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Bachmann electronic has extended its portfolio of safety modules with the SCT202 M1 automation module, a highly versatile speed and position measurement module for safety-related applications, particularly also in the wind sector. Bachmann consistently embeds its fully compatible safety solutions directly in the plant controls. Tasks such as operational control…

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Bedrock Automation, the maker of the world’s most secure industrial control system (ICS), has signed a memorandum of agreement with Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and construction services. Under the agreement, the companies will pursue selected projects with…

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Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces that its subsidiary, Yokogawa United Kingdom Ltd., has received an order from the British Pipeline Agency Limited (BPA), the UK's leading provider of engineering and operational services to the oil and gas pipeline sector, to supply a management and control system for a major multi-product fuel…

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EPH Lynemouth Power has awarded Emerson a contract to help convert the 44-year-old coal-fired Lynemouth Power Station to a new biomass-fueled power plant. As main automation contractor and main electrical contractor, Emerson is responsible for helping the project come online within budget and on time. When the conversion is complete…

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GE’s Water & Process Technologies today announced that it will supply its advanced wastewater treatment equipment for an upgrade of the Luo Fang Wastewater Treatment Plant in Shenzhen City, Guang Dong province, making it the largest membrane bioreactor (MBR) plant in China. The Luo Fang facility is responsible for treating…

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ABB has completed a major upgrade of the 350 megawatt (MW) Madawaska high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission link that connects the grids of Québec and New Brunswick in southeast Canada. The back-to-back converter station has been in operation for more than 30 years and the modernization is expected to significantly…

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Saudi Aramco Chief Executive Amin Nasser said the state oil giant was working on building its oil and gas production capacity to meet future demand growth. "What we are doing at Saudi Aramco is building our capacity in oil, we are the most reliable oil producer, we have a maximum…

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Linear Technology’s SmartMesh IP wireless sensor network (WSN) product line has expanded to address the growing needs of industrial Internet of Things (IoT) applications. Capabilities include the SmartMesh VManager networking software, which increases the mesh network capacity to thousands of nodes. The Blink mode, a power roaming node capability, reduces…

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ANDRITZ HYDRO, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order from Eidsiva Vannkraft AS to supply electromechanical equipment for the new Nedre Otta hydropower plant in Norway and from the Government utility SNEL (Société Nationale d’Électricité) for rehabilitation of the existing Mwadingusha hydropower plant in the Democratic Republic…

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Siemens has received an order from ESO (European Southern Observatory) in Chile to supply and install three container substations. These compact stations are equipped with medium-voltage switchgear, low-voltage switchgear, dry-type transformers and secondary systems, and will ensure a reliable power supply to the Very Large Telescope (VLT) array and other…