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The Ichthys field was the largest discovery of hydrocarbon liquids in Australia in more than 40 years, and the Ichthys LNG project ranks among the largest and most significant energy projects in the world. Operated by INPEX, the Ichthys LNG project includes some of the world’s biggest and most advanced…

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Rockwell Automation releases Diagnostic Reliability Service that helps manufacturers and industrial producers drive a streamlined maintenance strategy on mission-critical, integrated equipment lines. The solution deploys a layer of technology across plant devices and equipment to monitor and perform analysis, and create a continuous improvement approach to reliability maintenance, reducing operational…

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Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces that Yokogawa Ireland, a branch office of the subsidiary Yokogawa United Kingdom, has delivered a control system for Europe's first hybrid energy storage plant in Rhode, County Offaly, Ireland. The hybrid energy storage plant was officially launched and opened on the November 4 by Schwungrad Energie,…

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ABB recently disclosed that it will energize the European Spallation Source (‘ESS’) research center that is currently under development in Lund, Sweden. However, following this news release, shares of the company fell around 1.5%, probably on broader market concerns. ABB will offer a complete distribution substation solution to the research…

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Electrolux AB’s failed ambition to acquire General Electric Co. ’s appliance business came at a price: The Swedish firm on Wednesday said it would pay the $175 million break-up fee demanded by the U.S. company. The charge, compounded with the botched promise of creating a white-goods giant capable of rivaling…

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Evana Automation Specialists, a leading Systems Integrator and builder of custom, automated assembly and test systems, recently received a contract to design and build a turnkey assembly system for a major manufacturer of commercial vehicle systems. Evana’s customized solution will improve quality and process time for assembling and testing Driver…

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Siemens has won a 900 million euros ($977 million) contract to supply electrical converters to one of three politically controversial planned power lines linking Germany's industrial south with northern windfarms. The German cabinet in October approved such lines to be built underground rather than via cheaper overground pylons, aiming to…

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Honeywell and demand response aggregator company Pearlstone Energy have teamed up to provide a smart grid program for commercial and industrial facilities in the U.K. The program aims to reduce energy bills while helping improve country-wide power reliability and meet carbon reduction commitments. Under the program, Pearlstone Energy will pay…

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Valmet won this year's prestigious 'Palme d'Or' Innovation Award with its OptiFlo headbox with Aqua layering technology. The award was given by the French Paper Industry Technical Association (ATIP). The innovation contest was arranged in connection with the ATIP Conference and Exhibition in Grenoble, France on November 24-26, 2015. The…

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Siemens Limited has bagged an order worth Rs 377 crore from Indian Railways' Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW), Varanasi for supply of traction motors. "Siemens Ltd...has won a crucial order approximately worth Rs 377 crore from Indian Railways' DLW, Varanasi", the company said in a filing to the BSE. The scope…