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Enersource Selects SmartGrid Solution from Intergraph and Siemens
Enersource Hydro Mississauga, one of the largest distributors of electricity in Ontario, Canada, has signed with Intergraph to integrate and automate the various assets and functions of its power grid. 08/02/08

Carestream Health Announces U.S. Orders For Kodak Directview Classic and Elite CR Systems
Carestream Health, Inc., recently signed contracts for its newest computed radiography (CR) platform with leading U.S. healthcare facilities. 06/02/08

ABB Wins $50-Million Pulp and Paper Order from Australia
ABB, a leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth $50 million from Visy Pulp and Paper Pty. Ltd. to supply power and automation systems for a new paperboard production line at the company’s Tumut mill in New South Wales, Australia. 05/02/08

General Cable Announces First Offshore Windfarm Contract Award
General Cable Corporation reported that its subsidiary, Norddeutsche Seekablewerke GmbH (NSW), has been awarded its first submarine power contract by BARD Engineering GmbH, for more than $30 million related to the construction of BARD Offshore 1. 01/01/08

Honeywell to Design Integrated Control System for Western Australia's Newest LNG Plant
Honeywell has announced a contract to provide the integrated control system for Woodside’s new Pluto liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Western Australia. 29/01/08

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Personnel

ABB Appoints New North American Division Heads
ABB announced two key appointments to its North American management team. Greg Scheu, currently senior vice president of the company’s automation products division in North America, will now head ABB’s power products division in North America, the largest of ABB’s businesses in the region. 11/02/08

Welch Allyn Official Named to National Biodefense Science Board
Rep. James T. Walsh announced the appointment of Albert di Rienzo, senior vice president and chief science and technology officer at Welch Allyn, a leading global medical device manufacturer based in Skaneateles, to the newly created National Biodefense Science Board (NBSB). 30/01/08

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Awards

APC-MGE Receives Award for Data-Center Solutions from Frost & Sullivan
APC-MGE, part of the critical power and cooling services business unit of Schneider Electric, has received the 2007 Global Data Center Solutions Company of the Year Award from global growth consulting company Frost & Sullivan. 31/01/08

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North American Business Confidence Indexes Tumble in January
NEMA’s Electroindustry Business Confidence Index (EBCI) for current North American conditions fell sharply in January. The index dropped nearly 18 points to 30, its lowest level since December 2006, and is indicative of a marked weakening in business conditions facing electrical equipment manufacturers heading into 2008. 30/01/08

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NEMA Publishes ANSI C12.11-2007 American National Standard for Instrument Transformers for Revenue Metering 10kV BIL through 350 kV BIL (0.6 kV NSV through 69 kV NSV)
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published ANSI C12.11-2007 American National Standard for Instrument Transformers for Revenue Metering 10kV BIL through 350 kV BIL (0.6 kV NSV through 69 kV NSV). 07/02/08

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President Bush Takes Unprecedented Steps To Advance Earmark Reform
Today, the President signed Executive Order 13457, "Protecting American Taxpayers from Government Spending on Wasteful Earmarks." 01/29/08

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Schneider Electric/Square D® Business Leaders Return to Gulf Region and Join Habitat for Humanity in Rebuilding Effort
More than 200 Schneider Electric/Square D® business leaders recently worked alongside Ocean Springs, Miss., residents to build six houses with Habitat for Humanity. 07/02/08

Austin, Ann Arbor Join Growing Network of LED Cities
Cree Inc., a leader in LED solid-state lighting components, recently announced that the City of Austin has joined the LED City™ program. 04/02/08

TCP, Inc. Donates More Than 1,100 CFLs to Duke Smart Home
TCP, Inc., in partnership with Home Depot, donated 1,152 energy-saving compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) to guests who visited the grand opening of the new smart home dormitory at Duke University. 28/01/08

ANSI Lighting Group Recruiting Members for Active Participation
The American National Standard Lighting Group is currently seeking additional membership for its Accredited Standards Committee 81 (ASC 81). 31/01/08

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February 11 , 2008
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