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Oct 14, 2019
Flowrox metering pumps offer IIoT capability in chemical applications
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]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jul 26, 2019
Pumps
Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) has opened a new office in South Africa, which includes a servicing facility and peristaltic test laboratory demonstration area. The new, larger facility, which measures over 2,300 square metres, will help to provide additional levels of technical support for the company’s Bredel range of high-pressure hose pumps, as well... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jul 16, 2019
Other
With the purchase of US specialist GTC Technology, Sulzer has expanded its petrochemical process capability. Through the acquisition, Sulzer will gain a range of licensed technologies and additional engineering resources, adding to its existing experience in process plant design, construction and commissioning. Adding to Sulzer Chemtech’s capacity to design and... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jul 15, 2019
Valves
CIRCOR’s board of directors has unanimously rejected the revised unsolicited tender offer from Crane, after ‘careful consideration and with the advice of its independent financial and legal advisors’. In a statement released on 11 July, CIRCOR said it had rejected to offer on the grounds that it ‘substantially undervalues the company and is low-value, highly... [Read More]