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ABB looks likely to tell investors next week that it wants to hang on to its Power Grids business, putting the Swiss engineering group at odds with some shareholders who want it to be spun off. Activist shareholder Cevian Capital, ABB's second-largest shareholder, has lobbied to separate the business, saying…

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GF Piping Systems has introduced the Signet 9950 Dual Channel Transmitter that enables two measurement readings in one transmitter. Advanced functions provide users the setup of a transmitter and the versatility of a controller. With its dual channel capability, users can connect two of the same sensor measurement types such…

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German wind power plant project developer Ventotec GmbH is looking to work closely with Siemens. At WindEnergy Hamburg 2016, the firm, headquartered at Leer in East Friesland, signed a framework agreement for the supply of at least 200 Siemens direct-drive wind turbines. The turbines will be deployed in a number…

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Italian oil major Eni has agreed a common strategy with Egypt to build renewable energy projects in the country, the company said on Thursday. The first project will be a solar plant in Sinai with a maximum output of 50 megawatts. Construction is expected to be sanctioned next week and…

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The largest steelmaker of Turkey, Erdemir Group, wanted to improve reliability and process efficiency of the iron ore pelletizing unit and selected Metso MD slurry pumps to do the job. With the help of the innovative Metso MDR 300 pump, Turkey's only iron ore pelletizing facility is able to maximize…

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General Electric Company, through its GE Renewable Energy business, today added two new wind turbine models to its recently announced platform of 3MW wind turbines at Wind Europe, in Hamburg, Germany.  Today’s announcement introduced two uprated machines in the 3.6-137 and 3.8-130, to form GE’s most powerful family of onshore…

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Electro-Chemical Devices introduced the X80 Universal Transmitter and S88 Intelligent Sensors which feature a sealed barrier design with heavy duty construction materials for the reliable measurement of pH, ORP, DO, turbidity, conductivity or resistivity and 13 specific ions (pIONs). The Model X80 Universal Transmitter is available as either a single…

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GE Oil & Gas has signed a landmark long-term, multi-million-dollar contract with Petroleum Development Oman for the provision of Progressive Cavity Pump equipment (PCP) and related services commencing in the third quarter of 2016. This is aligned with PDO’s ‘In Country Value’ initiative and marks the first contract awarded by…

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Siemens has received an order for the maintenance and upkeep of the Offshore Substation (OSS) and turbine substructures of the Veja Mate offshore project – owned by Highland Capital and Siemens Financial Services with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners as Mezzanine provider. Siemens will install 67 six megawatt (MW) class turbines for…

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Spiroflow Automation Solutions, Inc., a firm focusing on the control systems integration industry, opened its new operations center in Greer, South Carolina. The office, located at 112 South Main Street, will provide capacity for increased customer support, engineering, sales, service, human resources, and leadership functions. According to company officials, Upstate…