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EPE Corporation, an electronics manufacturing company, has purchased the Nordson ASYMTEK Spectrum S-920 Automated Fluid Dispense System. The scalable Nordson ASYMTEK Spectrum S-920N Series is suitable for high-volume production of advanced dispensing processes, including underfill, cavity fill, die attach and encapsulation. Over the past year, EPE has made many capital…

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Iran and Kazakhstan have agreed on plans for setting up eight renewable energy projects in southern Kazakhstan, said a report. The two countries have decided to develop a number of energy plants, including photovoltaic power stations (also known as a solar park), reported the Iran Daily News, citing Kazakhstan’s Minister…

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GE announced more than $660 million in orders for GE Power, showcasing the company’s leadership in providing customers with more efficient, reliable and digital solutions across the energy ecosystem. Announced in conjunction with this year’s Power-Gen International conference (PGI) in Orlando, the orders include a new F-class gas turbine project…

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Saudi-based Rufayah Chemicals Company (RCC), a Saudi downstream company, has signed a deal with Sadara Chemical Company for setting up one of the largest hydrocarbon resin plants in the world at an investment of $500 million in the PlasChem Park, a 12 sq km industrial park at Jubail in Saudi…

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Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) has been awarded a new contract by Golden Valley Electric Association (GVEA) of Fairbanks, Alaska for a new, state-of-the-art SCADA and Energy Management System (EMS) based on OSI's monarch™ platform. The new SCADA/EMS system is intended to allow GVEA to fulfill existing needs for Generation…

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Siemens Wind Power has received an order to supply 17 direct drive wind turbines for the Uljin onshore wind power plant in Gyeongsangbuk province on the east coast of South Korea. The customer is SK D&D Co., Ltd., a Korean developer of real estate and renewable energy projects. The scope…

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AURA Controls has introduced a gas delivery system for use with dual-stage regulators providing primary control for inlet pressures up to 3000 PSIG.  The EX2 Series Control Station includes dual-stage regulator, mounting bracket, and flexible hose, making it ideal for applications like calibration systems, gas panels, and analytical instrumentation. The…

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Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) has received bids from international construction companies - including consortiums led by Technip, Fluor and Japan's JGC - to expand its Sitra oil refinery under its modernisation program which is expected to cost about $5 billion, said a report. The Bapco Modernisation Program (BMP) is aimed…

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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…