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Jul 2, 2020
Xylem closes $1 billion inaugural green bond
Oil and Gas News
Jul 2, 2020
The Middle East and African oil and gas pipelines sector has been impacted due to low oil prices and weak demand as a result of COVID-19. The pandemic has affected the progress of several projects, forcing operators to opt for alternative strategies such as delaying project completion or reducing capital expenditures. Haseeb Ahmed, oil and gas analyst at GlobalData,... [Read More]

Features
Jul 1, 2020
If the first picture that pops into your head is that of a diesel-powered, generator-type unit, then fine; there will always be a need – but aside from diesel not striking the right environmental chords, what if your mobile pump has to meet the demands of ATEX? Chalwyn valves and Spark Arrestors certainly do their job to meet health and safety requirements, but they... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jul 1, 2020
Other
Two leading organisations in the water industry are collaborating on webinars to demonstrate global innovation taking place in the field of water resources management. In a first for the sector, British Water is partnering the International Water Association (IWA) through its UK governing member, the IWA UK committee, on the live presentations, which will reveal technological... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 30, 2020
Pipelines
Southern Water has started the world’s first mass roll out of a ground-breaking new ‘Internet of Things’ leak detection system in Southampton. The devices are a crucial tool to support both long and short-term challenges. Water use has soared by as much as 20% in lockdown and hot weather is further driving demand making it a challenge for water to be treated and... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jun 30, 2020
Pipelines
Thousands of Bifold FP low powered hydraulic solenoids from Rotork have been installed on 170 new wellhead panels in the United Arab Emirates as part of an oilfield expansion project. The customer required a low power, high pressure and high flow solenoid so Bifold FP02 hydraulic solenoids were installed with low powered coils as part of the construction of new wellheads... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 29, 2020
Valmet will supply a complete plant for the production of district heat to Göteborg Energi in Gothenburg, Sweden. With the new hot water plant, fossil CO2 emissions will be reduced by 25,000 tons per year. The value of an order of this size is typically above €40 million. The new boiler plant will replace two old boilers originally designed for oil and coal but... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jun 26, 2020
AUMA will supply more than 2,700 electric actuators for a new 1.3 million m3 HES Hartel Tank Terminal. Electric actuator manufacturer AUMA has won the largest order in the company’s history to supply a total of 2,756 explosion-proof electric actuators for the terminal in the Port of Rotterdam. AUMA is the sole actuator supplier for this project. The giant contract... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 26, 2020
Leading global water technology company Xylem Water Solutions has invested in a European Centre of Excellence (CoE) based at its UK facility in Axminster. The Axminster CoE will be the centre of Xylem’s original equipment manufacturer (OEM) innovation, expanding the group’s current offering through customised “plug and play” solutions range. The Axminster CoE... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 25, 2020
Pumps
The polymetallic mine Minera Tizapa approached Weir Minerals after competitor pumps used for tailings dam duty experienced issues including severe wear. Furthermore, due to not being properly secured, the pumps in the Mexico State would often become lost in the dam. After several site visits, the Weir Minerals team suggested the installation of a Warman SHW submersible... [Read More]

Product News
Jun 25, 2020
Pipe stopping where access is tight can pose challenges for when duties such as repair work, leak testing and weld purging are required. Pipestoppers, a division of Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT, design and manufacture a range of mechanical and inflatable pipestoppers and plugs to suit a variety of applications. Ron Sewell, chairman at HFT, said: “The Low Profile... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 25, 2020
Pumps
Leisure and tourism businesses with onsite wastewater treatment plants are being offered guidance to ensure equipment is powered back up safely, as lockdown restrictions ease and premises begin to reopen doors. Following the UK Government’s announcement that businesses including hotels, caravan parks and campsites can reopen from 4 July, packaged wastewater treatment... [Read More]

Features
Jun 24, 2020
A thick floating layer of crust that was hampering the biogas operation of a forward-thinking Danish pig producer has been defeated by Landia’s GasMix digester mixing system. The Roslev-based business (established 1933), which includes pig production, plant breeding and green energy, first encountered problems with its existing propeller stirrers when a steel wire broke,... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 24, 2020
As the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) celebrates its 50th anniversary year, the agency has announced it has awarded $84 million (€74 million) to New Jersey to assist with water infrastructure projects. The funding will help with projects to provide safe drinking water to communities throughout the state. “EPA’s continued commitment to investing in our... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 23, 2020
Valmet will supply an automation system extension and solids measurements at a wastewater treatment plant in Finland. With modern wastewater treatment solutions, the Oulu Waterworks’ Taskila Oulu facility will be able to stabilise the sludge and treat it more efficiently and meet the environmental criteria also in the future. The order was included in Valmet’s orders... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jun 23, 2020
Valves
Rawson/Industrial Controls announced it is the exclusive distributor for Clarke Valve products to oil and gas and other industrial companies in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Texas, Oklahoma and the greater Gulf Coast region. The new partnership will enable Rawson/Industrial Controls to provide quick access to local product stock and high-level service support for Clarke... [Read More]


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