Cabling technology offers peace of mind
Jan14

Cabling technology offers peace of mind

Those responsible for the specification of products which go into new modern buildings have been asking for safe, approved cabling which play a critical part in electrical supply systems. Here, Graham Turner of AEI Cable explains the issues and emerging solutions. As new buildings become increasingly complex, those making decisions in the supply chain need to know that the products they are specifying are safe and compliant, meeting...

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JMA Wireless and HUBER+SUHNER introduce industry’s most compact and economical macro cell site cabling solution
Jan09

JMA Wireless and HUBER+SUHNER introduce industry’s most compact and economical macro cell site cabling solution

JMA Wireless, a global leader of wireless communications solutions, has partnered with HUBER+SUHNER, a leading supplier in FO and RF connectivity for the global communication market, to provide the most economical hybrid power plus fiber Cell Site Cabling Solution (FttA+PttA) on the market. By complementing a small size, modern design, hybrid cable system with a compact and highly innovative DC up-converter, this new offering helps to...

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Interview with Ashish Chaturvedy, Marketing Manager at Ducab
Jan02

Interview with Ashish Chaturvedy, Marketing Manager at Ducab

Ducab has been a major manufacturer of cables in the GCC for many years; how do you remain competitive in the region? While the GCC is indeed our home market, today Ducab works with customers around the globe. From India to Australia, Africa, the Middle East, and North America, we are setting a new standard in our field. We are the first choice for many prestigious clients and contractors due in large part to our record of quality and...

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Completion of Caithness-Moray transmission link
Jan11

Completion of Caithness-Moray transmission link

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks Transmission (SSEN Transmission), the wholly-owned subsidiary of SSE plc, has completed the construction, commissioning and energisation of the new Caithness-Moray electricity transmission link. Caithness-Moray is the largest single investment ever undertaken by the SSE Group and represents the most significant investment in the north of Scotland electricity transmission system since the...

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Southwire to realign business toward strategic growth
Jan09

Southwire to realign business toward strategic growth

In support of the company’s five-year strategic plan and in an effort to grow sustainably and profitably, Southwire recently announced that it will reorganize its executive leadership and business structure. Through this new alignment, Southwire is placing an increased emphasis on its core wire and cable business and looking at opportunities to focus more intently on areas like metals management, modernization, research and...

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Nexans completes high voltage cable project to connect Kype Muir wind farm to Scotland’s power grid
Jan08

Nexans completes high voltage cable project to connect Kype Muir wind farm to Scotland’s power grid

The Scottish Government has set an ambitious target for renewable energy resources to meet 100 percent of the country’s gross annual electricity consumption by 2020. Large onshore wind farms will play a key role in meeting this target, such as the 88 megawatt (MW) Kype Muir wind farm, where Nexans has just completed a project to provide a 16 km 132 kilovolt (kV) underground grid connection for SP Energy Networks. With a total capacity...

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Sterlite Tech establishes Specialty Products Experience Lab for structured cabling solutions
Dec31

Sterlite Tech establishes Specialty Products Experience Lab for structured cabling solutions

Sterlite Tech, a global data network solutions company, has established a Specialty Products Experience Lab (SPEL) in Silvassa, India, to focus on end-to-end connectivity architecture solutions for global telcos, ISPs, cloud companies and data centres. The new SPEL lab is the latest addition to Sterlite Tech’s other innovation and research centres. The Company is home to India’s only Centre of Excellence for photonics and glass...

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Nexans reaches key milestone with successful completion of submarine power cable
Dec17

Nexans reaches key milestone with successful completion of submarine power cable

Terna’s MONITA (MONtenegro – ITAly) project to link the power grids between the Balkan peninsula and Italy will help to secure the energy supplies of European countries and integrate their electrical systems while providing significant additional exporting capabilities. In 2012, Nexans was awarded a €340 million contract by Terna, the Transmission System Operator of Italy’s power network, to supply one of the two 500 kV high-voltage...

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Sumitomo Electric connects NEMO Link Cable between UK and Belgium
Dec18

Sumitomo Electric connects NEMO Link Cable between UK and Belgium

Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. is pleased to announce that it has completed the connection of a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) interconnector cable system between the United Kingdom and Belgium after the high voltage test. An inauguration ceremony was held at the Belgium substation site on December 5, 2018. This system, which is scheduled to be in commercial operation in the first quarter of 2019, will transmit the...

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Prysmian secures new submarine cable project in USA
Dec17

Prysmian secures new submarine cable project in USA

The Group will develop a power interconnection between Deer Island and the mainland power grid in Boston Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a new contract by Caldwell Marine International LLC, a US construction contractor specialising in submarine utility operations. “This contract represents a very strategic opportunity for Prysmian Group as we move, following the...

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NKT releases digital cable drum tracking solution
Dec17

NKT releases digital cable drum tracking solution

With a new IoT-based platform NKT is now ready to meet customer demands for smart tracking of cable drums and improved project management processes. This will annually save utilities, energy providers and installations companies thousands of Euros, improve the utilization of cable drums and minimize the risk of cable theft. NKT is ready to revolutionize asset- and project management in the power cable industry with the digital...

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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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