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Nabors workover rig

Nabors Offshore Corporation, a Nabors Industries Company, has commissioned a newly constructed inland barge rig, Barge Rig 11.

Electrolysis plant in China

Krupp Uhde, of Dortmund, Germany, has won a contract from CMC Prospects Import and Export Company, Beijing, for the supplies and services to build a hydrochloric acid diaphragm electrolysis plant in China.

Neles and DSM work together

Neles Automation's Field Controls Division and DSM have signed an agreement to work together.

De-sulphurisation plant in Romania

Sidex SA, Romania, has placed a contract with Rautaruukki Engineering, Finland to supply a coke oven gas de-sulphurisation Plant to remove hydrogen sulphide and ammonia.

CCI valves to South Korea

A USD 3.65 million order has been received by CCI Switzerland to supply complete turbine-bypass systems for the first two 800-MW fossil-fired units at the new Yong Hueng Power Plant in South Korea.

Parker Instrumentation goes Caspian

Parker Instrumentation has signed a distribution agreement for its fluid instrumentation valves and tube fitting product line with Caspian Sea Ventures Corporation (CSVC).

Safety first

Safety within the process industries has increasingly become an issue.

IchemE award

Krohne’s Altoflux 2W Hybrid has won the IChemE Excellence in Safety and Environment Award 2000.

Severn Glocon wins gas plant order

Severn Glocon has won the contract to supply more than 400 valves for two new gas processing plants in the Middle East.

Joint project for lower emission

Cummins Inc. (Columbus, Indiana, USA) and Westport Innovations Inc. (Vancouver, BC, Canada) are to receive funding for a joint natural gas heavy-duty engine project.