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VolkerInfra Won the Contract to insta...

by wireworld on 02/26/2015 - 03:57 pm
Tags: Press Releases, Projects

A 220kV export cable will connect Burbo Bank Extension’s offshore substation with Dong Energy’s onshore substation. From this landing point, between Rhyl and Prestatyn, VolkerInfra will be installing the underground onshore cable circuit.

The underground onshore cables will run for approximately 10km to a new onshore substation and will then be linked to the National Grid Bodelwyddan 400kV onshore substation, located south of the St Asaph Business Park, between St Asaph and Bodelwyddan in Denbighshire.

VolkerInfra will be using a combination of open cut trenching and horizontal directional drilling (HDD) methods to install the cables. To minimise disruption, the developer and c ...

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High Performance X-ETFE Extrusion For...

by wireworld on 02/26/2015 - 03:40 pm
Tag: Press Releases

When it comes to the production of special cables with special properties, the desired machine performance rises to a high level. The demand of sensitive production processes made Rosendahl boost and fine-tune its manufacturing solutions for aerospace and automotive cable manufacturers. High-quality extrusion in combination with economic production play a pivotal role for every cable manufacturer. This is why Rosendahl developed first-class process technology for X-ETFE extrusion under economical production conditions.

Rosendahl has put all their extensive material and process know-how into special equipment features. The results are process security and highest productivity. Its high perfo ...

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SIKORA To Showcase It's Technolody at...

by wireworld on 02/26/2015 - 03:24 pm
Tag: Interwire

At Interwire 2015 (booth 812) SIKORA will be showcasing state-of-the-art measuring, control, inspection and sorting technology for continuous online quality control in the wire, cable and plastic industry.

PURITY SCANNER: Inspection and sorting system for 100% pellet purity One highlight at SIKORA’s booth is the PURITY SCANNER. The PURITY SCANNER is a system for the online inspection and sorting of plastic pellets used for the insulation of medium-, high- and extra-high voltage cables where 100% purity is required.

Contaminated pellets are detected and sorted out, assuring that only pure pellets get into the extrusion process. The pellet inspection allows for the detection of organi ...

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Nexans Launches Online Substances Tra...

by wireworld on 02/25/2015 - 10:54 pm
Tag: Press Releases

Nexans’ customers will now get access to up to date regulatory information on Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) through a new online tool: Nexans Tracker.   The new tool will provide information and full traceability on SVHC, defined by the European Union body in charge of REACh (Registration, Evaluation and Authorisation of Chemicals) regulation.

The Nexans Tracker supplies information on products sold in Europe. It is currently available in Belgium and will soon be rolled out to the rest of the EU. Thanks to this new tool, customers can easily access information about any hazardous substances of the REACh candidate list contained in the products. The information will ...

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CommScope Revolutionizes Wireless Net...

by wireworld on 02/25/2015 - 10:48 pm
Tag: Press Releases

CommScope is changing the way operators test for a costly source of interference in advanced wireless networks called passive intermodulation(PIM), turning what is a reactionary procedure into a proactive process with its innovative Optical PIM Tester.

A revolutionary test methodology is introduced with the affordable, portable tester. For the first time ever, a single technician can connect directly to the base band unit at the bottom of the tower and perform a “truly active” PIM test over the Common Public Radio Interface (CPRI) by using the Optical PIM Tester.

Additionally, the Optical PIM Tester can easily be included within every technician’s arsenal thanks to its co ...

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ABB to Provide Cable System and Stren...

by wireworld on 02/25/2015 - 10:46 pm
Tag: Projects

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth around $11 million from the Swedish utility Svenska kraftnät to design, manufacture, and supply a submarine cable system under the bay of Edsviken in northern Stockholm.

The link is part of the larger grid project Stockholms Ström, which will provide an entirely new structure for the electrical grid in the growing Stockholm region. The project is scheduled to be commissioned by end 2016.

The high-voltage alternating current 220 kilovolt (kV) cable system contains five circuits with single-core cables with a total length of 21 kilometers, which will have the capacity to transmit power across the bay bet ...

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Bekaert Profit Dips by Chinese Tyre C...

by wireworld on 02/20/2015 - 11:39 pm
Tag: Press Releases

Belgian steel wire and cable maker Bekaert reported that a slowdown in the Chinese market for wire to reinforce tyres meant its 2014 operating profit had risen at a slower rate than expected.

The group, whose steel wire reinforces a quarter of the world's automotive tyres, said earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) was 171 million euros ($195 million) in 2014, below the 186 million average forecast in a Reuters poll of analysts

Sales were largely in line with analyst expectations, while core profit was above consensus.  "Tyre cord activities in China did deteriorate towards year-end 2014 and impacted our annual results on some key performance criteria compared to the most recent ana ...

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Flymca increases Production Capacity ...

by wireworld on 02/20/2015 - 11:30 pm
Tag: Press Releases

FLYMCA is offering customers all type of solutions to their stranding and cabling requirements, from standard machinery to special equipment adapted to customers' needs. Each year at Flymca's investments are growing in order to deliver higher quality at fair prices. Modern machinery for parts fabrication and testing supplies, facilities to study projects with 3D designs and finite elements analysis of parts and frames are part of the company's equipment.3 years since the inauguration of the new manufacturing facilities, many things happened. There was no time to look behind, but for sure FLYMCA is now looking towards the future with full confidence. This period has been full of challeng ...

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Kenya To Install 1,600km Of Fibre Opt...

by wireworld on 02/18/2015 - 06:43 pm
Tag: Projects

Basking in the euphoria of recent rankings as the country with the “smartest city” in Africa, the Government of Kenya will, through the Ministry of ICT, roll-out an additional 1,600 kilometres of fibre optic cables later this year as part of the National Optic Fibre Backbone Infrastructure (NOFBI) project. Also, once the digital migration is completed in June, the focus will shift to building an ambitious 4G-LTE network infrastructure.

The implementation of the project is expected to ease communication across counties as well as improve government service delivery to the citizens in such areas as applications for national Identity Cards, passports and registration of birth and d ...

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Prysmian, New Contracts Worth More Th...

by wireworld on 02/18/2015 - 06:12 pm
Tag: Projects

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cables and systems industry, has been awarded two new major orders for a total value of more than € 50 Million for power transmission system expansion projects in Kuwait. More specifically, the contracts refer to projects “MEW 06 Jaber Al Ahmed City”, awarded directly by MEW - the Kuwait Minister for Electricity & Water - and “Jamal Abdel Nasser Street”, awarded by ROBT (JV), a joint venture of Rizzani de Eccher-OHL under a larger scope contract with MPW – the Kuwait Ministry of Works - on behalf of MEW as end-user. Project “MEW 06 Jaber Al Ahmed City” is part of the Kuwait power transmi ...

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