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Advantage set under Wimbledon roof: Datapaq measures floodlight temperatures
Advantage set under Wimbledon roof: Datapaq measures floodlight temperatures
9/22/2014 7:24:25 PM
When the sun comes out on a rainy Wimbledon match day, the roof over Centre Court can be retracted, but only after the floodlights have cooled down sufficiently. This is a safety requirement as well as an aesthetic one, as the 1,000 W floodlights are mounted directly on the roof beams and the fabric comes close to this heat source when the roof is retracted. To check how …
MacGregor secures RoRo cargo access equipment order from South Korea
9/22/2014 6:05:01 PM
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has won an order from Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) in South Korea for the design and delivery of MacGregor RoRo cargo access equipment. It is destined for a 180m logistics and support vessel (LSV) under construction at the yard for the Royal Norwegian Navy’s Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation (NDLO). The vessel is …
Bombardier to Supply 16 Additional Light Rail Vehicles to Manchester Metrolink in the UK
Bombardier to Supply 16 Additional Light Rail Vehicles to Manchester Metrolink in the UK
9/22/2014 8:46:54 AM
Bombardier Transportation, together with consortium partner Vossloh Kiepe, has signed an option to supply 16 additional * BOMBARDIER *FLEXITY Swift light rail vehicles (LRVs) to Transport for Greater Manchester’s (TfGM’s) Metrolink system. This option forms part of the contract signed with Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Executive (GMPTE now referred to as TfGM) in …
Mitsubishi Electric’s S-EIV Saves on Power for Tokyo Metro
Mitsubishi Electric’s S-EIV Saves on Power for Tokyo Metro
9/18/2014 10:50:28 AM
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) announced today that its Station Energy Saving Inverter (S-EIV®), which has been in operation at Tokyo Metro’s Myoden Station since June 2014, has contributed a daily power savings of approximately 600kWh, or enough to power about 60 households. The electricity produced by regenerative brakes supplies power to other trains …
ITT’s Veam brand and Danish Railway DSB complete connector upgrade to keep railcars running into the next decade
9/17/2014 6:38:36 PM
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. …
Winston Products Wins 2013 - 2014 NTE Vendor of the Year
Winston Products Wins 2013 - 2014 NTE Vendor of the Year
9/17/2014 5:10:32 PM
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; …
Siemens delivers switch panels for gas-insulated high-voltage switchgear to Saudi Arabia
Siemens delivers switch panels for gas-insulated high-voltage switchgear to Saudi Arabia
9/17/2014 1:47:26 PM
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 …
Pöyry awarded engineering assignments for Asia’s largest solar PV power plant incorporating a tracking system
9/16/2014 9:15:19 AM
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 …
OKI Delivers Additional Exhaust Gas Treatment Equipmentfor ON Semiconductor’s European plants
OKI Delivers Additional Exhaust Gas Treatment Equipmentfor ON Semiconductor’s European plants
9/16/2014 9:12:26 AM
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 …
Bosch intends to acquire all shares in ZF Lenksysteme
9/15/2014 9:37:22 AM
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 …
Cost and Schedule Pressures Drive Project Management Innovation in Asia
9/15/2014 8:42:27 AM
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 …
General Dynamics NASSCO, Mayor Faulconer Signal Construction of Five American Petroleum Tankers at Steel Cutting Ceremony
9/12/2014 5:22:56 PM
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, …
McMurray Stern Announces Launch of New “Times-2” Compact Storage System
9/12/2014 12:12:24 PM
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 …
TWI Attends KazBuild 2014
TWI Attends KazBuild 2014
9/11/2014 5:05:37 PM
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 …
Wärtsilä wins biggest ever single owner order for Ballast Water Management Systems
Wärtsilä wins biggest ever single owner order for Ballast Water Management Systems
9/11/2014 12:15:53 PM
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 …
Carrier and Otis Convene International Sustainability Experts to Advance Green Building Dialogue in Turkey, Saudi Arabia
Carrier and Otis Convene International Sustainability Experts to Advance Green Building Dialogue in Turkey, Saudi Arabia
9/11/2014 9:58:18 AM
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 …
Borrowing Against Construction Equipment Provides A Working Capital Alternative
Borrowing Against Construction Equipment Provides A Working Capital Alternative
9/9/2014 4:49:03 PM
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 …
Rolls-Royce launches a new family of medium speed marine engines
Rolls-Royce launches a new family of medium speed marine engines
9/9/2014 11:32:38 AM
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 …
Orbital Tool Technologies Rebrands as Orbital Energy Services
Orbital Tool Technologies Rebrands as Orbital Energy Services
9/8/2014 2:41:53 PM
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 …
Valuable material for wind power
Valuable material for wind power
9/5/2014 11:42:15 AM
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 …