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on 06/30/2012 - 06:56 pm
Tag: Press Releases
Habia Cable, the Swedish high-end cable manufacturer, is maintaining its leading position in the Korean nuclear market with another new contract. The company recently signed a contract with Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP) to supply nuclear safety grade cables to the new Shin-Ulchin 1&2 (APR 1400) nuclear power plants on the Korean east coast. Deliveries are planned to take place through an 18-month period starting 2014.
Habiatron Q class cables have been installed in all new nuclear power plants built in Korea since the construction of Younggwang 5&6 in the late 1990s, a total of approximately ten installations.
Habia CEO, Carl Modigh, comments: ...
ESAB Welding and Cutting Products opened a new manufacturing facility in Union County, South Carolina on Wednesday, June 20. The 260,000 square-foot plant on Midway Drive is ESAB’s state-of-the-art production site for the manufacture of welding wires.
Daniel Young of the South Carolina Department of Commerce, state and local lawmakers, and Union County dignitaries were on hand to celebrate the opening, which brings 101 new jobs to South Carolina.
“We believe that we will continue to see steady growth in the North American market, and this move to Union County represents an increase in production capacity and the transfer of lines that were being ...
on 06/30/2012 - 05:04 pm
Cimteq, the provider of the cable design and quotation software, has hired Garry Miller to lead the expansion of their technical support team. Garry had previously worked for the Lloyds Banking Group. He has over ten years experience supporting various platforms. The knowledge and experience he brings would be invaluable to help Cimteq provide world class service to its ever expanding customer base.
Ali Shehab, the CEO of Cimteq said "We are proud of the support we give to our customers because our team takes care of truly understanding the customer and their needs. Growing our support team helps us ensure that we continue to do this as our business g ...
on 06/30/2012 - 03:14 pm
Tag: Press Releases
The European Union's steel industry may need to shut three quarters of its capacity in the next two decades because of declining demand, rising costs and cheap imports, a European sector chief reported. "It is foreseeable in the next 10, 15, 20 years, at least for normal grade steel, that production in Europe will not be competitive any more," Wolfgang Eder, president of European steel industry announced.
Eder, also chief executive of Austrian group Voestalpine, said the competitive threat came less from producing giants such as Brazil and China, kept at bay by high shipping costs, but from nearby Russia, Turkey and Ukraine. "They will extend their deliveries into the ...
South Korean steel producer Dongkuk Steel announced that it has started test runs at its new rebar mill at its Incheon plant.
Construction started on the new rebar mill in April 2011 with a budget of KRW 190 billion. The designed annual output is 1.2 million tonnes. The start up of commercial production is scheduled for September 2012.
The new mill will produce extra high-tensile rebars (SD800) and vibration-resistant rebars (KS D3688) up to 57 mm diameter.
The mill is equipped with a 40 meters water cooling system to maximize output of high tensile rebars. It will be able to roll 42 meters per second of 10 mm rebar, compared with the general rolling speed of 26 me ...
on 06/29/2012 - 03:55 pm
Downer EDI has won a $175 million Western Power contract to build a new transmission line between Pinjar and Eneabba, Australia.
The new 190km, 330 KV transmission line will form a critical part of Western Power's $443 million Mid West energy project stage 1, which will provide power needs to the emerging mining region.
Western Power acting chief executive Paul Italiano said the new transmission line would result in a more reliable and secure electricity supply.
"The Mid West Energy Project is critical for the Mid West in facilitating the connection of new mining projects, encouraging investment in renewable energy projects and enabling new ...
on 06/29/2012 - 03:46 pm
Tag: Press Releases
The Malaysian government will initiate a preliminary investigation on the import of steel wire rods from five countries, Chinese Taipei, China, Indonesia, South Korea and Turkey. "The government has determined that there was sufficient evidence of dumping, injury and a causal link," the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) said in a statement.
The investigation was initiated following a petition for the imposition of anti-dumping duty on imports of steel wire rods from a domestic producer. The petitioner alleged that steel wire rods orginating from the said countries were being brought into Malaysia at a price much lower than that in their domestic marke ...
Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, announces continuous aluminum armor cladding for its standard or special cable constructions, including instrumentation, control, variable frequency drive (VFD) and industrial communication and networking products. Belden’s continuous armor eliminates the need for conduit and is easier to install and re-route, reducing both the physical cost and the labor cost of installation. Impervious to fluid ingress and suitable for installation in harsh and hazardous locations, Belden continuous aluminum armor is MC rated for superior crush resistance. &nb ...
Gebauer & Griller Kabeltechnik, an Austrian cable assembly manufacturer, is expanding and has plans to create 250 new jobs in 2012. The expansion is due to a 25% increase in production at its site in Mikulov, Czech Republic.
The plant currently employs 950 people and focuses on the production of cables, wires, and battery harnesses for the automotive industry. In February, the company founded the subsidiary GG Cables & Wires EE in order to expand activities in Moldova.
As part of this expansion, the company is preparing the establishment of the new production site in the Free Economic Zone of Balti.
The completion of the building and ...
on 06/26/2012 - 06:08 pm
Corning Incorporated, the world-leading supplier of optical fiber, announced that FibreCo Telecommunications, a South African open-access network provider, is deploying Corning(R) optical fiber in its new ultra-high-speed, long-distance fiber optic network in South Africa.
The optical fiber cable contains both Corning(R) SMF-28e+(R) LL and LEAF(R) optical fibers. Phase 1 of FibreCo's construction began with a 2,000-km link between Johannesburg and Cape Town connecting Bloemfontein, East London, and Port Elizabeth. The subsequent phases of the project will see additional routes being built to enhance network redundancy and resilience. The project's total distance will co ...