Hyperloop Rapid Transit System Construction to Start in 2016

August 11, 2015


California-based Hyperloop Transportation Technologies is poised to begin laying the groundwork for the Hyperloop, a futuristic steel tube transportation system that would shuttle passengers at speeds of 1,200 kilometres per hour (almost 750 mph). “So at the beginning of 2016, we will break ground on Quay Valley,” a proposed renewable-energy-fuelled city in King’s County, California, [...]


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Handover of 50,000th STRECKER machine

September 1, 2015

After its’ final completion and a successful factory acceptance test, the 50,000th Strecker welding machine was handed over to a delegation of the customer after a small celebration at the company site in Limburg. The machine with serial number 50,000 is one of up to now 8 machines ordered by one of the leading automative [...]

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RMTS NEW TECHNOLOGY “FINITE DEFORMATION TECHNOLOGY”

RMTS has launched a new design technology for tube, pipe, roll forming, and even designing specialized energy pipe. RMTS’ new custom design software combines more than 100 years of design experience with modern day Finite Element Analysis creating an RMTS first, “Finite Deformation Technology.” This F.D.T. process allows for “first time every time” design on [...]

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China Meltdown So Large That Losses Eclipsed BRICS Peers, Twice

Take the combined size of all stocks traded in Brazil, Russia, India and South Africa, multiply by two, and you’ll get a sense of how much China’s market value has slumped since the meltdown started. Shanghai-listed equities erased $5 trillion since reaching a seven-year high in June, half their value, as margin traders closed out bullish [...]

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Mechanical Pipe Sealing Plugs

August 29, 2015

Aluminium Plugs specifically designed for heavy duty applications are suitable for arduous applications such as immersion in chemicals and exposure to high temperatures. The Pipestoppers® Division of Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT® manufacture and supply Aluminium Plugs to complement the Pipestoppers® range of Nylon and Steel Mechanical Plugs together with Rubber and Inflatable Stoppers. Typical applications [...]

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Cable & Wire Fair 2015: Announcing the Boom in the Wire and Cable Industry

Businesses, Ideas, and Leaders together to discuss the future of the sector Cable & Wire Fair 2015 is all set to become the growth partner of the buoyant Indian wire and cable industry. The Indian wire and cable industry, 40 percent of the electrical industries, is growing at CAGR of 15 percent consequent to the [...]

September 1, 2015

Danes delay Anholt cable swap

Energinet.dk has delayed planned repairs to the export cable at Dong Energy’s 400MW Anholt offshore wind farm in Denmark. The tranmission operator said an issue with replacement wires means the original end-September start date for work off northeast Jutland is being pushed back. A new timetable has yet to be identified as it is contingent on a [...]

General Cable Completes Sale of Its Thailand Operations

General Cable Corporation  today announced it has completed the sale of its Thailand operations to MM Logistics Co. Ltd. for cash consideration of approximately $88 million. The closing of the sale of the Thailand operations is the first of a two-step closing process. The Company expects the second closing to complete the sale of the remaining [...]

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Pipelines in power plant construction – Bent to efficiency

High efficiency, low emissions and cost-optimized construction processes – these are the demands for power plants and their construction. Pipelines have an essential significance. On the one hand, tubes or pipes made of wear-resistant and resilient material, as well as small bending radii enhance the degree of efficiency of power plants. On the other hand, [...]

August 29, 2015

Roll-Kraft Holds Annual Regional Tube, Pipe and Roll Form Seminars in Mentor

Roll-Kraft once again hosted its regional seminar for the tube and pipe industry on August 19, with a seminar for the roll form industry on the following day. Both training seminars were preceded by tours of Roll-Kraft’s state-of-the-art corporate headquarters in Mentor, OH. Robert A. Sladky, Vice President of Tube Mill Engineering organized the event [...]

PurgElite® Inflatable Tube and Pipe Weld Purging System

When welding tubes and pipes such as stainless, duplex, chrome etc., it is important to purge the internal bore with an inert gas to prevent oxidisation, discolouration and to ensure a good internal weld profile.  After 40 years of innovation, design and manufacturing expertise in the field of tube and pipe purging systems, Huntingdon Fusion [...]

August 25, 2015

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