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HOUSTON - Tuesday, December 18th 2012

(BUSINESS WIRE/ ME NewsWire)-- KBR (NYSE: KBR) today announced that it was awarded a contract by Kentucky Utilities, a subsidiary of PPL Corporation, to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for the installation of air emissions control systems at its Ghent Generating Stations in Ghent, KY.

The project is part of Kentucky Utilities’ investment plan to install environmental upgrades to reduce air emissions across its generating fleet, including an approximate $600 million investment for the addition of air emissions controls at its Ghent plant. KBR will lead the installation of Particulate Matter Control Systems on all four units under an EPC contract valued at approximately 80% of Kentucky Utilities’ investment at the Ghent plant. Each system includes a pulse-jet fabric filter to capture particulate matter, a Powdered Activated Carbon injection system to capture mercury and a lime injection system to protec ... Read more »
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http://www.smrj.go.jp/nanotech2013/english.html 

TOKYO - Tuesday, December 18th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

nano tech 2013

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SMRJ (Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation, JAPAN) produces "SME Support Zone" in the "nano tech 2013" exhibition, from Wednesday, January 30th through Friday, February 1st at "Tokyo Big Sight" in Ariake, Tokyo.

As an independent administrative agency under the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry(METI), SMRJ supports SMEs and regional communities in solving their problems and realizing their dreams, by providing targeted and personalized support measures. In the "nano tech 2013", "SME Support Zone" introduces thirty venture companies with excellent technologies/products to all over the world.

The SME Support Zone covers materials, equipments and applications of the nanotechnology – suc ... Read more »
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CARACAS, Venezuela - Tuesday, December 18th 2012

For the second time this year, Venezuelan voters exercised their right to elect State Governors and representatives to Legislative Councils through a sophisticated electronic e-voting system that enabled electoral authorities to announce the official results in only 3 hours after the polls closed.

The modern technology used in the e-voting platform was designed, manufactured and implemented by Smartmatic, the leading developer of electronic voting systems in the world. Smartmatic’s system has been in use in Venezuela since 2004.

"Because our system is fully automated, Venezuela was able to conduct today’s voting to elect Governors in 23 states and regional officials only 70 days after the nation’s presidential election,” said Antonio Mugica, CEO of Smartmatic. "From the registration of candidates, to the verification of the systems through early auditing, to the immediate validation ... Read more »
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Breakthrough Multi Mission Vehicle Drives Company Forward

CONNERSVILLE, Ind - Tuesday, December 18th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In a bold strategic move forward, Carbon Motors announced today that it will begin taking orders for the Carbon TX7 – a breakthrough, Multi Mission Vehicle (MMV) offering integrated incident command, surveillance, prisoner transport and personnel carrying capabilities in an innovative and flexible package not available in the marketplace today (photos here). Deliveries are slated to begin in late 2013 ahead of full-scale production of the Carbon E7.

Law enforcement agencies currently deploy a variety of singularly focused, specialty vehicles in situations such as disaster management, search and rescue, warrant service, perimeter security, etc. These vehicles can range in price from several hundred thousand dollars, up to $2 million and carry extremely high operating costs.

With a starting price of only $149,950, the TX7 re ... Read more »
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