January 19, 2017
ISS, an industry expert in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) fluidic technology, is launching the next-generation MassSense liquid and gas density meters (LDM & GDM 6500) and liquid flowmeter (LFM 5000). The meters are the first in a suite of products that ISS is scheduled to launch in 2017, including high-performance gas flowmeters (GFM 6500). MassSense liquid... [Read More]

January 19, 2017
Aon Global Risk Consulting, the risk management consulting arm of Aon, in collaboration with research agency TNO, has launched a new modelling tool for the oil and gas sectors. The Aon Loss Estimating Risk Tool (ALERT) for oil, gas and petrochemical clients is able to model the potential financial impact of a wide range of fire and explosion scenarios in the hydrocarbon... [Read More]

January 18, 2017
The global pipeline leak detection system market for the oil and gas industry is expected to witness significant growth until 2023, driven by increasing demand and regulatory changes. The market’s estimated value by the end of 2016 was $2.1 billion, a new market study by Credence Research says, and it is projected to reach $3.2 billion (€2.9bn) by 2023, growing... [Read More]

January 18, 2017
Canadian energy company Enbridge has shut down and isolated its Ozark pipeline following a 15,330 gallons (365 barrels) crude oil spill in Missouri, US. "On 14 January, a leak detection alarm notified workers of a potential release on Line 51, the Ozark pipeline, at the Lawrence Pump Station in Lawrence County, Missouri," Enbridge spokeswoman Jennifer Smith told Reuters... [Read More]

January 18, 2017
Clarke Industrial Engineering has entered into a licensing agreement with Curtiss-Wright Corp. to exclusively distribute Clarke’s patented and proprietary shutter valve technology for various markets. The shutter valves will be exclusively available to Curtiss-Wright for the worldwide naval defence market, the US maritime homeland security market, and... [Read More]

January 18, 2017
Pump maker Amarinth has secured a further order of API 610 OH2 pumps to be used aboard Total’s new Egina floating production storage offloading (FPSO) vessel. Amarinth’s Malaysian operation secured the second order for API 610 OH2 super duplex pumps for a de-sanding and process water treatment package aboard Total’s Egina FPSO following on from its successful... [Read More]

January 18, 2017
Graco Advanced Fluid Dispense (AFD) has launched new barrel stack designs for Graco F-5 and F4-55 two-component liquid silicone rubber (LSR) injection moulding meter, mix, and dispense equipment. The updated barrel stacks are available in both multi-pass and single pass designs, and they are easy to clean and assemble and have no tapered national pipe thread (NPT) threads. End... [Read More]

January 17, 2017
Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) has produced a series of web videos to educate process engineers and specifiers on the benefits of its Bredel hose pumps. In particular, a focus is given to comparisons between Bredel technology and progressive cavity (PC) and air operated diaphragm (AOD) pumps. The online accessibility of the videos ensures the content can... [Read More]

January 17, 2017
The Bottrop purification plant was built between 1991 and 1997 by Emschergenossesschaft (ZSB) at the location of the former Emscher river purification plant in Germany. In Bottrop, the sewage produced by about 1.34 million population equivalents is purified in the plant. This is equivalent of the sewage produced by about 650,000 inhabitants and the same quantity of industrial... [Read More]

January 17, 2017
A US brewery required an innovative cooling system for its craft beer production In late 2015, Two Roads Brewing Co. in Connecticut, US, was looking to expand its fast-growing brewery and needed the expertise of a leading-edge HVAC/R manufacturer to assist it. Phil Markowski, master brewer, and Mike Wight, director of operations contacted a local HVAC contractor, who... [Read More]

January 17, 2017
Dean Pump, a centrifugal pump manufacturer and CECO Environmental brand, has entered into a distribution agreement with Dorian Drake International. Under the terms of the agreement, Dorian Drake will be responsible for sales in specific international markets, including all of Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia, and South America. The agreement is the first step in a major... [Read More]

January 17, 2017
Andritz Hydro, part of international technology group Andritz, has received an order from Eidsiva Vannkraft to supply electromechanical equipment for a new Norwegian hydropower plant. Andritz’ contract comprises design, manufacturing, and delivery of the complete electromechanical equipment for the new Nedre Otta plant. The supply deal includes two vertical Kaplan... [Read More]

January 16, 2017
Fowler Wastewater Reclamation Facility in the US state of Georgia has been approved for a multimillion dollar expansion project set to double its capacity. Forsyth County board of commissioners voted to greenlight the nearly $64 million (€60m) contract to expand the Fowler facility from treating 2.5 million gallons a day to 5 million gallons. The county’s... [Read More]

January 16, 2017
EPS has signed a design-build-operate (DBO) contract valued at €3.8 million for the upgrade of the water supply infrastructure in Ireland. The work being undertaken in North Leitrim involves an overall €8.4 million investment by Irish Water and will benefit 9,000 people, Leitrim Observer reported. The North Leitrim Regional Water Supply Scheme supplies treated... [Read More]

January 13, 2017
The Philippines’ largest oil firm Petron Corp. wants to build a new refinery to aid a foreign partner in meeting the growing domestic demand for finished petroleum products. According to Ramon Ang, president of Petron’s parent company San Miguel Corp., the new refinery would process up to 250,000 barrels of oil per day. The facility would increase Petron’s... [Read More]

January 12, 2017
Emerson’s Daniel 3415 and 3416 dual-configuration gas ultrasonic meters have received the industry’s first technology qualification (TQ) from DNV GL for fiscal gas meters. The TQ is a risk-based assessment that evaluates meter performance in real-life operational environments to ensure the technology meets the highest fiscal measurement standards. The certification... [Read More]