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Black & Veatch Selected to Proactively Address Water Uncertainties in Hong Kong
12/22/2014 11:41:53 AM
Hong Kong’s comprehensive Total Water Management (TWM) strategy paper is set for a major review in the coming months and will help Hong Kong better prepare for uncertainties it faces including acute climate change and low rainfall. The Water Supplies Department of the Hong Kong SAR (WSD) has selected Black & Veatch to lead the review of the TWM. With fresh water demand …
FAA Issues Type Certificate for PW1100G-JM Aero Engine to be Used on Airbus A320neo
12/22/2014 11:28:40 AM
The PurePower PW1100G-JM aero engine, which Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Aero Engine, Ltd. (MHIAEL) has been jointly developing as a member of Japanese Aero Engines Corporation (JAEC) with Pratt & Whitney (P&W) of the U.S. and MTU Aero Engines AG (MTU) of Germany, has been issued a type certificate (TC) by the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The …
Wärtsilä wins contracts for sea water desalination systems for seven cruise ships
Wärtsilä wins contracts for sea water desalination systems for seven cruise ships
12/18/2014 10:19:55 AM
The Meyer Werft Germany, Meyer Turku, STX France, and Fincantieri shipyards have all placed orders with Wärtsilä for the supply of fresh water generators to a total of seven cruise ships. The orders were placed between September and November 2014. Delivery of the Wärtsilä systems is scheduled to commence in May 2015 and will be completed by autumn 2017. Wärtsilä’s delivery …
Cargotec’s MacGregor signs major equipment contract with Kleven Shipyard for six new anchor handlers
12/15/2014 9:41:08 AM
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has received a major order from Kleven in Norway for six comprehensive deck handling equipment packages. They will be installed on six new-generation Anchor Handling Tug Supply (AHTS) vessels for Maersk Supply Service. MacGregor’s delivery of Triplex and Hatlapa products is planned to start in the last quarter of 2015 and run until the second …
Kalmar gains order for zero-emission RTGs as Gdynia Container Terminal increases capacity in Poland
12/12/2014 1:37:36 PM
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has gained a further order for five of its latest generation zero emission rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) from Gdynia Container Terminal (GCT) in Poland. The order follows the delivery of two similar machines earlier in 2014. The latest order was booked into Cargotec’s fourth quarter intake with delivery scheduled for December 2015. GCT opted to …
KUKA publishes definitive final result of takeover offer for Swisslog
12/12/2014 1:03:08 PM
KUKA AG today presented the definitive final result of its public takeover offer for Swisslog Holding AG. KUKA AG had acquired 230,678,047 Swisslog shares. The number is equal to 92.2 percent of the 250,311,599 Swisslog shares that were subject to the acquisition offer. The finalizing of the takeover offer is planned for 15 December 2014. KUKA AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT …
Siemens management system cuts energy costs of electrostatic precipitators in steel mills
Siemens management system cuts energy costs of electrostatic precipitators in steel mills
12/11/2014 3:56:23 PM
With Precon, Siemens Metals Technologies is offering steel works operators an energy management system for electrostatic precipitators in dedusting plants. The system includes components for data recording and processing, operator control and monitoring devices, and special software for controlling the precipitators. This enables the operation of the electrostatic …
Mitsubishi Electric Verifies VP-X High-efficiency Turbine Generator
Mitsubishi Electric Verifies VP-X High-efficiency Turbine Generator
12/8/2014 8:41:25 AM
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) announced today the successful completion of verification tests on its VP-X turbine generator for thermal power plants, the world’s first generator in the 900 MVA class to use indirect hydrogen cooling for stator conductors. Cooling is achieved with hydrogen gas introduced from outside of the main insulation. Thanks to this and …
Endress+Hauser scientist Sherry Liu received ISA award
Endress+Hauser scientist Sherry Liu received ISA award
12/5/2014 1:54:52 PM
Sherry Liu, director of research and development and principal scientist at SpectraSensors, Inc., has received the International Society of Automation (ISA) Award for Excellence in Analytical Innovation. The scientist significantly refined gas analysis based on Tunable Diode Laser Absorption Spectroscopy (TDLAS), and developed a series of TDLAS based gas analysis solutions …
Toshiba Reinforces Power Systems Business in North America
12/5/2014 10:08:10 AM
Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) today announced that it will reinforce its power systems business in North America by merging three current businesses into a new company: the thermal and hydro power business operated by Toshiba International Corporation (TIC); the steam turbine and generator (STG) business for nuclear power systems operated by Toshiba America Nuclear Energy …
Pöyry awarded consulting services assignment for Renova’s wind power investments, Brazil
12/4/2014 11:11:58 AM
Renova Energia has awarded Pöyry with the consulting services assignment to establish a Project Management Office function for their wind power investments in Brazil. The assignment includes the design of general project management processes based on market best practice and Pöyry’s expertise in implementing large projects, enabling consistent and high quality project …
Rolls-Royce receives US certification for nuclear digital safety Instrumentation and Control technology
12/4/2014 9:47:48 AM
Rolls-Royce market-leading digital safety Instrumentation and Control (I&C) platform, known as Spinline™, has received certification for use in America’s civil nuclear power reactors by the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (US NRC). Spinline™ is a technology-independent platform that enables power utilities to enhance nuclear safety and operational efficiency over the …
Otis Ships 1,000th Skyrise™ Elevator as Global Population Growth and Urbanization Drive Cities Higher
12/3/2014 2:52:34 PM
Otis High Rise Elevator (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., Otis’ High Rise Contract and Logistics Center in Shanghai, recently arranged the delivery of the 1,000th Otis Skyrise elevator. The success of the skyscraper-specific elevator system underscores Otis’ leadership in super-tall building development. Otis the world’s largest manufacturer and maintainer of people-moving products, …
Staff Right Solutions, LLC Continues Its Steady Growth and Announces Another New Office
12/2/2014 12:06:03 PM
STAFF RIGHT SOLUTIONS, LLC, a regional leader in staffing and recruiting services for Financial, Administrative and Light Industrial markets, is pleased to announce the opening of another new office located at 303 East Main St., Bound Brook, NJ  08805. “Staff Right Solutions strong, steady growth and our expanding regional footprint are a real tribute to the talent of our …
AkzoNobel signs global supply agreement with Daimler AG
12/2/2014 8:55:14 AM
Daimler AG has signed an agreement with AkzoNobel Performance Coatings making the company one of the approved suppliers of vehicle refinishes to Daimler dealerships and approved bodyshops worldwide. The contract covers the supply and support of AkzoNobel’s Sikkens brand to the company’s dealership network including Mercedes-Benz, Smart, and Mercedes-Benz commercial …
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 …