In its 14th edition, Transformers Magazine continues with its educational and informative content, bringing an array of articles on relevant topics that, we hope, will be of interest to all stakeholders in the industry.
South Africa, Johannesburg: Brian Molefe, the former Eskom Chief Executive, is expected to resume his position as head on Monday 15 May 2017, after Eskom decided to revoke its decision to pay him a pension pay-out, reports ESI-Africa.
From 20-22 June, Berlin will become the centre of the global transformer industry as thousands of companies gather to network, make new connections and keep up-to-date with the latest industry developments.
Canada, Toronto: Explosions from a transformer fire thundered through Toronto's financial district for hours on Monday afternoon, sending clouds of smoke in the air and forcing police to close off a section of the downtown area.
South Africa, Johannesburg: Following a rigorous procurement procedure, five mobile transformers have been successfully delivered to Eskom’s Mkondeni unit in KwaZulu-Natal last month, after almost six years.
USA, Mississippi: A North American transformer equipment services provider, Emerald Transformer, has launched a new factory in Lexington, Mississippi, adding to its four existing facilities located throughout the United States.
Intense Research has published a new research report on the global high-voltage instrument transformer market, titled “Global HV Instrument Transformer Market by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2021”.
USA, Missouri: Empire District, an electric utility company servicing Missouri, has installed two new power transformers in Ozark to increase reliability of the Ozark area’s electrical system and help prevent longer power outages.
Argentina: One of the three single-phase power transformers arrived to the Salto Grande hydropower facility as part of the upgrade project of the entire hydroelectric complex located on the Uruguay River between Concordia, Argentina and Salto, Uruguay.
USA, Washington: On 1 January 2017 Judith Marks replaced Eric Spiegel as CEO of Siemens in the U.S., who retired at the end of 2016. Effective the same date, Lisa Davis was appointed Chair and CEO of Siemens Corporation.
Russia, Siberia: Siberian Generating Company has commissioned a new 125 MVA transformer at Tom-Usinsk Power Plant as part of the project to improve the reliability of the largest power plant in Kuzbass.
Three months after ABB's Capital Markets Day took place in October and the company announced it would retain the Power Grid business, ABB’s share price has dropped against its heaviest competitors in the global market, according to the Swedish media.
Sweden, Stockholm: During the planned maintenance outage at SSAB Special Steels in Oxelösund at the beginning of December, ABB replaced the control system for the power supply of the rolling mill. However, during the planned restart, a transformer broke down.