Cone valve needed for Summersville Dam

28 March 2015

The US Army Corps of Engineers has issued a new call/tender for bids to supply a fixed cone valve to Summersville Dam on the Gauley River in West Virginia. All bids are requested by April 9, 2015.
Summersville is the second tallest dam east of the Mississippi River and was completed by the Corps in 1966 for flood control recreation and flow augmentation.... Read more...

Subsea sector reacts positively to UK budget

27 March 2015

Subsea UK, the body that champions the UK’s subsea industry, has welcomed the measures presented in this year's UK budget. The subsea industry generates annual revenues of GBP 9B and supports around 55,000 jobs across the country.

Bill Edgar, chairperson of Subsea UK, said: "All the measures combined are welcome, particularly the reduction in petroleum revenue tax.... Read more...

AREVA to fabricate reactor vessel head replacement

27 March 2015

AREVA has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract to fabricate and deliver a replacement reactor vessel head to a US utility. As part of this contract, AREVA will also supply control rod drive mechanisms.

The equipment, which has been designed and manufactured by the AREVA teams in Lynchburg, Virginia, and the facilities in Saint-Marcel, Le Creusot, and Jeumont France, will be delivered to the United States in the Spring of 2018.... Read more...

Duplex VOD X-eed unit in operation at Fuxin

27 March 2015

After the successful start-up of the stainless steel melt shop of Fujian Fuxin Special Steel (part of Formosa Plastics Corporation) in Zhangzhou, China, by the SMS group in 2014, last month the Duplex VOD X-eed unit supplied by SMS Mevac, Germany, was put into operation.... Read more...

Private equity firm buys aerospace valve company

27 March 2015

A private equity firm that began a strategy three years ago to buy small aerospace component firms has bought a second Connecticut factory.
The manufacturing conglomerate, the Loar Group, has purchased Gar Kenyon, a 60-year-old aerospace valve business located in Naugatuck, Connecticut.... Read more...

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