Andritz Hydro wins hydropower station order

A consortium comprising Andritz Hydro Brasil, Andritz Hydro Inepar and IESA Projetos has received an order to supply and install the electromechanical equipment for the Batalha hydropower station from the Brazilian federal utility, Furnas Centrais Elétricas. Andritz Hydro says that the order value is approximately €44 million. The scope of supply includes two Kaplan turbines […]

Electro-Motive Diesel Awarded Contract For 25 SD70ACS Locomotives From Saudi Railway Company

Electro-Motive Diesel, Inc. (EMD) has signed a contract with the Public Investment Fund – Ministry of Finance to manufacture a quantity of 25 SD70ACS heavy haul AC diesel electric locomotives for Saudi Railway Company (SAR). These units are specifically designated for used on the North – South line. They will carry minerals on over 1482km […]

Fast-Tracking a Control System Retrofit

Upgrading a 1970s-era generator control system to new millennium technology in 12 days during a three-week shutdown would require careful planning and teamwork under any circumstances. The quick replacement of the governor and control system at the PT Inco smelter’s hydroelectric generation system is even more impressive because the facility is located in the middle […]