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Vaisala Signs a Contract for Six Weather Radars
11/28/2014 9:11:24 AM
Vaisala has signed a contract to deliver six weather radars to its long-term customer in Asia Pacific. The contract includes Dual Polarization Doppler Weather Radars WRK200 equipped with klystron transmitter technology, installation services and training. The deliveries start in 2016 and will be completed by the end of 2018. The value of the deal is EUR 8.9 million. A …
Drive technology featured in the new BMW 2 Series Active Tourer.
Drive technology featured in the new BMW 2 Series Active Tourer.
11/28/2014 9:00:16 AM
Since the premiere of the first four-wheel drive BMW 325i in 1985, BMW has consistently expanded its four-wheel drive competence with new models and constant further development in the field of drive technology. One of the milestones is undoubtedly the intelligent four-wheel drive system BMW xDrive, which was first used in the BMW X3 and the X5 in 2004 and is now available for …
Pöyry awarded nickel emissions reduction engineering services assignment by Vale at Copper Cliff Nickel Refinery, Canada
11/27/2014 11:27:27 AM
Vale Canada Limited has awarded Pöyry (Montreal) Inc with the detailed engineering and construction site assistance services assignment for the nickel emissions project at Copper Cliff Nickel Refinery in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. The project involves a new baghouse with auxiliaries for the Nickel Refinery Converter (NRC) plant to treat the gases from the nickel refining …
Marubeni Corporation to Distribute Exclusively EnerG2’s Next-Generation Energy Storage Materials throughout Asia
11/26/2014 9:32:15 AM
Marubeni Corporation today announced an exclusive distribution agreement with EnerG2 ( ), a Seattle-based company manufacturing advanced carbon materials for next-generation energy storage devices. Under the agreement, Marubeni will have the exclusive rights in Asia – including Japan, China, Taiwan, Korea and Malaysia – to distribute EnerG2’s carbon materials …
US Marine Corps awards Rolls-Royce v-22 engine services contract
11/25/2014 10:49:09 AM
Rolls-Royce has been awarded a new, two-year contract to provide aftermarket engine support for the US Marine Corps and Air Force V-22 fleets, which provides a more than 30 percent reduction in support costs. The contract, through the company’s innovative MissionCare™ model, is valued at up to $287 million and will cover all V-22 aircraft across the Marine and Air Force …
Safar Highlights Products at Mangystau Oil & Gas
Safar Highlights Products at Mangystau Oil & Gas
11/24/2014 12:16:33 PM
Safar Oilfield Services showcased a comprehensive list of oilfield products and equipment at the 2014 Manygstau Oil, Gas & Infrastructure event. Held 11-13 November at the Grand Nur Plaza Hotel & Convention Center in Aktau, the event brought together over 70 exhibitors and 1,200 attendees from key companies throughout Central Asia. The first two days of the event …
French President François Hollande inaugurates new Safran/Albany production plant in eastern France
French President François Hollande inaugurates new Safran/Albany production plant in eastern France
11/24/2014 11:27:00 AM
François Hollande, President of France, Jean-Paul Herteman, Chairman and CEO of Safran, and Joseph G. Morone, President and CEO of Albany International Corp., today inaugurated a new production plant in Commercy, eastern France, within the scope of the industrial partnership between Safran and Albany. Opened in May 2014, the plant makes parts for new-generation aircraft …
Bosch: Associates’ ideas save 395 million euros
11/24/2014 9:36:08 AM
* Company founder Robert Bosch introduced the suggestions book in 1924 * Two associates at Bosch foundry have received the highest possible cash reward of 150,000 euros * Christoph Kübel, Bosch director of industrial relations: “Associates’ ideas enhance our innovative strength” For 90 years now, Bosch has systematically benefited from its associates’ creativity and …
Siemens Receives Power Island Order with H-class Turbine Technology in Ohio, U.S.A.
11/21/2014 12:32:08 PM
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 …
ITT CEO and President Denise Ramos Receives Distinguished Leadership Award from New York Hall of Science
11/19/2014 12:54:58 PM
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 …
Siemens expands simulation platform to improve engineering quality and productivity
Siemens expands simulation platform to improve engineering quality and productivity
11/18/2014 9:27:42 AM
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 …
Bombardier to Deliver New Train Fleet for Gatwick Express Services
11/18/2014 9:08:35 AM
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 …
Bechtel to Design and Build a Combined-Cycle Power Plant in Virginia
11/17/2014 9:26:28 AM
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 …
Disston Company expands product offerings of Fastening, Driving and Screwdriving Bits with acquisition of CTL Factory
Disston Company expands product offerings of Fastening, Driving and Screwdriving Bits with acquisition of CTL Factory
11/14/2014 4:06:04 PM
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 …
Ahlstrom launches Ahlstrom AceBlade(TM) Carbon, a cost-effective solution for manufacturing wind turbine blades
11/13/2014 4:48:05 PM
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 …
TWI and Safar Attend ADIPEC 2014
TWI and Safar Attend ADIPEC 2014
11/13/2014 9:47:16 AM
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 …
BP’s New Core Flood Robot Enhances Oil Recovery Techniques
11/11/2014 9:09:51 AM
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 …
Siemens integrates new power supply in networked automation applications
Siemens integrates new power supply in networked automation applications
11/10/2014 12:14:32 PM
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 …
MasterFlow 9500 for offshore wind turbines achieves DNV GL Type Approval certificate
11/10/2014 10:27:07 AM
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 …
Bombardier to Showcase Business Aircraft and Commercial Aircraft Products and Services at Airshow China 2014
11/7/2014 11:23:51 AM
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 …