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ABB Wins Key Orders for Al Nasr Full Field Project

ABB, a leading global technology company in power and automation, has won orders from National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC) for the delivery of electrical and telecommunication systems to the Al Nasr Full field Development Project in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The orders are worth around $18 million. The solutions from ABB…

Siemens to Supply Key Components for Combined Cycle Power Plant in Indiana, USA

Siemens will be the technology partner for the St. Joseph Energy Center – a new 670 megawatts natural-gas-fired combined cycle power plant (CCPP) to be built by Kiewit Power Constructors Co. in St. Joseph County, Indiana. Siemens will supply F-class power plant technology including two gas turbines, one steam turbine…

GE to Upgrade Indiana Power Plant with Advanced Wastewater Treatment Technology

GE announced that it will supply its advanced wastewater treatment equipment for an upgrade of Indianapolis Power & Light Company’s (IPL) Petersburg Generating Station. GE will provide its brine concentration (evaporation) technology to treat flue gas desulfurization (FGD) wastewater discharge, enabling IPL to meet its U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA)…

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Italian oil major Eni has won a contract to develop the Zohr offshore gas field development in Egypt, a report said. The development plan envisages the start of production by the end of 2017, with a progressive ramp up until reaching a volume of about 75 million cu m of…

thyssenkrupp and Siemens Extend Cooperation Agreement

Due to the pressures still facing the mining industry to reduce operating costs and enhance productivity, thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions and Siemens have decided to prolong their successful collaboration in the mining sector for another five years. This means the two companies can continue to provide the mining sector with innovative…

Emerson Conference to be Held in Brussels

The 2016 Emerson Global Users Exchange, Europe, Middle East and Africa, aimed at existing and potential users of Emerson Process Management products and services will be held in Brussels, Belgium, in April. Emerson Process Management is a leader in helping businesses automate their production, distribution and processing facilities in key…

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Hyflux, Mitsubishi Matoto and Toyota Tsusho is studying the establishment of power plants and water desalination stations in East Port Said, according to a report. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed with the Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZone), said the Daily News Egypt report. The East Port Said industrial…

Oman-India JV to Set Up Sebacic Acid Plant in Duqm

Omani investors in collaboration with an Indian entrepreneur plan to set up the world’s biggest plant for Sebacic acid in the Duqm free zone, a report said. The work on the state-of-the-art export-oriented project with a capital expenditure of $62.7 million had already kicked off last month, said the Times…

Valmet to Supply Scrubber System to TUI Cruises' New Vessels

Valmet will supply exhaust gas scrubber system (EGCS) for two new cruise vessels, Mein Schiff 7 & 8, to be built by Meyer Turku for TUI Cruises GmbH. The scrubber system deliveries to the first vessel will start in the fourth quarter of 2016 and to the second vessel in…

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A state-run Indian firm is poised to seal a contract to build a $1.6-billion power plant in Bangladesh, beating out a Chinese competitor in the latest commercial tussle between the region's two dominant powers. After China's recent success in pushing development projects in Sri Lanka, a breakthrough in Bangladesh would…