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Jun 10, 2019
Xylem offers strategies to transform utility water management economics
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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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Apr 26, 2019
The agenda for the Downstream 2019 conference and exhibition, taking place on 11-12 June 2019 at the GBR Convention Centre in Houston, Texas, has been announced. A number of major executives, project decision makers and supply chain leaders from Chevron, Shell, Formosa, BASF and ExxonMobil and others... [Read More]

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Apr 25, 2019
Emerson has announced recent enhancements to its Mimic™ Simulation Software, which enable the simulation of new process reactions and enhanced safety checks for training plant personnel. The new release of the software makes it easier for plants to develop a more accurate digital twin, according to a... [Read More]

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Apr 23, 2019
Energy corporation Chevron’s president of manufacturing Mike Coyle has been announced as the headline speaker at Downstream 2019 in Houston. According to the release, he will be sharing lessons learned over the last five years in downstream safety, workforce development, productivity, project sustainability, logistics and digitalisation. Coyle will... [Read More]

OTHER NEWS
Apr 3, 2019
Insurance claims management provider Crawford & Company has released the industry’s first smart water detection solution to manage escape of water claims, the company announced. The Escape of Water solution uses sensors to provide 24/7 monitoring and leak detection. If a water leak is detected, the sensors... [Read More]

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Mar 20, 2019
UK utility company Thames Water announced that it has signed contracts worth £200 million (€232.95 million) to tackle leakage across its network. The contracts have been awarded for an eight-year period and were signed at Thames Water’s head office in Reading by its CEO Lawrence Gosden. Thames Water... [Read More]

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Mar 12, 2019
Process automation company Endress+Hauser announced that it is investing $38.5 million (€34.15 million) into a new 112,000 square-foot Gulf Coast Regional Center Campus. The company broke ground at its new site in Pearland’s lower Kirby District, just outside of the Houston area. “We continue to make investments that... [Read More]

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Mar 6, 2019
Fluid technology company Applied Flow Technology (AFT) announced the winners of its Platinum Pipe awards, which are designated to pristine system models that use AFT software. Each winner won a $500 Amazon gift card and $2,000 in software credit for their company. ‘Most Interesting Model’ went to Joel... [Read More]

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Mar 6, 2019
Pump manufacturer Netzsch announced that it will be expanding its grinding technology portfolio with the launch of its new N.Mac Twin Shaft Grinder. According to the release, the N.Mac is designed to fragment a variety of materials, and is ideal for wastewater treatment, biogas and biomass plants,... [Read More]

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Mar 6, 2019
Technology and engineering company Emerson has announced its new product; the ‘first’ fully integrated wireless gas monitor. Emerson states that the gas monitor has been developed in response to the critical need for the monitoring of toxic hydrogen sulphide gas in wellheads, tank farms, and other remote... [Read More]

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Feb 20, 2019
Researchers from Illinois-based Northwestern University have developed a new coating strategy for metal that self-heals within seconds when scratched, scraped or cracked. Pipeline structures can often rupture due to hard-to-detect corrosion in tiny cracks, scratches and dents. “Localized corrosion is extremely dangerous,” said Jiaxing Huang, professor of... [Read More]

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Feb 19, 2019
Yorkshire Water has awarded their mechanical fittings framework contracts Lot 1, up to 300mm and Lot 2, above 350mm to Viking Johnson for another five years. Viking Johnson will be supplying the water company with a range of fittings that includes couplings, flange adaptors, under pressure tees... [Read More]

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Feb 19, 2019
US valve manufacturer Mueller Water Products (Mueller) president and CEO Scott Hall released a statement regarding the ‘tragic’ shooting that resulted in five deaths at the company’s Henry Pratt facility in Aurora, Illinois. Victims Josh Pinkard, Russ Beyer, Vicente Juarez, Clay Parks and Trevor Wehner were all... [Read More]

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Feb 12, 2019
Owner of leading water and wastewater treatment technologies, Modern Water has submitted an application for planning permission to build Gibraltar’s first ever wastewater treatment plant. Modern Water has said that according to the planning application, the estimated cost of the plant will be £25 million (€28.5 million). Preliminary... [Read More]

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Feb 12, 2019
Germany-based flow control and applicators firm Sulzer provided distillation equipment to Indian steel manufacturer ArcelorMittal for a steel production plant in Gent, Belgium. The equipment will be used to convert waste gases into 80 million litres of bioethanol annually. Sulzer announced that the project is the result of... [Read More]

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Feb 5, 2019
Researchers from the University of California, Santa Barbara (UC Santa Barbara) have outlined a study into the science behind transitioning old oil rigs into permanent reefs, Phys.org reports. The group of researchers published an extensive study into the history, ecology and pragmatics of rigs-to-reefs projects... [Read More]

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Feb 1, 2019
Pressure control equipment specialist Oxford Flow has been awarded NSF/ANSI 61 and 372 accreditations for its polymer water pressure regulating valve (PRV) range. Both certifications were developed by NSF International and the American National Standards Institute for the health effects of drinking water system components. This provides municipalities... [Read More]

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Jan 29, 2019
Players, fans and partners of Manchester City have given Xylem’s Safe Water project in Bangalore, India, top ranking in the fifth annual Cityzens Giving campaign. The Cityzens Giving campaign is a global community initiative set up by the reigning Premier League champions, Manchester City. Back in summer 2018,... [Read More]

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Jan 23, 2019
48% of oil and gas professionals are concerned about an impending talent emergency according to the third annual Global Energy Talent Index (GETI), published by Airswift.  The report shows that oil and gas businesses must continue evolving their approach to attracting and recruiting talent. 17,000 energy professionals... [Read More]

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Jan 23, 2019
Sewage treatment could aid in combatting climate change while generating new revenue, according to new research. Published in the journal Nature Sustainability, the research from Princeton University concludes that municipal sewer plants offer a major option for capturing carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases. “The water industry could... [Read More]

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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]

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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]

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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]

OTHER NEWS
Dec 4, 2018
Weir Oil & Gas Dubai has signed a multi-year contract in Iraq worth a total of more than $4 million, according to a statement. Signed with a ‘major international oil company’, the contract apparently secures the provision of Weir Oil & Gas workshop services, machine shop... [Read More]

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Dec 3, 2018
A PhD researcher from Brunel University London has won Santander’s University Entrepreneurship Award for his ground-breaking modular wastewater treatment system. Brunel student, Tom Fudge and cofounders Llyr Williams and William Gambier, won the competition and collected the £25,000 (€28,000) award on behalf of WASE. There are currently 2.3... [Read More]

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Nov 20, 2018
Water solutions firm Xylem announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ethiopia’s Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy (MoWIE) to assist in Ethiopia’s advancements in water security. According to Xylem, the MoU was signed at an event in Ethiopia, attended by Ethiopia’s Minister... [Read More]