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Bioenergy to invest USD 53.8m in Wind...

by wireworld on 01/10/2013 - 07:13 pm
Tags: Press Releases, Projects

Brazilian renewable energy generation company Bioenergy will invest BRL 110 million (USD 53.8m/EUR 41.2m) in a transmission line that will carry the energy generated by its future 13 wind parks in northern Maranhao state.



According to a company's press release from this week, it has already received the preliminary environmental permit for the installation of the 230-kV line, which will be 240 km (149.1 miles) long.



The start of construction works is scheduled to start in 60 days, while the launch is planned for March 2014, Bioenergy said.  The company is going to contract equipment and services for the execution of Maranhao's wind ventures.


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Inductotherm Group to Add Clinton Mac...

by wireworld on 01/10/2013 - 06:06 pm
Tags: Acquisitions, Press Releases

Inductotherm Group, a multi-technology, global organization, serving the thermal processing industry, is pleased to announce the addition of Clinton Machine of Ovid, MI to the Inductotherm Group family.



“Clinton Machine brings with it years of experience in material handling equipment specifically in the bar, tube, heat treating, and other production machinery areas. “ said Gary Doyon, President/CEO of the Inductotherm Group. “We are excited with this expansion of the Inductotherm Group.” “Adding the specialized capabilities of Clinton Machine will provide additional value to our current clients and help the corporation to expand into new market ...

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Iceland Revives Plans for World’s Lon...

by wireworld on 01/10/2013 - 05:47 pm
Tag: Projects

Iceland is considering building the world’s longest subsea power cable by around 2020 to take advantage of its abundant geothermal energy to supply Britain with green power, the head of the state-run electricity producer said.



“We can serve as a green battery for the U.K.,” Hordur Arnarson, the chief executive of Landsvirkjun said in an interview.  “We believe it’s a win-win situation, because we have a flexible (source of) renewable power, which could be used to balance (supply and demand in Britain),” Mr. Arnarson said in an interview. “It will be the longest subsea cable in the world.”



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2013 WHMA - Annual Wire Harness Confe...

by wireworld on 01/10/2013 - 04:39 pm
Tag: Press Releases

The 2013 Wiring Harness Manufacturers Association (WHMA) Annual Wire Harness Conference will be held February 20-22 in Las Vegas. The Renaissance Hotel will serve a conference headquarters.



This will be the 20th annual WHMA Conference – a fact not overlooked by WHMA Program chairman Paul Nelson of Data Cable in   Orangeville, Ontario. “Every WHMA Conference is filled with good information and networking opportunities.  But this year’s agenda is really special. We will have a variety of sessions touching on quality improvement, marketing, re-shoring and strategy deployment just to name a few,” said Nelson.



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