Jun 14, 2024
New upgrade delivers major benefits to key facility
Jun 4, 2024
The Irish Government’s planned Biomethane Strategy has the potential to displace fossil gas in many hard-to-decarbonise sectors and play a significant role in the decarbonisation of Ireland’s agriculture sector. The corresponding increase in anaerobic digestion and digestate production can boost soil health and reduce the reliance on synthetic fertilisers. Ireland... [Read More]

May 31, 2024
Sulzer recently celebrated the official launch of a brand new test and assembly centre built alongside its existing pump manufacturing facility in Mexico City. The new state-of-the-art facility features a 10-meter-deep hydraulics test bed for large pumps, a digital monitoring system and a dedicated packaging area. With this expansion, Sulzer Mexico’s pump facility enhances... [Read More]

May 23, 2024
ACHEMA, which returns to Frankfurt from 10 to 14 June, will once again be the place to go for the entire range of technologies and services for the process industries. With five innovation themes and the Special Show Hydrogen, one of the world's biggest trade show for process technology will focus on the key challenges facing the industry this year. The process industries... [Read More]

May 13, 2024
The American Petroleum Institute (API) has released new analysis on the benefits of low-carbon hydrogen produced from natural gas. The study, commissioned by API and conducted by ICF, found that hydrogen produced from natural gas with carbon capture and produced from electricity and other energy sources could eliminate an additional 180 million metric tons of greenhouse... [Read More]

May 8, 2024
Carbon graphite is employed by businesses to decrease costs, improve efficiency and ensure public safety across the fluid handling industry. Carbon graphite’s mechanical/chemical properties and its attributes make it a material to consider when designing mechanical/dry gas seals, pumps and valve equipment, to name but a few. Range of benefits Carbon graphite... [Read More]

May 1, 2024
Liz Robinson would much prefer not to be doing this interview. Rightly proud of pump manufacturer Landia UK’s 30th anniversary this year, Liz knows the ins and outs of those eventful past three decades, because she’s been there since day one. As the epitome of an unsung hero, she politely grimaces at the very thought of this article and its headline being put out... [Read More]

Apr 26, 2024
In today’s crowded process plants, less than ideal straight pipe runs often result in swirling fluid flows and asymmetrical velocity profile distortions that affect the efficient, continuous operation of equipment, such as gas compressors, valves and pumps and the accuracy of sensitive instruments, such as flowmeters. The efficiency of natural gas compressors,... [Read More]

Apr 24, 2024
At a crucial stage of a £43 million (€50 million) upgrade, including a critical inlet screen and screen handling replacement, the last thing a contractor would want is for not one, not two, but three back-to-back storm events. Yet for one leading solution provider to the water industry, it provided the ultimate test for new inlet screens at Hartshill Sewage Treatment... [Read More]

Apr 23, 2024
The chemical supply chain plays a critical role in society, providing countless products on which people, organisations and governments rely on. As those in the biofuels sector will be aware, the industry has faced significant challenges in recent years, including the impact of Brexit and the skills gap. Tim Doggett, CEO of the Chemical Business Association (CBA),... [Read More]

Apr 10, 2024
In the realm of industrial storage and transportation of volatile liquids, maintaining pressure equilibrium within tanks is critically important. The role of pressure and vacuum relief vents (PVRVs) or valves in this context is indispensable, serving as crucial safety mechanisms. Here, Anand Palanivelu, head of international sales at Protectoseal, outlines the role... [Read More]

Apr 9, 2024
Temperature ratings are typically published for industrial seals so you know where they can and cannot be used. Many sealing products have testing standards, allowing manufacturers to publish results for easy product comparison. However, there is no standard that tells you how to determine minimum and maximum temperatures, so how do companies come up with their ratings?... [Read More]

Apr 5, 2024
Organisations involved in the transportation and storage of volatile or hazardous liquids face stringent legislative controls to ensure people, products, and the planet are protected from accidents and harmful emissions. The transportation and storage of flammable liquids or gases can pose a significant risk to both people and the environment, so for almost 100 years,... [Read More]

Apr 3, 2024
Sometimes there are moments that surprise even experts. This was the case recently when a Tsurumi dewatering pump survived a drop test from a height of seven metres - which was not really to be expected. This remarkable achievement sheds new light on the robustness and reliability of dewatering pumps. The fact that they can withstand a lot is relevant for the actual... [Read More]

Mar 28, 2024
The water sector is at the forefront of the UK's sustainability revolution, but this is not without its challenges. The need for greater investment, underpinned by robust data, was the subject of British Water's second annual Creating a More Sustainable Water Sector Conference in Manchester on 21 March. Opening the conference was keynote speaker, Mark Lloyd, chief executive... [Read More]

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