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Dec 23, 2019
Sulzer offers hands-on training in operating and maintaining pumps
Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Dec 19, 2019
Pumps
PSG and Dover Group company Almatec, a manufacturer of specialty pumps, has extended its line of solid plastic C-Series air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pumps. The new additions include C 40 and C 50 models, which are engineered to be a more cost-effective alternative to similar plastic pumps. The pumps feature an industry-leading design that increases bolt torque... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Dec 18, 2019
Valves
Metso’s valve business, Future Neles, will open two new service centres in Lisbon, Portugal and in the Mulhouse area of France, to increase service availability. The company’s service centres offer valve repair services, as well as predictive maintenance services such as digitalised process diagnostic services and shutdown planning, to help customers increase plant... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Dec 16, 2019
Flowmeters
A new flow measurement solution from Emerson now provides greater measurement assurance for hydrocarbon custody transfer applications. The company’s MID-certified turnkey flow measurement solution in Europe enhances truck and railcar loading operations by improving measurement accuracy and traceability, increasing loading bay availability and reducing operating costs. The... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Nov 29, 2019
Pipelines
Inter Pipeline and the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) have partnered to research opportunities to reuse and recycle plastic in Canada. The 10-year agreement, which is known as Plastics Research in Action (PRIA), will be funded through a $10 million (€9.1 million) commitment from Inter Pipeline, which represents the largest applied research partnership... [Read More]

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]


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