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Govt considering optical fibre network for defence forces

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The government is considering providing a dedicated Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) network to the defence forces in place of the spectrum released by them for civilian usage, defence minister AK Antony said. “Government is considering a nationwide exclusive, dedicated Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) Network for armed forces in lieu of......
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Haryana Bijli Submits Rs. 293 Crore Network Renovation Plan

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The Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN) has submitted detailed project reports for renovation of power distribution system in 13 towns of the state at a cost of Rs. 292.97 crore to the Power Finance Corporation (PFC) for its approval. The reports have been submitted under Part- B of the......
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APCPDCL to Lay Underground Wiring in about 250 KM

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The Andhra Pradesh Central Power Distribution Company Limited (APCPDCL) is replacing the overhead wiring with underground cabling (UC) in Banjara Hills and Jubilee Hills. The project will cost the power utility Rs 30 lakh per km of wiring. There’s some 250 km of street length to cable in the two......
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Diamond Power wins supply order for DC line conductors in India

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Diamond Power Infrastructure Limited (DPIL) has secured orders from Power Grid Corporation of India and SMO-SPIC to supply 400kV DC line conductors. The orders include 2,000km of Moose conductors for Conductor Package P 214-CD04 of 400kV DC Quad Kashipur-Roorkee transmission line associated with Northern Region Strengthening Scheme-XXI. The orders also......
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Sify ready to activate its capacity in submarine cable system

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Internet service provider Sify said it was gearing to link its operations through the Europe India Gateway (EIG) submarine cable system. When fully activated, the $ 700 million submarine cable systems will be the first, direct, high bandwidth optical Fibre system from the UK to India, Sify. The ISP major......
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Sterlite Technologies selected to develop India’s first private 765kv transmission system

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Sterlite Technologies Limited, a leading global provider of transmission solutions for the power and telecom industries, announced that its wholly owned subsidiary has been selected to develop India’s first privately owned 765kV transmission system on ‘Build, Own, Operate’ (BOO) basis. The transmission scheme for ‘System Strengthening Common for Western Region......
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Fujikura to open cable production plant in Brazil

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Japanese cabling group Fujikura plans to invest around USD 12 million to open a factory in the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul, local newspaper Jornal do Comercio reports, citing the company’s president, Kazuhiko Ohashi. The facility will focus on production of special cables for power transmission and telecommunications.......
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Gerdau to invest more than USD 1 billion in Rio mill expansion in Brazil

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Reuters reported that Brazil’s largest maker of long steel products Gerdau will invest BRL 2.5 billion on expanding a wire rod and rolling mill in Rio de Janeiro state, which will see some of the country’s most ambitious infrastructure projects in coming years. The project will more than double capacity......
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