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Norway's oil services firm Aker Solutions and Swiss engineering firm ABB are joining forces to help the oil industry cut costs and improve efficiency in subsea oil and gas production, the Norwegian firm said on Wednesday. This is the latest cooperation for Aker Solutions with other companies to help cut…

Siemens Wins Order for Offshore Wind Power Plant in the German Baltic Sea

Siemens has received an order for the supply, installation and commissioning of 60 direct-drive offshore wind turbines, each with a capacity of six megawatts (MW). The customer for the project is a consortium between the German power provider E.ON based in Essen, and the Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil…

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ABB India reported a net profit of Rs 71 crore on sales of Rs 1,976 crore in the March quarter, meeting estimates. Shares in the power equipment maker however slumped over 8 per cent today as ABB India's order inflow was weaker than estimated in Q1. ABB follows a January-December…

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Panasonic and Siemens strive for the common advancement of digital production for the electronics industry. Against the backdrop of the Hannover Messe, Hiroyuki Aota, Director in charge of Factory Solutions Business and Executive Officer of Panasonic Corporation, and Anton S. Huber, CEO of the Digital Factory Division at Siemens AG,…

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Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) was selected by Dayton Power and Light (DP&L) a subsidiary of the AES Corporation to supply a new Generation Management System (GMS) based on OSI's state-of-the-art monarch™ (Multi-platform Open Network ARCHitecture) platform. DP&L's new OSI GMS will replace an existing GMS which has been in…

Iraq Inks GE Deal to Boost Power Grid

Iraq's Oil Ministry said on Sunday it had signed a long-term "strategic framework agreement" with General Electric which comprised several projects to boost national power resources. The ministry said in a statement one of the projects would generate more than 400 megawatts (MW) for oil installations by summer. Other initiatives…

Siemens Introduces Highly Efficient Simotics Crane Motors for Seaports

The new Simotics DP crane motors from Siemens are based on the Siemens 1LE1 platform, and are now even more compact and energy efficient. The rugged, gray cast iron motors have been specifically designed to withstand the high-humidity, salt-laden air encountered in container ports around the world. Combined with the…

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United Phosphorus, Inc., an India-based manufacturing company specializing in chemical blending operations, plans to establish a new industrial operation in Williamsburg County, South Carolina. The company plans to invest more than $20 million in the project and create 65 new jobs over the next several years. UPI is a national…

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RPP Infra Projects Ltd today said it has entered into a consortium agreement with Siemens for submitting a joint bid to Power Grid Company of Bangladesh to install substations. In a BSE filing, RPP Infra Projects Ltd said: “It has entered into a consortium agreement with Siemens Ltd, India for…

Checkpoint Debuts Solar-Powered Chemical Pumping System in ME

US-based CheckPoint Pumps & Systems has launched a value-for-money chemical pumping solution for the first time in the Middle East, which is both environmentally friendly and harnesses solar power to reduce emissions. CheckPoint Pumps & Systems is a leader in solution driven design and manufacturer of metering pumps, control systems,…