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Carestream Health Announces Orders for Its Kodak Mammography CAD System
Carestream Health, Inc. has recently signed contracts for its Kodak Mammography CAD System with breast-imaging facilities across the nation. Mammography facilities report that the Kodak CAD system is easy to use, offers an efficient workflow, and delivers diagnostic accuracy. 08/15/07

L-3 Awarded Role on General Services Administration’s Alliant Contract
L-3 Communications has been selected as one of 29 companies to compete for projects under the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) “Alliant” government-wide acquisition contract (GWAC). 08/15/07

Honeywell Selected by U.S. Department of Energy to Help Meet New Energy-Efficiency Mandates
Honeywell has announced that it will help the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) meet stringent federal requirements for reducing energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions while improving building efficiency at DOE sites around the country. 08/10/07

Honeywell Extends Agreement with Whirlpool to Supply Blowing Agent
Honeywell has announced an extended agreement with Whirlpool Corp., a leading global manufacturer and marketer of major home appliances, to supply its Enovate® blowing agent used in energy-efficient rigid polyurethane insulating foam. 08/09/07

WEG Supplies Texas OEM with Control Panels from New Mexico Panel Shop
WEG recently supplied 63 UL508A-certified control panels from its newest panel shop in Mexico to Geo-Systems USA. 08/08/07

ABB to Power Refuse-Derived Fuel Plants in Germany
ABB and Ebara Corporation, Japan, are leading a consortium with a total value of about $30 million to produce a plant in Germany that will produce electricity and process steam from up to 675,000 metric tons of refuse-derived fuel (RDF) per year in an internally circulating fluidized bed. 08/08/07

Color Kinetics Chosen to Light Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Biloxi Revival
Color Kinetics has played a major role in the reopening of The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Biloxi, which suffered extensive damage from Hurricane Katrina. 08/02/07

Emaar and Siemens Sign MOU to Set Up Power Grid at King Abdullah Economic City
Emaar, The Economic City (Emaar.E.C), the Tadawul-listed company developing King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC), has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Siemens to set up a 110/380KV power generation grid within KAEC. 08/02/07

AREVA T&D Awarded Contract for Gas-to-Liquids Project in Qatar
AREVA Transmission and Distribution (T&D) has been awarded a contract from Qatar Shell GTL Limited (Shell) to supply transformers for the Pearl Gas-to-Liquids (GTL) complex in the Ras Laffan Industrial City in Qatar. 08/01/07

Varian Selected for Stockholm’s Radiotherapy Hospital IT Project
Varian Medical Systems' treatment planning and information management software has been selected as part of a major project to integrate all radiotherapy activities in Stockholm, including those of the world famous Karolinska University Hospital. 08/01/07


Mergers & Acquisitions

Toshiba Announces Agreement with Kazatomprom
Toshiba Corporation and Kazatomprom, a major supplier of uranium based in the Republic of Kazakhstan, have announced that they have signed a share-transfer agreement, under which Kazatomprom will become an indirect minority shareholder in Westinghouse Electric Company LLC. 08/14/07

AREVA T&D to Acquire VEI Power Distribution S.p.A.’s Medium-Voltage Activities
AREVA’s Transmission and Distribution (T&D) division has signed an agreement with VEI Power Distribution S.p.A. to purchase its activities in Italy and Malaysia.

SonoSite Announces Acquisition of Catheter Guidance Technology
SonoSite, Inc.has announced its acquisition of LumenVu, Inc., a privately held, development-stage company based in Philadelphia. 08/07/07



Welch Allyn Expands Board of Directors
Welch Allyn has announced new appointments to its board of directors. 08/13/07

Eaton Appoints Energy Management and Environmental Solutions Manager
Eaton has announced that John White has joined Eaton’s Electrical Group as its energy management and environmental solutions manager. 08/13/07

Siemens Medical Solutions Executives Assume New Industry Leadership Roles and Key Appointments
Siemens Medical Solutions has announced that several members of the company's executive leadership team have been selected for industry positions and appointments in key healthcare industry organizations. 08/10/07

AREVA Restructures Board and Management
AREVA has announced the appointment several people to its board of directors. 08/09/07

GE Appoints New Company Officer
General Electric (GE) has appointed Kelly Kramer vice president and chief financial officer of Diagnostic Imaging, a business within GE Healthcare. 08/07/07

Begley to Lead GE Enterprise Solutions
GE Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Immelt announced today that Charlene T. Begley has been named president and chief executive officer of GE Enterprise Solutions, a new business that will include GE Security in focusing on helping GE’s global customers increase their productivity through superior information management and automation solutions. 08/06/07

GE Appoints Keith Sherin as Vice Chairman
General Electric (GE) has appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Keith Sherin as a vice chairman of the company. 08/03/07


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NEMA Applauds New U.S.-India Agreement on Civilian Nuclear Cooperation
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) applauds U.S. negotiators for the agreement reached with India recently to open up trade in civilian nuclear power technology and fuel between the world’s two largest democracies. 08/08/07

NEMA Commends House on Passage of Energy Legislation
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association applauds passage of energy legislation by the House of Representatives on August 4. 08/08/07

NEMA Calls on Congress to Approve Pending Free Trade Agreements
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) urges Congress to swiftly approve pending trade legislation that would further open doors between the United States and several trading-partner countries: South Korea, Panama, Peru, and Colombia. 08/01/07


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NEMA Publishes ANSI/NEMA FB 1-2007 Fittings, Cast Metal Boxes, and Conduit Bodies for Conduit, Electrical Metallic Tubing, and Cable
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published ANSI/NEMA FB 1-2007 Fittings, Cast Metal Boxes, and Conduit Bodies for Conduit, Electrical Metallic Tubing, and Cable. 08/08/07

NEMA Publishes Reaffirmations of MG 10-2001 and MG 11-1977 Energy Management Guides
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published reaffirmations of MG 10-2001 (R2007) Energy Management Guide For Selection and Use of Fixed Frequency Medium AC Squirrel-Cage Polyphase Induction Motors and MG 11-1977 (R1997, R2001, R2007) Energy Management Guide for Selection and Use of Single-Phase Motors. 08/03/07

NEMA Publishes MG 2-2001 Revision 1, 2007 Safety Standard and Guide for Selection, Installation, and Use of Electric Motors and Generators
NEMA Publishes MG 2-2001 Revision 1, 2007 Safety Standard and Guide for Selection, Installation, and Use of Electric Motors and Generators. 08/03/07


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Mitsubishi Signs Comprehensive Letter of Agreement with Dynamotive
Mitsubishi Corporation and Dynamotive Energy Systems Corporation have signed a letter of agreement that identifies development and strategic opportunities for cooperation, and establishes protocols to jointly advance them. 08/06/07

Novation and Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics Partner to Provide Portfolio of Solutions
Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics has been awarded an agreement with Novation, the healthcare contracting services company of VHA Inc. and the University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC), to provide chemistry, immunochemistry, and automation solutions to VHA, UHC, and Healthcare Purchasing Partners International (HPPI) members. 08/03/07

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