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The latest engineering and technology news from the companies who are making a difference to our world as we know it.

Hong Kong tram celebrates 110 years
The Hong Kong Tramway, operated since April 2009 by the RATPDev Transdev Asia joint venture, Hong Kong Tramways, is celebrating its 110th anniversary.

New Food and Beverage Processing Brochure from SPX
SPX has released a new brochure overviewing its extensive offerings for food and beverage processing applications. SPX products and services are specifically designed to address the pain points of equipment and procedural changes the food and beverage industry undergoes – changes which are driven by advancements in technology; changes to product categories; new environmental, health and safety requirements (EHS), and adjustments to operating principles.

RATP Dev to guide the Club des Chefs des Chefs
RATP Dev is delighted to provide the silver New Routemaster to the “Club des Chefs des Chefs” annual assembly, which began in London on July 19th 2014 and will last 6 days.

SPX Flow Power & Energy ClydeUnion Pumps Recognised for its Excellence in Supply to the Nuclear Industry
SPX Flow Power & Energy ClydeUnion Pumps’ (CUP) manufacturing facilities in Glasgow and Annecy have been awarded “A” Grade supplier designation by China Nuclear Power Engineering Company (CNPEC) in recognition of their high quality design, manufacturing, service and support.

A unique helicopter system that can ‘catch’ live high-voltage wires, allowing National Grid to carry out repairs and maintenance without affecting power supplies has been unveiled by Bond Helicopters Europe (Bond).

P2’s IDEAS Comes to West Africa
P2’s IDEAS accounting software continues to expand into new upstream oil and gas markets, with news of a new contract with Cote d’Ivoire’s state oil and gas corporation. P2 has secured a contract with Petroci ci-11 Ltd for the implementation of IDEAS at its offices in Abidjan.

ASAL and SSTL enter a new collaboration for Alsat-1B
The Algerian Space Agency (ASAL) and Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) have signed a contract to build the Alsat-1B Earth Observation satellite in combination with a comprehensive training and development programme.

MOL Group’s Integrated Annual Report among the Best Globally
- MOL Group’s Annual Report 2013 became the seventh in the Best Integrated Report category on the ranking list of CR Reporting Award. - Each year 7000 reports are uploaded to, out of which the award contest has 178 entries across the 9 categories. - The report presents the financial results and the sustainability performance of the company in one comprehensive report.

SSTL announces the successful launch of UK in-orbit demonstrator satellite, TechDemoSat-1
Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) today announced the successful launch of TechDemoSat-1, an in-orbit technology demonstration mission for innovative UK spacecraft equipment and software. The spacecraft was launched into 635km sun-synchronous orbit on board a Soyuz-2 launch vehicle with a Fregat upper stage from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 15:58:28 UTC yesterday, 8 July 2014.

How much money is your company throwing down the energy drain?
Energy. It’s something no organisation can function without. Knowing this, why don’t we take better care of our energy and how it is used? Putting a stop to wasted energy could help a business of any size save money.

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