KBL introduces a new line of its Self-Priming Coupled Pumpset fitted with KBL make Ultra-Premium Efficiency IE5 motor

The KBL-make of indigenously developed Ultra-Premium Efficiency IE5 motor makes it a highly energy-efficient product. It consumes up to 16.5% less energy for pumping the same amount of fluid It offers ultra-premium efficiency with a lower life cycle (LLC) and operating cost AC induction motor design offers ease of operation, maintenance, and service as there is no use of permanent magnets and accessories or control equipment   Mumbai, September 2021: Kirloskar Brothers Limited (KBL) – a world-class pump manufacturing company with expertise in engineering and manufacturing systems for fluid management–is…

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Danfoss formally completes US$3.3 billion acquisition of Eaton’s hydraulics business

   Danfoss’ acquisition of Eaton’s hydraulics business has fully closed. ·        Danfoss grows by a third and establishes itself as a global leader in mobile and industrial hydraulics. ·        Eaton’s hydraulics business will be combined with the Danfoss Power Solutions business segment, doubling the size of Danfoss’ hydraulics operations. NORDBORG, DENMARK – Danfoss has officially finalized its US$3.3 billion (approximately €3 billion) acquisition of Eaton’s hydraulics business following confirmation of all necessary regulatory approvals and closing conditions. The move will see the Danfoss Group…

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Glencore to Reopen One of World’s Biggest Cobalt Mines in Congo

Glencore Plc could reopen its Mutanda Mining copper and cobalt project in Democratic Republic of Congo by the end of 2021, about two years after idling the mine. Congo’s new mines minister, Antoinette N’Samba Kalambayi met with representatives from the Swiss company Monday to discuss the restart of the mine, which closed in November 2019, the ministry said in a statement sent to reporters. Mutanda “will start the commissioning of operations towards the end of this year in order to allow the return to production in 2022,” Glencore said in a separate emailed statement.A…

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In the lead up to Youth Day – is drinking responsibly a challenge to tackle with SA’s youngsters?

By Rhys Evans, Director at Alco-Safe Opinion Piece   With Youth Day coming up on June 16, South Africans will be commemorating the lives lost in the Soweto student uprisings and the role played by the youth in our country’s liberation. It will also be a time to reflect on the challenges and issues faced by today’s youth. One such issue is excessive alcohol consumption, which South Africa is well known for and our drinking culture and youth are no strangers to overindulgence. The challenge with this is that excessive…

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Be Monsoon Ready with KBL’s Flood-Control Autoprime Pump Unit

Mumbai, 31st May 2021: The Autoprime pump sets of Kirloskar Brothers Limited (KBL) is among the most preferred and ideal solutions for prompt dewatering or flood-control or wastewater management. This high-capacity, mobile flood-control and inland water-management unit is vastly used for dewatering the flood-affected areas in India and abroad during flood-like situations in monsoons. Water logging in cities, towns and many other areas, during monsoon is a grave concern as it not only affects business operations, resulting into economic loss, but also brings public movement to a stand-still and sometimes…

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PEUGEOT is making mobility electric at the Roland-Garros 2021 tournament

As the long-standing official partner of the French Open tennis tournament for the 38th consecutive year, PEUGEOT will be providing transportation for the players, VIPs and officials with a fleet of 100% electric vehicles for the first time in 2021. PEUGEOT is making the French Open the first sporting event of its kind in the world to be associated with completely electrified mobility. Two-thirds of the fleet of 162 PEUGEOT vehicles at Roland-Garros is made up of rechargeable hybrid models, and one-third of purely electric models, and has an exceptionally…

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Renowned experts discuss the impact of industry 4.0 on the labour market at free virtual event

➢ The online Conference LabourTech 20201 takes place on the 10th of February from 10am to 1:30pm (Central European Time). ➢ Several experts with different backgrounds from all over Europe will gather virtually and attendees will have the chance to ask them questions. On February 10, 2021, the European Union’s funded HubIT project will organise its Final e-Conference LABOURTECH 2021 – Industry 4.0 technologies and its impact on the labour market in collaboration with P.PORTO. The objective of this event is to discuss and understand the consequences of future technologies…

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Artificial Intelligence Helping African Farmers in the Fight Against Locusts

Kuzi is a free early warning tool, delivered by SMS, that helps farmers across Africa to predict and control locust attacks. Kuzi uses satellite data, soil sensor data, ground meteorological observation, and machine learning to predict the breeding, occurrence, and migration routes of desert locusts. Farmers and pastoralists receive free SMS alerts 2-3 months in advance of when locusts are highly likely to attack farms and livestock forage in their areas, allowing for early intervention. The alerts are in regional languages of Kiswahili, Somali and Amharic, spoken by over 200…

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Renewable energy and agricultural processing project boost employment in oil conflict-ridden Niger Delta region of Southern Nigeria

  The Niger Delta, an area with a chequered past of exploitation, is set to benefit from a renewable energy plant and an agriculture processing project providing electricity, jobs and economic empowerment Asanita Agricultural Processing Company has secured funding to build a renewable energy power plant and a cassava processing to ethanol plant in Southern Nigeria. The project located on a 40-hectare estate in Edo State in the Niger Delta region, will produce 50,000 litres per day of ethanol and deliver electricity for up to 300 homes. By creating hundreds…

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ESPRIT for Profit Unlocks the Full Potential of Tools

  ESPRIT for Profit is a new, special edition of the popular software that works for tools which require specific toolpaths generated only with CAM systems.   Montpellier, France (15 October 2020)—Thomas Edison is quoted as saying, “There’s a way to do it better—find it.” This is the continuous challenge in which ESPRIT for Profit was born. Tool manufacturers offer innovative tools with high potential to save time and money and to machine difficult parts and materials. Those tools could be valuable for machine shops. Unfortunately, it isn’t always easy…

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