MINEX Russia examines industrial ramifications of sanctions

18/09/2014 / MINEX Russia / Russia / analysis / metals / mining / news / oil & gas / sanctions

The escalation of sanctions against Russia and the possible consequences for business is currently one of the hottest discussion topics worldwide. The results of embargos imposed by Russia on the import of agricultural produce from countries that introduced sanctions against Russia had an immediate impact – some types of food and groceries immediately disappeared from stores. However, the true damage caused by sanctions to the Russian economy is not so immediately obvious.

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Saudi Agriculture expo attracts 25,000 visitors

18/09/2014 / FMCG / Middle East / Saudi Agriculture 2014 / Saudi Arabia / agriculture / food / news

Saudi Agriculture 2014, the 33rd international agriculture, water and agro-industry trade show at Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Centre, concluded with exhibitors and visitors applauding the largest agro-food expo in the Middle East. Around 400 companies and individual exhibitors from 40 countries participated in the premier agriculture expo, which recorded more than 25,000 visitors over four days.

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AT&S, Soundchip, and STMicroelectronics craft innovative bionic ear

18/09/2014 / Electronics / Europe / Innovation / News / Personal audio / Technology

Global leaders in packaging design, electro-acoustics, MEMS sensors, micro-actuators, and microprocessor technology have teamed up to develop a smart, sensor-rich in-ear audio module that delivers a game-changing, wearable sound experience. AT&S, Soundchip SA, and STMicroelectronics have announced their latest collaborative innovation – a bionic hearing module that, when installed into a personal audio device, delivers an amazing wearable sound experience.

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Tata Power Solar to supply modules to L N Bangur Group for 10 MW project

18/09/2014 / L N Bangur Group / Tata Power Solar / green energy / news / power / renewables / solar

Tata Power Solar (TPS), one of the pioneering solar manufacturers in the world, has announced that it has won a significant DCR order under JNNSM Phase-2 Batch-1. The company will supply the entire module requirement for the 10 MW project to be built by Palimarwar Solar Project Private Limited in Rajasthan, which belongs to the L N Bangur Group and is held under its renewable energy arm, LNB Renewable Energy (Pvt) Ltd.

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Foster Wheeler awarded EPCm contract by Sasol for electrical expansion and fuel gas super heater project in Mozambique

18/09/2014 / Africa / Construction / EPCm / Engineering / Mozambique / News / Oil & Gas / technology

Foster Wheeler AG has announced that a subsidiary of its Global Engineering & Construction Group has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCm) services contract by Sasol Petroleum Temane Limitada (Sasol) for an electrical expansion and fuel gas super heater project at Sasol’s Temane gas processing facility in Mozambique. The objective of the project is to expand the electric generation capacity of the Temane central processing facility through the addition of a new gas turbine-driven electric generator and a new gas super heater. The project is scheduled for completion during the first quarter of 2016.

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