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News Article | May 10, 2017
Site: www.mining-journal.com

Scandinavian-focused Beowulf Mining (LN:BEM) rose 25% to lead this week’s list of London and Johannesburg-listed market risers as a range of commodity companies made it into the top 10. Beowulf was up as Sweden’s Mining Inspectorate requested a decision from county administrators on the company’s Kallak North magnetite iron ore project by June 1. Beowulf said it was pleased the inspectorate was progressing matters regarding the exploitation concession application and it believed reindeer herding and mining could “prosper side by side”. “There really are no questions left to answer, and it is my firm belief that we have done what is required to be awarded the exploitation concession, and take the Kallak project forward in partnership with the community in Jokkmokk,” CEO Kurt Budge said. Two Johannesburg-listed companies were second and third on this week’s list: diversified Sentula Mining (JSE:SNU) and coal miner Keaton Energy Holdings (JSE:KEH), up 20% and 13.6% respectively. Keaton, whose board agreed to grant financial assistance to its subsidiaries “as and when required”, rose yesterday in line with the country’s benchmark index advancing, Bloomberg noted. Back in London, Metals Exploration (LN:MTL) rose 3.7% thanks to a change in environment secretary on the other side of the world where the company is ramping up its Runruno gold-molybdenum project. The share price lift will be a welcome relief to shareholders who have seen the stock fall 51.1% over the past 12 months, no doubt due in part to the anti-mining stance taken by the Philippines’ former environment secretary Regina Lopez, who was replaced this week by Roy Cimatu. In its latest quarterly, Metals Exploration said despite the “extremely challenging time for the whole of the Philippine mining industry”, its ramp-up of Runruno had made steady progress but at a slower rate due to technical issues, external factors and cash constraints.


CARY, NC--(Marketwired - May 10, 2017) - Coventor®, Inc., the global market leader in design automation solutions for microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) and virtual fabrication of MEMS and semiconductor devices, today announced the immediate availability of CoventorMP® 1.0, a new unified MEMS design platform. CoventorMP 1.0 combines the complementary strengths of Coventor's industry-leading software tools for MEMS design, CoventorWare® and MEMS+®, into a single powerful environment for MEMS design automation. The new platform provides a cohesive environment where designs can be entered once and used to create conventional finite element models (CoventorWare) and compact finite element models (MEMS+). CoventorMP 1.0, which includes enhanced versions of CoventorWare (Version 10.2) and MEMS+ (Version 6.2), provides a seamless path for integrating MEMS sensors and actuators into System-in-Package (SiP) components targeted at Internet of Things (IoT) devices. The CoventorMP platform provides a unified environment for MEMS design, starting from fully parametric design entry to the production of functional models that can be simulated at all levels of abstraction. In essence, design data in CoventorMP will serve as a single "golden master" for all types of modeling, eliminating the need for time consuming and error-prone manual transfer between different modeling environments. MEMS device models created in CoventorMP can be simulated with built-in solvers or automatically transferred into MATLAB, the Simulink system modeling environment, the Cadence Virtuoso circuit modeling environment, and SPICE simulators that support Verilog-A. "CoventorMP is a significant step toward our ultimate vision of providing a more efficient path to designing and manufacturing MEMS-based products," said Steve Breit, Vice President MEMS Business for Coventor. "The advancements in ease of use, modeling functionality, simulation speed and MEMS PDK support will enable our customers to design, optimize and integrate MEMS more efficiently and ultimately shorten their time to market." The CoventorMP design platform supports the design of many types of MEMS, including gyroscopes, accelerometers, microphones, pressure sensors, scanning micro mirrors. In addition, the platform includes extensive support for MEMS Process Design Kits (MPDKs), to help MEMS foundries provide better design enablement support to their customers. The intent of these MPDKs is to provide foundry customers with a "ready to use" design environment, along with validated models, suitable for submission to their foundry. These capabilities will accelerate the pace of creating a manufacturable design, saving design and fabrication cycles and accelerating time to market. CoventorMP 1.0 includes a new, one-click transfer of MEMS device models between MEMS+ and CoventorWare along with a new 2D-to-3D capability within MEMS+. Parametric MEMS+ compact models can now be easily verified using the hybrid FEM/BEM solvers in CoventorWare. The creation of multiple models for design and manufacturability studies can be fully automated using scripts written in the MATLAB or Python scripting languages. With a new 2D-to-3D capability, MEMS+ users can create complex, rigid 3D structures from imported GDS2 layout data, making it far easier to import legacy designs to MEMS+. In addition, CoventorMP 1.0 includes the following new functionality and performance enhancements: Coventor, Inc. is the global market leader in design automation solutions for microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) and virtual fabrication of MEMS and semiconductor devices. The company serves a worldwide customer base of integrated device manufacturers, fabless design houses, independent foundries, and R&D organizations that develop MEMS-based products. Coventor's unique and powerful platform for MEMS design, simulation, and verification addresses MEMS-specific engineering challenges such as multi-physics interactions, process variations, MEMS+IC integration, and MEMS+package interactions. The platform is applicable to a wide range of MEMS devices, including inertial sensors, microphones, pressure sensors, micro mirrors, acoustic resonators and many other types of sensors and actuators. For more information, go to: www.coventor.com


News Article | April 11, 2016
Site: www.nrl.navy.mil

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) research engineer, Dr. John Steuben, is awarded the prestigious American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2015 Best Ph.D. Thesis of the Year Award for his dissertation entitled "Massively Parallel Engineering Simulations On Graphics Processors: Parallelization, Synchronization, and Approximation." Since 2013, the ASME Computers and Information in Engineering (CIE) Division has presented the award in recognition of promising young investigators who authored the best Ph.D. thesis of the year in the area of computers and information in engineering. Receiving a master's in mechanical engineering from Colorado School of Mines in 2011, Steuben continued his doctoral studies at Mines under the guidance of Dr. Cameron Turner, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering. In 2012 he began participating in the Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP) under the supervision of Dr. John Michopoulos, head of the Computational Multiphysics Systems Laboratory (CMSL) at NRL. During this tenure, Steuben contributed in the development of a fast characterization approach that reduced the computing time required to characterize material specimens (tested in NRL's six degree-of-freedom automated test frame) from 24 hours to approximately 30 seconds. This research, hosted through a NREIP internship by NRL at CMSL, continues through present day and is devoted to the development of surrogate model approaches for the characterization of composite materials. Graduating from Mines in 2014 with a doctorate in engineering systems, Steuben's dissertation examined three computer-aided engineering (CAE) methods; boundary element method (BEM), discrete element method (DEM), and finite element method (FEM) for particular applications. These three methods are crucial elements of the core research upon which CIE was founded. Steuben's work led to a general-purpose computing on graphics processing unit (GPGPU) parallelized BEM solver, a GPGPU parallelized DEM model of icing effects of wind turbine blades incorporating frictional, thermal and phase change effects (requiring synchronization and parallelization), and a surrogate approximation enhanced FEM approach (parallelization, synchronization and approximation) to solving the inverse material characterization problem for non-isotropic composite materials including those being tested at NRL. "Dr. Steuben's research thesis was that parallelization must be considered in terms of both synchronization and approximation," said Turner. "As his work concluded on his dissertation, he proceeded to formulate extensions of his research into characterizing the as-built parameters of additively manufactured components using a combination of his DEM simulations and his FEM experience with composite materials." Since January 2015, Steuben has been conducting postdoctoral research at NRL with funding from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. This work has focused on the development of computationally efficient multiphysics simulations of additive manufacturing processes and components. This research will allow the design and fabrication of novel, useful, and efficient structures and components across a wide range of engineering disciplines. About the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory provides the advanced scientific capabilities required to bolster our country's position of global naval leadership. The Laboratory, with a total complement of approximately 2,500 personnel, is located in southwest Washington, D.C., with other major sites at the Stennis Space Center, Miss., and Monterey, Calif. NRL has served the Navy and the nation for over 90 years and continues to advance research further than you can imagine. For more information, visit the NRL website or join the conversation on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube.


— The Battery Management System (BMS) monitors battery state, controls load environment and accordingly balances the battery charging. Battery management system is beneficial for safeguarding extended battery life, restraining battery damage caused by voltage fluctuations and overcharging, handling optimum state of battery charging and enabling BMS combines with host application to offer real-time information concerning battery health. The system follows three kinds of topologies i.e. centralized, modular and distributed. Distributed BMS comprise of only one communication cable controller and battery with a cell board connected to each cell. Modular BMS consist of multiple controllers which control certain number of cells that communicate with each other. Centralized BMS include single controller that is linked to battery cells through communication wires. Browse market data tables and in-depth TOC of the Battery Management Modules Market to 2025 @ http://www.theinsightpartners.com/reports/battery-management-modules-market Battery management systems are particularly designed to meet the requirements of managing and protecting Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEV), Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) and battery packs used in Electric Vehicles (EV) with automotive grade quality. The growing applications of batteries that can be recharged in telecom, military and healthcare, and developing market for hybrid and electric vehicles are factors propelling the global market growth. The progress of battery management systems in power grids and automotive industry are representing the strong adoption of BMS globally. Automotive sector holds the largest market share and then comes consumer/handheld and energy. Possibility of fire accidents of electric vehicles (mostly battery electric vehicles) resulted in consumers’ concerns regarding the safety of electric vehicles. AS compared to HEV, both BEV and PHEV have more compound battery system assembly that needs more efficient battery strength and safety; thus, BEV and PHEV require more developed and dependable BMS. The BMS market is anticipated to propagate the growth of the EV market. The electronics manufacturers are concentrating on producing small versions of electronic products, resulting in reduced size of BMS. Rising demand for reducing fuel costs and maximizing vehicle competence has led to technological progressions in EV and HEV. To upsurge utilization of battery storage ability and evade hazardous incidents caused by battery overheating, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) of e-bikes and e-vehicles are integrating BMS systems in these vehicles. The global market for BEM is experiencing complex competition due to existence of huge number of manufacturer. The global battery management system market is segmented by topology into distributed, centralized and modular. Further, the market is segmented by component that includes battery, DC/DC converter, power module and communication channel. Also, the global battery management market is bifurcated on the basis of end-user into automotive, consumer/handheld and energy. This market is also bisected by regions i.e. Europe, APAC, North America, South America and Middle East & Africa. The global market for battery management system is dominated by Asia Pacific owing to existence of major automotive manufacturers and increasing usage of hybrid and electric vehicles in China. Europe and North America covers the second largest share in the market. L&T Technology Services, Electric Vehicle Innovative Systems, Valence Technology, Inc., Panacis Inc., Johnson Matthey PLC, Merlin Equipment Ltd., Ashwoods Energy Limited, Vecture Inc., Toshiba Corporation, Lithium Balance Corporation, SK Continental E-motion, Nuvation Engineering, TWS are some of the key market players in the global battery management system market among others. Few Key Points from Table of Content Global Battery Management System Market Revenue and Forecasts to 2025 – Geographical Analysis • North America • Europe • Asia Pacific (APAC) • Middle East & Africa (MEA) • South America (SAM) Inquire about discount on this report @ http://www.theinsightpartners.com/discount/TIPTE100000176 About The Insight Partners: The Insight Partners is a one stop industry research provider of actionable intelligence. We help our clients in getting solutions to their research requirements through our syndicated and consulting research services. We are a specialist in Technology, Media, and Telecommunication industries. For more information, please visit http://www.theinsightpartners.com/


News Article | December 10, 2016
Site: physicsworld.com

Optical devices are key components in many areas, such as communications, remote sensing and medical applications, and their role will increase in the future. Simulations are already a very efficient way of optimizing a device, even before the prototype stage. However, simulating optical devices needs distinct consideration due to the special material models, such as graphene, or simply due to the size of the device in relation to the wavelengths of interest. CST STUDIO SUITE® offers a unique platform for handling such challenges. The user may import or build even highly complex structures using a user-friendly, interactive GUI. The photonic/plasmonic behaviour of the device can then be simulated by selecting the most appropriate algorithm (e.g. FIT/FDTD, FEM, BEM/MoM, MLFMM and more). Dispersive, anisotropic and nonlinear materials are supported. High-performance computing (HPC) options, such as MPI or GPU, are available, and the results can be displayed and analysed in the GUI using a comprehensive post-processing library and state-of-the-art visualization engine. In addition, CST STUDIO SUITE® includes multiphysics solvers linked to EM, allowing users to, for example, simulate the effect of thermal tuning. This webinar demonstrates how CST STUDIO SUITE® can be used to analyse a number of essential optical devices, such as silicon-on-insulator (SOI) waveguide components, photonic crystals (PC), plasmonic devices and optical gratings.


News Article | November 24, 2016
Site: www.newsmaker.com.au

MarketStudyReport.com adds “Building Energy Management Services Market in Middle East 2016-2020” new report to its research database. The report spread across 72 pages with table and figures in it. The research analysts forecast the building energy management services market in Middle East to grow at a CAGR of 19.49% during the period 2016-2020. About Building Energy Management Services BEMS are dedicated energy solutions provided to end-users in terms of energy savings and optimization. These services are offered to end-users in the form of either installation of an energy-efficient product, maintenance of existing machinery to reduce consumption, or through a more concerted approach to consulting in the form of energy audits, monitoring, and control. Covered in this report The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the building energy management services market in Middle East for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, the report presents the vendor landscape and a corresponding detailed analysis of the prominent vendors operating in the market. The market is divided into the following segments based on geography: - UAE - KSA - Qatar - Others (Bahrain, Oman, and Lebanon) Research report, Building Energy Management Services Market in Middle East 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market. Browse full table of contents and data tables at https://www.marketstudyreport.com/reports/building-energy-management-services-market-in-middle-east-2016-2020/ Key vendors - EFS - Emrill Services LLC - EMS - Enova - Etisalat Facilities Management LLC - Farnek Middle East LLC - Saudi Oger - Trane Other prominent vendors - Samama Holding - Musanadah - Cylon Market driver - Need to optimize energy consumption. - For a full, detailed list, view our report Market challenge - High investment cost related to BEM products and services. - For a full, detailed list, view our report Market trend - Widening gaps in energy demand and supply. - For a full, detailed list, view our report Key questions answered in this report - What will the market size be in 2020 and what will the growth rate be? - What are the key market trends? - What is driving this market? - What are the challenges to market growth? - Who are the key vendors in this market space? - What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors? - What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors? To receive personalized assistance, write to us @ [email protected] with the report title in the subject line along with your questions or call us at +1 866-764-2150


Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Building Energy Management Services Market in Middle East 2016-2020" report to their offering. The report forecasts the building energy management services market in Middle East to grow at a CAGR of 19.49% during the period 2016-2020. The report has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market. One of latest trends in the market is focus on environmental sustainability. Various activities related to the O&M of building facilities, such as heating, cooling, and lighting, release a considerable amount of carbon dioxide (CO2). These emissions tend to bring down the level of greenhouse gases (GHG) present in the atmosphere, thereby causing health issues. An efficient building that is supported by energy efficient products and services discharges zero GHG to the atmosphere, thus promoting sustainable environment development. According to the report, one of the primary drivers in the market is cost savings for businesses. Organizations have become increasingly aware of the overall benefits and savings from effective energy management systems. Client organizations are more inclined to streamline their processes and building facilities to reflect greater profits in their business operations. In order to achieve that, building facilities need to function in an optimized manner, thereby adding to the overall efficiency of the business process. With increased focus on managing costs, client organizations have shifted their vision toward BEM as a competent resource for value addition rather than a mere service cost. It is observed that the installation of efficient machinery or equipment can help organizations save 3% of their overall costs. For more information about this report visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8dgrsh/building_energy


WiseGuyReports.Com Publish a New Market Research Report On – “Building Energy Management Services in Middle East Market 2016 Share,Trend,Segmentation and Forecast to 2020”. The analysts forecast the building energy management services market in Middle East to grow at a CAGR of 19.49% during the period 2016-2020. BEMS are dedicated energy solutions provided to end-users in terms of energy savings and optimization. These services are offered to end-users in the form of either installation of an energy-efficient product, maintenance of existing machinery to reduce consumption, or through a more concerted approach to consulting in the form of energy audits, monitoring, and control. For more information or any query mail at [email protected] Covered in this report  The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the building energy management services market in Middle East for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, the report presents the vendor landscape and a corresponding detailed analysis of the prominent vendors operating in the market. The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:  • UAE  • KSA  • Qatar  • Others (Bahrain, Oman, and Lebanon) The report, Building Energy Management Services Market in Middle East 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market. Market driver  • Need to optimize energy consumption.  • For a full, detailed list, view our report Market challenge  • High investment cost related to BEM products and services.  • For a full, detailed list, view our report Market trend  • Widening gaps in energy demand and supply.  • For a full, detailed list, view our report Key questions answered in this report  • What will the market size be in 2020 and what will the growth rate be?  • What are the key market trends?  • What is driving this market?  • What are the challenges to market growth?  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors? PART 06: Market segmentation by services  • Market overview  • BEMS market by consulting services in Middle East  • BEMS by system integration in Middle East  • BEMS by maintenance and support in Middle East PART 07: Market segmentation by end-user  • Market overview  • BEMS market in commercial buildings  • BEMS market in residential buildings  • BEMS market in education  • BEMS market in healthcare PART 08: Geographical segmentation  • Market overview  • BEMS market in UAE  • BEMS market in KSA  • BEMS market in Qatar  • BEMS market in other Middle East countries For more information or any query mail at [email protected] Wise Guy Reports is part of the Wise Guy Consultants Pvt. Ltd. and offers premium progressive statistical surveying, market research reports, analysis & forecast data for industries and governments around the globe. Wise Guy Reports features an exhaustive list of market research reports from hundreds of publishers worldwide. We boast a database spanning virtually every market category and an even more comprehensive collection of market research reports under these categories and sub-categories.


LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Technavio has announced the top five leading vendors in their recent building energy management (BEM) services market in India report until 2020. This research report also lists nine other prominent vendors that are expected to impact the market during the forecast period. BEM services provides energy solutions to end-users in terms of energy savings and optimization. With an increasing need for reduction in energy consumption level in India, government bodies are initiating several policies and regulations such as Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment (GRIHA) and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) India to encourage sustainable development practices. This will result in a growing demand for BEM services during the forecast period. “During the forecast period, BEM services will experience an exponential growth due to the constant need for maintenance services of installed BEM products and the rising need to install new BEM systems in new building facilities. With an emphasis to reduce the overall energy consumption in building facilities, organizations will contract BEM vendors who specialize in consulting services, driving the market to growth,” says Bharath Kanniappan, one of the lead analysts at Technavio for automation research. The BEM services market in India is experiencing high growth due to the economic expansion opportunities available in end-user industries. The Government of India has also taken key initiatives focusing on the need to conserve and optimize energy use. This provides a vast scope of growth for BEM services vendors in the country. Vendors operating in India include a mix of established and domestic players. Since this market requires professional expertise, smaller players find it hard to catch up with business models of larger and proficient firms in the market. Every vendor provides BEM services as a part of an entire solution framework within the BEM System. They take care of everything from integrating energy-efficient products, to its maintenance and after-sale support. The market is primarily dominated by established players such as Honeywell, Schneider Electric, and Siemens that offer a wider portfolio of energy-efficient products and services to the building owners. Technavio’s sample reports are free of charge and contain multiple sections of the report including the market size and forecast, drivers, challenges, trends, and more. Top five vendors in the BEM services market in India: Honeywell is a technology and manufacturing company with a diverse presence across the globe. The company's division Honeywell Building Solutions, which designs, installs, maintains, supports, and provides energy savings contracting across India. It provides intelligent and smart solutions for monitoring and controlling energy consumption data in a building facility. Using the tools provided by this company, end-users can effectively optimize the performance of all energy-consuming equipment installed in the facility. The types of equipment include HVAC, fire detection systems, and elevators. The portfolio of services includes building automation, fire automation, and security automation. Schneider Electric manufactures and sells a broad range of equipment used for energy, automation, and electricity management. The company carries out system integration, installation, support, and consulting related to energy-efficient products. Various energy-efficient solutions include power distribution, HVAC controls, building management, and energy monitoring systems. Besides services related to installation and support of energy-efficient products, the company also provides energy consulting services on a contractual basis. Bosch is one of the leading suppliers of technology and services. Its businesses are divided into four verticals - mobile solutions, industrial technology and automation, consumer goods, and building energy technology. In India, Bosch provides technology and engineering-related products and services in the field of automation solutions, mobility solutions, and building energy technology. Secure Meters manufactures energy-efficient systems and solutions, including energy meters, grids, and power systems. It provides energy management products and solutions to monitor, analyze, and enhance energy consumption for end-users. The company offers energy measurement, energy control systems, and energy consulting services. Siemens is involved in the field of power generation systems and transmission systems. The company's area of specialization includes electrification, automation, and digitalization. It provides energy-effective technologies in the areas of fire prevention, HVAC, and building management products and services. The building technology division caters to the development of energy management solutions for various commercial buildings. Siemens offers monitoring, efficiency enhancement, modernization, and maintenance services for buildings and other forms of infrastructure. End-user industries where Siemens operates include utility, airports, hotels, healthcare, and data centers. Do you need a report on a market in a specific geographical cluster or country but can’t find what you’re looking for? Don’t worry, Technavio also takes client requests. Please contact enquiry@technavio.com with your requirements and our analysts will be happy to create a customized report just for you. Technavio is leading global technology research and advisory company. The company develops over 2000 pieces of research every year, covering more than 500 technologies across 80 countries. Technavio has about 300 analysts globally who specialize in customized consulting and business research assignments across the latest leading edge technologies. Technavio analysts employ primary as well as secondary research techniques to ascertain the size and vendor landscape in a range of markets. Analysts obtain information using a combination of bottom-up and top-down approaches, besides using in-house market modeling tools and proprietary databases. They corroborate this data with the data obtained from various market participants and stakeholders across the value chain, including vendors, service providers, distributors, re-sellers, and end-users. If you are interested in more information, please contact our media team at media@technavio.com.


DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Emerging Participants and New Entrants in Energy Management Markets (2016)" report to their offering. Building Energy Management (BEM) has emerged as a fast growing sector with increasing emphasis on improving energy efficiency and sustainability across industries. Both emerging participants and start-ups have introduced innovative energy management solutions that include IoT platforms, energy dashboards, and cloud services to lead innovation efforts and compete with the giants of the industry. Companies that focus on offering analytics driven by energy, workforce, and equipment data hosted on the cloud to make real-time informed decisions will find themselves in an enviable position in the long term and companies offering solutions with competitive pricing and attractive business models will be the BEM SaaS providers of choice in the future. 2. Snapshot of Emerging Participants and New Entrants For more information about this report visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wm9c7g/emerging

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