ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won a $60 million contract from Shell Gas Iraq B.V. to build a new power plant in southern Iraq. The power plant will be operated by the Basrah Gas Company, a…
Sonoco is increasing the price of its plywood reels by nine (9) percent as a result of its decision to roll the surcharge for reels into base prices. The increase, which is the direct result of escalating market costs for…
Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order from Wärtsilä Corporation to supply heat exchangers, boilers and separators for a combined cycle power plant to be built in Central…
Metso has signed an agreement to acquire South Korean valve technology company, Valstone Control Inc. (Valstone). The acquisition strengthens Metso’s control valve and service offering for customers in the oil and gas and power industries. Valstone’s globe valves add to…
Thursday, 08 March 2012 10:30

Dosing Systems for Power Stations

For the operators of power stations reliability and process security of the dosing equipment are critical factors In 2010 and 2011 Alltech equipped several power stations in the UK with dosing systems. Dosing systems are used in several applications like…
Metso and Fortum Power and Heat have signed a contract regarding a delivery of a bio-oil production plant and a related automation system to the Fortum power plant in Joensuu, Finland. The delivery involves a demonstration plant, in which bio-oil…
Siemens Energy will supply together with its Chinese joint venture SITHCO (Siemens Industrial Turbomachinery Huludao Co. Ltd.) the first two large size, pre-engineered integrally geared compressors for an air separation plant to China. Purchaser is Hangzhou Hangyang Co. Ltd, a…
Tuesday, 06 March 2012 21:00

Vacon inaugurates new factory in India

Global AC drives manufacturer Vacon expands its factory operations in India. A new factory has recently been taken into use in Bangalore. The factory occupies a total area of 2,500 square meters. Vacon's subsidiary in India was established in 2006,…
Electricity consumers in Spain are shortly to take advantage of renewable energy produced from PEFC-certified biomass. Valoriza Energía has recently obtained PEFC Chain of Custody certification for three  of its plants in Andalusia with a combined capacity of 33.8 megawatts, sufficient to…
Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has won an order to supply Alfa Laval plate heat exchangers to a nuclear power plant in Russia. The order value is approximately SEK 120…
ÅF has signed a contract, together with Tyréns AB, with the Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company, SKB, relating to the systems project management of the storage of spent nuclear fuel at Forsmark. At the end of 2011 ÅF…
The global AC drives manufacturer Vacon Plc and European Batteries Oy, a Finland-based lithium-ion-iron-phosphate (LFP) battery systems manufacturer, have agreed on cooperation in the field of technology that combines the use of battery systems and AC drives in the same…
As a result of the cooperation between Vacon Plc and CEI (China National Electric Apparatus Institute Co), CEI has received the Golden Sun Certificate approved by the China National Quality Certification Center (CQC) for their 200 kW solar inverter on…
Metso has signed a contract with Consórcio Construtor Belo Monte (CCBM) to supply equipment to the construction of the Belo Monte hydroelectric power plant (UHE Belo Monte) in Brazil. The project is located at the Xingu River, Pará State, in…
UPM continues to invest in efficient energy generation and builds a new combined heat and power plant at the UPM Schongau mill in Germany. The target is to significantly reduce energy costs as well as to secure the energy supply.…
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