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Mar 20, 2023
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Mar 15, 2023
There are two distinct functions that a valve actuator performs – the ‘intelligence’ of managing digital or analogue control signals and feedback loops, and the ‘brute force’ to open and close a variety of different valve types. AUMA separates the ‘intelligence’ and ‘brute force’ by taking a modular approach to our actuator construction. This provides... [Read More]

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Mar 10, 2023
According to leading pump and mixer manufacturer, Landia, there is support for the call by a water company boss for organisations to engage with the public more to address unfair criticisms. However, it believes that there are significant improvements that the industry could implement from within to change negative perceptions that people currently have of the water... [Read More]

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Mar 7, 2023
Can you introduce yourself as well as explain to our readers what FTC does? Houston-based Filtration Technology Corporation (FTC) has an impressive history of developing and delivering innovative filtration and separation products and solutions since 1987. FTC’s extensive line of proprietary and industry standard products covers liquid-solids filtration, liquid-liquid... [Read More]

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Mar 2, 2023
Specifying non-standard technical requirements or non-commercially available materials can impact the economics and timeframe of any project. When specifying a material for a specific oil and gas application, there are many different factors to consider. Here some practical examples illustrating how simple material parameters can add or reduce value and complexity are... [Read More]

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Feb 16, 2023
The energy world is at the dawn of a new industrial age – the age of clean energy technology manufacturing – that is creating major new markets and millions of jobs, but also raising new risks, prompting countries across the globe to devise industrial strategies to secure their place in the new global energy economy, according to a major new International Energy Agency... [Read More]

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Feb 16, 2023
A farm in the north-west of Kent has significantly enhanced its biogas operation by upgrading the mixing system for its two 4,500m3 anaerobic digesters. Oncoland Farm (part of The Billings Group) had been experiencing problems with the mixers that were installed when the gas-to-grid AD plant was built in 2020 as part of its continuing diversification. Traditionally,... [Read More]

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Jan 30, 2023
Europump members represent more than 450 pump companies with a collective production value of more than €10 billion and an employee base of some 100,000 people across Europe. This influential body plays a significant role in helping to create the product and application standards that shape the manufacture, supply and installation of pumps and their related systems.... [Read More]

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Jan 27, 2023
Air, ground, and water source heat pumps are one of the most effective technologies for reducing carbon, and with a potential 500% efficiency, they are a great solution for projects of all sizes. With almost 15 years’ experience in the industry, Elliott Sharpe, Vital Energi’s design director in London, leads the design and CAD departments to deliver high quality design... [Read More]

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Jan 27, 2023
The regional municipality of Peel is the third-largest water utility in Canada serving a population of approximately 1.38 million people in the cities of Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon, in Ontario. The region’s water system comprises 4,500 km of water mains ranging in size from 100mm to 2,500mm in diameter. The majority of these water mains are PVC and relatively... [Read More]

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Jan 24, 2023
As global water distribution infrastructure ages and the world's population grows non-revenue water (NRW) – caused mainly by leakages resulting from pipe failures – presents a significant economic and environmental challenge for utilities worldwide. Retrofitting existing water networks with modern pressure management systems helps prevent loss of precious water resources,... [Read More]

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Jan 19, 2023
The predominance of complex, internationalised supply chains is one of the defining characteristics of the global economy in the 21st century. When economists talk about globalisation, they are in part talking about the interconnectedness of the world’s economic trade, thanks to the ability for supply chains to link countries together. Cobalt mined in the Democratic... [Read More]

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Jan 10, 2023
In continuous operation since 1857, Zinkgruvan is one of the oldest underground facilities in Sweden. It is located close to the town of Askersund, 250 kilometres southwest of Stockholm, and was acquired by the Canadian Lundin Mining Corporation in 2004. Zinkgruvan comprises a well-organised underground structure of tunnels and a processing plant, producing zinc, lead... [Read More]

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Jan 9, 2023
Air, ground, and water source heat pumps are one of the most effective technologies for reducing carbon, and with a potential 500% efficiency, they are a great solution for projects of all sizes. Heat pump technology is helping the UK’s journey to net-zero. What types of heat pump are there and how do they work? Heat pumps can appear quite complicated at first... [Read More]

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Jan 5, 2023
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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