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Nov 29, 2019
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Water/Wastewater News
Nov 27, 2019
Pipelines
A team at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) has been awarded a $653,000 (€593,220) contract by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to test longer-lasting concrete pipes embedded with polypropylene fibres for strength and durability. The team, led by Ali Abolmaali, Tseng Huang Endowed Professor, will monitor and evaluate the performance of these... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Nov 25, 2019
Other
Recent data from the UK’s Office of National Statistics (ONS) has revealed the UK chemicals sector has increased its annual spending on research and development (R&D) by 3.4%. Chemicals businesses recorded growth in R&D investment of £175 million (€204.6 million), pushing the overall total to £5.36 billion (€6.26 billion), according to the latest ONS... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Nov 22, 2019
Pipelines
Royal Vopak has been selected by Gulf Coast Growth Ventures (GCGV), the petrochemical joint venture between ExxonMobil and SABIC, to design, build, own and operate a new industrial terminal in Texas, US. The terminal is expected to serve the 1.8 million tonnes per year ethane cracker planned by the joint venture company, which will be the largest steam cracker in the... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Nov 11, 2019
Other
UK-based corrosion management company CorrosionRADAR has secured an investment worth £1 million (€1.16 million) to develop its technology and expand into the oil, gas and petrochemical sectors. The company, which supplies the long range Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI) monitoring technology, has secured investment from the MEIF Proof of Concept & Early Stage... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Oct 17, 2019
Valves
Krohne and Samson have introduced a new joint venture company, known as FOCUS-ON, dedicated to the development, production and marketing of autonomous actuators for the process industry 4.0. Together with the new partnership, the companies also unveiled a new innovation that unites valve and measuring technology with unique diagnostics and control functions in one device.... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Oct 17, 2019
Other
Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), Adani Group, BASF and Borealis have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to carry out a joint feasibility study in the evaluation of establishing a chemical production complex in Mundra, Gujarat, India. This collaboration builds on investment plans announced by BASF and Adani in January 2019; with the inclusion of ADNOC... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Oct 14, 2019
Pumps
Pumps and valves manufacturer Flowrox has revealed a new metering pump for the chemical industry, the Flowrox FXM metering pump. The new product allows operators to monitor the pump 24/7 using any computer or mobile device. This enables the plant manager to realise minor problems before they reach critical levels or cause serious downtime or damage. The Flowrox FXM... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Oct 9, 2019
Pumps
Swiss pumping solutions provider Sulzer has expanded its footprint in Southeast Asia, with the opening of a new service centre in Semenyih, Malaysia. The company is now able to offer rotating equipment services 24/7 in Malaysia, and is uniquely placed to offer specialist technical knowledge and support for all types of pumps, electrical equipment and turbomachinery. The... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Sep 23, 2019
Level Monitors
Sensor specialist ifm electronic has launched a new range of M30 ultrasonic position sensors, which have been designed for applications where continuous level measurement and object detection of bulk materials or liquids applications are required. The ifm M30 range includes sensors such as the UIT501, which is one of six options for continuous level measurement and... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Sep 18, 2019
Pumps
Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) will showcase its Bredel line of heavy-duty sludge pumps, as well as its Qdos range of peristaltic chemical metering pumps, at the upcoming WEFTEC Conference, taking place in Chicago, US from 23-25 September. The Bredel heavy-duty sludge pumps are ideal for centrifuge and belt press feed. They feature just one wearing part... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Sep 6, 2019
Pumps
Mining equipment and services provider Weir Group has won an order worth £100 million (€111.5 million) to provide energy saving solutions to the Iron Bridge Magnetite project in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. The project, which is a joint venture between Fortescue Metals Group subsidiary FMG Magnetite and Formosa Steel IB, is located 145km south of Port... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Sep 5, 2019
Other
Honeywell UOP has been chosen by PetroChina Guangdong Petrochemical Company to supply advanced heavy oil processing technology to its integrated petrochemical facility in China. The new facility, which has a processing capacity of 20 million tonnes per year of crude, will help meet China’s national energy security strategy, as well as enable PetroChina Guangdong to... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Sep 3, 2019
Valves
Engineering services company Indutrade has agreed to acquire all the shares in Finkova Oy, with annual sales of around €8.5 million. Finkova offers valve solutions to the process industry and boiler manufacturers. The company’s product range comprises a range of valves, including control valves, safety valves, and on/off high-pressure valves. Its customers operate... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Aug 15, 2019
Valves
Flowrox, a Finnish manufacturer of industrial valves and pumps, has announced the acquisition of Polar-Automaatio, which specialises in the design, delivery and maintenance of industrial automation systems. “Polar-Automaatio has a long and reputable history in the sectors that Flowrox operates in,” said Flowrox CEO and president Jukka Koskela. “Polar-Automaatio... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Aug 5, 2019
Pipelines
Energy major Total has announced the sale of its 30% interest in Société des Transports Pétroliers par Pipelines (Trapil) to crude oil storage operator Pisto for €260 million. Trapil was created by the French Government in 1950 to build and operate a pipeline to transport refined petroleum products between the Basse-Seine region and Paris. The pipeline network... [Read More]


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