Smart water programs seek to revolutionise water and wastewater systems

25/07/2016 / Black & Veatch / meter / news / smart / technology / wastewater / water

Water and wastewater systems use hundreds and sometimes thousands of data-producing instruments, yet much of that information remains isolated. There is little two-way communication, and therefore the vast majority of data remains buried, just as the water infrastructure itself is mostly buried and out of sight. Smart water programs are seeking to change all that. Gordon Heft reports.

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TE Connectivity (TE) to launch new generation of roofline systems at InnoTrans

11/07/2016 / InnoTrans / TE / connectivity / infrastructure / news / rail / roofline / sensors / technology / transport

TE Connectivity (TE) – a US$12-billion global technology leader in connectivity and sensors – will be introducing a new generation of roofline systems as a world debut at InnoTrans (International Trade Fair for Transport Technology) in Berlin, Germany, in September. TE will present its modular roofline approach in response to demand in the rail sector for subsystems that are lightweight and reliable in spite of harsh environmental challenges. A prototype roofline module will be on show at TE’s stand in Hall 12, Booth 210 at the event.

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DHL delivers Black Rhino Eliska to Africa

07/07/2016 / Africa / DHL / Tanzania / conservation / logistics / news / rhino / transportation

DHL – the world’s leading international express delivery provider – has completed another landmark transportation project with the delivery of a black rhino from its birthplace in the Czech Republic to its natural homeland in Tanzania. Three-year-old female Eliska was moved to a natural park in Tanzania as part of an ongoing conservation project run by the George Adamson Wildlife Preservation Trust, aimed at helping endangered animal populations to grow and prosper in their natural habitat.

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DEWA signs with Masdar to implement 800MW Phase 3 of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park

07/07/2016 / Masdar / UAE / contract / energy / news / power / project / solar

A Masdar-led consortium has won the contract for the 800-megawatt third phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. The announcement was made by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA)'s Managing Director and CEO, HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, earlier today. The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park is the largest single-site solar park in the world, with a planned capacity of 5,000MW by 2030.

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