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Westermost Rough Ltd, London, and Nexans recently signed an agreement for the delivery and assembly of medium-voltage submarine cables for the Westermost Rough wind farm, which is to be built eight kilometres off the Holderness coast in Yorkshire. The order encompasses around 53 kilometres of submarine cables.
These will be used for connecting the individual wind turbines to each other and to the transformer platform. In addition, a further two kilometres of cable will be delivered for the internal platform cabling. Delivery is scheduled to begin in spring 2013.
The offshore wind farm will be constructed and subsequent ...
on 02/22/2013 - 06:43 pm
The Wire Association International (WAI), Inc. reports that of the 106,000 sq. ft. of available exhibition space, all but 10 booths have been sold in anticipation of Interwire 2013 and WAI’s 83rd Annual Convention at the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC), Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Interwire’s exhibit floor will feature 400 exhibiting companies, 15% of which are new to the show. More than 150 wire, supply, and equipment categories will be shown. The exhibits footprint will include three international pavilions: Austria, China, and Italy. Visitors can expect running equipment and live production solutions demonstrations.
Overall support of Interwire has grown to ...
Japan’s copper wire and cable shipments declined 2.7% in January decreasing for a second month as demand from the auto, electric machinery and export industries slowed.
The Japanese Electric Wire & Cable Makers’ Association said that ahipments totaled 54,500 tonnes last month compared with 56,002 tonnes a year earlier. Deliveries were 56,733 tonnes in December down 3.4% from a year earlier.
Copper in London has declined 1.8% in the past year. Japan’s trade deficit swelled to a record JPY 1.63 trillion on energy imports and a weaker yen highlighting one cost of Prime Minister Mr Shinzo Abe’s policies that are driving down the currency.
Mr Keiichi Ohki an officia ...
on 02/19/2013 - 08:25 pm
Three New Zealand telecommunications companies say they plan to jointly build a new $60 million fiber-optic cable connecting New Zealand with Australia.
Telecom, Vodafone and Telstra announced Tuesday they hope to complete the undersea Internet-powering cable by the end of next year. They say its capacity of 30 terabits per second is about 300 times New Zealand's data needs. The companies say it will improve the country's notoriously slow Internet speed and boost the economy.
New Zealand relies primarily on one main cable to connect with the world. The Southern Cross cable extends from Sydney through Auckland and on to Hawaii. A second, older cable connects Auckland and Sy ...
on 02/13/2013 - 02:49 am
The Pentre Group who in 2013 are celebrating 25 years supporting the wire and cable industry who incorporate Hearl Heaton (established 1809) will be exhibiting at Interwire 2013 Stand No: 2149 with J.J. Lowe Associates, Inc. Of Beverly, MA USA, who is our exclusive sales agent for the North America,Canada, andMexico.
We will exhibit a range of reels:- ABS Flanged Reels – Telephone Cables / Fibre Optic Cable / Loose Tubes / All Insulated Products- Wholly Moulded Plastic Reels – ISO Standards / Pack Spools / Welding Wire Reels- Steel Process Reels - Wire Drawing and Annealing – Curled Flange &ndas ...
on 02/08/2013 - 07:30 pm
The IWCS announced today that they have issued the Call for Papers for the 62nd IWCS International Cable·Connectivity Symposium, taking place November 10 to 13, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
For over 60 years the IWCS Symposium has been the world’s leading conference for peer reviewed papers and presentations on technologies and trends in wire, cable and connectivity for the communications, data, electronics, power, industrial, automotive and aerospace industries. The annual event attracts participants from around the world with a comprehensive program including the technical conference, suppliers’ exhibition, professional development courses and an execu ...
on 02/08/2013 - 01:22 am
Tag: Press Releases
General Cable Corporation expects to report that its North America and Rest of World (ROW) businesses finished the year with a positive operating performance in the fourth quarter, excluding the impact of certain items. The acquisitions of Alcan Cable North America, Prestolite and Procables (Colombia) are also expected to contribute meaningfully to the fourth quarter results.
However, the Company now expects adjusted operating income for the fourth quarter in the range of $45 to $47 million, which includes the absorption of $12 million of expenses related to the revised estimated profitability of certain submarine turnkey projects. The Company expects reported ope ...
on 02/08/2013 - 12:27 am
RWE npower, one of the UK’s leading renewable energy developers, is announcing a consultation on the wind farm’s electrical system and is also providing further information about the onshore infrastructure that is required.
Following the completion of in-depth studies which have been carried out over the last 12 months, the company has announced an update on the electrical system which will carry the renewable energy from the wind farm to UK households and businesses.
The company has already submitted an application for the offshore package, including the offshore wind turbines, which will be decided upon by the Secretary of State later this year.
Project Manager for Triton K ...
LS Cable & System has announced the supply of 150kV level submarine cables, 150kV&275kV extra high-voltage underground cable and connection materials to a scale of 16 million Euros (approx. KRW 23 billion) to Dong Energy, a Danish state enterprise and the largest wind power generation company in Europe. LS Cable & System’s submarine cables will be used in an offshore wind power generation complex to be built in Westermost Rough on the Southeastern Coast of the U.K. by Dong Energy and the extra high-voltage underground cables will be used to transmit electric energy generated in the wind power generation complex and sent to the land area to an inland transmission site.
on 02/07/2013 - 03:36 am
Tag: Product Release
Ajex & Turner offers a wide range of Wire Drawing and Compacting Dies for any size in PCD, ND, Carbide ,Nano, Enamelling & Extrusion Toolings at very competitive price with Conoptica (Highest Die Checking Profiler) report, giving accurate geometry of the die. We offer in- house die polishing & re-conditioning machines alongwith die polishing accessories for PCD / ND / Carbide . Ajex dies are very much cost effective & long life. These dies can be made in any size as per customers demand. It possesses excellent corrosive wear resistance.
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Allows for high-speed cable production at significantly lower running temperatures an ...