Ericsson’s IPTV solution chosen by Valtech

Monday, Feb 11, 2008

Valtech Communications Inc, a supplier of next-generation triple-play services in Canada, has chosen Ericsson’s (NASDAQ:ERIC) IPTV solution. Using Ericsson’s IPTV technology, Valtech will be able to provide new and value-added television services to its customers.
The Ericsson solution consists of next-generation broadband access, multi-service edge routers, world-leading video compression, IPTV middleware, and content […]

ArcelorMittal announces India and Egypt projects

Monday, Feb 11, 2008

ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steel maker on Monday announced plans to build steel plants in India and Egypt.
Speaking to reporters here, Sanak Mishra, Chief Executive Officer of the company’s Indian unit said, the company has been allotted 7,000 acres of land in India’s Orissa state to build a steel project.
The state government […]

ThyssenKrupp and Salzgitter to test Baffinland’s iron ore this summer

Monday, Feb 11, 2008

ThyssenKrupp AG and Salzgitter AG will this summer test Canadian iron ore supplied by Baffinland Iron Mines Corp (OOTC:BFIRF) (TSX:BIM’) (TSX:BIM) in an attempt to reduce their reliance on the three large iron ore suppliers, Handelsblatt reported.
The report that did not cite where it got the information said other European steel producers […]

Zinifex edging closer to Allegiance takeover

Monday, Feb 11, 2008

Zinifex is expected to release a change of substantial shareholder notice to ASX Limited on 11 February 2008. Although its $A775 million bid for Allegiance has failed to attract much support between December 2007 and February 2008, Lion Selection folded on 8 February, reportedly mere hours after Lion discovered that View Resources […]

ExxonMobil technology delivers new energy while reducing environmental impact

Monday, Feb 11, 2008

IRVING, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE1)–Exxon Mobil Corporation’s (NYSE:XOM) technology leadership has resulted in another world record-setting well at the Sakhalin-1 oil project in eastern Russia, enabling the production of more energy while reducing the impact on the environment.
The well was drilled from land, using the world’s most powerful land-based rig and employing extended-reach […]

Aker Kvaerner and IHI joint venture wins the Gulf LNG energy and LLC regasification project contract

Monday, Feb 11, 2008

The joint venture of Aker Kvaerner and IHI, Inc. has been awarded a contract to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) for an onshore liquefied natural gas (LNG) import and regasification terminal in the United States Gulf Coast region for Gulf LNG Energy, LLC.  Valued at USD 680 million, the contracted EPC […]

Shell eyes Redwillow pipeline project

Monday, Feb 11, 2008

The C$107 million (US$107.1 million) Redwillow Pipeline Project in Western Canada has been placed under public review by Federal regualtors.
SemCAMS Redwillow’s application to build and operated the pipeline will be examined by regulators in early June.
The proposed project is a 150-kilometre, 30-centimeter-wide pipe from Grizzly Valley, British Columbia to a process facility […]

ExxonMobil Chemical’s new santoprene TPV weatherseal grade offers excellent adhesion at reduced costs for corner moldings

Monday, Feb 11, 2008

Houston (February 11, 2008) – ExxonMobil Chemical has commercialized a new Santoprene™ thermoplastic vulcanizate (TPV) exterior weatherseal grade for automotive and construction corner moldings. Used to join ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM) or TPV weatherseal profiles, Santoprene TPV B200 provides excellent adhesion, versatile aesthetics, rubbery touch and critical performance at reduced cost.
Santoprene […]

BASF attains European entity

Monday, Feb 11, 2008

BASF has completed its European Company status, changing the name of the company from BASF to BASF SE (Societas Europea). BASF SE now has 12 board members equally represented by shareholders and employee representatives.
The company had also established BASF Euaropa Betriebsrat consisting 23 members from 12 European countries.
For more BASF press releases […]

Tyco Flow Control at first bioethanol plant in UK

Monday, Feb 11, 2008

Tyco Flow Control will supply valve and control packages to the British Sugar bioethanol production plant at Wissington, using Foundation Fieldbus and AS-Interface communications in hazardous areas. Few manufacturers are able to offer such a comprehensive range of products including those for zone 1 hazardous areas. Over 300 valves controlled by Tyco […]