March 2, 2017
A ruptured wastewater pipe in Michigan, US, has released nearly 2 million gallons of sewage into Grand River, which runs into Lake Michigan. According to the MLive news site, the 45-year-old heavy duty ductile iron pipe was repaired with a stainless steel clamp/sleeve with a rubber gasket on 28 February, but not before the massive amount of sewage has already escaped. The... [Read More]

March 2, 2017
Interventek Subsea Engineering has signed a two-year exclusive deal with Louisiana, US-based Professional Rental Tools (PRT) to supply its in‑riser Revolution valve for well intervention operations in the Gulf of Mexico. Interventek’s Revolution shear and seal valve will be used to enhance PRT’s existing subsea systems offering. “We... [Read More]

March 2, 2017
Thompson Pump will be unveiling its “Pump of the Future” concept at the 2017 CONEXPO-Con/AGG conference in Las Vegas, US, 7-11 March. Thompson Pump manufactures pumps and related equipment, and provides engineering expertise for dewatering operations for construction, bypass, and emergency applications. The concept pump with ANC technology will be on display... [Read More]

March 1, 2017
The leak detection market for oil and gas is expected to be valued at $3.38 billion (€3.2bn) by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 6.9%, a new market report states. According to research firm MarketsandMarkets, the growth can be attributed to the increasing incidents of leakages in the oil and gas pipelines and storage tanks at production facilities, development and expansion... [Read More]

March 1, 2017
Chinese energy service solutions provider NF Energy Saving Corp. has recently signed a $340,000 (€322,779) sales contract to supply a project with butterfly valves. According to the contract signed with Sinkiang Production and Construction Group, NF Energy will deliver the equipment in the third quarter of 2017. This is the first contract signed in 2017... [Read More]

March 1, 2017
Idec Corp. has introduced its EC2B Series, a new line of enclosures, control stations, and accessories for hazardous location (HazLoc) applications. The products deliver value and time savings to panel builders and end users with global approvals for hazardous environments, popular standard control station configurations, and customised control station configurations... [Read More]

February 28, 2017
The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has made available alternative extension approval tests to validate already installed mass flowmeter (MFM) systems on tankers. The MPA says tankers that had been fitted with MFMs three years ago and require recalibration for compliance can now utilise an alternative extension approval test in order... [Read More]

February 28, 2017
The Parflex division of motion and control technologies developer Parker Hannifin Corp.has released its Polyflex 2340N-24 subsea hydraulic hose, an alternative to 1½” welded pipe in offshore drilling operations. The first 1½” hydraulic hose specifically designed and certified for subsea applications up to 5000psi, Polyflex 2340N-24 replaces welded... [Read More]

February 27, 2017
The KSB Group has been awarded a contract for the supply of six reactor coolant pumps for a new power plant in China. To be used in the first two units of the new Zhangzhou power plant, the pumps will be delivered by SEC-KSB Nuclear Pumps & Valves Co., a joint venture that handles the order together with KSB, Germany. The order, worth “triple digit” million... [Read More]

February 27, 2017
Indian Oil Corp. has repaired and restored the Mathura-Delhi section of its Mathura-Jalandhar pipeline, where an instance of illegal tapping was detected on 17 February. The pipeline was put it back into service the same night to ensure uninterrupted transport of petroleum products. Early on 17 February, Indian Oil's security guards patrolling the RK Puram area of Mathura... [Read More]

February 27, 2017
Australian Pump Industries has introduced a new cast 316 stainless steel self-priming centrifugal pump to handle corrosive liquids in mining applications. The new pumps - designed to answer a need in mining and chemical industries for cost efficient, ISO9001 quality products capable of handling contaminated and corrosive liquids – feature close coupled electric... [Read More]

February 27, 2017
German companies have the potential to play a large role in Iran’s upcoming water and wastewater projects, according to the managing director of a major Iranian engineering company. Hamidreza Janbas, MD of Iran’s National Water and Wastewater Engineering Co. (NWWEC), spoke to the country’s national news agency ISNA on the sidelines of a joint economic... [Read More]

February 24, 2017
Krueger Sentry Gauge has released two new classes of chemical sight gauges, the Type H-S3 and PH, developed in response to a need within the industry for a robust tank gauge that could withstand use in harsh fluids. The new products include an innovative three-piece calibration arrangement that is used in both H-S3 and PH model+s. The H-S3 is part of Krueger’s... [Read More]

February 24, 2017
Endress+Hauser has released SupplyCare 3.0, an update to its industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) application for tank inventory management that monitors levels and product inventory in tanks and silos. Enhancements in SupplyCare 3.0 include hardware and software options allowing level, flow, and pressure data to be displayed at a desk or handheld device regardless of... [Read More]

February 23, 2017
In-Situ, a US-based manufacturer of on-site water monitoring instrumentation, has acquired all of the operations of Australian Measuring and Control Equipment (MACE). MACE is a privately held company that has designed and manufactured ultrasonic flowmeters, data loggers, and controllers for over three decades. MACE products provide flow, total volume, level and velocity... [Read More]