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Electricity & Power

Mercury profits drop by NZD21m in last half-year

body.single-projects .post-content :not(p) img, body.single-post .post-content :not(p) img { display: none; } Mercury has record a near-record low. Credit: Burak K. New Zealand renewable electricity company Mercury has recorded near-record low half-year profits due to a combination of below-average generation and divestment of smart metering business. According to Mercury CEO Fraser Whineray, the company’s half-year…

Handling, Lifting & Forklifts

Linde Material Handling offers new tow tractor series

Linde Material Handling is presenting three new tow tractor models, each of which offers a choice between lithium-ion and lead-acid batteries. Tow tractors have become indispensable in many transport processes. These all-rounders are mostly used as towing vehicles for logistic trains, for example to supply production in industrial plants, deliver goods to shops in airport…

Marine

ACBL chief Mark Knoy to retire

Mark Knoy, president and CEO of American Commercial Barge Line Inc., announced last week that he planned to retire to spend more time with his family. He will reportedly leave Jeffersonville, Ind.-based ACBL by the end of the year. Knoy made the announcement in a July 15 e-mail to employees. “I have wrestled with this…

Marine

Coast Guard seeks information on autonomous commercial vessels and vessel technologies

In the Federal Register on Tuesday, the Coast Guard published a Request for Information (RFI) regarding the introduction and development of automated and autonomous commercial vessels and vessel technologies subject to U.S. jurisdiction, on U.S.-flagged commercial vessels and in U.S. port facilities. The Coast Guard is also seeking information on barriers to the development of autonomous…

Electricity & Power

Ofgem conditionally approves 600MW Shetland transmission link

body.single-projects .post-content :not(p) img, body.single-post .post-content :not(p) img { display: none; } SSEN Transmission has received permission to construct the cable if works on a related wind farm begin soon. Credit: Mark König on Unsplash. <!– NLA0M3 Polaris Cordless Cap Lamp US $ 275.00 by Northern Light Technology Buy now FREESHIPPING SAME DAYSHIPPING –> <!–…

Building & Construction

Liebherr R 926, R 938 Excavators

Liebherr R 926 and R 938 Generation 8 crawler excavators have higher engine power and a heavier counterweight for higher bucket capacities, compared to predecessor models. A modified piece at the top of the boom leads to better performance and equipment forces with reduced operating weight of the machine. Another feature is the optimized load…

Oil & Gas

Fans for industrial boiler and burner applications

A wide range of fan product lines ideal for serving industrial boilers, gas turbine installations, and heat-recovery steam generators in combined cycle installations. The direct-drive fans include industry-standard AF line of cast aluminum medium pressure blowers, nine types of backwardly inclined fans, as well as turbo pressure blowers and industrial exhausters. Howden builds fans with…

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