Capstone names Al-Nasr as its distributor in UAE
Publish on 12/7/2009 10:12:29 AMCapstone Turbine Corp., a manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, has named Al-Nasr International as its distributor in the United Arab Emirates. Al- Nasr will sell and install Capstone turbines and microturbines in oil and gas, turbo electric and power applications throughout the seven-state UAE. "The fast-growing United Arab Emirates is a new market for Capstone," said Jim Crouse, Capstone's EVP, sales and marketing. "Cities throughout the UAE are growing quickly, which means the need for reliable and efficient on-site power is becoming even greater.
Middle East to see positive steel growth
Publish on 12/7/2009 10:12:57 AMSteel production in the Middle East increased by about 7% in August compared to July, according to statistics released by the World Steel Association. The Middle East is the only region, which has registered a positive growth of 2.2% during the first eight months of 2009 compared to the same period last year. The region produced about 11.069 million metric tonnes (mmt) of steel between January and August 2009 compared to 10.828 mmt during the first eight months of 2008.
South Korean firms get Middle East plant orders
Publish on 12/7/2009 10:12:08 AMDoosan Heavy Industries & Construction will build power plant in Saudi Arabia by 2013 worth $1.1 billion. Early September, Doosan entered into a separate $249 million Saudi deal to provide boilers and steam turbines for a thermo electric power plant in the Yanbu Industrial Comple, to be built by 2012. Shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries teamed up with General Electric Energy earlier to sign a $2.7 billion deal with the Kuwaiti government to build a new natural gas-fired power plant that will go into operation in 2011.
Emirates Steel, Danieli ink $474M expansion deal
Publish on 12/7/2009 10:12:50 AMEmirates Steel Industries has signed a Dh1.74 billion ($474 million) contract with Danieli Corp. for construction of phase II B of the company's overall Dh9 billion ($2.45 billion) expansion plan. Italy-based Danieli will be the contractor for construction of a heavy section rolling mill with a production capacity of 1 million tonnes per year, which will add to Emirates Steel's total capacity by the end of 2011. Phase II B's rolling mill will produce heavy section beams, columns and sheet piles.
Mori Seiki liquidates Turkey subsidiary
Publish on 12/7/2009 10:12:57 AMMori Seiki Co. Ltd announced that the company has decided to disperse and liquidate Mori Seiki Istanbul Makina San. ve Tic Ltd Sti since it made a distributorship agreement with GILDEMEISTER (German). Mori Seiki will establish the office of the representative. Liquidation starts September 30, 2009 and is planned to end 6 months to 1 year from then.
Publish on 12/7/2009 09:12:10 AMAccording to an investigation, the rate of warming in Taiwan is three times higher than worldwide average. The CO2 emissions of Taiwan ranks No.22 in the world, and the government has been promoting energy saving and carbon reduction for the next generation. Yann Bang unique Heat Recycler constructs a close cycle to make preheat effect which decreases heating time, saves about one-third electricity, enhances heat effect and reduces the waste of energy.
High-speed extrusion line standardised
Publish on 12/7/2009 09:12:52 AMMore than 80 units sold since their introduction seven years ago - this is ample proof that Battenfeld Extrusionstechnik GmbH, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany, has firmly established its high- speed extruders for thermoforming and rigid sheet production on the market. Building on this success, a standardised series of extrusion lines has been developed during the last few months, consisting of an extruder and a polishing stack for inline applications. The series is currently available in four different sizes.
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