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ARCADIS manages new port for Aqaba


Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Thursday, March 21, 2013 — ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the leading pure play global engineering and consultancy firm, has won a contract with Aqaba Development Corporation in Jordan for providing construction management services and design reviews for their "Aqaba New Port Project". ARCADIS works in a joint venture with the local company Dar Al Handasah. Financials details were not disclosed. The Aqaba New Port Project is one of the most important projects within the Hasehmite Kingdom of Jordan, aiming at turnin... Read More »

ARCADIS to perform project and construction management services for Rio 2016 Olympic Games


Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Monday, March 11, 2013 — ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the leading pure play global engineering and consultancy firm, today announced that its Brazilian subsidiary, ARCADIS Logos, as part of a consortium, was selected by RioUrbe and Empresa Olímpica Municipal (EOM) to perform project and construction management services for the implementation of the Olympic Park and Village for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The project is part of a series of infrastructure projects that Rio de Janeiro is conducting to successfully host su... Read More »

New leadership appointment at ARCADIS


ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the leading pure play global engineering and consultancy firm, today announced it has appointed Eleanor Allen as its new Global Director for Water. Eleanor joins ARCADIS on May 06th and succeeds Bill Dee, who announced his retirement earlier this year. Eleanor will also become a member of the ARCADIS Senior Management Committee. Eleanor was previously Director of Water for Latin America at CH2M HILL and has extensive experience within the water sector. Commenting on Eleanor's appointment, Neil McArthur, ARCADIS CEO... Read More »

GE Successfully Trials Breakthrough High Temperature Superconducting Technology for Next Generation Power Generation


"Hydrogenie" compact power generation technology tested in Rugby, England, runs at 50 Kelvin GE's Superconductive technology research offers significant advantages in efficiency as well as size, mass and weight reductions compared with conventional machines Impact on production of energy from alternative energy sources could be substantial The company has successfully completed trials of Hydrogenie, a power generator incorporating ground breaking technologies that enable highly efficient production of electricity in a small space. Hydrog... Read More »

GE to Upgrade US Navy Ship, Saving Money and Increasing Efficiency


PARIS—April 18, 2013—In efforts to extend ship life, increase capability and assure critical operations, the U.S. Navy is refitting its USS Mount Whitney Blue Ridge class command ship. GE’s Power Conversion business (NYSE: GE) has signed a contract worth US$14 million if all options are exercised with Military Sealift Command (MSC) for this three-year, large electrical refit project, which will be one of the largest MSC has ever completed of this type as well as GE Power Conversion’s largest electrical refit project for the U.S. Navy. This proj... Read More »

Songwon appoints Shunichi Watanabe as Executive Vice President of Operations for Japan


Ulsan, Korea – April 18, 2013 – Songwon (, the second largest manufacturer of polymer stabilizers in the world, and a leading global supplier of additives and other chemicals to the plastic industry, has appointed Shunichi (Shun) Watanabe as their new Executive Vice President (EVP) of Operations for Japan as of April 1st 2013. Shun has almost 30 years of experience in the chemical industry, working for a number of international corporations in Japan as well as overseas where he has held leadership roles in general management, sa... Read More »

Songwon appoints Thomas Schmutz as Director of Global Technical Service


Thomas will be responsible for leading the Technical Service Team, providing technical direction for our entire product range – antioxidants, light stabilizers, acid scavengers, PVC stabilizers, tin intermediates, plasticizers, lubricants, surface coating agents, polyurethanes, alkylphenols, biphenols and flocculants - and supporting the commercial organization in implementing value propositions and new product introductions. This global role will also encompass understanding customers’ needs, both from existing key customers and/or new custome... Read More »

Songwon Additive Technologies Americas to start up OPS plant in Houston, USA in April 2013


The Houston plant is part of Songwon’s global OPS strategy being driven by a Joint Venture between Songwon Industrial Group (, Pan Gulf Holding Company of Saudi Arabia and Polysys Industries of Abu Dhabi, for the manufacture and sale of Songnox® OPS (One Pack Systems). OPS products combine a range of additives into one dust-free pellet form and offer a number of significant advantages to molders and compounders of thermoplastic materials. Songwon Additive Technologies AG and Polysys Industries have already announced that they... Read More »

GE Power Conversion Presents Advanced Electrification Solutions for Gas Liquefaction at LNG 17


PARIS—April 16, 2013—GE’s Power Conversion business (NYSE: GE) will demonstrate its complete electrical portfolio for high requirement applications at LNG 17, the 17th  Annual Conference and Exhibition on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), running from April 16 – 19 in Houston, Texas, booth 955 in Hall C. GE Power Conversion can provide the complete electrification solution for the LNG plant process. With extensive expertise in electrification and knowledge of LNG processes, its engineers have developed high-reliability systems and strong capabili... Read More »

GE’s Power Conversion Business Signs $80 Million in Additional Contracts for Electric Power and Propulsion Systems of LNG Carriers and FSRU


GE's Induction-Based Propulsion Motor Technology Is More Reliable, Helps Reduce Maintenance Costs and Improve Service Life Orders for Electric Propulsion Systems on 31 Vessels Recently Signed, Representing a Total Value of Contracts around $80 Million in the Las Six Months Alone Recent Contracts Awarded by Hyundai Heavy Industries and DSME Shipbuilders Demonstrate the Success of GE's Innovative Power and Propulsion Technology PARIS - April 17, 2013 - GE’s Power Conversion business (NYSE: GE) announced today it has been awarded new contra... Read More »

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