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Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces that its subsidiary, Yokogawa Solution Service Corporation, has received an order to deliver control system solutions for an ethylene plant that will be built in Plaquemine, Louisiana for Shintech Inc., a U.S. subsidiary of Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd. The order is from Toyo Engineering Corporation, the…

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AutomationDirect offers Edison’s modular knifeblade fuse blocks for Class J and Class R fuses to simplify design and enhance safety. Optional high-clarity, see-through, IP20 finger-safe covers, with or without indication, have a built-in lockout/tagout feature which improves safety by preventing unauthorized fuse insertion or removal. The modular fuse blocks have…

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Hoffmann- Krippner announces IZAL miniature position sensors for confined spaces. The 4mm diameter housing of these Linear Variable Differential Transformer (LVDT) sensors are barely larger than a matchstick. Utilizing differential sensing technology, these sensors ensure precise path length measurements in applications with highly confined spaces.  Their interior provides a complete…

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Rockwell Automation has been awarded the contract to supply low and medium voltage equipment and automation solutions for one of Debswana’s project in Letlhakane Mine. The project is known as Letlhakane Mine’s Tailings Resource Treatment Project (LMTRTP), which includes a treatment plant, a 66 kV power line and other infrastructure…

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Saudi Arabia’s rising infrastructure in the residential, hospitality and retail segments will play a key role in driving the kingdom’s automation and control market to grow at a CAGR of 9.4 per cent during 2015-21, a report said. Saudi Arabia building automation market is highly fragmented where large number of…

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With Pakistan facing a projected 5 gigawatt (GW) energy shortfall, the Federal Government of Pakistan is moving forward with plans to avoid blackouts and meet growing power needs. As part of the government’s plan, GE (NYSE: GE) will provide two high-efficiency 9HA gas turbines, one steam turbine (engineered by Alstom…

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Robotic equipment manufacturer DWFritz Automation Inc. is ending 2015 with an eye toward growth in 2016 and a hiring spree. The Wilsonville-based company has 23 open full-time positions and another 20 open contractor partner positions that it intends to fill in the near future. The company makes automation equipment used…

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Power and automation technology group ABB is locating new manufacturing operations in Senatobia, Mississippi. ABB will establish operations in the 85,000-square-foot building formerly occupied by Twin Creeks Technologies, 40 miles south of Memphis, Tennessee. ABB is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility, industry, and transport and…

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Rotork has introduced a new model in its IQ range of non-intrusive intelligent electric actuators with an optimised combination of valve stem diameter acceptance and torque output to facilitate economical automation of valves and penstocks typically found in the water and effluent treatment industries. The new IQ19 actuator combines a…

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ABB has won a large contract for the 1,850 km Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) to bring Azerbaijan’s natural gas directly to Europe. ABB will deliver the control infrastructure to contribute to safe, secure and reliable operation of the pipeline throughout its lifetime. ABB signed the contract with TANAP and…