Technology news FILE
July 23, 2010
SENER becomes a member of the Meteor missile team
SENER and the European group MBDA have signed an agreement for the Spanish engineering firm to participate in the multinational program to develop the Meteor air-to-air missile. SENER’s role will be as design authority and sole supplier of the FAS.
July 21, 2010
The consortium led by Iberdrola Ingeniería, together with Elytt Energy and ASG, is awarded the contract to manufacture coils for ITER
The winning group will be responsible for the engineering and manufacture of 10 large superconducting coils for the reactor, which represents the “technological heart” of the project. The contract is worth €156 million.
July 20, 2010
UNIVERS: continuous production for any type of blister packaging
With 50 years of experience in packaging and more than 15 with blister packaging, ULMA has unveiled an automatic packaging machine that is the result of constant technological development.
July 19, 2010
Indra will implement the electronic identity card and passport in Chile
This is the most important electronic documentation and biometrics project in Latin America, and consolidates the position of the company in electronic administration and international security.
July 16, 2010
Spain’s Indal inaugurates the first tunnel using LED lamps in Holland
The Vlake tunnel, located in Zeeland, Holland, has employed LED luminaires technology since June from the company Indal. This is the first time that this type of luminaire has been used for the continuous lighting of a tunnel roadway in Europe.
July 15, 2010
Spain overtakes the US and becomes the world’s largest producer of solar thermal energy
The opening of the 50 MW La Florida plant, located in Alvarado (Badajoz), makes Spain the global leader in solar energy power connected to the grid.
July 14, 2010
The commercial launch begins for Navantia’s Series 80 submarines
The S-80 was completely designed in Spain. It uses an anaerobic propulsion system that is unique in the world, based on reformed bio-ethanol and fuel cells, which gives it notable advantages over systems developed in other shipyards.
July 13, 2010
GMV líder mundial de control en tierra para satélites de telecomunicaciones
The company has to date equipped the control centers for 157 telecommunications satellites, for clients such as Hispasat, Eutelsat, SES Astra, Arabsat, Nilesat, Globalstar, NASA and ESA.
July 12, 2010
Multimotion: A new high speed camera system
The system, created by Aries Ingeniería y Sistemas, reaches velocities of up to 1,000,000 images per second, depending on the configuration of the cameras.
July 09, 2010
A device developed by IK4 to detect Sexually Transmitted Diseases will be launched in India
The portable device is able to detect Chlamydia, the presence of the human papillomavirus (which can cause cancer of the uterus), and other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) in less than half an hour. It will be launched in India in 2012.