Leoni equips robots for the production of electric vehicles on Volkswagen’s MEB platform
Dec14

Leoni equips robots for the production of electric vehicles on Volkswagen’s MEB platform

Leoni, a global provider of energy and data management solutions in the automotive sector and other industries, has been awarded a contract by Volkswagen to equip 1,300 robots with the innovative dresspack solution LSH 3 for the production of electric vehicles on the modular electric platform MEB at the OEM’s production site in Zwickau. In this way, Leoni is providing the customer with crucial support in changing its production...

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Nexans FLAMEX® FR fire-resistant Ethernet cables maintain circuit integrity in most demanding situations
Dec14

Nexans FLAMEX® FR fire-resistant Ethernet cables maintain circuit integrity in most demanding situations

Fire safety is one of the most important aspects in the design of modern rolling stock, especially when trains are travelling through tunnels. If there is a fire break out it is vital that the passengers and crew can rely on the onboard cabling to maintain power and control system operation to ensure that the train can continue on to a safe place. As part of its ongoing commitment to boost rail passenger safety in fire situations,...

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Milestone Coastal Wind Project for Seaway Offshore Cables
Dec12

Milestone Coastal Wind Project for Seaway Offshore Cables

Seaway Offshore Cables (SOC), in combination with Subsea 7, has been awarded its first US offshore wind project by Ørsted Wind Power North America LLC who are constructing the project for Dominion Energy. This turnkey cable supply and cable installation contract for Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) Project marks the continued success of a global renewables strategy for Subsea 7 in the US. The multi-million-dollar contract will...

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SubCom announces Manatua cable system contract is in force
Dec14

SubCom announces Manatua cable system contract is in force

SubCom and the Manatua Consortium announced the contract is in force for the supply and installation of the Manatua submarine cable system. The Manatua Consortium is composed of: The Office des Postes et Télécommunications (OPT), the telecoms operator of French Polynesia; Avaroa Cables Limited (ACL), the cable operator of Cook Islands, Telecom Niue Limited (TNL), the telecoms operator of Niue; and Samoa Submarine Cable Company (SSCC),...

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Nexans and Emtelle join forces to supply optical fiber solutions for Swedish government rail projects
Dec11

Nexans and Emtelle join forces to supply optical fiber solutions for Swedish government rail projects

Nexans, a global leader in advanced cabling and connectivity solutions, has been awarded a 65-million-euro contract by Trafikverket, the Swedish Government’s Transport Administration for the supply of optical fiber solutions. The Nexans cabling solutions, allied with Emtelle’s microducts and microduct bundles, will be used in rail projects as the Swedish government continues to develop FTTX (Fiber to the X) networks throughout the...

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Leoni successfully places borrower’s note loan amounting to more than EUR 300 million
Dec11

Leoni successfully places borrower’s note loan amounting to more than EUR 300 million

Leoni AG has successfully placed a borrower’s note loan (Schuldscheindarlehen) in the amount of EUR 331 million. The borrowed funds will make a major contribution to providing the long-term finance for the Group’s future development. Leoni had planned to issue the loan in the amount of EUR 200 million. As the order was significantly oversubscribed by more than 50 investors, the Company was able to generate a volume of EUR 331 million....

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Nexans and Marais Laying Technologies Australia unite forces for construction of largest onshore wind farm in Australia
Dec10

Nexans and Marais Laying Technologies Australia unite forces for construction of largest onshore wind farm in Australia

Nexans, a global leader in advanced cabling and connectivity solutions, and Tesmec S.p.A., at the head of a group leader in the market of infrastructures related to the transport and distribution of energy, data and materials, today announced that the consortium between Nexans and Tesmec’s subsidiary Marais Laying Technologies Australia has been selected by the Goldwind Australia’s Stockyard Hill project’s Balance of Plant contractor...

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OCT hybrid lines for the C-track chain
Dec10

OCT hybrid lines for the C-track chain

The new LÜTZE OCT hybrid lines (One-Cable-Technology) manufactured to the Beckhoff® standard, are highly suitable for servo drives in industrial environments such as the machine and plant construction sector and transport and conveyor equipment. The LÜTZE OCT lines are equipped with a PUR jacket and special polyolefin wire insulation, and are highly suitable for use in the C-track chain. The LÜTZE OCT lines are predestined for...

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TPC Wire & Cable Corp. acquires Canadian-based specialty supplier Milrail, Inc.
Dec07

TPC Wire & Cable Corp. acquires Canadian-based specialty supplier Milrail, Inc.

TPC Wire & Cable Corp. (TPC) has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Milrail, Inc. located in Point-Claire, Quebec to strengthen its position as a high-performance supplier of wire and cable solutions. Milrail is a North American specialty supplier of wire, cable, interconnect devices and grounding systems to the Rail, Transit and Military markets. In making the announcement, TPC President & CEO Jeff Crane...

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Nexans awarded 100-million-euro contract for interconnection project in Philippines
Dec04

Nexans awarded 100-million-euro contract for interconnection project in Philippines

In the last 15 years, power consumption in Philippines increased by almost 80% to achieve over 94,370 GWh in 2017. To meet the country’s growing energy needs, the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) is looking to unify and reinforce the national grid with the launch of the Mindanao Visayas Interconnection Project. For the submarine link of the project, Nexans has been awarded a full turnkey contract for the...

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Nexans successfully qualifies 525 kV HVDC underground cable system to German TSO standards
Nov30

Nexans successfully qualifies 525 kV HVDC underground cable system to German TSO standards

Germany’s ‘Energiewende’, the transition in energy policy to focus on renewable sources of energy, is presenting significant challenges for the country’s transmission grid. In particular, Germany’s TSOs must transmit huge amounts of renewable energy over long distances from the north to demand centers in the the south and they are now building some of the world’s longest ever underground cable projects. Nexans has responded to this...

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Prysmian finalises €125M contract with IPTO
Nov29

Prysmian finalises €125M contract with IPTO

Signing ceremony attended by Minister of Energy & IPTO CEO Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, announces the finalisation of the contract agreement, worth €125 million, with Independent Power Transmission Operator (IPTO), who are responsible for the transmission power grid in Greece, for a submarine power cable connection between the island of Crete and the Peloponnese region of...

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Prysmian to develop Singapore Power Grids
Nov29

Prysmian to develop Singapore Power Grids

New project for the design and installation of High Voltage Cable Systems and PRY-CAM monitoring system. Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a contract by the utility SP Power Assets Limited, worth a total of €33 million, for the design, supply, installation and commissioning of two high voltage power cable systems to connect the Rangoon and Paya Lebar substations in...

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Nexans secures 111-million-euro turnkey submarine cable project
Nov28

Nexans secures 111-million-euro turnkey submarine cable project

The project of the Cyclades Islands Interconnection in Greece is aimed at ensuring the reliable, economic and sufficient supply of electricity to the Syros, Paros, Tinos, Mykonos and Naxos islands. As the phase ‘C’ of this three-phase complex project is taking place, ADMIE, Independent Power Transmission Operator, has awarded Nexans with a new contract worth approximately €111 million to deliver an interconnector between the city of...

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Latest infrastructure solutions for tomorrow’s industry at SPS IPC Drives 2018
Nov26

Latest infrastructure solutions for tomorrow’s industry at SPS IPC Drives 2018

Alongside a full range of solutions for smart applications, the company will also debut its SENCITY® Omni-S MIMO antenna Leading international manufacturer of components and system solutions for optical and electrical connectivity, HUBER+SUHNER, will be presenting its latest infrastructure innovations for digital transformation at SPS IPC Drives, 27-29 November, Nuremberg. Under the motto “today, tomorrow, connect”, HUBER+SUHNER will...

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Leoni to showcase new cable technologies for factory automation at SPS IPC Drives trade fair
Nov27

Leoni to showcase new cable technologies for factory automation at SPS IPC Drives trade fair

Leoni, a global provider of energy and data management solutions in the automotive sector and other industries, will present innovative cable technologies for factory automation at this year’s SPS IPC Drives trade fair in Nuremberg from 27 to 29 November (Hall 2, Booth 230). A robot-suitable Profinet cable that withstands both extreme torsion and flex cycles will be a focal point. Leoni’s new, Industrial Ethernet Cat 5e Profinet...

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SPS IPC Drives 2018: Nexans supports Industry 4.0 with complete range of MOTIONLINE® Industrial Ethernet cables
Nov27

SPS IPC Drives 2018: Nexans supports Industry 4.0 with complete range of MOTIONLINE® Industrial Ethernet cables

Industrial Ethernet has now overtaken traditional fieldbuses in industrial applications with a market share of newly installed nodes (a machine or device connected to an industrial network) set to grow from 46%in 2017 to 52% in 2018. This trend is continuing to grow as operators adopt Industry 4.0, especially for smart factories that require the connection of large volumes of equipment and sensors for process control and predictive...

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Leoni makes savings in production possible for first time thanks to intelligent cables for robots and drag chains
Nov26

Leoni makes savings in production possible for first time thanks to intelligent cables for robots and drag chains

Leoni, a global provider of energy and data management solutions in the automotive sector and other industries, will present intelligent solutions for robot dresspacks and drag chains for the first time at the SPS IPC Drives trade fair from 27 to 29 November in Hall 2, Booth 230. They make it possible to avoid unplanned plant downtime and thereby to reduce maintenance costs, thus making the production more efficient. Dresspack systems...

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NKT awarded its largest offshore export cable order ever for Ostwind 2 grid connection
Nov26

NKT awarded its largest offshore export cable order ever for Ostwind 2 grid connection

NKT is awarded a contract of approx. EUR 300m (approx. DKK 2.23bn) by 50Hertz. The contract comprises supply of approx. 270 km of 220 kV high-voltage AC XLPE offshore export cable system, and approx. 8 km of 220 kV high-voltage AC XLPE onshore cable system for the Ostwind 2 offshore wind farm grid connection in Germany. The contract is won in a consortium with Boskalis Subsea Cables & Flexibles, who will install the offshore...

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Control cable quality is critical, says AEI Cables
Nov19

Control cable quality is critical, says AEI Cables

Leading supplier AEI Cables is highlighting the importance of the highest quality of control cable for smoke control systems in modern building environments. The Category 3 control cable – with approval to BS 8519 – provides information to the system and feeds information back to the Smoke Control Panel giving fire and rescue services crucial information they need. These panels tell firefighters the location of the seat of...

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