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GE to Buy HRSG Unit to Boost Power Business, Drive Top Line

GE Power, a division of General Electric Company GE, recently inked an agreement to acquire Doosan Engineering & Construction’s Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG) business. The acquisition is likely to be worth $250 million. The HRSG technology is a combined-cycle power plant that captures the exhaust heat from the gas…

Siemens Equips New KIA Automobile Plant with Power Distribution Technology

Hyundai Engineering Mexico awarded Siemens an order to install power distribution technology in a new automobile plant in Mexico being built by KIA Motors, a Korean automotive manufacturer. The order includes all electrical equipment relating to the substation for the electrical distribution network in the factory. The scope of delivery…

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National oil giant Saudi Aramco expects soon to sign a memorandum of understanding with Saudi Basic Industries Corp (Sabic) for a joint oil-to-chemicals project, chief executive Amin Nasser said on Tuesday. Sabic has previously said the proposed project could cost as much as $30 billion, processing petrochemicals directly from crude…

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EXAIR’s Model 1008SS 1 NPT Back Blow Air Nozzle has been designed to effectively blow debris and liquids from pipe or hose inside diameters, axle housings, bores, holes, internal threads and other internal part features found in hydraulic cylinders, gear boxes, differential housings and more. An array of holes provide…

Siemens Signs Agreements for Expansion of Three Power Plants In Bolivia

Siemens has signed binding agreements for a substantial expansion of three existing thermal power plants with Ende Andina SAM of Bolivia. These contracts follow a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) from November 2015 and were signed in the presence of Bolivia's President, Evo Morales and Joe Kaeser, President and CEO of…

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
ABB Acquires SVIA Automation Solutions

ABB announced today it has acquired SVIA, a leading provider in the fast-growing market of robot automation cells for machine tending. SVIA, headquartered in Jönköping, Sweden, builds automated solutions for machine tending processes, using robots to feed components to lathes and mills, and to secondary processes like assembly, washing and…

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The Fluke 438-II Power Quality and Motor Analyzer uses algorithms to analyze three-phase power quality, torque, efficiency, and speed to determine system performance and detect overloaded conditions, eliminating the need for motor load sensors. The Fluke 438-II is designed to simplify the process of motor performance diagnosis by providing analysis…

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Emerson will provide control systems and project services for a new waste-to-energy power plant near Knaresborough Allerton, North Yorkshire, UK. The plant, which will also incorporate biogas and recycling facilities, will produce 28 megawatt-hours of electricity per hour from 320,000 tons of waste, exporting enough energy to the National Grid…

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Havells India Ltd today announced its foray into integrated automation and control solutions business. The new range is being launched under its premium brand 'Crabtree' in association with one of world's leading automation company HDL Automation, Havells said in a statement. Crabtree will offer customised automation solutions for home, commercial,…

Bahrain to Build $474M Power Transmission Line

Bahrain is set to launch a major 400 kV electricity transmission line aimed at reducing short circuits and ensuring transfer of electricity from the production plants to load centres across the kingdom, said a report. The BD180-million ($474 million) project, implemented by the German company Siemens at the Hidd Power…