Month: June 2019

  • Hinkley Point C Hits Its Biggest Milestone Yet

    On schedule completion of Unit 1 nuclear platform Nuclear station’s low carbon electricity vital for transition to “Net Zero” Contracts signed for innovative joint venture for next phase, boosting UK skills Unit 2 expected to hit same milestone in June 2020 Hinkley Point C has hit its biggest milestone yet…

  • LG Licenses Advanced Refrigerator Technologies To GE Appliances

    LG Electronics (LG) is licensing its patented refrigerator door-ice making technology for use in refrigerators sold by GE Appliances, which Haier acquired in 2016. Terms were not disclosed. The license agreement follows months of negotiations over GE Appliances’ use of LG’s patented technologies. The agreement underscores the value of LG’s…

  • Carrier Holds Controls Expert Expo In Orlando, Florida

    Carrier recently invited its channel partners and Controls Expert contractors to participate in the Carrier Controls Expert Expo in Orlando, Florida. Carrier Controls Expert contractors are certified professionals who install, service and deliver Carrier’s i-Vu building automation system. The Expo is part of the Carrier Controls Expert continuing education training…

  • Brits Could Save More Than £41,000 On Fuel In A Lifetime By Switching To An Electric Vehicle

    British motorists will spend, on average, over a whopping £56,000* on petrol in their lifetime More than two thirds (68 per cent) of Brits travel further than their nearest petrol station to get a better price The average cost of charging an electric vehicle over a lifetime is just over £15,000** –…

  • United States Steel Corporation Provides Second Quarter 2019 Guidance

    United States Steel Corporation provided second quarter 2019 guidance. We expect second quarter 2019 adjusted EBITDA to be approximately $250 million, which excludes approximately $15 million of estimated second quarter impacts from the December 24, 2018 fire at our Clairton coke making facility.  We expect second quarter 2019 adjusted diluted…

  • AGCO Africa Providing Mechanization For A Key Agri Project In Mozambique

    AGCO and AT Capital S.A have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate and work together towards the implementation of the Parque Agro-industrial de Moamba (PAM) Agri-Industry Park in Maputo, Mozambique. The announcement was made at the sidelines the 12th U.S. – Africa Business Summit “Advancing a Resilient and Sustainable…

  • Hitachi Automotive Systems To Accelerate Its Transformation Toward Operational Excellence And Industry Leadership

    Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, “Hitachi”), today announced that it has granted KPS Capital Partners, LP a put-option agreement for the acquisition of 100% of Chassis Brakes International B.V. Staff representatives will be consulted as per applicable law, and completion will be…

  • High Performance Carrier Chillers Chosen For Air Conditioning Upgrade At Royal Exchange

    Two high performance Carrier air-cooled chillers with a combined cooling capacity of 1.17MW have been installed at The Royal Exchange in the City of London as part of a major refurbishment of premium office space in the iconic building. Installed by contractor JSA Service, the pair of AquaForce® 30XAV-600 chillers…

  • Masco Corporation Announces Intention To Pursue Divestitures Of Cabinetry And Windows Businesses

    Masco Corporation, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of branded home improvement and building products, announced today that it has concluded its strategic review of its Cabinetry and Windows businesses and will pursue the sale of these businesses. “Since we announced the strategic review of our Cabinetry and Windows businesses…

  • BorgWarner’s R2S Turbocharger Boosts Premium Class

    The success story of BorgWarner’s regulated two-stage (R2S®) turbocharging system now includes another milestone in the long-standing cooperation with the German premium manufacturer, Mercedes-Benz. The unique solution now boosts the most powerful version of Mercedes-Benz 4-cylinder diesel engine, the OM 654, with a power of 180 kW (241 HP). The…

  • BASF And Lutianhua Plan To Pilot A New Production Process That Significantly Reduces CO2 Emissions

    BASF and Sichuan Lutianhua Co., Ltd. (Lutianhua) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to co-develop a pilot production plant, that will significantly reduce carbon emissions and increase energy efficiency in producing dimethyl ether (DME) from syngas compared to the traditional process. DME is a methanol equivalent and can be…

  • Innovative Technology From Benteler Enables Merck To Produce Smart Windows

    Dynamic windows that cut solar glare on demand to instantly adjust indoor light: Merck’s new product brand for dynamic liquid crystal windows eyrise is the solution. Enhanced comfort for the occupants and reduced energy demand while preserving transparency and color neutrality are some of the benefits of these dynamic windows.…

  • Magna Introduces FreeForm Seat Trim Technology

    Automotive seat design has become a crucial consideration for automakers as consumers spend more time in their vehicles, and as interior comfort becomes a major competitive battleground. Today, seating is a critical touchpoint for consumers who want their vehicle’s cabin to feel as cozy as their living room. At the…

  • Dow And USGBC Launch Carbon Challenge To Encourage Reductions In Buildings’ Operational Carbon Footprint

    Dow and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced today a Carbon Challenge that looks to address the increasing built environment growth by encouraging reductions in the operational carbon footprint of buildings. The Carbon Challenge award will recognize office buildings and shopping centers in North Asia that have reduced their carbon emissions and…

  • Gain Insights Into The Future Of IoT And Everything Digital – And How It Will Impact The Aftermarket At 2019 AASA Technology Conference

    Alan Chakra, managing director, Deloitte Digital, Deloitte Consulting LLP, will explore future technology and automotive trends that may alter how vehicles are serviced in his keynote presentation, “Future: IoT and Everything Digital,” at the 2019 Technology Conference, presented by the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) on Sunday, Sept. 29, through Monday,…

  • EDF Acquires E2M and Strengthen Its Position In The Field Of Decentralised Energy Management In Europe

    Via its affiliate EDF Pulse Croissance, the EDF group has acquired 100% of the capital of German company energy2market (e2m). Founded in 2009, e2m aggregates local flexibility and renewable energy production and is one of Germany’s top players in this market. With 85 employees, e2m boasts impressive technical and operational…

  • Lear Innovation Ventures (LIV) Partners With Plug And Play Silicon Valley

    Lear Corporation, a global automotive technology leader in seating and electrical and electronic systems, and Plug and Play, a global startup accelerator and corporate innovation platform headquartered in Silicon Valley, today announced a strategic partnership focused on advancing mobility innovation in the automotive industry. The partnership will be coordinated through the Silicon…

  • Clopay Announces Miami-Dade Notice Of Acceptance (Noa) For Impact-Resistant Reserve Wood Collection Garage Doors

    The number of hurricane-rated Clopay garage doors approved for use in Miami-Dade County, Fla. is growing. Clopay’s Reserve Wood Collection custom series, Wood Limited Edition Series, and Modern Series Wood overhead sectional garage doors with built-in WindCode® reinforcement and impact-resistant glazing are approved for residential use in Miami-Dade in widths up…

  • RPM Acquires Manufacturer Of Commercial Joint Sealants

    RPM International Inc. announced that its Tremco business has acquired Schul International Co., LLC, a manufacturer of joint sealants for commercial construction, and Willseal LLC, a business that markets and sells Schul products. Both companies are headquartered in Hudson, N.H., and have combined annual net sales of approximately $15 million. Terms of the transaction, which…

  • Siemens Builds 9000 HP Propulsion System To Boost Indian Railways’ Electrification, Haulage Capabilities

    Siemens is equipping Indian Railways 9000HP electric locomotive with the first indigenously-designed and produced integrated propulsion system and steel tank transformer. This propulsion system is uniquely designed to suit requirements of the 9000HP locomotive. Indian Railways is upgrading its electric locomotives from 6000HP to 9000HP as part of its rail…

  • Johns Manville Announces Plan To Build New Climate Pro Production Line In Kansas

    Johns Manville (JM), a global building and specialty products manufacturer and a Berkshire Hathaway Company, announced today a new Climate Problowing wool production line will be built in McPherson, Kan. “Climate Pro insulation is a preferred solution for many contractors and distributors,” said Mary Rhinehart, President and CEO of Johns…

  • TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico Adds 220 NaturaLINE Refrigeration Units From Carrier Transicold

    Leased through SeaCube Containers, the innovative natural refrigerant units will help TMPR achieve best-in-class environmental sustainability goals Further extending its commitment to environmental sustainability, TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico (TMPR) is enhancing its fleet with 220 containers chilled by the industry’s only natural refrigerant-based system, the NaturaLINE® unit from Carrier Transicold. TMPR…

  • One Of The Industry’s Greenest Alloys Hits The Building And Construction Market

    In 2018, Hydro launched its new Circal 75R aluminium alloy. The alloy consists of minimum 75 percent post-consumer scrap, like for example facades and fenestrations that have been removed from buildings and fully recycled, closing the loop toward a more circular economy. It is the alloy with one of the…

  • Hydro And University Sign Agreement On Technology And Social Development In Brazil

    Hydro’s companies in Brazil – Mineração Paragominas, Alunorte and Albras – signed agreements with UFPA on May 31. The next step will be a workshop between company professionals and researchers to define lines of inquiry. Hydro’s director of sustainability, Domingos Campos, said that the agreements with UFPA represent a range…