CTC Marine arrives on site for first project in the Gulf of Mexico

CTC Marine has completed load-out of 8 submarine power cables at the Prysmian factory in Naples Italy and is now on site in the Bay of Campeche for the Ku-Maloob-Zaap Field Development Project, Gulf of Mexico.  CTC is utilizing the Northern River equipped with CTC’s CMROV 3, WROV and lay spread, including cable baskets. The spread was successfully mobilized at Tees Port UK, in early March.

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Alcan Cable launches Track Resistant coverings to prevent damage to Overhead Line Wire

Alcan Cable, a business unit of Rio Tinto Alcan, introduced today a new family of track resistant coverings for its aluminum overhead line wire products that protect the conductor from electrical degradation as a result of contact with trees. These special track resistant cables are used where frequent tree contact is expected.

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RR Kabel Ltd. chooses InnoVites to deliver cable specific ERP solution

InnoVites B.V. announces that RR Kabel Ltd. (Ram Ratna Group) has chosen the ERP solution of InnoVites as the platform of choice for their continuous improvement. The perfect match of the InnoVites software with the business processes of RR Kabel enables the company to implement best practices of the industry. RR Kabel is located in Mumbai, India.

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Alfanar Electric selects SAP for rapid deployment of customer relationship management solution

Saudi-based Alfanar Electric has announced the successful implementation of SAP’s Customer Relationship Management solution, a robust technology that fully meets customer service needs and provides increased visibility into front and back-office operations, helping to provide best in class benefits to dealers and customers.

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Simon Sutton Appointed to CIGRE Strategic Advisory Group for Insulating Materials

Dow Wire and Cable is proud to announce that Simon Sutton, European End-Use Marketing Manager, has been appointed to the CIGRE Strategic Advisory Group (SAG) for solid insulating materials. The SAG provides guidance to the Study Committee chairman and proposes topics for Working Groups within CIGRE’s Materials and Emerging Test Techniques Study Committee (SC D1) whose scope includes, amongst others, cable insulation, silicone rubber and epoxies.

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nkt cables reports solid growth in 2010

nkt cables realized solid growth in revenue following a weak 2009 which was influenced by the global economic recession. Revenue measured in standard metal prices increased to 5,547 mDKK (2009: 4,646 mDKK), corresponding to organic growth of 16%. This development was particularly strong in the 2nd half of the year when the commissioning of the new factory in Cologne made a serious contribution to growth in revenue. This growth derived partly from production of an important cable project at the new factory, and also from higher than expected growth in the other product segments.

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