October 5, 2017
The TransCanada Corporation has announced that it will no longer be proceeding with the proposed Energy East Pipeline and Eastern Mainline projects. “After careful review of changed circumstances, we will be informing the National Energy Board that we will no longer be proceeding with our Energy East and Eastern Mainline applications,” said TransCanada president... [Read More]

October 5, 2017
German flowmeter specialist Krohne has announced a new flowmeter specially designed for use with biogas. The OPTISONIC 7300 Biogas ultrasonic flowmeter is able to measure both wet and dry biogas compositions, and continues a growing trend of fluid handling equipment being designed with biogas application in mind. Flowmeters operating on the ultrasonic principle require... [Read More]

October 5, 2017
Marine survey solutions specialists MMT have been awarded a contract by the Danish energy transmission operator Energinet as part of the Baltic Pipe project. For the assignment MMT will carry out a route survey for a new offshore pipeline in the North Sea and in Lillebælt, the inner Danish Seas. Organised as a collaboration between Energinet and Polish gas transmission... [Read More]

October 3, 2017
Ultravalve, a process valve and RPZ valve specialist owned by Bonomi, has supplied valves for a ground-breaking district heat project in Greenwich, London. Based in the Midlands, Ultravalve is the exclusive UK partner for Vexve, a Finnish valves manufacturer specialising in district heating and cooling valves. Ultravalve has supplied the project with Vexve Full Bore Steel... [Read More]

October 2, 2017
A laser based method that could be used to quickly and accurately detect chemicals such as explosives and dangerous gases has been developed. The team from the University of Michigan states that the method could be used in airports, for the environmental monitoring of pollutants, or even on battlefields. The technique’s ability to accurately detect chemicals and... [Read More]

October 2, 2017
Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) has recently installed a large number of Bredel heavy duty hose pumps at a copper mining company in Northern Brazil. An initial prospective order for pumps at this site was lost to competitive hose pumps. However, following repeated hose failures and lengthy downtime, the mine’s operators opted to install 32 Bredel hose... [Read More]

September 29, 2017
A new water pipeline to secure water supplies in Bracknell, Berkshire, England, will be in operation next month as part of a £450,000 (€306,000) investment project in the area. South East Water will be completing the final piece of work on its project to lay a new 1.4 kilometre pipeline along Opladen Way and Harmans Water Road. Matthew Cooper, project manager... [Read More]

September 29, 2017
Canadian petroleum and natural gas pipeline operator Pembina Pipeline Corp. announced that it is adding additional infrastructure and increasing operational flexibilities to its previously announced Phase V pipeline expansion in order to accommodate incremental volume commitments from customers. This Phase V pipeline expansion includes a 20-inch pipeline from Lator to... [Read More]

September 28, 2017
Japan-based Yokogawa Electric Corp. has announced that it has begun working with pump equipment manufacturer Iwaki Co. on a proof-of-concept (PoC) test for a remote pump monitoring services. This service will use an Industrial IoT (IIot) architecture that is currently under development by Yokogawa, according to a statement supplied to Creamer Media Engineering News. The... [Read More]

September 28, 2017
The price of oil has fallen back to around $58.59 a barrel after hitting a two-year high on 26 September, 2017, according to the BBC. Rising demand and geopolitical worries had fuelled the increase, along with indications that production cuts by Opec (Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) members are starting to bite. Brent rose about 4% to just short... [Read More]

September 27, 2017
Xylem has announced its commitment to a renewed research partnership with the Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF). The new commitment, which stretches from 2017-2019, will see Xylem continue to support WE&RF’s research into water reuse. It builds on a previous three-year partnership between Xylem and WE&RF. As well as financial support,... [Read More]

September 27, 2017
Ahead of WEFTEC 2017 (30 September – 4 October at McCormick Place in Chicago), Fluid Handling International presents an introduction to Verder, who’ll be exhibiting at Booth #623   Who is Verder? Verder Liquids is a part of Verder Group, founded by Andre Verder in the Netherlands in 1959. The company manufactures and supplies a broad... [Read More]

September 26, 2017
The hydraulic fracturing of shale oil and gas wells is a highly water intensive process, using millions of gallons of fresh water and producing vast quantities of contaminated wastewater. Now, an international group of scientists claim to have produced a superhydrophilic membrane which is capable of cleaning fluids in the fracking process so they can be reused. According... [Read More]

September 26, 2017
Ahead of WEFTEC 2017 (30 September – 4 October at McCormick Place in Chicago), Fluid Handling International presents an introduction to Echologics, who’ll be exhibiting at Booth #1131 Who is Echologics? Echologics develops advanced acoustic technologies, products and services that enable non-invasive diagnostics of water utility pipeline... [Read More]

September 25, 2017
Ahead of WEFTEC 2017 (30 September – 4 October at McCormick Place in Chicago), Fluid Handling International presents an introduction to KSB, who’ll be exhibiting at Booth #4651   Who is KSB? KSB Aktiengesellschaft is a manufacturer of pumps, valves and related services. Headquartered in Frankenthal, Germany, the company has sales and... [Read More]