Arcelor Profil Luxembourg S.A.
(former ProfilARBED), production
unit for long products in the
ARCELOR Group, is the world’s
leading producer of sheet piles and
bearing piles and has been playing
a leading role in the development
of piling technology for many years.
For rapid, cost-effective and
reliable structures, Arcelor
produces piling series which are
mainly characterized by a good
ratio of section modulus to weight
and a high moment of inertia.
Drive diversity. Homogeneous systems are less resi lient than diversified ones. For example, in 2007, a virus
killed millions of farmed Chilean salmon. The fish had been farmed at high density, treated with similar antibiotics
and subjected to similar preventive measures. They were, therefore, all vulnerable to a single threat. Applying
this lesson, financial institutions could encourage diverse and contrarian approaches towards modelling risk
and selecting business strategies. Competitive forces would make this difficult to achieve at an institutional level.
The component of the motor vehicle that converts the chemical energy in fuel into mechanical energy for power. The automotive engine also drives the generator and various accessories, such as the air-conditioning compressor and power-steering pump. See also: Automotive climate control; Automotive electrical system; Automotive steering Early motor vehicles were powered by a variety of engines, including steam and gasoline, as well as by electric motors.