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Tohoku Electric?s 1,000 MW, coal-fired Haramachi Power Station Unit 1 in...

Tohoku Electric?s 1,000 MW, coal-fired Haramachi Power Station Unit 1 in Fukushima prefecture achieved commercial startup this summer, culminating 17 years of planning and construction. Unit 2 is scheduled for completion in July 1998.

A consortium of Tomen Corp., Imatram Voima Oy and Saha Union...

A consortium of Tomen Corp., Imatram Voima Oy and Saha Union Plc. is investing in a (US)$1.2 billion joint venture project, building the 1,400 MW coal-fired Hin Krut power plant in Bangkok.

Magnetic field meters

A new range of handheld, battery-operated magnetic field meters (FM-1) from Osprey is designed to measure 50 and 60 Hz fields, making them accurate to within + 5 percent. With a wide range of measurements from 100 nanotesla to 1.999 millitesla, they cover the public and occupational exposure limits set out in the European Union`s interim guidelines. Features include a hold reading facility for unsighted measurements, automatic power off and a long battery life.

Nuovo Pignone received more than (US)$520 million in orders for gas...

Nuovo Pignone received more than (US)$520 million in orders for gas turbines and other equipment globally in the first quarter of 1997.

Kvaerner Pulping Power Division has announced several orders for CFB boilers...

Kvaerner Pulping Power Division has announced several orders for CFB boilers worth more than (US)$206 million.

Coastal Corp. has announced completion of acquisition and related construction financing...

Coastal Corp. has announced completion of acquisition and related construction financing of a project to build, own and operate a 125 MW fuel oil-fired power plant near the city of Sheikhupura, 40 miles west of Lahore in Pakistan?s Punjab province.

Engineering literature

Three engineering handbooks under the title "Magnetic Field Management for Overhead Transmission Lines" are available. These handbooks provide information on common magnetic field management applications. The first handbook, "A Primer," brings together much of the materials on transmission line magnetic fields developed over the past decade. The handbook provides an overview of magnetic field fundamentals and characterizes fields from overhead transmission lines, covering such topics as spatial

Oil testing systems

A UK company recently entered the power field by introducing the Kittiwake Diesel Power Station Oil Test Laboratory in response to demands from the international power generation industry for an effective method of monitoring fuel and lubricant quality in the field. The laboratory is a complete microprocessor-based test facility, providing laboratory-standard results on fuels and lubricants for power stations using diesel generation systems.

Coastal Corp. has announced the acquisition and related construction financing of...

Coastal Corp. has announced the acquisition and related construction financing of a project to build, own and operate a 125 MW fuel oil-fired power plant in Pakistan?s Punjab province.

IVO Generation Services Ltd. has announced two contracts to operate and...

IVO Generation Services Ltd. has announced two contracts to operate and maintain the Sibolga 220 MW coal-fired power plant and a 110 MW coal-fired power plant under construction on Sulawesi Island. Both Indonesian plants are scheduled to go on line in 2000. They are being constructed by Daelim Industrial Co.

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