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11 Jun 2007 by Boeing Integrated Defense Systems
With training from Boeing [NYSE: BA] engineers and help from two robotic arms, Space Shuttle Atlantis astronauts today will install a Boeing-built truss element that will provide an extra boost of power to the International Space Station (ISS).
Part of the space station's backbone, the Starboard 3 (S3) and 4 (S4) truss element's batteries and solar arrays will ensure continuous electrical power to the outpost, even when the station is eclipsed by the Earth's shadow.
11 Jun 2007 by Whale Tankers Ltd
An innovative new sewer cleaning Jet-Vac machine with continuous water recycling makes its public debut. One of four vehicles ordered by the Anglian Water Group (AWG), the new Kaiser-Whale is set to bring anew environmental dimension to sewer maintenance operations in the Anglian Water region.
07 Jun 2007 by Faro Europe
Skar Precision Mouldings Ltd based in Hadleigh, Suffolk specialise in the manufacture of high quality thermoplastic injection mouldings, with a customer base that embraces a wide range of products. These products include medical instruments, display products, parts for televisions and lighting, pumps and air movement systems and precision mouldings for various instruments and engineering applications.
Having recently secured a large new contract with one of their existing customers Skar Precision Mouldings Ltd purchased a FARO PowerGage for their inspection department.
07 Jun 2007 by Raytheon Systems Ltd
Raytheon Company has received a $29 million contract for continued production of its ALE-50 line of towed decoys.
The award by the 542nd Combat Sustainment Group, Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, Ga., represents the 11th production lot of ALE-50 equipment ordered for the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy as part of an original contract that began in December 1996. The Lot 11 contract calls for 934 decoys for the Air Force and 335 for the Navy to be delivered through September 2009.
06 Jun 2007 by AMEC Process & Energy Ltd
AMEC, the international project management and services company, has won contracts to sample, analyse and advise on waste at three nuclear sites owned by British Nuclear Group's Magnox business in the UK.
Work has begun at the three reactor sites, which are undergoing decommissioning, at Bradwell in Essex, Trawsfynydd in North Wales and Hunterston A in Scotland with AMEC conducting detailed sampling and analysis of radioactive sludges contained in silos and waste contaminated oils.
06 Jun 2007 by Subsea 7
Acergy S.A. announced the placing of an order by Seaway Heavy Lifting, its long term Joint Venture, with the Merwede shipyard in the Netherlands to build a DP crane vessel.
The new 183 metre long monohull vessel will be fitted with a crane with a revolving lift capacity of 5,000 metric tons and Class 3 dynamic positioning. A unique feature of the vessel will be an innovative hull shape, for which a patent is pending, which will enable her to have a transit speed of 14 knots, combined with exceptional working characteristics for a monohull design.
06 Jun 2007 by Raytheon Systems Ltd
Raytheon Company and Abu Dhabi Ship Building of the United Arab Emirates have signed a contract for the sale of seven Rolling Airframe Missile Guided Missile Weapon Systems. The direct commercial sale, valued at $76.5 million, calls for the systems to be delivered starting in December 2007 and installed on six Baynunah corvettes. The agreement provides for an on-shore Rolling Airframe Missile test and training system, logistical support and other services.
06 Jun 2007 by Boeing Commercial Airplanes
Boeing Commercial Aviation Services has signed XL Airways UK Limited to the Next-Generation 737 landing gear overhaul and exchange program. By utilizing the Boeing Service Center Repair Network, customers of the program will receive support anywhere around the world. The program provides quick, reliable access to landing gear repair and replacement which can help return grounded airplanes to service as fast as possible.
06 Jun 2007 by QinetiQ Ltd
ADAC, Europe's largest motoring organisation with 15.8 million members, has placed contracts with cueSim Ltd, a subsidiary of QinetiQ, for two full flight helicopter simulators in support of air rescue services. The cueSim full flight simulators (FFS) will be used to train and check pilots for the Eurocopter EC135 and EC145 at ADAC s HEMS-Academy . HEMS-Academy is a newly established training academy for ADAC s own helicopter pilots as well as for its customers.
05 Jun 2007 by Thales Missile Electronics
Thales UK and Boeing have agreed to form an exclusive team, led by Thales UK, to jointly bid to deliver the System of Systems Integrator (SOSI) role for the planned Future Rapid Effect System (FRES) program. FRES is the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) program to provide the British Army with a network-enabled and highly deployable medium-weight armored vehicle force, which will complement the UK's existing heavy and light forces and enable the UK to rapidly project warfighting capability world-wide.
05 Jun 2007 by B/E Aerospace (UK) Ltd
B/E Aerospace, Inc. the world's leading manufacturer of aircraft cabin interior products and a leading aftermarket distributor of aerospace fasteners, today announced that it has been selected to provide main cabin retrofit and new-buy seating programs for approximately 250 aircraft for US Airways, Frontier Airlines and Malaysia-based AirAsia initially valued at more than $70 million.
05 Jun 2007 by Babcock Land Ltd. (Comms)
General Dynamics Electric Boat has received a $3.2 million contract to continue development the next phase of external electric actuators that can be used for submarine steering and diving planes. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics.
05 Jun 2007 by Raytheon Systems Ltd
Raytheon has been awarded the U.S. Navy's Multiband Terminal (NMT) contract, which has a combined value during its lifetime in excess of $1 billion for development and production.
04 Jun 2007 by Alstom Thermal Power Service Ltd
Alstom has signed a contract worth 580 million euro with the European utility E.ON for the construction of a 1,275 MW turnkey combined heat and power plant (CHP)* at the Isle of Grain in Kent, United Kingdom. In addition, Alstom has signed a long-term service agreement with E.ON for a twelve year period.
QinetiQ s polarisation technology results in £800k contract for further research into tripwire detection
04 Jun 2007 by QinetiQ Ltd
QinetiQ has won an 18 month contract worth over £800,000 from the Mobility IPT, under the FATS framework, to undertake further research into polarisation technology, particularly for man-portable devices, to assist land forces in the dismounted detection of trip and command wires to explosive devices.
01 Jun 2007 by Babcock International Group
Engineering services company Babcock has bought the Devonport submarine complex in Devon in a £350 million deal that will make it the Royal Navy's largest supplier of support services.
Babcock beat off interest from Carlyle, a private equity giant, to buy Devonport from engineering firms KBR, Weir Group and Balfour Beatty.
01 Jun 2007 by Faro Europe
Park Tool Engineering Limited in Dundee recently acquired a FARO Gage to assist in their extremely busy inspection department.
22 May 2007 by Lomond Castings Limited
Lomond Castings Ltd has opened their new Romanian manufacturing facility which is based in Brasov, Transylvania. The opening is significant as it heralds a new beginning for the UK based aluminium foundry operations of Lomond Castings and compliments the existing high tech manufacturing base in Scotland.
22 May 2007 by Sulzer (UK) Pumps Ltd
For the first quarter of 2007, Sulzer reported an order intake of CHF 1086 million, representing a high increase of 28.5% (adjusted 27.2%) or CHF 241 million above the previous year s first quarter. All four divisions showed strong double-digit growth rates. Sulzer expects further growth for the coming months, but at lower rates.
21 May 2007 by Sulzer (UK) Pumps Ltd
Sulzer Pumps (UK) Ltd has been awarded a multi million Euro order to supply 20 HPDM main pipeline pumps with electric motors rated at 14.5 MW each, 6 VCR vertical booster pumps and 11 VCR vertical loading pumps for the first phase of the strategically important Eastern Siberia To Pacific Ocean (ESPO) pipeline. This project is a key infrastructure investment by JSC 'AK 'Transneft' to transport crude oil to the Eastern markets and permit the economic development of Eastern Siberia and the Far East of Russia.
21 May 2007 by HBC Engineering Solutions Ltd
The Airfix company has been through testing trading conditions however its most recent move to team up with Hornby may well be its salvation. The products are world-wide acclaimed and as a brand they have little to prove and Airfix models are still in good demand. Hornby set a mission some 10 years ago to become the world's biggest hobby company and they have now reached their objective with some very interesting and challenging takeovers including continental takeovers of Joueffe, Ravarossi and Efficiente. They also own the booming Scalextric brand.
21 May 2007 by Alstom Thermal Power Service Ltd
14 March 2007 - Alstom, in consortium with Crowder Construction Company, has been awarded a contract by Covanta Hillsborough Inc. to supply air quality control systems for the expansion of Hillsborough County, Florida s resource recovery facility located near Tampa, Florida.
Alstom will supply a spray dryer absorber for acid gas control including sulphur dioxide and hydrochloric acid, and a fabric filter for particulate removal, in addition to associated equipment. Crowder Construction will be responsible for erection.
21 May 2007 by Bombardier Aerospace
Toronto, May 15, 2007 - Approval from Lufthansa Supervisory Board to Place Order Announced on April 17, 2007. Bombardier Aerospace announced today that Deutsche Lufthansa AG has signed a firm order for 15 CRJ900 regional jets. In a press release issued on April 17, 2007, Lufthansa confirmed that its Supervisory Board had approved the placement of this order. Lufthansa has also taken purchase rights on 15 additional aircraft.
The value of the firm orders, based on the list price of the CRJ900 aircraft, is approximately $584 million US.
21 May 2007 by Qimtek Ltd
The FT reported today that manufacturing in the UK rebounded from a weak start to the year, expanding in March at its fastest monthly pace in 10 months.
The Office for National Statistics said that manufacturing output, which makes up about 15 per cent of UK gross domestic product, rose by 0.6 per cent between February and March. This was the sharpest increase since May 2006 and was the result of an improvement across most manufacturing sectors, particularly machinery and equipment, which climbed by 1.2 per cent.
09 May 2007 by Clyde Union Pumps (part of SPX Group)
JIM McColl, the chairman and chief executive of Clyde Blowers, confirmed last night that he had completed the £45 million purchase of Weir Pumps in Glasgow.
Up to 600 jobs have been saved after one of Scotland's richest men bought the historic pump business where he started his career. Many of the Weir Pumps staff had been expecting to be made redundant within the next two years as a result of a deal with Sulzer that fell through.