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TBM market forecasts

In recent years, international manufacturers of Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) have cooperation with Chinese enterprises and China has become the world’s largest TBM manufacturer which occupied more than 64% of production in total 2017. In the foreign industrial developed countries the Tunnel Boring Machine industry is generally at a more...

Cement industry in Nigeria

A Chinese building materials and structural engineering firm, has announced plans to open a fibre cement board manufacturing factory in Abuja, Nigeria. The managing director said that the new line of products would be the first of their kind to be manufactured in West Africa. He added that his company...

Earthmoving equipment market 2019-2023

Excavators will continue to be most attractive equipment with more than 9%  CAGR from 2016 to 2023. The multifunction equipment is preferred over single-function equipment for saving the cost. This also reduces the time and labor required to accomplish the task with improved efficiency and extended productivity as added advantages....

The importance of cable cars to reshape urban landscapes

Cable cars are able to adorn the country’s mountaintops like garlands. Fernando Simas, a researcher at EPFL’s Urban Sociology Laboratory, thinks that the cable cars could become a popular among city residents and provide much more than just a means of getting around. Simas explores how city residents generally use...

Investments in steel industry

A Turkish big company has planned a $1 billion investment in steel industry. Turkey’s largest integrated steelmaker, aims to boost the use of local resources in production, steel production capacity and efficiency. This initiative is to improve the use of current technology and strengthen backward integration and to increase competitive...

First offshore wind farm in Australia

It’s beginning an exportation activity of the resources for an offshore wind farm about 8/13 kilometers off the Gippsland coast in Victoria, Australia. The Australian first offshore wind farm will built 250 wind turbines that could generate up to 20 percent of Victoria’s electricity needs and feed the power into...

Nuclear energy, a possible alternative?

About 450 nuclear reactors provide about 11 percent of the world’s electricity. The countries generating the most nuclear power are, in order, the United States, France, China, Russia, and South Korea. The most common fuel for nuclear power is uranium, an abundant metal found throughout the world. Mined uranium is processed into U-235,...

Design and production of a large Edger drive

Galbiati has recently built a large Edger drive for an existing hot rolling mill at Mariupol, Ukraine. The engineering process was undertaken by the Galbiati Group in collaboration with Primetals Linz, whilst the large Edger drive was purchased directly by Metinvest Engineering LLC, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine. Galbiati Group’ supply covered the engineering and manufaturing of a large Edger drive for a hot...

Galbiati Group and the its activity of revamping

Galbiati Group has recently realized mechanical machining of boring and milling on two Edger drive gearbox housings as part of a revamp carried out on an existing hot rolling mill at Mariupol, Ukraine. These Edger drive gearbox housings are twin and specular, with high rigidity union flange. The structure is made in an electrically welded and stress-relieved...