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VCI Guideline for Bolted Flanged Joint Assembly in Process Plants

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VCI Guideline for Bolted Flanged Joint Assembly in Process Plants

The practical assistance of the VCI for the installation and dismantling of metallic flange connections on piping was updated in March 2016: Annexes A and C have been corrected or updated. read...

Mc Dermott Wins Technology Contract from Ningbo Union King Polyester

China: Paraxylene Facility

Mc Dermott Wins Technology Contract from Ningbo Union King Polyester

The contract involves offering technology license, process design engineering, and operator training services for Ningbo Union King's 1,600 KTA paraxylene plant in Ningbo, China. Mc Dermott will be making use of the Lummus Technology for the facility. read...

Sabic and Exxon Mobil Move Forward with Gulf Coast Growth Ventures Project

USA: Plant Construction

Sabic and Exxon Mobil Move Forward with Gulf Coast Growth Ventures Project

The Gulf Coast Growth Ventures project includes construction of a chemical facility and a 1.8 million metric tonne ethane steam cracker in Texas, USA. The project is anticipated to create an economic output of 22 billion dollar plus during construction and 50 billion dollars during the first six years. read...

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Harmony in Hazardous Areas

IEC/TC 31 System

Harmony in Hazardous Areas

13/06/2019 - The IECEx system is breaking through the jungle of standards. IEC/TC 31 standardizes and harmonizes international explosion protection standards. Cooperation in the committees creates real added value for suppliers of explosion-protection components. This year, the IEC/TC 31 Committee met for 14 days at R. Stahl in Waldenburg, Germany. read...

Digital Diaphragm Dosing Pumps — Stepper Motor Makes the Difference

Dosing Technology

Digital Diaphragm Dosing Pumps — Stepper Motor Makes the Difference

11/06/2019 - Water treatment and purification is a technologically demanding process. Dosing is a core task here: Additives and auxiliary agents or highly effective chemicals need to be added both cost-effectively and safely for the environment, which means that the requirements for dosing pumps are just as high. Digitalization is the order of the day here as well. read...

Fully Integrated Solution for Basic Engineering

Basic Engineering

Fully Integrated Solution for Basic Engineering

06/06/2019 - Intelligent linking with simulation data saves many weeks of engineering work: easier Feed scenario handling as well as its documentation and calculation. read...

Recover, then Reuse: How Heat Recovery Helps to Save up to 134 PJ Per Year

Waste Heat Recovery

Recover, then Reuse: How Heat Recovery Helps to Save up to 134 PJ Per Year

03/06/2019 - How production plants could save up to 134 PJ per year — Your production process may be up to the energy efficiency task — but what about your waste heat? Discover how heat recovery systems and economizers can turn exhaust heat into usable energy ... read...

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AI

Digital Transformation

AI "Alfred" Supports Thyssen Krupp's Material Services

13/06/2019 - Thyssen Krupp has integrated an artificial intelligence solution (AI) into its materials distribution and service processes. "Alfred" supports his colleagues at Materials Services in dynamically managing the global logistics network with 271 warehouse sites and more than 150,000 products and services. read...

Total Commences Production in Culzean Gas Field

UK: Gas Development

Total Commences Production in Culzean Gas Field

13/06/2019 - With this move, Total aims to contribute to about 5 % to the UK’s gas consumption via the Culzean gas field. The Culzean project will include drilling of six wells, construction of three bridge-linked platforms as well as a FSO unit. read...

Exxon Mobil Increases Production of Group II Base Stocks in Singapore

Singapore: Refinery Expansion

Exxon Mobil Increases Production of Group II Base Stocks in Singapore

13/06/2019 - Exxon Mobil has expanded its Singapore refinery to upgrade its production of EHC Group II base stocks. The move is expected to meet the growing demand of high-quality base stocks across the globe. read...

Finnish Companies Start Three Water Projects in China

Water Supply and Treatment

Finnish Companies Start Three Water Projects in China

Finnish companies Stora Enso and Kemira have started the construction work for pilot projects addressing water-related issues in three villages in Guangxi Province in Southern China. read...

Scientists Identify Key Proteins in the Formation of Rubber

Rubber from Dandelions

Scientists Identify Key Proteins in the Formation of Rubber

How is the rubber contained in a dandelion’s milky white fluid formed? A team led by scientists from Münster University and from the Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology, IME, (Münster branch), has now identified proteins which play a key role in the production of rubber in the plant. read...

Whitepaper

Climate Change

Can Corporate Renewable Sourcing be the Solution?

RE100 companies have blazed a trail, but it's the next wave of corporates who need to start their journey if we are to reverse climate change. What are the opportunities? What are the barriers and how can they be overcome? What options are available? read...

Company News

MATCON Ltd.

Liquid Addition – a revolutionary development in IBC Blending

Invented and developed by Matcon, our innovative Liquid Addition System expands the range of the IBC tumble blender and is well suited to industries that need the flexibility to add liquids into a wide range of powder recipe mixes in a contained and efficient manner.

Freeman Technology Ltd

Powder Characterization Solutions at CPhI China 2019

Global material characterization company, Micromeritics Instrument Corporation, will be exhibiting at CPhI China on booth N1A19 (18 – 20 June 2019, ...

Kelvion Holding GmbH

Kelvion launches two new products for transforming waste heat into energy

Industrial facilities and power plants generate waste heat that is usually released into the air. ...

ANTARES VISION

Track & Trace: a turnkey solution from experience in the field

Antares Vision, the world’s leading provider of vision control systems, track & trace solutions and smart data management, ...

Glatt Ingenieurtechnik GmbH

Glatt will present small fluid bed system for large agglomeration requirements

Compact, fast, economical: Glatt's new plant system starts continuous production of added-value ingredients after an installation time of just 12 days.

TRM Filter d.o.o.

Powtech 2019

It is coming up soon: Powtech Nürnberg opens on April 9, 2019!