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Investment in Production Line for Flue Gas Treatment

Belgium: Emission Reduction

Investment in Production Line for Flue Gas Treatment

01/31/2018 - Solvay invests € 6 million in the expansion of its sodium bicarbonate capacity at the Rheinberg production site. Its start-up is planned by the end of 2018. read...

Emerson to Deliver Software-as-a-Service Technology to Covestro

Germany: Industrial IoT Solutions

Emerson to Deliver Software-as-a-Service Technology to Covestro

01/29/2018 - Covestro has selected Emerson to provide Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) technologies for remote monitoring and predictive maintenance at nine high-utilisation plants. read...

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...

Articles

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...

NEWS

Archer Secures Four-Year Deal from Repsol Norge

Contract Bagged

Archer Secures Four-Year Deal from Repsol Norge

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

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...

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...

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...

NEW Engineering Projects and Developments

MAN Diesel & Turbo Completes Power Plant in Nicaragua

Nicaragua: Power Generation

MAN Diesel & Turbo Completes Power Plant in Nicaragua

07/22/2017 - 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...