Plant shut down involves isolation valve

28 August 2015

The Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth, Massachusetts is back online after an automatic shutdown was triggered this past weekend. The shut-down was caused by a broken instrument control line feeding one of the plant’s four main steam isolation valves.... Read more...

Double contract win for Wood Group in Ca Rong Do

28 August 2015

Wood Group has been awarded the front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract for the subsea development of the Talisman Energy Ca Rong Do field offshore Vietnam; estimated to contain around 67 million barrels of oil equivalent.... Read more...

Innovative diaphragm valve bodies from B├╝rkert

28 August 2015

Bürkert Fluid Control Systems presented a completely new body type for diaphragm valves that is particularly aimed at applications in hygienic environments at ACHMEA 2015. The bodies, manufactured using a patented manufacturing procedure – the hydroforming technology –satisfy the highest requirements imposed on materials and cleanability.... Read more...

Oil & gas downtrend affects PD pump market

27 August 2015

A new analysis by Frost & Sullivan, a global consulting and analytics company, shows that demand for positive displacement (PD) pumps (which make a fixed volume of fluid move from the inlet pressure section of the pump into the discharge pipe) boomed in recent years.... Read more...

New HHI contract for Bestobell Marine

27 August 2015

Bestobell Marine has won a major new order from Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) in South Korea to supply valves for two new vessels. Bestobell’s Globe and Check valves will be used within vessels being manufactured for Greek shipowner, Gaslog.

This latest order is the result of a number of years of product development by Bestobell Marine to provide flanged Globe and Check valves to meet HHI’s unique specification.... Read more...

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