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Contracts | Mergers & Acquisitions | Personnel | Awards


Contracts

Siemens Awarded $200 Million Contract with TransCanada’s Keystone Pipeline Project
Siemens has been awarded more than $200 million from TransCanada Corporation to supply the Keystone Pipeline project with electrical equipment, electrical power supply, and pumping equipment. 28/12/07

Siemens Secures for Euro150 million for Industrial Steam Turbines
Siemens Power Generation (PG) will supply four SST-900 reheat steam turbine generators to the South Korean construction company Daelim Industrial Co. Ltd. The turbines, with a capacity of 115 MW each, will be installed in a greenfield power plant near the city of Dangjin. 20/12/07

ABB wins $25-million order in South Africa
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won a $25-million order from Anglo Platinum for equipment and services to help more than double production at a processing plant in South Africa. 19/12/07

Siemens Finalizes Largest Wind Turbine Order in Canada
Siemens Canada Ltd. has been awarded its largest wind turbine project in Canada, one of the fastest growing wind markets in the world, for the supply of 86 wind turbines to the Wolfe Island Wind Project. 18/12/07

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Eaton Agrees to Acquire Moeller Group, Offers to Acquire Phoenixtec
Eaton Corporation has announced plans for two electrical acquisitions, one in Europe and one in Asia Pacific, which will significantly increase the capabilities, size, and geographic breadth of Eaton’s electrical business. 27/12/07

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Personnel

Lamina Lighting Names Erik Bouts To Board
Lamina Lighting Incorporated, an innovator of LED lighting systems and technologies, has named Erik Bouts to its board of directors, effective immediately. 31/12/07

Ultrasound Associates Purchases Carestream Health’s Outpatient Radiology Platform
Carestream Health, Inc., announced that Ultrasound Associates has purchased its KODAK CARESTREAM Outpatient Solution, a new turnkey digital imaging and information-management package designed for imaging centers. 21/12/07

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Awards

FFA Honors Lincoln Electric for 60-Year Commitment of Promoting Welding Education
Future Farmers of America (FFA) recently honored Lincoln Electric for its 60-year commitment as a sponsor of the organization, which is dedicated to promoting and supporting agricultural science education. 26/12/07

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Energy Bill with NEMA-Advocated Provisions Signed Into Law
Today, President Bush signed H.R. 6 the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 into law. The legislation is the result of a year-long legislative process that resulted in several modifications before congressional passage in December, and a final product that would receive White House support. 19/12/07

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NEMA Publishes Application Guide for AC Adjustable Speed Drive Systems
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published NEMA Application Guide for AC Adjustable Speed Drive Systems, which was produced by the 1IS Industrial Automation Control Products and Systems Section, SC7 Subcommittee on Adjustable Speed Drives. 27/12/07

NEMA Reaffirms ICS 61800 Adjustable Speed Electrical Power Drive Systems Part 1: General Requirements
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has reaffirmed ICS 61800 Adjustable Speed Electrical Power Drive Systems Part 1: General Requirements — Rating Specifications for Low Voltage Adjustable Speed D.C. Power Drive Systems. 21/12/07

NEMA Reaffirms FU 1-2002 Low Voltage Cartridge Fuses
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has reaffirmed FU 1-2002 Low Voltage Cartridge Fuses. 21/12/07

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January 2 , 2008
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