May 25, 2018
The Estigia type series extends the KSB portfolio for the chemical and petrochemical industries and other applications, and will be showcased at this year’s ACHEMA trade fair in Frankfurt. The pumps are built for high efficiency and low operating costs. The low-pressure suspended pumps are designed for vertical wet installation in a closed tank under atmospheric... [Read More]

May 24, 2018
The UK’s Environment Agency has urged government to take action to increase the water supply and urged consumers to use less water in the face of shortages caused by climate change and demand from a growing population. If action is not taken to increase supply, reduce demand and cut wastage, the agency says that areas in England may suffer supply deficits by 2050. A... [Read More]

May 24, 2018
ExxonMobil is introducing greenhouse gas reduction measures designed to improve emissions performance by 2020. Targets include a 15% decrease in methane emissions and a 25% reduction in flaring compared to 2016 levels. The company is also looking to up energy efficiency at its refining and chemical manufacturing facilities. Flaring has been found to waste up to 3.5% of... [Read More]

May 24, 2018
TUV SUD NEL, a specialist in flow measurement research and development, has completed the base building that will house its £16 million (€18 million) Advanced Multiphase Facility (AMF). Construction began in September 2017. The company says that once the AMF is completed its test range capability of operating pressures, temperatures, flowrates and metrology... [Read More]

May 23, 2018
Cheniere Energy’s has committed to the development of a third LNG liquefaction train at its Corpus Christi liquefaction project (CCL project). It was announced on 22 May that the company’s board of directors has made a positive Final Investment Decision (FID) on the facility. Cheniere now plans to issue a full notice to proceed to Bechtel... [Read More]

May 23, 2018
Hydranautics has announced the launch of the CPA7 series of RO membranes for municipal and industrial fluid treatment: the CPA7-LD-4040, CPA7-LD and CPA7 MAX. The CPA7 membranes offer a combination of high rejection and high flow capability in a brackish water RO element. These membranes are suited to industries where high-purity water is imperative. The variants using... [Read More]

May 22, 2018
KSB Pumps and Valves has assisted the University of Pretoria in the construction of a large controlled-temperature test unit, which will form the backbone of ongoing research into heat transfer, fluid mechanics and thermodynamics. The unit will allow students to plug directly into hot, moderate or chilled liquids to use on research projects and will cut off approximately... [Read More]

May 22, 2018
The new MetraFlow ultrasonic flowmeter from Titan Enterprises incorporates a chemically resistant Perfluoralkoxy Alkane (PFA) tube onto which are mounted high sensitivity ultrasonic sensors. The company says there are no dead areas or changes in fluid direction or obstructions, just a tube. As a result, MetraFlow can make non-intrusive flow measurements. Drawing... [Read More]

May 22, 2018
ECD says the analyser-process controller simplifies liquid measurement and control The new LQ800 Multi Channel Controller from Electro-Chemical Devices (ECD) combines internet-of-things liquid analytical measurement with precision process control of flow and level for a range of water-based industrial applications. The LQ800 is designed to operate with up to eight digital... [Read More]

May 21, 2018
The need to repair the ageing water infrastructure sitting in cities like Los Angeles is becoming more and more acute. Utilities are increasingly concerned about the lifespan of their systems and how quickly parts of it will need to be replaced. Mark Gimson, a regional sales director at Singer Valves, tells Fluid Handling International that the company can provide a ‘complete... [Read More]

May 21, 2018
The company says the acquisition complements and strengthens its global presence in delivering fluid automation solutions. Emerson announced on 17 May that it has agreed on terms to acquire Aventics from Triton for €527 million. Aventics supplies ‘smart’ pneumatics technologies for machine and factory automation applications. Emerson is a provider... [Read More]

May 21, 2018
Orbinox has launched a new line of heavy duty slurry knife gate valves designed for high pressure applications. The HG series knife gate valve has been specifically designed to offer excellent performance and low downtime for heavy-duty, high pressure, high solid concentration, erosive-abrasive and corrosive slurry applications, such as those of tailing lines in mineral... [Read More]

May 18, 2018
Tendeka has successfully tested its PulseEight wireless control and monitoring device with an operator in the North Sea. The PulseEight uses pressure pulse telemetry to communicate wirelessly between downhole monitoring and the wellhead control system, and is suitable for multi-phase flow. With its partners the Oil & Gas Technology Centre (OGTC), Tendeka has successfully... [Read More]

May 18, 2018
The Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (WASA) has chosen Veolia and Suez to design, build and operate the Gandharbpur drinking water treatment plant. WASA is the body in charge of drinking water and wastewater management for the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka. The contract represents a cumulative total of around €275 million. The project will be conducted through... [Read More]

May 17, 2018
ITT announced 17 May that it is expanding its i-ALERT Monitoring Solution portfolio, giving customers additional options to maximise the efficiency and total cost of ownership of all types of rotating machines. The new i-ALERT compatible Bluetooth Smart Pressure Sensor complements the i-ALERT monitoring portfolio, which includes the i-ALERT2 machine health sensor, the... [Read More]

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