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Monday, 3 December 2012
Best Practices
Best Practices is one of the 3 LCI platforms. This platform showcases the best practices of the ECCT’s LCI members in Taiwan, which represent a broad range of industries. By show-casing the best examples of low carbon solutions and engaging in interactive exchanges on best practices, this platform aims to foster positive mutual collaboration with all stakeholders to speed up the implementation of the most effective low carbon solutions in Taiwan.
Best Practices Platform Head:
Mr. Dereck Devlin,  General Manager,  Atlas Copco Taiwan Ltd.        

LCI member companies and representatives assigned to the Best Practices Platform: 
ABB Ltd.  Mr. Johnson Lei  Senior Assistant Vice President
Atlas Copco Taiwan Ltd. Mr. Dereck Devlin General Manager
BASF Mr. Eng Leong Goh Managing Director
Bosch Taiwan Mr. Bernd Barkey Managing Director
Michelin Chun Shin Limited Mr. Frederic Chouquet-Stringer General Manager
Schneider Electric Ms. Veronica Lin Director, Energy Management Service
Siemens Limited Taiwan Mr. Erdal Elver President & CEO
Strategic Executive Search Mr. Chris Traub CEO
STMicroelectronics Ltd. Mr. Giuseppe Izzo General Manager
Thales Group Mr. Fabrice Ancey Key Account Manager
TUV Rheinland Mr. Bodo Kretzschmar Chief Operating Officer

Thursday, 8 January 2015

The Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation (THSRC) recently completed Taiwan Carbon Label and independent third-party verification, making it the first organization in Asia to achieve both certifications. With the project support of Taiwan’s Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) and guidance from the Taiwan Environmental Management Association, THSRC completed the activities data inventory for all operating THSR stations and the two main depots on the island. By way of carbon footprint verification by TUV Rheinland Taiwan, THSRC has obtained "between-station passenger transport carbon footprint" certification and labeling. THSRC formally received the carbon footprint certificates from both the EPA and TUV Rheinland Taiwan on January 8.
Apart from calculus of GHG emissions per kilometer and passenger, with reference to Taiwan Carbon Label specifications, THSRC requires TUV Rheinland to verify....
Wednesday, 23 July 2014
Thursday, 10 April 2014

2014-04-09 - On her visit to Germany’s Hannover Messe 2014, Chancellor Angela Merkel got a glimpse of ABB’s new hybrid HVDC (high-voltage direct current) circuit breaker, a critical technology in enabling the transition to renewable energy.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (second from left), Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte (second from right) and Johanna Wanka, the German minister for education and research (third from right) are shown speaking with ABB Chief Executive Officer Ulrich Spiesshofer (left) and ABB Germany Chief Executive Peter Terwiesch (third from left) at ABB’s stand at the Hannover Messe 2014.

“Let’s get started with building the new power grid!” Merkel told ABB CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer, who was briefing her on how ABB’s high-speed HVDC breaker, shown publicly for the first time at the fair, will enable power grids that outpace existing networks’ efficiency while preventing grid collapse.

The HVDC breaker was just one of many ABB innovations at the Hannover Messe 2014...

Thursday, 27 February 2014

Atlas Copco has won a contract to deliver a number of large range Pit Viper rotary blasthole drills to Chilean mining company Minera Los Pelambres.


Minera Los Pelambres owns one of the largest copper mines in the world, and chose Atlas Copco’s Drilling Solutions division to deliver four large blasthole drills for copper mining at the companies Los Pelambres mine, which is operated by Antofagasta Minerals. The order was booked at the end of 2013 and will be delivered later in 2014. 

In 2011 feasibility studies were initiated to expand Los Pelambres, which was finalized in 2013. One of the results of this research was that it became necessary for the mine to modernize the fleet in order to increase productivity and introduce new technologies which have been developed in the Pit Viper series. 

"We are confident about the productivity of Atlas Copco’s equipment as well as its progress in technology that has been demonstrated from the start of our operation," said Jose Las Heras, Drilling and Blasting Superintendent from Los Pelambres mine. The executive added that Atlas Copco offers, within the Large Blasthole line, the electric and diesel versions. "With regard to the latter, we are very pleased and we tested its versatility and mobility within the pit," he concluded... 

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