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Siemens Receives Power Island Order with H-class Turbine Technology in Ohio, U.S.A.

ven, 11/21/2014 - 19:32

Siemens has received an order from Black & Veatch for Power Island equipment to be utilized at the newly developed Oregon Clean Energy Center (OCEC) in Oregon, northwest Ohio. OCEC will be the site of an 869 megawatt H-class combined-cycle power plant (CCPP). Siemens will engineer and deliver the thermodynamic cycle design and Power Island configuration as well as perform ongoing service at the plant under a long-term service and maintenance agreement. Black & Veatch is the EPC contractor ...

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ITT CEO and President Denise Ramos Receives Distinguished Leadership Award from New York Hall of Science

mer, 11/19/2014 - 19:54

ITT Corporation (NYSE: ITT) is pleased to announce that Chief Executive Officer and President Denise Ramos received the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) Distinguished Leadership Award at NYSCI's annual gala in New York City Tuesday. The award is presented annually to a leader in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) for transformation, ingenuity and excellence. - - "On behalf of everyone at ITT, I am honored to be recognized by the New York Hall of Science, an organi...

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Siemens expands simulation platform to improve engineering quality and productivity

mar, 11/18/2014 - 16:27

- New Version 8.1 of the Simit Simulation Framework New Simit Virtual Controller V3.0 facilitates emulation of Simatic S7-300, S7-400 and S7-410 controllers Flexible simulation and emulation environment for projects of all sizes Synchronized runtime of simulation and emulation both in real or virtual time - - In Version 8.1, Siemens has expanded its Simit simulation platform to include the virtual commissioning of automation solutions. New functions and wizards increase flexi...

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Bombardier to Deliver New Train Fleet for Gatwick Express Services

mar, 11/18/2014 - 16:08

Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has signed a contract to deliver 27 new four-car trains for Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), for operation on the Gatwick Express. The contract for 108 cars has a total value of approximately £145 million GBP (182 million euro, $227 million US).  Under the contract, Bombardier will supply GTR with the latest version of the BOMBARDIER ELECTROSTAR family of electrical multiple units, with additional features for the rail-air route. These f...

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Bechtel to Design and Build a Combined-Cycle Power Plant in Virginia

lun, 11/17/2014 - 16:26

Bechtel announced today that the company is part of a consortium awarded the engineering, procurement, and construction contract to build a natural gas-fueled, combined-cycle power plant in Loudoun County, Virginia. The Stonewall Energy Project, a 778-megawatt facility with advanced emissions-control technology, will be one of the cleanest and most efficient plants in the nation. This will be the fourth power plant the Bechtel-Siemens consortium has built for Panda Power Funds. - - “The Bech...

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Disston Company expands product offerings of Fastening, Driving and Screwdriving Bits with acquisition of CTL Factory

ven, 11/14/2014 - 23:06

Disston™, the global manufacturer of a wide range of power tool accessory products for DIY, contractor and industrial markets, announced earlier this month the expansion of their product line by 184 items to include fastening, driving and screwdriving products. Making this possible is the purchase of CTL Factory, a 50,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility in Panyu, China. - - The expansion of Disston's product line—with both Blu-Mol® and Blu-Mol® Xtreme branded product includes: insert bits, po...

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Ahlstrom launches Ahlstrom AceBlade(TM) Carbon, a cost-effective solution for manufacturing wind turbine blades

jeu, 11/13/2014 - 23:48

Ahlstrom, a global high performance fiber-based materials company, launches today Ahlstrom AceBladeTM Carbon, a new product for the wind energy market. AceBladeTM Carbon is a patent pending, unidirectional carbon fiber reinforcement with superior fatigue resistance and enhanced mechanical properties. The product addresses the market need for  longer and lighter blades. - - The product delivers significant benefits for designers and manufacturers of wind turbine blades. AceBladeTM  Carbon is...

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TWI and Safar Attend ADIPEC 2014

jeu, 11/13/2014 - 16:47

TWI and Safar Oilfield Services recently attended the 2014 Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference (ADIPEC). Held 10-13 November in Abu Dhabi, UAE, the annual event provides a premier opportunity for key market leaders and organizations to meet, exhibit new products and solutions, and network. This year's event attracted more than 600 speakers from 111 organizations in addition to 16 National Oil Companies, 17 International Oil Companies, and 20 international country pavi...

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BP's New Core Flood Robot Enhances Oil Recovery Techniques

mar, 11/11/2014 - 16:09

BP announced that it is now operating the world's first robotic coreflooding system. The Core Flood Robot is the most recent addition to BP's programme of enhanced oil recovery (EOR) research facilities. - - Coreflooding is one of the most important techniques used to identify and evaluate EOR technologies.  It measures the effectiveness of water or gas injected into an oil-bearing rock sample to displace oil. This can be used to assess the potential for water flooding in an oil field.  - - ...

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Siemens integrates new power supply in networked automation applications

lun, 11/10/2014 - 19:14

With the new Sitop PSU8600 Siemens presents its next-generation power supply system: It is the first power supply capable of being completely integrated in networked automation applications and the Totally Integrated Automation Portal (TIA Portal). This reduces the outlay for engineering and operation considerably. The Ethernet/Profinet interfaces enable users to individually set voltage and current for up to 16 outputs, for example. Depending on requirements additional modules, such as th...

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MasterFlow 9500 for offshore wind turbines achieves DNV GL Type Approval certificate

lun, 11/10/2014 - 17:27

MasterFlow 9500 from Master Builders Solutions by BASF is the first product of its kind to receive a DNV GL (Det Norske Veritas Germanischer Lloyd) certificate for Offshore Concrete Structures. The Type Approval Certificate issued by the internationally acknowledged test and certification body, which specializes in oil, gas and maritime services as well as in energy and sustainability, officially confirms the quality of the offshore performance grout. “Being the first to receive this certi...

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Bombardier to Showcase Business Aircraft and Commercial Aircraft Products and Services at Airshow China 2014

ven, 11/07/2014 - 18:23

Demonstrating its commitment to China and the broader Asia-Pacific marketplace, Bombardier is pleased to return to Zhuhai for the 2014 edition of Airshow China. Representatives of Bombardier Business Aircraft and Bombardier Commercial Aircraft will be on site to meet with current and prospective customers, further strengthen strategic relationships with partners in the growing Chinese aviation industry and showcase the company's diversified portfolio of aircraft. With China as a key growt...

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MHI Receives Order for New Automated People Mover(APM) System at Tampa International Airport in Florida

ven, 11/07/2014 - 16:57

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), with the cooperation of Sumitomo Corporation, has received an order to construct an Automated People Mover (APM) system at the Tampa International Airport in the State of Florida. Completion is scheduled for 2017. The order comes on the heels of MHI's award of a contract on three APM systems for the Orlando International Airport, also in Florida, this past July, and it brings up the total number of MHI's APM systems ordered in the U.S. to eight. With...

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Mazda to Build Engine Plant in Thailand

jeu, 11/06/2014 - 18:40

Mazda Motor Corporation today announced plans to construct an engine plant in the Chonburi Province of Thailand. Operations are expected to begin in the fourth quarter of 2015 when the plant will begin assembling the SKYACTIV-D 1.5 clean diesel engine for the all-new Mazda2 for the Thai market. In February 2014, Mazda applied with the all-new Mazda2 to the second phase of the Thai government's Eco-Car program* which applies a preferential taxation system to fuel-efficient, low-emission ve...

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Wärtsilä renews long-term operation and maintenance agreement with Cemex Colombia

jeu, 11/06/2014 - 17:50

Wärtsilä, a leading global supplier of power plant and ship power solutions and services, has renewed its Asset Management Agreement with Cemex Colombia, one of the major cement companies in Colombia. The agreement was signed during summer 2014 and it is valid for five years. It is a continuation of an earlier Asset Management Agreement which was signed 15 years ago already in 1998. - - With this new agreement, Wärtsilä continues to operate and maintain the power plant at Cemex Colombia's ce...

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Davron Thermoforming Oven Performs Two Preheating Processes at Once

jeu, 11/06/2014 - 17:17

Davron Technologies, Inc. designed and manufactured the DTI-1244, a thermoforming oven that uses both electricity and gas to preheat products for a Tier 1 automotive supplier that manufactures interior components. A specialized indexing conveyor oven, the DTI-1244 allowed the customer to streamline its preheating process by eliminating steps that required additional handling of the products. Previously, the preheating process required two separate preheating systems (a contact press and a c...

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KONE to equip Collins Square, one of Australia's largest mixed-used development with sustainable people flow solutions

mer, 11/05/2014 - 20:40

KONE, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, will supply 25 elevators and escalators to Tower Two at 727 Collins Street, as part of one of Australia's largest mixed-use developments Collins Square in Melbourne. The 38-floor tower includes 55,000 square meters of retail and commercial space and will be the tallest building constructed in the city's central business district in more than ten years. Collins Square consists of five commercial office buildings and spreads over 2...

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Porsche acquires climatic wind tunnel from Modine

mer, 11/05/2014 - 18:58

Sports car manufacturer Porsche has acquired a climatic wind tunnel (CWT) in Filderstadt-Bonlanden (in the German District of Esslingen) from Modine Europe GmbH, a supplier of thermal management components. The purchase of this wind tunnel, which is specifically designed for cooling, climate control, safety and emissions systems, will augment Porsche's development capacities in the Stuttgart area. As recently as July this year Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG ceremoniously commissioned a new aer...

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Mitsubishi Electric Establishes Mitsubishi Electric (Russia) LLC

mer, 11/05/2014 - 18:52

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) has established Mitsubishi Electric (Russia) LLC, which started operations in October 2014. The new company will now act as the comprehensive sales company of Mitsubishi Electric for Russia and the surrounding countries for further strengthening the Air Conditioning, Factory Automation and other businesses in the region. - - The Air Conditioning business, which is one of the most important businesses for Mitsubishi Electric in Russia and its n...

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Honda Performance Development Engines On Display at SEMA

mer, 11/05/2014 - 18:36

Today Honda Performance Development (HPD) will feature nearly a dozen racing products at the Honda booth at the 2014 Specialty Equipment Market Association Show (SEMA) in Las Vegas, illustrating the wide range of competition products and services offered by the racing subsidiary of American Honda Motor Co., Inc. HPD racing engines covering every racing discipline from the entry-level karting and Quarter Midget categories to the 2014 Indianapolis 500-winning HI13RT Indy Twin-Turbo V6 will ...

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