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Siemens And Sumitomo Electric Win Ord...

by wireworld on 03/30/2017 - 06:51 am
Tags: Press Releases, Projects

A consortium between Siemens and Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd. has been awarded an HVDC order from Indian transmission operator Power Grid Corporation of India (POWERGRID) to supply a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system. The about 200 km long HVDC connection will be India’s first DC link featuring voltage-sourced converter (VSC) technology. VSC is the latest innovation in HVDC technology offering a very stable and highly flexible reactive power control independent of active power control and additional features to support the AC systems like blackstart capability. Furthermore, this solution is ideal to be combined with XLPE cable technology.

Siemens will be sup ...

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Maillefer on Booth FO/B31 at wire Rus...

by wireworld on 03/30/2017 - 06:41 am
Tag: Wire Russia

Exceptional offering from the wire and cable manufacturing competence leader. Maillefer is the only W&C technology supplier in the market with roots in cable manufacturing. This combined with the widest application coverage and over 4000 line deliveries has created unique competences available now for our customers via several new products. We will introduce many novelties which enhance the competitiveness and responsiveness of wire and cable manufacturers. Competence counts.

Maillefer Factory System is a qualified concept to plan and realize a greenfield factory with the lowest possible risk and cost. We are the only supplier in the global market having experience of the full delivery. ...

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Bell to Invest $850 Million In Fibre ...

by wireworld on 03/30/2017 - 06:37 am
Tag: Projects

Bell is expanding its fibre-optic network to more than one million homes and businesses across Montreal.  The company will spend more than $850 million on the investment.

"We are sending a very clear message that Bell, which has been here since 1880, is taking a leading role and is being an extraordinary corporate citizen," said Mayor Denis Coderre.

Bell expects the investment will result in 2,700 new jobs, both with the Bell and its suppliers and support companies, with $2.2 billion in economic spinoffs.

George Cope, the president and CEO of Bell Canada, said the fibre will run up to 1,000 megabits per second, which is about 20 times faster than the average internet connection in Ca ...

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US Steel Mills File For Antidumping D...

by wireworld on 03/30/2017 - 06:34 am
Tag: Press Releases

Four US steel producers have sought antidumping duties on carbon and alloy wire rod imports from 10 countries -- Belarus, Italy, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and the UK.Gerdau Long Steel North America, Nucor, Keystone Consolidated Industries and Charter Steel also sought countervailing duty investigations of the wire rod sector in Italy and Turkey, according to a statement from representatives for the companies.The petitioners allege the Italian and Turkish governments offered countervailable subsidies, including export loans, credit, preferential tax treatment and grants.The mills allege dumping margins of 179.07%-304.94% for Belarus; 26.36 ...

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