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Capgemini has signed a three-year collaboration deal with UiPath, the specialist automation software company, in order to expand its robotic process automation (RPA) capabilities. The consulting, technology and outsourcing services provider already puts RPA to use for a number of organisations internationally, automating processes such as data entry, file and…

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Fluke introduces 1587 FC Insulation Multimeter, a high performance wireless digital insulation tester plus full-featured true-rms digital multimeter (DMM) combined into one versatile handheld tool. The wireless Fluke 1587 FC provides enhanced versatility for both troubleshooting and preventive maintenance applications. The 1587 FC adds four powerful new diagnostic capabilities when…

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Nordberg NP13 offers increased efficiency and patented Metso innovations for easy and safe maintenance. NP13 is the second addition to the renewed NP Series, which started with the NP15 launched in 2014. Metso is now introducing the new Nordberg® NP13(TM) impact crusher, the newest addition to a field-proven range of…

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In a consortium with Siemens, Isolux Corsan has been selected to design, build and install High voltage direct current (HVDC) equipment between Ethiopia and Kenya. The project will provide a reliable connection of both countries' electrical grids, improving the use of generation resources in the area. The total value of…

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ABB India rolled out the first 800 kilovolt (kV) converter transformer manufactured at its Vadodara facility in Gujarat for the ultra-high voltage direct current (UHVDC) transmission link. The transport weight of the transformer is around 300 tonnes and it will be installed at PowerGrid’s Agra substation, part of the North…

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International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order to supply two continuous furnace plants for two new hot-dip galvanizing plants at Tangshan Iron and Steel Group, China. The two lines will have a combined annual total capacity of 670,000 tons and are designed to produce high-strength steel grade for the…

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Thousands of dredges are operated to maintain navigation channels in our rivers, lakes and harbours and to mine sand and gravel for the construction industry. Managing and optimizing production from a dredge requires continuous monitoring of pipeline pressure, vacuum and slurry velocity. The operating conditions are extremely harsh and any…

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OMRON Corporation, a global leader in the field of automation based on its core sensing and control technology, today announced it has completed its acquisition of Adept Technology, Inc. (“Adept”), a global, leading provider of intelligent robots, autonomous mobile robot solutions and services. Under the terms of the previously announced…

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Alexco Resource Corp. announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Alexco Environmental Group ("AEG"), under contract to the US Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA"), has completed the construction and initiated operation of a 1,200 gallon per minute ("gpm") interim water treatment facility at the Gold King Mine near Silverton, Colorado. The abandoned…

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Emerson Process Management has introduced their next generation flow computer family consisting of both single and dual meter run gas flow computers. These field-mounted flow computers provide a new solution to flow metering and flow computing where challenges with power, safety and measurement accuracy are addressed, delivering a more convenient…