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Mar 1, 2021
Data software improves efficiency at treatment plant
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Feb 25, 2021
Global liquefied natural gas (LNG) trade increased to 360 million tonnes in 2020, according to Shell’s latest annual figures. The oil and gas company said this was despite the unprecedented volatility caused by the COVID-19 pandemic that resulted in lockdowns around the world. Demand in 2019 stood at 358 million tonnes. Global LNG prices hit a record low early in... [Read More]

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Feb 19, 2021
Power stations and steam distribution systems depend upon robust and reliable flow control equipment for safe operation. Celeros Flow Technology now offers the Direct Steam Converting Valve - Steam Atomisation (DSCV-SA) from Copes-Vulcan. Specifically designed for arduous applications such as steam turbine bypass systems, continuous steam let down stations and CHP... [Read More]

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Feb 12, 2021
A manufacturer within the German automotive sector has a modern combined heat and power plant that supplies its own facilities as well as large areas of the nearby town. A short lead time was, therefore, an important aspect when putting routine pump maintenance out to tender. Not only was Sulzer able to offer the earliest completion date, but it also met the deadline... [Read More]

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Feb 3, 2021
A new report released by Liquid Gas UK (LGUK) has outlined the route to decarbonising non-domestic off-grid businesses using LPG and bioLPG. The report, by the trade association for the LPG industry in the UK, found that LPG and bioLPG have the potential to replace one third of all the coal and oil currently used to heat non-domestic buildings as well as for industrial... [Read More]

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Feb 2, 2021
Before a series of upgrades, totaling $27 million (€22 million) over five years, at the City of Washington’s wastewater treatment plant in Indiana, even the smallest amount of rainfall would cause an overflow. The money was a significant sum, but as any municipal works superintendent would tell you, funding is a long and complicated process. Prior to the installation... [Read More]

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Jan 26, 2021
Flow measurement systems are essential to many industries. The monitoring of air, gas, liquid, steam or water flow provides exact information to specialists who manage their plants. In short, flow measurement is a vital process in the production, manufacture and distribution, whether these be gas or fluid-based. Not only does it allow companies to monitor levels of... [Read More]

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Jan 22, 2021
Leading peristaltic hose pump manufacturer Bredel, part of the Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG), has invested over €3.4 million in a new high specification CNC turn-mill centre, an automated gantry loader and a vertical storage system to ensure shorter lead times for customers. This major investment signals the intention of Bredel and WMFTG as a whole to... [Read More]

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Jan 13, 2021
On the road to climate-friendlier mobility, hydrogen is gaining importance as an energy source for fuel cells. However, fuelling of hydrogen is more complex than fuelling of petrol and diesel. Unlike other gases, hydrogen heats up as it expands, causing pressure and temperature changes during fuelling that need to be precisely monitored. Heinrichs Messtechnik has... [Read More]

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Jan 12, 2021
Swagelok — a leading solutions provider of fluid system products, assemblies, and related services — has announced the launch of its gas distribution programme. The new programme offers a complete suite of services and fully engineered sub-systems designed to help enhance safety in industrial facilities. Maintaining optimised performance throughout the entirety... [Read More]

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Jan 12, 2021
There are a huge number of variables you need to weigh up when selecting the right types of bearings for your project. There is no doubt things can get confusing, particularly if your project is non-standard. Chris Johnson managing director at specialist bearing supplier SMB Bearings, explains one of six important bearing selection considerations. Getting the right... [Read More]

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Jan 5, 2021
For the offshore oil and gas industry, about 75% of the water produced is treated and then discharged into the ocean, with the rest being re-injected. Moving onshore, roughly 90% of this water is re-injected, with the rest being treated and re-used or discharged. With the rapid development of shale oil and gas, and the demand for water for hydraulic fracturing, there... [Read More]

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Dec 11, 2020
Rotork IQ actuators have been operating cone valves at the Nathaniel Washington power plant, which enable precise control of water through the penstock systems. The site has a total of 33 hydroelectric generators and IQ actuators have been installed as part of an overhaul project to operate cone valves. Over the past 20 years the US has embarked on building several... [Read More]

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Dec 9, 2020
Siltbuster Process Solutions (SPS) provided a wastewater treatment solution for Welsh Water at its visitor centre while a new plant gets built. The original wastewater treatment works would not have been capable of treating the increased amount of wastewater produced when the refurbished visitor centre in the Llys y Frȃn Country Park Reservoir is completed. Young... [Read More]

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Dec 8, 2020
Aftermarket support from Celeros Flow Technology has delivered significant improvements in environmental performance and mean time between failures (MTBF) for an operating European oil refinery. There was a maintenance window of just two weeks available in which to complete a mechanical upgrade to a third party OH2 pump. The upgrade was necessary to ensure the pump... [Read More]


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