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May 26, 2022
Clariant and Lummus awarded contract for one of the world’s largest PDH units
Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Mar 15, 2022
Valves
Chemical company OMV and ALBA Recycling have announced that they have started exclusive discussions to jointly build and operate an innovative sorting plant for the further sorting of mixed plastic waste for chemical recycling. A final investment decision for the facility in Walldürn, Germany, is expected later this year. ALBA Recycling operates five sorting plants... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Dec 17, 2021
Valves
Shell is planning to build a new renewable chemicals plant in Singapore. The new plant on Pulau Bukom will also be a 550,000 tonnes a year sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) facility using hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO). A final investment decision is to be made on the plan, which will use hydrogen made from renewable sources and waste biofuel feedstocks such as used... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Nov 19, 2021
Valves
Rotork has supplied 1,250 valve actuators to a Swedish manufacturer. The pneumatic actuators and digital smart positioners have been ordered by battery manufacturer Northvolt, which specialise in the production of lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles. Northvolt is working to create the “world’s greenest battery” and Rotork’s products will play a key role... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Oct 8, 2021
Valves
PLANS for the UK’s first £165 million (€194 million) plastic petrochem park have moved a step closer. The park will be designed to tackle a share of the UK’s 4.9 million tonnes of annual plastic waste and will use pioneering technology to turn this waste into hydrogen. Peel NRE, part of Peel L&P, has submitted a planning application for the Plastic Park to... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Sep 20, 2021
Valves
Sealing solutions specialist Greene Tweed has supplied perfluoro elastomers (FFKM) to a leading petrochemical company. The company’s goal was to increase the mean time between failure (MTBF) of its screw spindle pump from several weeks to several years. The firm also wanted to increase safety at all of the pump installations in its ethylene oxide (EO) and propylene... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
May 17, 2021
Valves
A UK filtration specialist is targeting the chemical processing and liquid coatings industries with the latest evolution of its meltblown filter cartridge range. Amazon Filters’ VisClear II product is designed to strengthen the essential filtration processes behind the manufacture of many high-viscosity fluids. They include sealants, adhesives, paints, machine coolants,... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jan 5, 2021
Valves
Griffco Valve has announced the appointment of Wayne Wawrzyniec as the chief financial officer and chief operating officer. The company based in Amherst, New York, is a manufacturer of pump accessories distributed worldwide for chemical-feed systems. Wawrzyniec will be responsible for all areas of company operations including manufacturing, finance, quality, and administration.... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jun 3, 2020
Valves
Oxford Flow, the flow control equipment specialist for oil, gas, water and industrial process industries, has raised £8.45 million (€9.5 million) to fuel the company’s expansion across all markets and oil and gas product development. The funding has been secured from eight parties, with existing investors Oxford Sciences Innovation (OSI), Parkwalk, Oxford Investment... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
May 19, 2020
Valves
CIRCOR has opened its expanded 6,000 sq m plant in Weihai as it continues to drive its strategy of increasing product availability and support in China and the Asia-Pacific market. The fully integrated facility in Shandong province is providing end-to-end manufacturing, sales and service to commercial marine and industrial customers in the region. CIRCOR’s expansion... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
May 13, 2020
Valves
Schroeder Valves is offering a new type of valve for pressures from 140 to 250 bar - the Schroeder Intermediate Pressure Valve (SIP). This series is ideal in systems with frequent operation in the minimum flow range. It will especially be in use with boiler feed water circuits in gas and steam combined cycle power plants (CCPP) for the protection of centrifugal pumps.... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Apr 16, 2020
Valves
Plant reliability specialist AVT Reliability has been awarded a three-year contract to provide proactive condition based maintenance (CBM) support to leading chemical company INEOS. The contract, which was awarded following a formal tender process, will involve the monitoring and maintenance of more than 1,500 pieces of rotating equipment at INEOS’ Grangemouth site... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Apr 14, 2020
Valves
Sulzer is supplying an industrial scale cMIST system for natural gas dehydration. The unit will be installed at an onshore ExxonMobil facility in the US. The unit is to be delivered to ExxonMobil’s facility by Sulzer Chemtech, a leader in separation and mixing technology, and will be the world’s first commercial application of the cMIST technology in place of conventional... [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]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Mar 2, 2020
Valves
Curtiss-Wright has agreed to acquire the stock of Dyna-Flo Control Valve Services for CAD$81 million (€54.8 million) in cash. Dyna-Flo designs and manufactures linear and rotary control valves, isolation valves, actuators and level and pressure control systems for the chemical, petrochemical and oil and gas markets. The business will operate within Curtiss-Wright’s... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Feb 24, 2020
Valves
Metso’s valve business, future Neles, has announced that its valves were used in around 250 major shutdowns around the world in 2019, to secure plant availability, reliability, safety and environmental compliance. Services included specialised maintenance planning, on-time start-up and effective execution, ensuring the safety and availability of the plant until the... [Read More]


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