• Clarke Energy to Provide Five of GE's New Diesel Engines to Flour Mills of Nigeria plc for Total Output of 12.5 Megawatts, Enough to Power 33,000 Nigerian Homes
  • GE's Diesel Engines Will Deliver Higher Fuel Efficiency and Extended Service Intervals
  • Technology Based on GE's Proven Jenbacher Type 6 Gas Engines and GE Transportation's P616 Locomotive Engine

LAGOS, NIGERIA---September 3, 2014---GE's Distributed Power business (NYSE: GE) today announced that U.K.-based distributed power provider Clarke Energy is supplying GE's new diesel engines to Flour Mills of Nigeria plc, helping to solve the country's energy distribution challenges and encouraging growth in the emerging industrial sector.

Like a jet flying farther without burning more fuel, or a computer chip crunching data faster in the same small space, mammography is making a similar technological leap when it comes to its latest advance in image clarity.

GE Healthcare announced today that it has received FDA approval for a new mammography solution, SenoClaire*, which helps clinicians see breast tissue in three-dimensions -- but can do so without needing to increase the amount of X-rays used in standard 2D imaging.

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Wauwatosa, WI, September 3, 2014 --- GE Healthcare (NYSE: GE) today announced the FDA approval of SenoClaire*, GE's new breast tomosynthesis solution designed with a three-dimensional imaging technology. In collaboration with Massachusetts General Hospital, GE developed SenoClaire technology that uses a low-dose short X-ray sweep around the positioned breast with nine exposures acquired with a "step-and-shoot" method, removing the potential motion from the tube helping to reduce blur and increase image sharpness.

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The term "sustainability" is used more and more in urban settings today. With cities expanding, buildings reaching new heights and global populations exploding, it's logical to implement environmentally responsible initiatives to dispose of the wastes these lifestyles generate. But what we don't hear much about is the importance of sustainability after disposing of these wastes. Quite often, final disposal occurs in massive landfills, where waste is left to slowly decompose for many years.

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SHANNON, Ireland, September 3, 2014 -- GE Capital Aviation Services Limited (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing arm of GE, announced it added a new aircraft type to its owned fleet with the completion of a purchase-and-leaseback transaction with Nok Air involving two new Bombardier Q400 NextGen turboprops.

The first aircraft delivered to Nok Air on 26 August 2014 and the second is scheduled for delivery in September.

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A stratospheric balloon that encloses enough volume to hold a Boeing 747 will carry the InFOCus X-ray space telescope with the X-Calibur x-ray photon polarization detector mounted at its focal plane.

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  • Single source minimizes program risk
  • Sainsel places value on long term single point of support

HUNTSVILLE, AL.---SEPTEMBER 02, 2014---GE Intelligent Platforms (NYSE: GE) today announced that it has received orders from Sainsel Sistemas Navales of Madrid, Spain for a range of GE's rugged embedded computing systems that will be deployed as part of Sainsel's aeronautics program. GE's boards will be used in new equipment developed by Sainsel as part of a mission system. Initial value of the order is $1.5 million; long term value is expected to be $7 million.

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Simple, fast, and precise portable ultrasound to improve point of care imaging capabilities

Wauwatosa, WI, September 2, 2014 - GE Healthcare announced today commercial availability in the U.S. for its new LOGIQ™ e ultrasound system. Acute interventions, chronic patient management and needle guidance are daily challenges physicians' asked GE Healthcare to help solve. This new system features a programmable probe with buttons on it that allow for simple, fast and precise use of portable ultrasound at the point of care.

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by Michael Keller

Bridges are made to transport vehicles, not to make it easy for inspectors to do their job. That’s why inspecting the undersides and support pillars of tall ones is no easy task, either requiring people looking for problems to perform feats of contortion or the structure to go without review.

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MANILA, PHILIPPINES---September 2, 2014---GE (NYSE: GE) today announced its jet engine-based aeroderivative gas turbines have been chosen to power First Generation Corporation's (First Gen) Avion power plant in the Philippines. The 97-megawatt (MW) plant will pave the way for increasing utilization of cleaner and more efficient energy technology than more traditional fossil fuels in the local power generation industry, and GE's LM6000-PC Sprint gas turbines will be the first of their kind in the country.

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