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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.