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For “Social Infrastructure” news and topics from October 1, 2013, please see the “Energy & Infrastructure”, “Community Solutions” and “Healthcare” sections.

20 Sep, 2013
Sumitomo Corporation, NEC Group, Toshiba, and Morita receive order for supply of airport/aviation security infrastructure in Myanmar
19 Sep, 2013
Sekisui House, Toshiba and Honda to Jointly Exhibit at SMART MOBILITY CITY 2013 during Tokyo Motor Show
16 Sep, 2013
British Gas and Landis+Gyr announce £600m smart meters deal (Landis+Gyr SA)
10 Sep, 2013
Toshiba to Acquire T&D Business from Vijai Electricals Ltd., a Major Indian Manufacturer
9 Sep, 2013
Westinghouse, Toshiba and Exelon Nuclear Partners to Collaborate on Nuclear Project in Saudi Arabia
29 Aug, 2013
Toshiba and TEPCO Establish Joint Venture for Global Power Transmission and Distribution Business
5 Aug, 2013
Toshiba to Strengthen Power System Business in Turkey
2 Aug, 2013
Toshiba Selected by Japan's NIRS to supply World's First Rotating Gantry with Superconducting Magnets for Carbon Ion Radiotherapy
1 Aug, 2013
Toshiba Achieves World First with Successful Operation of Novel Combustor for New, Low Cost, Low Emissions Thermal Power System
25 Jul, 2013
Toshiba and 1Malaysia Development Berhad to Collaborate in Introducing Carbon Ion Radiotherapy System to Malaysia
19 Jul, 2013
Toshiba to Collaborate with ENEA, an Italian National Agency to Study Energy Management in Europe
18 Jul, 2013
International Team comes together to Study Demand Response Impacts at New Mexico Utility
10 Jul, 2013
Toshiba Completes Expansion of Houston Inverter Plant
4 Jul, 2013
Toshiba's Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor Selected for Singapore Train's Drive Systems
3 Jul, 2013
Toshiba to Supply Modular Data Center for Securities Exchange System in Myanmar
3 Jul, 2013
Toshiba Acquires cyberGRID, Leading-Edge Intelligent Solution Provider for Demand Response Deployment
27 Jun, 2013
Toshiba's Electrical Equipment Selected for Rio de Janeiro Trains
26 Jun, 2013
Toshiba Test Summer Power Demand Management for Residential Consumers in Yokohama Smart City Project
24 Jun, 2013
MHI and Toshiba Receive Order from Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation For Trackwork and E&M Systems for Nangang Extension Project to Extend High Speed Railway from Taipei to Nangang
13 Jun, 2013
Toshiba Wins Major Order for Nam Ou 5 Hydro Power Plant in Laos
11 Jun, 2013
Toshiba Participates in Biomass Energy Utilization Project of Saga Incineration Plant
6 Jun, 2013
Toshiba's Electric Equipment Selected for Hankyu Train
4 Jun, 2013
Toshiba Announces Shipment of Major Components for Ludington Pumped Storage Hydro Power Plant in U.S.
24 May, 2013
Toshiba to reinforce Social Infrastructure Business in Philippines
22 May, 2013
Toshiba's Proposal Reaches Major Milestone in IEC International Standardization for Smart Grids
17 May, 2013
Toshiba Starts Power Transformer Production at New Factory in Brazil
1 May, 2013
Toshiba Selected as Candidate Supplier for TEPCO's Smart Meter Communication System
1 May, 2013
Toshiba Selected by Singapore Post to Supply Automated Mail System
26 Apr, 2013
Toshiba Establishes Yangon Branch Office in Myanmar
26 Mar, 2013
ČEZ Temelín Bid Ranking Reaffirms Westinghouse AP1000® Nuclear Power Plant Credentials; Westinghouse Temelín Bid Achieves Highest Ranking
7 Mar, 2013
Toshiba to showcase environmental technologies at Singapore's Eco-Products International Fair 2013
4 Mar, 2013
Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation : New Subsidiary to be established in South Korea
25 Feb, 2013
Toshiba Enters into Direct Negotiations with Finland's Fennovoima
7 Feb, 2013
Toshiba and Landis+Gyr Take Another Step Toward the Smart Community
31 Jan, 2013
Toshiba Announces Consolidated Results for the First Nine Months and Third Quarter of Fiscal Year Ending March 2013
25 Jan, 2013
Toshiba to showcase the leading-edge technologies to nano tech 2013
24 Jan, 2013
GE and Toshiba Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Form Global Strategic Alliance to Establish a Joint Venture in Combined-Cycle Power Projects and Technology
7 Dec, 2012
Toshiba wins EPC Contract for HVDC power conversion system
27 Nov, 2012
Toshiba Constructing Cutting Edge Global Power Engineering Center
21 Nov, 2012
Toshiba Develops Tetrapod Robot for Tokyo Electric Power Plant Fukushima No.1 Nuclear Power Plant
12 Nov, 2012
Toshiba Develops Dual Interface IC module for Visa payWave
7 Nov, 2012
Solar/Wind Electricity Generation Project in Tahara City, Aichi Prefecture - Commencement of Construction -
31 Oct, 2012
Notice of Revised Business Forecasts [PDF 86KB/4pages]
31 Oct, 2012
Toshiba Announces Consolidated Results for the First Six Months and Second Quarter of Fiscal Year Ending March 2013
10 Oct, 2012
Toshiba to Acquire Shaw Group's Stake in Westinghouse
27 Sep, 2012
Westinghouse Appoints Danny Roderick President and CEO
27 Sep, 2012
Toshiba and GE Sign New MOU for Collaboration in Combined Cycle Power Generation Systems
21 Sep, 2012
Toshiba and Honda to Collaborate in the Area of Smart Community Business
20 Sep, 2012
Toshiba Wins EPC Contract for 400kV Substation in Kuwait
11 Sep, 2012
Toshiba, Kobelco and Keio Univ. to Develop Hybrid Power Control System for Concentrated Solar Power, Wind Turbine and Biomass Power Generation
7 Sep, 2012
FIRST WORLDWIDE MULTI-CENTER TRIAL CONFIRMS EFFICACY OF COMBINED CT ANGIOGRAPHY AND MYOCARDIAL PERFUSION IMAGING USING 320-DETECTOR ROW CT —Results of the CORE320 trial presented at ESC 2012—
6 Sep, 2012
Toshiba's SCiB Rechargeable Battery Selected for Idling Stop System of Suzuki's New Type Wagon R
9 Aug, 2012
Toshiba Wins Major Order for Retrofit of Ottumwa Thermal Power Plant in the U.S.
6 Jul, 2012
Toshiba’s Technical Contribution to Apparent Discovery of the Higgs Boson
5 Jul, 2012
Toshiba to Support Jinzhou's Smart Community Project in China
27 Jun, 2012
Toshiba Delivers Non-chemical Feed Filtration System to Fujitsu Ltd.'s Nagano Plant
15 Jun, 2012
Toshiba Signs Agreement to Develop Next Generation Thermal Power System with NET Power, Shaw Group and Exelon
8 Jun, 2012
Westinghouse and China JV Partner Initiate Startup of Zirconium Sponge Plant (Announced by Westinghouse Electric Company LLC on June 8, EST)
29 May, 2012
Toshiba to convert convertible bonds and acquire additional shares of Korea's Unison Co., Ltd.
29 May, 2012
Toshiba Completes Final Stage of Establishing a Joint Venture with Major Russian Power Generation Equipment Company in Power Transformer Business
23 May, 2012
Toshiba and Sojitz Win Order for Coal Thermal Power Plant Project
21 May, 2012
Nine Japanese Companies Launch Japan-U.S. Collaborative Smart Grid Demonstration Project in Business District of Albuquerque, New Mexico
21 May, 2012
Consortium of IHI, CTCI and Sumitomo with Toshiba's Steam Turbine / Generator Wins Talin Coal-fired Ultra Supercritical Thermal Power Plant (800MW x 2units) Full Turnkey Project From Taiwan Power Company
16 May, 2012
Toshiba to Establish Smart Community Center in Kawasaki, Japan
9 May, 2012
Toshiba Wins Major Order in India for Super-critical Steam Turbines and Generators Island Package
26 Apr, 2012
Toshiba Selected by Singapore to Pilot Air-conditioning System for Data Centres in a Tropical Climate
9 Apr, 2012
Toshiba Develops NPEngineTM, the World's First Hardware Engine that Directly Streams Video Content from SSD to IP Networks
4 Apr, 2012
Westinghouse Board Accepts Resignation of Jim Ferland, Previously Announced as Incoming President and CEO Chairman of Board Assumes CEO Position on Interim Basis (Westinghouse Electric Company LLC)
31 Mar, 2012
Westinghouse President and CEO Statement on U.S. NRC Granting COL to SCE&G
29 Mar, 2012
Toshiba Wins ISO26262 Certification for Functional Safety of Software Development Process for Automotive Applications
7 Mar, 2012
Toshiba Wins Major New Order from Hyundai Rotem to Supply Key Electrical Parts for Locomotives for Korea Railroad Corporation
20 Feb, 2012
Toshiba Wins Major Order in India for Super-critical Steam Turbines and Generators
12 Feb, 2012
Toshiba JSW Commissions Super Critical Technology based Turbine-Generator Manufacturing Facility in India
10 Feb, 2012
Westinghouse President and CEO Statement on U.S. NRC Granting COL to Southern Nuclear (Westinghouse Electric Company LLC)
9 Feb, 2012
Toshiba Wins Contract to Supply Steam Turbine and Generator for Thomas C. Ferguson Power Plant in U.S.
7 Feb, 2012
Completion Ceremony of Tanjung Jati B Coal-Fired Power Plant Expansion in Indonesia
19 Jan, 2012
Toshiba Wins Contract to Supply Steam Turbine/Generators for Holcomb Expansion Project in the USA
10 Jan, 2012
Westinghouse President and CEO Aris Candris to Retire Effective March 31 (Westinghouse Electric Company LLC)
10 Jan, 2012
Toshiba to Enter Smart Home Business in the U.S.
23 Dec, 2011
NRC GRANTS DESIGN CERTIFICATION TO WESTINGHOUSE AP1000® (Westinghouse Electric Company LLC)
5 Dec, 2011
Toshiba Launches New Malaysian Company
1 Dec, 2011
Toshiba Ships its First Major Component for Nuclear Energy Project in U.S.
17 Nov, 2011
Toshiba's SCiB™ Rechargeable Battery to Power Honda's New Electric Car, the "Fit EV"
14 Nov, 2011
Toshiba Selected as Global Partner for Major Smart Community Project in the United Kingdom
7 Nov, 2011
Toshiba to Supply Geothermal Equipment to Kenya's Largest Geothermal Power Plant Complex
21 Oct, 2011
Toshiba to participate in solar photovoltaic and wind power generation project in Tahara, Aichi prefecture
6 Oct, 2011
Toshiba and Meidensha to Collaborate in Hydroelectric Power Plant Systems
3 Oct, 2011
Toshiba Corporation to bring leading-edge technologies to CEATEC
29 Sep, 2011
Toshiba and Kazatomprom Establish JV for Rare Metals
27 Sep, 2011
Toshiba Signs Memorandum of Understanding on Sales Cooperation in Combined Cycle Thermal Power Generation Systems with GE
26 Sep, 2011
Toshiba's Italian Subsidiary Wins Contract for Key Element of Smart Grid System
20 Sep, 2011
Toshiba Signs Joint Venture Agreement with Major Russian Power Generation Equipment Company in Power Transformer Business
16 Sep, 2011
World's leading nuclear power companies adopt principles of conduct
6 Sep, 2011
Toshiba to Raise Ownership of Westinghouse by Acquiring Stocks Owned by Shaw Group
29 Jul, 2011
Toshiba Completes Acquisition of Landis+Gyr
25 Jul, 2011
Toshiba Signs Agreements with INCJ for Landis+Gyr Acquisition
5 Jul, 2011
Toshiba Selected to Conduct FS in Bulgaria on Development of a Super Critical Coal-Fired Thermal Power Plant with CCS
27 Jun, 2011
Toshiba Enhances Smart Community Initiatives in the U.S.
20 Jun, 2011
Toshiba to Supply Automotive Inverters for Ford's HEV and PHEV from 2012
16 Jun, 2011
TOSHIBA MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETES TENDER OFFER FOR OUTSTANDING SHARES OF VITAL IMAGES, INC
16 Jun, 2011
Toshiba's SCiB™ Rechargeable Battery Selected by Mitsubishi Motors for New Electric Vehicles
16 Jun, 2011
Toshiba and HP to Explore Smart Community Collaboration
9 Jun, 2011
TOSHIBA MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION ANNOUNCES EXPIRATION OF INITIAL TENDER OFFER PERIOD FOR OUTSTANDING SHARES OF VITAL IMAGES, INC. AND COMMENCEMENT OF SUBSEQUENT OFFERING PERIOD
9 Jun, 2011
Toshiba and Italian Subsidiary Sign Collaboration Agreement with Italy's Genoa on Cooperation in Smart City Plan
8 Jun, 2011
Toshiba Acquires Malaysian T&D Manufacturing and Engineering Company
23 May, 2011
Toshiba to Form Strategic Business Alliance with Korea's Unison Co., Ltd.
19 May, 2011
Toshiba Acquires Landis+Gyr
17 May, 2011
Toshiba Wins Major Ultra Supercritical Steam Turbines and Generators Order for Korean Southern Power Co., Ltd.
10 May, 2011
Toshiba Signs Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Thermal Power Generation Business with Babcock & Wilcox
28 Apr, 2011
TOSHIBA MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION TO ACQUIRE VITAL IMAGES, INC. FOR $18.75 PER SHARE IN ALL CASH TRANSACTION
5 Apr, 2011
Toshiba Wins Order for Geothermal Power Equipment in New Zealand
30 Mar, 2011
Toshiba Reinforces Social Infrastructure Business in South America
29 Mar, 2011
Toshiba Acquires Italian T&D and PV Engineering Company
28 Mar, 2011
Toshiba to Reinforce Social Infrastructure Business at Global Level
22 Mar, 2011
Toshiba's Statement Concerning Toshiba Group's Measures to Help Recover Power Systems Infrastructure Following the 2011 Pacific Ocean Earthquake off the Tohoku Region
Toshiba Announces 700 Engineers Called to Action and 100 Engineers Deployed to the Fukushima Daiichi and Daini Power Plants
2 Mar, 2011
Toshiba Wins Major Order in South Africa for Electrical Equipment for Locomotives for Iron Ore Transport
9 Feb, 2011
Toshiba Agrees to Start Discussions on Establishing JV for Enriched Uranium Sales with a Russian Enterprise
8 Feb, 2011
Toshiba Wins U.S. Order for Major Overhaul of Pumped Storage Hydro Power Equipment
24 Jan, 2011
Toshiba Signs Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Energy Development with Bulgaria's Bulgarian Energy Holding EAD
20 Jan, 2011
Toshiba Wins Major Order in the United States for Electrical Equipment and Systems for Passenger Rail Cars
18 Jan, 2011
Toshiba Wins Major Order for 600MVA Class Hydroelectric Generators for China's Datang Guanyinyang Hydro Power Development Co., Ltd.
17 Jan, 2011
Toshiba and IHI Establish Joint Venture to Manufacture Steam Turbine Parts for Nuclear Power Plants
12 Jan, 2011
Toshiba Wins Major Order for Supercritical Steam Turbines and Generators to be Supplied for India's Essar Power Gujarat Limited
21 Dec, 2010
Toshiba Signs Technical Development Agreement with Fennovoima for Toshiba ABWR Nuclear Power Plant in Finland
29 Nov, 2010
Shaw and Toshiba Expand Global Strategic Partnership
29 Nov, 2010
NINA Announces Newly Developed EPC Consortium to Advance South Texas Project
26 Nov, 2010
Toshiba Signs Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Development of Mineral Resources and Social Infrastructure with Mongolia's MNFCC
22 Nov, 2010
Toshiba Makes Full-scale Entry into Environmentally Conscious Modular Data Center Business
4 Nov, 2010
Toshiba Submits Application to U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission to Renew and Amend ABWR Design Certification
27 Oct, 2010
Toshiba Awarded Major Order for Mega Solar Power Generation Project by Hokuriku Electric Power Company for Shika Photovoltaic Power Station
19 Oct, 2010
Toshiba Awarded Major Order for Mega Solar Power Generation Project By Hokuriku Electric Power Company
15 Oct, 2010
Establishment of "International Nuclear Energy Development of Japan Co., Ltd."
13 Oct, 2010
Toshiba Awarded Major Order for Mega Solar Power Generation Project By The Chugoku Electric Power Co.,Inc.
12 Oct, 2010
Toshiba Enhances Hydro Power Equipment Production Capability in China
29 Sep, 2010
Toshiba Celebrates the Opening of Kashiwazaki Operations
29 Sep, 2010
Memorandum of Understanding with National Nuclear Center of The Republic of Kazakhstan
27 Sep, 2010
Toshiba Awarded Major Order for Mega Solar Power Generation System By Tohoku Electric Power Co., Inc.
22 Sep, 2010
Toshiba Industrial Products Asia Co., Ltd. Marks Official Opening of New Industrial Motor Manufacturing and Sales Base in Vietnam
16 Sep, 2010
Toshiba to Showcase Environmentally Conscious Products and Technologies for Transportation System at InnoTrans 2010, in Berlin
3 Sep, 2010
USEC, Toshiba and B&W Close on First Phase of Strategic Investment
18 Aug, 2010
Mitsubishi Corporation, Kinki Sharyo and Toshiba Receive Rolling Stock Order For Cairo Metro
9 Aug, 2010
TEPCO, Toshiba Corporation and JBIC redefine relationship with Uranium One
27 Jul, 2010
Toshiba's SCiB™ Rechargeable Battery Selected for Shimano's Electric Bicycle Parts
23 Jul, 2010
Toshiba and IHI Sign Definitive Agreement on JV to Manufacture Turbine Parts for Nuclear Power Plants
12 Jul, 2010
Shaw, Toshiba and Exelon Sign Teaming Agreement for Nuclear Projects in Saudi Arabia
6 Jul, 2010
Establishment of a new office to prepare for the foundation of the "International Nuclear Energy Development of Japan(tentative name)"
2 Jul, 2010
Toshiba Accelerates Development of SCiB™ Rechargeable Battery for Electric Vehicles
23 Jun, 2010
Toshiba to Build Drive Motors for Electrified Vehicles in the U.S.
3 Jun, 2010
Toshiba and Kazatomprom Sign Definitive Agreement on JV for Rare Metals
25 May, 2010
Toshiba and Babcock & Wilcox Announce Definitive Agreement to Invest in USEC
6 May, 2010
Toshiba Wins Major Order for Pumped Storage Hydroelectric Generators for China's CSG Power Generation Company
26 Apr, 2010
Toshiba and IHI Sign Memorandum of Understanding on JV to Manufacture Turbine Parts for Nuclear Power Plants
13 Apr, 2010
Toshiba's SCiB™ rechargeable battery selected for "Ev-neo," Honda's new commercial-use electric motorcycle
30 Mar, 2010
Toshiba Wins Major Order from Hyundai Rotem for Locomotives for Korea Railroad Corporation
24 Mar, 2010
Toshiba and Westinghouse Take Major Step to Expanding Front-End Business
1 Mar, 2010
Toshiba Makes Full-scale Entry into Residential Solar Photovoltaic Systems Business
18 Feb, 2010
Toshiba Corporation Signs MOU with Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited on Collaboration in the T&D business
1 Feb, 2010
Toshiba, JSW and Toshiba JSW Celebrate Cornerstone Laying Ceremony
18 Jan, 2010
Toshiba Awarded Major Order for Microgrid Systems by The Okinawa Electric Power Company, Inc.
24 Dec, 2009
Notice on appeal against a decision adopted by the European Commission
30 Nov, 2009
Toshiba Awarded Major Order for Mega Solar Power Generation Project By Tokyo Electric Power Company, Inc.
2 Nov, 2009
Toshiba Starts Operation of State-of-the-Art New Facilities in Nuclear Power Plant Engineering Center
28 Oct, 2009
Toshiba to Build a Second SCiB Production Facility
23 Oct, 2009
Toshiba Signs Letters of Intent with Kazatomprom in JV for Rare Metals
8 Oct, 2009
Notice on European Commission's Decision
29 Sep, 2009
Toshiba to complete construction of carbon capture pilot plant
19 Aug, 2009
Toshiba Awarded Major Order for Multi-MW PV Project for Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc.
31 Jul, 2009
Westinghouse Announces Acquisition of CS Innovations, LLC
14 Jul, 2009
MasterCard, Toshiba and DNP Introduce Dual-Interface PayPass / EMV Card
7 Jul, 2009
Toshiba Corporation Set to Enter Indian Thermal Power Industry
1 Jul, 2009
Jack B. Allen to Head Newly Formed Westinghouse Japan
12 May, 2009
Toshiba to Start Joint Studies on Nuclear Fuel with a Russian Enterprise
30 Apr, 2009
Westinghouse to Acquire Nuclear Fuel Industries Ltd.
29 Apr, 2009
Toshiba to Establish Nuclear Engineering Center in Charlotte, North Carolina
22 Apr, 2009
Westinghouse Announces Joint Venture for Zirconium Sponge Plant in China
17 Apr, 2009
Toshiba and IBM Showcase MXF Flash Memory Video Server Integrated with MediaHub
1 Apr, 2009
Toshiba Enforce Promotion of CDM Project in Vietnam
25 Feb, 2009
Toshiba, NRG Energy and CPS Energy Sign EPC Agreement for Two ABWR Nuclear Plants
13 Feb, 2009
Volkswagen and Toshiba sign letter of intent (announced by Volkswagen)
10 Feb, 2009
Tokyo Electric Power, Toshiba and Japan Bank for International Cooperation to Acquire 19.95% Equity Interest in Uranium One of Canada
5 Jan, 2009
Toshiba Makes Full-scale Entry into Solar Photovoltaic Systems Business
5 Jan, 2009
Westinghouse, Progress Energy Sign EPC Contract for Two AP1000 Nuclear Plants
25 Dec, 2008
Toshiba and SGI Japan Develops the World's First Full HD File-Base Program Broadcasting Systems
24 Dec, 2008
Toshiba Establishes Industrial Motor Manufacturing and Sales Base in Vietnam
24 Dec, 2008
Toshiba to Build New SCiB Battery Production Facility
3 Dec, 2008
Toshiba Corporation to build pilot plant for carbon dioxide capture technology
2 Dec, 2008
Toshiba Expands into Brazilian Air Insulated Switchgear Market by Acquiring Camargo Corrêa Equipamentos e Sistemas S.A.
1 Dec, 2008
Toshiba Inducted into Software Product Line Hall of Fame at Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute
1 Dec, 2008
TOSHIBA ANNOUNCES CORE320 – THE FIRST WORLDWIDE MULTI-CENTER TRIAL TO VALIDATE DYNAMIC VOLUME CT TECHNOLOGY IN A CLINICAL SETTING
13 Nov, 2008
Toshiba Strengthens Hydro Power Equipment Production in China
23 Oct, 2008
Toshiba-Westinghouse Consortium Receives Award from EDF for Renewal of Generator Coils for Nuclear Power Stations in France