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Air Products Qudra holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for Mega Industrial Gas Hub

Saudi Arabia: Engineering

Air Products Qudra holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for Mega Industrial Gas Hub

Located in Jubail, Saudi Arabia, the new industrial gas hub will comprise a steam methane reformer, an air separation unit, hydrogen pressure swing adsorption units, and the installation of comprehensive pipeline networks. read...

Saudi Aramco Gives Nod for Development of Jafurah Gas Field in KSA

Saudi Arabia: Gas Field Development

Saudi Aramco Gives Nod for Development of Jafurah Gas Field in KSA

Saudi Aramco has announced regulatory approval for the development of the Jafurah unconventional gas field which is considered to be the largest non-associated gas field in Saudi Arabia. The project is expected to boost the company’s position in the global energy sector. read...

Pasuruan Govt Assigns Land to Project Stop for Building Material Recovery Unit

Indonesia: Circular Economy

Pasuruan Govt Assigns Land to Project Stop for Building Material Recovery Unit

With an aim to create a sustainable waste management system and reduce plastic pollution in the oceans, a material recovery facility will be set up in Pasuruan, Indonesia by Project Stop. The facility is expected to manage waste collection, segregation and recycling processes at the Lekok and Nguling municipalities. read...

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How to Design Intrinsically Safe Circuits

Measurement Technology for Potentially Explosive Areas

How to Design Intrinsically Safe Circuits

24/02/2020 - The intrinsic safety (Ex i) type of protection has established itself worldwide in the field of measurement and control technology in systems with potentially explosive areas. For one thing, it is much more cost-effective when it comes to construction when compared to other types of protection. For another, it allows for maintenance work and modifications during operation. Moreover, it is also possible to use simple electrical equipment without special approval. read...

Durable Stainless Steel Pneumatic Connections for Hygienic Applications

Connectors

Durable Stainless Steel Pneumatic Connections for Hygienic Applications

21/02/2020 - The connection of pneumatic control lines in brewery systems always requires the use of materials that are highly durable. Learn about stainless steel push-in connectors providing a lasting and reliable seal even in humid environments. The material also features good hygienic properties. read...

Versatile New AODD Pumps Can Improve System Performance

Air-Operated Double Diaphragm Pumps

Versatile New AODD Pumps Can Improve System Performance

17/02/2020 - Wilden Velocity Series AODD pump offers operational flexibility that allows users to optimise performance, leak protection and operating costs while not compromising reliability. read...

Going Natural: Is Air the Future of Refrigeration?

Air as Next-Gen Refrigerant

Going Natural: Is Air the Future of Refrigeration?

05/02/2020 - The current F-gas regulation forces plant operators and planners to rethink their processes: Alternatives to conventional refrigerants with their often high greenhouse gas potential are needed. But sometimes the good is so obvious: a new process with ambient air wants to exceed the requirements of the industry. read...

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Corteva Elects Nayaki Nayyar to Board of Directors

USA: Appointment

Corteva Elects Nayaki Nayyar to Board of Directors

25/02/2020 - With Nayaki Nayyar’s appointment, Corteva will have 13 members in its Board of Directors. At present, Nayyar holds the position of President – Digital Service and Operations Management at BMC Software. read...

DSM to Takeover Glycom for 828 Million Dollars

The Netherlands: Early Life Nutrition

DSM to Takeover Glycom for 828 Million Dollars

24/02/2020 - With the acquisition of Glycom, the world's leading supplier of Human Milk Oligosaccharides, DSM aims to expand its portfolio and accelerate growth in Early Life Nutrition. The move will also enable the firm to create next generation HMOs via DSM’s strong R&D platform. read...

Huntsman Successfully Completes Acquisition of Icynene-Lapolla

USA: Downstream Polyurethanes

Huntsman Successfully Completes Acquisition of Icynene-Lapolla

24/02/2020 - Huntsman took over Icynene-Lapolla for 350 million dollars from an affiliate of FFL Partners. The business deal is in line with Huntsman’s strategy of expanding its downstream footprint in spray polyurethane foam insulation. 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...

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A Single-step Solution for PTA Production

How to Lower OPEX Without Compromising on Quality

This paper looks at how the earlier PTA production method involving a multi-stage process with pressure and atmospheric centrifuges and a re-slurry tank can be replaced with one stand-alone device – the rotary pressure filter (RPF). read...

Company News

Müller GmbH

Christian Reinau appointed new CEO of the Müller Group

The Board of Directors of MVM Pack-Holding AG (Müller Group) named Christian Reinau as new CEO with effect from April 1st. ...

Linde CryoPlants Ltd.

Linde CryoPlants Service Excellence

Renowned worldwide for providing customers with first-class service and full support, ...

Freeman Technology Ltd

Complete solution for physical characterization backed by established application expertise

Particle Testing Authority, Micromeritics’ ISO17025 accredited contract testing laboratory today announced a comprehensive physical characterization service for the additive manufacturing (AM) ...

GIG Karasek GmbH

GIG Karasek impresses Sappi once again with conversion of evaporation system at Alfeld plant

At its site in Alfeld, Sappi uses an acidic magnesium bisulphite process to produce high-quality bleached TCF pulp for the purposes of making special paper. ...