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Apr 3, 2020
Projects in the pipeline take a blow as oil prices head south
Water/Wastewater News
Apr 3, 2020
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Subsea 7 has announced the award of a sizeable contract for the Kaskasi offshore wind farm project located about 35km north-west of Heligoland in the German sector of the North Sea. The contracted work scope includes the transport and installation of the offshore substation foundation, 38 wind turbine monopile foundations and 52km of inner array grid cables in water depths... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Apr 2, 2020
Other
Kurita Water Industries, a global provider of water treatment products and services, has announced the completion of the merger of its consolidated subsidiaries in the US. This includes the Texas-based US Water Services, Fremont Industries and Global Water Services Holding Company. The newly combined company will be known as Kurita America Inc., and will be headquartered... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Apr 2, 2020
Pumps
University researchers have developed a desalination process that pumps ions instead of water. Researchers from Indonesia’s Bogor Agricultural University, the University of Bath and the University of Johannesburg have developed a low-cost, solar-powered desalination system that can be operated in mobile units. This can be used in households in remote areas where water... [Read More]

Product News
Apr 2, 2020
Designed for continuous liquid level monitoring in water wells, reservoirs, tanks and others, the WL420 submersible hydrostatic level transmitter is a novelty in NOVUS portfolio. The WL420 has IP68 protection level and can be used in raw or chlorinated water and in the majority of semi-aggressive liquids. Also, the device detects the hydrostatic pressure in the... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Apr 1, 2020
Pipelines
An American energy firm has confirmed it will proceed with the construction of a crucial pipeline that will boost the economy by $8bn (7.3bn euros). TC Energy Corporation is behind the 1,210 mile long Keystone XL Pipeline Project that will be capable of delivering 830,000 barrels per day of crude oil from Alberta to Steele City, Nebraska. “We appreciate the ongoing... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Mar 31, 2020
Pumps
Wanner’s hydra-cell Metering and dosing pumps offer the advantages of conventional metering pumps with several significant additional benefits. Hydra-Cell pumps are internationally known for their ‘no pulse, no problem’ accuracy and reliability for metering and dosing applications. The virtually pulse-less, linear flow; lowers acquisition costs, due to their compact... [Read More]

Product News
Mar 31, 2020
AW-Lake Company has unveiled a new flow sensor. The new EDGE Flow Sensor, produced by the Wisconsin-based firm, with optional Bluetooth for use in flow meter applications requiring an analogue, pulse or Modbus signal to a PLC or other control system has come onto the market. Mounted on meters including AW-Lake gear meters and turbine flow meters, the EDGE Flow Sensor... [Read More]

Features
Mar 30, 2020
University researchers have developed a new physical model to simulate the behaviour of fluids moving through pipes. Scientists at the Institute of Industrial Science at the University of Tokyo discovered that by including the possibility of shear-induced bubble formation, they found that, contrary to the assumptions of many previous works, fluids can experience significant... [Read More]

Product News
Mar 27, 2020
  An iron ore mine in the Northern Cape benefitted from the versatility of a pump which was recently dry-installed for boosting slurry flow. According to Justin Bawden, key account manager at Integrated Pump Technology, the submersible Grindex Bravo 800 pump is best known for operating in a liquid environment. However, it needed to be used as a booster from... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Mar 27, 2020
Pumps
A global private equity firm has completed the buy-out of a leading manufacturer of precision-engineered and efficient centrifugal pumps and compressors in the US. Sundyne, with its headquarters in Colorado designs and manufactures API compliant pumps and compressors, announced that Warburg Pincus has completed its acquisition from BC Partners Advisors LP and The Carlyle... [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]

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]

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]

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]


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