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Equilibar announces the release of its HV series of vacuum pressure regulators for high flow rates. The HV replaces outdated control valves that use complex external control loops. Its pilot operated design enables it to respond automatically to changes in vacuum flows and pressures. The HV performs consistently as machine…

GE to Provide Wastewater Treatment Technology for Chinese Coal-to-Chemical Plant

To help meet new regulations governing wastewater treatment at Chinese coal-to-chemical plants, a facility in Yulin City will install GE’s (NYSE: GE) advanced zero liquid discharge (ZLD) technology. GE’s ZLD evaporator and crystallizer system will eliminate liquid discharge of waste and enable water reuse at the Shaanxi Future Energy Chemical…

Metso continues to expand its strong local presence: New valve service center in Poland in operation

Metso has opened a new service center specialized in process valve and field equipment solutions in Poland. The center has a key role in supporting pulp and paper, refinery and petrochemical industry customers with daily services, shutdowns and long-term maintenance programs. This investment enables Metso to continue strengthening its unique…

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Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) on Thursday announced establishment of a new business unit to help manufacturers harness the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and more rapidly deploy technologies that will allow them to better manage and analyse data, making their operations safer, more reliable and more efficient. "Since HPS's introduction…

ABB and Cavotec Join Forces to Offer Shore-to-Ship Power Solutions, Boosting “Green Ports”

ABB and Cavotec have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly offer complete shore-to-ship power solutions globally. Such solutions allow vessels to plug into onshore power supply and shut down their engines, eliminating noxious emissions, noise and vibrations while berthed in ports that are often located in city surrounds. The…

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Saudi Aramco plans to complete the expansion of its Shaybah oilfield by the end of May, in a move to maintain its total production capacity, a report said. Shaybah’s production capacity will rise to one million barrels a day from 750,000 barrels, said the Bloomberg report, citing sources. With this,…

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Mississippi Power and Silicon Ranch Corporation started construction on its $100-million solar farm facility that will generate enough electricity to supply 50 mw power to approximately 6,500 homes in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The Hattiesburg solar farm will be located on 450 acres and will feature more than 600,000 solar panels. The…

Siemens Signs Long-term Service Agreement For Umm Al Houl Power Plant in Qatar

Siemens has been awarded a 25-year long-term service agreement for the planned Umm Al Houl combined cycle power plant in Qatar. The customer is Umm Al Houl Power Q.S.C., a company established through a partnership among Qatar Electricity and Water Company (QWEC), Qatar Petroleum (QP), Qatar Foundation (QF) and K1…

Hyundai Engineering to Set Up Power Plant in Iran

South Korea's Hyundai Engineering Company (HEC) will sign a contract to establish a 500-megawatt (MW) power plant in Iran, said a report. A panel of executives and experts from Hyundai's energy sector are in Iran on the threshold of South Korean president's visit, added the Iran Daily News report, citing…

Siemens Claims EU's Largest Wind Turbine Contract with Iberdrola

Germany's Siemens has won a five-year deal worth up to 833 million pounds to build and service wind turbines for Scottish Power's East Anglia ONE project off the eastern coast of England, Scottish Power said on Wednesday. The contract, for 102 turbines each capable of generating 7 megawatts of electricity,…