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MFL GROUP Presents Built to Rotate 2.0

by wireworld on 03/31/2017 - 06:42 pm
Tag: Press Releases

In September 2015, MFL GROUP finalized the acquisition of Construcciones Mecánicas Caballé (CMC) consolidating valuable Intellectual Property. Since then, we have dedicated significant resources to integrate the new commercial and production capabilities into our manufacturing strategy. Our primary objective was to analyze the engineering know-how at our disposal in order to continue offering the best technology in rotating machinery. Organizationally, we restructured and streamlined the Engineering, Sales and Customer Service Teams in order to respond rapidly and effectively to the requirements of our expanded customer base.   Even though it has always been clear that CM ...

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Rusal Increases Aluminium Wire Output...

by wireworld on 03/31/2017 - 06:38 pm
Tag: Press Releases

Russian Federation aluminium titan U.C. Rusal announced the installation of a new rolling mill in its Kandalaksha Aluminium Smelter (KAZ) facility in Murmansk.

A part of the US$19.8-million casthouse modernization project being undertaken at the plant, the Properzi rolling mill is expected to turn out up to fifty thousand metric tons of value-added products each year. Among those products will be seven different sizes of wire rods ranging between 9 and 25 mm in diameter. This represents a significant expansion of wire production at the plant, as at the present time the only wire size it offers is 9 mm in diameter.

In addition to new diameters of wire, the press will allow the plant to prod ...

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Huawei Egypt To Increase Local Market...

by wireworld on 03/31/2017 - 08:12 am
Tag: Projects

Huawei Egypt for Telecommunications and Information Technology is set to increase its investments in the Egyptian market, according to its strategy announced by the CEO of Huawei Egypt, Teri Liu, during a meeting with Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Sahar Nasr.

The two sides discussed the future plans of Huawei in the coming period. In this context, the company’s CEO indicated that they intend to increase their investments in Egypt, pointing out that Egypt is a good market for the company’s investments in North Africa, in light of the promising opportunities for expanding their activities.

“Huawei is ranked second worldwide in communications, and firs ...

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Nexans Helps Boost Train Fire Safety ...

by wireworld on 03/31/2017 - 08:21 am
Tag: Product Release

Rail transportation plays an integral role in the global transportation industry with a steady growth in rail passenger transport observed between 2011 and 2015 and around 416 billion ton-kilometers traveling by train freight in Europe alone in 2015. Seeking to boost passenger railway fire safety, Nexans, the leading global supplier of industrial cabling solutions, has launched its innovative FLAMEX® SI-FR line of fire-resistant cable products for critical power and control systems used in trains.

The new cables maintain circuit integrity during a fire, enabling conductors and operators to travel out of compromising situations to safety if a fire were to break out. All FLAMEX ...

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Watteredge Brand Transitioning to Sou...

by wireworld on 03/31/2017 - 08:17 am
Tags: Acquisitions, Press Releases

Since 1949, Watteredge, LLC has been developed a legacy for providing focused customer service and quality products. The company has provided essential engineered products for a wide variety of industries including Energy, Automotive, Chemical Processing, Transit, Power Generation, and more.

In 2012, the company was acquired by Coleman Cable, and, in 2014, by Southwire Company, LLC. As part of Southwire Company, the 75,000 square foot facility located just outside Cleveland, Ohio continued to be a trusted manufacturer of battery and custom bus bar copper connectors, high current DC switches, laminated shunts, air cooled cables, and a variety of custom engineered products.

In 2017, as we co ...

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Siemens And Sumitomo Electric Win Ord...

by wireworld on 03/30/2017 - 06:51 am
Tags: Press Releases, Projects

A consortium between Siemens and Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd. has been awarded an HVDC order from Indian transmission operator Power Grid Corporation of India (POWERGRID) to supply a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system. The about 200 km long HVDC connection will be India’s first DC link featuring voltage-sourced converter (VSC) technology. VSC is the latest innovation in HVDC technology offering a very stable and highly flexible reactive power control independent of active power control and additional features to support the AC systems like blackstart capability. Furthermore, this solution is ideal to be combined with XLPE cable technology.

Siemens will be sup ...

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Maillefer on Booth FO/B31 at wire Rus...

by wireworld on 03/30/2017 - 06:41 am
Tag: Wire Russia

Exceptional offering from the wire and cable manufacturing competence leader. Maillefer is the only W&C technology supplier in the market with roots in cable manufacturing. This combined with the widest application coverage and over 4000 line deliveries has created unique competences available now for our customers via several new products. We will introduce many novelties which enhance the competitiveness and responsiveness of wire and cable manufacturers. Competence counts.

Maillefer Factory System is a qualified concept to plan and realize a greenfield factory with the lowest possible risk and cost. We are the only supplier in the global market having experience of the full delivery. ...

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Bell to Invest $850 Million In Fibre ...

by wireworld on 03/30/2017 - 06:37 am
Tag: Projects

Bell is expanding its fibre-optic network to more than one million homes and businesses across Montreal.  The company will spend more than $850 million on the investment.

"We are sending a very clear message that Bell, which has been here since 1880, is taking a leading role and is being an extraordinary corporate citizen," said Mayor Denis Coderre.

Bell expects the investment will result in 2,700 new jobs, both with the Bell and its suppliers and support companies, with $2.2 billion in economic spinoffs.

George Cope, the president and CEO of Bell Canada, said the fibre will run up to 1,000 megabits per second, which is about 20 times faster than the average internet connection in Ca ...

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US Steel Mills File For Antidumping D...

by wireworld on 03/30/2017 - 06:34 am
Tag: Press Releases

Four US steel producers have sought antidumping duties on carbon and alloy wire rod imports from 10 countries -- Belarus, Italy, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and the UK.Gerdau Long Steel North America, Nucor, Keystone Consolidated Industries and Charter Steel also sought countervailing duty investigations of the wire rod sector in Italy and Turkey, according to a statement from representatives for the companies.The petitioners allege the Italian and Turkish governments offered countervailable subsidies, including export loans, credit, preferential tax treatment and grants.The mills allege dumping margins of 179.07%-304.94% for Belarus; 26.36 ...

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Nexans Cables To Carry Green Energy T...

by wireworld on 03/29/2017 - 10:29 pm
Tag: Projects

Norway’s energy sector is poised for an exciting new era. For many years, the country has been one of Europe’s leading oil and gas exporter, as well as possessing about half of Europe’s hydroelectric water storage reservoirs. Now it is set to more than double its wind energy generation capacity in one move with the construction of the 1 GW Fosen Vind project.

Linka AS, the electrotechnical contractor for the project, has chosen Nexans to supply cables for Roan Wind Farm. This is the first of six windfarms in Fosen Vind DA's development in Central Norway that will be Europe’s largest onshore wind power project.

The Roan Wind Farm is made up of 71 turbines and will h ...

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