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TRUMPF develops smart, self-programming robot that sets its own weld path


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/INS.  TRUMPF will be showcasing a robot that uses sensors to program its own weld path at “Schweissen & Schneiden”, the world’s leading trade fair for joining, cutting and surfacing technology, which will be held in Essen, Germany. The robot makes use of TRUMPF’s new smart seam-tracking technology, which the high-tech company developed in collaboration with the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA. “We’ve basically developed a way for the welding robot to program itself. For users, that means a much easier transition into automated arc welding – plus a clear competitive edge,” says TRUMPF R&D manager Sven Klingschat. Housed in the head of the welding torch, the sensor automatically calculates the weld path for each part.

ADNOC and Tabreed Advance the First Project in the Region to Harness Geothermal Energy


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Landmark project set to decarbonize the cooling of buildings in Masdar City and further diversify the UAE’s energy mix ADNOC is pioneering the development of geothermal energy in the UAE, which can provide a supply of clean baseload energy for electricity generation Project is enabled by ADNOC’s $15 billion allocation towards low-carbon solutions and will support its decarbonization plan and net zero by 2045 ambition 

El Al May Order Airbus A321neos, Targets 59 Aircraft By 2028

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/INS El Al Israel Airlines is in talks with Airbus to order up to 30 A321neos to replace its Boeing 737-800/900 fleet, El Al CEO Dina Ben Tal Ganancia said during the carrier’s second quarter presentation in Tel Aviv.

TenneT awards mega contract for high-voltage AC cables in the Netherlands and Germany to eight partners


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/INS. System operator TenneT has signed a multi-year contract (Corporate Framework Agreement) with eight contract partners following a tendering procedure. These parties will supply and install the cables for the 110, 150, 220 and 380 kV onshore high-voltage AC connections in Germany and the Netherlands on behalf of TenneT in the coming years.

Valmet chosen by Lotte E&C to deliver automation to Gwangyang biomass plant in Korea

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/INS. Valmet will supply a Valmet DNA distributed control system (DCS) to Gwangyang Green Energy Corporation’s biomass power plant under construction in Southwest Province in South Korea. The order was placed by Lotte Engineering and Construction Co., Ltd (Lotte E&C), which is the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractor for the plant.

ACCIONA uses renewable biofuel in heavy machinery for Fargo-Moorhead project


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/INS.  ACCIONA has launched an innovative initiative the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project in the United States. The company will introduce for the first time the use of renewable biofuels generated from hydrotreated vegetable waste oil to power heavy machinery for civil works, in a pioneering initiative aimed at decarbonizing infrastructure construction. ACCIONA is executing the Fargo-Moorhead project together with Shikun & Binui USA and North American Construction Group, through the ASN Constructors consortium.

Daimler envisions introduction of electric buses and hydrogen trucks in India

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/INS.  Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV) is actively involved in research work for electric buses and hydrogen trucks, with the intention to introduce them to the Indian market. DICV is preparing to enter the electric commercial vehicle segment. The initial focus could be on electric buses, aligning with India’s shift towards emission-free vehicles.

NTPC bags 80 MW floating solar project in Madhya Pradesh


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/INS.  The energy generated from this undertaking will be channelled towards the power needs of MP state DISCOMs.

ANDRITZ to provide Enva Northern Ireland with a plant to recycle fridges in one step


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/INS.  International technology group ANDRITZ will supply Enva Northern Ireland Ltd. with an automated fridge recycling plant for their new site in Toomebridge.  The plant will process 70 fridges per hour. Start-up is scheduled for 2024.  

Ragn-Sells and Frode Laursen: Collaboration ensures success with biogas-powered trucks

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/INS.  Frode Laursen and Ragn-Sells, a leading player within sustainable waste handling, have together managed to reduce their respective carbon footprints by introducing biogas-powered trucks on a regular route. A good and viable solution says Ragn-Sells, which sees long-term partnerships as one of the keys to success on the green front.