Archive | June, 2008

JAPAN: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries receives orders for gas-turbine power plants from China and Korea

for blast-furnace-gas (BFG) fired gas turbine combined-cycle (GTCC) power generation plants from China and Korea. The two purchases will contribute to better air quality in the two countries. Qian’an Iron and Steel Works, part of Chinese steelmaker Shougang Group, has ordered a 150 megawatt (MW) plant while Korea’s largest independent power producer, POSCO Power Corp, […]

Continue Reading 0

KAZAKHSTAN: World Bank to jointly finance $2.5 billion upgrade of trade route

road project with Kazakhstan to upgrade the trade route linking Asian countries with Russia and Europe. The project is expected to boost Kazakhstan’s competitiveness and to bring significant economic benefits to the country and the broader Central Asia region. The World Bank is expected to finance and rehabilitate a 1,025 km stretch of road between […]

Continue Reading 0

MARKET: Biomass projects to be worth $1.5 billion by 2012, says US-based consultant

market by 2012, said US-based information provider for the global forest products industry. In its ‘International Woodfiber Report (IWR)’, RISI said the market’s explosive growth is not only due to multi-billion investments from private equity firms and Fortune 500 corporations but is also a result of numerous legislative initiatives including the new Farm Bill. The […]

Continue Reading 0

NEW ZEALAND: National air carrier joins newly formed Algal Biomass Organisation (ABO)

which include Continental and Virgin Atlantic Airways LLC, in the newly formed Algal Biomass Organisation (ABO). They will be the first wave of aviation-related members to join the organisation along with biofuel technology developer UOP LLC. The airlines together with Boeing, which co-chairs the ABO, are advocating the development of new generations of fuel sources […]

Continue Reading 0

JAPAN: IBM and Tokyo Ohka Kogyo co-operate on thin film development for solar energy products

are collaborating to develop new, low-cost methods for bringing the next generation of solar energy products to market. The companies said the new products will be more affordable and easier to install than those available today. Specifically, TOK and IBM have agreed to jointly develop processes, materials, and equipment suitable for the production of copper-indium-gallium-selenide […]

Continue Reading 0

QATAR: GE Energy lands multi-million-dollar agreement to service RasGas LNG and gas complex

agreement with Qatar’s RasGas Company Limited covering two liquefied natural gas (LNG) trains and Al-Khaleej Gas (AKG) Plant-2 at RasGas’ complex in Ras Laffan Industrial City in Qatar. The project supports Qatar’s strategy to become the world’s leading supplier of LNG.   An LNG train is a chain of equipment, including a gas turbine, which […]

Continue Reading 0

Developed by Bowtie