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Getting A Deal In Gear

Wärtsilä and Siemens AG, Mechanical Drives (Flender) have reached an agreement through which the assembly and testing of Wärtsilä's marine gearbox portfolio will be moved to the Siemens Mechanical Drives facilities in Voerde, Germany....

A First For Italy

Capstone Turbine Corp. said it has received an order for a C600 Signature Series microturbine to provide renewable power for a wastewater treatment plant in Tuscany, Italy. IBT Group, Capstone’s Italian distributor, secured the order,...

Going Strong

BY JACK BURKE A little more than a year after the first GE Power HA turbine plant went into service, the company’s fleet of HA turbines has hit more than 30 000 combined operating hours...

Power For Drying

Capstone Turbine Corp. said it received an order for a C600S microturbine to power and serve the wood drying process for a manufacturer of wood chip and wood flour for the zootechnical sector in Northeast...

A Fancier Coat

BY IAN CAMERON Turbine Efficiency said it has developed a new coating which it said can offer efficiency gains for compressor blades. The company, based in Lincoln, England, carries out a range of duties including engine...

Jenbacher Distributor Named For Indonesia

GE Power has appointed PT. Euroasiatic Jaya as an authorized distributor of Jenbacher gas engines in Indonesia. EuroAsiatic Jaya will sell and service Jenbacher gas engines in the country and provide Indonesian customers with full...

A First For Floating

Baker Hughes (BHGE) announced a second contract for Eni East Africa’s (EEA) Coral South floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG development) offshore of Mozambique. The contract was awarded in this year by a joint venture formed...

Kistler Acquires Vester

Kistler Group, a Switzerland-based specialist in dynamic measurement technology for measuring pressure, force, torque and acceleration, announced the acquisition of Vester Elektronik GmbH (Vester), based in Straubenhardt, near Karlsruhe, Germany. Vester is a family-owned company specialized...

A Total Solution

GE’s Power Services business has been chosen to help modernize JFE Steel Corp.’s combined-cycle power plant in Chiba, Japan. GE’s modernization efforts consisted of a MXL2 gas turbine upgrade, a low-pressure steam turbine retrofit and...

Canadian Cats Combine

Toromont Industries Ltd. will acquire the businesses and net operating assets of fellow Canadian Caterpillar dealer Hewitt Group for (CAN)$1.0177 billion. Toromont operates through two business segments: the Equipment Group and CIMCO refrigeration. The Equipment...

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