June 12, 2018
Measuring instrument specialist Krohne has opened a new flow and level instrument manufacturing and calibration facility in Beverly, Massachusetts. According to a statement from Krohne, the opening of the new facility represents the German company’s long term commitment to manufacturing in the United States. The facility will produce a range of new flow and level... [Read More]

June 11, 2018
A team of experts has discovered that using valves two sizes smaller ‘than normally specified’ will not reduce performance with multiphase applications. The finding follows research by Matthew Charlton, head of Product Management at Weir Valves & Controls UK, and researchers from the University of Huddersfield. Charlton has explained the findings in an... [Read More]

June 11, 2018
Twin screw pump technology specialist ITT Bornemann has announced the launch of the SLW, which it describes a “hermetically-sealed” pump. ITT Bornemann unveiled the product via a Facebook Live broadcast during the Achema exhibition in Frankfurt, Germany. The SLW pump is designed to add to the company’s extensive portfolio of industrial pumps for customers... [Read More]

June 11, 2018
Grundfos has launched a new area of its Ecademy specifically aimed at professionals who work in the water and wastewater sectors. The Ecademy is described by Grundfos as a learning tool for engineering professionals. It is a free online training platform designed to keep its users up-to-date on the latest developments within the pump industry. The platform already has... [Read More]

June 8, 2018
Protego will be showcasing its new Type VN-A-PC pilot-controlled diaphragm valve at the upcoming Achema event in Frankfurt, Germany, 11 – 15 June. According to the Germany headquartered company, the valve is designed for liquefied gases under cryogenic conditions up to -200°C. The valve has been newly developed for pressure and vacuum relief. Primarily used... [Read More]

June 7, 2018
ARO, a brand of Ingersoll Rand, will showcase a variety of pumping solutions, ranging from air operated double diaphragm pumps to piston pumps, and filters, regulators and lubricators, at the Achema show in Frankfurt, Germany. The event runs from 11th – 15th June. The company will present its line of Exp Series pumps, which are ‘process and automation ready.’... [Read More]

June 6, 2018
German pump manufacturer Netzsch will present three new products for the process industry at the Achema exhibition in Frankfurt, Germany, 11th to 15th June. Aiming to supply pumps for the chemical, paper and pulp production, ceramics, paints and varnishes industries, Netzsch regularly expands it product range according to the “full service in place idea”. With... [Read More]

June 6, 2018
Swiss manufacturer Sulzer has announced the launch of a new centrifugal pump. According to the company, its new CPE ANSI process pumps are specifically designed to ‘exceed the strictest energy regulations’ for all industries as well as the requirements of ASME B73.1. Sulzer states that the pumps are designed to be suitable in a variety of industrial applications,... [Read More]

June 5, 2018
US headquartered Mueller Water Products has launched two new products for the water industry. The Atlanta, Georgia based company has announced a new fire hydrant, one which it claims can be installed and maintained by one person, and expanded its range of resilient wedge gate valves. The Super Centurion A-403 Fire Hydrant features a two-piece ductile iron upper barrel... [Read More]

May 31, 2018
TechnipFMC has won a subsea contract from The China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) for the Liuhua 16-2, 20-2 and 21-2 Oilfield Joint Development Project in the South China Sea, at water depths ranging from 380 to 430 meters. The contract covers the engineering, procurement and construction of subsea equipment, including 26 enhanced horizontal Christmas trees... [Read More]

May 30, 2018
The Oil & Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) is partnering with the University of Aberdeen and industry on a ‘multi-million pound venture’ to tackle challenges in decommissioning. For the project, the group is building a 'Decommissioning Centre of Excellence' at the University of Aberdeen's Oceanlab facility. According to the Oil & Gas Authority, there are... [Read More]

May 29, 2018
The collaboration will focus on the development of four small-scale liquefaction plants for natural gas and biomethane to make LNG and renewable bio-LNG more available for transport in Italy. Snam and Baker Hughes have signed an agreement to develop micro-liquefaction infrastructure to boost sustainable mobility in heavy duty trucks and to promote sustainability in maritime... [Read More]

May 29, 2018
Serimax, a Vallourec subsidiary specialising in welding and coating, has developed a new joint coating solution designed to save time and manpower. Onshore line pipe operations involve welding pipes together to form a pipeline. The field joint coating (FJC) covers the area where two coated line pipe sections meet and are welded together. Serimax’s new Orbiter is... [Read More]

May 25, 2018
The Estigia type series extends the KSB portfolio for the chemical and petrochemical industries and other applications, and will be showcased at this year’s ACHEMA trade fair in Frankfurt. The pumps are built for high efficiency and low operating costs. The low-pressure suspended pumps are designed for vertical wet installation in a closed tank under atmospheric... [Read More]

May 24, 2018
The UK’s Environment Agency has urged government to take action to increase the water supply and urged consumers to use less water in the face of shortages caused by climate change and demand from a growing population. If action is not taken to increase supply, reduce demand and cut wastage, the agency says that areas in England may suffer supply deficits by 2050. A... [Read More]

May 24, 2018
ExxonMobil is introducing greenhouse gas reduction measures designed to improve emissions performance by 2020. Targets include a 15% decrease in methane emissions and a 25% reduction in flaring compared to 2016 levels. The company is also looking to up energy efficiency at its refining and chemical manufacturing facilities. Flaring has been found to waste up to 3.5% of... [Read More]