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Jan 22, 2019
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PIPES NEWS
Jan 22, 2019
According to Reuters, a fuel pipeline explosion in central Mexico has led to the death of a recorded 91 people.   Reuters reports that the explosion is one of the deadliest incidents to hit state-run oil company, Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) in years. The blast came after sever... [Read More]

OTHER NEWS
Jan 17, 2019
UK based company Honeywell, has announced its partnership with Zhejiang Petrochemical. The partnership will provide Zhejiang Petrochemical with Honeywell products for its second of an integrated refining and petrochemical complex in Zhoushan, Zhejiang Province. For the first phase of the project in 2017, Honeywell were selected for... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Jan 16, 2019
Danish pump manufacturer Grundfos announced that its circulator pump Magna3 now comes with an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) which details the product’s impact on the environment. According to the company, the EPD outlines the environmental footprint left by Magna3 regarding its energy consumption, chemical substances and emissions. Grundfos... [Read More]

FLOWMETERS NEWS
Jan 16, 2019
Germany-headquartered industrial manufacturer Krohne announced the launch of its new Optiswirl 4200 vortex flowmeter, which it describes as being ‘ideal’ for energy management systems. According to Krohne, the flowmeter can be used for both conducting and non-conducting liquids, gases and steam, whilst also being able to be... [Read More]

PIPES NEWS
Jan 15, 2019
According to Daily News, an explosion on a natural gas pipeline led to a fire in the Marmara province of Sakarya yesterday. Daily News reports that the explosion took place on the main distribution line of the Bozüyük-Adapazar─▒ pipeline in the early morning. The explosion then caused... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Jan 14, 2019
UK-based pump manufacturers Tomlinson Hall is leading an initiative to provide resources and equipment to technical training provider NETA Training Group to upgrade its facilities. Three other companies are also involved in the plans to improve local training for young people. Crane ChemPharma & Energy, ITT Goulds... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Jan 11, 2019
Finnish company Metso announced that it will be investing into a new greenfield valve technology centre in Jiaxing, China. The facility will begin operations in spring 2020, serving both the local and global markets. “This is an exciting day for both Metso and our valve customers in various... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Jan 11, 2019
Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group has extended its Qdos pump range to include a 12-24V DC power option. The new range will introduce a type of pump for mobile and remote applications. Watson-Marlow state that it’s new pump will aid any user requiring a precise, closely-controlled metering pump... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Jan 7, 2019
Alfa Laval has announced that it has won two orders to supply Framo pumping systems to an oil facility in the Middle East and to an FPSO (Floating Production, Storage and Offloading) vessel that is to be built in China. The established heat transfer, centrifugal separation and... [Read More]

PIPES NEWS
Jan 7, 2019
According to the Romford Recorder, Essex and Suffolk Water has added a springer spaniel to its water leakage detection team. The three year old dog, Denzel has been trained to ‘sniff out’ and locate leaks on the water company’s pipe network. Denzel is trained to recognise even... [Read More]

PIPES NEWS
Jan 4, 2019
According to S&P Global, Australia’s Northern Gas Pipeline has begun commercial operations. The pipeline is located in Sydney and links the Northern Territory region with eastern Australia.   For the first time, the newly active pipe will connect the gas producing Northern Territory to the... [Read More]

OTHER NEWS
Jan 3, 2019
Onicon Incorporated, a Harbour Group company, has acquired the parent company of Pulsar Process Measurement, Pulsar. Terms of the transaction have not been disclosed. Headquartered in Malvern, England and founded in 1997, Pulsar designs and manufactures ultrasonic and radar based non-contact level and flow measurement instruments. The... [Read More]

PIPES NEWS
Jan 2, 2019
According to The Times of India, a major leak in the main supply left two dozen localities under Shahganj and Lohamandi in Agra, India, without water on New Year’s Day.   The pipeline is located under the Guru Ka Taal rail over bridge (ROB) and is connected... [Read More]

OTHER NEWS
Dec 20, 2018
According to an Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) survey, the salaries of chemical engineers in the UK have dropped slightly in 2018. The IChemE UK Salary Survey 2018, conducted annually, noted that the median salary for chemical engineers saw a slight decline in 2018, decreasing from £55,000... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Dec 19, 2018
Finnish machinery firm Metso announced that it has delivered the first set of valves with parts created using 3D printing from its Helsinki plant. The valves include 3D printed metal components that, according to Metso, allow the valves to perform in a particularly demanding application where they... [Read More]

BIOETHANOL NEWS
Dec 18, 2018
AP News reports that south-eastern South Dakota, Napa Junction is to be the location of a new ethanol plant. Officials are also considering the construction of a private natural gas pipeline in the area. The idea to bring a new ethanol plant to Napa Junction has appealed... [Read More]

PIPES NEWS
Dec 17, 2018
UK water utility firm Thames Water announced that it has deployed hundreds of night-time leak detectors in order to pinpoint leakages throughout the company’s 20,000 mile network of water pipes. Thousands of loggers have been installed as well as an extra 600 members of staff after severe... [Read More]