CONTRACT NEWS

A first for Anderson Greenwood Crosby

Anderson Greenwood Crosby has won its first order in Turkmenistan to supply pilot and direct spring operated safety relief valves for the Ministry of Oil and Gas Industry and Mineral Resources. The order is seen as a significant breakthrough in the area known as the New Middle East, and was placed through French engineering contractor Technip. Key factors behind securing the order were the specific design accessories offered by Anderson Greenwood Crosby.

Still electric too

In the January issue of Design Engineering (Taking on the world, p. 16-17), we stated that the Bluebird Electric project was now concluded. This is not the case. The project is, in fact, still alive and well. Our apologies to the Bluebird Electric team and its sponsors.

Tadpole-RDI wins orders from Platinum

Tadpole-RDI, a subsidiary of mobile computer vendor Tadpole Technology, has announced orders valued at over $1 million from blue-chip software corporation Platinum Technology. The orders cover the supply of Tadpole-RDI’s top of the range UltraSPARC-driven portable Unix workstation, UltraBook.

Business is brisk for BMW Rolls-Royce

BMW Rolls-Royce Aero Engines has won an order for BR714 engines worth up to US$600 million from Trans World Airlines. TWA has ordered 50 firm and 50 option Boeing 717-200 twinjets, powered by BMW Rolls-Royce BR715 turbofan engines. In addition, Pembroke Capital has ordered 10 of the same aircraft. BMW Rolls-Royce has also announced an order worth some US$500 million from Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation.