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Air Separation Unit from Praxair Supplies Samsung's Display Production Plant

South Korea: Electronics Industry

Air Separation Unit from Praxair Supplies Samsung's Display Production Plant

07/14/2017 - Praxair announced the start-up of a new air separation plant to supply 700 tons per day of nitrogen to Samsung’s display manufacturing complex in Tangjeong, South Korea. read...

Lanxess Expands Range of Membranes for Reverse Osmosis

Germany: Water Treatment

Lanxess Expands Range of Membranes for Reverse Osmosis

07/05/2017 - Specialty chemicals company Lanxess is expanding its range of membrane elements for reverse osmosis (RO). read...

Air Liquide Invests in Start-Ups

France: Digitalisation

Air Liquide Invests in Start-Ups

07/05/2017 - Aliad, Air Liquide’s venture capital investment arm, has announced three new equity investments in technology start-ups, Dietsensor and Ubleam, and in the investment fund Investisseurs & Partenaires. read...

Air Liquide to Supply China's Fiber Optics Industry

China: Industrial Gases

Air Liquide to Supply China's Fiber Optics Industry

07/03/2017 - Over a one-year time period, Air Liquide signed new supply contracts covering a period of 10 to 15 years with three major Chinese fiber optics manufacturers. read...

CB&I Awarded Multi-Technology Contract in Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan: Ethylene Production

CB&I Awarded Multi-Technology Contract in Uzbekistan

06/30/2017 - CB&I has been awarded a technology contract by Shurtan Gas Chemical Complex for a grassroots ethylene complex to be built in southern Uzbekistan. read...

Articles

The Next Generation of Couplings and Disconnects

Disconnects: Technology Compared

The Next Generation of Couplings and Disconnects

06/28/2017 - Double ball-valve dry disconnects set new standard in chemical handling — Operators that handle hazardous liquids or toxic chemicals have high demands for loading systems, hoses, pipes and couplings. But how to design such a system? Are traditional bayonet-and-plunger styles still the go-to-solution for chemicals or has the time of new coupling technology finally come? read...

NEWS

Webinar: Veolia Launches the Plug & Play Sludge Treatment Technology in the UK

UK: Water Treatment

Webinar: Veolia Launches the Plug & Play Sludge Treatment Technology in the UK

Veolia Water Technologies UK is running a webinar on 29th June at 2pm to explain the benefits of its Package Exelys sludge treatment technology. read...

Refineries Boost Investment in Digital Technologies

USA: Digitalisation

Refineries Boost Investment in Digital Technologies

Nearly two-thirds of refiners plan to increase their investments in digital technologies over the next three to five years, although digital is not one of the top plant investment areas for refiners today, according to new research from Accenture. read...

Major Contract for Olefin Plant in Russia Goes to Linde

Russia: Plastics Feedstock

Major Contract for Olefin Plant in Russia Goes to Linde

The Linde Group has been awarded a major contract by PJSC Nizhnekamskneftekhim (NKNK) to supply an olefin plant in the city of Nizhnekamsk, located in the Republic of Tatarstan in the Russian Federation. read...

products and processes for engineering and construction

Going With the Flow

Laminar Flow Systems

Going With the Flow

Spetec launches the SuSi Series of Laminar Flow Module products: Standing for Super Silent, the units feature optimised air flow characteristics and quieter fans, the company states. With the primary filter in a filter cartridge, the unit allows for an easy handling. read...

Engineering and Construction in Theory and Practice

How Predictive Maintanance Reduces Both: Risks and Costs

Maintenance Instead of Remediation

How Predictive Maintanance Reduces Both: Risks and Costs

11/22/2016 - The reliability of technical test methods and models designed to forecast the behaviour of components under stress has increased over recent years. Nevertheless, insufficient maintenance or unsuitable strategies still sometimes result in failures and significant damage in process plants. The right overall strategy must be customised to each plant, taking individual features into account. This approach helps to reduce both costs and damage. read...