Water/Wastewater News
Jun 29, 2022
Pipelines
Wet wipes have been causing obstructions in drains across the country and one UK water company is taking action. Yorkshire Water said ‘millions of pounds’ was spent by staff clearing drain blockages each year. Bosses have now called for mandatory ‘do not flush’ labelling on wet wipes to curb the issue. Wet wipes – particularly baby and toilet wipes – cause... [Read More]

Other News
Jun 29, 2022
Titan LNG has rebranded as Titan reflecting its commitment to delivering fuels that decarbonise shipping including liquefied biomethane (LBM) and any hydrogen-derived green fuel in the future. Titan specialises in providing shipping and industrial customers with end-to-end clean fuel solutions. This includes project planning, physical supply and delivery, as well as... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jun 29, 2022
Pipelines
INEOS Oligomers has announced a phased 50% expansion of its LaPorte High Viscosity (HV) PAO unit. The plant in Texas is expected to be fully operational by mid-2025. The unit was initially built with a nameplate capacity of 20,000 tonnes per annum but was engineered to allow efficient expansion to support anticipated sales growth. It was debottlenecked a first time... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 28, 2022
Other
With electricity prices soaring, pump system optimisation experts Riventa have voiced their support to the chairman of Isle’s call for the water industry to make the most of innovative, energy-saving technology. Speaking about the unavoidable climate crisis, Dr Piers Clark, chairman of leading technical consultancy, Isle, stated that the water sector has significant... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 28, 2022
Other
Obart Pumps and sister company Tsurumi UK have accomplished their goal of becoming Scope 1 and Scope 2 carbon neutral by 2023. The sister companies were already in an enviable position from initiatives started as far back as 2012, such as installing solar panels on their 20,000sq ft head office building in Maidstone, Kent, meaning they generate more energy than the businesses... [Read More]

Features
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]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jun 27, 2022
Other
Neste has purchased the European rights to Alterra Energy’s liquefaction technology - solidifying the company’s efforts to advance chemical recycling. Alterra Energy is a US-based company that has developed a proprietary thermochemical solution for liquefaction of hard-to-recycle plastic. The company is already running an industrial-scale facility in Akron, Ohio,... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jun 27, 2022
Pipelines
Leading global provider of mission critical air and gas handling products, technologies and services Howden has signed a contract to supply hydrogen reciprocating compressors to India. This is for the MSB Unit at the Numaligarh Refinery Expansion Project (NREP). NREP is expanding its refining capacity from its current three million to nine million metric tons per annum... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 27, 2022
Other
Evoqua Water Technologies has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Smith Engineering, a US designer, manufacturer and servicer of custom high purity water treatment equipment. Headquartered in Chaska, Minnesota, Smith Engineering provides water treatment products and services, including filtration, UV, reverse osmosis, and deionisation, for the biotech/pharmaceutical,... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jun 24, 2022
Pipelines
Topsoe will build the world’s most advanced industrial scale electrolyser production facility to speed up commercial-size Power-to-X in the light of the EU’s green hydrogen goals. This has increased the demand for electrolysers with the recent REPowerEU strategy. The production facility in Denmark will be able to support the GW-size green hydrogen projects that... [Read More]