November 9, 2016
Positive displacement pumps and process instruments distributor AxFlow, has acquired Process Partner, a Norwegian process instrumentation, calibration, and gas detection expert for offshore and onshore industries. AxFlow Norway has been seeking to expand its product and service portfolio in Norway, particularly within advanced industrial process instruments, the company... [Read More]

November 9, 2016
Hallite Seals International has released its new Armorlene high-performance polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) product and material portfolio that encompasses more than 30 product profiles, 26 materials and 18 Armorlene PTFEs. The new portfolio expands the Armorlene product and materials range outside the German and Chinese markets. Armorlene PTFE was developed in response... [Read More]

November 8, 2016
Krohne has introduced the Opticheck flowmeter verification tool, providing in-situ verification for mass and other flowmeters and enabling operators to perform preventive maintenance and responsive service. When the Opticheck is connected in-line on site, it gathers measuring data to ensure that the flowmeter is performing within 1% of the factory calibration, with a... [Read More]

November 7, 2016
The oil and gas sector could comply with increasing pressure to reduce costs and enhance efficiency for energy projects through standardised designs and modularised construction techniques, according to SNC-Lavalin. The engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company says that while standardisation is not a new concept in the oil and gas industry, it is fast emerging... [Read More]

November 4, 2016
Schiltach, Germany-headquartered measurement technology developer Vega has released the new Vegapuls WL S 61 contactless radar sensor for the water and sewage sectors. Radar technology offers numerous advantages when compared with ultrasonic level sensors, as it is independent of weather influence, such as strong sun, wind, surface turbulence, condensation, fog, or rain. In... [Read More]

November 3, 2016
Ultrasonic flare metering company Fluenta has renewed its partnership agreement with Netherlands-based liquid and gas flow solutions provider Wegman. The agreement marks a successful commercial relationship spanning almost a decade that supports Dutch operators with regulatory compliance, safety management, and emissions reductions, Fluenta says. Wegman provides advice,... [Read More]

November 3, 2016
Metso has signed an agreement on a comprehensive valve delivery for Kilpilahti Power Plant in Porvoo, Finland. Metso's valves will be used in conjunction with the power plant's three different boiler units to control the power plant's process flows. Optimally selected, reliable valve solutions enable efficient and safe energy production at low costs and with minimal... [Read More]

November 3, 2016
A.W. Chesterton Co. has introduced its latest compression packing product DualPac 2211, which uses a proprietary braiding technology that combines two materials to maximise performance characteristics of both. DualPac 2211 combines the resilience of aramid and sealing capability of expanded PTFE fibres to reduce or eliminate the need for gland adjustments and results... [Read More]

November 2, 2016
A new range of variable speed drives (VSDs) with a host of innovative features has been unveiled by motion control specialists Yaskawa. The new drives enable simple and reliable control of traditional and emerging motor technologies through 630kW. The powerful GA700 AC drives combine intuitive inter-action, high flexibility and reliability, and ease of use for applications... [Read More]

November 1, 2016
Flow solutions provider Fluid Components International (FCI) has established a joint venture with GAS Arabian Services Co. called Fluid Components Saudi Arabia. The new joint venture in Saudi Arabia offers service and support for all local and regional users of FCI instrumentation. The facility provides immediate access to FCI engineering and technical support, local... [Read More]

October 31, 2016
German valve and actuator manufacturer Auma has launched the new SA multi-turn actuator suitable for continuous underwater use, opening up new applications of electric actuators. The new product is intended for use in water supply systems, hydropower plants, civil engineering constructions for water applications, and specific offshore applications. Where water supply... [Read More]

October 31, 2016
Aquarius Spectrum, a provider of cloud technology solutions for monitoring municipal water distribution networks and leak detection, has been named in the 2016 Global Cleantech 100 Ones to Watch list. The GCT100 Ones to Watch list, produced by Cleantech Group (CTG), seeks to highlight a group of up and companies that are catching the eye of leading investors and... [Read More]

October 28, 2016
Weir Oil & Gas has reached more than 1,000 hours of pumping time in harsh conditions with is SPM QEM 3000 frac pump. Subsequently, the Fort Worth, Texas-based company reports it has agreed on a sale of a fleet of the pumps to Canyon Services Group, based in Calgary, Canada. The two companies intend to deploy the SPM QEM 3000 frac pump to production... [Read More]

October 28, 2016
Severe-duty valves and components specialist Hunt Valve has released pump bypass control valves for high-pressure centrifugal pump systems requiring minimum flow to provide cooling when there is no system demand. With fail-safe features included, the valve technology provides increased pressure for the application while saving energy and improving efficiency. “Traditionally,... [Read More]

October 28, 2016
Honeywell and Flowserve will collaborate to provide Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions that aim to help industrial customers make their operations safer, more efficient, and more reliable. The collaboration will be part of the Honeywell Inspire programme, Honeywell’s joint customer development programme for its IIoT ecosystem. Andrew Hird, VP and... [Read More]

October 27, 2016
In mid-2016, China’s largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker Pan Asia undocked in Hudong Zhonghua shipyard in Shanghai, China. Pan Asia is the first tanker for Pan Union LNG project and, with a capacity of 174,000m3, it is expected to bring China 1.5 million tonnes/year of clean energy. Integration of dual fuel electric propulsion technology and a re-liquefaction... [Read More]