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Siemens Ltd today said it has bagged an order worth about Rs 55 crore for supply of high voltage circuit breakers from an arm of the state-run Sonelgaz Group of Algeria. The circuit breakers will be installed in various substations across Algeria. "It (the company) has won an order, together…

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WiLAN's (WILN +4.8%) Automation Middleware Solutions subsidiary has bought "patented technology that relates to the automation of industrial facilities, including manufacturing plants and refineries." Along with the deal, WiLAN has ""entered into a licensing partnership, with a pioneering developer of industrial automation technology, which gives WiLAN responsibility for licensing a…

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Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco), the operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, and Mitsubishi have bagged a contract to build a ¥300bn (£1.6bn, €2.2bn, $2.5bn) gas-fired power plant in Qatar. Operations are scheduled to start in 2017, the Japanese firms said in a statement. Tepco and Mitsubishi will invest…

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Internet of Things Inc. (ITT) ("IoT Inc." or the "Company") is pleased to provide shareholders with an update on its business activities. The Company is developing applications for the automotive and manufacturing industries, and has entered into discussions with industrial and consumer-based companies looking to utilize its technology and middleware…

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Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces the May 29 release of FAST/TOOLS® R10.02, the latest version of a web-based real-time operations management and visualization software package that brings revolutionary changes to real-time process information intelligence. This release is designed to significantly reduce engineering of large geographically dispersed systems, which requires both a…

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ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has received orders worth $85 million from Swiss train manufacturer Stadler Rail to supply traction equipment for projects to expand public rail networks in Switzerland, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands. The orders were booked in the first quarter of 2015. The new business…

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PIL introduces Steel Head ultrasonic sensor that is impervious to water vapor, moisture and dust and can withstand high pressure and steam jet cleaning The P53 Steel Head’s fully encapsulated stainless steel housing with gapless transitions provides IP68 / IP69K protection class protection. Their resistance to aggressive chemical cleaning agents…

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Mitsubishi Electric Corporation has announced today that it has been awarded a contract by Spanish train builder Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles, S.A. (CAF) to supply high tech traction equipment for 118 New Generation Sprinter (SNG) EMUs for Dutch Railways (NS). The project, in partnership with the Italian Branch of…

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KUKA Systems North America announced PULSE carrier conveyance system for automotive car body assembly lines. PULSE uses linear synchronous motor technology to move body sections through robotic work stations along assembly lines as joining and other functions are performed. PULSE technology is extremely fast and flexible – 30% faster than…

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Teledyne DALSA, a Teledyne Technologies company and global leader in machine vision components and solutions, announced today its next generation BOA™2 Smart Camera featuring higher resolution imaging, dual-core processing and embedded iNspect™ Express application software. The BOA2 smart camera is a complete vision system with more pixels, power and integration…