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The Construction Kit for Modular Gas Plants: Sparkling with Excitement for CO2

Modular Engineering & technical Gases

The Construction Kit for Modular Gas Plants: Sparkling with Excitement for CO2

01/23/2017 - Impressive modularisation concepts for the engineering of technical gases plants — From coolants, protection gas or additive in refreshing drinks — CO2 gets industry experts and customers sparkling with excitement. Also plant engineers have set their sights on this versatile molecule: Technology specialists are turning to modular plant design for the production of technical gases. In fact, LCO2 plants (LCO2 = liquid CO2; liquid carbon dioxide) from the construction kit have several advantages. read...

Vibrant Three Day Event for Industry in Gujarat

India: Event Report

Vibrant Three Day Event for Industry in Gujarat

01/23/2017 - The 8th edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit took place in the state of Gujarat, catering to national and global industrial fields. A host of companies from alll sectors of industry were part of it. read...

Discover the Building Blocks for Modular Plant Projects

Skids and Package Units

Discover the Building Blocks for Modular Plant Projects

01/23/2017 - Package unit integration: how do you assemble a modular system? — Package units, modular system design and process skids are hot topics at the moment. Thinking in systems is becoming a familiar soundbite in the component manufacturing and chemical industries, but the building block approach is not making as much headway as had been expected. Interfaces to existing automation and control systems are lacking. An overview. read...

The Digital Plant Takes the Next Level: Less Paperpushing, More Engineering

Digital Engineering

The Digital Plant Takes the Next Level: Less Paperpushing, More Engineering

01/20/2017 - Powerful, intuitively operated documentation tool proves its usefulness in practice — Documenting the actual as-built status of a large process plant is a Herculean task. It is not unusual for the change to the plant itself to take less time than the subsequent changes in the documentation. With myriads of copies and handwritten notes, important information is easily ge lost. For all these reasons, BASF in Ludwigshafen decided on the successive installation of an electronic documentation system — and the results speak for themselves … read...

Oversized Plastic Pipes Milled to Perfection

Fluid Handling

Oversized Plastic Pipes Milled to Perfection

01/20/2017 - Kuka supplies technology package to Asset International in Wales for milling Weholite pipes measuring up to 3.5 meters in diameter. read...

The Patent Activity of the R&D Subject

Czech Republic: Knowledge

The Patent Activity of the R&D Subject

01/20/2017 - Growing importance of creating, applying and diffusing innovation for the performance and competitiveness of national economies increases the need for international comparison of innovation performance. read...

How Industries Can Reduce Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Climate Action

How Industries Can Reduce Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions

01/16/2017 - A new report from the World Bank Group, Clasp and Carbon Trust aims at informing industries about the role they can play in the global effort to tackle climate change. According to the report it is important to inform about solutions that work without affecting the companies’ competitiveness. read...

Think Science, not Art

Software

Think Science, not Art

01/16/2017 - Software development is popularly seen as an individual pursuit of trial and error. But that is far from true on any substantial programming project, where a large team of developers are working on complex systems. read...

World Bank Raises 2017 Oil Price Forecast

Crude Material

World Bank Raises 2017 Oil Price Forecast

01/16/2017 - The World Bank is raising its 2017 forecast for crude oil prices to $55 per barrel from $53 per barrel as members of OPEC prepare to limit production after a long period of unrestrained output. read...

Beverage Packaging Market Report 2016–2026

Global Report

Beverage Packaging Market Report 2016–2026

01/16/2017 - The latest report from business intelligence provider Visiongain offers a comprehensive overview of the global beverage packaging market. Visiongain assesses that this market will generate revenues of $112.4 billion in 2016. read...