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CHICAGO, Oct 21- When the Obama administration unveiled new emission regulations for coal-fired power plants earlier this year, the National Association of Manufacturers blasted the proposed rules, saying they would hurt its members "twice"- as energy users and as polluters "next in line" for such rules.
Steve Scrimshaw, managing director for rail systems at Siemens, talks about the company's latest Inspiro trains, which are 30% more energy-efficient than existing technology.
Alcatel mainly builds and develops telecommunications networks and related equipment for network operators- such as Verizon or AT&T- and other enterprise customers.
SEOUL, Oct 7- Shares in Doosan Heavy Industries& Construction rose sharply after the South Korean firm lost a billion-dollar race to buy an Italian power business, easing investor fears that it might have to offer new stock to fund a deal.
MILAN, Oct 4- Finmeccanica said it had agreed to sell power unit Ansaldo Energia to an Italian state-backed fund, a deal that will help the company cut debt and focus on its core aerospace, defence and security businesses.
*Nigeria selling state power firm for $2.5 billion. Despite holding the world's ninth larg est gas reserves, Nigeria only produces a tenth of the amount of electricity as South Africa for a population three times the size.
COPENHAGEN, Sept 27- Denmark's Vestas Wind Systems has agreed a joint venture with Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries for offshore wind turbines, adding financial muscle to its attempts to catch up with rivals in a sector viewed as the future of wind power.
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NEW YORK/ HELSINKI, Sept 25- Nokia is discussing internally whether to approach French rival Alcatel-Lucent about a tie-up, part of the Finnish company's review of how it can grow after the planned sale of its handset business to Microsoft Corp, several people close to the matter said.
LONDON, Sept 19- Producers of high-tech products from MRI scanners to semiconductors are breathing a sign of relief after U.S. lawmakers acted on Thursday to prevent the shutdown of a 90- year-old helium reservoir in Texas.
LONDON, Sept 19- A 90- year-old helium reservoir in Texas could shut down next month causing disruptions and raising costs for makers of high-tech products from MRI scanners to semiconductors and threaten medical treatments and research.
*Ralf Thomas, CFO of Siemens' Industry business, named group CFO. FRANKFURT/ MUNICH, Sept 18- Siemens named company insider Ralf Thomas as its new finance chief on Wednesday, replacing Joe Kaeser who was promoted to the chief executive's post last month following the departure of Peter Loescher in a bitter boardroom battle.
*Thomas, CFO of Siemens' Industry business, named CFO. MUNICH/ FRANKFURT, Sept 18- German engineering conglomerate Siemens named insider Ralf Thomas as its new finance chief in a management reshuffle on Wednesday, replacing Joe Kaeser who was promoted to the chief executive's post last month following a fierce boardroom battle.
*Siemens supervisory board to meet on Wednesday. FRANKFURT, Sept 17- The supervisory board of Germany's Siemens will on Wednesday name a successor for Josef Ackermann, who has said he will step down from the body, two people familiar with the matter said.
*Swiss banker to step down from Siemens board. BERLIN, Sept 12- In his first public comments since resigning from Switzerland's largest insurer after being named in the suicide note of its finance chief, Josef Ackermann said it was unfair to blame him for what he called a surprise tragedy.
*Finland building new reactors despite Fukushima disaster. *Germany, Switzerland, Belgium move away from atomic energy. HELSINKI, Sept 6- Finland is pushing to ensure that complacency does not threaten its nuclear safety record as it builds new reactors despite the Fukushima disaster, which has made some other European states think twice about atomic energy.
*Areva must solve shortcomings before tests begin- utility. French nuclear group Areva still has plenty of work to do before it can begin "automation" tests of systems that will operate and monitor the plant, Petteri Tiippana, director general of Finland's radiation and nuclear safety authority STUK, told Reuters in an interview.
VIENNA, Sept 3- Nokia's $7.2 billion sale of its core phones division to Microsoft leaves three disparate high-quality business units whose value should benefit from the deal.
*Chairman Ackermann resigned on Thursday. ZURICH, Aug 30- The finance chief of Zurich Insurance, Pierre Wauthier, named chairman Josef Ackermann in his suicide note, the company confirmed on Friday as it pledged to investigate whether he had been put under undue strain before his death.
*Former Deutsche Bank boss steps down as Zurich chairman. *Several top executives have left Zurich in past year. ZURICH, Aug 29- Josef Ackermann, the former head of Deutsche Bank, resigned on Thursday as chairman of Zurich Insurance over the apparent suicide of the Swiss insurer's finance chief.