AEI Cables clinches contract for three warships
Feb20

AEI Cables clinches contract for three warships

Leading supplier AEI Cables has been chosen as one of three companies to supply cables for three of Britain’s new Type 26 warships for the Royal Navy. Working with prime contractor BAE Systems, AEI Cables will supply cable and wiring for the power, lighting and data communications circuits to the vessels, with 400 kilometres of cable being supplied for the first order. The Type 26 combat ships will replace the Type 23 frigates as a...

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Prysmian secures project for  turnkey submarine telecom cable system in Chile
Feb21

Prysmian secures project for turnkey submarine telecom cable system in Chile

Ozmen: “This contract represents a milestone as it marks our return to the strategic submarine Telecom cable business”. Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a new contracts worth around €50 million by Gtd Teleductos S.A., a Chilean telecom operator, to develop a turnkey repeaterless submarine cable system connecting Arica to Puerto Montt in Chile. The contracts have been...

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Nexans awarded over 190-million-euro worth of contracts to reinforce distribution networks in Europe and Latin America
Feb13

Nexans awarded over 190-million-euro worth of contracts to reinforce distribution networks in Europe and Latin America

Nexans has achieved a major success in a global tender process carried out by a one of the biggest utility companies in the world, securing contracts worth over €190 million to supply medium voltage (MV) and low voltage (LV) cables. Over the next two years, Nexans will support the development of the client’s electricity distribution networks in Europe and Latin America. “We are delighted to have achieved this major success in a very...

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SubCom Reliance completes successful repair of Tonga Cable System
Feb18

SubCom Reliance completes successful repair of Tonga Cable System

Rapid repairs to two cables completed in less than eight days return full phone and internet service to Tonga SubCom, the leading global partner for undersea data transport, today announced that its cable ship SubCom Reliance successfully completed the repair of two Tongan submarine cables. The Tonga Cable and the Tonga Domestic Cable were damaged on January 20, 2019. Upon notification of the break, SubCom Reliance was mobilized and...

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Program set for Global Continuous Casting Forum
Feb18

Program set for Global Continuous Casting Forum

WAI welcomes aluminum and copper professionals MADISON, Connecticut, USA – February 15, 2019 – The Wire Association International (WAI), Inc. announces the third offering of its Global Continuous Casting Forum (GCCF), which will be held May 13-16, 2019 in Atlanta, GA. The forum provides a venue for academics, researchers, metallurgists, and professionals to meet and exchange innovative ideas and information on all aspects of aluminum...

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FTTH APAC Conference 2019 will bring over 500 telecom leaders to Wuhan, China’s optics valley, to discuss “5G Smart Cities enabled by Fiber”
Feb12

FTTH APAC Conference 2019 will bring over 500 telecom leaders to Wuhan, China’s optics valley, to discuss “5G Smart Cities enabled by Fiber”

The FTTH Council Asia-Pacific is holding the FTTH APAC Conference in Wuhan, China on 15-17 April 2019. This year’s conference theme is “5G Smart Cities Enabled by Fiber” and will offer an ideal opportunity to explore how the Asia Pacific telecom industry is continuing its deployment of FTTx and deep fiber to the network edge as a converged platform, from which Smart Cities and 5G networks can be built. The conference attracts over 500...

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L-com debuts new black and white flat Cat5e and Cat6 Ethernet cables
Feb14

L-com debuts new black and white flat Cat5e and Cat6 Ethernet cables

L-com, a preferred manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, announced today that it has launched a new series of flat Category 5e and Category 6 Ethernet cables that are available off-the-shelf in black and white colors. These new flat cable assemblies allow network runs in tight spaces where traditional round cables will not work such as under carpets, doorways and around corners. These cables also fit flush against...

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Why third-party approval is critical for MV cables
Feb08

Why third-party approval is critical for MV cables

As the demand for power increases in the UK and further afield for domestic, industrial and commercial uses, so the need for reliable power generation, transmission, and distribution using Medium Voltage cables has risen with it. Graham Turner of AEI Cables looks at the future. Power plant – transformation station. Multitude of cables and wires. The demands for power has never been greater, with the explosion of development in...

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Global futurist named keynote speaker at new Interwire Conference
Feb11

Global futurist named keynote speaker at new Interwire Conference

Remarks to sync with “Next Gen” conference theme MADISON, Connecticut, USA – February 11, 2019 – The Wire Association International (WAI), Inc. announces that Dr. Shawn G. DuBravac, best-selling author, global futurist, and trendcaster is the keynote speaker at the new Interwire Conference, which runs May 13-16, 2019, in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, at the Georgia World Congress Center. DuBravac’s presentation, titled: “The Future of Wires...

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Prysmian to develop a new submarine cable system in Canada
Feb11

Prysmian to develop a new submarine cable system in Canada

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a new contract worth €17 million by New Brunswick Power Corporation (NB Power), the largest electric utility in the Atlantic Canada based in the province of New Brunswick. The Fundy Isles Project involves the development of a new submarine cable link which will allow the upgrade of the capacity of the existing submarine transmission system...

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BASEC showcases its regional presence at 2019’s Middle East Electricity exhibition
Feb06

BASEC showcases its regional presence at 2019’s Middle East Electricity exhibition

BASEC’s attendance at this year’s Middle East Electricity (MEE) exhibition in Dubai, 5-7 March, reflects our role as an independent global leader in cable testing and certification. In particular, we will be showcasing our strengths in supplying these services across the entire region. These will be provided directly from a new, dedicated team that we have set up specifically to support the Middle East and Africa. Made up of Haroon...

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L-com releases Cat5e double-shielded outdoor high-flex PoE industrial Ethernet cables
Feb08

L-com releases Cat5e double-shielded outdoor high-flex PoE industrial Ethernet cables

L-com, a preferred manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, announced today that it has launched a new series of double-shielded, Cat5e, outdoor, high-flex, PoE, industrial Ethernet cables that are ideal for PoE 802.3af or 802.3at, industrial, automation, manufacturing and outdoor use applications. L-com’s new line of Cat5e, high-flex, PoE, industrial Ethernet cables consists of 20 models that are made with an...

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Prysmian, Leggett & Platt, Insteel Industries, Nexans, Southwire VIPs to address “Next Generation of Wire and Cable” at Interwire Conference
Feb07

Prysmian, Leggett & Platt, Insteel Industries, Nexans, Southwire VIPs to address “Next Generation of Wire and Cable” at Interwire Conference

MADISON, Connecticut, USA – February 7, 2019 – The Wire Association International (WAI), Inc. announces that its new Interwire Conference features a roster of VIP speakers representing the industry’s leading wire and cable manufacturing companies. All are set to address the conference’s “Next Generation” theme during sessions that run on May 14 and 15, 2019, during Interwire. Interwire runs May 13-16, 2019, in Atlanta, Georgia, USA,...

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Prysmian involved in  upgrade of Washington, D.C. area’s power transmission grid
Feb06

Prysmian involved in upgrade of Washington, D.C. area’s power transmission grid

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, will carry out a project aimed at upgrading the U.S. Capital area’s power transmission system. The multi-phased project is expected to be worth approximately $190 million and is currently scheduled to run between 2019 and 2026, with a $13 million agreement in place for phase one due to be performed by 2019. Washington, D.C. hit 700,000 residents in 2018,...

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Cimteq’s CEO to join Interwire’19 Operations Innovation Panel
Feb01

Cimteq’s CEO to join Interwire’19 Operations Innovation Panel

Ali Shehab, CEO, Cimteq, will be joining a prestigious line-up of speakers within the cable industry’s most influential companies at Interwire 2019, May 13-16 2019, at The Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Amongst the speakers is, Andy Talbot, Vice-President, Mid-South Wire, Dave Hawker, Vice President, Nexans, Richard Wagner, Vice President, Insteel Wire Products and Tom Heberling, Senior Vice President, Southwire....

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Students from Leeds College of Building visit Wrexham Mineral Cables
Feb04

Students from Leeds College of Building visit Wrexham Mineral Cables

Twelve students from Leeds College of Building visited Wrexham Mineral Cables in North Wales on 21st January. The visit was organised by Nathan Cook, Export Sales Manager to show the group of 16-18 year olds how mineral insulated cable is manufactured.  The company was keen to show how and why they believe mineral cable is the ultimate fire protection cable.  The group were taken given a tour to show how the cable is manufactured at...

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Murphy wins major project to construct underground cables between Nailsea and Portished for National Grid
Jan30

Murphy wins major project to construct underground cables between Nailsea and Portished for National Grid

Murphy has won a major project to construct underground cables between Nailsea and Portishead for National Grid, as part part of the Hinkley Point C connection scheme.  National Grid announced three major contract awards, worth a total of £300m, to J. Murphy & Sons Ltd, Balfour Beatty and Siemens, to step up on the Hinkley Connection projectHinkley Connection will see significant investment in the region’s electricity...

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Leoni and Hengtong to establish joint venture for manufacture of singlemode fibers in Europe
Jan31

Leoni and Hengtong to establish joint venture for manufacture of singlemode fibers in Europe

– Rising demand for optical fibers for broadband expansion – New jobs to be created in Jena Leoni, a global provider of energy and data management solutions in the automotive sector and other industries, and the Hengtong Optic-Electric Co., Ltd., a global supplier of cable and system solutions for the telecommunications and energy sectors, plan the joint production of singlemode fibers for telecommunications and data...

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HUBER+SUHNER to showcase latest RF solutions for ultra-precise test and measurement at DesignCon 2019
Jan29

HUBER+SUHNER to showcase latest RF solutions for ultra-precise test and measurement at DesignCon 2019

Test and measurement applications require connectivity solutions of the utmost quality to ensure measurements are precise and tested devices are fully operational. Without this, processes are slow, data is incorrect, and products don’t function as intended. HUBER+SUHNER will showcase its latest developments which guarantee these properties at DesignCon 2019, 30-31 January, Santa Clara. Designed to withstand dust, abrasion, pressure...

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TFKable Group will provide 220 kV onshore high voltage cable for the Moray East Offshore windfarm
Jan29

TFKable Group will provide 220 kV onshore high voltage cable for the Moray East Offshore windfarm

The TFKable Group’s successful partnership with VolkerInfra continues to grow with the announcement that its production plant in Bydgoszcz will provide 220 kV onshore high voltage cable for the Moray East Offshore windfarm, Scotland. Production will start at the Group’s specialist HV production plant in Bydgoszcz during Q1 2019. This large-scale undertaking will require highly coordinated programme delivery and best in class...

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