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Prysmian, First Contract With JG Summ...

by wireworld on 03/21/2018 - 10:44 am
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Prysmian Group has signed an agreement with JG Summit Petrochemicals Group (JGSPG) for the supply of a total of approximately 820 km of Power (Low Voltage and Medium Voltage),  Instrumentation & Control and Telecommunication cables for Plant & Petrochemical applications.

JGSPG consists of JG Summit Petrochemical Corporation (JGSPC) - the largest manufacturer of polyolefins in the Philippines and the first and only integrated PE and PP resin manufacturer in the country - and JG Summit Olefins Corporation (JGSOC) – the company that operates the first and only Naphtha Cracker Plant in the Philippines. Both companies are wholly-owned subsidiaries of JG Summit Holdings, I ...

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LS Group’s SPSX To Set Up Winding Wir...

by wireworld on 03/16/2018 - 10:43 am
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South Korean wire & cable company, LS Group will establish a winding wire manufacturing facility in Serbia to expand its presence in the European market. LS Group announced that its American cable making subsidiary Superior Essex Co. (SPSX) broke ground for the plant in Zrenjanin, about 90 kilometers away from Beograd.SPSX will invest about 18.5 million euros ($22.9 million) in the manufacturing facility commanding a floor area of 14,000 square meters on a site of 40,000 square meters. The company will establish 42 lines capable of producing 12,000 tons of winding wires by the end of this year and start operation next year. The group has been aggressively expanding its overseas business. ...

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SJC2 Submarine Cable To Enhance Conne...

by wireworld on 03/16/2018 - 10:29 am
Tag: Projects

The Southeast Asia–Japan 2 consortium (SJC2) signed an agreement with NEC Corporation to build a high performance submarine cable connecting Singapore, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Taiwan, mainland China, Korea and Japan.

Construction of the 10,500-kilometer long cable is expected to be completed by the fourth quarter of 2020.The cable will feature up to eight fibre pairs of high capacity optical fibre with initial design capacity of 144 Terabits per second, roughly the equivalent of simultaneously streaming 5.76 million ultra-high definition videos per second. Its high capacity allows it to support high bandwidth intensive requirements such as the Internet of Things, ...

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SteelAsia To Invest US$1.54 Billion T...

by wireworld on 03/14/2018 - 12:43 pm
Tags: Press Releases, Projects

Philippines largest steel manufacturer is investing (US$1.54 billion) P80 billion on a three-phase rolling plan that will take advantage of the growing demand for steel in the domestic market.

SteelAsia Manufacturing Corp. (SteelAsia) announced the investment is for new capacities the firm plans to put up in the coming years. This move includes the first of the three-phase, six-year plan that aims to solidify the country’s steel industry and address the growing demand for steel, as the government embarks on a campaign to build massive public infrastructure.

The first phase is concentrated on integrated steelmaking and hot rolling for rebar, wire rod and sections—the last ...

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Himachal Futuristic Communications Li...

by wireworld on 03/12/2018 - 01:41 pm
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Himachal Futuristic Communications Limited (HFCL) would set up a Rs 260-crore plant to manufacture optical fibre at Fab City in Ranga Reddy district of Telangana.

The company manufactures optical fibre cables at its Goa plant and at Chennai through its subsidiary HTL Limited. In order to reduce the input cost and overcome the 'worldwide shortage' of fibre supply, the Telangana facility, for which the foundation stone was laid, is being set up as a backward integration of optical fibre cable manufacturing, the company said in a statement.

The facility is expected to produce 6.4 million fibre kilometres per annum. The project cost is estimated to be Rs 260 crore and it will commence produ ...

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Nucor to Build Rebar Micro Mill In Fr...

by wireworld on 03/12/2018 - 01:37 pm
Tags: Press Releases, Projects

Nucor Corporation has announced that it will build a rebar micro mill in Frostproof, Florida, which is located in Polk County. This is a $240 million investment and is the second rebar micro mill Nucoris constructing. InNovember 2017,Nucorannounced a rebar micro mill project in Sedalia, Missouri.

"Nucor has always focused on growing our business to better serve our customers. We are building this rebar micro mill in a great and growing market where demand is strong and there is currently an abundant supply of scrap, a good portion of which is handled by our scrap business, The David J. Joseph Company," said John Ferriola, Chairman, CEO & President of Nucor Corporation.

"Consistent with ...

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TechnipFMC Umbilicals Completes Kaomb...

by wireworld on 03/09/2018 - 09:27 am
Tag: Projects

TechnipFMC announces that the engineering, procurement, fabrication and supply of umbilicals system for the Kaombo project has been completed. The multisite project utilised the facilities of TechnipFMC Umbilicals Ltd.,TechnipFMC Umbilicals Inc. and Angoflex Ltda. 

The Kaombo development is located on Block 32, approximately 140 kilometers off the coast of Angola and is operated by Total E&P Angola Block 32. TechnipFMC Umbilicals was in charge of the project management, engineering and manufacture of over 135 kilometers of steel tube umbilicals.

The load-out of the umbilicals for offshore installation started in April 2017 at Angoflex in Lobito, Angola, and the final umbilical was ...

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Egyptian-Chinese Fiber Optic Cable Fa...

by wireworld on 03/07/2018 - 10:27 am
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The first Egyptian-Chinese fiber optic cable factory was inaugurated in northeastern Cairo Governorate this month.  Located in the industrial Badr city, the factory was managed by HitekNofal Hengtong Optix, the first Egyptian-Chinese joint venture specialized in manufacturing fiber optic cables and accessories.

Featuring the state-of-the-art technologies, the 33,000-square-meter fully-automated plant aims to meet the Egyptian market's demand for fiber optic cables in 2018, said Randa Tawfiq, HitekNofal marketing manager.

"Fiber optic cables market has obviously grown in the past few years in Egypt in light of the government and the private sector plans to improve the communication inf ...

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China To Build First Ultra High-Volta...

by wireworld on 03/07/2018 - 09:39 am
Tag: Projects

China's first ultra high-voltage power superhighway for transmitting clean energy has been approved, with construction to start in the second half of the year.

The 800-kilovolt direct current transmission line will extend 1,600 km across five provinces, from the Qinghai plateau in the northwest to densely populated Henan in central China, according to the State Grid, Qinghai branch.

Qinghai has a large solar power capacity, reaching 9.53 million kilowatts at the end of 2017, accounting for 37.5 percent of its total power capacity.

Shu Yinbiao, chair of the State Grid, said the power line will use Qinghai's advantage in clean energy resources for industrial upgrades and raise the amount of ...

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Prysmian Group to power The Royal Atl...

by wireworld on 03/04/2018 - 07:26 am
Tags: Press Releases, Projects

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, will supply over 400 km of Fire Resistant cables for the Royal Atlantis Resort in Dubai. The new luxury resort renamed “A Place to call Home” will be completed in 2019.


The Group has won the contract worth approximately 3 Million Euros to supply its enhanced fire resistant cables, a mixture of both FPPLUS and FP400 cables, which offer extended fire survival times, coupled with low flame spread and very low emission of smoke and dangerous gases in the event of a fire. This allows guests longer time to evacuate the building and ensures better operating conditions for the emergency teams. Moreove ...

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