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LS Cable & System Wins W20b Cable Sup...

by wireworld on 08/16/2017 - 09:23 am
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South Korean cable manufacturer LS Cable & System has won an optical cables supply deal in Italy, the company announced.The deal signed with Italy’s telecoms network company Open Fiber is estimated to be worth 20 billion won ($17.6 million), the largest amount of optical cables to be exported by a Korean company, according to the company. LS will be providing optical cables for Open Fiber’s high speed network construction project until 2018. 

Open Fiber is owned by the state-controlled utility company Enel and Italian state lender Cassa Depositi e Prestiti. It is currently constructing a high-speed network that connects some 40 cities in the country.LS’ local sal ...

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Advanced Digital Cable Inc. Plans $15...

by wireworld on 07/20/2017 - 06:50 am
Tags: Press Releases, Projects

Advanced Digital Cable Inc. plans to expand its wire and cable production facility in Blairsville, Ga., adding 65 jobs.

ADC, which currently employs 70 people at its 140,000-square-foot facility in Blairsville, said Tuesday it will invest $15 million to add 100,000 square feet to its existing facility and nearly double the factory staff.

"This expansion will enable ADC to better serve our customer base by giving us the capacity to increase the volume of our current product lines made in Blairsville," Steve Payne, president of ADC, said in a statement today.

The company began in 1997 making coaxial cable for the booming digital cable market. ADC has manufacturing facilities in Blairsville ...

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VBMS Orders Tekmar CPS Units for East...

by wireworld on 07/16/2017 - 11:20 am
Tag: Projects

Cable protection specialist Tekmar Energy has been awarded a contract by VBMS to supply its 7th generation of TekLink Cable Protection Systems (CPSs), bellmouths and cover disks for ScottishPower Renewables’ East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm.

In January 2017, VBMS won a contract of around EUR 100 million for the supply, installation and burial, as well as termination and testing of 102 66kV inter-array cables.

VBMS has awarded contracts on the project to both Tekmar and JDR Cables, both based in the North East of England, who will supply the CPSs and 66 kV inter-array power cables, respectively.

The 714MW East Anglia ONE, located 43km off the Suffolk Coast in the southern Nort ...

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Digital Infrastructure Investment Fun...

by wireworld on 07/10/2017 - 05:00 pm
Tag: Projects

The UK government has reported that its new £400m digital infrastructure investment fund will unlock more than £1bn of funding for super-fast, full-fibre broadband, improving connectivity for businesses across the UK.

The digital infrastructure investment fund is the government’s latest promise to home and business owners across the UK to combat slow download speeds and increase levels of connectivity to make it easier for people to work remotely.

The launch of the £400m fund follows previous government investment, worth around £1.7bn, to rollout super-fast broadband around Britain.

At the launch of the digital infrastructure investment fund, the go ...

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Huawei Marine Signs Submarine Cable C...

by wireworld on 07/10/2017 - 11:00 am
Tag: Projects

Huawei Marine has announced that it has signed a contract with the Solomon Island Submarine Cable Company (SISCC) to construct the first submarine cable in the Solomon Islands. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare, Minister of Finance and Treasury Snyder Rini, Minister of Communications and Aviation Peter Shanel, CEO of SISCC Keir Preedy and President of Huawei’s South Pacific Region Wei Chengmin attended the signing ceremony in Honiara.

The Solomon Islands is a nation encompassing six major islands and over nine hundred smaller islands lying to the northeast of Australia. Due to its geographical location the Solomon Islands have long depended on satellites for telecommunications, wh ...

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Prysmian Wins WestConnex Cable Project

by wireworld on 07/08/2017 - 07:49 am
Tags: Press Releases, Projects

WestConnex new M4 contractor CPB Samsung John Holland JV has awarded Prysmian Australia a contract to deliver 1100 km of MV, LV, control, communications and fibre optic cables for the New South Wales road tunnel project.

The contract secured by CPB Samsung John Holland JV — also known as CSJ — is valued at approximately $11 million and the work will be done from October 2017 to July 2018.

The new M4 is the first tunnel section of WestConnex and continues what Prysmian says is its long involvement in tunnel projects.

Under the contract, 50% of the total supply is being manufactured in Prysmian’s Liverpool plant. For the remaining part of this complete cabling soluti ...

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U.S. Energy Firm Wins National Energy...

by wireworld on 07/08/2017 - 07:45 am
Tag: Projects

A $1-billion, high-voltage power line running under Erie, is one step closer to reality following approval by Canada’s energy regulator.

After nearly two years of review, Michigan-based ITC, a private energy company, has won approval from the National Energy Board (NEB) to build a 117-kilometre, two-way transmission line between Nanticoke, on Southwestern Ontario’s Lake Erie shore, and Erie, Pa., across the lake.

“We’ve cleared the hurdles on the major milestones,” said Terry Harvill, president of ITC Grid Development.  “The NEB approval was a big one. That really gave us confidence in the project moving forward.”

When the line is complete an ...

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Steel Dynamics Plans $75M Project At ...

by wireworld on 07/08/2017 - 07:39 am
Tags: Press Releases, Projects

Steel Dynamics reports that it will spend at least $75 million on upgrading and expanding a northeastern Indiana plant.

The Fort Wayne-based company said its plans for the plant near Columbia City include new rolling equipment, storage buildings and road improvements. Construction is expected to be finished by the end of next year.

The company says the project will allow the plant to produce 240,000 tons of new steel products a year. The plans include adding about 30 jobs at the plant, which now has about 700 full-time workers.

Steel Dynamics executive Chris Gionti says the project at the plant about 10 miles west of Fort Wayne will help diversify the company's production.

Huawei Marine to Build South Atlantic...

by wireworld on 07/04/2017 - 07:24 am
Tag: Projects

Huawei Rotating CEO Guo Ping (left), CEO of China Unicom Lu Yimin (middle), and Camtel General Manager David Nkote (right) signed the contract on June 27, 2017.

Huawei Marine contracted with China Unicom and Camtel (Cameroon Telecommunications) to build the South Atlantic Inter Link (SAIL) undersea cable system, marking the official beginning of the SAIL implementation phase. The SAIL submarine cable system is the first direct access cable to link developing regions of Africa and South America.

Backed by investment from China Unicom and Camtel, SAIL will connect Cameroon and Brazil over a 6,000-km run. The undersea cable system will use Huawei Marine's 100-Gbps technology and will have f ...

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Sterlite Tech Selected for Kakinada S...

by wireworld on 06/28/2017 - 10:12 am
Tag: Projects

Sterlite Tech,  an end-to-end global technology leader in smarter digital networks, on the occasion of the second anniversary of the Smart Cities Mission, announced the company’s selection for the implementation of Smart City solutions in Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Kakinada was chosen among the first 20 cities in the first phase of the Smart City Mission. The project aims to bring transformational changes in the everyday living experiences of over 3.25 lakh citizens of Kakinada, through real-time governance and efficient delivery of citizen services. As part of the project, Sterlite Tech will design, build and manage the Kakinada Smart City for the next six years.

Highli ...

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