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Praxair Signs Long-Term Contract with BASF for New Plant

Business Deal

Praxair Signs Long-Term Contract with BASF for New Plant

11/13/2017 - On completion, the new plant is expected to produce high-purity carbon monoxide and hydrogen from a stream of crude synthesis gas. read...

Global Power Forms Joint Venture with Bechtel to Serve Georgia Power Plant

USA: Nuclear Power

Global Power Forms Joint Venture with Bechtel to Serve Georgia Power Plant

10/31/2017 - Global Power Equipment Group announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Williams, has formed a joint venture with Bechtel to establish Richmond County Constructors (RCC). read...

Petrofac and Danos to Form Joint Venture

Oil and Gas JV

Petrofac and Danos to Form Joint Venture

10/11/2017 - Petrofac and Danos, a US-based family-owned and managed integrated oilfield services provider, have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Both the companies are in talks to form a joint venture agreement to attract business opportunities. read...

Archer Secures Four-Year Deal from Repsol Norge

Contract Bagged

Archer Secures Four-Year Deal from Repsol Norge

10/10/2017 - Archer has won the contract to deliver additional P&A services and related services on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. read...

Exxon Mobil’s Restart Activities Continue at Baytown

Operations Update After Hurricane

Exxon Mobil’s Restart Activities Continue at Baytown

09/20/2017 - Post Hurricane Harvey, Exxon Mobil begins to restart activities and facility assessments at its Baytown refinery. The company has also made significant progress in restarting chemical production, pipelines and other logistical infrastructure in the Houston area. read...

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Against the Tide: What Has Lanxess Planned with its State-of-the-Art Production in Belgium?

Lanxess in Antwerp

Against the Tide: What Has Lanxess Planned with its State-of-the-Art Production in Belgium?

07/25/2017 - A German chemicals group planning a major investment in Central Europe is certainly something out of the ordinary. But a company that spends several hundred million Euros in ramping up capacities in a seemingly saturated market must have something in mind. Just like the polymer specialists Lanxess, who, since 2004, have invested over 300 million euros in its Belgian flagship site in Antwerp. What is the story behind these? On the 50-year anniversary of caprolactam production on the banks of the river Scheldt, the Cologne-based company lets us have a look behind the scenes… read...

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Position Paper on Atex Directive Available

Germany: Separators

Position Paper on Atex Directive Available

Following the replacement of Directive 94/9/EC by the Atex Directive 2014/34/EU, the position paper „Atex Directive — Filtering Separators“ serves as the basis for reliable evaluation of filtering separators. The position paper is now available as an online version in English. read...

MAN Diesel & Turbo Completes Power Plant in Nicaragua

Nicaragua: Power Generation

MAN Diesel & Turbo Completes Power Plant in Nicaragua

MAN Diesel & Turbo announced that it has commissioned eight type 18 V48/60 engines in the new Planta MAN 140 power plant in Los Brasiles, Nicaragua and handed them over to the operator, Alba Generación. The company is also responsible for engineering and delivery of the engines and equipment, steel structure, piping and electrics. read...

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

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...

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

Drying Without Contamination

Vacuum Dryer

Drying Without Contamination

04/14/2017 - Vacuum tray dryer with the fast washing system for cleaning of all internal parts — Producers demand for their batch process best results, safety, ergonomics and flexibility. To secure this Italian expert for vacuum drying has equipped its vacuum tray dryer with a fast washing system and some other important innovations. read...