IHS Report: Hazardous area equipment sales drop $900M in 2015
automation.com | Posted: 05 Jul 2016, 11:22
SK Telecom has joined hands with Honeywell Korea, a provider of automation and control solutions, to jointly develop wireless sensors based on SK Telecom’s LoRa network technology.
GE announced today that as part of a contract worth over €1 billion, Malakoff Corporation Berhad’s (Malakoff) 1,000-megawatt (MW) Tanjung Bin Energy Power Plant (T4) has entered commercial operation on schedule.
The expansion of Saudi Arabia's Shaybah oilfield, which will boost production capacity from the southeastern field by 250,000 barrels per day (bpd), will be completed in few months, industry sources familiar with the matter said.
Siemens has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Federal Government of the Republic of Iraq to strengthen the collaboration with the Ministry of Energy as well as Ministry of Oil & Gas for modernizing the energy infrastructure and the Oil & Gas sector.
Industrie 4.0 is the fourth industrial revolution, the general orientation, transformation, and upgrade of the manufacturing industry, and an unprecedented opportunity for development in the industrial automation industry.
ABB Robotics has introduced IRC5 Operations Web Based Training (US519), an online, interactive training course that will teach students how to operate a robot using the ABB FlexPendant and the IRC5 robot controller.
Metropolitan EAD, the metro operator of Sofia, Bulgaria, commissioned a consortium consisting of Siemens and the Polish train manufacturer Newag for equipping the new metro line 3 in the capital of Bulgaria.
What Rolls-Royce is nearly ready for is to use all the data being gathered to let the ships drive themselves.
Under the terms of the agreement, both companies will share toolkit technology and exchange end-user software applications to build and market interoperable products.
GE Unveils Upgrade to LoSALT* Simulator Software for Oil Refineries to Measure Salt-Induced Corrosio
Combining the need to measure the salt-induced corrosion potential in oil refineries and the need for instantaneous digital data, GE announced an upgrade to its LoSALT* simulator software.
ABB has been selected to participate in the FITNESS (“Future Intelligent Transmission NEtwork SubStation”) project of SP Energy Networks, a UK-based electricity transmission and distribution network operator, along with other partners.
The U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report (USMTO) for January 2016 showed that order values were down 30 percent from December, according to AMT.
Following storm-related disruption to the Southern Manufacturing & Electronics Show in two of the past three years, its organisers have announced that it will be held later in the year from 2017.
Enel Green Power (EGP), a leader in renewable energy sources, in consortium with Nareva Holding and Siemens Wind Power, has been awarded the preferred bidder status for 850MW of wind power capacity in Morocco.
Scomi Engineering Bhd’s (SEB) manufacturing facility in Sao Paulo, Brazil, to be modelled after its main facility in Kuala Lumpur, is expected to strengthen the group’s position in the market.
ABB’s state-of-the-art transformer production facilities in Lodz, Poland will expand, in terms of capacity and scope, in 2016.
The ever-expanding Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), sometimes referred to as IoT for applications beyond industrial automation, brings a vast communications infrastructure to the process, factory, and building automation industries.
At the annual meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence last weekend, researchers at MIT's CSAIL presented a new way of modeling robot collaboration that reduces the need for communication by 60%.
At the annual Honeywell User Group (HUG), which was held in Madrid in November 2015, Honeywell placed a heavy emphasis on data analysis solutions.
ABB has received an order worth around $140 million from transmission system operators Energinet.dk in Denmark and 50Hertz Transmission in Germany to design, supply and install an HVDC (high voltage direct current) converter station in Bentwisch, Northern Germany.
Comau continues its growth in the Robotics sector, and for the third consecutive year has recorded a double-digit increase in articulated robot sales.
Tokyo-based LifeRobotics, the Japanese startup behind a cooperative working robot called Coro, announced today that it has closed a series A round having fundraised about 5 million yen ($4.4 million).
Siemens will build a factory in Morocco to manufacture rotor blades for onshore wind turbines, creating up to 700 jobs and thereby tripling Siemens' footprint in the country.
The global market for variable-speed drives (VSDs) will expand at a CAGR of almost 8% in the period to 2020, by when it will be worth $25.3bn.
Valmet has received two orders for automation technology from Kotkamills Oy in Finland to complement the paper machine technology and automation system orders.
National Iranian Drilling Company (NIDC) is in negotiations with Chinese firms aiming to supply some of the equipment for their oil projects in Iraq, a report said.
Agile Sensor Technologies Inc. (Agile) today announced that it has received a significant investment and strategic partnership with Gaitech International Limited (Gaitech) of Shanghai, China.
Data can then be used to improve automated real-time control and to help plant engineers and operators make better decisions regarding operation and maintenance.
Siemens has announced plans to cut around 2,500 jobs from its Large Drives and Process Solutions businesses worldwide, in response to the downturn in the oil and gas, metals and mining sectors.
Dell is branching out into a new market, the company revealed at Embedded World. It is applying its proven quality, reliability, and global reach to the industrial PC market with the introduction of two purpose-built industrial PC families.
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