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Adnoc Sour Gas on Schedule to Complete Construction of New Sulphur Pipeline

UAE: EPC

Adnoc Sour Gas on Schedule to Complete Construction of New Sulphur Pipeline

The new pipeline will be used to transport molten sulphur produced by the firm’s Shah sour gas field. The project will also prove beneficial for future expansion of sulphur production and is expected to be commissioned in 2019. read...

Eni to Acquire 42.5 % Interest in BP-Operated Exploration and Production Sharing Agreement

Libya: Oil and gas

Eni to Acquire 42.5 % Interest in BP-Operated Exploration and Production Sharing Agreement

The National Oil Corporation, BP and Eni have signed an agreement according to which Eni will resume exploration work in Libya. The exploration and production sharing agreement operations have remained suspended since 2014 in the region. read...

Shin-Etsu to Invest $ 125 Million in Photomask Blanks Plant

Japan: Semiconductor Technology

Shin-Etsu to Invest $ 125 Million in Photomask Blanks Plant

Shin-Etsu Chemical announced an investment of $ 125 million in the expansion of its photomask blanks business at its two existing photomask blanks plants: the Takefu Plant in Echizen City, Fukui Prefecture and the Naoetsu Plant in Joetsu City, Niigata Prefecture. read...

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Empowering Solar Energy: How to Pump Liquid Sunshine

Pumps/Solar Power

Empowering Solar Energy: How to Pump Liquid Sunshine

09/27/2018 - High-performance pumps for challenging applications in solar systems — When it comes to using solar energy, new heat transfer media are in high demand. Among the most promising candidates are in fact molten salts. But the handling of these new thermal medias quickly proves more difficult than it appears... read...

Plastic Processing Riding on a Growth Curve

Market scenario

Plastic Processing Riding on a Growth Curve

09/26/2018 - With the demand for plastics growing, the market has also witnessed a rise in the demand for plastic processing technologies. It is here that events like Fakuma come in to display the latest and most innovative solutions for the industry of today. read...

Covestro Focuses on Polycarbonate Plastics for Electric Vehicles

Electromobility

Covestro Focuses on Polycarbonate Plastics for Electric Vehicles

09/26/2018 - At the Fakuma fair 2018, Covestro aims at exhibiting numerous fire proof battery modules, cell holders, crash absorbers and other products that are manufactured from polycarbonate plastics. All these components prove advantageous in electric as well as hybrid cars. read...

Chemicals, Hot off the Printer: Additive Manufacturing in Chemicals and Pharma

3D-Printing and Additive Manufacturing

Chemicals, Hot off the Printer: Additive Manufacturing in Chemicals and Pharma

09/17/2018 - What has advent of additive manufacturing in store for the process industry? – The 3D-printer becomes a gamechanger: While some companies set themselves apart by using customized materials or dream of the pill out of the printer, others fear the impending marginalization of the chemical industry. Gold rush or hangover? An industry is looking for answers between polymer filaments, prototypes and printed pills. read...

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Saudi Aramco and Bapco Commission New Pipeline to Support Bahrain’s Energy Demand

Saudi Arabia: Oil Infra

Saudi Aramco and Bapco Commission New Pipeline to Support Bahrain’s Energy Demand

10/15/2018 - Equipped to transport up to 350 thousand barrels per day of crude oil, the new 112 km pipeline originates from Saudi Aramco’s Abqaiq plants and ends at the Bapco Refinery in Bahrain. read...

Daikin and Hitachi Implement Image Analysis in Chemical Manufacturing Process

Japan: Digitalized Quality Control

Daikin and Hitachi Implement Image Analysis in Chemical Manufacturing Process

10/15/2018 - Daikin and Hitachi will start a joint demonstration to digitalize quality control know-how in the reaction process of chemical manufacturing, especially in fluorochemicals, at Daikin Yodogawa Plant (Settsu, Osaka Prefecture). read...

Eurochem Inaugurates $ 16 Million Fertilizer Plant

Lithuania: Crystalline Urea Phosphate

Eurochem Inaugurates $ 16 Million Fertilizer Plant

10/15/2018 - Eurochem Group announced the opening of a new production plant for efficient, water-soluble fertilizers at its Lifosa subsidiary in Lithuania. The $ 16 million facility will produce 25,000 metric tonnes (KMT) of crystalline urea phosphate per year, adding to the range of fertilizers currently manufactured at the site. read...

Aries' Gasification Plant Maintains 94 % Operational Availability Benchmark

USA: Waste-to-Energy Gasification

Aries' Gasification Plant Maintains 94 % Operational Availability Benchmark

The Lebanon, TN, Waste-to-Energy Gasification Plant reached a milestone last week as the plant maintained a 94 % uptime rate over the last 100 consecutive days. More than 460,000 kWh of electricity was generated during 2,259 operating hours. read...

JGC to Construct Influenza Vaccine Manufacturing Facility for Denka Seiken

Japan: EPC Contract

JGC to Construct Influenza Vaccine Manufacturing Facility for Denka Seiken

JGC Corporation has been awarded a lumpsum contract from Denka Seiken for the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of an influenza vaccination materials manufacturing plant and related facilities planned for construction in Gosen City in Niigata Prefecture. read...

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Ion Beam Milling

Application Booklet- How to Prepare Samples for SEM

Are you interested in reading interesting applications of ion beam milling, take a look at this specially prepared booklet. Specialists from Leica Microsystems have collected over 20 different examples featuring different samples for SEM. read...

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To the Last Drop – How Pumps Can Become Efficiency–Enablers for Tank Farms

Screw Pumps/Tank Storage

To the Last Drop – How Pumps Can Become Efficiency–Enablers for Tank Farms

02.10.18 - How screw pumps strip out even highly viscous media – When emptying an oil or fuel tank (a process refferd to as stripping), quite often residual product of the highly viscous media is left behind. But does it have to be that way? Pumps with excellent intake at low NPSHr values can in fact completely empty tanks – even of crude oil and bitumen. And one technology in particular outperforms the rest... read...

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Freeman Technology Ltd

Particle Testing Authority (PTA) announces acquisition of FT4 Powder Rheometer

Particle Testing Authority (PTA), a Division of Micromeritics Instrument Corporation, ...

Anton Paar GmbH

Anton Paar launches Cobrix 2600 Sensor, an optical inline sensor for CO2 and Brix determination

The most wanted features in soft drink process measurement Anton Paar launches Cobrix 2600 Sensor, ...

HIMA Paul Hildebrandt GmbH

Busy rail route operating in searing temperatures keeps on moving – with AKTOR and HIMA

Compact commercial-off-the-self (COTS) solutions make signaling technology between Athens and the nearby port in Piraeus run more effectively and safely.