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Mar 25, 2019
NSW council trials water leakage reduction technology
PIPES NEWS
Mar 25, 2019
Louisiana-based pipe supplier Stupp Corporation will invest $22 million (€19.4 million) in upgrading its two steel pipe manufacturing facilities in Baton Rouge. The project, which was announced by Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, will create 128 new direct jobs and could create almost 300 indirect opportunities, of... [Read More]

PIPES NEWS
Mar 22, 2019
Water treatment company Pentair, together with the Pentair Foundation, has announced a new partnership with Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO) to deliver clean drinking water to Mathare, in Nairobi, Kenya. The project builds on a multi-year programme to deliver safe drinking water to Kibera, located in the... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Mar 22, 2019
A research team from Saarland University in Germany has developed self-regulating valves and motorless pumps made from electroactive silicone film, which offer enhanced functionality in industrial applications. Led by Professor Stefan Seelecke, the researchers are able to control the responsiveness of the valve by sending electrical pulses... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Mar 21, 2019
UK-based flow control equipment manufacturer Oxford Flow has signed a distributor agreement with GCG Engineering Service to supply pressure reducing valves and gas pressure regulators to oil, gas and water industries in the Gulf Cooperative Council (GCC). Oxford Flow’s patented valve technology features only one moving part,... [Read More]

PIPES NEWS
Mar 21, 2019
Aberdeen-based Wood announced it has won a contract worth $34 million (€29.8 million) from RH energytrans to construct 28 miles of pipeline in the US. The contract, which is for the Risberg natural gas pipeline between Pennsylvania and Ohio, also includes the construction of a meter station... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Mar 20, 2019
Rotork has announced that its IQ3 intelligent multi-turn electric actuators are being used in solar-powered control stations for water gathering pipelines in the US. The intelligent systems ‘allow for the remote operation of single-stage isolation and modulating valves’ to control water flows in a high-pressure pipeline network,... [Read More]

OTHER NEWS
Mar 20, 2019
UK utility company Thames Water announced that it has signed contracts worth £200 million (€232.95 million) to tackle leakage across its network. The contracts have been awarded for an eight-year period and were signed at Thames Water’s head office in Reading by its CEO Lawrence Gosden. Thames Water... [Read More]

OTHER NEWS
Mar 12, 2019
Process automation company Endress+Hauser announced that it is investing $38.5 million (€34.15 million) into a new 112,000 square-foot Gulf Coast Regional Center Campus. The company broke ground at its new site in Pearland’s lower Kirby District, just outside of the Houston area. “We continue to make investments that... [Read More]

PIPES NEWS
Mar 8, 2019
Bulgarian gas network Bulgartransgaz announced that a €1.4 billion pipeline is set to be built in Bulgaria, Reuters reports. Three consortiums have submitted bids in the tender to build the gas pipeline. According to the report, the plans are to have the 484km pipeline run from... [Read More]

PIPES NEWS
Mar 8, 2019
According to Kota TV News, a legislative panel has approved Governor Kristi Noem’s bills to prepare for potential protests over the Keystone XL oil pipeline. At the Legislative 11th hour, the two bills proposed by Noem ‘sailed’ through a joint House Senate committee despite opposition from tribal... [Read More]

OTHER NEWS
Mar 6, 2019
Fluid technology company Applied Flow Technology (AFT) announced the winners of its Platinum Pipe awards, which are designated to pristine system models that use AFT software. Each winner won a $500 Amazon gift card and $2,000 in software credit for their company. ‘Most Interesting Model’ went to Joel... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Mar 6, 2019
FSIP pump design with the xLC stator adjustment unit permits situation-specific adaptation An existing pump, which conveyed thick sludge to an intermediate tank, showed a high level of wear due to the abrasive medium. The wastewater treatment plant therefore decided to replace it with a unit that... [Read More]

PIPES NEWS
Mar 6, 2019
According to State Impact Pennsylvania, state environment officials in Greene County have levied a $1.5 million (€1.3 million) fine against a natural gas pipeline company due to construction site problems.     The State Impact Pennsylvania reports that the fine stems from violations that began in October 2017... [Read More]

OTHER NEWS
Mar 6, 2019
Pump manufacturer Netzsch announced that it will be expanding its grinding technology portfolio with the launch of its new N.Mac Twin Shaft Grinder. According to the release, the N.Mac is designed to fragment a variety of materials, and is ideal for wastewater treatment, biogas and biomass plants,... [Read More]

OTHER NEWS
Mar 6, 2019
Technology and engineering company Emerson has announced its new product; the ‘first’ fully integrated wireless gas monitor. Emerson states that the gas monitor has been developed in response to the critical need for the monitoring of toxic hydrogen sulphide gas in wellheads, tank farms, and other remote... [Read More]

PIPES NEWS
Mar 4, 2019
A pipeline ruptured and burst in Audrain County just north of Mexico, a town in Missouri, news outlet KMIZ 17 reports. According to Missouri State Highway Patrol Troopers on the scene, the pipeline is currently handled by Panhandle Eastern Pipeline, which is a subsidiary of... [Read More]

PIPES NEWS
Mar 1, 2019
According to AP News, The Native American tribe resisting the Dakota Access oil pipeline has said that an Army Corps of Engineers document shows that before consulting them, the agency concluded the pipeline won’t unfairly affect tribes. Standing Rock Sioux officials state that the document reinforces the... [Read More]

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