Australasia

Memcor has installed a continuous microfiltration (CMF) plant to pretreat water for a reverse osmosis (RO) plant at the Bokod power station near Budapest, Hungary. Zenon Systems Kft, a Hungarian subsidiary of Zenon Environmental Inc. of Canada, supplied the RO unit.
ABB

Everyone seems to be concerned with "the customer" these days, and those at the 39th ASME International Gas Turbine & Aeroengine Congress/Users Symposium & Exposition (Turbo Expo `94) were no exception. In fact, the theme of the June Turbo Expo was "Maintain the Edge for the User."
Europe

Siemens AG has received a contract from National Power of Britain to build a 1,350-MW combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power station at Didcot in Oxforshire, England. With a thermal efficency of approximately 56 percent, this will be the largest and most efficient plant in National Power`s portfolio.
Europe

Schneider Canada Inc. has agreed to sell its subsidiary, Federal Pioneer, to Pauwels International of Belgium. Terms of the sale were not disclosed, but the sale is a result of Schneider Canada`s strategic decision to focus on the low- and medium-voltage sector of its business. Federal Pioneer is in the large power transformer business.
Europe

Darchem Engineering of Scotland has secured contracts valued at more than (US)$3.1 million for metallic foil insulation systems for nuclear power plants in Sweden. The principal order, awarded by a Framatome consortium, is for the design, manufacture, supply and installation of the insulation on three replacement steam generators at Ringhals 3. The contract is set for completion by August 1995.
ABB

POWER-GEN Europe highlighted both the potential growth in a deregulated European power industry and the possibility of conflict with environmental objectives