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LS Cable Wins US$13 mln Deal in Myanmar

by wireworld on 10/30/2015 - 11:01 pm
Tag: Projects

LS Cable & System, a South Korean wire and cable maker, reported it has won a US$13 million deal to supply electric cables to Myanmar.

Under the deal with the Southeast Asian country’s energy authority, LS Cable will supply high-voltage cables, the first contract it has clinched in the country.

The Myanmar government is seeking to expand electricity supply infrastructure by spending $9 billion by 2031.

Meanwhile, the company’s Vietnamese unit is seeking to get listed on the South Korean stock market.

LS Cable Asia, set up in April this year, has two local operations under its wing and is the largest cable maker in Vietnam with a 30 percent market share.

The company said ...

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Bright Steel Bar and Wire Manufacture...

by wireworld on 10/29/2015 - 10:52 pm
Tags: Closures, Press Releases

Bright Steel Bar and Wire Manufacturer:

- Size Range: 3.0 to 35mm rounds; 3.0 to 80mm bar- 1 Condition: Drawn, Peeled, Normalised, Annealed, Stress Relieved and Hardened. Surface/Internal Defect Tested to Cropped, Sawn, Chamfered or Faced Square- 1 High Level Accreditation:   ISO TP16949 (Automotive) / AS EN 9100 (Aircraft) / ISO9001- 1 Freehold Property – 21,000m2 on a site of 8 Hectares, South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom


1 SCHUMAG 3B and Ripo 1B Combined Drawing Machines

1 CALOW BIELEFELD S1 Peeling Machine


BRUK (x9); Straighteners by LEWIS (x8); Chamfering (x4);

CINCINNATI Centreless Grinders (x5); ...

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NDC Technologies Provides Aluminium P...

by wireworld on 10/29/2015 - 10:44 pm
Tag: Product Release

NDC Technologies, a leading global provider of precision measurement and control solutions, reports that its metals gauging systems are helping leading aluminium makers worldwide accurately and reliably measure the thickness, profile, and speed of the newest automotive sheet. The benefits to producers include reduced start-up costs, production flexibility, better dimensional control, increased productivity and profitability.

“With the automotive industry shifting to new aluminium alloys to produce lower weight, more fuel-efficient vehicles, it’s important that rolling mills employ high-performance thickness and profile/shape measurement systems that can meet the new product sta ...

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Wire SEA 2015 Post Show Report by Ros...

by wireworld on 10/29/2015 - 10:40 pm
Tag: Wire Southeast Asia

One of the biggest events of the year, Wire SEA 2015 was held in Bangkok from 16 to 18 September, and Rosendahl and Nextrom were proud to attend and showcase their technology solutions.

This commitment was a clear expression of their belief that this exhibition is the ideal platform to meet major wire & cable producers and long-term partners. Many customers and partners paid our booth a visit to share views about market developments and hear news of Rosendahl’s extrusion technology for silicone and high temperature materials.

Rosendahl’s and Nextrom’s special presentations, which they held in their seminar room at the booth, were major highlights. The focus was o ...

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Prysmian, First-ever Submarine Power ...

by wireworld on 10/29/2015 - 10:34 pm
Tag: Projects

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a contract by Hainan Second Cross-Sea Interconnection Tie Project Management Co., Ltd. (a subsidiary company of China Southern Power Grid, the grid operating company in South China) worth a total of more than $ 140 million for the design, supply, installation, and commissioning of a submarine power cable link for the second interconnection between Hainan island and China mainland.

“We are particularly proud of this new award as this is the first Extra High Voltage submarine cable project that Prysmian will execute in the People’s Republic of China”, stated Massimo Battaini, Prys ...

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Hitachi and ABB Establish HVDC Joint ...

by wireworld on 10/17/2015 - 12:43 am
Tags: Press Releases, Projects

Japan's Hitachi and Switzerland's ABB announced that they have set up a joint venture for high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission technologies in Japan.

The joint venture, Hitachi ABB HVDC Technologies, will commence operations in November 2015. It will have a capital of YEN 700 million ($5.8 million), with Hitachi claiming a 51% stake and ABB, 49%.

Hitachi ABB HVDC Technologies will combine Hitachi's sales network, project management know-how, and quality assurance processes with leading-edge HVDC technology and system integration capability from ABB.

The company will provide ABB's latest technology to HVDC projects on which Hitachi is the prime contractor, offering total service ...

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Alcatel-Lucent to Develop Angola Offs...

by wireworld on 10/15/2015 - 01:14 am
Tags: Press Releases, Projects

Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks, the undersea cables subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent, has been awarded the contract for developing SOOC. It is an important infrastructure project that is expected to significantly reduce the cost-per-bit associated with the delivery of data traffic to Angola, including its offshore oil and gas production platforms.

Spreading over 1,900 km, the SOOC undersea network will connect to landing points at four locations along the Angolan coast. The country’s oil and gas sector is set to benefit from very large offshore data bandwidth with high availability, high reliability and low latency.

Yohann Bénard, general manager for oil and gas at Alcatel-Luce ...

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NYPA to Spend More Than $70 Million t...

by wireworld on 10/15/2015 - 01:01 am
Tag: Projects

The New York Power Authority will spend more than $70 million to replace transmission lines connecting Massena and Plattsburgh with Crogan and Milton, Vt.

The Massena project is the first phase of SMART Path, the replacement of the New York Power Authority’s Moses-Adirondack transmission lines.  The lines run 85 miles from Massena, home to the St. Lawrence-FDR hydroelectric plant, to a substation in Croghan, Lewis County.

The 230 kV lines were built by the federal government in 1942 and were acquired by the New York Power Authority in 1953.

The route for all but eight miles of the lines travels on outmoded wooden structures that need to be replaced periodically. The new 230 kV ...

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Nexans Cables to Power Brazil’s New G...

by wireworld on 10/15/2015 - 12:56 am
Tag: Projects

Brazil’s first modern tramway is to benefit from enhanced reliability thanks to a partnership between Nexans and Alstom. The Porto Marravilha Tramway, a municipal government project in Rio de Janeiro will exclusively use Nexans’ cables. As part of the contract, Nexans will manufacture power, data and control cables for 32 trams.

The new tramway will connect areas across Rio de Janeiro including the Porto Maravilha region, the Central Station and Santos Dumont Airport, covering 28 km of the city. The line will receive no power from overhead lines. Instead, power will be supplied by a combination of a third rail and recycled energy from braking stored in a supercapacitor. It will ...

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Bekaert Reopens Georgia Bead Wire Plant

by wireworld on 10/15/2015 - 12:49 am
Tag: Press Releases

Bekaert reopened its bead wire production plant in Rome on Oct. 7.

The facility, which was temporarily shut down after a fire caused damage to the site on Nov. 19, 2014, has been equipped with state-of-the-art, high performance bead wire production lines. Reconstruction works were finalized in June, the firm said in a news release.

Bekaert CEO Matthew Taylor, the regional management team and 100 guests attended the grand opening—including U.S. based tire manufacturers, and diplomatic and government officials from the U.S. and Belgium.

“Bekaert Rome is poised to return as the preferred bead wire supplier to U.S. tire makers,” Taylor said in a statement. “The team cl ...

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