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Weir to sell Oil & Gas division to Caterpillar

Weir is selling its Oil & Gas divison. The Weir Group plc has entered into an agreement to sell its Oil & Gas division to Caterpillar Inc for US$405 million. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, USA and led by Paul Coppinger, Weir Oil & Gas provides pressure pumping and pressure control solutions and associated aftermarket […]

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Walker Filtration appoints new group general manager

Steve Bittle. The UK’s Walker Filtration has named Steve Bittle as group general manager. In his new role, Bittle will be responsible for the strategy, planning and management of all Walker Filtration Group divisions. Bittle has been part of Walker Filtration’s Senior Management Team for the past four years, having joined the group in 2016 […]

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Roark Industries launches graphene membranes

The GOGO membranes are built from a base of pristine graphene, graphene oxide and a cross linking agent. UK-based graphene specialist Roark Industries has announced the commercial availability of its GOGO graphene membranes for applications in the oil and gas industry. The GOGO membranes are built from a base of pristine graphene, graphene oxide and […]

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Sulzer Chemtech restarts separation seminars

Sulzer places great emphasis on activities aimed at sharing technical expertise with its customers, (Image: Sulzer) Sulzer Chemtech teams in China are gradually resuming their customised seminars on separation and mixing technologies for businesses in the manufacturing and processing industries. Sulzer places great emphasis on activities aimed at sharing technical expertise with its customers, to […]

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Amazon Filters supplies filtration equipment for Gulf of Mexico rig

Amazon Filters designed and produced the filter housing for the Gulf of Mexico order at its Camberley, Surrey, manufacturing centre. The UK’s Amazon Filters has despatched a bespoke filter housing containing four large-format high-flow filters to a floating deepwater rig in the Gulf of Mexico. The order was secured from industry services provider Cameron International, […]

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MOVA completes successful pollutant capture tests

The prototype of the Panel Bed Filtration System being tested in the lab. MOVA Technologies Inc., a technology company based in Pulaski, Virginia in the USA,  which is researching pollution control strategies for industrial emissions, has announced the successful completion of initial proof-of-concept (POC) testing of gaseous contaminants (CO2, SO2, NO) through the Advanced Propulsion […]

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NTU professor’s startup Aromatec scores funding

Congratulation to Prof. Wang Rong and Dr. Shi Lei on their Singapore-based startup Aromatec that has just raised an undisclosed sum to help improve that tech. Read the full article here

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H2O Innovation appoints new sales manager for biofuels

Jerry Tegels, a 30-year veteran of the water treatment chemicals and equipment industry, has joined H2O Innovation as biofuels sales manager. Tegels started his career as a chemical engineer at Ryko Manufacturing in the early days of reverse osmosis, and has been in technical/chemical sales with Betz/GE Water and Buckman in the ethanol process treatment and […]

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Framo offers tailor-made oil skimmer  

Framo’s new solution allows customers to specify a range of options to tailor their systems to fit operational requirements Framo has introduced a new customisable oil skimmer offering based on its TransRec platform, which allows customers to specify a range of options to tailor their systems to fit their operational requirements. The system, used in […]

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Alfa Laval awarded SEK60mn renewable energy order in Sweden

Alfa Laval has secured a SEK60 million order from the Nordic energy company St1 for a process line to be installed in a new biorefinery plant that is being built in Gothenburg, Sweden. The Alfa Laval equipment will remove various impurities from waste fats and oils, which later will be converted into renewable fuels. Alfa […]

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Amazon Filters makes metalworking investment

Programming a CNC machining cell in the new metalworking shop at Amazon Filters Camberley plant. Amazon Filters has opened a 12 500 sq ft (1160 sq m) metalwork facility close to its European manufacturing centre in Camberley, Surrey, UK. The new metalworking hub features a component shop with CNC machining and cutting cells, a press […]

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Gardner Denver merges with Ingersoll Rand Industrial Segment

Gardner Denver Holdings Inc has completed its merger with the Ingersoll Rand Industrial segment. The newly combined company, named Ingersoll Rand Inc, produces mission-critical flow creation systems, including air compressors, pumps, blowers, the Club Car brand of electric vehicles, and systems for fluid management, loading and material handling. Ingersoll Rand will operate as four reportable segments: […]

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Kansas Ethanol to install Whitefox ICE membrane dehydration system

Kansas Ethanol’s plant in Lyons, Kansas. Kansas Ethanol LLC is to use a Whitefox ICE membrane dehydration system at its 77 million gallons per year (mmgy) plant in Lyons, Kansas, USA to further reduce energy consumption. The Whitefox ICE will enable Kansas Ethanol to increase production by an average rate of 30 000 gallons per […]

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Ebara launches new exhaust gas treatment equipment

Ebara’s TND Single-model exhaust gas treatment equipment is for use in the manufacturing of semiconductors. Ebara’s new exhaust gas treatment equipment, the TND-Single model and the TND-Single Plus model are for use in the manufacturing of semiconductors. With the rapid advance of the Internet of Things (IoT) and AI, demands for higher efficiency in exhaust […]

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Toray creates new porous carbon fibre

The fibre can be used as a support layer to make advanced membranes used in greenhouse gas separation and hydrogen production lighter and more compact. Toray Industries has announced that it has created the world’s first porous carbon fibre with a nano-sized continuous pore structure to enhance the performance of advanced gas separation membranes. The […]

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Saltworks’ EOR pilot boosts oil production

Saltworks’ XtremeRO pilot operating at pilot site in Southern Alberta. Canadian company Saltworks has developed and delivered an enhanced oil recovery (EOR) pilot at a live polymer flood oil field in Southern Alberta. EOR involves pumping speciality concocted water chemistries underground to push out more oil. It injects the water to wash out more oil, […]

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John Crane opens new service centre in Belgium

The busy Port of Antwerp. Image Rudmer Zwerver/Shutterstock. John Crane has expanded its European footprint with a new facility in Antwerp, Belgium. Located close to the Port of Antwerp, the new service centre enhances John Crane’s local service and support network for OEM and end user customers serving oil and gas, power generation, chemical, pharmaceutical […]

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