March 7, 2017
Clark-Reliance Corp. has announced a new line of coalescing filter elements for the gas processing industry, designed to eliminate unsafe filter element changeout techniques while increasing filtration efficiencies. The new VertexCore filter elements have a fixed extension that is welded to the element end cap, which allows maintenance staff to easily remove and replace... [Read More]

March 7, 2017
Asco has introduced the Asco Numatics 617 Series Sentronic^LP proportional electronic regulator for accurate pneumatic pressure control in applications with limited power supplies. “The 617 Series’ 4W power consumption offers design and control engineers a highly reliable and cost-effective solution for pressure regulation in low-power environments,”... [Read More]

March 6, 2017
Australian engineering company Stirloch has been awarded a AUS$9.8 million (€7m) contact to construct a water treatment plant in New South Wales. The Nabiac water treatment plant is part of a AUS$34.6 million Nabiac Inland Dune Aquifer Water Supply project, which is planned to deliver a second water supply to the area. The plant was commissioned by Australian water... [Read More]

March 6, 2017
Veolia’s Nuclear Solutions entity, through its subsidiary Kurion, will deploy effluent treatment systems at four Magnox sites in the UK under a new contract between the two firms. Under the agreement with Magnox, Veolia will design, build, and install the new systems at the four sites, enabling the removal of contaminated waste from the sites’ active effluent... [Read More]

March 6, 2017
Illinois, US-based sealing solutions provider Inpro/Seal has released the VB45-S bearing isolator, expanding its venerable 40-year-old product line that increases equipment reliability through permanent bearing protection. Invented by Inpro/Seal in 1977, the bearing isolator extends bearing life by increasing protection against contamination ingress and lubrication loss,... [Read More]

March 3, 2017
Flex-A-Seal, a Vermont, US-based manufacturer of custom engineered mechanical seals and welded metal bellows, has recently acquired H&S Sealing, which has been doing business in Louisiana for over 35 years. As part of the expansion effort, H&S Sealing will become Flex-A-Seal Service Solutions, which aims to expand its capabilities and its ability to service... [Read More]

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]