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Lamifil introduces innovative catenary wire alloys at Innotrans 2018

Rail operators need to be adaptive and innovative to reduce energy losses and their ecological footprint, while increasing the reliability of their rail systems. At Innotrans 2018, Lamifil is introducing innovative alloys for catenary wires, to address these modern rail challenges. Meet PowerFil, ThermoFil and CuMg UHC. Innovation to create reliable and sustainable railway grids […]

Lamifil addresses climatic loads at Cigré Exhibition 2018

Paris, August 26, 2018 Weather impact on overhead lines affects the reliability of electricity distribution and transmission worldwide. At the Cigré Exhibition in Paris, from August 26-31 2018, Lamifil will focus on the issues of climatic loads and grid capacity, presenting its new GAP+ and ACCC ICE+ conductors on level 1, booth 140.   The […]

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First ACCC conductor installed in Romania

Power distribution company CEZ Romania has recently completed an overhead line upgrade in Craiova, using the efficient and lightweight ACCC conductor for the first time in Romania. Lamifil supplied the conductor for the project, which was commissioned in collaboration with Prelchim. The primary challenge for CEZ Romania was to increase the capacity of their hydro-based […]

Lamifil connects Ethiopian regions with catenary wires

The Ethiopian Railways Corporation (ERC) is currently engaged in constructing an entirely new line that will connect the north of the country with the existing Addis Ababa – Djibouti railway. Lamifil has been chosen to supply all catenary wires for the 392km line. The Awash-Kombolcha-Hara Gebaya Project is of high economic and social importance to […]

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Lamifil breaks the ice load with new HTLS conductors

Climatic conditions have a major impact on overhead transmission and distribution lines. Conductor design and choice play a vital role in addressing this challenge. Lamifil has developed new High-Temperature Low-Sag (HTLS) conductors that address ice loading and capacity challenges at the same time. Meet the GAP+ and ACCC ICE+.   Addressing capacity and reliability challenges […]

Lamifil chosen for paraguay’s electricity grid upgrade

Lamifil chosen for Paraguay’s electricity grid upgrade

Maximising capacity, reliability and cost-efficiency for ANDE Lamifil won the largest contract so far to upgrade several 220kv and 66kv lines for Administración Nacional de Electricidad (ANDE), Paraguay’s national electricity supplier. The choice for Lamifil was based on its proven experience and the superior performance characteristics of its market-leading composite core conductors. The project promises […]

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Swissgrid chooses Lamifil for unique AAAC upgrade project

Swissgrid, the national transmission grid operator in Switzerland, has chosen Lamifil to provide the overhead conductors for a vital grid upgrade in the South of the country. The company’s extensive experience with AAAC conductors and its ability to address the challenging transportation requirements favoured the choice for Lamifil. It is Lamifil’s first project in Switzerland. A new power line […]

new CEO of Lamifil Johan Ameel

Johan Ameel appointed as new CEO of Lamifil NV

Lamifil NV is pleased to announce that it has appointed Johan Ameel as the new CEO. In his role as of January 2018, Johan Ameel will oversee the overall strategic and operational management of the company and will execute on the growth strategy. He succeeds John Dejaeger, who continues to advise the Board of Directors […]

High voltage connection AAAC UHC Beverwijk – Vijfhuizen commissioned

SPIE completed its work for the TenneT Randstad North Conductor Assembly Beverwijk – Vijfhuizen project in August. TenneT tested the connection extensively and commissioned on September 1, 2017. AAAC AMS 620 For this project, Lamifil manufactured the AAAC UHC AMS 620 conductor – an All Aluminium Alloy Conductor with Ultra High Conductivity. This conductor was […]