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Fluor Daniel has signed an agreement with the North China Electric Power Design Institute and Duke/Fluor Daniel to cooperate on power projects in China....

Black & Veach, TNB sign technical alliance for Malaysia

Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB), which is wholly owned by the government of Malaysia, and Black & Veatch, based in Kansas City, Mo., USA, have signed an alliance to provide technical support and services and undertake joint projects. The alliance will focus on TNB projects along with public and private projects in Malaysia and other countries.

Asian air pollution market expects solid growth to 2000

The air pollution market in Asia is growing faster than on any other continent, according to the McIlvaine Co., which has been compiling reports on air pollution equipment purchases. China, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan have greatly increased purchases and are expected to be ordering systems at a rate exceeding (US)$2 billion per year by the year 2000. Largest growth is expected in the purchase of gas treatment equipment, which will account for more than (US)$1 billion by the year

Joint venture establishedfor technology transfer, development in Pacific

The Electric Power Research Institute and Sargent & Lundy are working on a joint venture to provide packaged services for power plant studies and technology transfer in the Pacific Rim.

People promotions, moves, changes, appointments

The Board of Governors of the World Nuclear Fuel Market (WNFM) has elected Eckhard Strecker to chairman and Rudolph M. Grube to vice chairman for the 1994-95 term. Strecker is executive vice president, marketing, with Uranerz Exploration and Mining Ltd. and Grube is director of the Fuel Management Department of Yankee Atomic Electric Co. Other board members include Dan. M. Collier, executive director of the WNFM, George B. Assie of Cameco Corp., Francis P. Herve of Elecricité de France, Rand

Europe moving toward an open market

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

New technology helps bring electricity to developing nations

America leads the world in power transmission technology due to the development of microprocessor relays

Asia is looking at independent power to supply new capacity

With double-digit growth in electric consumption Asian countries are opening up generation to competitive independent power producers

Raytheon, Foster Wheeler land Chinese boiler contract

Raytheon Engineers & Constructors Inc. and Foster Wheeler Energy Corp. have been selected to provide a boiler island for two power plants in China in a contract valued at approximately (US)$185 million.

Westinghouse, New World Power join forces to serve renewable energy market

Westinghouse Electric Corp. and New World Power Corp. have signed an agreement forming a long-term alliance to serve the global renewable energy market. They will jointly develop, market, construct, operate and maintain, and own renewable energy power systems with three primary product offerings--utility grid connected wind farms and hydroelectric facilities to produce electricity to sell to large utilities, off-grid renewable power systems to produce electricity from integrated renewable energy

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