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Ormat Technologies Inc. and Toshiba Corporation announced today that the two companies have signed a strategic collaboration agreement (SCA) to develop strategic opportunities for collaboration in the areas of geothermal power generation systems and related equipment. Under the terms of the agreement, the parties will explore and develop strategic opportunities…

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With the constant push for more automation in factories, one Cedarburg company is growing its market share through acquisition. Doig Corp., an industrial distributor of factory automation systems and parts, has bought Automation Solutions Plus of Weston, near Wausau. The merged business will operate as a stocking branch for Doig,…

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Sasol, an international energy and chemical company, has selected Emerson Process Management to help automate its $8.9 billion petrochemical complex in Lake Charles, La., designed to take advantage of abundant, low cost natural gas. The automation project is one of the largest in history awarded to Emerson. When completed sometime…

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Rotork Fairchild has refined its proven I/P (electric current to pressure) transducer technology to develop new models which exceed recently released government requirements for allowable natural gas emissions. Rotork Fairchild TXI7850 explosion proof I/P transducers have long been approved for and utilised in natural gas operated instrumentation systems. The explosion…

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ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won orders worth $23 million from Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (POWERGRID) to supply 765 kilovolt (kV) ultrahigh voltage power transformers for substations in the northern Indian states of Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh. The orders were booked in the third…

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Tenova TAKRAF completed the delivery and installation of a new cross conveyor system for the F60 overburden conveyor bridge at the Vattenfall mine in Welzow within 10 months of the order. TAKRAF GmbH received the order from Vattenfall Europe Mining AG in August 2014 for the supply and installation of…

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Siemens releases Simatic RTU3030C remote terminal unit that can be used to monitor measuring points in widely distributed plants without depending on the existence of a local power supply or a hard-wired communication infrastructure. Users benefit from wireless access to key process data such as level, flow rate, fill height,…

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Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces that its subsidiary, Yokogawa India Ltd., has won a turnkey project order valued at 730 million rupees (US$11 million) to automate truck loading terminals for the Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (BPCL). Under the terms of the contract, Yokogawa India will deliver Terminal Logistics Suite VP™ terminal…

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Schneider Electric, a global leader in energy management and automation, yesterday awarded Avanceon as Best System Integrator 2015 during its annual Middle East event for system integrators. The prestigious invitation-only event was held in Dubai with the awards being the highlight after a full day of workshops and plenary sessions.…

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Murrelektronik opened a production facility in Georgia’s Gwinnett County, where it will manufacture M8 and M12 cordsets for the first time in the United States. Headquartered in Germany with operations on every continent, Murrelektronik’s new facility in the city of Suwanee is part of an expansion strategy designed to bring…