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The production value of Taiwan's machine tool industry for 2014 hit the third-highest level on record, thanks to improvement of the economy at home and abroad, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said Thursday. Last year, the output of the local machine tool industry totaled NT$149.4 billion (US$4.74 billion), up…

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Qatar Rail has granted conditional approval for a systems package needed to construct the planned Doha Metro. A consortium of technology firms comprising Mitsubishi Heavy industries, Mitsubishi Corporation, Hitachi, Kinki Sharyo and Thales is now expected to supply all the systems needed to run the driverless metro network – including…

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Emerson Process Management introduces the Micro Motion Heavy Fuel Viscosity Meter (HFVM) Viscomaster, the next generation of the Micro Motion 7829 Viscomaster direct insertion viscosity and density meter. Making use of the same rugged and reliable tuning fork design as its predecessors, the HFVM incorporates a new robust low friction…

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GE announced it will provide Stockholm Vatten with membrane bioreactor (MBR) equipment for the Henriksdal municipal wastewater treatment facility to upgrade the existing technology, making it the largest MBR plant in the world. The Henriksdal facility is responsible for treating two thirds of the municipal wastewater for the city of…

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OMRON's Electronic and Mechanical Components business arm  displayed its prowess in the field of development of electronic components for smart meters at the ongoing India Smart Grid Week - 2015 (ISGW). ISGW- a conference cum exhibition organized with the support of Ministry of Communication & Information Technology, Ministry of Renewable…

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ABB will invest $30 million in building a new manufacturing site and expanding its customer experience center for its Low Voltage Products division near Memphis, Tennessee. The investment will initially create more than 200 jobs, with a further 100 jobs expected to be added over the next five years. ABB's…

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ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, today launched its Symphony® Plus SD Series of flexible control and input/output (I/O) products, which offer total plant automation across application types, irrespective of size or physical location. They will be showcased at ABB’s Automation and Power World event in Houston, Texas,…

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Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces that its subsidiary, Yokogawa Saudi Arabia, has received orders to deliver distributed control systems (DCS) for the PP13 and PP14 combined cycle power plants*1 that the Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) is building in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia's capital city. The PP13 and PP14 plants will each have…

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Belden introduced LioN-Link EtherNet/IP bus coupler. This bus coupler makes updates easy as a result of its flexible interface with industrial networks running EtherNet/IP protocols. This single input/output (I/O) module supports diverse field wiring designs, numerous configuration options and long-distance connections. Its standardized wiring components also provide unprecedented flexibility for…

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PERKASA Jauhari Sdn Bhd, the turnkey contractor which designed and built the air traffic control tower at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (klia2), has implemented Schneider Electric’s Uniflair Precision Air Conditioning solution to keep the mission-critical equipment running at optimum. “The implementation of Schneider Electric’s Uniflair Precision Air Conditioning solutions…