Press Releases

Jul 17, 2014 15:25 GMT Industrial Minerals London (17 July 2014) –China could overtake the US in terms of natural gas production as experts predict demand will double within the next five years. As well as providing the country with an alternative source of energy, the country’s focus on this resource is expected to significantly boost the demand for proppants, which are used to aid the extraction process.

Toshiba Wins Major Order in Vietnam for Coal-Fired Power Generation Project

Jul 17, 2014 07:05 GMT Toshiba Corporation Toshiba announced that it has received an order to supply two 600MW super-critical steam turbines and generators for the Vinh Tan 4 Thermal Power Plant in Binh Thuan Province, Vietnam, from Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction Co., Ltd. of Korea and Mitsubishi Corporation of Japan, members of the consortium awarded the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the project.

Toshiba to Supply Steam Turbine and Generators for one of World’s Largest-class Geothermal Power Plant Projects

Jul 16, 2014 02:00 GMT Toshiba Corporation Toshiba Corporation announced that is has been awarded a major contract to supply 3 x 60-megawatt geothermal steam turbines and generators (STG) for one of the world’s largest geothermal power plants, the Sarulla geothermal power plant project, which is now under construction in Tapanali Utara in Indonesia’s North Sumatra.

Toshiba Announces Participation in Summer 2014 Yokohama Smart City Project Demonstration

Jul 10, 2014 07:30 GMT Toshiba Corporation --To investigating demand response and consumer incentives in the retail electricity market-- Toshiba Corporation will participate in a demonstration experiment in summertime demand response (DR) in the retail electricity market. The experiment is part of the Yokohama Smart City Project (YSCP), an ambitious program to apply and verify a range of smart grid technologies in a modern city.

Jul 09, 2014 10:30 GMT Swegon Swegon, market leading producer and supplier of indoor climate systems and products has acquired the leading Belgian air handling unit manufacturer P. Lemmens. Swegon is thereby strengthening its presence in Continental Europe.

AkzoNobel to divest Paper Chemicals business to Kemira for €153 million

Jul 08, 2014 06:25 GMT AkzoNobel Pulp and Performance Chemicals AkzoNobel today announced the intended sale of its global Paper Chemicals business to Kemira for €153 million. Paper Chemicals is part of the company’s Pulp and Performance Chemicals business and generated annual revenue of €243 million in 2013.

Toshiba and IBIDEN Establish Manufacturing Technology for Reactor Core Material Using Silicon Carbide (SiC) ― The companies succeed in prototyping a fuel assembly cover ―

Jul 03, 2014 05:11 GMT Toshiba Corporation Toshiba Corporation (Tokyo: 6502) and IBIDEN Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 4062) have established a manufacturing technology for a SiC-based material with outstanding heat and oxidation resistance, intended for reactor core applications in nuclear power plants. Toshiba and IBIDEN have successfully utilized the new technology to create a prototype of a fuel assembly cover.

Elos Fixturlaser acquired by the French group ACOEM

Jul 02, 2014 09:48 GMT Fixturlaser Elos Fixturlaser has been acquired by the French company ACOEM. The acquisition strengthens ACOEM’s position in its strategy in the field of predictive maintenance. Complementing the French company’s ONEPROD condition monitoring solutions, Fixturlaser’s innovative laser based shaft alignment tools will position ACOEM as market leader in the field of smart industrial maintenance.

Sobi awarded Company of the Year at the European Mediscience Awards 2014

Jul 01, 2014 07:29 GMT Sobi Sobi has been awarded the Company of the Year Award at the European Mediscience Awards 2014. The Company of the Year Award is awarded to a company who has gained recognition from analysts and investors for management, financial stability, and growth with a well-defined strategy to deliver its key financial, ethical and social ambitions.

Arla invited New Yorkers to “Eat the Art” of Castello® cheese

Jun 30, 2014 17:49 GMT Arla Foods With a creatively crafted, two-day pop-up gallery in New York City featuring edible works of art fashioned from premium Castello® cheese, Arla continues to build on the impressive growth of the Castello® brand on the U.S. market.