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Neon Energy a leading global provider of green energy solutions has partnered with Dubais Al Fajer Group to provide affordable integrated solutions in the renewable energy and energy efficiency sectors The Al Fajer Group is headed by Sheikh Hasher Maktoum Jumaa Al Maktoum The new entity will be called Al Fajer Neon Energy Its CEO Alexis Gianniotis commented Neon Energy is proud to collaborate with Al Fajer to contribute to the development of the UAEs renewable energy sector We have been consis.. More information...

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Saudi Basic Industries Corp SABIC one of the world39s largest petrochemicals groups said on Monday it had signed an agreement with Shenhua Ningxia Coal Industry Group to build a petrochemical complex in China SABIC said in a statement the joint project would be a greenfield petrochemical complex located in the Ningxia Hui Region of China and would help the Saudi company diversify its feedstock sources The joint venture would benefit from its location in Ningxia and utilize locally available co.. More information...

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New Siemens automation controllers for rail applications are being launched on the market The new railtested and approved Siplus extreme rail devices are based on the latest generation of Simatic S7 controllers and are specially designed for the extreme conditions encountered in rail applications The new range includes the Siplus extreme Rail S71500 and S71200 Advanced Basic and Distributed controllers with ET 200SP as well as the Siplus HMI KP300 Basic rail panel for operator control and monito.. More information...

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Siemens a globally operating technology company has officially launched its advanced NX Air airinsulated medium voltage switchgear in Qatar The launch took place today May 29 during an event which was held under the theme Redefining power distribution in Qatar said a statement from Siemens The event was attended by Fatih Sakiz CEO of Siemens in Qatar and nearly 200 professionals from the engineering construction and consulting sectors it said With almost half a million units in operation arou.. More information...

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The Alfa Laval FrontLine and Alfa Laval BaseLine gasketed plate heat exchangers minimize total cost of ownership and maximize profitability These hygienic heat exchangers feature versatile design while offering high heat transfer efficiency delivering superior value to owners and operators across a broad range of hygienic industries from food to personal care High efficiency and versatile design make the Alfa Laval FrontLine and BaseLine gasketed plate heat exchangers GPHEs solid choices for a .. More information...

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Baumer expanded their portfolio of HeavyDuty encoders The encoder series HMG 10 and PMG 10 are specifically designed to address application needs in the Metal Steel Ports and Mobile Automation industries Baumer HMG 10 and PMG 10 encoders merge the practiceproven concept of bearings on both sides precision sensing and the patented Baumer energy harvesting technology MicroGen A resilient housing fixedfloating bearings on both sides and hybrid ball bearings are the cornerstones for the Baumer Hea.. More information...

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A consortium of Egypt39s Orascom Construction OC and Belgian Besix Group has won the contract from Arab Petroleum Pipelines Company Sumed for the construction of a new pier in Ain Sukhna area of Suez governorate at an investment of 350 million said a report Work will start on the project next month and will be completed in a period of ten months reported Amwal Alghad The pier is set to receive the third regasification boat it added A leading Belgian group playing an active role in the construc.. More information...

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Honeywell the USbased company that provides diversified technology and manufacturing solutions for various industries has opened a new refining technology at its Gurgaonbased India Technology Center which is dedicated to helping Indian refiners get more clean transportation fuels from every barrel of oil Unveiling the technology on May 23 2016 Dharmendra Pradhan Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas said The Indian government is committed to innovation and being an early adopter of te.. More information...

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Today marks the inauguration of two new hightech component production lines at the GE Oil Gas plant in Talamona Italy A new nozzle production line is the first completely automated line for GE Oil Gas and a new additive manufacturing line will use laser technology to 3D print end burners for gas turbine combustion chambers These new advanced manufacturing lines establishes this site as a centre of excellence for the oil and gas industry The official unveiling of the upgraded turbine and compr.. More information...

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Engineers OEMs and integrators have struggled for years to balance the cost of PLCs with their IO needs and Turck39s new ARGEE technology solves this challenge ARGEE empowers manufacturers to add logic to compatible IO devices without a PLC driving down the cost per IO point and increasing flexibility in control The ARGEE environment is accessible via an HTML5compatible web browser which eliminates the need for complex thirdparty software or licensing that is common with PLCs Inside the ARGEE e.. More information...