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Sep 28, 2022
SEEPEX SAI optimises dewatering plant 
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Sep 22, 2022
The demands for safety, efficiency and environmental responsibility from the oil, gas and energy industries have significantly impacted the selection of pneumatic valve actuator for quarter turn failsafe valves (ball, butterfly and plug) and dampers. Actuator sixing depends on the various valve torque values, minimum supply pressure and actuator-valve safety margins /... [Read More]

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Sep 15, 2022
Operators in the oil and gas sector are facing some big challenges – many of which are being exacerbated by the current pandemic. Oil prices are low and production in a surplus. The cyclic nature of the industry means there is an ongoing need for cost saving and efficiency. However, keeping production costs lean must be balanced with the need for safety. This not only... [Read More]

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Sep 14, 2022
A total of 17 countries in South-East and Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia, plus Kosovo[2], saw an unprecedented growth in renewable power capacity between 2017[1] and 2021. Over this period, they cumulatively added 21 gigawatts (GW) of capacity, for a total installed renewable power capacity of 106 GW[3]. Released on September 14, the UNECE Renewable Energy... [Read More]

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Sep 6, 2022
With no need for compressed air, early electric actuators can operate with less sound and less maintenance than the predominant pneumatic actuator. Of course, the standard pneumatic option offered its own apparent benefits – performance in extreme temperatures, for example, and an elegant simplicity. As a result, the flow control industry has stubbornly clung to pneumatic... [Read More]

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Aug 30, 2022
A recent move to further reduce emissions caused by excessive energy consumption has seen the Norwegian government offering funding to companies that lessen their contribution to CO2 and NOx figures. One oil facility took the opportunity to rerate two condensate export pumps, which would not only reduce energy consumption but also optimise performance for the remaining... [Read More]

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Aug 26, 2022
If an organisation is considering building a new fluid or sampling system, chances are it will cost significant capital. Throughout the process, it is equally important to consider the human capital necessary to make the new system work as well. It takes a specific set of skills to design a safe and efficient system with the right components, as well as to install all... [Read More]

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Aug 22, 2022
In addition to the transformation towards a climate-neutral chemical industry and the perennial topic of digitalisation, the current global political situation also poses massive challenges for the process industry. Which technologies can be used to achieve defossilisation? How to secure and enhance regional and global supply chain networks? What hurdles must be overcome... [Read More]

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Aug 13, 2022
Antonio Castilhos, vice president of national sales, NETZSCH Pumps North America, outlines the growth in this pump sector The adoption of multi-screw pumps has increased exponentially over the past five years or so, with the consumption volume rising from 146,000 units in 2015 to 202,000 units this year. This rapid rise has been fuelled by a number of factors, including... [Read More]

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Aug 3, 2022
In addition to the transformation towards a climate-neutral chemical industry and the perennial topic of digitalisation, the current global political situation also poses massive challenges for the process industry. Which technologies can be used to achieve defossilisation? How to secure and enhance regional and global supply chain networks? What hurdles must be overcome... [Read More]

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Jul 28, 2022
Calgary is one of Canada’s fastest growing metropolitan cities and is the major urban centre for the southern half of the province of Alberta. The city is located in the foothills of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, at the confluence of the Bow and Elbow Rivers. The city is perhaps best known internationally for its annual July rodeo and outdoor show, the Calgary Stampede.... [Read More]

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Jul 21, 2022
Sustainability is increasingly becoming a crucial requirement for operators and end-users as regulations have become more demanding and stricter. To operate in a more sustainable and environmentally friendly way, operators are reviewing all their equipment. One vital piece of equipment that can go a long way towards positively contributing to improved sustainability... [Read More]

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Jul 18, 2022
The adoption of multi-screw pumps has increased exponentially over the past five years or so, with the consumption volume rising from 146,000 units in 2015 to 202,000 units this year. This rapid rise has been fuelled by a number of factors, including major growth in the industries of end users, such as power generation, food and beverage, and chemical and petrochemicals.... [Read More]

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Jul 12, 2022
The Combined Cycle Power Plant (CCPP), one of the largest CCPPs in South Korea, is located in the Gyeonggi Province and has a capacity of 1,900 MW. The heart of the plant consists of four gas turbines, two steam turbines and generators, all made by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. The six boiler feed water pumps were supplied by a Korean pump manufacturer. Ever since... [Read More]

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Jun 28, 2022
For the Multnomah County Drainage District No.1 (MCDD) in Portland, Oregon, which helps protect lives and property from flooding, robust pumps and trash rakes are essential. So from what was already a major, time-sensitive equipment upgrade, the all-important deadline suddenly became a challenging journey into the unknown. MCDD, in conjunction with three other districts,... [Read More]


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