September 13, 2017
Over the last 20 years flow measurement specialist Titan Enterprises has supplied over 600,000 flow measurement devices to the beer industry, the company reports. These devices have all gone to the same beer maker, Vianet (formerly Brulines), and have been used for a different functions in the beer production process. The relationship with Titan Enterprises started when... [Read More]

September 11, 2017
Italian manufacturer Bonomi has announced the expansion of its Valpres ball valve range with the introduction of API 608 Floating Ball Valves. API 608 is a standard which exceeds the requirements set by ASME B16.34, meaning the ball valves can comfortably handle the rigorous requirements of the petrochemical, power, oil and gas and water treatment markets. The new Floating... [Read More]

September 11, 2017
Schubert & Salzer Control Systems has announced the opening of a new state-of-the-art training centre, aimed at new customers and current users of their products. This new facility at the company’s premises in Ingolstadt, Germany, makes a striking impression thanks to its unique architecture. At the heart of the building is a fully functional valve test bench.... [Read More]

September 8, 2017
Swedish company Atlas Copco has acquired the operating assets of C.H. Spencer & Company, a US distributor and service provider of industrial pumps, compressors and related products. Based in Salt Lake City, Utah, C.H. Spencer also operates in the states of Nevada, Wyoming and Idaho. The company focuses on the distribution and service of compressors, industrial pumps... [Read More]

September 8, 2017
UK based Atlantic Pumps has announced plans to open a new office in Ireland. The company, which specialises in pumping abrasive and aggressive fluids, will open their new premises at Newry in County Down. The new facility will house Audex and SlurryPro pumps and parts. Through the expansion, Atlantic will be able to offer Irish-based clients the opportunity to take advantage... [Read More]

September 7, 2017
The Turbomachinery Laboratory at Texas A&M University has partnered with New Way Air Bearings to launch #TPSHelpsHouston, a fundraising campaign to provide relief to Houston area residents affected by Hurricane Harvey. Hosted by the Turbomachinery Laboratory, Houston’s annual Turbomachinery & Pump Symposia (TPS) recently had to be rescheduled to December... [Read More]

September 7, 2017
Finnish start-up LNGTainer is set to begin production of a new type of LNG container, with the intention of “opening up access to parts of the world where natural resources are scarce.” LNGTainer will produce its new product in Finland. According to a statement, the company’s patented technology makes the storage and transportation of LNG more energy... [Read More]

September 6, 2017
Researchers have demonstrated that a unique system can cool flowing fluid to a temperature below that of the surrounding air, without using electricity. Since 2013 Shanhui Fan, professor of electrical engineering, and his colleagues, have been using the roof of Stanford University’s Packard Building to test a high-tech mirror-like optical surface that they believe... [Read More]

September 6, 2017
Construction has begun on NEL’s new, £16 million Centre of Excellence (CoE) for subsea development. According to NEL, a specialist in flow measurement research and development, its new high pressure multiphase flow test facility will have the largest test range in the world. NEL’s new facility is being built to allow a greater understanding of the impact... [Read More]

September 5, 2017
Nikkiso has closed its acquisition of Cryogenic Industries of Temecula, California, USA, and Cryogenic Industries of Basel, Switzerland. The deal includes all of Cryogenic Industries’ operations. Cryogenic Industries consists of original technology brands ACD, Cosmodyne and Cryoquip. The group has over 40 years’ experience in the engineering and production... [Read More]

September 5, 2017
As concerns over the health effects of particulate matter grow, it’s possible that in the future smartphones with an inbuilt gas sensor could be used to warn of heavy exposure. Researchers at the Fraunhofer Research Institution for Microsystems and Solid State Technologies EMFT in Munich have now developed a ‘powerful’ micro diaphragm pump which could... [Read More]

September 4, 2017
Following the devastation of hurricane Harvey, several key pipelines in Texas are starting to come back into service. Colonial Pipeline, which runs the US’ biggest fuel system, said in a press release that it was working “expeditiously” to complete final repairs on facilities damaged by Harvey, and ensure the integrity of its system between Houston and... [Read More]

September 1, 2017
Foresight Group has invested £500,000 into Southampton based Utonomy, an intelligent gas grid solutions provider. The investment has been made on behalf of the Foresight Williams Technology EIS Fund. Utonomy has developed an innovative technology for reducing leakage in gas distribution networks. The unique ‘internet of things’ solution automatically... [Read More]

September 1, 2017
Atlas Copco Portable Energy has ‘vastly expanded’ its dewatering pumps range with the launch of over thirty heavy-duty, high-capacity pumps. Among the new additions are three high-flow models to the PAS range of centrifugal dry prime pumps, capable of accommodating flows of up to 1400 cubic metres an hour. “Since acquiring Varisco we’ve established... [Read More]

August 31, 2017
MMI Engineering has carried out comprehensive pipe integrity checks at the Port of Tyne and Lynemouth power station in the UK, after BOC supplied a nitrogen deluge fire suppression system to help facilitate the plant’s coal to biomass fuel conversion. After winning the contract to supply the nitrogen fire suppression system for the three biomass silos at the Port... [Read More]