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Nov 12, 2018
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PIPES NEWS
Nov 12, 2018
According to Kallanish Energy, Houston-based energy company Phillips 66 has announced an open season for three separate pipeline projects.   Alongside pipeline developer-owner Bridger Pipeline, Phillips 66 has proposed The Liberty Pipeline. It is set to provide shippers crude transportation from the Rockies and Bakken production areas... [Read More]

OTHER NEWS
Nov 8, 2018
UK water utility firm Anglian Water has announced that it will be utilising a new leak detection technology in its pipe network, sourced from UK-based supplier Primayer, according to press releases from both parties. Described as ‘ground-breaking’ by Anglian Water, the technology – referred to as advanced... [Read More]

OTHER NEWS
Nov 6, 2018
Mueller Water Products has signed a definitive agreement to acquire pipe couplings, grips and clamps manufacturer Krausz Industries. The deal, announced 5 November, is valued at $140 million (approximately €123 million) in cash. The transaction, subject to customary closing conditions, is set to close in December 2018. Founded... [Read More]

COMPANY NEWS
Nov 5, 2018
Next Filtration detailed in a press release how its Next FOG STOP system improved overall effluent water level at a municipal wastewater treatment plant in Brazil by reducing residual biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) by 50%. Combined with an increase in dissolved oxygen (DO) levels of 45.5%, Next... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Nov 2, 2018
In a bid to extend its valve solution portfolio and address a ‘wider scope of customer needs in flow control’, Metso has acquired the valve automation division of India-based Rotex Manufacturers and Engineers. Following the acquisition, Metso says a range of valves, actuators, limit switches and pneumatics... [Read More]

PIPES NEWS
Nov 1, 2018
A new form of detecting gas leaks in petrochemical plants and pipelines has been announced, as autonomous patrolling robots have been developed to use light and sound sensors to ‘listen to’ gas leaks.    The autonomous robots are fitted with tiny chemical sensors which allow them to... [Read More]

PIPES NEWS
Oct 30, 2018
A pipeline that runs from Central Virginia to Montvale is to be taken out of service. The line is operated by Georgia-based Colonial Pipeline Company. According to ABC8 News,  when in use the pipeline was 90 miles(144 km) long and delivered gas as well as other fuels... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Oct 30, 2018
Circor International has announced the launch of a new pump for use in industrial wastewater applications. According to a company announcement, the Allweiler OptiFix pump has been designed to the make the maintenance of industrial wastewater treatment applications faster, less frequent and simpler. The new product can apparently... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Oct 30, 2018
Netzsch has announced a new addition to its grinding technology range with the launch of the N.Mac Twin Shaft Grinder. According to an announcement for the new grinder, it has been designed ‘to protect pumps and processes’ and provide an upstream application to core Netzsch pump technology.... [Read More]

COMPANY NEWS
Oct 30, 2018
Xylem has appointed a new managing director for the UK and Ireland, who will oversee both the sales and services division of the business. Jason Howlett steps into the role having worked in the water industry for 18 years, having been involved in ‘operating and maintaining some... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Oct 30, 2018
Jersey. The largest of the Channel Islands.  Famed for its Royal new potatoes as well as its equally delicious dairy products from its iconic purebred cattle – and now, for those with an interest in exemplary engineering standards of management, research, design, efficiency, easy maintenance and... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Oct 19, 2018
San Francisco news outlet, SFGate, reported that a utility house that contains valves for a Chevron, US-based gas supplier, pipeline that runs through the San Francisco area caught fire in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania after a power line structure fell onto it. Described by the report as... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Oct 18, 2018
Pump solutions provider Grundfos has officially opened a new facility in Lenexa, Kansas, replacing the company’s facility in Olathe. The building includes a lecture hall with seating capacity for 100 people, a training area for ‘hands-on’ pump education classes and a training video production studio. In a bid... [Read More]

PIPES NEWS
Oct 17, 2018
A pioneering method of sniffing out leaks in water pipes has been carried out in Queensland. The original detection method sees trained dogs used to sniff out possible leaks in water pipes. They do so alongside leak detection technology already in use. The dogs used are working-line springer... [Read More]

PIPES NEWS
Oct 12, 2018
In just over 3 weeks Fluid Handling International will be hosting Krohne’s ‘Rapid and reliable pipeline leak detection’ webinar. As to provide a brief overview of the online conference, we have listed topics that will be discussed by speaker, Daniel Vogt.   -          The importance of leak moni... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Oct 9, 2018
Badger Meter, international leaders in the development and manufacture of flow management solutions, have announced the release of its new SEVA (Smart Electric Valve Actuator). Designed to reflect a cost sensitive solution that has best in class features within the electrical actuator market; the SEVA adapts... [Read More]

LEVEL MONITORING NEWS
Oct 8, 2018
According to a press release by Severn Trent, it has continued to explore is trial options with US-based WatchTower Robotics’ leak-finding technology. Designed by Dr. You Wu, the robot – named ‘Lighthouse’ – was the recipient of the James Dyson award which celebrates the ‘next generation of... [Read More]

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