Industry News

Industry news in the valve and actuation sector serves as a vital information reservoir that keeps various stakeholders — including manufacturers, distributors, end-users, and industry analysts — abreast of the latest developments, innovations, and trends shaping the landscape.

The industry news category within the valve and actuation sector encompasses a wide array of updates including technological advancements, market trends, regulatory changes, project announcements, and organizational developments among others. This category is quintessential in helping professionals navigate the dynamic and competitive environment of the valve and actuation industry.

Aquatech Innovation Award nominees

Fourteen entries have been nominated to win the Aquatech Innovation Award for 2011. The nominations for the five different categories (Waste Water Treatment, Transport & Storage, Process Control Technology & Process Automation, Water Supply (incl.

Foster Wheeler wins award

Foster Wheeler AG has announced that a subsidiary of its Global Engineering and Construction Group, Foster Wheeler Energy Ltd (FWEL) has won the coveted Five Star Health and Safety Management System Audit Award from the British Safety Council for the performance of FWEL’s UK-headquartered operation in Reading.

AUMA enhances data communication

  AUMA actuators’ advancements to Modbus loop capability for valve automation has benefited data transfer speed and safety in the power industry.

Chinese nuclear industry requirements

Deputy Director at SNPEC Procurement Centre, Ms. Qu HuiHong, will address important requirements for suppliers to the Chinese nuclear industry. As a Keynote speaker at the upcoming Nuclear Exchange conference & networking event, Ms HuiHong will speak on important topics of interest to foreign suppliers looking to build their business in China.

KBR awarded EPCM master services agreement

KBR has signed a three-year Master Services Agreement with DuPont Engineering to provide engineering, procurement and construction management services, positioning KBR to further support DuPont projects globally.

Apache buys ExxonMobil North Sea assets

Apache Corp. has announced that it has bought North Sea assets from ExxonMobil in a deal worth USD 1.75 billion. The deal, which includes the Beryl field, will increase Apache's North Sea production by 54% and its reserves by about 44%.

Swire Oilfield Services creates new jobs

Swire Oilfield Services has started work on its GBP 4 million Aberdeen headquarters, which will create up to 50 new jobs upon completion. The construction is part of a GBP 50 million investment for the company this year, supporting its global business development strategy.

Metso wins automation technology orders

Metso has received several orders for advanced automation technology from Chinese papermakers. The latest orders have been placed by the greenfield mill of Nanning Jindaxing Pulp Co. Ltd and Shandong Tralin Paper Co.

Petrohawk deal a go

BHP Billiton has received final regulatory approval for its USD 12.1 billion takeover of US shale player Petrohawk Energy. BHP said the Committee on Foreign Investment in the US had given the thumbs up for the deal after

Safety Award receives Hydratight

Hydratight’s passion for safe working has been recognised by Singapore Takada Industries, a major contractor on Exxon Mobil’s Jurong refinery, Singapore. Hydratight Singapore has received an award from Takada for its efforts and

Industry News

In the ever-evolving landscape of the valve and actuation industry, the role of timely and comprehensive industry news cannot be overstated. Serving as the nexus of vital information, industry news acts as a guiding beacon for stakeholders at every level, offering insights into market trends, technological advancements, and regulatory shifts that shape the industry’s trajectory. From unveiling innovative product launches to analyzing market dynamics and spotlighting seminal projects, industry news is an indispensable tool in navigating the complex and dynamic world of valve and actuation technology. As industries transition towards a future marked by digitalization and sustainability, staying updated with the latest industry news ensures that professionals remain at the forefront of developments, fostering growth, innovation, and collaboration in a sector central to modern infrastructure and technology.

The industry news category serves as a central hub that amalgamates various types of information critical to the valve and actuation industry. It fosters a well-informed community, promotes knowledge sharing, and facilitates strategic decision-making, thus playing a pivotal role in steering the industry towards growth and innovation. Keeping abreast of industry news helps stakeholders adapt to the rapidly evolving industry landscape and seize emerging opportunities.