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Apr 20, 2021
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Water/Wastewater News
Apr 20, 2021
Pumps
A team from Oil Dynamics recently finished a substantial water installation in a wide mountainous area in the Eastern Mediterranean. The German company supplied a turn-key electric submersible pumping system (ESPS) including the electrical variable speed drive, control system, wellhead and production tubing. The ESPS is producing water from more than 1,500 meter... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Apr 20, 2021
Pipelines
President Joe Biden’s goal of replacing the nation’s lead pipes to improve drinking water quality may be hit by incomplete local records. A better way to reduce lead contamination in the nation’s drinking water, a former Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) water chief said, was by enforcing an existing rule requiring utilities to replace some of their lead pipes... [Read More]

Other News
Apr 19, 2021
Reuters Events will join forces with Pall for a fluid handling webinar. When it comes to ethylene production, the quench water process can often come with difficult and costly contamination challenges. Focusing on this, Reuters Events alongside Pall will discuss the Managing Costly Contaminate Challenges by Controlling Emulsions in Ethylene Quench Water Webinar to understand... [Read More]

Features
Apr 19, 2021
Last year, the European Commission (EC) announced its commitment to delivering on its energy efficiency and carbon reduction objectives through its new Green Deal proposition. This Europe-wide undertaking is, of course, excellent news and sets out a roadmap for the suggested improvements. It also presents an ideal time to recall the pump industry’s early and continued... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Apr 19, 2021
Pipelines
Opposition is growing towards new proposals to build a £600 million (€694 million) water desalination plant near Fawley in the UK. Southern Water’s Ashlett Creek facility, near the New Forest, aims to convert 75 million litres of seawater a day into drinking water. The plan will include the building of a 25km pipeline from Ashlett to Testwood Lakes in Totton. But... [Read More]

Policy News
Apr 19, 2021
Exolum is the new name chosen by the CLH Group. The company carries out oil product storage and transport activities in Spain and is now present in seven other countries following its expansion strategy. The group has expanded its activity to include the storage, management and transportation of liquid products like chemicals and is also operating in new sectors... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Apr 16, 2021
Pumps
Siemens and Swire Coca-Cola China Co have formed a strategic partnership in digitalisation. The two sides will carry out in-depth cooperation in digital plant construction, supply chain intelligent management and to jointly build digital plant benchmarks in the beverage industry. In addition, the Manufacturing Information System (MIS) customised by Siemens for Swire... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Apr 16, 2021
Valves
Siekmann Econosto is supplying industrial valves worth more than €44 million for one of the largest gas processing plants in the world under construction in Russia. The plant in Amuris is expected to produce more than 42 billion cubic metres (m3) of natural gas annually. The construction project, near the city of Swobodny, began six years ago. With six production... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Apr 16, 2021
Pipelines
Weltec Biopower is building two agricultural biogas plants for one of Japan’s major milk producers. One of the two 250 kW plants is being set up in Urahoro on the Japanese island of Hokkaido; the second is being built in Sakata in the country’s Yamagato prefecture, on the island of Honshu. Japan’s annual biomass potential amounts to around 284.4 million tonnes,... [Read More]

Features
Apr 15, 2021
When it comes to the petrochemical and chemical industries, it is critical to have a precise awareness of current operating temperatures to ensure a stable, efficient, and ultimately safe operation. Traditionally, temperature measurement is a process that relies on human operators to manually record the temperature of operational equipment and then to adjust accordingly.... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Apr 15, 2021
Pipelines
The PUB has appointed SP Services Limited to install 300,000 smart water meters from early next year. This marks the rollout of the first phase of the Smart Water Meter Programme by the Singapore national water agency. This is a key initiative under the Smart PUB Roadmap, which aims to transform the organisation into a smart utility of the future. The first phase... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Apr 15, 2021
Pipelines
Honeywell has launched a gas cloud imaging (GCI) system in Europe to provide automated and continuous monitoring for gas leaks at oil and gas, chemical and power generation facilities. Reducing gas emissions such as methane from hydrocarbon operations is one the most cost-effective and impactful methods to help reach global climate and environmental goals, according... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Apr 14, 2021
Valves
UK-based Domin has developed a new range of state-of-the-art servo valves. Supported by metal additive manufacturing technology from global engineering company Renishaw the company has produced a high-performance servo valve. Domin, based in Bristol, was founded in 2012 and aims to disrupt the fluid power industry by improving the range of technology available and increasing... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Apr 14, 2021
Pipelines
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that two more projects nationwide including one in California are invited to apply for Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) funding. The Pacheco Reservoir Expansion Project for the Santa Clara Valley Water District will join 55 selected projects, bringing the total invitation amount for 2020 to... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Apr 14, 2021
Pipelines
The Van Leeuwen Pipe and Tube Group achieved positive results in 2020 despite COVID-19 with total sales amounting to €1,178 million. This compared with €787 million in 2019. The company benefited from the acquisition of Benteler Distribution at the end of 2019 - doubling the size of the company. The acquisition has further expanded its global presence especially... [Read More]


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