Industry News in Brief

Industry News in Brief

Steel Authority of India and the Ministry of Railways’ Lucknow-based Research Design & Standards Organisation are co-operating in the development of micro-alloyed rails for high axleloads and corrosion-resistant rails for coastal areas.

On January 20 China Railway Construction subsidiary 20th Bureau Group formed a joint venture with Areeya Property, under which the firms will bid for Thai railway construction projects.

Czech firm UniControls has signed a letter of intent to sell rolling stock production equipment to China Northern, and plans to begin long-term co-operation in the supply of electronics.

Passenger information screen maker Global Display Solutions is to open a factory in Wujain Fenhu economic development zone, Shanghai, this year.

Blue Diamond has acquired Wesurail, a York based manufacturer of washing plants and cleaning equipment. Products include a fully-automated controlled emission toilet emptying system.

Consultancy and analytical services company Scientifics has been sold to a group of private investors by former owners Richard Bailey and 3i.

Corus has supplied Network Rail with the first steel sleepers produced in Scunthorpe.