HUBER+SUHNER to showcase end-to-end connectivity portfolio for the “Connected Train” at InnoTrans 2018
Sep17

HUBER+SUHNER to showcase end-to-end connectivity portfolio for the “Connected Train” at InnoTrans 2018

Utilising different technologies and devices across radio frequency, low frequency and fiber optics, the “Connected Train” is a complete rail connectivity concept realised by HUBER+SUHNER, leading manufacturer of components and systems for optical and electrical connectivity. The company will showcase its extensive portfolio of components to streamline rail connectivity and reform passenger experience at InnoTrans 2018, 18-21...

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New Total Fire Solutions package welcomed
Sep18

New Total Fire Solutions package welcomed

The new generation of Total Fire Solutions products for the built environment from AEI Cables has been welcomed amid increasing concerns about the quality of cabling in the marketplace. Specifiers and installers have recognised the highest levels of quality and safety offered by the Firetec Total Fire Solutions range using the very latest in technology and science, offering enhanced fire performance cabling, accessories and technical...

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Innotrans 2018: Nexans FLAMEX® Ethernet cables tackle bandwidth challenge for rolling stock
Sep18

Innotrans 2018: Nexans FLAMEX® Ethernet cables tackle bandwidth challenge for rolling stock

Ethernet cables are a vital element onboard rolling stock to provide effective and efficient data connections for a variety of control, security, passenger safety and entertainment devices. These include CCTV/safety supervision, driver advisory systems, diagnostic systems, monitoring equipment for performance and power consumption. At Innotrans 2018, Nexans is showcasing its new FLAMEX® cable range for Category 6A, 7, 7A that has been...

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Sterlite Tech to double optical fibre cable solutions capacity to meet global demand for network densification
Sep17

Sterlite Tech to double optical fibre cable solutions capacity to meet global demand for network densification

Sterlite Tech, an end-to-end global technology leader in smarter digital networks, has announced the addition of 15 million fibre km to its optical fibre cabling capacity, doubling it to 33 million fibre km. This expansion will place the Company among the top integrated optical fibre and cabling technology providers globally. The Company’s Board of Directors has approved a Rs 320 crore ($44 million) capital expenditure for this...

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Nexans Connects Brazil to Cameroon in Its First Ever Intercontinental Fiber Optic Project (SAIL)
Sep17

Nexans Connects Brazil to Cameroon in Its First Ever Intercontinental Fiber Optic Project (SAIL)

Latency, the tiny time delay when a data stream has to travel thousands of kilometers between computers on different continents, is regarded as the enemy of the digital economy. Even a delay of only a few milliseconds can make the difference between profit and loss for businesses dealing with financial transactions. To provide Africa and South America with a faster and more stable Internet connection, Nexans manufactured and...

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TE Connectivity high-voltage roofline components to power Bombardier Transportation’s Aventra trains
Sep17

TE Connectivity high-voltage roofline components to power Bombardier Transportation’s Aventra trains

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, announced its delivery of transformer downleads and pantograph cables to Bombardier Transportation for East Anglia’s fleet of trains. The equipment will be installed on 22 ten-car and 89 five-car units that Greater Anglia has ordered as part of its largest ever investment in trains for its network in the U.K. TE is supplying one transformer downlead cable and a...

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18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations – Energy Efficiency & Cable Sizing
Sep07

18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations – Energy Efficiency & Cable Sizing

Energy efficiency is all about consumer products, isn’t it? Nowadays we are very familiar with energy efficiency labels stuck onto new refrigerators, washing machines and the like. Choosing the right appliance could save significant sums over time. Could a similar approach be taken with passive components like installation power cables? The IET Wiring Regulations, now in their 18th Edition, appear to be heading in that direction. It...

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HUBER+SUHNER showcase ultra-fast offering at EV Tech Expo US following Electrify America triumph
Sep10

HUBER+SUHNER showcase ultra-fast offering at EV Tech Expo US following Electrify America triumph

Land, sea or air, the HUBER+SUHNER portfolio meets the needs of any electric vehicle HUBER+SUHNER, leading manufacturer of components and systems for optical and electrical connectivity, will present its electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions to support the vast increase of EVs on the streets at Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo US in Novi, Michigan, September 11-13. Its record-breaking offering – the RADOX® High...

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TFKable Group in cooperation with Onninen Norway AS delivered 276 tons of cables to wind farm in Sørfjord, Norway
Sep10

TFKable Group in cooperation with Onninen Norway AS delivered 276 tons of cables to wind farm in Sørfjord, Norway

Production plant in Bydgoszcz, belonging to the TFKable Group, started production of medium voltage cables in Q2 2018. Within 4 weeks, 61 km of TSLF 36kV cables with personalized marking were produced and a total of 71 cable drums were safely delivered to the final destination located nearly 3000km away from the factory. This project required from the TFKable Group to reorganize the production process, prepare the required...

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“Medical-grade” USB 3.0 cable for medical technology
Sep10

“Medical-grade” USB 3.0 cable for medical technology

Optimum positioning for intraoral camera systems through biocompatible and highly flexible USB 3.0 cables For high-resolution camera systems in the medical area, the manufacturer and system cable specialist SAB Bröckskes offers high quality cables meeting the high standards in medical technology. Imaging systems are integral part of medical, diagnostics and surgical treatments. A brilliant and crystal clear image representation is...

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CPR for Cables, Two Years On
Aug23

CPR for Cables, Two Years On

It is now two years since CPR went live for cables across Europe, and one year since manufacturers and suppliers became obliged to classify and CE mark their cables and provide Declarations of Performance (DoPs) for end users. What have we learned in that time? How has the market responded to the need for additional credentials for cable? Specifiers and end-users are demanding higher classifications for cables. How can manufacturers...

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Van Oord–Hellenic Cables consortium assigned to connect Hollandse Kust (South) project to grid
Sep07

Van Oord–Hellenic Cables consortium assigned to connect Hollandse Kust (South) project to grid

TenneT has awarded the Van Oord-Hellenic Cables consortium the assignment to supply and install sea and land cables for the Hollandse Kust (South) Alpha project. The 700 MW grid connection will transmit offshore wind energy to electricity users in the Netherlands. Two wind farms with a joint capacity of 700 MW are under construction in the Hollandse Kust (South) wind farm zone, 22 kilometres off the coast of the Dutch Province of...

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HUBER+SUHNER launches second generation of the acclaimed RADOX® 125 range
Sep04

HUBER+SUHNER launches second generation of the acclaimed RADOX® 125 range

The new product range boasts an improved RADOX compound and meets the requirements of the EU Construction Products Directive HUBER+SUHNER, the leading global manufacturer of electrical and optical connectivity solutions, is launching its new and improved RADOX 125 product range. Like its predecessor, the new portfolio will enable reliable connections for use in extreme environmental conditions. Based on proven performance features,...

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Prysmian, new project awarded for submarine interconnection in Greece
Sep04

Prysmian, new project awarded for submarine interconnection in Greece

The Turnkey project involves the design, supply and installation of a new cable system to upgrade the Cyclades power grids. Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a new contract worth approximately €21 million by IPTO (Independent Power Transmission Operator), the Transmission System Operator of the Greek electricity system, for two interconnections between the Cyclades islands...

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NKT finalizes cable system delivery to offshore wind park Walney Extension in UK
Sep04

NKT finalizes cable system delivery to offshore wind park Walney Extension in UK

NKT has successfully commissioned the high-voltage cable system project for the 659 MW offshore wind park Walney Extension in the Irish Sea. For NKT, the delivery comprises more than 139 km submarine cable and reinforces the company’s strong position within offshore wind. NKT has successfully commissioned the 220 kV HVAC cable systems for the offshore wind park Walney Extension in the Irish Sea. When fully operational later this year,...

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NKT confirms order for Triton Knoll offshore wind farm project
Sep03

NKT confirms order for Triton Knoll offshore wind farm project

As informed in Company Announcement no. 21 of 25 September 2017, NKT had signed a Preferred Supplier Agreement (PSA) for delivery and installation of export and array cable systems to the prospective offshore wind farm project Triton Knoll. The PSA was signed in a consortium with Boskalis Subsea Cables and Flexibles (previously VBMS). Innogy, the project owner, has now made the final investment decision for the Triton Knoll offshore...

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Wrexham Mineral Cables sets new industry benchmark
Aug31

Wrexham Mineral Cables sets new industry benchmark

One of the world’s leading fire survival cable manufacturers has set a new industry benchmark for the production of mineral cable. Wrexham Mineral Cables has completed its first full run of 4H25 cables on its recently-installed £5 million pound second production line in Ruabon, Wales. Previously, the longest length of four-core, 25sq mm mineral cable available from any supplier was around 115m. On its very first attempt, the team at...

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Prysmian awarded over €220M in new cable connections for offshore wind farms in France
Aug31

Prysmian awarded over €220M in new cable connections for offshore wind farms in France

Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, have secured three important projects to provide new cable connections for offshore wind farms in France. Eolien Maritime France (a joint venture between the French company EDF Energies Nouvelles and the Canadian company Enbridge) awards Prysmian with the design, supply and installation of inter array cables for the two offshore wind...

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Warship supplied by AEI Cables starts aircraft trials
Aug28

Warship supplied by AEI Cables starts aircraft trials

The biggest warship ever to be built in Britain – with more than 1,800 miles of cables supplied by AEI Cables powering the vessel – has set sail for the US to start trials with fighter jets landing for the first time. The newly-built Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carrier (QEC) will be tested by the four F35B Lightning jets off the east coast of America. AEI Cables supplied the state-of-the-art range of naval power,...

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JDR and Wild Well sign five-year long term service agreement
Aug29

JDR and Wild Well sign five-year long term service agreement

JDR Cables Systems (JDR), the leading supplier of subsea umbilicals and power cables owned by TFKable Group, has been awarded a five-year Long Term Service Agreement with Wild Well Control, Inc. (Wild Well), a Superior Energy Services company. The five-year agreement, will see JDR design, manufacture and assemble intervention, workover and control systems (IWOCS) to be deployed in conjunction with Wild Well’s 7Series subsea...

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