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Cimteq Hires New Technical Support Ma...

by wireworld on 06/30/2012 - 05:04 pm
Tag: Personnel

Cimteq, the provider of the cable design and quotation software, has hired Garry Miller to lead the expansion of their technical support team.  Garry had previously worked for the Lloyds Banking Group.  He has over ten years experience supporting various platforms.  The knowledge and experience he brings would be invaluable to help Cimteq provide world class service to its ever expanding customer base.



Ali Shehab, the CEO of Cimteq said "We are proud of the support we give to our customers because our team takes care of truly understanding the customer and their needs.  Growing our support team helps us ensure that we continue to do this as our business g ...

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European Sector Chief Forcasts Termin...

by wireworld on 06/30/2012 - 03:14 pm
Tag: Press Releases

The European Union's steel industry may need to shut three quarters of its capacity in the next two decades because of declining demand, rising costs and cheap imports, a European sector chief reported.  "It is foreseeable in the next 10, 15, 20 years, at least for normal grade steel, that production in Europe will not be competitive any more," Wolfgang Eder, president of European steel industry announced.


Eder, also chief executive of Austrian group Voestalpine, said the competitive threat came less from producing giants such as Brazil and China, kept at bay by high shipping costs, but from nearby Russia, Turkey and Ukraine.  "They will extend their deliveries into the ...

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Dongkuk Steel Starts Test Runs at Inc...

by wireworld on 06/30/2012 - 03:05 pm
Tags: Press Releases, Projects

South Korean steel producer Dongkuk Steel announced that it has started test runs at its new rebar mill at its Incheon plant.


Construction started on the new rebar mill in April 2011 with a budget of KRW 190 billion. The designed annual output is 1.2 million tonnes. The start up of commercial production is scheduled for September 2012.


The new mill will produce extra high-tensile rebars (SD800) and vibration-resistant rebars (KS D3688) up to 57 mm diameter.


The mill is equipped with a 40 meters water cooling system to maximize output of high tensile rebars. It will be able to roll 42 meters per second of 10 mm rebar, compared with the general rolling speed of 26 me ...

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Downer Wins $175m Mid West Australia ...

by wireworld on 06/29/2012 - 03:55 pm
Tag: Projects

Downer EDI has won a $175 million Western Power contract to build a new transmission line between Pinjar and Eneabba, Australia.



The new 190km, 330 KV transmission line will form a critical part of Western Power's $443 million Mid West energy project stage 1, which will provide power needs to the emerging mining region.



Western Power acting chief executive Paul Italiano said the new transmission line would result in a more reliable and secure electricity supply.



"The Mid West Energy Project is critical for the Mid West in facilitating the connection of new mining projects, encouraging investment in renewable energy projects and enabling new ...

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