Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry, has been awarded a major contract by Lincs Wind Farm Limited to supply the medium voltage submarine array cables and associated accessories for the 270 MW Lincs offshore wind farm to be constructed off the east coast of England. The order further extends Nexans’ involvement in the Lincs wind farm project, as it follows the contract awarded by Centrica in November 2009 to supply the HV submarine power export cables.
Draka Communications Americas has introduced a new line of fiber cables designed for FTTH installation inside residential multi-dwelling units (MDUs) and commercial multi-tenant units (MTUs). This riser-rated product is available in color-coded 6-fiber or 12-fiber units and is intended for use with the wall-mounted conduit systems typically found in residential hallways or office corridors.
Ducab, the manufacturer of power cables in the Middle East, welcomed more than 250 professionals from across the UAE construction and energy industries to ‘Abu Dhabi Connected’, a networking event taking place yesterday, June 27th, at the Yas Island Rotana Hotel to encourage discussions about ways in which UAE companies can meet the energy demands of an ever growing—and diversifying—construction industry.
Houston Wire & Cable Company /quotes/comstock/15*!hwcc/quotes/nls/hwcc (HWCC 11.62, -0.08, -0.68%) announced today that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Southwest Wire Rope LP, a supplier of custom fabricated lifting equipment and Southern Wire, LLC, a supplier of industrial wire rope and related hardware.
Egypt will launch within days a tender compeition to choose firms to build a 1,000 mega-watt wind farm in the Gulf of Suez, its electricity minister said.
Fushi Copperweld Inc. (Nasdaq:FSIN) today announced the appointment of Gerhard Ziemek, Ph.D, as Director of Special Projects. Fushi Copperweld is the leading global manufacturer and innovator of copper-clad bimetallic wire used in a variety of telecommunication, utility, transportation and other electrical applications. Dr. Ziemek will lead Fushi Copperweld’s global research, development and bimetallic product engineering efforts, effective July 1, 2010.