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Valmet has signed a contract with CIECH Soda Polska S.A. for the supply of a flue gas desulphurization and denitrification installation to Soda Polska's combined heat and power (CHP) plant in Inowroclaw, Poland. The investment will extend the lifetime of the CHP plant as well as decrease the plant's sulfur…

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Located 22 miles off the coast of Southern California, Catalina Island is home to about 4,000 people but hosts hundreds of thousands of tourists each year. Because of its isolation from the mainland, it relies on an independent "microgrid" to provide reliable power to the island. To help manage the…

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Wins $156 million contract from metropolitan transportation authority (MTA) to install communications-based train control on subway line of New York City Transit system Supplying the onboard equipment for a total of 305 trains and installing the wayside signaling technology at 7 of 8 field locations reuters.com

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Schlumberger Ltd will buy equipment maker Cameron International Corp (CAM.N) for $14.8 billion, as the world's top oilfield services firm scrambles to offer a broader range of products at lower prices to oil companies slashing budgets. The deal, which values Cameron around the market cap it had when oil prices…

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Marsh Bellofram Corporation, a division of the Marsh Bellofram Group of Companies and a leading supplier of industrial gas pressure regulation instrumentation for natural gas, propane, and utilities applications has its introduced its Type T99 industrial gas pressure reducing regulator. Featuring a field-proven high-accuracy and highly robust design, Type T99…

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Crouzet Motors introduces availability of CANopen technology for its brushless DC Motors. The communications protocol offering allows design engineers to connect multiple Crouzet brushless motors to the various components in their system, reducing wiring and installation costs while at the same time increasing system communications and integrity. The CANopen interface…

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Honeywell announced enhancements to Honeywell Digital Video Manager (DVM). The latest release, DVM R600, will enable organizations to more efficiently manage their security system with enhanced mobile capabilities and voice command, and mitigate business risk via support for current IT platforms. Major updates to DVM include enhanced system access and…

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Ruland releases thin line shaft collars with a narrow profile and reduced weight meet the requirements of encoder applications. Thin line shaft collars offer encoder manufacturers greater design flexibility than traditional shaft collars. Each bore size has different screw sizes to choose from, allowing the user to select the proper…

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FireflySci Inc. (FFS) is the newest company in the cuvette manufacturing industry.  In just a short time, they are quickly starting to dominate the cuvette market and are now expanding into micro flow cell manufacturing for flow cytometers, cell sorters, and particle analyzers. A micro flow cell is the heart…

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ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has achieved a significant breakthrough in gas insulated switchgear (GIS) technology by commissioning the world’s first high- and medium-voltage GIS bays with a new eco-efficient gas mixture as an alternative to the widely used greenhouse gas SF?. A switchgear combines electrical switches,…