Tag Archives: turbines

Out Like a Lion

NorthPoint Technical acquires Siemens Canada motor repair business For one company, the pleasantry describing March weather was reversed, to their good fortune. NorthPoint Technical Services ULC made a key acquisition to end March, going out like a lion, which happens to be its affiliate company’s namesake. Denver-based Lion Equity Partners, announced that its affiliate, NorthPoint, acquired […]

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GE Will Cut 12,000 Jobs

Cuts will come from GE Power; at least half will be in Europe General Electric will eliminate approximately 12,000 positions from its power division, GE Power, affecting both professional and production employees, the company announced today. The “headcount reductions,” as GE calls them, are a result of prior miscalculations of the sectors demand for coal […]

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Get Your Bearings

SKF and GE Oil & Gas will team up for future development Two big names made a lesser-publicized move towards the end of last month. SKF, the Swedish-based bearings company, and GE Oil & Gas, signed a non-exclusive, license-based collaboration agreement October 17. One could call it a friendly partnership, one that easily flew under the […]

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The Kaiser and the Duke

Siemens teams up with Duke Energy in wind power partnership Siemens looks to strengthen its foothold on the North American wind power sector with a recent partnership. The German-based industrial conglomerate announced an upcoming partnership with Charlotte, NC-based Duke Energy on November 3rd. The team effort will offer repairs to North American turbine fleets of all […]

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Great Danes

For wind power supremacy, Denmark’s the spot While wind power in the United States gains momentum and notoriety, it continues to lag well behind the production of a number of European countries. Denmark reiterated this point earlier this week when two companies based there reported progress on building the world’s largest wind turbine, an 88.4 […]

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Organized Repairs

Hoisting electric motor & parts for a famous instrument A hoist, an electric motor, and turbines. Such a trio are integral in the ongoing repair of a storied instrument this week in New England. In Southbridge, Mass., a large organ of French Romantic origin required some emergency refurbishment following its 100th birthday. The organ, which has resided at the […]

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