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Oct 23, 2020
New aviation fuel pipeline across southern England approved
Features
Oct 23, 2020
Just south of Aberdeen, improvements continue to be made at Scottish Water’s Sludge Treatment Centre (STC) in Nigg – but at a site still approaching its full potential, 0.9-1.0MW per tonne of dry solids is already being consistently produced. Part of its trailblazing route-map to lead the water industry to net zero emissions and beyond by 2040 (five years ahead of... [Read More]

Policy News
Oct 22, 2020
The total value of construction contract awards in September was £5.4 billion (€6 billion) based on a three-month rolling average. This was 21.2% higher than for August and was also 13.8% higher than September 2019. Quarterly analysis indicated that total construction contract awards were valued at £13.5 billion (€15 billion) in the third quarter in the UK. This... [Read More]

Other News
Oct 22, 2020
Blacoh Industries has announced the addition of two new specialists to support the company’s goal of growth by providing innovative solutions for improved performance in fluid pumping systems. Scott Bradley and Luis Ornelas were appointed for their diverse talents and experience, and will increase Blacoh’s capacity for innovation in engineering, product design, manufacturing... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Oct 21, 2020
Pipelines
The Europe-Asia Pipeline Company and MED-RED Land Bridge have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the storage and transfer of oil products through the former’s pipeline network and storage tanks. The Israeli state-owned company will carry out the work from the UAE and other Eastern and Western markets, and from the Mediterranean to the Far East. MED-RED... [Read More]

Features
Oct 21, 2020
At three locations in Germany, HKS develops and produces high-quality rotary actuators such as the successful I-DA-H. Due to its especially high degree of functionality and precision, this versatile rotary actuator is used worldwide in all industrial areas. For 50 years, the family-run HKS company has designed hydraulic rotary actuators, actuators, rotary lift combinations,... [Read More]

Pipelines
Oct 20, 2020
Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, has been awarded a role on a new cloud computing initiative to deliver operational efficiencies at Northumbrian Water. With its industry Microsoft Azure expertise, Atos is working alongside the UK water company to migrate the first wave of three data processing and storage applications to the cloud over a three-year span. This... [Read More]

Pipelines
Oct 20, 2020
Sloy Power Station, on the banks of Loch Lomond, was the first hydro scheme to be developed under the North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board and it has just celebrated 70 years of power generation. Sloy is the largest conventional hydro-electric power station in the UK. It has an installed capacity of 152.5 MW generating enough electricity to power over 80,000 homes. It... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Oct 19, 2020
OPW, a Dover company and a global leader in fluid handling solutions, has announced it has acquired the ISO Liquid Tank Container product line from Girard Equipment. OPW will manufacture the ISO Liquid Tank Container product line at OPW’s facility in Lianyungang City in China with emphasis on increasing OPW’s presence and product portfolio in the Asia-Pacific, Latin... [Read More]

Valves
Oct 19, 2020
METRUS has been celebrating its golden anniversary this year. The company was founded by Lothar Seer in 1970 as LS-Mechanic and has produced more than 2,000 valve test benches, serving customers in over 80 countries. While working as an employee of Sempell, engineer Seer was in charge of developing test benches for the valve manufacturers’ production. Inspired by... [Read More]

Features
Oct 16, 2020
White metal or Babbitt bearings are used in a wide variety of rotating machinery and, just like conventional roller or ball bearings, they need to be replaced when they reach the end of their service life. Replacements can be manufactured by specialists such as Sulzer’s Southampton Service Centre, which has recently upgraded its facilities. For some of the largest... [Read More]

Product News
Oct 16, 2020
Blacoh’s patented SurgeWave Transient Monitoring Systems solves the need for pipeline operators to detect and record transient pressure events occurring in water, wastewater and petroleum pipelines. The system is unique in that it employs a system of dynamic pressure transducers and digital technology to monitor pipelines for indefinite periods of time. When a transient... [Read More]

Valves
Oct 15, 2020
Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has opened a new application and innovation centre in Denmark. The centre, in Kolding, will reinforce the company’s technology leadership within hygienic fluid handling. Investing in the new 1,600sq m centre supports Alfa Laval’s strategic focus of accelerating product innovation... [Read More]

Pipelines
Oct 15, 2020
A documentary about how new technologies and innovations are helping to reshape the way water is managed  is set to reach a global audience of millions. Brave Blue World, narrated by Liam Neeson and featuring actors and activists Matt Damon and Jaden Smith, will be available to watch on Netflix from 21 October. It is set reach to reach an audience of 193 million subscribers... [Read More]

Pumps
Oct 14, 2020
Wilden, a worldwide producer of speciality pumps, is celebrating its 65-year anniversary. Wilden was founded in 1955 by Jim Wilden in the US when he revolutionised the pumping industry by inventing the air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump. Since that time, Wilden has been recognised as one of the leaders in AODD pump technology for a wide range of applications in... [Read More]


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