Yemeni Tender for 305km Transmission-...

by wirelinks on 04/10/2012 - 05:22 pm
Tag: Projects

The Public Electricity Corporation (PEC) of Yemen is calling for international contractors to bid for a major transmission-line project.


Tender No. 47/2010 stipulates a 132kV, 305km-long transmission line from Dhamar to Aden. The project has received financing from the Abu Dhabi Development Fund. The 27-month contract comprises design, manufacture, supply, installation, testing and commissioning.



The individual sections for the 132kV double-circuit overhead line are:  Dhamar to Suhban, 87km - Suhban to Haoban, 53km Haoban to Al Arish, 143km - Al Arish, 7km Mansoura, 8km.



The project includes the connection of line sections and points with n ...

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Cascade Steel Increases Sales and Ove...

by wirelinks on 04/08/2012 - 04:54 pm
Tag: Press Release

Schnitzer Steel's steelmaking segment, Cascade Steel, saw its fiscal second quarter revenues climb 21% higher year-over-year, despite continued lackluster demand for rebar and wire rod on the US West Coast.



Schnitzer Steel CEO Tamara Lundgren said Thursday during the company's earnings call that the short-term extension of the federal highway bill suggests demand isn't expected to pick up anytime soon. ”(W)e're not seeing any change in demand, assales prices and utilization remain flat,”  she said.



In fiscal Q2 ended February 29, Cascade Steel reported revenues of $84.5 million, compared with $70 million in fiscal 2011'sQ2. Quarterly shipmen ...

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SEA Wire and Cable Wins Boeing Suppli...

by wirelinks on 04/03/2012 - 05:00 pm
Tag: Press Release

SEA Wire and Cable, Inc.  announced that it has received a 2011 Boeing Performance Excellence Award. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superiorperformance.



SEA Wire and Cable reportedly maintained the aerospace manufacturer's Silver composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period, from October 1, 2010, to September 30, 2011. This year, Boeing recognized 529 suppliers who achieved either a Gold or Silver level Boeing Performance Excellence Award. SEA Wire and Cable notes that it is one of only 407 suppliers to receive the Silver level of recognition.



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Jianbang Group to Commission New Wire...

by wirelinks on 04/02/2012 - 05:05 pm
Tag: Projects

Shanxi Province-based Chinese steelmaker Jianbang Group has announced that it has carried out a hot run test run on wire rod production line B of its twin-line high-speed wire rod project which has a total designed annual output capacity of 1.8 million mt. Meawhile, it is expected that Jianbang Group will carry out a hot run test on wire rod production line A of the project on April 28.


Furthermore, drying of the 1,860 cubic meter blast furnace built within the scope of the project commenced on March 20 and is expected to be completed by April 28. The commissioning of the overall project is due to take place on May 8.