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Austal wins LCS service contract from US Navy  

October 8, 2018 • World NewsComments (0)

Austal has secured a US$16.5 million contract from the United States Department of Defence to provide engineering and management services for the Independence Class Littoral Combat Ship, USS Charleston (LCS 18). Austal CEO, David Singleton said the company will provide program management, advanced planning, engineering, design, prefabrication and material

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ABB transformers to power the world’s tallest floating wind turbines

September 28, 2018 • World NewsComments (0)

ABB has been selected to supply its pioneering WindSTAR transformers for a floating offshore wind farm located 20 kilometers off the coast of Viana de Castelo, Portugal. A joint venture between Vestas Wind Systems A/S and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI),

Siemens Mobility turns to additive manufacturing to meet customer demand  

September 26, 2018 • World NewsComments (0)

Siemens Mobility GmbH, part of Siemens AG, has opened its first digital rail maintenance centre in Dortmund-Eving, Germany, with Stratasys FDM 3D printing at the heart of its servicing operation. Renowned as Siemens Mobility’s flagship site, the RRX Rail

New 3D printing alliance to revolutionise automotive industry

September 13, 2018 • World NewsComments (0)

Volkswagen has teamed up with printer manufacturer HP and component manufacturer GKN Powder Metallurgy to accelerate the development of a new 3D printing process that simplifies and speeds up metallic 3D printing.  The “HP Metal Jet” process offers

BAE Systems to supply 500 electric-hybrid systems to Canada’s ATUQ consortia

August 15, 2018 • World NewsComments (0)

BAE Systems will supply nearly 500 electric-hybrid systems to Canada’s ATUQ consortia under a five year agreement announced on Tuesday. ATUQ, which represents the nine Quebec public transportation organisations serving the major urban centres of the

BAE Systems announces $45.5m expansion in Huntsville, Alabama

July 17, 2018 • World NewsComments (0)

BAE Systems will invest $45.5 million to expand its operations in Huntsville, Alabama over the next few years. The company will invest in the development of office space and a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in the Cummings Research Park which

Xaar, Stratasys agree joint 3D printing investment

July 13, 2018 • World NewsComments (0)

Industrial inkjet printheads manufacturer Xaar PLC and 3D printing giant Stratasys will establish a new company to develop 3D printing solutions based on High Speed Sintering technologies.  The new company, to be called Xaar 3D Limited, will combine