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Siemens said it will modernise the energy management systems of Uttar Pradesh’s transmission utility UPPTCL. Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition/Energy Management System by Siemens will enable UPPTCL to deliver value to their consumers by providing uninterrupted, high quality of power while ensuring sustained protection of the environment, the company said…

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Iran Oil Terminals Company (IOTC) has held talks with a Dutch firm to revamp and develop oil terminals in the Arabian Gulf as well as build a floating oil terminal, a top official said. A number of single buoy moorings (SBMs) used in Iranian oil terminals are Netherlands-made and partnership…

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Okuma America Corporation has been awarded the ISO 9001:2015 certification by PRG Inc., (Preferred Registrar Group). Okuma is the first, and currently the only CNC machine tool builder to earn the latest ISO (International Organization for Standardization) certification. This standard is based on a number of quality management principles including…

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Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) has signed a partnership deal with Kuwait Energy for the Seba gas field located in southeast Basra, Iraq, a report said. The Seba project, in which EGPC will own 15 per cent of the field, is the second partnership agreement between EGPC and Kuwait Energy,…

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Honeywell UOP announced that China's Jilin Connell Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. has selected its Advanced Methanol-to-Olefins (MTO) process to tap domestic coal resources to produce ethylene and propylene, the essential ingredients for making plastics. Jilin Connell is the ninth company to license the Honeywell UOP technology, which produces superior yields…

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The Sinamics G120P is specifically tailored as a converter solution for use in industrial applications in the process industries such pharmaceuticals, chemicals and also building technology. New power modules, PM240P-2 and PM330, have now been introduced which extend the portfolio for built-in and cabinet units at the 400 and 690…

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General Electric Co. is in talks to merge its oil-and-gas business with Baker Hughes Inc., according to people familiar with the matter, a transaction that would dramatically reshape the industrial giant. GE has approached the oil-field-services company about a deal, the people said, but details of the talks couldn’t be…

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ABB's orders slipped for a sixth quarter and are not forecast to rise soon as Brexit, the U.S. elections and July's attempted Turkish coup compounded hesitation among customers of its Power Grids business, knocking its shares. Third-quarter orders at the Swiss engineering group fell 14 percent to $7.53 billion, ABB…

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General Electric Co.’s €672 million ($732.9 million) bid for 3-D printing company SLM Solutions Group AG failed, the company said, after an activist hedge fund amassed enough shares to foil the deal. The U.S. industrial giant’s offer for SLM was dependent on securing 75% of the German company’s shares. Last…

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Oak Cliff Recycling has selected a Metso solution to maximize metal processing efficiency at the company's wide-ranging recycling unit in Texas, USA. With Metso N Series Inclined Shear (NIS), Oak Cliff Recycling will be able to accelerate material processing of bulky, oversized scrap. "Metso NIS has the design and ability…