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To maintain its mission of offering the most innovative technology available to its customer base, Inert has partnered with Siemens to offer customizable controls on its lines of argon and nitrogen gas management systems. From Siemens’ Totally Automated Integration (TIA) portfolio, Inert selected the SIMATIC S7-1200 programmable logic controllers (PLCs)…

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Valmet has signed a strategic value-added reseller (VAR) agreement for power and process industry automation with Globetech Pty Ltd based in Australia and Globetech Asia based in Vietnam. The agreement covers Australia, New Zealand, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, Singapore and possibly other South East Asian countries later on. "By having an…

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The Dresser-Rand business, a part of the Siemens Power and Gas Division, received an order from Air Liquide Global E&C Solutions Hangzhou Co., Ltd. for an innovative compressor train to be used in an air separation plant in China. Delivery of the equipment is scheduled for July 2017, with commercial…

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Rockwell Automation Inc forecast its first full-year rise in sales in three years as stabilizing demand in industries including oil and gas helped the company report higher-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue. Shares of the company, which makes factory automation systems, rose as much as 6 percent to $124.75 on Monday.…

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Following a meeting with Mr. Mohamed Khodair, Chairman of the General Authority for Investment and Free Zones (GAFI), GE Oil & Gas has announced the expansion of its services facility in Egypt with an additional 2,000 square meter in the industrial free zone to now reach a total of 5,000…

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Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) and leading future energy company Masdar have jointly developed the first carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS) plant in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region. The project, which is now operational, aims to sequester up to 800,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO?)…

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AES Gener S.A., the second-largest power generation company in Chile in terms of installed capacity, has signed a multiyear agreement with GE’s Power Services (NYSE: GE) to provide services and tools to overhaul up to nine steam turbines and generators—supplied by different original equipment manufacturers (OEMs)—at four thermal-fired power plants…

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Equilibar introduced the EPR-3000 high pressure electronic controller, which offers electronic pressure control up to 3000 psig.  It is especially useful for research applications involving catalyst reactors. The EPR-3000 does not bleed gas when at a steady state pressure, thus preventing the loss of expensive gases through unnecessary exhaust.  It…

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Metso has signed an agreement on a comprehensive valve delivery for Kilpilahti Power Plant in Porvoo, Finland. Metso's valves will be used in conjunction with the power plant's three different boiler units to control the power plant's process flows. Optimally selected, reliable valve solutions enable efficient and safe energy production…

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Starting a new chapter in the global supply chain industry, the KION Group has successfully completed its landmark acquisition of Dematic, a leading specialist for automation and supply chain optimisation. The purchase makes the KION Group one of the world's leading providers of supply chain solutions with a unique and…