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Valmet will supply automation to Turun Seudun Energiantuotanto Oy's (TSE) new combined heat and power (CHP) plant currently under construction in Naantali, Finland. The multi-fuel power plant will be commissioned in the fall of 2017. In April 2015, Valmet announced an order for boiler technology and flue gas cleaning equipment…

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Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG (TAP) has awarded the contract for the supply of six gas turbine turbo compressor units to Siemens AG. Half of these items will be installed in TAP’s compressor station near Kipoi, in Greece, and the remaining half at TAP’s compressor station near Fier, in Albania. Ian…

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ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order from Socabelec East Africa Ltd. to design, supply and install a PowerStore flywheel-based microgrid stabilization solution for the Marsabit wind farm in northern Kenya. The country plans to quadruple its energy output in the next five years bringing…

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A&B Process Systems, located near Wausau, is being acquired for $102 million by JBT Corp., a Chicago technology firm in the food processing industry. The transaction is expected to close later this year, both companies said Wednesday in a press release. A&B, headquartered in Stratford, specializes in the design, manufacturing,…

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GE announced that GE has been chosen to upgrade the efficiency and availability of eight GE gas turbines at the Japanese utility’s Joetsu Thermal Power Station. Under terms of the agreement, GE’s Power Generation Services business will provide three GE Power FlexEfficiency* upgrade offerings, including a Dry Low NOx 2.6…

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Egypt’s Alexandria National Refining & Petrochemicals Company (ANRPC) will use technology and equipment provided by UOP, a Honeywell company, in its $300-million new state-of-the-art gasoline production facility. The facility will meet growing domestic demand for high-octane gasoline.   ANRPC will add a second UOP CCR Platforming process unit, including a…

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Danaher Corporation announced the completion of its acquisition of Pall Corporation ("Pall,") (NYSE: PLL). On August 31, 2015, Danaher completed the merger of Pentagon Merger Sub, Inc., a New York corporation and an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Danaher, into Pall and, as a result, Pall has become an indirect…

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Pepperl+Fuchs, a world leader in process automation and applications, has acquired MACTek Corporation, a leading provider of HART protocol devices. The move is part of Pepperl+Fuchs' strategy to further extend its integrated solutions offerings and strengthen its position in the WirelessHART market.    "We are pleased to add the MACTek…

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Texas Instruments Philippines, the biggest semiconductor and electronics manufacturer in the country,  is planning to invest $10 million to expand its distribution center at its facility in Clark Freeport Zone. This was announced by Mohammad Yunus, president and managing director of TI Philippines, during the groundbreaking ceremonies last Thursday of…

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Axiomtek announced NA150 fanless RISC-based network appliance platform that has a Marvell Armada 370 processor with DDR3L onboard memory up to 1 GB. Five Gigabit Ethernet ports are integrated into this network communication unit, and one PCI Express Mini Card slot is available for wireless/3G/LTE network connection. This fanless network…