Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cables and systems industry, today announces the signing of a new FTTH deployment contract with VolkerWessels Telecom, the telecoms division of Dutch construction company VolkerWessels. The contract will be executed by Draka which earlier this year became part of the Prysmian Group.
NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE6701) announced today the signing of a multi-million dollar supply contract with the global consortium of communications companies, including NTT Communications, KT, Chunghwa Telecom, and others, to construct the Asia Pacific Gateway (APG) system, a high-bandwidth optical submarine cable system that will link 9 countries and territories in Asia. The signing took place at Beijing.
nkt cables has entered a contract with E.ON Climate & Renewables Central Europe GmbH at a value of around € 20 million for the offshore wind farm Amrumbank West.
Borealis, a leading provider of high performance plastics-based solutions for the global wire and cable industry, has come together with 33 other concerned organisations to form an alliance calling for a single European electricity market. The Free Movement of Electricity alliance, whose members range from renewable energy associations to high-tech engineering companies, is urging European legislators to increase competition in the electricity sector, improve security of supply, help deliver climate goals and integrate modern technologies – including renewables.
13th December 2011, Dublin, Ireland – Today marked a major watershed for international connectivity between Ireland and the UK as Sea Fibre Networks (SFN), owner and operator of Europe’s most advanced sub-sea telecoms network CelticConnect launched the first major European sub-sea cable for eleven years.
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, will invest over $ 400 million to double the capacity of its high-voltage cables manufacturing facility in Karlskrona, Sweden, to meet growing demand for subsea cables.
Among the additions to its product portfolio for automation, Lapp Group will be presenting a new EPIC® DATA M12 PROFIBUS connector at the SPS/IPC/DRIVES 2011 trade show (Hall 6, Stand 350). The new model has been developed specially for connecting PROFIBUS devices with a SUB-D connection to a PROFIBUS cable and offers numerous advantages. For example, assembly times are reduced from the previous three to ten minutes to just 30 seconds, because lengthy unscrewing and insertion of the cable is no longer necessary. The pre-assembled M12 PROFIBUS cable is simply plugged in, tightened and the job is done, thus avoiding potential connection faults.