igus introduces the next generation of intelligent cables
Jul17

igus introduces the next generation of intelligent cables

With the introduction of the CF.Q module, igus has further developed its smart plastics offering. The module checks and evaluates cable health in real time and recommends maintenance or replacement in good time. When used in combination with isense, new possibilities of digitalisation and networking to make maintenance easier and more efficient and thus save money. “At the heart of every intelligent cable from igus is a complex sensor...

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Prysmian Group congratulates European co-legislators on new telecommunications framework
Jul10

Prysmian Group congratulates European co-legislators on new telecommunications framework

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, extends its congratulations to the European co-legislators – the Parliament, Council, and Commission – for reaching an agreement on a revised telecommunications framework for the EU that will stimulate sorely needed investment in the sector. Parliament’s ITRE Committee today took the latest step in this journey by voting to approve the text agreed upon with...

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Leoni’s new CEO Aldo Kamper starts on 1 September 2018
Jul12

Leoni’s new CEO Aldo Kamper starts on 1 September 2018

Aldo Kamper will already take up his position as Leoni’s new Chief Executive Officer on 1 September 2018. One of his principal tasks will be to drive the Company’s transformation forward together with the existing Board of Directors team: Leoni is realigning with a view to the increasing digitalization as well as such future trends as electromobility and autonomous driving – and is positioning itself in the automotive sector and other...

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Sterlite Tech to acquire European Specialised Optical Cable Manufacturer
Jul09

Sterlite Tech to acquire European Specialised Optical Cable Manufacturer

Sterlite Tech, an end-to-end global technology leader in smarter digital networks, has announced the signing of definitive agreements for acquisition of a European specialised optical cable manufacturer based in Italy. Sterlite Tech, through its wholly owned Italian subsidiary Sterlite Technologies S.p.A, will acquire 100% stake in Metallurgica Bresciana S.p.A (Metallurgica). Metallurgica designs and manufactures special precision...

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Network Rail chooses AEI Cables for signalling
Jul05

Network Rail chooses AEI Cables for signalling

Network Rail has chosen specialist cables from AEI Cables for a range of signalling needs across its infrastructure – meeting the highest standards of rail accreditations. The cables will provide power for train protection warning systems, playing an essential part in ensuring the smooth running and reliability of the rail network. They ensure the transmission of signals and a continuous power supply across all trackside...

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NKT awarded Hornsea 2 offshore AC cable project
Jul04

NKT awarded Hornsea 2 offshore AC cable project

NKT has been awarded a contract by Ørsted of over EUR 145m (approx. DKK 1.08bn) to supply more than 190 kilometres of 220 kV high-voltage AC XLPE offshore export cable system for the Hornsea 2 offshore wind farm in the UK. The wind farm is to be the world’s largest with a capacity of 1.4 GW providing green electricity to well over 1.3 million households. The cable system, not comprising installation, delivered by NKT for Hornsea 2...

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Nexans Appoints Christopher Guérin as Chief Executive Officer
Jul04

Nexans Appoints Christopher Guérin as Chief Executive Officer

The Board of Directors of Nexans, during its meeting of July 3, 2018 chaired by Georges Chodron de Courcel, decided to appoint Christopher Guérin as Chief Executive Officer. He will take office on 4 July 2018. Christopher Guérin, 46 years old, has been with Nexans since 1997 and most recently since 2014 served as Senior Executive Vice President, Europe and Telecom/Datacom, Power Accessories Business Groups and member of the Group...

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Prysmian Group at the Smart Cities Conference in Berlin
Jul04

Prysmian Group at the Smart Cities Conference in Berlin

EVP Energy Francesco Fanciulli: “Our expertise is key to ensuring an integrated power and telecommunication infrastructure to meet the high demand of smart cities” Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, will give professional insights into future energy and telecommunication solutions at the Smart Cities Conference, organized by the Italian Embassy in Berlin, Germany, that will take place today....

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Nexans wins major subsea umbilical contract from Equinor for Troll Phase 3 development
Jul03

Nexans wins major subsea umbilical contract from Equinor for Troll Phase 3 development

Nexans will provide a total of 27 kilometers of complex umbilicals with power, fiber-optic and hydraulic elements for the next development phase of the most prolific oil and gas field on the Norwegian continental shelf. The Troll oil and gas field is the most prolific field on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS), with more than half of its reserves still remaining after over 20 years of production. The initial development was...

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Welsh cable manufacturer joins calls for higher fire safety standards
Jun29

Welsh cable manufacturer joins calls for higher fire safety standards

One of the world’s leading fire survival cable manufacturers is adding its voice to calls for higher fire safety standards. Wrexham Mineral Cables produces fire survival cables used for critical electrical circuits such as fire alarms, smoke detection and extraction systems, and sprinkler systems. The company, which contributed to the Grenfell Inquiry, is a long-standing advocate of more stringent British Standards Institution (BSI)...

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HUBER+SUHNER launches world-first 230V AC cable system
Jun28

HUBER+SUHNER launches world-first 230V AC cable system

HUBER+SUHNER, leading manufacturer of components and systems for optical and electrical connectivity, is tackling the increasing power and expansion challenges faced as 5G approaches, with the launch of its one-of-a-kind hybrid cabling system solution for remote radio installations. The pre-connectorised factory-sealed solution, the MLUH HV, has the features of the HUBER+SUHNER MASTERLINE Ultimate Hybrid (MLUH), yet offers a slimmer,...

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NKT to strengthen local power grid in Norway with high-voltage cable systems
Jun28

NKT to strengthen local power grid in Norway with high-voltage cable systems

NKT has won the turnkey order of two high-voltage cable systems ensuring power availability and transmission security in the regions of Hedmark and Oppland in Norway. NKT has been awarded the turnkey delivery of two 145 kV AC (alternating current) extruded cable system sets for the Mjøsa Project in the regions Hedmark and Oppland located North of Oslo in Norway. Here the power grid operator Eidsiva Nett AS is to upgrade the grid and...

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Equinor chooses Nexans umbilical technology for its Askeladd development in the Barents Sea
Jun28

Equinor chooses Nexans umbilical technology for its Askeladd development in the Barents Sea

The Snøhvit gas field in the Barents Sea is the largest ever industrial project in North Norway. It is now entering part two of its multi-phase development plan with Equinor and its partners investing over half a billion euros in the Askeladd development which will provide feedstock for the onshore LNG (liquified natural gas) plant at Melkøya in Hammerfest. To support the development, Equinor has awarded a major contract to Nexans to...

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igus e-skin receives Fraunhofer clean technology award
Jun26

igus e-skin receives Fraunhofer clean technology award

igus is pleased to announce that it has received the 2nd prize in the clean technology awards for its e-skin corrugated hose. Designed for use in cleanrooms it also has the seal of approval Fraunhofer Tested Device ISO Class 1. The e-skin is made of tribologically optimised, abrasion-resistant plastic. The separable upper and lower shells can be ‘zipped’ together to form a fully enclosed tube, which is highly dust-proof and...

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New 66 KV submarine cable links for Borssele III & IV Offshore Wind Farms in North Sea
Jun22

New 66 KV submarine cable links for Borssele III & IV Offshore Wind Farms in North Sea

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a contract by Van Oord Offshore Wind B.V. for the development of a submarine inter–array cables system for Borssele III & IV offshore wind farms. Prysmian will be responsible for the design, manufacture, supply and testing of about 175 km of 66 kV three core cables with XLPE insulation of various cross – section and all related...

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JDR to supply cables to Taiwan’s first offshore wind project
Jun20

JDR to supply cables to Taiwan’s first offshore wind project

JDR Cable Systems (JDR), the leading supplier of subsea umbilicals and power cables to the offshore energy industry owned by the TFKable Group, has been selected by Jan De Nul Group to manufacture and supply inter-array, export and land cables for Taiwan’s Formosa 1 development. Formosa 1 is Taiwan’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm and is being developed by Formosa Wind Power Co., a partnership of Macquarie Capital Group...

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LS Cable & System to build cable manufacturing plant with PT Artha Metal Sinergi
Jun22

LS Cable & System to build cable manufacturing plant with PT Artha Metal Sinergi

LS Cable & System (LS C&S) announced its joint venture with PT Artha Metal Sinergi (AMS) from Indonesia, a member of Artha Graha Network (AGN). The joint venture agreement was signed on 18th June 2018 at the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Seoul, in which the main objective is to construct electric cable manufacturing factory in Indonesia. The event was attended by Mr. Roe-Hyun Myung (LS C&S CEO), Mr. Wan-Seob...

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CRU Interview with Michael Hjorth, NKT
Jun13

CRU Interview with Michael Hjorth, NKT

Background: Michael C. Hjorth, Senior Vice President & Head of Front End Sales for HV Solutions in NKT, is doing the opening speech at CRU Wire & Cable Conference 2018 in Copenhagen which NKT is also sponsoring.   Michael C. Hjorth headed up NKT Flexibles for more than two decades providing large infrastructure flexible pipeline solutions for offshore production of hydrocarbons from the seabed. Recently he rejoined NKT with...

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Partnership between Leoni and PARC: Collaboration supporting digital transformation
Jun19

Partnership between Leoni and PARC: Collaboration supporting digital transformation

Condition-based maintenance, predictive maintenance, system analytics, artificial intelligence, and embedded sensing will contribute in the area of energy and data solutions Nuremberg, Germany / Palo Alto, CA – Leoni, a global provider of energy and data management solutions in the automotive sector and other industries, and the research and development company PARC, a Xerox company, providing cutting-edge innovation for nearly 50...

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Sterlite Tech unveils 5G, FTTH enabling network technologies at ANGA COM 2018
Jun14

Sterlite Tech unveils 5G, FTTH enabling network technologies at ANGA COM 2018

Sterlite Tech, a global technology leader in web-scale digital networks, unveiled a bouquet of all new 5G-enabling fronthaul and Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) network technologies at ANGA COM 2018. The global debut of the Airblown Micro cable, Micro cable – 4mm, Micro Bullet Series Cable and the Riser Cable highlights Sterlite Tech’s continuous commitment to disruptive network designs, and innovative research and development. Built...

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