April 16, 2018
While the company says that the new version includes enhanced file integration and analysis to prevent cavitation and performance issues, the product’s release has been delayed. Applied Flow Technology (AFT) has delayed the release of it upgraded pipe system simulator, Fathom 10. The software is designed to calculate pressure drop and flow distribution in liquid... [Read More]

April 16, 2018
The agreement will see TechnipFMC work on BP production in Africa. Financial details were not disclosed. TechnipFMC announced 16 April that it has been awarded a front-end engineering design (FEED) contract by BP for the floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit for the Tortue/Ahmeyim field development. The LNG project is located offshore on the maritime... [Read More]

April 13, 2018
Scientists have discovered a ‘co-catalyst’ that can improve the performance of water purifying chemicals. Researchers at the University of California, Riverside have discovered a method to improve the way pollutants are removed from wastewater using Advanced Oxidation Processes (AOPs). AOPs are a group of chemical treatment processes that use oxidation to... [Read More]

April 12, 2018
The mixer uses a variable output to only use energy when it’s needed, reducing power consumption and unnecessary wear. The compact submersible wastewater Flygt 4220 mixer aims to increase efficiency by only delivering the output required. “Plant operators can easily modify the mixer output, via a tank-side control panel, a programmable controller or plant-wide... [Read More]

April 11, 2018
The pump uses a diesel engine to reduce emissions from the previous model and is designed to minimise noise. The company says that the S160Eco solids handling pump uses an ‘environmentally-friendly’ engine to increase performance and operate almost silently. The pump was made in response to demand for an emissions reducing pump without sacrificing performance. Selwood... [Read More]

April 11, 2018
The deal aims to keep Sulzer free of sanctions after its majority shareholder appeared on a US list of sanctioned individuals and countries. Following the inclusion of Viktor Vekselberg on a US Special Designated Persons  (SDP) list 6 April, the Swiss pump manufacturer has agreed to buy five million of its own shares from the Russian businessman’s Renova Group... [Read More]

April 10, 2018
 The initiative is aiming to increase awareness of water reuse as Colorado looks to extend its water supply. The PureWater Colorado Demonstration Project, a scheme aiming to demonstrate direct potable reuse (DPR) as a ‘safe, reliable and sustainable’ source of drinking water, has chosen Xylem as its water technology solutions provider. DPR takes wastewater,... [Read More]

April 10, 2018
Motiva, owner of the largest refinery in America and a Saudi Aramco subsidiary, has signed memoranda of understanding (MoUs) with TechnipFMC and Honeywell UOP to explore petrochemical production in the US. The agreements are worth $8 billion (€6.4 billion) to $10 billion (€8 billion) in investment. The MoUs allow Motiva to evaluate TechnipFMC’s world scale... [Read More]

April 9, 2018
Fracking has seen American crude production reach levels not seen since the 1970s, with Texas leading the way. November 2017 set a new peak for US crude production in a single month at over 10 million barrels per day (b/d). The US’ Energy Information Agency expects industry will continue performing over the next two years, projecting that 2018 and 2019 will average... [Read More]

April 9, 2018
The agency says that the funding is designed to ‘leverage public and private investments’ to keep drinking water contaminant-free and upgrade ageing water infrastructure. 4 April, the EPA announced that it has made up to $5.5 billion (over €4.4 billion) in loans available to water infrastructure projects. This funding, which the agency says could accelerate... [Read More]

April 6, 2018
The product enables remote monitoring of centrifugal pumps in operation at sites across the globe. The system, called KSB Guard, uses networked vibration and temperature sensors directly fitted to pumps to increase process transparency. Changes in machine operating behaviour are detected at an early stage with KSB Guard, without having to be on site. Operators are updated... [Read More]

April 5, 2018
The Italian company is extending its Valpres Wafer Pattern Ball Valve offering with two new carbon and stainless steel models, which come in a variety of pressure ratings. Bonomi says that the range of valves, designed to operate in a number of industries, offer weight and space savings compared to standard split body type ball valves. The valves can be supplied with... [Read More]

April 5, 2018
The German company says that it is responding to ‘the worldwide increase in extra-large waste water projects’ by adding fifteen more sizes to its Sewatec pump range. The largest version will have a flow rate of up to 33,000 cubic metres per hour, with a drive rating of over one megawatt. The company cites projects in Mexico and the City of London as examples... [Read More]

April 4, 2018
The India based Rotex Manufacturers and Engineers is selling Metso the division for an undisclosed amount. Metso says that the move is aimed at expanding its global valves business. The companies expect to close the deal by July 2018. Rotex provides valves, actuators and automation systems to Indian markets. The division employs approximately 275 people with sales in... [Read More]

April 4, 2018
The company is looking to enhance its position in the water and gas distribution sectors, while expanding its presence across the oil and gas supply chain. Oxford Flow produces fluid handling equipment designed to enhance efficiency, reliability and performance by leveraging its roots in Oxford University. The London-based fund management firm, Parkwalk was the single... [Read More]