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May 28, 2019
AMERICAN Flow Control forms innovation branch dedicated to R&D
OTHER NEWS
May 28, 2019
Industrial measurement technology and automation solutions provider Endress+Hauser has released its full-year 2018 results, experiencing strong growth across all regions, sectors and product areas. Throughout 2018, the group increased sales and profits, made considerable investments and created hundreds of new jobs around the world. “The bottom line is,... [Read More]

PIPES NEWS
May 23, 2019
British private equity firm Blue Water Energy has announced the acquisition of Pipeline Technique Limited (PTL) for an undisclosed sum. PTL, which provides pipeline welding, field joint coating and spoolbase services to the energy industry, was previously owned by Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC). The company has carried out... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
May 23, 2019
Pumps and valves manufacturer Crane has made a hostile takeover bid for CIRCOR for approximately $894 million (€802 million), as reported by Reuters. The unsolicited proposal to acquire all outstanding shares of CIRCOR common stock for $45 per share in cash was rejected by CIRCOR. According to... [Read More]

FLOWMETERS NEWS
May 22, 2019
UK-based flowmeter manufacturer Titan Enterprises has launched a new device for water leak management within properties and the immediate vicinity. Developed in collaboration with leading UK water industry players, the device will be used to monitor customer water usage at an individual appliance level. It will also aim... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
May 21, 2019
Flow equipment manufacturer Metso will offer a range of its valve and service solutions for a wide variety of process industries at the Industrial Valve Summit (IVS), which takes place this week in Bergamo, Italy. The company will showcase a range of products including control valves, on/off... [Read More]

OTHER NEWS
May 20, 2019
Filtration systems manufacturer Amazon Filters has launched a new rental service for municipal companies to ensure high water quality through the use of mobile filtration skid units. A range of configurable skid mounted filtration units is available for rental from Amazon Filters. The mobile units remove the... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
May 20, 2019
Vaughan Pumps has announced that a combination of its chopper pump and mixing system has helped to prevent blockages at a sewage treatment works (STW) in Peterborough, UK. Pump failures at STW are often caused by a lack of reliable mixing of unscreened sludge before it enters... [Read More]

PIPES NEWS
May 17, 2019
A leak detection system developed by the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) will be adapted to detect methane leaks in real-time from a drone. The project is part of a collaboration between SwRI and the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) to develop automated... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
May 17, 2019
Sulzer Wood is celebrating a safety milestone, after the company recently recorded nine years without a lost time incident (LTI), equal to 1.5 million man hours. Aberdeen-based Sulzer Wood delivers a range of pump services to the offshore industry and counts employee safety as of the highest... [Read More]

PIPES NEWS
May 14, 2019
Northumbrian Water is trialling street level sensors that detect and report burst water pipes when they happen, the utility has announced. Developed in collaboration with Invenio Systems, the sensors are fitted to the outside of pipe networks and the data they transmit can be used to assess... [Read More]

OTHER NEWS
May 14, 2019
Educational engineering equipment provider TecQuipment has launched a new fluid mechanics teaching product: the Flow Visualisation Channel. Described as a compact, entry-level product for visualising flow patterns around weirs and object in an open channel, it is suitable for teaching flow principals for civil engineering, aerospace and... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
May 14, 2019
Pump supplier ANDRITZ has announced it supplied multi-stage axial split case and high-pressure ring section pumps to the Water Authority of Jordan. The energy-efficient pumps were installed last year in the city of Amman, Jordan to secure water supply in the capital. Securing and optimising water supply in... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
May 14, 2019
Fluid management product manufacturer ARO, an Ingersoll Rand brand, has introduced new conductive polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) pumps to its EXP range of process and automation ready diaphragm pumps. Available in 1-inch or 2-inch diameters, the new pumps can be used for the transfer of highly corrosive fluids... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
May 13, 2019
German motor pump manufacturer Pleuger Industries has announced it will supply six tailor-made water pump units for the filtration of copper concentrate at the Collahuasi Mine in Chile. Located in the Tarapacá region of Chile, the operation produces over 5,000 tons of fine copper annually, making it... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
May 13, 2019
AxFlow Group subsidiary AxFlow GesmbH Austria has acquired Slovenian company VIP Tehnika, which sells and services pumps for water and wastewater applications. Located in Maribor, Slovenia, VIP Tehnika’s headquarters will provide AxFlow with a second base from which to expand its operations in the Balkan region, with... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
May 13, 2019
Valve manufacturer Leslie Controls, a CIRCOR brand, has announced an offering of Aeroflow high performance control valves. The Aeroflow range integrates an aerodynamic/hydrodynamic flow design, smart valve technology and a modular design concept. The valves can be used in combination with desuperheating systems and for power plant, industrial... [Read More]

PIPES NEWS
May 10, 2019
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has made available $2.6 billion (€2.3 billion) in funding to improve drinking water and wastewater infrastructure across the US. “EPA is delivering on President Trump’s commitment to modernise our nation’s water infrastructure and improve public health and environmental protections,” said EPA... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
May 10, 2019
Specialist engineering company IMI has reported first quarter 2019 results, which reflect a ‘continuation of the mixed trading conditions’ experienced at the end of last year, according to a company release. IMI warned that it expects lower year-on-year organic revenues for the first half of 2019. This... [Read More]

TEMPERATURE & PRESSURE CONTROL NEWS
May 10, 2019
Weir Oil & Gas has won a four-year contract to provide wellhead equipment and services to Oman Oil Company Exploration & Production (OOCEP). The contract, which is reported to be worth at least $7 million (€6.2 million) and will be carried out by Weir Oil & Gas... [Read More]

FLOWMETERS NEWS
May 9, 2019
Flow measurement technology provider AW-Lake has added a new flow rate transmitter to its Bluetooth-enabled products range. The RT-50 Flow Rate Transmitter is now part of a series of products that support remote monitoring and programming of AW-Lake flowmeters from a smartphone. Other Bluetooth-enabled devices include the FAC-S™... [Read More]

PIPES NEWS
May 9, 2019
Australian water company SA Water has announced that its smart network technology has detected over 50% of all water main breaks and leaks in Adelaide’s central business district (CBD) since the start of a trial in July 2017. The AUD$ 4 million (almost €2.5 million) trial employs... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
May 9, 2019
Pump manufacturer Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) has announced full-year 2018 sales of over £265 million (€308 million), driven by key industry growth and expansion overseas. In the company’s 2018 annual report, WMFTG noted that approximately 40% of sales were within the pharmaceutical and biotechnology segment, with... [Read More]

OTHER NEWS
May 8, 2019
Subsea LiDAR laser systems provider 3D at Depth has announced the expansion of its non-touch vibration and leak detection solution for underwater assets. The company’s subsea laser LiDAR (SL3) technology has been used across a number of vibration projects globally in water depths of up to 2,300m. It... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
May 8, 2019
Equipment manufacturer Dover has completed the acquisition of All-Flo Pump Company, which will now operate as part of the Pump Solutions Group (PSG) unit within Dover’s Fluids business segment. Ohio-headquartered All-Flo manufactures specialty air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pumps for use in a range of industry applications. “We’re excited to... [Read More]

FEATURES
May 7, 2019
In today’s refinery environment of constantly changing crude oil availability and pricing, producers’ task of maintaining or increasing capacity while reducing costs becomes ever more complex. As operators navigate the road to greater efficiency and profitability, they depend on receiving consistently accurate process measurement data in... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
May 7, 2019
Tooling solutions provider Kennametal has signed a multi-million dollar distribution agreement for its KennaFlow valve seats with Gardner Denver. Gardner Denver supplies industrial equipment and related parts and services to the oil and gas industry. The agreement, which was announced at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston,... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
May 7, 2019
Motion control products manufacturer Moog announced it has received certification according to NEC 505 from FM Approvals for its range of digital control servo valve products. The valves can be used on both onshore and offshore oil and gas drill rigs and the range also holds ATEX... [Read More]

SEALS NEWS
May 3, 2019
Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) has expanded its BioPure gasket range with new materials to cover a wider range of applications. The new range will help customers meet a higher level of demand for consistent quality in bioprocessing components. The company’s PTFE and Viton® gaskets use polytetrafluoroethylene and... [Read More]

FLOWMETERS NEWS
May 3, 2019
Flow measurement research and development specialist TUV SUD NEL has announced the launch of a joint industry project (JIP) to address the knowledge gap in the oil and gas industry’s use of online oil-in-water analysers. According to the company, the JIP will create a set of regulatory... [Read More]

OTHER NEWS
Apr 30, 2019
Independent commodity trading company Trafigura Group has entered into a joint venture (JV) agreement to create a commodity petrochemical trading business that will focus on bulk liquid chemicals. The JV will include Trafigura and petrochemical trading industry senior executives, including current management at trading and logistics company... [Read More]