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Turkish Cable Market – Good Opportunities, Challenging Conditions

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During the 8th Wire and Cable Conference 2014 held at InterContinental Istanbul, Turkey, in June, Mr. Hans Hoegstedt, CEO, Prysmian Group Turkey presented an overview of the growth of the Turkish cable market including the macroeconomic and exchange rate issues faced in Turkey. In addition, some insights were given into......
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High demand for electricity China and India require large amounts of cables

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India and China are huge markets. Both countries have one thing in common: They have an increasing need for electricity and therefore also cables.     China The economic development of the PRC has slowed. Nevertheless, for this year a GDP increase of about 7.5% is expected. In the spring......
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Global Cable Market Grew by 3% in 2013

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CRU’s assessment of the insulated wire and cable and fibre optic cable markets in 2013 reveals that metallic wire and cable consumption in 2013 was 3.1 per cent higher than that in 2012. Optical cable consumption was up by 3.6 per cent. The metallic cable percentage is based on the......
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The Middle East Story: Changes in Power Cable Industry

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Issam Siddique* The cable industry in the Middle East is set for interesting times. The thrust provided by Government backed infrastructure spending has set into motion a direct push for power cables and allied raw materials. The new found infusion mainly from local demand is causing cable manufacturers, especially power......
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Steelmakers to go ahead with expansion

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Two of India’s largest steelmakers, Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) and Tata Steel Ltd, are moving ahead with capacity expansion although demand is weak and pricing remains subdued. SAIL has started to conceptualize its new mega steel expansion for the next decade, even as its ongoing expansion remains incomplete,......
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Power shortages cost India $68 billion in GDP

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Transmission bottlenecks are an important reason for these shortages September 27, 2013 India loses $68 billion, or about Rs. 4,14,800 crore of its Gross Domestic Product due to electricity shortage, says a report. “There is strong correlation between power consumption and the GDP of the country. Power shortages currently cost......
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Praful Patel unveils Indian Electrical Equipment Industry Mission Plan 2012-2022: Base Document

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Mr. Praful Patel, Union Minister of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises Mr. Praful Patel, Union Minister of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises unveiled “Indian Electrical Equipment Industry Mission Plan 2012-2022: Base Document” at the 64th Annual Convention of Indian Electrical & Electronics Manufacturers’ Association (IEEMA). The electrical equipment industry faces......
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Why aluminium is the material of the future

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The growth of demand for aluminium in the global automotive industry is one of the most striking trends in materials today. One forecast by a US consultancy, Ducker Worldwide, is that the global use of aluminium in passenger vehicles is likely to surge by 65 per cent over this decade.......
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Indian Power Grid: Technology & Challenges

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Mr. I S Jha, Director (Projects), Power Grid, during the Gridtech 2013 gave the fruitful presentation enumerating on what Indian power grid is today, a glance on its growth, medium and long term plans, the emerging requirements to improve the technology in long term as well as improving the performance......