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2008-11-24
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Gulfstream Aerospace, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics, recently broke ground for the second phase of its Savannah Service Center in Savannah, GA. When completed by the third quarter of 2009, the overall service center will be the largest maintenance facility in the world built specifically for business jets.
2008-11-24
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Many labs are already heavily engaged with testing to meet the Tier 4 Interim phase targets of 2011 and will only increase the proportion of work for Tier 4 as the final phase approaches in 2014.
2008-11-24
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Clean diesel engine technology powered 23 Audi vehicles from New York to California as journalists participated in a performance and fuel economy-focused marathon covering more than 4,800 miles.
2008-11-21
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As fuel-cell technology makes progress in research labs, forklifts are serving as a proving grounds. Crown Equipment Corp. has developed a range of fuel-cell vehicles, striving to take the technology beyond research into production.
2008-11-21
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GE Aviation recently opened its new jet engine component factory near Batesville in northwest Mississippi. Formally called GE Batesville Composites Operation, the 300,000-ft² facility will produce advanced composite engine components.
2008-11-21
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Airbus has selected B/E Aerospace as the supplier of galley systems for the A350 XWB. B/E Aerospace’s new galley system is designed to accommodate the aircraft's "flex zones," which allows the airlines to select from a catalog of pre-engineered galley configurations.
2008-11-21
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AgustaWestland and Oboronprom Corp. signed an agreement for the establishment of a 50:50 joint venture (JV) company in Russia to set up and run a civil AW139 helicopter final assembly line. The registered office of the JV company and the final assembly line will be located in Moscow, and the AW139s assembled there will be used to satisfy the requirements of the civil markets in Russia and CIS countries primarily.
2008-11-21
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Volvo Construction Equipment will move the majority of its motor grader activities currently located in Goderich, Ontario, Canada, to the company’s facility in Shippensburg, PA. The decision to consolidate the industrial operations for road machinery in North America to Shippensburg was taken to improve the competitiveness and profitability of the total road machinery business and to reduce exposure to exchange rate fluctuations within North America.
2008-11-21
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Deere & Co. said it has acquired full ownership of ReGen Technologies Inc., a remanufacturing company located in Springfield, MO. Deere had already owned 50% of the business. The operations will be more fully integrated with remanufacturing operations in Edmonton, Canada, and the overall name of the business will be John Deere Reman.
2008-11-21
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Genie Industries, a manufacturer of aerial work platforms, broke ground at its new manufacturing facility in Changzhou, China. Production is planned to begin in mid-2009. Workers at the facility will manufacture Genie equipment for the first time in the local Asian market.
2008-11-19
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Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) announced plans to establish an aerospace center at Montreal-Mirabel International Airport for the final assembly and test of the new generation PW800 family of engines. A total of $575.3 million will be invested in the Mirabel Aerospace Centre and P&WC's other Quebec facilities over the next five years.
2008-11-19
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Caterpillar Inc. and Trimble, an innovator in developing technology for mobile and work applications, have formed a new joint-venture company and a new distribution agreement. The new company, VirtualSite Solutions, will integrate the expertise of both parent companies in the areas of product design and software development to transform the way contractors manage their businesses.
2008-11-18
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Turkish Aerospace Industries Inc. (TAI), an international supplier to Northrop Grumman Corp. on the F-35 Lightning II program, opened a new facility dedicated to producing composite subassemblies for the new multirole fighter.
2008-11-18
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Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd., Hitachi Construction Machinery Co. Ltd., and TCM Corp. have formed an alliance with respect to their wheel loader businesses, consisting of joint research and development and a spin-off of Kawasaki’s wheel loader operation and Hitachi’s investment in the newly created Kawasaki subsidiary.
2008-11-18
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The Boeing Co. selected BAE Systems' Electronics, Intelligence & Support division to provide the Digital Electronic Warfare Suite (DEWS) for future international versions of the F-15 multirole fighter aircraft.
2008-11-18
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Ricardo Inc. has received a contract as part of the Fuel Efficient Ground Vehicle Demonstrator program launched by the U.S. Army's Tank Automotive Research, Development, and Engineering Center (TARDEC) to identify the best combinations of technologies for achieving the highest possible fuel efficiency for military ground vehicles while maintaining vehicle performance.
2008-11-18
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Manitex International Inc., a provider of engineered lifting solutions including boom truck cranes, rough terrain forklifts, and special mission oriented vehicles, has acquired the assets of Crane and Machinery Inc. and Schaeff Inc. for $3.7 million.
2008-11-18
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Honeywell has received a $65 million production contract for 90 of its micro air vehicles, the T-Hawk. Each system consists of two T-Hawk vehicles and one ground control unit, spares, training for operators and maintainers, and field support.
2008-11-18
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Vought Aircraft Industries Inc. will supply the wings for Northrop Grumman Corp.’s platform aircraft for the U.S. Navy’s new Broad Area Maritime Surveillance Unmanned Aircraft System program. Vought has been on the Global Hawk program since May 2001, responsible for the wing fabrication, assembly, and structural testing.
2008-11-18
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Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. selected Spirit AeroSystems Inc. to design and build the pylon for its Mitsubishi Regional Jet. Pylon work will be done at Spirit’s facility in Wichita, KS. Pylons hold an aircraft’s engine and its casing to the wing.
2008-11-18
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Cobham has received a $37 million contract to produce an additional 51 Low Band Transmitter/Antenna Groups (LBT/AG) and spare parts for the U.S. Navy to be manufactured at the Cobham Defense Systems facility in Lansdale, PA, and brings the total number of ship sets ordered to 120.
2008-11-18
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Pratt & Whitney and Volvo Aero Norge signed an agreement to manufacture diffuser cases for the F135 propulsion system for the F35 Lightning II. This agreement, combined with previous agreements signed with the company, has a potential value of more than $700 million in production over the life of the program.
2008-11-18
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The U.S. Army awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. a $97 million contract to procure, modify, and deliver 12 Hunter MQ-5B UAV aircraft; six One-System Block II ground control stations; eight tactical common data link, ground data link terminal sets; two sets of ground support equipment; and four sets of spare parts.
2008-11-18
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The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is working on rules related to the sometimes dangerous quietness of hybrid-electric and electric vehicles, as well as the energy-absorption characteristics of vehicle front ends.
2008-11-17
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The Indian Tata Motors company, which plans to launch an electric model – the Indica EV – in Europe next year, has bought a majority stake in a Norwegian specialist company.
2008-11-16
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The 500 Abarth, which was launched earlier this year, has proved a significant model in its own r­ight, and now the range has been further extended. The 2008 Paris Motor Show saw the presentation of the 500 Abarth Assetto Corse for track racing and of the "esseesse" tuning kit for 500 Abarth road cars.
2008-11-16
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GE Aviation and NASA are coming together for a wind-tunnel test program to evaluate counterrotating fan-blade systems for open rotor jet engine designs, which could sharply reduce fuel consumption.
2008-11-16
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Mercury Computer Systems Inc. has developed a network that ties a range of sensors together, making it simpler to access input from radar, cameras, and other sources.
2008-11-16
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According to Mentor Graphics, model-driven processes have allowed companies to move from a manual design process for ICs and PCBs to an automated process that allows designers to create more complex designs much faster. It has been the model-driven approach, as much as improvements in manufacturing science, that has delivered technology improvements to consumers.
2008-11-16
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The development of hybrid race and rally cars is a relatively new area of motorsports technology that is bringing particular challenges and opportunities for specialist companies. With its extensive knowledge and experience in hybrid and electric vehicle R&D, Lotus Engineering is one of them.
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