Press Releases

John Akomfrah / Vertigo Sea

May 27, 2015 12:17 GMT Umeå University ​BAC and Bildmuseet are pleased to announce their partnership in supporting the production of John Akomfrah’s Vertigo Sea at the 56th Venice Biennale curated by Okwui Enwenzor, and in its Swedish premiere at Bildmuseet on October 25th. Akomfrah’s new presentation is a three-screen film installation, which forms a meditation on whaling, the environment and our relationship to the sea.

May 11, 2015 09:24 GMT Toshiba Corporation People in Singapore can now look forward to faster, more accurate mail processing, thanks to new infrastructure installed by Singapore Post. The fully integrated automated system from Toshiba Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. increases letter-sorting capacity, leading to greater productivity and efficiency.

Toshiba to Supply Lithium-ion Battery Energy Storage System For Frequency Regulation Project in the USA

Apr 21, 2015 05:03 GMT Toshiba Corporation Toshiba has received an order to supply a large scale battery energy storage system (BESS) for a power frequency regulation project in Hamilton, Ohio. The project will be carried out by Sumitomo Corporation, Sumitomo Corporation of Americas and Renewable Energy Systems Americas, a US renewable energy developer.

Toshiba to Supply Four Power Generators and Equipment for Hydroelectric Plant in Myanmar

Mar 30, 2015 02:34 GMT Toshiba Corporation Toshiba Corporation today announced that Toshiba Hydro Power (Hangzhou) Co., Ltd., a Chinese subsidiary that manufactures, sells and maintains hydroelectric equipment, has won a major order to supply four units of 77-megawatt hydro turbine and generator for Myanmar Electric Power Enterprise’s Upper Yeywa hydropower plant.

Cosmic-ray Muon Technology to be Used To Image Debris Inside Fukushima Dai-ichi Reactors -Can image debris as small as 30-cm size-

Mar 27, 2015 07:16 GMT Toshiba Corporation Toshiba Corporation and the International Research Institute for Nuclear Decommissioning today announced the development of a muon*1-based technology for imaging and mapping nuclear fuel debris inside the reactor pressure vessel of the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant.

Toshiba Corporation to Participate in Large-scale Hydrogen Research Project in Scotland  --Company’s first hydrogen research project outside Japan--

Mar 18, 2015 02:00 GMT Toshiba Corporation Toshiba Corporation has announced that it will participate in the Levenmouth Community Energy Project in Fife, Scotland, a major 4-year project to investigate the potential of hydrogen as a future fuel. The project is funded by the Local Energy Challenge Fund, created in November 2014 by the Scottish Government.

IHI and Toshiba to Launch Demonstration Research of Ocean Current Power Generation System

Dec 25, 2014 06:06 GMT Toshiba Corporation December 25, 2014 – IHI Corporation and Toshiba Corporation have been selected by NEDO as co-researchers in the “Research and Development (“R&D”) of Ocean Energy Technology - Demonstration Research of Ocean Energy Power Generation”. After concluding the formal contract with NEDO, we will conduct demonstration research of a turbine system driven by the ocean current.

Toshiba Corporation to bring leading-edge technologies to 2015 International CES

Dec 19, 2014 02:26 GMT Toshiba Corporation Toshiba Corporation today announced that it will exhibit its latest products and technologies at the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) which will be held in Las Vegas from January 6 to January 9. Toshiba will showcase essential products and technologies for achieving the company’s vision of creating a safe, secure and comfortable society, the “Human Smart Community.”

Nor-Shipping and Ocean Hub join forces online

Nov 25, 2014 12:00 GMT Nor-Shipping Inspiring delegates to connect before, during and after the event

ANSELL INTRODUCES TRELLCHEM® ACT – PROTECTIVE SUIT FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT AND CBRN TERRORISM RESPONDERS

Nov 12, 2014 12:13 GMT Ansell Protective Solutions AB Ansell announces the US launch of TRELLCHEM ACT, a protective suit for law enforcement responders dealing with consequences of Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) terrorism incidents. The garment is intended for use in all CBRN terrorism environments, including the Immediately Dangerous to Life and Health zone and is certified according the American standard NFPA 1994 Class 2.