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Sidrive IQ digital platform: Optimised performance into the megawatt range

Sidrive IQ, digital platform, optimised performance, megawatt range

Sidrive IQ from Siemens provides a digital platform enabling the evaluation and utilisation of data gathered from drive systems. On the basis of networked drive systems from Siemens, this cloud-based application is now also available for motors and converters in the medium and high-voltage range. This opens up an array of benefits for plant and …

Editor’s pickSingapore: Ricoh’s annual Eco Action Day campaign sees 315 trees planted in Sentosa


Ricoh Asia Pacific, a Japanese multinational imaging and electronics company, brought together corporate and government leaders to plant 315 tree saplings at Fort Siloso in Sentosa, Singapore, as part of Ricoh’s 2018 Eco Action Day campaign. Each sapling planted matches a corporate pledge received during the 2018 campaign. Campaign partners …

Hundreds of supporters celebrate groundbreaking of Sterling Natural Resource Centre

Supporters, celebration, groundbreaking, Sterling Natural Resource Centre

On October 20, more than 300 local officials and community members joined East Valley Water District (EVWD) to celebrate the groundbreaking of the Sterling Natural Resource Centre (SNRC), a state-of-the-art wastewater treatment facility in Highland, California, United States (U.S.) on the corner of N Del Rosa and 6th Street. Permitting and …

Safer, more efficient, and more environmentally-friendly brine purification from LANXESS

LANXESS, brine purification, safe, efficient, environmentally-friendly

The chelating resins in the Lewatit MDS (Mono Dispers Small) range have a 40 per cent smaller bead diameter than the monodisperse resin types previously offered. The finely dispersed products are characterised by improved kinetics, a higher degree of regeneration and a significantly increased total and usable capacity, especially for alkaline …

Editor’s pickNew open applications advance comprehensive modelling environment for multidiscipline collaborations

Bentley Systems, open applications advance comprehensive modelling environment, multidiscipline collaborations

OpenBridge Designer integrates modelling capabilities and analysis and design features of to meet the design and construction needs of both concrete and steel bridges Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, recently …

MANN+HUMMEL appoints new chief executive officer


The Board of Directors of MANN+HUMMEL have announced the appointment of Werner Lieberherr as new Chief Executive Officer. He will begin his new role effective immediately. Since 2010, Lieberherr was president & chief executive officer of the publicly traded company B/E Aerospace, Inc. (NASDAQ: BEAV). Following the acquisition of B/E Aerospace …

KSB’s vertical turbine pumps extend product range

KSB, vertical turbine pump

Various designs of the B Pump series are on offer, enabling an above-floor or underfloor discharge. Image credited to KSB The KSB Group has extended its portfolio offered worldwide by adding a comprehensive programme of vertical turbine pumps. The new B Pumps are multistage vertical turbine pumps with a submerged hydraulic system. The pump sets …