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May 31, 2019
Weir Valves & Controls completes ISO audit process in US
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May 30, 2019
Pumps
Norwegian pump supplier PG Flow Solutions has been awarded a contract by Keppel Shipyard to supply high flow seawater pumps to the Gimi floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) project, for an undisclosed sum. The company has been contracted to deliver four large seawater pumps, each with a capacity of 5,500 cubic metres of water per hour. The pumps will be used to cool down... [Read More]

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May 30, 2019
Valves
Rotork has announced that its intelligent full-turn electric actuators have been supplied to a customer’s upstream shale gas production wells in the US. The company’s IQTF actuators provide reliable flow control for oil and gas operations, with accuracy to 0.3% and resolution to 0.1%. The US customer has ordered the actuators to carry out modulating duties... [Read More]

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May 29, 2019
Pipelines
Researchers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney have received funding from Sydney Water to test the ability of optical technology to detect water leaks. Sydney Water has provided funding to Professor Francois Ladouceur from the UNSW School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications and partners from Thales Underwater Systems and Zedelef to test whether... [Read More]

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May 29, 2019
Pumps
Quattroflow, part of PSG, a Dover company has extended its line of single-use pumps with the introduction of its QF30SU single-use diaphragm pump. With flow rate capabilities ranging from 0.06-30 litres per hour (0.02-8 gallons per hour), the new pump can be used for handling a variety of pharmaceutical and biotech applications that require lower flow rates. The pumps... [Read More]

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May 28, 2019
Pipelines
Sandvik has announced the launch of a new self-service online platform that lets customers access information related to round bar, hollow bar, pipe, flanges and fittings. The new E-Track platform, which is described by the company as an “industry first among steel producers”, includes a personalised dashboard review, 24/7 access to information, current and... [Read More]

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May 28, 2019
Valves
AMERICAN Flow Control, the valve and hydrant division of AMERICAN Cast Iron Pipe Company, has announced the formation of a company dedicated to research and development. The company, which will be known as AMERICAN Innovation, plans to build the AMERICAN Flow Control Center for Innovative Excellence in Crawfordsville, Indiana, with construction slated to start in summer... [Read More]

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May 28, 2019
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Industrial measurement technology and automation solutions provider Endress+Hauser has released its full-year 2018 results, experiencing strong growth across all regions, sectors and product areas. Throughout 2018, the group increased sales and profits, made considerable investments and created hundreds of new jobs around the world. “The bottom line is, 2018 was... [Read More]

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May 23, 2019
Pipelines
British private equity firm Blue Water Energy has announced the acquisition of Pipeline Technique Limited (PTL) for an undisclosed sum. PTL, which provides pipeline welding, field joint coating and spoolbase services to the energy industry, was previously owned by Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC). The company has carried out welding and coating services on major projects... [Read More]

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May 23, 2019
Valves
Pumps and valves manufacturer Crane has made a hostile takeover bid for CIRCOR for approximately $894 million (€802 million), as reported by Reuters. The unsolicited proposal to acquire all outstanding shares of CIRCOR common stock for $45 per share in cash was rejected by CIRCOR. According to a statement from CIRCOR, the proposal was received on 30 April 2019. The... [Read More]

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May 22, 2019
Flowmeters
UK-based flowmeter manufacturer Titan Enterprises has launched a new device for water leak management within properties and the immediate vicinity. Developed in collaboration with leading UK water industry players, the device will be used to monitor customer water usage at an individual appliance level. It will also aim to offer the ability to detect leaks and burst pipes,... [Read More]

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May 21, 2019
Valves
Flow equipment manufacturer Metso will offer a range of its valve and service solutions for a wide variety of process industries at the Industrial Valve Summit (IVS), which takes place this week in Bergamo, Italy. The company will showcase a range of products including control valves, on/off valves and emergency shutdown (ESD) valves. Metso experts will also be available... [Read More]

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May 20, 2019
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Filtration systems manufacturer Amazon Filters has launched a new rental service for municipal companies to ensure high water quality through the use of mobile filtration skid units. A range of configurable skid mounted filtration units is available for rental from Amazon Filters. The mobile units remove the need to invest in capital equipment that may not be used for... [Read More]

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May 20, 2019
Pumps
Vaughan Pumps has announced that a combination of its chopper pump and mixing system has helped to prevent blockages at a sewage treatment works (STW) in Peterborough, UK. Pump failures at STW are often caused by a lack of reliable mixing of unscreened sludge before it enters pumping systems, a problem that was evident at Flag Fen STW, one of Anglian Water’s main... [Read More]

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May 17, 2019
Pipelines
A leak detection system developed by the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) will be adapted to detect methane leaks in real-time from a drone. The project is part of a collaboration between SwRI and the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) to develop automated inspections of oil and gas facilities. The Smart Leak Detection... [Read More]

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May 17, 2019
Pumps
Sulzer Wood is celebrating a safety milestone, after the company recently recorded nine years without a lost time incident (LTI), equal to 1.5 million man hours. Aberdeen-based Sulzer Wood delivers a range of pump services to the offshore industry and counts employee safety as of the highest importance. “Our health and safety procedures are constantly reviewed to... [Read More]


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