November 25, 2016
DAB Water Technology, an Italian expert in the global water management industry, eyes at least 50% growth in the Middle East market in the next few years. DAB officials said it will target the exponential infrastructure development activities underway in this market, where there is a huge requirement for sustainable water pumping, submersible motoring, and other water... [Read More]

November 24, 2016
Canadian city of West Kelowna is planning to construct a new C$53.5 million (€37.5m) water treatment plant to supply half of the city’s population of 31,000. Officials of the British Columbian city have submitted an application for provincial and federal governments to cover 83% of the costs through the Clean Water and Wastewater Fund. The plant, on which... [Read More]

November 24, 2016
Chemoil Middle East DMCC has fitted its time-chartered and owned barges in Fujairah with E&H mass flowmeter (MFM) systems that have passed the TR48 acceptance test.  Chemoil worked closely with Lloyd's Register (LR), together with the National Metrology Centre (NMC) of Singapore, A*Star, and bunker consultancy Metcore International to certify the barge systems... [Read More]

November 24, 2016
Alpha Process Controls (APC) has secured a contract to supply GNL Quintero regasification terminal in Chile with its LNG hose transfer system with innovative emergency release collar (ERC) breakaway couplings. The UK-based division of the GT Group will deliver the complete ERC systems, consisting of liquid and vapour lines, which will be employed for emergency ship-to-shore... [Read More]

November 23, 2016
The city of Greater Sudbury in Canada is facing a massive bill to renovate and upgrade its water network within the next 15 years. According to a recent testimony delivered to the City Council, the cost of the works could rise to anywhere from C$76 million to C$435 million (€52.4m to €304.3m), the Sudbury Star reports. The cheaper option would include keeping... [Read More]

November 23, 2016
Hungarian bioethanol producer Pannonia Ethanol has successfully completed a €135 million credit facility agreement with a consortium of Hungarian banks. The facility will support expansion at the company’s Dunaföldvár, Hungary, biorefinery, investment in new projects, cost reduction, additional jobs, and increases in both corn buying and animal... [Read More]

November 23, 2016
Growing urbanisation and industrialisation in the developing countries and increasing use of water pumps in industries is driving the demand for water pumps globally. A new market study by Persistence Market Research names four segments driving growth in the water pump marketplace, namely industrial, municipal, agricultural, and domestic water pumps.  Based on technology,... [Read More]

November 23, 2016
The famous Orange County in California is set to get a new multi-million dollar water treatment plant in a bid to create another water source for the arid region. Five water districts around the area have joined together to fund and build the $107 million (€100m) Baker Water Treatment Plant, which is expected to begin operation in January. The plant is estimated... [Read More]

November 23, 2016
IMI Sensors, a manufacturer of industrial vibration and pressure monitoring instrumentation, has released models 176A03 and 176A05 pressure sensors for extreme environments. The 176A03 and 176A05 are very high/extreme temperature differential charge pressure sensors with a UHT-12 sensing element. IMI has developed the sensors to be used in the combustion instability... [Read More]

November 23, 2016
Arjay Engineering has discontinued its 4100-OCF open channel flow monitor, and replaced it with the new 4100-PRO monitor. The 4100-PRO is a multi-oil/water interface profiler monitor and uses multiple sensing probes to measure the capacitance field at distinct points within the tank. The resulting profile can be used to track the vertical location of an interface/rag... [Read More]

November 22, 2016
SPX Cooling Technologies, designer and manufacturer of evaporative and air-cooled heat exchangers, has released the new Marley LW, an induced-draft counterflow closed-circuit fluid cooler. The new fluid cooler design incorporates patent-pending heat transfer technology, a lower height to address local code restrictions, and other installation and maintenance advantages. The... [Read More]

November 22, 2016
German valve maker Gemü has equipped its valves with integrated RFID chips to enable continuous electronic traceability and direct maintenance support in response to industry’s growing needs for documentation. The system, referred to as Gemü Conexo, comprises valves with an integrated RFID chip (in the body, diaphragm, and actuator), an electronic reading... [Read More]

November 22, 2016
Global water technology company Xylem has been awarded a new five-year framework agreement with Scottish Water, the body responsible for water and sewerage services across Scotland. Under the agreement, Xylem will supply and install submersible and diesel pumps for all Scottish Water rental applications across the region. Xylem will provide its state-of-the-art Flygt... [Read More]

November 21, 2016
Outdoor shelters with a novel combination of Intertec's passive and active cooling technologies have been chosen to protect vital control systems at a Middle Eastern refinery. The environmental protection solution is being provided as part of an upgrade to the burner management systems at the core of the plant's refining processes. High-reliability PLC-based systems... [Read More]

November 21, 2016
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will lend $167 million (€157m) to a Bangladesh development project that will see the Asian country boost natural gas production and expand transmission infrastructure. The project, valued at a total of $453 million, aims to help the Bangladeshi government solve the country’s energy crisis by improving the availability of clean... [Read More]

November 21, 2016
Indian state-run fuel retailers Indian Oil Corp. (IOC), Bharat Petroleum Corp. (BPC), and Hindustan Petroleum Corp. (HPC) will set up around seven second-generation (2G) ethanol plants across the country. The plants will be set up at a cost of Rs40 billion (€552.7m) and will help enhance ethanol availability for blending with petrol, according to online... [Read More]