Siemens extends its range of solutions for pickling plants

Siemens Metals Technologies has acquired the know-how for acid regeneration from Acreg Process Technology GmbH, Vienna, Austria, thus extending its portfolio for pickling plants in the steel industry. Aashish Gupta, who is responsible for the worldwide continuous casting und rolling mill business at Siemens Metals Technologies, explained, “By acquiring proven technologies of plants for regenerating


Cable will soon be a thing of the past, with October 31 st fixed as the D-Day for Digitization, and Reliance Broadcast Network, is all set to make the most of it with its new campaign titled ‘Switch To’. The campaign is designed to create enormous awareness amongst target audiences – to ‘Switch To’ the

Peratech presented with award by NASA for its QTC touch technology

Peratech gives NASA a hand RICHMOND, North Yorks, England – 15 October 2012. Peratech, the innovator in touch technology, has been presented with a Tech Brief Award by NASA in recognition for its contribution of QTC™ technology that was used to provide fingertip sensitivity for the Robonaut. This is a human shaped robot with a

BRICS countries: delayed reforms are jeopardising positive development

Growth alone will not resolve problems if emerging markets do not change at the same time Berlin/Rio de Janeiro, 15 October 2012. Contrary to the forecasts of success in recent years, the ‘BRICS’ (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) are greatly in need of reform in key political areas. At the same time, their

Metal Bulletin Launches New 66% Fe Iron Ore Concentrate Index

12th October 2012 Metal Bulletin today announced that it will publish a new reference price for the iron ore physical market‐ an Iron Ore Index, basis 66% iron content concentrates delivered Qingdao. The new Index addresses the requirement in the market for an independent and objective representation of the international iron ore concentrate spot market.

Plessey finalist in Elektra Awards 2012

Innovative MAGIC High Brightness LED finalist for Elektra Awards in the Solid-State Lighting Application Category Plymouth, ENGLAND – 15 October 2012 – Plessey today announced that it has been shortlisted for its new innovative MAGIC™ (MAnufactured on GaN ICs) High Brightness LED (HBLED) products in the Elektra Awards 2012 Solid-State Lighting Application Category. The winners

India and Hamburg: a sustainable partnership that continues to grow

India’s partnership with Hamburg, Germany’s second-largest city and a major trading hub of Northern Europe, will be further strengthened when Olaf Scholz, First Mayor of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, visits India from 15 to 20 October. Olaf Scholz, government leader of the North-German city-state of Hamburg, will travel to Mumbai and Delhi

Social Media’s Top 10 – Chawm Ganguly

Social media has revolutionized the way we use the world-wide-web, communicate with each other and generally connect. Before social media, there was all sorts of interesting information in the web, but there was precious little one could do to contribute or participate. Social media, in effect has breathed life into the body of the net.

HAL signs MTA Follow-on Contract with Russian Partners

Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL), the aerospace major, signed the Preliminary Design Phase (PDP) Contract today in New Delhi with the United Aircraft Corporation — Transport Aircraft (UAC-TA), the Russian partner and their JV-Multirole Transport Aircraft Ltd (MTAL) for the Multirole Transport Aircraft (MTA) project as a follow on contract of the General Contract signed between

CAE joins Bombardier Aerospace in the development of the Global* 7000* and Global 8000* aircraft program

(NYSE: CAE; TSX: CAE) – CAE announced today that it has been selected as one of the suppliers to support Bombardier Aerospace in the design, integration and development of the Global 7000 and Global 8000 aircraft program. The agreement with Bombardier includes the design and manufacture of an engineering development simulator. This agreement was included