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Hiroshima High-precision Radiotherapy Center to Open in Autumn 2015 Tokyo, July 24, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has received an order for the "Vero4DT," a radiation therapy system featuring dynamic tracking irradiation capability - marketed as the "MHI-TM2000 Linear Accelerator" - for the Hiroshima High-precision Radiotherapy Center, a cutting-edge cancer radiotherapy facility slated to open in Hiroshima Prefecture in Autumn 2015. The order is the first from Hiroshima Prefecture, where the Vero4DRT is manufactured, and with it cumulative orders to date now exceed 30 units. Therapy using the new system will commence simultaneous to the opening of the new facility. The Hiroshima High-precision Radiotherapy Center is currently under construction in the redevelopment zone (Futabanosato) at the north entrance to the Japan Railway's (JR) ... (more)

Ofunato City Unveils New Landmark

Ofunato Onsen Hotel to give locals relaxation space and revitalize tourism product Tokyo, July 23, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Local hotelier, Kairakuso, Ltd opens a new hotel in Ofunato, Iwate Prefecture on July 31. The opening of the hotel, Ofunato Onsen, is being made possible through a contribution of 50 million yen in loan funds from the Mitsubishi Corporation Disaster Relief Foundation (MCDRF). These funds complement support already being provided by The Bank of Iwate, a local financial institution. At a mere three minutes' drive from the Sanriku Expressway's Goishi Coast Inter... (more)

Remote Classroom for Making Battery Held between Japan and Nepal for the First Time

Tokyo, July 24, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - On July 8, 2014, Panasonic Corporation hosted a remote classroom about batteries for 80 eighth-year students from two classes at Bijeshwori Gyan Mandir Sainik Mahavidyalaya in Nepal. Panasonic Members served as lecturers, with translation provided by a teacher from Chiyoda Elementary School in Kawachi-Nagano, Osaka, which helped provide the link with the Nepalese school. Chiyoda Elementary School had previously held other exchange classes with the Nepalese school using video conferencing systems. This particular lesson was designed to teach... (more)

Introducing the Sharp Booth at PVJapan 2014

Proposing Energy-Smart Lifestyles through Cloud Storage Battery Systems and Other Technologies Tokyo, July 23, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Sharp Corporation will take part in PVJapan 2014, a comprehensive, international trade show for the solar-photovoltaic industry to be held by the Japan Photovoltaic Energy Association from July 30 to August 1 at the Tokyo Big Sight convention center in Koto Ward, Tokyo. Sharp's exhibits will include energy-smart lifestyle solutions made possible by cloud storage battery systems and other technologies. Exhibit Highlights 1. Home Energy Solutions Un... (more)

MHPS and HCH Jointly Receive Order for H-25 Gas Turbine For Ningbo Kefeng Thermal Power Co. in China

Replacement Unit Will Boost Power Plant Output and Efficiency Significantly Tokyo, July 23, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) and Hitachi (China) Ltd. (HCH), a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. in China, have jointly received an order for an H-25 gas turbine for Ningbo Kefeng Thermal Power Co., Ltd. (NKTP) in China. The unit on order is to replace an existing gas turbine currently in service in Unit No.1 of NKTP's thermal power plant in Ningbo City, Zhejiang Province. It marks the first order for an H-25 gas turbine received by MHPS since the company w... (more)