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Marine Power R&D Insights: Matt Hart, Wabtec

In this latest edition of “Meet the CTO” – interviews with maritime innovators and leaders – we visit with Matthew Hart, Manager & Platform Leader, Marine & Stationary Power Systems, Wabtech. Hart delivers insights on how the megatrends of decarbonization, energy transition and autonomy all inspire and impact the marine power solutions from Wabtec.

https://www.marinelink.com/videos/video/marine-power-rd-insights-matt-hart-wabtec-100772
Wabtec on trolley assist traction in mining and the way forward

As mining operators look for ways to decabonize their operaitons, one of their first moves is truck electrification International Mining's Editorial Director, Paul Moore inverviews Joy Mazumdar, VP of Technology at Wabtec about trolley assist’s potential to evolve to meet mining’s decarb challenges, including using different power sources, and what that means from a technology point of view on the truck.

https://im-mining.com/2024/02/07/wabtec-on-trolley-assist-traction-in-mining-and-the-way-forward/
On The Rails: How Wabtec used SLM Solutions metal 3D printing technology to transform a pantograph manifold

Wabtec is among the premier providers of pantographs for rail systems, having installed around 3,000 of its CX Pantograph systems on high-speed trains around the world. Learn how Wabtec used SLM Solutions 3D printing technology to transform a pantograph manifold.

https://www.tctmagazine.com/additive-manufacturing-3d-printing-industry-insights/latest-additive-manufacturing-3d-printing-industry-insights/on-the-rails-how-wabtec-used-slm-solutions-metal-3d-printing-to-transform-a-pantograph-manifold/
Marinsa Banks Order for 20 Wabtec Engines to Power 10 ACP Tugboats

Marinsa International Inc. is Wabtec’s oldest channel partner, and late last month it announced an order for 20 Wabtec 8L250MDA marine engines, power for 10 new hybrid tractor tugboats for the Panama Canal Authority (ACP). Adrian Wälchli, President, Marinsa International, discusses with MR TV his company’s long association with Wabtec as well as the importance of this new order for ACP.

https://www.marinelink.com/videos/video/marinsa-banks-order-for-20-wabtec-engines-to-power-10-acp-100754
Electrifying Mining's Green Revolution

From electric trains delivering Western Australia iron ore to the next generation of zero-emissions mining trucks, Wabtec Corp. is committed to providing the decarbonizing electrification solutions that will allow the mining industry to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050.

https://www.metaltechnews.com/story/2023/11/29/mining-tech/electrifying-minings-green-revolution/1544.html
Wabtec unveils first production FLXdrive battery heavy-haul locomotive

In an Oct. 31st ceremony at its Erie, Pa., design and development center, Wabtec and launch customer Roy Hill marked the debut of the first production FLXdrive battery locomotive.

https://www.trains.com/trn/news-reviews/news-wire/wabtec-unveils-first-production-flxdrive-battery-heavy-haul-locomotive/
Wabtec Digital Mine : Accelerating the Future of Transportation

With an unparalleled portfolio of mining products and services, Mitch Tanzer, Global Commercial Director at Wabtec Digital Mine, speaks to APAC Outlook about how the company is revolutionizing the way the world moves for future generations.

https://www.apacoutlookmag.com/mining/wabtec-digital-mine-accelerating-the-future-of-transportation
Wabtec Supports STEM Education in India

Wabtec’s CSR initiatives have always been about creating a positive impact. They’ve recognized that one of the most effective ways to shape the future is by investing in STEM education. In partnership with the India STEM Foundation (ISF), Wabtec has been actively involved in various STEM education programs. Their latest endeavor is set to make a significant difference by establishing the Robo Siksha Kendra (RSK) in two schools in Hosur, Tamil Nadu: Government Higher Secondary School, Zuzuvadi, Hosur, and R V Government Boys Higher Secondary School, Hosur.

https://indiastemfoundation.org/blog/wabtec-supports-stem-education/
Wabtec honored as Penn State’s Corporate Partner of the Year

Penn State has named transportation industry leader Wabtec Corporation as its 2023 Corporate Partner of the Year. The annual award celebrates corporate partners that have demonstrated exceptional commitment in the promotion and support of Penn State, have excellent track records of philanthropy and research and actively engage Penn State students and alumni in the workplace and the classroom.

https://www.psu.edu/news/development-and-alumni-relations/story/wabtec-honored-penn-states-corporate-partner-year/
Wabtec: Hydrogen is the locomotive fuel of the future

As the railroad industry searches for ways to reduce and ultimately eliminate its greenhouse gas emissions, Wabtec sees hydrogen as the locomotive fuel of the future, whether it’s burned in internal combustion engines or used to power fuel cells.

https://www.trains.com/trn/news-reviews/news-wire/wabtec-hydrogen-is-the-locomotive-fuel-of-the-future/
Transportation solutions company Wabtec joins E-ffiliates

Wabtec, a transportation solutions company, has joined E-ffiliates to drive new innovations for decarbonizing transportation technology.

https://acee.princeton.edu/acee-news/transportation-solutions-company-wabtec-joins-e-ffiliates/
Wabtec lifts 2023 forecast on strong demand in freight and transit businesses

Heavy industrial parts maker Wabtec Corporation on Thursday raised its full-year sales and earnings outlook on continued growth in its freight and transit segments.

https://www.reuters.com/article/westinghouse-air-results/wabtec-lifts-2023-forecast-on-strong-demand-in-freight-and-transit-businesses-idUSL4N39D3BM
Vale announces purchase of electric locomotives for the country's first hybrid railway

Vale and Wabtec Corporation announced this Thursday (13) the purchase of three FLXdrive battery-powered locomotives and a partnership to study an ammonia engine as an alternative fuel to diesel. The expectation is to advance in the decarbonization of the mining company's railway operations .

https://www-cnnbrasil-com-br.translate.goog/economia/vale-compra-tres-locomotivas-eletricas-e-faz-parceria-para-uso-de-amonia-como-combustivel/?_x_tr_sl=pt&_x_tr_tl=en&_x_tr_hl=en&_x_tr_pto=sc
Wabtec Secures $190MM Parts Agreement to Support PT KAI’s Locomotive Fleet

Wabtec Corporation (Wabtec) announced July 10 that it has entered into a $190 million agreement with PT Imeco Inter Sarana (PT IMECO) to support PT Kereta Api Indonesia’s (PT KAI) 150 locomotive fleet.

https://www.railwayage.com/mechanical/locomotives/wabtec-secures-190mm-parts-agreement-to-support-pt-kais-locomotive-fleet/
Wabtec to supply passenger information systems and pantographs for Stadler tram-trains

WABTEC has been awarded a contract by Stadler to supply passenger information systems and a new design of pantograph for 246 CityLink tram-trains as part of the German Transport Association’s (VDV) tram-train procurement project led jointly by six German and Austrian operators. The contract is for 10 years and includes an option to supply the equipment for another 258 vehicles.

https://www.railjournal.com/fleet/wabtec-to-supply-passenger-information-systems-and-pantographs-for-stadler-tram-trains/