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Morgan Schaffer to open its first subsidiary in USA

Canada, Montreal: Technological Montreal company, Morgan Schaffer is growing so fast in the global market for large high voltage electrical transformers that it will soon have its first subsidiary south of the border, writes La Presse.

ANDE launches tenders for construction of new power station

Paraguay, Mariano Roque Alonso: The National Electricity Administration (ANDE) is to launch an invitation to tender for the construction of a new power substation in the city of Mariano Roque Alonso. The bidding process to supply power transformers is scheduled for the 12th March 2014, writes ABC Color.

Driver gets fined $ 40,000 and nearly losses power transformer load

USA, Washington, Skagit County: A truck driver, hauling a power transformer, broke down on his way from Texas to Canada. The state patrol found him on a Skagit country road and found out his directions were illegal. The driver nearly lost his load on a local bridge which almost collapsed, according to Kiro 7.

RInfra awarded world ISO certification

India, Mumbai: Reliance Infrastructure announced that it has been certified with the ISO 55001:2014 Asset Management Standards. The scope of the ISO 55001:2014 certification covers power transformers, switchgears, distribution transformers, capacitors, cables, and automation systems.

PPL to replace 6 power transformers in Lancaster

USA, Pennsylvania: PPL Electric Utilities in Lancaster will replace old, worn-out power transformers in the Old Town neighbourhood to improve service reliability. The works will commence next week and are expected to take about a month to complete.

Inferior power transformers cause irregular power supply

Nepal, Mugu: Inferior quality and low capacity power transformers are causing irregular power supply to the Mugu district headquarters Gamgadhi and other areas. The transformers were installed by the Gamgadh power distribution centre.

New transformer to be installed in Parkovaya substation this year

Russia, Vladikavkaz: Parkovaya substation which is currently under construction will have the 25 MVA power transformer installed this year. The construction of the new station is conducted in the framework of the Agreement between JSC North Caucasus and the Republic of Ossetia Government.

Alstom T&D awarded RIL contract

Alstom T&D India was awarded a contract by Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) to provide power transformer packages for the expansion of Jamnagar refinery in Gujarat, India. The contract is worth Rs 106 crore ($ 17,6 million).

New transformer soon to be installed at El Bolson substation

The Secretary of State for Energy, Guillermo Gesualdo, toured the future El Bolson substation site, Argentina, with the Secretary of Electric Power, Marcelo Echegoyen, where the works are in progress to interconnect national electricity system.

$ 25,000 in transformers stolen from Hannibal BPW

The Hannibal Board of Public Works, Hannibal, Missouri, USA, announced that a pair of electrical transformers, which were located at the former St. Elizabeth Hospital at 109 Virginia St, have been stolen.

Obera receives new transformer purchased by the Province

The Electric Cooperative Obera (Celo), Argentina, received a new 8.5 MVA power transformer of 33/13.86 kV, from the Provincial Government. The transformer which cost approximately $ 360,000 and weighs 18 tons, is of vital importance for the city in order to increase the demand for electrical power.