Month: April 2022

Volkswagen Group and bp launch strategic partnership to rapidly roll-out EV fast charging in Europe

Volkswagen and bp have launched their strategic partnership that will boost the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) across Europe, unveiling the first charger in Dusseldorf, Germany. The partnership brings together two of the leading global players in e-mobility who aim to transform access to EV charging in key European markets by rapidly building a fast1 …

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World-first electric-powered heavy transport completed

Mammoet has achieved a major milestone in the development of sustainable heavy lifting and transport – undertaking the replacement of a production vessel at a chemical plant in the Netherlands using purely electric power.   The Shell facility produces feedstock for a range of everyday applications including medical equipment, car components and cellphones. When a key …

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100th Metso Outotec Anode Casting Shop to be installed at PT Smelting’s Gresik copper smelter in Indonesia

Metso Outotec will deliver its 100th Anode Casting Shop to PT Smelting’s (PTS) copper smelter in Gresik, East Java, in Indonesia. Metso Outotec has been a frontrunner in the development of anode casting technology for several decades. Today, most of the world’s copper anodes are produced with Metso Outotec’s proprietary anode casting technology. “The Gresik …

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East of England a “key hub for renewable energy”, says global leader in energy consulting and engineering

The need to produce clean energy closer to home is sharper than ever; a need that is clearly recognised within the government’s recently revealed energy security strategy. With ambitious plans for faster expansion of nuclear, wind, solar, and hydrogen, the East of England is an ideal candidate to lead the energy transition in the UK. …

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Intelligent electric actuators provide flow control at South Korean chemical plant

Over a 100 multi-turn and part-turn intelligent electric actuators have been installed at a new petrochemical site in Daesan, South Korea. The IQ actuators will provide flow control at the plant which produces ethylene, polyethylene and propylene. The project is a joint one between Hyundai Oilbank and Lotte Chemical. It is found 50 miles southwest …

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Okuma is developing new CNC lathe VT1000EX for heavy duty machining

Okuma is introducing the new model VT1000EX onto the market, a vertical CNC lathe which meets special customer requirements thanks to its really impressive machining performance. The model facilitates processing materials that are particularly hard to machine and is impressive with its extraordinary stability in long-term operation. In addition to that, reduced cycle times ensure …

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World’s First Antiviral Antibacterial System for Cassette Air Conditioning Units

Integrating an air purifier directly into the air conditioner is a fast an effective way to provide healthy, clean and virus-free air, essential to improve the people’s well-being indoors – whether in the work environment, in public areas, or at home. AiroDoctor® V10P-AC, the world’s first air purification kit for cassette AC units, makes it …

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Yorkshire’s Own Green Electric Revolution

Leading Sheffield based green tech company Magnomatics attended the Driving the Electric Revolution (DER) Engage with LIVE! event at the Octagon at the University of Sheffield and displayed a 500kW direct drive generator for offshore. An apt tribute to an exciting new and novel technology invented at the University. The 17-tonne generator was recently re-tested …

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