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Mar 27, 2020
Versatile pump solves problem at iron ore mine
Policy News
Mar 26, 2020
In light of the recent outbreak of Covid-19 (coronavirus), the Fluid Handling International team is thinking of all those affected by the virus. We understand that along with the impact on health, the virus is also causing major issues for industries and businesses. We want to update our readers and advertisers on the plans for our Fluid Handling International distribution... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Mar 24, 2020
Pipelines
A leading North American manufacturer of decanter and thickening centrifuges and dewatering systems announced the $67m (61m euros) energy-efficient upgrade at two of New York City’s largest wastewater treatment plants as complete. As part of a series designed to improve pollution control and treatment efficiency, the Department of Environmental Protection chose to... [Read More]

Product News
Mar 24, 2020
Finding a solution for controlling high upstream hydraulic pressure in applications where a constant volume pump is supplying more flow than the system requires can be a challenge. Examples of critical flow systems where excess flows can be a serious problem include flight controls, steering systems and flow dividers in aerospace, aviation, F1 motorsport and oil exploration... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Mar 20, 2020
Pipelines
Garlock's Jim Drago explains how the raised surface profile of PTFE sheet gasket helped a midstream oil and gas processor address leaky pipes Bolted flange-gasket connections in process piping systems are common and given little thought – unless they start to leak. Chronic leakage proved to be an issue for one of our clients, a midstream oil and gas processor and services... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Mar 19, 2020
Pumps
A Swedish global company has completed the purchase of a Michigan firm. Atlas Copco, with about 39,000 employees worldwide that provides compressors, vacuum solutions, generators, pumps, power tools and assembly systems, has signed the deal for Dekker Vacuum Technologies. Dekker, established in 1998, is a leading provider of engineered vacuum pumps and systems used... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Mar 19, 2020
Valves
New York City fireboats have been equipped with Rotork’s electric actuators. The boats, Firefighter 2 and Firefighter 343, from the Marine Division of the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) are using its IQ range of part-turn devices which will help keep the city safe. The actuators have the important duty of controlling the flow of water to the fire nozzles... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Mar 18, 2020
Pumps
The introduction of five Landia mixers has brought improvements to the biological and dewatering processes at a wastewater treatment plant in Pennsylvania. Serving six municipalities in Northern Northumberland County, the new-look Milton Regional Sewer Authority (MRSA) wastewater treatment plant has been designed so it is powered by anaerobic treatment of wastewater... [Read More]

Features
Mar 17, 2020
Efficient sludge pumping has an important role to play as water companies gear up for zero carbon, says Mick Dawson, consultancy director of BHR Group, who urges designers and operators to better understand their sludge systems. More efficient pumping of sludge could help water companies in England reach their goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2030, along with meeting... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Mar 17, 2020
Pumps
A new and low-cost approach to multiphase metering – the process of determining the make-up of crude oil as it’s pumped from the reservoir – has been demonstrated by engineers from Brunel University London. Crude oil is extracted as a mixture of oil, gas, water and sand, which is separated and processed before making its way downstream to be turned into usable... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Mar 17, 2020
Pipelines
A leading engineering company has sealed a contract to build a calcining system for a customer in Russia. The order worth £27.3m (30m euros) has been booked in Metso’s first quarter of orders received. Commissioning of the system is expected to take place in three year’s time. The system, which consists of two calcining lines with a total capacity of 420, 000... [Read More]

Other News
Mar 17, 2020
Since Covid-19 first made the news when it struck in a place in China most of us had never heard of, little did we suspect the global consequences three months later. Normal daily life as we know it has been severely disrupted, thousands of people have died worldwide, borders between countries are being closed and the stock markets and our global economies have taken... [Read More]

Archive News
Mar 16, 2020
Valves
A valve manufacturer has sealed an order which is out of this world! Oliver Valves, based in Parkgate Industrial Estate, in Knutsford, Cheshire, has received an order with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). NASA has ordered the company’s gauge bleed instrument valves. A company spokesman said: “This is a fantastic order in Oliver Valves... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Mar 12, 2020
Other
One of Europe’s leading filter manufacturers is expecting growth with the opening of a new metalwork facility. Amazon Filters’ decision to in-source the bulk of its large-scale manufacturing capability will increase capacity and flexibility, reduce reliance on sub-contractors and boost the company’s “quick and able” market proposition with its 12,500 sq ft (1,160... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Mar 11, 2020
Other
A new word enters the water technology dictionary from 12 March with a bold rebrand by Servelec Technologies and recent acquisition, leak detection specialist Primayer. The two companies are now united under one brand and one name - Ovarro. Water is a core sector for the company, which also works with clients in the oil and gas, broadcast and transportation markets. ... [Read More]

Features
Mar 10, 2020
The first flexible pipes were used in the offshore oil and gas industry in 1972. These early models were built and applied as a ‘kill and choke’ line and formed with a bonded type of material, usually vulcanised rubber and armouring. Since then, the demands for this technology have steadily grown and diversified. Today, they are found in every major production basin... [Read More]


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