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Bharat Wire Ropes is to invest In New...

by wireworld on 11/27/2012 - 06:52 pm
Tag: Projects

Bharat Wire Ropes is to invest Rs 500 crore in a new plant at Chalisgaon, Maharashtra, to expand its total manufacturing capacity to 76,000 tonnes. At present, the speciality wire rope manufacturer’s capacity stands at 10,000 tonnes per annum, it said in a release.



“The Chalisgaon project will be a state-of-the art with integrated pickling, patenting galvanising, wire drawing, stranding and closing - all under one roof. The machinery will be imported from Germany, Italy and Spain,” said Promoter and Managing Director M.L. Mittal.



”Half of the production will be exported across the globe and the remaining will be sold in Indian markets ...

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Nexans Awarded First CORE-TAG® Anti-T...

by wireworld on 11/27/2012 - 06:34 pm
Tag: Press Releases

Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer (SNCF) has awarded Nexans, a worldwide expert in the cable industry, its first contract to design and manufacture specialised rail cable that includes the new CORE-TAG® anti-theft cable technology. This cable will be installed in the network infrastructure in 4 of the regions operated by Réseau Ferré de France (RFF), the company that owns and maintains France’s rail network.


The earthing cable Nexans will supply comprises a lead-sheathed copper conductor with a 25 mm2 cross-section. The cable has been manufactured at Nexans’ facilities in Mehun-sur-Yèvre in the centre of France.




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International Wire & Cable Symposium ...

by wireworld on 11/27/2012 - 05:07 pm

The International Wire & Cable Symposium, Inc. (IWCS) hosted the 61st International Wire ∙Connectivity Symposium earlier this month in Providence, RI. The event drew 1125 registrants, representing a 10% increase in attendance over the past few years. With more than 100 exhibitors, and a shortened exhibition schedule, attendees were kept very busy with a program of over 120 technical presentations, and visits to the exhibitors.


According to IWCS CEO, John Barteld, “this year’s event was so rich in content that the Technical Symposium had to be scheduled for an additional half day.” “Even with the extended Symposium, attendance in the sessions was strong ...

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Prysmian Completes The Acquisition of...

by wireworld on 11/23/2012 - 07:26 pm
Tags: Acquisitions, Press Releases

The Prysmian Group announces that, further to the satisfaction of the conditions precedent provided in the sale and purchase agreement entered this fall, the acquisition of the entire share capital of Global Marine Systems Energy Limited has been completed.



GME is active in the installation of submarine power cables and systems. With estimated turnover of approximately €75 million in 2012, GME has a new cable-laying ship among its strategic assets and offers high value-added services for the installation of submarine power connections, ranging from project management, to cable laying, jointing and protection. GME has particular expertise in offshore wind farm connectio ...

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ABB Wins Orders Worth $170 million in...

by wireworld on 11/20/2012 - 05:24 pm
Tag: Projects

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won orders worth around $170 million to execute substation projects for the Saudi Electricity Company (SEC), the country’s national power transmission and distribution operator. The orders were booked in the third quarter.



ABB will design, supply, install and commission a substation to help meet the increased demand for electricity in and round the central pilgrimage area of Makkah. The substation, which deploys ABB’s compact and robust gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) technology, will be housed in a multistoried building located in a populous and congested area. GIS substations have a considerably smalle ...

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JDR Cables Lands Deal For Seven Miles...

by wireworld on 11/20/2012 - 04:47 pm
Tag: Press Releases

A CABLE firm has won a major contract – on the same day it announced a 75 per cent increase in turnover.



Hartlepool company JDR Cables has clinched a deal with a firm called Swiber Offshore.  It will provide cable for the Champion oilfield in Brunei.



JDR will manufacture the cables needed to redevelop the field as an oil recovery programme.  The project will be handled by JDR’s existing 150-strong workforce.  The agreement will see JDR provide 10 custom-designed umbilical cables of about seven miles in length to be used in water depths of up to 100ft.



Paul Gahm, vice president of sales and marketing at JDR, said: ...

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Atco’s $1.6-Billion Electric Transmis...

by wireworld on 11/18/2012 - 05:48 pm
Tag: Projects

Atco Electric’s $1.6-billion transmission line through eastern Alberta  was approved by the Alberta Utilities Commission, marking a major step in the long-awaited expansion of the province’s electricity grid.   “We’re very happy, it’s been a lot of work,” said Sett Policicchio, Atco president of capital projects. 



The 500 km, 500 kilovolt, DC line could be completed in two years, with ground-clearing and soil testing along the route slated to start in the next few weeks. The steel towers won’t go up for some months, and at peak there will be about 1,000 people involved in construction, he said.



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Ellis Expertise Secures Moscow Power ...

by wireworld on 11/15/2012 - 06:07 pm
Tags: Press Releases, Projects

A range of cable saddles designed specifically to secure extra high voltage (EHV) cables has ensured Yorkshire cable cleat manufacturer, Ellis has won the order to supply a unique Hydro Accumulative power plant in Russia’s Moscow Region.



Ellis’ Centaur cable saddles were specified by Russian cable engineering and cable supply company, Systec LLC for use in the second phase development of the Zagorskaya Pumped Storage Plant (PSP), which is located in the administrative district’s Sergiev Posad area. The plant uses two lakes at different altitudes to generate sufficient power to cope with peak demands in Moscow, and when complete will deliver 1,200 megawatts ...

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Angola Cables Picks Crack SACS, WACS ...

by wireworld on 11/15/2012 - 02:21 am
Tags: Press Releases, Projects

Angola Cables has selected Alcatel-Lucent as technology provider for its 100Gbps terrestrial fibre-optic link with the West African Cable System (WACS) submarine system, supporting high speed internet services for customers of communications providers in Angola as well as in neighbouring countries. Antonio Nunes, CEO of Angola Cables, said: ‘Angola has already connectivity to the outside world, but via this new connection to the WACS through the establishment of this 100G link, consumers and businesses in Angola and throughout the region will benefit from a dramatic increase in the availability of communications services.’


Angola Cables has also announced the selecti ...

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by wireworld on 11/13/2012 - 05:45 pm
Tag: Wire India

With 291 exhibitors from 25 countries on 5.560 square meters of net exhibition space, the recent staging of WIRE & CABLE INDIA 2012, 4th International Exhibition for the Wire & Cable Industry, in Mumbai, was the largest ever. The event featured country group exhibits from Austria, China, France, Germany, Italy and the U.S. A total of 10.500* visitors came to Mumbai to view the latest technologies from October 30 – November 1, 2012.



This excellent result of WIRE & CABLE INDIA 2012 is a strong indication of the thriving Indian wire and cable sector. This industry in India depends greatly on the automotive, telecommunication and construction industries and th ...

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