Kapil Dev appointed Chancellor of Haryana Sports University

first_img Next Press Trust of India ChandigarhSeptember 14, 2019UPDATED: September 14, 2019 18:55 IST Former Indian captain Kapil Dev (IANS Photo)HIGHLIGHTSSports University of Haryana will be the third sports university established by a state governmentThe university will conduct academic and training programmes in physical educationThe State Cabinet had recently approved the proposalCricket legend Kapil Dev will be the first Chancellor of the Haryana Sports University at Rai in Sonipat district.”Kapil Dev will be the first Chancellor of Haryana Sports University at Rai, Sonipat,” Haryana Sports Minister Anil Vij said in a tweet on Saturday.Kapil Dev will be the first Chancellor of Haryana Sports University at Rai, Sonepat ANIL VIJ MINISTER HARYANA (@anilvijminister) September 14, 2019The Sports University of Haryana will be the third sports university established by a state government in the country after Swarnim Gujarat Sports University (Gandhinagar) and Tamil Nadu Physical Education and Sports University (Chennai).Vij had earlier announced that the Sports School, Rai (Sonipat), will be upgraded to a Sports University.The State Cabinet had recently approved the proposal.Vij had said that the university will conduct academic and training programmes in physical education and sports sciences, including sports technology and sports medicine.Courses will include training for sports management, sports infrastructure engineering, sports psychology, sports nutrition, sports journalism and sports marketing.Also Read | Team India forced to train indoors ahead of 1st T20I against South AfricaAlso see:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byNitin Kumar Tags :Follow Kapil DevFollow Anil Vij Kapil Dev appointed Chancellor of Haryana Sports UniversityKapil Dev, who was India’s first World Cup-winning captain, has been appointed first Chancellor of Haryana Sports University.advertisementlast_img read more

First use of Sinamics SL150 cycloconverters for grinding mills Siemens to modernise

first_imgCanada’s Quadra FNX Mining has commissioned Siemens to modernise the drive in a SAG mill in its Robinson open-pit copper mine in Nevada, USA. This will be the first time that an ore mill is to be equipped with a Sinamics SL150 cycloconverter, after this new drive system has already been successfully introduced in other mining and metal applications as bucket chain excavators and rolling mills. Together with a new diagnostics system, the cycloconverter will increase the operational reliability and availability of the plant while at the same time reducing maintenance costs. The modernisation concept developed by Siemens allows for most of the existing electrical equipment to be retained, which significantly reduces the conversion costs. Modernization work is scheduled to be finished in the summer of 2011.Installation of a Sinamics type SL150 cycloconverter is the center-piece of the modernisation of the ore mill in the Robinson mine. The Simine Mill GD solution concept for gearless mill drives and twin-pinion mills enables analogue or early digital control systems to be replaced without also having to replace the motor or transformers. Particularly in retrofitting projects, the control system of a cycloconverter can be replaced while retaining the power unit.The converter and associated automation equipment are pre-assembled in a container module (e-house). The scope of supply from Siemens also includes a diagnostics system, as well as operating data acquisition and remote service feature. These give the maintenance personnel a continuous, up-to-date overview of the relevant plant parameters. Unplanned shutdowns can be reduced to an absolute minimum and maintenance intervals can be adjusted to actual requirements, thus cutting maintenance costs. Siemens is responsible for hardware and software engineering, installation supervision and commissioning, and adaptation of the automation equipment. Siemens Industrial will handle a large part of the project directly in the USA.Quadra FNX Mining was created in May 2010 by the merger of Quadra and FNX Mining and is one of North America’s leading copper producers. The company runs a number of ore mines in Chile, Canada and the USA, as well as development projects in Chile and Greenland. The Robinson copper and gold mine in Nevada was bought by Quadra from BHP Billiton in 2004.last_img read more