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US electric steel producers appeal USITC decision

Sep 18, 2014

Multiple U.S. producers of GOES, grain-oriented electrical steel, have filed an appeal against the decision handed down by the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) on Aug. 27. Further decisions against … read more


Siemens delivers switch panels worth €90m for GIS in Saudi Arabia

Sep 17, 2014

Siemens is to deliver 111 switch panels for installation in five gas-insulated high-voltage switchgear in Saudi Arabia’s northern Al-Jouf region. The order is worth €90 million.  It is the first time Siemens has … read more


Chairman of Indian transformer manufacturer Bharat Bijlee resigns

Sep 17, 2014

Bansi S. Mehta, Chairman and Non Executive Independent Director of Indian transformer manufacturer Bharat Bijlee has resigned.  The news was announced on the BSE (pictured) yesterday, but further details of his … read more


Romanian transformer manufacturer Retrasib Sibiu in €7.7m takeover

Sep 16, 2014

The Romanian transformer manufacturer Retrasib Sibiu is set to be acquired by the German group SGB-SMIT for a reported €7.72 million.  In June, SGB had agreed to buy shares in the company, … read more


United States rural transmission line approved after long delay

Sep 16, 2014

The difficulties of large-scale construction projects are common in the power engineering world, especially where decisions can affect the public.  One such project, to build a 200 kilometre transmission line … read more


Fuji Electric to construct substation on manmade Dilmunia island

Sep 16, 2014

Work is underway for a 66 kV substation to be built on the manmade island of Dilmunia, Bahrain by the Japanese-based Fuji Electric. The primary substation will service approximately 40 … read more


Over 1,000 transformers could be relocated for safety reasons in Bangalore

Sep 16, 2014

Accidents occurring with transformers are an unfortunate side effect to dealing with large voltages, but utilities across the world do whatever they can to mitigate these risks – usually with … read more