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Nexans Umbilicals for Statoil’s Norwe...

by wireworld on 12/12/2012 - 09:39 pm
Tags: Press Releases, Projects

Nexans, a worldwide expert in the cable industry, has been awarded a 45 million Euro contract by Statoil to supply static and dynamic umbilicals for three fast-track projects on the Norwegian Continental Shelf - the Oseberg Delta field (North Sea), the Snøhvit gas field (Barents Sea) and the Smørbukk Sør (Norwegian Sea).



Nexans’ specialized facility in Halden, Norway will manufacture a total of around 42 km of static and dynamic umbilicals to Statoil’s new standardized umbilical design which has been developed to provide a consistent and cost-efficient solution for fast-track projects, such as tie-ins to existing infrastructure, as well as ot ...

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Lear Corporation to Construct Automot...

by wireworld on 12/12/2012 - 09:20 pm
Tag: Press Releases

Lear Corporation has announced its new automotive wiring plant is scheduled to open in 2013 in Morocco's Amer Saflia area and create approximately 700 jobs, expected to increase significantly over upcoming years based on the projected growth in Lear's Electrical Power Management Systems business.



Lear currently operates three plants in Morocco, including two in Tangier for electrical wiring systems and automotive seating and one in Rabat, supplying industry-leading electronics such as battery chargers and gateway modules to European automakers including BMW, Renault and Volkswagen.



"Lear is proud to plan the opening of another world-class automotive ele ...

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ABB Wins $ 170 Million Contract for W...

by wireworld on 12/12/2012 - 05:44 pm
Tags: Press Releases, Projects

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won a contract worth 170 million from Subsea 7, to build a power link between a new oil and gas field being developed by Total E&P Norge AS in the North Sea and the Norwegian power grid.



The Martin Linge (formerly known as Hild) field lies at a depth of 115 meters and has been identified among the oil and gas fields with highest potential reserves in the North Sea. The field will receive its electricity feed through the world's longest subsea AC link -- a 162 kilometer long high-voltage submarine power cable that will lie 370 meters below sea level, at its deepest point.



"This electricity cable ...

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North American Group Stand at Wire Ru...

by wireworld on 12/12/2012 - 05:21 pm
Tag: Wire Russia

The next staging of wire Russia, The International Wire and Cable Trade Fair in Russia, will take place from June 25 - 28, 2013 at the ZAO Expocentr in Moscow.  A special feature at wire Russia 2013 will be the North American group stand, organized by Messe Düsseldorf North America and supported by the Wire and Cable Industry Suppliers Association (WCISA).  This group stand provides a cost-effective means for companies to enter into or to expand their business in the lucrative Russian marketplace. Please contact Messe Düsseldorf North America at (312) 781-5180 to reserve exhibit space within the North American group stand.


The Russian Market has been very strong ...

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