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Transformers unloaded after travelling through France by barge

Nov 26, 2014

Workers in France have overseen the unloading of two transformers, weighing 162 and 197 tons, in Brest, France. A barge had carried the transformers down the Rhone river from the … read more


Indian Commercial hub will see first GIS in Punjab state 

Nov 25, 2014

The Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) has started work on its first gas insulated substation (GIS) in Ludhiana, Punjab. The €1.3 million project will consist of de-loading the existing … read more


Hamilton bread factory transformer catches flames 

Nov 25, 2014

A Canadian bread-making plant is up and running again Tuesday morning after a fire broke out in a transformer, forcing the Hamilton, Ontario factory to shut down. The transformer blew … read more


Niagara, Ontario approved for wind farm, substations

Nov 24, 2014

The Niagara Region Wind Corporation (NWRC) in eastern Canada has been given the approval from provincial officials to begin construction of a wind farm in the Niagara Region, including the … read more


Alstom reports successful year with mobile substation centre

Nov 24, 2014

Alstom Grid’s centre of excellence for mobile substations has reported a successful year of intense commercial promotion, and is currently developing projects in five different countries. The French multination conglomerate … read more


Caravels purchases EFACEC’s Georgia transformer manufacturing plant

Nov 21, 2014

Caravels, LLC has signed an agreement to purchase EFACEC’s power transformer manufacturing plant in Effingham County, Georgia. Virginia Transformer Corp. has also announced a strategic partnership with the buyer. Caravels … read more


Apar Industries approved to build factory in UAE

Nov 20, 2014

Apar Industries-owned Petroleum Specialties Pte. Ltd. has been approved to build a manufacturing unit at the Hamriyah Free Zone Authority in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. Apar Industries is India’s largest … read more