Wood Group GTS to consolidate heavy frame activities in Duncan

Wood Group GTS has named its Duncan, S.C. facility as its center of excellence for heavy frame industrial gas turbine fuel nozzle and combustor repairs, including standard and Dry Low NOx (DLN) systems. The decision to consolidate heavy frame activities in Duncan follows an operational review of Wood Group GTS’ Duncan and East Windsor, Conn. service centers.

Daniel Bangs is General Manager of Doncasters Turbine Components Division

Doncasters Group recently appointed Daniel Bangs as General Manager of their Turbine Components Division’s Storms Forge and New England Airfoil Products (NEAP) operations, according to an announcement by Craig Gooding, Managing Director of the Group’s Aerospace and Turbine Components Divisions.

Good Spring natural gas power plant upgraded to 330 MW

Future Power PA Inc., a subsidiary of EmberClear Corp. has begun the process of obtaining equity financing for the 330 MW natural gas combined cycle (NGCC) electricity power plant (the Project) in Good Spring, Pennsylvania. The conclusion of the equity financing process is a necessary step towards construction and delivery of power by 2016.

The Project is being developed within the electricity market in the United States, and benefits from the expanding production and infrastructure for natural gas in the local Marcellus Shale area. 

Aggreko to supply 122 MW power to Mozambique, Namibia

Aggreko has recently signed Tri-Party Power Purchase Agreements (TPPA) with Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM), the Mozambique power utility and NamPower, the Namibian power utility, to provide 122 MW of gas-fuelled power from the Aggreko interim power plant located at Gigawatt Park at Ressano Garcia, Mozambique. 

GE’s LM2500+G4 marine gas turbine to power France's Lorraine FREMM Frigate

GE Marine has recently delivered one LM2500+G4 aeroderivative marine gas turbine to Avio SpA of Turin, Italy, a GE Marine System Supplier. The gas turbine will power the French Navy's eighth FREMM frigate Lorraine.

CECO Environmental acquires Aarding Thermal Acoustics

CECO Environmental, specializing in air pollution control systems, product recovery and filtration technology, recently announced the acquisition of Aarding Thermal Acoustics, which focuses on natural gas turbine exhaust systems and silencer applications.

CMI Energy and L&T to supply HRSGs below 80 MW to South East Asia, Middle East

CMI Energy and its Indian licensee, Larsen & Toubro (L&T) signed an agreement recently for extension of L&T’s license territory to manufacture and supply small Heat Recovery Steam Generators (HRSGs) installed behind gas turbines below 80 MW to South East Asia and the Middle East.

Rolls-Royce wins US $40m contract to power Turkmenistan-China natural gas pipeline

Rolls-Royce has been awarded a US$40 million contract to supply equipment and related services to power the flow of natural gas through the Uzbekistan section of the Turkmenistan-China natural gas pipeline. Rolls-Royce will supply Asia Trans Gas (ATG LLC), a joint venture between Uzbekistan's Uzbekneftegaz and China’s National Petroleum Corporation, three RB211 gas turbine driven pipeline compressor units for operation at a compressor station on the 530 km Uzbekistan section of the 1,830 km Turkmenistan-China natural gas

Magnetic bearings for large clearances

Calnetix Technologies, which develops and manufactures high-speed permanent magnet motor generators, power electronics and magnetic bearings for a variety of applications and industries, recently received a patent on the company's radial magnetic bearing invention. It is the fifth patent spearheaded by Principal Research Engineer Alexei Filatov.

Ansaldo Energia bags new contracts for EUR 390m in Tunisia, Russia

Ansaldo Energia has recently been awarded new orders in Tunisia and Russia for a total value of approximately EUR 390 million. The company, in a consortium with the Canadian SNC-Lavalin, was awarded contracts by Société Tunisienne de l'Élecriticité et du Gaz (STEG).


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