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2008-09-22 15:00:47

GE Digital Energy showcased its new Multilin HardFiber System at the 2008 CIGRE Conference in Paris, France, August 25 - 29, 2008. The HardFiber System, which eliminates the need for thousands of copper wires in a substation and replaces them with a few fiber optic cables, can save utilities up to 50% of their current installation and maintenance costs while at the same time increasing worker safety and power system reliability. A breakthrough in the installation and ownership of protection...

2008-09-10 21:00:26

GE Healthcare Financial Services has provided a $10 million Sale and Leaseback financing to Catholic Medical Center (CMC), the largest hospital chain in Korea. The Seoul, Korea-based company will use the financing to lease back various equipment, including electronics, medical equipment and furniture for their new hospital and cancer center. "It was a pleasure to work with GE Healthcare Financial Services. We are not only impressed by their ability to meet our financing needs at the right...

2008-08-20 03:00:15

By Gould, Lawrence S In its 20 years, GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms has proven to be very much in control-of its automation and control technologies and services. The company GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms (Charlottesville, VA; www.gefanuc. com) supplies automation technologies and services. It started out in 1986 as GE Fanuc Automation Corporation, a joint venture created by General Electric and Fanuc. The company's platinum anniversary gift to itself in October 2007 was a new name to...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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