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General Cable to supply overhead cond...

by wireworld on 09/30/2014 - 01:02 pm
Tag: Projects

General Cable has received a contract from Basin Electric Power Cooperative, one of the largest electric generation and transmission (G&T) cooperatives in the US, to supply overhead conductor for a new 345kV transmission line.

The contract will address the need for additional electric transmission capacity in northwestern North Dakota.Under the $10m contract, General Cable will deliver 2312 kcmil Thrasher Aluminum Conductor Steel Reinforced (ACSR) overhead conductor for the transmission line which is running from the Antelope Valley Station to substations near Grassy Butte and Williston, ending at the Neset substation near Tioga.The Antelope Valley Station project features approximately ...

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US Regulators Issue Permit for 330-mi...

by wireworld on 09/30/2014 - 12:22 pm
Tag: Projects

Federal regulators have given final approval for construction of a 330-mile electric transmission line to bring lower-cost Canadian hydroelectric power to New York City.

The Department of Energy decision dated Wednesday clears the way for the 1,000-megawatt Champlain Hudson Power Express line after some final concerns are addressed by Albany-based Transmission Developers.

The line is to run under the length of Lake Champlain, through parts of the Hudson, Harlem and East rivers and beneath railroad rights of way en route from Quebec to Con Edison in Queens.

Construction is expected to begin next year and take about four years, creating about 300 jobs and costing about $2 billion.

The deve ...

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JDR to Supply Inter-Array Cables for ...

by wireworld on 09/30/2014 - 12:04 pm
Tags: Press Releases, Projects

JDR, a provider of technology connecting the global offshore energy industry, has been awarded a contract by VBMS to provide inter-array cable for the Vattenfall AB Sandbank offshore wind farm.

Under the contract, JDR will design and develop 105km of inter-array cable, including a new coilable 630mm² copper core cable and other cable accessories.Scheduled to be constructed 90km west of Sylt Island within the exclusive economic zone off the German North Sea coast, the Sandbank offshore wind farm will feature 72x4MW turbines in water depths between 25m and 37m. The wind farm construction is likely to commence in 2015.JDR executive chairman Pat Herbert said: "Sandbank is JDR's third Germa ...

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ArcelorMittal Supplies Steel to 11,20...

by wireworld on 09/30/2014 - 11:48 am
Tag: Projects

Global steel and mining firm ArcelorMittal says it is supplying 50,000 tons of steel for the 11,200-MW Belo Monte hydroelectric project in Brazil.

The Luxembourg-based corporation said its ArcelorMittal Brazil unit is supplying the steel, with 30,000 tons being delivered since October 2012. The additional 20,000 tons are expected to be delivered by the end of 2017.

The company said units ArcelorMittal Piracicaba, ArcelorMittal Sao Paulo, ArcelorMittal Cariacica, ArcelorMittal Juiz de Fora, and joint venture Belgo Bekaert Arames are supplying rebar, welded mesh, strands for pre-stressed concrete, structural steel beams, nails, annealed wire and steel plate for construction of turbines, the ...

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Saarstahl Invests Around 30 Million e...

by wireworld on 09/30/2014 - 11:34 am
Tag: Projects

Saarstahl AG is further advancing the development of its products in the highest quality sector and is investing 30 million euro in the complete modernisation of wire rod train 32 in Neunkirchen. The latest rolling and cooling technologies will be used in the process. “With this investment, we are securing our market share in the premium quality sectors for our  customers in the automotive industry and mechanical engineering and are consistently pursuing our forward-looking strategy”, Chief Executive Officer Dr. Karlheinz Blessing comments. “Naturally, this also means that the Neunkirchen location is strengthened“.

In a meeting which took place on 25th September ...

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Global Marine Undersea cable business...

by wireworld on 09/29/2014 - 12:29 pm
Tag: Acquisitions

Corporate finance firm Park Partners has advised on the sale of Bridgehouse Marine, the parent holding company of Chelmsford-headquartered Global Marine Services, to HC2 Holdings.

Global Marine has installed approximately 300,000 km of cable over the last 30 years, representing almost a quarter of all the fibre optic cable on the seabed today.

"I am delighted that our ambitions for Global Marine have the support of an investor that has the vision necessary to enable us to realise the substantial growth potential in the coming years," said Global Marine chief executive Ian Douglas.

"Together we will have the opportunity to develop the services we offer our existing customers and to bring o ...

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Prysmian To Supply Offshore Cables fo...

by wireworld on 09/26/2014 - 05:53 am
Tags: Press Releases, Projects

Prysmian Group has been recently awarded a new order in China by Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co., Ltd (SWS) - a wholly owned subsidiary of China CSSC Holding Ltd., a publicly listed company controlled by China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) - to supply 320 kilometers of NEK 606 offshore cables for its new 2+2 CJ46-X100-D jack-up (self-elevating) drilling rigs.

The CJ46-X100-D jack-up drilling rig is regarded as a leading international benchmark in today's offshore market. With its world class equipment, this type of platform meets ABS standards and requirements and is mainly used for exploration, drilling, and operation of oil and gas with ...

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General Cable To Supply ULTROL® 60+ C...

by wireworld on 09/26/2014 - 05:47 am
Tag: Projects

General Cable announced that the Republic of Korea has selected its 60-year service life nuclear cables. In a new multi-year contract, General Cable will manufacture and supply ULTROL® 60+ Class 1E nuclear qualified cable to Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP), a subsidiary of the Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO). General Cable was awarded this business based on ULTROL’s innovative and performance-proven product design and 60-year-life qualification testing demonstrated via third-party documentation, as well as General Cable’s robust quality system and ability to meet project delivery requirements.General Cable’s ULTROL® 60+ cables have been designed and ...

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Siemens modernizes cooling conveyor o...

by wireworld on 09/25/2014 - 11:06 am
Tag: Projects

United States producer Keystone Steel and Wire Co. placed an order with Siemens Metals Technologies to upgrade the cooling conveyors of a two-strand wire rod mill in its Bartonville, Illinois production facility. The project includes new blowers, auxiliary systems as well as electric and automation equipment. This will enable Keystone to produce steel grades with higher tensile strengths with improved and more uniform quality, thus extending their product range. The new equipment is expected to be commissioned in late 2014.

The project is updating a mill built previously and modernized by the former Morgan Construction Company in the late 1980s. Siemens has also provided high speed shears ...

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Swiss Railway Operator SBB Chooses Ne...

by wireworld on 09/25/2014 - 10:49 am
Tag: Projects

Swiss rail network operator SBB has signed a five-year framework agreement with Nexans for the supply of signalling and balise cables, as it prepares significant upgrades to cabling infrastructure across its rail network. The agreement is worth €35 million in total.

As part of the agreement Nexans will provide over 7,000km of specialised rail cables used to power signalling and balise (electronic beacon and transponder) applications. The deal is a continuation of the long working relationship between the two companies, which started over 100 years ago when Nexans provided cable for the Simplon rail tunnel that connects Switzerland and Italy through the Alps.

Francis Krähenbü ...

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