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AEI Cables’ provides cables for UK warship

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18 Aug 2017
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UK based cable supplier AEI Cables supplied the cables for the Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carrier, the biggest warship ever to be built in the UK.

LS Cable gets Qatar HV supply contract

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16 Aug 2017
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South Korea's LS Cable said that it signed a deal worth a total of WON 211 billion ($185 million) with Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (Kahramaa) to supply 132kV, 220kV and 400kV underground cables.

Emera makes formal proposal for Atlantic Link

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16 Aug 2017
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Canadian energy and services company, Emera, has formally proposed construction of the Atlantic Link project, a new 1,000 MW subsea transmission line directly connecting Atlantic Canada to the Boston load centre in Massachusetts, US.

TuNur files for 4.5GW solar export project

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16 Aug 2017
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UK-based TuNur has filed a request for authorization with the Tunisian Ministry of Energy, Mines and Renewable Energy for a 4.5 GW solar export project. The project proposes three HVDC cables that would allow for energy to be exported to Europe from Tunisia.

Chile’s Austral project gets bids for subsea section

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11 Aug 2017
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Subtel (Subsecretaría de Telecomunicaciones), Chile's telecommunications regulator, said that the Fibra Optica Austral project has finally received a number of bids for the submarine section of the project.

TBEA bids for CASA-1000 transmission line

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11 Aug 2017
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China's Tebian Electric Apparatus (TBEA) is reportedly the only Chinese company to bid for the Central-Asia-South-Asia Power Transmission Project, also called CASA-1000. It is unclear if there were any other bids from international companies, but a number of undisclosed Indian firms are understood to also have shown an interest.

Leoni improves 25-Gbps range on copper cables

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11 Aug 2017
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Germany's Leoni said that new production technology has improved the signal integrity of its ParaLink product line.

Nexans installs first segment of NordLink interconnector

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11 Aug 2017
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France's Nexans said it has installed the first segment of the NordLink interconnector using its cable laying vessel, the C/S Nexans Skagerrak in Vollesfjorden, Norway.

CommScope completes Cable Exchange purchase

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11 Aug 2017
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The US' CommScope, has completed its acquisition of Cable Exchange, a privately-held, quick-turn supplier of fibre optic and copper assemblies for data, voice and video communications.

ABB strengthen Iraq power infrastructure

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11 Aug 2017
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Switzerland's ABB has won an order to supply and install a substation at the 3,000 MW Rumaila power plant, located in the Basra region of southern Iraq.