Tag: belgium

Seamade substation leaves for Rotterdam

Belgium: The first offshore substation transition piece and J-tube cage for the 487 MW Seamade offshore wind farm off Belgium are being transported to the Sif terminal in Rotterdam in the Netherlands ahead of installation.

Siemens wins HVDC contract for European interconnector

Belgium and Germany: The German Transmission System Operator Amprion and the Belgian Transmission System Operator Elia have signed a contract with Siemens for the delivery of the two high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) converter stations for the first electricity interconnector between Germany and Belgium.

How will Brexit affect UK and EU steel industry?

Belgium, Brussels: As the United Kingdom decided to leave the European Union in a national referendum, European Steel Association warns that Brexit might represent another blow to the UK steel industry, its value chains and the wider economy, and have far reaching effects on the European steel sector.

China called on to join global discussions on overcapacity

Belgium, Brussels: Following the meeting of high-level representatives from governments around the world, along with representatives from the global steel industry, held in Brussels on 18 April, the governments of Canada, the European Union, Japan, Mexico, the Republic of Korea, Switzerland, Turkey and the United States issued a significant statement noting two relevant issues.

Steel world met in Brussels to address overcapacity

Belgium, Brussels: Representatives from around 30 countries including China, Japan, Germany, India, the U.K. and the U.S. met with World Trade Organization, World Steel Association, and Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) representatives in Brussels to seek possible solutions to the huge overcapacity that fuels the steel crisis.

OMICRON monitoring solution selected for Belgian cable project

Elia, the power transmission system operator in Belgium, has selected a permanent on-line partial discharge (PD) cable monitoring system from OMICRON for its Stevin project. This project is a major undertaking by Elia to reinforce the high-voltage (HV) power grid in Belgium’s Flanders region. Installation of the OMICRON cable monitoring system will start in the spring of 2016.

Eurofer urges EU leaders to save European steel industry

Belgium, Brussels: As the European Commission launched a Communication on Steel - Preserving Sustainable Jobs and Growth in Europe, the European Council met to discuss jobs, growth and competitiveness.

US re-establishes level playing field for domestic steel industry

Belgium, Brussels: The United States has applied a preliminary anti-dumping duty to Cold Rolled Coil (CRC) steel from the People’s Republic of China of up to 265.79% in response to the uncontrolled rise of dumped products from the country, announced EUROFER.

Transformer contract for HVDC Nemo Link awarded

Siemens has announced it won a contract for the supply of eight converter transformers for the Nemo Link project, a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system connecting Belgium and Great Britain.Siemens has announced it won a contract for the supply of eight converter transformers for the Nemo Link project, a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system connecting Belgium and Great Britain.

EU ministers worry over Chinese steel dumping

Belgium, Brussels: Some of EU trade ministers who met in Brussels on Monday 29 February to discuss steel trade anti-dumping measures believe the EU needs to tighten up its anti-dumping rules to protect its steel industry from cheaper Chinese imports.

EU ministers meet to discuss anti-dumping measures

Belgium, Brussels: Today at the Competitiveness Council in Brussels, EU industry ministers from across Europe will discuss actions to actively support the European steel industry to enable the sector to compete on a fair and level playing field within the global market.

Thousands join steel-led EU industry protest in Brussels

Belgium, Brussels: European Union industries led by the steel sector organized a march in Brussels to warn about job losses from Chinese competition, looking to persuade EU policy makers to retain a full arsenal of import tariffs.

Import duties for Russian & Chinese non-stainless steels

Belgium, Brussels: The European Commission has imposed provisional anti-dumping duties on the import of Russian and Chinese non-stainless steels after it found that imports from the two countries unfairly undercut producers in Europe such as ArcelorMittal and ThyssenKrupp AG, states the Official Journal.