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ThyssenKrupp Elevator Develops Game-Changing Predictive Maintenance Solution

SOURCE: ThyssenKrupp | 17 July 2014

The Internet of Things supports ThyssenKrupp in giving the world's cities a major lift by increasing the uptime of elevators. A connected, intelligent line-of-business asset monitoring system will raise elevator reliability and safety to new heights.

Jacobs Studies Feasibility Of Redeemable Biomass Electricity Credits In Indonesia

SOURCE: Jacobs | 15 July 2014

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that it completed a study investigating the potential use of Redeemable Biomass Electricity Credits (RBEC) in the province of Riau in Indonesia.

Linde Starts Small-Series Production For Hydrogen Fuelling Stations

SOURCE: Linde | 14 July 2014

Technology company The Linde Group continues to advance the introduction of hydrogen as a fuel: Today the company officially opened the world's first small-series production facility for hydrogen fuelling stations in Vienna.

Hyundai Heavy Industries To Use Welding Robot For Constructing Offshore Facilities

SOURCE: Hyundai Heavy Industries | 11 July 2014

Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI), the world’s biggest shipbuilder and a leading offshore facilities contractor, announced today that it developed a new automatic welding process for building offshore facilities.

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind: Velling Mærsk Project Secures Phase Two Of Development For The V164-8.0 MW Offshore Wind Turbine

SOURCE: MHI | 04 July 2014

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind A/S, a JV between Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Vestas Wind Systems A/S, has reached a conditional agreement with Skovgaard Invest ApS and Energicenter Nord for the purchase of four V164-8.0 MW offshore wind turbines for the Velling Mærsk project in Western Denmark.

Eni Turns On One Of The Largest And Energy Efficient High Performance Computing System For Industrial Oil and Gas Activities

SOURCE: Eni | 03 July 2014

Eni has put into operation its second major HPC system. The new supercomputer has an innovative approach based on the usage of accelerators to implement a so called “hybrid cluster architecture‘.

CB&I Awarded Sixth Consecutive EPA Operations Support Services Contract

SOURCE: CB&I | 02 July 2014

CB&I (NYSE:CBI) announced today it has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to provide operations and research services at the EPA's Test & Evaluation Facility in Cincinnati, Ohio, and other EPA satellite facilities.

Gazprom Neft And Krylov State Research Centre To Collaborate In Offshore Field Development

SOURCE: Gazprom Neft | 18 June 2014

Gazprom Neft CEO Alexander Dyukov and Andrei Dutov, General Director of the Krylov State Research Centre, have confirmed the signing of a cooperation agreement on collaboration in research and development on oilfield facilities on the Russian continental shelf.

Alstom And Saft Provide EDF With An Innovative System Of Energy Storage Batteries

SOURCE: Alstom | 12 June 2014

The Alstom-Saft consortium[1] has signed a frame contract with the EDF group to supply an initial energy storage system using a container of Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries, demonstrating the system’s ability to regulate the frequency of the grid.

Bechtel Unveils Results Of Groundbreaking Port Research Initiative

SOURCE: Bechtel | 04 June 2014

Bechtel announced today the results of the Research on the Passing Effects on Ships (ROPES) project, a groundbreaking joint-industry study to improve the safety of shipping ports. The results, unveiled at the PIANC World Congress in San Francisco, confirmed that in restricted waters, the wash from passing ships can exert large forces on moored vessels, mooring lines and fender loads, creating dangerous conditions.