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Swedish telecom equipment maker, Ericsson, will be making India a hub for exports to South East Asia West Asia and Sub Saharan Africa. Swedish telecom equipment maker, Ericsson, will be making India a hub for exports to South East Asia West Asia and Sub Saharan Africa. Ericsson was the first…

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The ABB stall at the “Make in India” week was graced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven  who took a closer look at the dual armed robot created by ABB and named YuMi. As an integral part of the Swedish Pavillion, ABB exhibited contemporaneously modern…

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Morocco’s first solar power plant, built by an international consortium led by Saudi Arabia’s Acwa Power, was  recently inaugurated at a location about 20 km from the city of Ouarzazate, a report said. The Noor1 project is expected to provide one million Moroccan homes with electricity by 2018, reported Arab…

ANDRITZ to Supply Turnkey Cold Strip Annealing and Pickling Line for Acerinox, Spain

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from stainless steel producer Acerinox Europa to supply a turnkey cold strip annealing and pickling line for its Campo de Gibraltar plant in Los Barrios, Spain. The line will produce flat products in stainless steel, like 2D and 2B surface quality strip,…

ABB’s GIS Substations to Strengthen Power Grid in Singapore

ABB has won an order from SP PowerGrid to supply four 66 kilovolt (kV) gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) substations for the city-state of Singapore. The project is part of SP PowerGrid’s continuous efforts to strengthen the efficiency and reliability of its transmission and distribution networks and to meet the growing demand…

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Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. announced the installation of a 183.4 kW solar electric system at Mortech Manufacturing Inc.'s facilities in Azusa, California. The photovoltaic (PV) system was manufactured by Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. and installed by SunGreen Systems. Local political leaders, including Azusa Mayor Joe Rocha, joined a ribbon cutting…

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A contract of over $200 million was granted by the Memphis Light, Water & Gas (MLGW) to the New Jersey- based multinational company Honeywell International Inc. The firm is all set to arrange its Elster Energy Axis, AMI (Airline Modifiable Information) as well as advanced metering technology across the regions…

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Sprawling its net of smart-manufacturing technologies, Rockwell Automation has made a timely acquisition of Boston-area Company, MagneMotion Inc. The Milwaukee-based company opined on Wednesday that this move was made to effectively expand its automation capabilities. MagneMotion is a mass producer of systems used for the locomotion of products around a…

Siemens to Supply Turnkey Solution for Power Plant in Nigeria

Siemens has received an order for the key components of the Azura-Edo IPP power plant in the south of Nigeria. The turnkey plant with a total installed electrical generating capacity of 459 megawatts (MW) will be erected in collaboration with the local Julius Berger Nigeria PLC construction company. Customer is…

Bedrock Automation Signs New Automation Solution Providers

Bedrock Automation has signed two new Automation Solution Providers (ASPs) to help meet growing demand for its award-winning Bedrock™ cyber secure industrial control system (ICS). Power-Motion Sales will distribute Bedrock technology in the Midwest and Control Point will distribute systems in New England. Control Point Control Point Inc. (http://www.controlpt.com) represents…