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With the launch of GE’s Power Services new Remote Monitoring and Diagnostics (M&D) Center today in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, more than 200 gas and steam turbines, boilers and generators in over 70 power plants in more than 10 countries across the region will gain access to remote M&D services that…

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Renovating old technology and ensuring that equipment is among the most efficient it can be is high on the agenda for GE Energy Connections’ Power Conversion (NYSE: GE). POSCO-Thainox’s skin-pass mills are the latest to benefit from GE’s renovation service. This upgrade was completed within an impressive 10 days; GE…

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Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces that it has developed an ISA100 Wireless™*-based field wireless vibration sensor with the ability to quickly update data and a long battery life, and will release it in markets other than Japan on December 7. By providing real-time updates on vibration levels in plant facilities, this…

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DWFritz Automation Inc., a leading provider of high-precision automation solutions for advanced manufacturing, today announced that it has released the first seal inspection system to automate the inspection of class II and III medical device and supply packages. The Automated Seal Inspection system (ASI) verifies the integrity of sterile package…

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Royal Dutch Shell signed a provisional agreement on Wednesday to develop Iranian oil and gas fields, an Iranian official said, the first deal by the world's second biggest listed oil firm in Iran since sanctions were lifted. The Anglo-Dutch company confirmed it had signed a memorandum of understanding with National…

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Diakont, a Russia-based global designer and manufacturer of robotic technology for oil and gas pipelines and storage, has established its first North American regional office in Houston. Diakont has developed robotic instruments that are able to inspect pipelines and a submersible robot that can inspect storage tank floors, among other…

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RigNet, Inc. (NASDAQ:RNET), a leading global provider of customized systems and solutions serving customers with complex data networking and operational requirements, today announced that it has been awarded a systems integration contract with Chiyoda Almana Engineering to deliver a reliable communication infrastructure for RasGas Company Limited’s (RasGas) Helium 3 recovery…

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Lazpiur has reached an agreement with the Cy-Time company to manufacture the BEGItech ECD machines built for China. This machine was designed by Lazpiur to verify the dimensions of different parts through high resolution vision. It is ideal for first article inspection as well as for sampling or carrying out…

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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…