New Belden wind tower cables deliver maximum uptime

Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, has introduced a range of fiber-optic data transmission cables designed for use in on-shore and off-shore wind parks in the EMEA region. New torsion resistant Belden Optical Wind Tower Cables are suited for use in extremely harsh environments and energy-dense areas, where they deliver superior data transmission performance for maximum reliability and uptime of wind parks. Click here to read more

ABB wins $15 million oil and gas order in Australia

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has been appointed the main electrical contractor (MEC) for a new semi-submersible central processing facility (CPF) at the Ichthys oil and gas field in the Timor Sea off Western Australia. The order is valued at $15 million. ABB was awarded the MEC contract by the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor for the central processing facility, Samsung Heavy Industries. When completed in 2016 the CPF will be the largest offshore production facility in the world. Click here to read more

HELUKABEL® unveils one cable technology for servo motors

HELUKABEL®, one of the world’s leading cable manufacturers, has announced it has expanded its motor cable product portfolio with the introduction of the new TOPSERV® Hybrid PVC and TOPSERV® Hybrid PUR cables. These innovative cables now allow machine end-users, OEM machine builders, and drive system manufacturers to combine the existing power and feedback cables into a single cable in order to connect the frequency inverter to the motor’s feedback system.

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LS Cable & System develops the world’s thinnest 10Gbps communication cable

LS Cable & System (President & CEO: Ja-eun Koo) embarks on targeting Korean and overseas markets following successful development of the world’s thinnest 10Gbps LAN cable. Measuring 7.0mm in outer diameter, the thinnest in the world compared to 7.2 – 8mm of other products developed by overseas companies, this product is lightweight, easy to install and significantly saves installation space, leading to reducing construction cost.

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Prysmian Group supplies Medium Voltage and fibre optic cables for the new U.S.S. Aircraft Carrier Gerald R. Ford

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cables and systems industry, has supplied Medium Voltage 15 KV and optical fibre cables for the new Aircraft Carrier Gerald R. Ford. The Company has signed a series of contracts with different customers, such as General Atomics, the designer and manufacturer of the Electro-Magnetic Aircraft Launching System (EMALS system), and Huntington Ingalls Industries, the shipyard that will install most of the cables. The contract is worth in excess of $10 million. Click here to read more

SEACOM upgrades submarine network capacity to turbo-boost African Internet

The privately owned communications service provider SEACOM has selected Ciena Corporation’s (NASDAQ: CIEN) 6500 Packet-Optical Platform and OneControl Unified Management System for the upgrade of its submarine network across the Southern and Eastern African coastlines. This falls in line with SEACOM’s focus on driving the development of the African internet and opening the broadband tap for African consumers.

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