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Apr 8, 2020
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Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Apr 2, 2020
Pumps
University researchers have developed a desalination process that pumps ions instead of water. Researchers from Indonesia’s Bogor Agricultural University, the University of Bath and the University of Johannesburg have developed a low-cost, solar-powered desalination system that can be operated in mobile units. This can be used in households in remote areas where water... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Mar 31, 2020
Pumps
Wanner’s hydra-cell Metering and dosing pumps offer the advantages of conventional metering pumps with several significant additional benefits. Hydra-Cell pumps are internationally known for their ‘no pulse, no problem’ accuracy and reliability for metering and dosing applications. The virtually pulse-less, linear flow; lowers acquisition costs, due to their compact... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Mar 27, 2020
Pumps
A global private equity firm has completed the buy-out of a leading manufacturer of precision-engineered and efficient centrifugal pumps and compressors in the US. Sundyne, with its headquarters in Colorado designs and manufactures API compliant pumps and compressors, announced that Warburg Pincus has completed its acquisition from BC Partners Advisors LP and The Carlyle... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Mar 24, 2020
Pipelines
A leading North American manufacturer of decanter and thickening centrifuges and dewatering systems announced the $67m (61m euros) energy-efficient upgrade at two of New York City’s largest wastewater treatment plants as complete. As part of a series designed to improve pollution control and treatment efficiency, the Department of Environmental Protection chose to... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Mar 19, 2020
Pumps
A Swedish global company has completed the purchase of a Michigan firm. Atlas Copco, with about 39,000 employees worldwide that provides compressors, vacuum solutions, generators, pumps, power tools and assembly systems, has signed the deal for Dekker Vacuum Technologies. Dekker, established in 1998, is a leading provider of engineered vacuum pumps and systems used... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Mar 19, 2020
Valves
New York City fireboats have been equipped with Rotork’s electric actuators. The boats, Firefighter 2 and Firefighter 343, from the Marine Division of the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) are using its IQ range of part-turn devices which will help keep the city safe. The actuators have the important duty of controlling the flow of water to the fire nozzles... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Mar 17, 2020
Pumps
A new and low-cost approach to multiphase metering – the process of determining the make-up of crude oil as it’s pumped from the reservoir – has been demonstrated by engineers from Brunel University London. Crude oil is extracted as a mixture of oil, gas, water and sand, which is separated and processed before making its way downstream to be turned into usable... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Mar 17, 2020
Pipelines
A leading engineering company has sealed a contract to build a calcining system for a customer in Russia. The order worth £27.3m (30m euros) has been booked in Metso’s first quarter of orders received. Commissioning of the system is expected to take place in three year’s time. The system, which consists of two calcining lines with a total capacity of 420, 000... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Mar 5, 2020
Level Monitors
Swiss engineering company WEKA has further expanded its partnership with Toshniwal Hyvac in India, with the addition of local licensed production of its magnetic level indicators. In January 2020, local licensed production was audited, with a certificate for full WEKA licensed production in India issued. According to the company, the goal of penetrating the Indian market... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Mar 4, 2020
Pipelines
The American Petroleum Institute (API) has issued a new standard for pipeline inspectors that is expected to enhance safety and sustainability during pipeline construction. The pipeline standard, API Recommended Practice (RP) 1169, Pipeline Construction Inspection, Second Edition, updates the issues that pipeline inspectors should review when overseeing each phase of... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Mar 3, 2020
Pipelines
The US Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) have updated a 2004 agreement that defines the agencies’ respective responsibilities regarding pipeline safety and security. “This action will improve the safety and security of our nation’s energy infrastructure,”... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Mar 2, 2020
Pumps
Weir Minerals has added three new products to its Lewis range of pumps and valves for the sulphur, sulphuric and phosphoric acid industries. The three new pumps – Lewis VL axial pump, Lewis horizontal process pump and Lewis vertical high pressure molten salt pump – have been designed to maximise wear life in highly corrosive industrial applications, while simplifying... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Mar 2, 2020
Valves
Curtiss-Wright has agreed to acquire the stock of Dyna-Flo Control Valve Services for CAD$81 million (€54.8 million) in cash. Dyna-Flo designs and manufactures linear and rotary control valves, isolation valves, actuators and level and pressure control systems for the chemical, petrochemical and oil and gas markets. The business will operate within Curtiss-Wright’s... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Feb 25, 2020
Other
Technology focused chemical and process engineering consultancy BPE has been acquired by the UK’s On Line Group, accelerating its growth and expansion plans. The acquisition will enable both companies to expand their combined offering across a wider variety of key market sectors, as well as achieve an increased geographical coverage within the UK. BPE will continue... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 24, 2020
Valves
Metso’s valve business, future Neles, has announced that its valves were used in around 250 major shutdowns around the world in 2019, to secure plant availability, reliability, safety and environmental compliance. Services included specialised maintenance planning, on-time start-up and effective execution, ensuring the safety and availability of the plant until the... [Read More]


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