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CA Technologies has announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Automic Holding GmbH. The transaction, valued at approximately 600 million euros, net of cash and cash equivalents acquired, has been unanimously approved by both Boards of Directors, and is expected to close in the fourth quarter of CA’s…

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Siemens has signed an agreement in Berlin yesterday with Sudan's state-run energy provider Sudanese Thermal Power Generating Company (STPGC) to supply five SGT5-2000E gas turbines. These machines will deliver a combined electrical generating capacity of some 850 megawatts for the Sudanese national grid. All five power plant units are scheduled…

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Calex Electronics introduced the FibreMini, a fibre-optic pyrometer with features that allow accurate temperature readings on metal surfaces in harsh applications. The following features, provided as standard on all FibreMini models, make non-contact temperature measurement possible in difficult conditions: • Fibre optic sensing head withstands up to 200°C ambient temperature, making…

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Iran and Romania signed an agreement to build a 1,000-MW power plant near the Iraqi border with an investment of up to $700 million, of which 70 per cent will be sourced by the Romanians and the rest by Iran, a report said. The plant is intended for electricity exports…

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Honeywell announced it has expanded its line of pressure monitoring sensors designed to minimize the total cost of pressure management for HVAC and refrigeration systems. Honeywell’s PX3 series heavy duty pressure transducers convert pressure into an analog electrical signal. The cost-effective sensors feature a brass housing and can support multiple…

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TAS Energy Inc., a company that delivers efficient modular systems manufactured offsite that is utilized in power, data centers, networks and utility system applications, is expanding its facility and staffing at its production center in Houston, Texas. According to company officials, it facility in Houston is in close proximity to…

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Amprion and Elia have signed yesterday with the winning contractor Siemens who will deliver the two high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) converter stations for the first electricity interconnector between Germany and Belgium. The order volume for Siemens including a five-year maintenance agreement amounts to €273 million. The German Transmission System Operator Amprion…

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Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) announced it will provide an integrated control and safety system for the strategically important Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) in Turkey. The system will ensure reliable and safe operations of compressor stations along the entire length of the pipeline. The Southern Gas Corridor is a critical…

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Schlumberger, the world’s largest oil driller by market value, has signed an agreement with the National Iranian South Oil Company (Nisoc) to carry out preliminary studies over three oilfields in the country, a report said. Memorandum of Agreements (MoUs) were signed for Shadegan, Parsi and Ragsefid oilfields in southwestern Khuzestan…

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In a recent contract, Rotork’s facility at Calgary has fitted IQ3 intelligent electric actuators to fifteen gate valves, sized 42", 48" and 60", and shipped them to the Suncor Fort Hills oil sands mine project in the Athabasca region of Alberta in Canada. This contract is one of many for…