Aker Solutions Wins Umbilical Contract in West Africa
Electric Wire, Cable and Cable Assemblies

Aker Solutions Wins Umbilical Contract in West Africa

Aker Solutions has been awarded a contract from Technip to deliver umbilicals for the Girassol Resources Initiative (GirRI) phase 2 development off the coast of Angola. Contract value is undisclosed. Aker Solutions will deliver two dynamic power and control steel tube umbilicals, one dynamic power cable and ancillary equipment. GirRI is located in Angola's Block 17, 210 kilometres west of Luanda....

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Virtek Demonstrating LaserQC Rapid Inspection System and Iris Spatial Positioning System at Control Stuttgart
Inspection Equipment

Virtek Demonstrating LaserQC Rapid Inspection System and Iris Spatial Positioning System at Control Stuttgart

The world's leading trade fair for quality assurance will be held May 14 through 17 at the Stuttgart Exhibition Centre. WATERLOO, Ontario - Virtek Vision International announced today their participation at Control taking place May 14 through 17 at the Stuttgart Exhibition Centre in Germany. In hall 7, stand 7126 Virtek will perform live demonstrations of its LaserQC® Rapid Inspection...

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Cranes

Trimble and Manitowoc Introduce a New Generation of Collision Avoidance Systems for Cranes

Innovation, Technology and Domain Experience Transform the Lifting Industry MUNICH – Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) and Manitowoc Cranes introduced today Manitowoc Falcon - a new generation of collision avoidance solution for cranes. Manitowoc Falcon combines precision GNSS with collision avoidance technology to provide real time, centimeter-level positioning for multiple cranes working on a...

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ABB to Deliver the World's Largest Hoisting Systems for Potash Project in Canada
Hoists

ABB to Deliver the World's Largest Hoisting Systems for Potash Project in Canada

New mine hoist technology for BHP Billiton’s Jansen potash project Baden, Switzerland– ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has been selected by BHP Billiton to supply mine hoisting systems for the Jansen Potash Project, located 130 kilometers east of Saskatoon, in the Province of Saskatchewan, Canada. The contract includes the overall design, manufacturing, supply and...

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Robots

CIVCO to Feature New trUpoint ARCH SRS/SRT System at the 2nd ESTRO Forum 2013

CORALVILLE, IowaÂ- – CIVCO Medical Solutions, the leading provider of comprehensive motion management solutions, will showcase trUpoint ARCH™, a new stereotactic radiosurgery solution, Protura™ Robotic Patient Positioning System, and the Universal Couchtop™ Long Extension, along with other disease site solutions at the 2nd ESTRO Forum, booth #5200 in Geneva, Switzerland, 19-23 April...

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Spectro Inc. Wins U.S. Patent on Flip-Top Sample Head for Spectroscopic Analyzers
Spectrometers

Spectro Inc. Wins U.S. Patent on Flip-Top Sample Head for Spectroscopic Analyzers

CHELMSFORD, MA – Spectro Inc., a global supplier of oil and fuel analysis instruments to industry and the military, has been awarded a U.S. patent for an innovative flip- top sample head for infrared spectrometers used in fluids analysis. Compared to conventional flow-through cells, the patented head's flip-top cell improves convenience and efficiency while enabling rapid, precise, quantitative...

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Challenge Met to Make Stainless Steel Reel for Tough Offshore Role
Offshore Equipment

Challenge Met to Make Stainless Steel Reel for Tough Offshore Role

Challenge met to make stainless steel reel for tough offshore role Australian reel designer and manufacturer ReCoila attributes its outstanding engineering skills as one of the major reasons it was headhunted to find a solution for a major global exploration company in the offshore energy sector. With rugged, unpredictable working conditions and corrosive operating environments amongst the...

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Oil and Gas Field Equipment

Aker Solutions Receives Second Call-Off from Petrobras

Aker Solutions has received a second call-off order from Petrobras for the delivery of subsea equipment for the SapinhoÃ-¡ and Lula Nordeste pre-salt field developments in Brazil. The contract is a call-off from a frame agreement signed in April 2010. The contract value is undisclosed. Scope of work includes 20 well-sets with vertical subsea trees, subsea control systems, tools and spares...

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Wellheads

Aker Solutions Awarded Frame Agreement with Petrobras

Aker Solutions has entered a frame agreement with Petrobras to provide subsea equipment for the oil company's deepwater pre-salt field developments in Brazil. The contract value is approximately NOK 4.6 billion (USD 800 million). The scope of work is for 60 well-sets with vertical subsea trees, subsea control systems, tools and spares within the 2014-2018 period. Aker Solutions is honoured to...

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