April 17- General Electric Co's quarterly industrial earnings rose 9 percent, helped by cost cuts that expanded profit margins, as the U.S. conglomerate banks on manufacturing of jet engines, turbines and other big-ticket products as it unloads most of its finance business. Overall, GE posted a first-quarter net loss of $13.6 billion, or $1.35 per share.» Read More
COPENHAGEN, Nov 12- Denmark's Vestas will be ready to start manufacturing blades next year for its largest ever wind turbine, which is still undergoing tests, the company said on Wednesday. The blades are for the 8 megawatt V164 wind turbine which is being produced by MHI Vestas Offshore, a joint venture of Vestas and Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries.
In a boost to UK manufacturing Siemens will invest millions in a wind plant in Hull, northern England, the Financial Times reports.