but also Earth's culture, including film, art and music. Each spacecraft carries a Golden Record of Earth sounds, pictures and messages. Since the...

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Protecting Workers in California from Solvent Exposure Hazards

lun, 07/31/2017 - 15:16

It is not uncommon for many types of business in California to have solvents inside their buildings. Whether used as a cleaning agent or as an essential component in the production or manufacturing process, solvents play an important role in many industries.  - - The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) describes solvents as substances that are capable of dissolving or dispersing one or more other substances. Most solvents are liquids, but they can also be a solid o...

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Sysmex Completes Expansion of Reagent Factory in the United States - -Reagent Production Capacity Boosted to 1.8 Times Former Level in Line with Expected Increase in Demand in the Americas-

lun, 07/31/2017 - 13:12

The Sysmex Group ensures a stable supply of reagents to its customers around the world by manufacturing reagents at two factories in Japan and seven factories in six countries overseas. Sysmex has been responding to global increases in demand by reinforcing its reagent supply structure. In 2012, Sysmex expanded its production capacity at the Ono Factory, which manufactures reagents for Japan and some overseas markets, and at the Jinan Factory in China. We expanded the capacity of our reag...

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