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China Extends $1 Billion Loan to Ethi...

by wireworld on 04/30/2013 - 01:35 am
Tag: Projects

China has extended a $1 billion loan to Ethiopia for building of transmission lines linking its capital Addis Ababa with Africa's biggest hydropower dam under construction on the Nile.

The country looks to emerge as one of the world's leading power exporters and has investment plans of $12 billion to harness energy from the rivers running off its rugged highlands. It has plans for generation of over 40,000 MW of hydropower over the next two decades.

The centrepiece of the projects in the Horn of Africa country is the $4.1 billion Grand Renaissance Dam in the western Benishangul-Gumuz region, which is designed to generate 6,000 MW upon completion.

China has made heavy investments in ...

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Rosendahl Presents ROEX Extruder Gene...

by wireworld on 04/29/2013 - 09:51 pm
Tag: Product Release

Rosendahl is the technology leader in the area of extrusion lines for years. One of the biggest milestones on the way towards this aim was the continuous improvement which led to the ROEX Extruder generation.


To achieve a reduction of the power consumption Rosendahl was focussed at the extruder unit (the main consumer of energy in an extrusion line) and developed measures to enhance the energy efficiency of the new Rosendahl Extruder Generation ROEX.


The following improvements were made:

The drive has been modified from DC technology to state of the art A/C power technology. Additionally the thyristor rectifier which caused enormous wastage due to reactive power was omit ...

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IWCS 2013 Abstract Deadline Extended

by wireworld on 04/29/2013 - 04:52 pm

Responding to the request of several authors, the deadline for abstract submittal has been extended to May 15, 2013. Immediately following the revised deadline of May 15 the abstracts will be considered for inclusion in the 2013 IWCS Technical Symposium by the Symposium Committee of peers, so there can be no further extensions.


Abstracts must be submitted through the IWCS website, www.iwcs.org   Abstract requirements and submittal instructions may be found on the website.


For 62 years the IWCS International Cable Connectivity Symposium has been the premier venue for the presentation and exchange of new technologies.  The 2013 event will take place Nov 10 ...

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EaSy-e-Beam®, the IBA Integrated Solu...

by wireworld on 04/29/2013 - 01:38 am
Tag: Product Release

Easy-e-Beam®, the most recent generation of electron beam accelerators provides wire insulation crosslinking at speeds reaching 1000 meters per minute. The new release of Easy-e-Beam® comes with a new intuitive PLC control system, an improved design reducing implementation time and standard software modules. This allows an easy integration with key industry manufacturer’s equipment.


Easy-e-Beam®, based on the proven industrial reliability of the Dynamitron® accelerator, provides you with the best insulation treatment thanks to its homogeneous crosslinking.


Crosslinked insulation and jacketing provide halogen-free wire and cables with improved propertie ...

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Nexans Wins Cable System Contract in ...

by wireworld on 04/28/2013 - 05:03 pm
Tag: Press Releases

French multinational cable manufacturer Nexans has won a $14m contract by the State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC) to supply a high voltage power cable system that will help the Beijing Electric Power Corporation support the future development and extension of the power transmission infrastructure in China’s capital city.

The new powerlink in the Haidian district, known as the ‘Pilot project’, will be Beijing’s first intra-city installation of 500 kV cables using state-of-the-art XLPE (cross-linked polyethylene) insulation. Nexans will design, manufacture and install a 7 km circuit that will be laid in an underground tunnel, including the supply of all the rel ...

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Southwest Power Line to Carry Wind Po...

by wireworld on 04/28/2013 - 04:40 pm
Tag: Projects

Two industry partners are proposing to carry wind-generated electricity from  Wyoming's southwest corner to the Las Vegas area on a 950-mile transmission  line.


Duke Energy and American Transmission Co. are teaming up to build the $3.5  billion Zephyr Project power line through Utah.


The companies are working with Pathfinder Renewable Wind Energy, which is  seeking to build hundreds of wind turbines on 234 square miles near Chugwater,  Wyo., and export the power.


American Transmission says it hasn't sought regulatory approvals yet.


Most of the corridor would cross federal land alongside the TransWest Express  Transmission Proj ...

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ArcelorMittal Presents The World's Mo...

by wireworld on 04/28/2013 - 04:16 pm
Tag: Press Releases

Ms Hannelore Kraft PM of North Rhine Westphalia visited ArcelorMittal's site in Duisburg to visit the new wire rod mill. ArcelorMittal has created the world's most cutting edge wire production line in Duisburg, located in the middle of Germany's largest federal county. She also took the opportunity to discuss current economic and political topics with Group Management Board member Mr Michel Wurth and Mr Frank Schulz, CEO of ArcelorMittal Germany.The new rolling mill in Ruhrort is testimony to ArcelorMittal's commitment to the Duisburg site. This investment of more than EUR 130 million will enable a significant reduction in energy costs, increase the plant's productivity and support jobs and ...

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Wire Machine Dealer and Industrial Au...

by wireworld on 04/28/2013 - 02:09 am
Tags: Closures, Press Releases

World-wide industrial auctioneers, Maynards Europe GmbH, and one of the biggest global dealers of new and used machines for the wire, cable and rolling industries, Bongard Trading GmbH & Co. KG, are combining their expertise in a joint project to sell the production equipment and mobile assets of Hyosung Wire Luxembourg S.A., formerly GoodYear/Dunlop, online.  


“Our competencies and goals complement each other very well in this project,“ states Daniel Kröger, Managing Director of Maynards Europe.  “We share the ambition to combine professional know-how and operating experience of many years with innovative ideas,“ adds Thomas Bongard, CEO o ...

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Insteel and Davis Wire file AD Petiti...

by wireworld on 04/26/2013 - 04:09 pm
Tag: Press Releases

Insteel Wire Products Co. and Davis Wire Group filed an antidumping (AD) petition against prestressed concrete (PC) steel rail tie wire from China, Mexico, and Thailand.


The product covered by the petitions is high-carbon steel wire, stress relieved or low relaxation, indented or otherwise deformed, meeting at a minimum ASTM A881/A881M specification, regardless of shape, size, other alloy element levels, suitable for use as prestressed tendons in concrete railroad ties.  It is generally classified under HTSUS 7217.10.8045.


The petition identifies the following foreign producers/exporters of PC rail tie wire:

(1)  China: Silvery Dragon Group and Technology; Wuxi ...

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General Cable Adds Graybar as a Distr...

by wireworld on 04/25/2013 - 02:38 am
Tag: Press Releases

General Cable Corporation is pleased to announce the addition of Graybar as a nationwide distributor of Gepco® Brand Commercial A/V cabling solutions. This expands General Cable’s relationship with Graybar, a leading distributor of electrical, communications and data networking products and provider of related supply chain management and logistics services.


“We are pleased to expand our portfolio to include Gepco Brand products,” said Garry Acker, Graybar Vice President, Product Management. “The innovation and quality of Gepco Brand products is expected to provide great value and solutions for our customers.”


“Graybar and General Cab ...

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