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Siemens Opens Cyber Security Operation Centers for the Protection of Industrial Facilities

Siemens has opened its "Cyber Security Operation Center" (CSOC) for the protection of industrial facilities, with a joint location in Lisbon and Munich and one in Milford (Ohio) in the USA. Siemens industrial security specialists based at these sites monitor industrial facilities all around the world for cyber threats, warn…

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Veolia, through its subsidiary Veolia Water Technologies Gulf, has won a deal from Petrofac to provide process water treatment solutions on Petroleum Development Oman’s (PDO) Rabab Harweel Integrated Project (RHIP). The agreement will see Veolia support the engineering and supply for the project, which is being managed by Petrofac on…

ABB to Supply Hoists for South African Diamond Mine Expansion

ABB will supply one double drum hoist for personnel and material conveyance, two friction hoists for production, and one single drum hoist for service duty. ABB will provide the design, supply, manufacture, installation and commissioning of all four hoists, including hoist mechanicals, motors, and electrical drive and control, all certified…

Siemens' integrated CAD/PDM/PLM software widely deployed at Bosch

Siemens' integrated suite of computer aided design (CAD), product data management (PDM) and product lifecycle management (PLM) software solutions are replacing the legacy system of German automotive supplier Bosch in its Electrical Drives division. Starting in summer 2016, Siemens NX™ software and Teamcenter® software will serve as the common development…

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Delta Power Equipment plans to open its headquarters and operations center at a multi-faceted facility on 13 acres in Spartanburg, South Carolina. According to the firm, its 100,000+ square foot warehouse and office complex will bring all warehousing, product development, customer services, marketing and corporate headquarter functions into a single…

Endress+Hauser Consolidating Silicon Pressure Sensor Production

Endress+Hauser is concentrating the development and production of silicon pressure sensors at one location in Germany. The company is planning to expand capacity at its Stahnsdorf site and shut down the Kassel production facilities by the middle of 2018. The Kassel workforce will be offered equivalent jobs in Stahnsdorf. “Over…

ANDRITZ to Supply Electromechanical Equipment for the Srinagarind Hydropower Station, Thailand

ANDRITZ HYDRO, a part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order from the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) to supply electromechanical equipment for the Srinagarind hydropower plant, Thailand. Commercial operations are scheduled to begin mid-2019. This rehabilitation order includes the supply of three vertical Francis runners, including…

Siemens Provides Trains and Automatic Train Control System for New Metro Line in Sofia

Metropolitan EAD, the metro operator of Sofia, Bulgaria, commissioned a consortium consisting of Siemens and the Polish train manufacturer Newag for equipping the new metro line 3 in the capital of Bulgaria. The order is worth around 140 million euros and comprises the delivery of 20 Inspiro type metro trains…

Galfar wins $299m Oman construction project

Oman's Galfar Engineering has been awarded a RO115 million ($299.21 million) construction contract by the country's top oil and gas producer, Galfar said on Wednesday. Galfar will build a new central processing facility at Petroleum Development Oman's (PDO) Yibal Khuff project south west of Muscat, it said in a bourse…

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Cruise is one of the fastest growing sectors in the tourism industry with continual investment by owners in building larger ships that feature more advanced technologies for an unforgettable vacation experience. Building on its extensive expertise, GE (NYSE: GE) has been a reliable partner of choice for many years in…