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US eases export rules on aerospace parts

The United States on Tuesday eased rules on the export of select items in the aerospace industry, in an effort to reduce regulations that are thought to be putting American firms at a disadvantage.

Apr 17, 2013
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Enhanced power transmission for HVDC

Siemens is researching new technology to enhance the efficiency of high-voltage direct-current transmission (HVDCT). This minimizes losses during power transmission and is one of the key technologies required ...

Nov 22, 2013
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Stone Age tools help modern manufacturing

Innovative research by the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) and the University of Bradford used laser microscopes to explore how stone tools were used in prehistory, and the process has helped streamline ...

Jul 10, 2012
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Siemens appoints board replacement for Ackermann

German engineering company Siemens is appointing the co-CEO of business software maker SAP to its board of directors to replace Josef Ackermann, who resigned in the wake of the board's decision to push out chief executive ...

Sep 18, 2013
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Canadian wind opponents welcome noise study

(AP) — Opponents of wind farms are hailing Health Canada's decision to study the possible connection between noise generated by the towering turbines and adverse health effects reported by people living close to them.

Jul 11, 2012
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A digital "stethoscope" for monitoring equipment

An intelligent diagnostic system from Siemens can monitor the condition of mechanical equipment just by analyzing the noises it makes. The system's sensors listen to machine noises in the same way that a doctor ...

Jul 20, 2012
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