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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...

Wärtsilä and ABB Expand Pact

Wärtsilä and ABB have signed a comprehensive, 6-year service agreement covering standard maintenance and performance optimization of ABB turbochargers installed with Wärtsilä 4-stroke engines. The new agreement is an evolution of the long-term cooperation...

Biogas Power Project In Turkey

GE’s Distributed Power announced that it is providing its Jenbacher biogas engine technology and myPlant Asset Performance Management (APM) solution for three new landfill power production sites in Turkey. The plants are owned by ITC-Ka...

Capvis Equity Acquiring Majority Stake In Thermamax

Capvis Equity IV LP said it will acquire the majority of Thermamax Hochtemperaturdämmungen GmbH, a specialist in the design and manufacture of thermal and acoustic insulation systems for engine compartments and exhaust lines for...

Bearing Up In Marine Environments

Federal-Mogul Powertrain has received DNV GL certification of its premium self-lubricating deva.tex 552 Marine bearing material. The deva.tex 552 Marine bearing material is constructed using a composite that the company said will not corrode,...

Locomotives Gain EPA Tier 4 Certification

Knoxville Locomotive Works (KLW), an original equipment manufacturer of switcher and road-switcher locomotives based in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA, was recently awarded Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Tier 4 emissions certifications for its SE Series four...

Expanding Service To Iraq

Siemens has expanded an existing service agreement with KAR Group in Iraq to provide comprehensive operations and maintenance (O&M) for two newly added SSC5-2000E power plant units at the Khormala plant in the Kurdistan...
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Electro-Mechanic Speed Control With New Veco-Drive

BY ROBERTA PRANDI Voith recently launched its Veco-Drive, a new family of variable speed drives that covers from 4 to 15 MW of a compressor’s rated shaft power with four frame sizes. Dr. Martin Tilscher, product...

Tug Power From Rolls

Rolls-Royce and Sanmar Shipyards in Turkey have signed a contract for the delivery of eight MTU Series 4000 engines for four new terminal tugs, including an option for a further four engines. The tugs will...

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