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Wood Group is continuing to expand its Automation and Control business, establishing dedicated automation capabilities at Wood Group Mustang’s Kuala Lumpur office to serve the Asia Pacific market. With this entry into the Asia Pacific markets, Wood Group Mustang’s Automation and Control business will focus on projects in the energy…

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Metso will supply hundreds of valves for Kotkamills Oy's mill in Kotka, Finland, where the current printing paper machine will be rebuilt to produce high-quality and environmentally friendly consumer board grades. The new production line will be commissioned in the second quarter of 2016. "Metso has unique knowledge and expertise…

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Micro-Epsilon UK releases P20 laser thermometer devices measure temperatures from 0°C to 2,000°C for optimum measurement of any material or object, including molten metal, sheet metal and other metal structures such as steel girders. The thermoMETER P20 series includes four versions that operate at different wavelengths across different temperature bands.…

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Hollysys Automation Technologies, Ltd., a leading provider of automation and control technologies and applications in China, announced today that it signed significant contracts to provide Automatic Train Protection (ATP) equipment and system for 70 sets of high-speed trains in 200-250km/h and 109 sets of high-speed trains in 300-350km/h respectively, total…

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ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has launched RollXtendTM, a new state-of-the-art drive system feature to improve HPGR performance and roller life in mining. This advanced control system is based on real-time load sharing between the rollers, which gives significant advantages in terms of throughput optimization, minimizing operational…

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Omron announces G9SE safety relay, a slim unit that significantly reduces installation and troubleshooting time/costs for machine builders. The unit’s screw-less push-in terminal allows fast and easy installation, and with its slim profile it requires significantly less panel space. The troubleshooting process is simplified by the design and usage of…

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Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) announced it has upgraded the controls and safety system at TogliattiAzot’s production site in Tolyatti, Russia. The project was a part of a framework agreement that will see Honeywell automate all production facilities for TogliattiAzot, the world’s largest ammonia producer. Honeywell replaced the existing pneumatic control…

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Ontario is partnering with Eclipse Automation to grow the company's Cambridge plant while creating 15 new jobs and retaining 173 positions. Eclipse Automation supplies custom automated manufacturing equipment to many industries including the energy, mining, health sciences, transportation, consumer/industrial and telecommunications/electronic sectors. With $240,700 from the Southwestern Ontario Development Fund,…

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Meggitt announces PCH420V vibration sensor with a programmable transmitter allows vibration data to be accessed by HART enabled process controllers. Plants utilizing HART networks can now easily monitor vibration through existing networks for continuous notification of potential failures or faults. Process control systems monitoring temperature, lubrication, and flow can now…

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Siemens Ltd has won an order worth Rs 102 crore to supply a 400 kV Gas Insulated Switchgear (GIS) Substation to West Bengal State Electricity Transmission Company Limited (WBSETCL). The scope of the order includes engineering, supply, installation and commissioning of the GIS Substation, the company said in a press…