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State oil giant Saudi Aramco has awarded a $1 billion-plus contract to India's Larsen & Toubro (L&T) and Singapore-based Emas AMC for the expansion of the offshore Hasbah sour gas field, industry sources said. Increasing its supply of gas is a top priority for Saudi Arabia. Many industrial firms have…

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Emerson Process Management and Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) today announced that they have entered into a Research Collaboration Agreement under which they will create a new center for research and development on the methods of using 3D printing for the manufacture of industrial control valves. The objective of the…

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The MR380-0 OEM Controller from Micronor provides a solution for OEM manufacturers and control system providers, integrating any of the Micronor MR38X series ZapFREE Fiber Optic Signaling Sensors into their product.The sensor range includes Emergency Stop, E-Actuator, U-Beam, Key Switch, Push Button, Foot Switch and Microswitch sensors. The OEM Controller…

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General Motors Co. said Friday it has closed on its acquisition of Cruise Automation Inc., a Silicon Valley company developing autonomous-vehicle technology. GM said in a statement additional details of the acquisition will be disclosed with the company’s second quarter financial results. The auto maker typically reports its second-quarter earnings…

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Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) is set to sign several deals towards building independent power projects (IPP) at Ibri and Sohar in the sultanate, a report said. The contracts will be signed on May 15 in Muscat with a consortium of Japan’s Mitsui, Acwa Power, and Dhofar International…

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Siemens has been awarded a 23-year long-term service and maintenance agreement for the upcoming Panda Hummel Station, a 1,124 megawatt (MW) combined cycle power plant in Pennsylvania. The customer is Panda Power Funds, headquartered in Dallas, Texas. The new agreement includes coverage of scheduled maintenance activities, program management, and parts…

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Bahrain’s HRH Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa launched a BD280-million ($738 million) power grid development project yesterday (May 11), said a report. The project, which is aimed at reducing short circuits and ensuring transfer of electricity from the production plants to load centres across the kingdom, will…

Siemens Receives Order for Substations in Bahrain

Siemens has been awarded an order to upgrade the energy infrastructure for the Kingdom of Bahrain. The company is to supply, install and commission three 400/220-kV substations, including the control and protection systems and cable re-routing. Siemens will introduce an upgraded 400 kilovolt network, which will form a reliable and…

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NUVI, is a social media industry leader that created an innovative SaaS tool enabling companies and organizations to hear and see what people say, think and feel about a brand or topic, expanded into a new 45,500 square foot corporate headquarters in the center of the booming tech corridor at…

ABB introduces innovative modular power solution

ABB launches a scalable power distribution and protection solution for use in mission-critical applications such as data centers or hospitals. ABB’s MNS-Up solution integrates uninterrupted power supply (UPS) and switchgear technologies into a single, modular system, which can lower footprint up to 30 percent, increase uptime, and significantly reduce maintenance…