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Contracts

ABB wins $86-million oil and gas order in Italy
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won a contract worth more than $86 million from Eni SpA to design and construct a new oil processing plant in an onshore oil field in Italy. 17/12/07

AREVA and CGNPC Sign Biggest Contract Ever in History of Nuclear Power
Through a series of agreements, Areva, in conjunction with China Guangdong Nuclear Power Company (CGNPC), will build two new generation European pressurized water reactors (EPRs) and will provide all the materials and services required to operate them. 13/12/07

Agfa HealthCare Awarded New Contract with Premier for RIS/PACS/Reporting Solutions
Agfa HealthCare has announced a new, three-year, multi-source contract by Premier Purchasing Partners, L.P., the group purchasing unit of Premier Inc., to provide Enterprise Image Management Solutions (EIMS) and services to the alliance's more than 1,500 member hospitals and 49,000 other healthcare sites. 10/12/07

Siemens Power Generation Secures Follow-Up Contract for Power Plant Services from Britain
Siemens Power Generation (PG) has received an order from Britain for the extension of an existing maintenance agreement for the Peterhead power plant in Scotland. 07/12/07

Saft Chosen to Develop and Supply Batteries in Spanish Future Soldier Program
Saft, a world leader in high technology batteries, has been chosen by EADS CASA for the second phase of Comfut Programme (“Combatiente Futuro”), a three-phase program that is designed to modernize the Spanish army. 06/12/07

Siemens Receives Major Orders for Industrial Steam Turbines
Siemens Power Generation (PG) will supply four SST-900 reheat steam turbine generators to the South Korean construction company Daelim Industrial Co. Ltd. 05/12/07

ABB Wins $45 Million Power Order in Angola
ABB has won a $45 million contract from Angola’s Empresa Nacional de Electricidade (ENE) to connect the electrical grids in the northern and central parts of the country. 04/12/07

Carestream Health Signs Agreement Enabling Avreo
Carestream Health, Inc., and Avreo Inc., have entered into an agreement that enables Avreo to start selling Carestream Health’s successful line of eHealth Managed Services in the United States effective immediately. 03/12/07

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Image Sensing Systems Purchases Assets of EIS
Image Sensing Systems, Inc. (ISS) has announced today the purchase of selected assets from Electronic Integrated Systems Inc. (EIS), including EIS’ market leading RTMS™ (Remote Traffic Microwave Sensor) radar product line. 11/12/07

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Personnel

Cedara's Imaging Service Grid Adopted by National Cancer Institute
Cedara Software, a Merge Healthcare medical imaging software and services company, has announced that its imaging service grid and a specialized version of I-Response have been integrated with the National Cancer Institute's (NCI) National Cancer Imaging Archive (NCIA). 14/12/07

Globe Electric Supply Company Held in Contempt for Violating Court’s Order Barring It from Selling Square D® Product
U.S. District Court Judge Nora Barry Fischer has held Globe Electric Supply Company in contempt of the court’s Aug. 21, 2006, Agreed Consent Order, which barred Globe from selling and distributing Square D® products, best known in the United States as the flagship brand for the Schneider Electric North American Operating Division. 13/12/07

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NEMA-Advocated Policies Included in Senate-Passed Energy Bill
The U.S. Senate passed important comprehensive energy legislation that includes several crucial policies that the National Electrical Manufacturing Association (NEMA) has promoted. 14/12/07

NEMA-Advocated Policies Included in House-Passed Energy Bill
The U.S. House of Representatives passed comprehensive energy legislation that includes several policies which the National Electrical Manufacturing Association (NEMA) has promoted. 07/12/07

NEMA Hails Peru Free Trade Agreement Approval; Calls for Hill Ratification of Other Negotiated FTAs As Soon As Possible
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) thanks the Senate for its overwhelming approval this week of the U.S.-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement, following on the House of Representatives' similar vote last month. 06/12/07

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NEMA PUBLISHES ANSI_ANSLG C81.62-2007 American National Standard for Electric Lampholders
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), on behalf of the American National Standard Lighting Group (ANSLG), has published ANSI_ANSLG C81.62-2007 American National Standard for Electric Lampholders. 04/12/07

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Motors Shipments Slip in Third Quarter of 2007
The NEMA Motors Shipments Index dropped 4.5 percent between the second and third quarters of 2007, and was down 3.1 percent on a year-over-year basis. Moreover, topline index has fallen in three of the last four quarters, which suggests that although demand for motors remains at a high level, it has clearly trailed off from cyclical highs. 05/12/07

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December 18, 2007
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