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Neon Energy, a leading global provider of green energy solutions, has partnered with Dubai’s Al Fajer Group to provide affordable integrated solutions in the renewable energy and energy efficiency sectors. The Al Fajer Group is headed by Sheikh Hasher Maktoum Jumaa Al Maktoum. The new entity will be called Al…

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Saudi Basic Industries Corp (SABIC), one of the world's largest petrochemicals groups, said on Monday it had signed an agreement with Shenhua Ningxia Coal Industry Group to build a petrochemical complex in China. SABIC said in a statement the joint project would be a "greenfield petrochemical complex" located in the…

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New Siemens automation controllers for rail applications are being launched on the market. The new rail-tested and approved Siplus extreme rail devices are based on the latest generation of Simatic S7 controllers and are specially designed for the extreme conditions encountered in rail applications. The new range includes the Siplus…

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Siemens, a globally operating technology company, has officially launched its advanced NX Air air-insulated medium voltage switchgear in Qatar. The launch took place today (May 29) during an event which was held under the theme “Redefining power distribution in Qatar”, said a statement from Siemens. The event was attended by…

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The Alfa Laval FrontLine and Alfa Laval BaseLine gasketed plate heat exchangers minimize total cost of ownership and maximize profitability. These hygienic heat exchangers feature versatile design while offering high heat transfer efficiency, delivering superior value to owners and operators across a broad range of hygienic industries from food to…

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Baumer expanded their portfolio of HeavyDuty encoders. The encoder series HMG 10 and PMG 10 are specifically designed to address application needs in the Metal & Steel, Ports, and Mobile Automation industries. Baumer HMG 10 and PMG 10 encoders merge the practice-proven concept of bearings on both sides, precision sensing…

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A consortium of Egypt's Orascom Construction (OC) and Belgian Besix Group has won the contract from Arab Petroleum Pipelines Company (Sumed) for the construction of a new pier in Ain Sukhna area of Suez governorate at an investment of $350 million, said a report. Work will start on the project…

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Honeywell, the US-based company that provides diversified technology and manufacturing solutions for various industries, has opened a new refining technology at its Gurgaon-based India Technology Center, which is dedicated to helping Indian refiners get more clean transportation fuels from every barrel of oil. Unveiling the technology on May 23, 2016,…

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Today marks the inauguration of two new high-tech component production lines at the GE Oil & Gas plant in Talamona, Italy. A new nozzle production line is the first completely automated line for GE Oil & Gas, and a new additive manufacturing line will use laser technology to 3D print…

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Engineers, OEMs, and integrators have struggled for years to balance the cost of PLCs with their I/O needs, and Turck's new ARGEE technology solves this challenge. ARGEE empowers manufacturers to add logic to compatible I/O devices without a PLC, driving down the cost per I/O point and increasing flexibility in…