ICE 4 begins regular service

• One-year testing phase successfully concluded • ICE 4 fleet will grow to 119 trains by 2023 • Five trains now underway between Hamburg and Munich and Hamburg and Stuttgart With today’s timetable change, Deutsche Bahn AG (DB) is introducing the ICE 4 into regular service, thus reaching a further project milestone right on schedule. Initially, five trains will operate on the routes between Hamburg and Munich and Hamburg and Stuttgart.

Siemens Healthineers honored twice with the coveted iF Design Award 2017

• Computed tomography Somatom go. platform and angiography system Artis pheno both winners of iF Design Award 2017 • Product design as an expression of the new Siemens Healthineers brand publicly recognized for the first time Siemens Healthineers has set itself the goal of becoming the trusted partner for its customers worldwide and to enable healthcare providers around the world to meet their current challenges and to excel in their respective environments. Therefore Siemens Healthineers offers products and services aimed at improving efficiency and reducing costs, by drawing on its pioneering spirit and its engineering knowledge. Its new self-image is […]

Siemens celebrates major milestone in Egypt megaproject

• Additionally, company partners with BMZ to support vocational and occupational training in Egypt: more than 5,500 Egyptians being trained • Siemens reinforces its commitment to sustainable development of Egypt’s power sector German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi symbolically inaugurated the first phase of Siemens’ megaproject in Egypt today. The event marks an important milestone towards the completion of the project, which will boost the country’s power generation capacity by 45 percent when finished. Together with its local partners, Orascom Construction and Elsewedy Electric, Siemens broke all records in modern power plant construction by connecting 4.8 […]

Siemens to supply rotating equipment for major petrochemical project in Oman

Siemens and its Dresser-Rand business will supply two gas turbine-driven compressor trains and two gas turbine generator packages for the Liwa Plastics Industries Complex, a major petrochemical project in Oman. The natural gas liquids (NGL) extraction plant in Fahud, situated approximately 300 kilometers southwest of the capital of Muscat, is part of the industrial complex. The order was placed by the South Korean construction firm GS Engineering & Construction Corporation for the state-run oil refinery and petrochemical provider Orpic, which will operate the plant and the industrial complex. The NGL extraction plant is expected to go into operation in 2019 […]

Siemens Healthineers presents efficient radiology solutions

• Expanded PEPconnect platform provides customers with virtual anywhere/anytime access to education and real-time performance support materials via any device • The Somatom go. CT platform and the Magnetom Sempra 1.5 Tesla MRI scanner boost the competitive strength and profitability of radiology service providers • Artis pheno robot-supported angiography system enables personalized, minimally invasive surgery for multimorbid patients • Improving overall ultrasound workflow through automation and advanced technologies For the first time at ECR in Vienna (March 1 – 5) the healthcare division of Siemens AG will be appearing under its new brand – Siemens Healthineers – and with the […]

Siemens stabilizes India's power transmission grid with large-scale SVC systems

• In Punjab, largest fully regulated classic SVC system built by Siemens to date with reactive power range of one GVAr • Total order value of EUR 60 million with high local content • Commissioning of three Static Var Compensators (SVC) in the federal states of Rajasthan, Punjab and Kashmir In order to cover the burgeoning growth in demand for electrical power in India and to improve the stability of the power grid, the Indian power supplier and grid operator Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) is modernizing its high-voltage grid and preparing it for the challenges of the […]

Desigo Control Point – building monitoring and operation made easy

• Integrated graphics editor, extensive symbol and template library • Graphical operation from room automation to primary systems • Dashboards to analyze and optimize energy consumption The Siemens Building Technologies Division is expanding its comprehensive Desigo portfolio with the user-friendly Desigo Control Point, which will make its trade show debut at ISH 2017. Desigo Control Point includes a variety of new web servers and touch panels, providing expanded operation options for building operators and users.

Siemens joins Charging Interface Initiative (CharIN e. V.)

• Strong commitment to develop fast, reliable and future proof fast charging technologies for electric vehicles • Siemens actively participates in shaping and promoting standardization for electric vehicle (EV) fast charging solutions A full-coverage high-power charging infrastructure is essential for driving forward electromobility. Therefore Siemens has intensified its commitment and activities to develop fast, reliable and future proof fast charging technologies for electric vehicles. In the role as core member of CharIN e.V. Siemens will bring in its extensive know how and experience in EV fast charging.

Siemens Healthineers paves the way for precision medicine with BioMatrix technology and Magnetom Vida MRI scanner

• New BioMatrix technology adapts automatically to individual anatomical and physiological characteristics to offer consistent, high-quality imaging for all patients • Radiology customers can tap into clinical growth areas by offering automated whole-body scans and free-breathing dynamic liver imaging • Modern, new system architecture and innovative applications allow the 3 Tesla system to simplify and accelerate workflows, while increasing patient comfort • High-end MRI scanner launched globally at University Hospital Tübingen, Germany Magnetom Vida, the new high-end 3 Tesla MRI scanner with BioMatrix technology from Siemens Healthineers, was launched to the public at University Hospital Tübingen, where the first system […]

Siemens technology for Africa's first automated container terminal

• Modular and open automation concept designed for transparency and future technology upgrades increases productivity and improves safety • Electrical equipment supplied for 32 automated stacking cranes deployed in 16 intelligent yard blocks and 12 remote-controlled ship-to-shore cranes • The first automated container terminal in Africa is capable of handling Ultra Large Container Ships (ULCS) up to 20,000 TEU Siemens’ scope of supply for APM Terminals MedPort Tangier includes the electrical and automation systems as well as the engineering and commissioning of 32 automated stacking cranes deployed in 16 intelligent yard blocks, which will be delivered in cooperation with innovative […]