Apr 11, 2016

Toshiba, IHI receive orders for thermal power plant in Indonesia

Toshiba Corp. and IHI Corp. said separately Monday that they have received orders of key equipment for the expansion of a coal-fired thermal power plant in Indonesia’s Banten province. Toshiba will supply a steam turbine and generator, while IHI will provide a boiler. The ...

Feb 22, 2016

IHI to promote aero-engines unit chief Mitsuoka to president

IHI Corp. plans to promote its aero-engines unit chief Tsugio Mitsuoka to president, replacing Tamotsu Saito, sources familiar with the matter said Monday. The appointment will be effective April 1. Managing Executive Officer Mitsuoka, 61, has overseen an expansion of sales and profit at ...

Dec 3, 2015

Japan preparing to test-fly MHI-built stealth jet

Japan is closing in on becoming the fourth nation to test fly its own stealth jet, a move that could further antagonize neighboring Asian countries that oppose Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s bid to strengthen the role of the Self-Defense Forces. The aircraft is scheduled ...

Jun 19, 2011

How will having dosimeters help?

The June 15 Kyodo article “34,000 children in Fukushima to get dosimeters” is absurd. What facilities does the prefecture have available to read these 34,000 dosimeters? None. What plans does the prefecture have in place to respond to high readings from the children’s high ...

Apr 14, 2011

Almost as bad as Chernobyl

The Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency and the Nuclear Safety Commission on Tuesday provisionally raised the severity level of the crisis at Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s stricken Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant from level 5 to the maximum 7 on the International Nuclear ...