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Third DSM Desotech plant in three years

DSM Desotech Inc. is expanding its operations with a new manufacturing facility in Stanley, North Carolina.

Locked Live Loading System

Latty International Ltd has introduced its user-friendly, locked Live Loading System. To meet the demand of fitting their systems on smaller valve applications, the small cup units now come with central offset stud holes and side flat.

Bleached chemi-thermomechanical market pulp mill

The Amcel group has unveiled plans to build a bleached chemi-thermomechanical market pulp (BCTMP) mill near Boa Vista in the state of Roraima in northern Brazil.

Krupp Uhde wins contract from Iran

Krupp Uhde has won a second major contract for the construction of a polyethylene plant in Iran within a space of only 8 weeks. The customer is the Jam Petrochemical Company, a subsidiary of the National Petrochemical Company (NPC), Teheran.

Samson and DSM team up

Samson AG has signed a dual source delivery contract for linear globe valves with the DSM Group.

650mw power deal

Northern Alternative Energy Inc., through its affiliate, Navitas Energy and Xcel Energy, has executed power purchase agreements which will result in the installation of 650mw of wind and combustion turbine energy at five US sites.

Detonation flame arrester

Tyco’s AG Marvac Detonation Flame Arrester 600 is suitable for operation under stable and unstable detonation conditions with gas / vapour operating line pressure of up to 10 PSIG.

DTE awards contract to Shaw Group

DTE Energy Services has awarded a contract to the Shaw Group Inc. for a fourth 80mw electric power unit at the Georgetown Station in suburban Indianapolis.

China investments

The Zhonghai Petrochemical Oil Corp. will invest about CNY 10 billion in chemical fertiliser, natural gas development, a natural-gas pipeline and power plant upgrading projects in the island province of Hainan in the south.

Valve company changes name

A+R Armaturen Benelux has changed its name to VACTRA A+R (Valves Actuators Controls TRAding A+R), effective January 2001.