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DSM: two new plants

DSM Elastomers will build two new plants at its site in Geleen, the Netherlands, one EPDM rubber (Keltan®) and the other for melamine.

Roche manufacturing project

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. is providing engineering, procurement, and construction management services for Roche's manufacturing facility in Boulder, Colorado.

New from Atwood & Morrill

Atwood & Morrill has announced the availability in the USA of Sarasin-RSBD ASME Section VIII spring and pilot relief valves and Hopkinsons ASME Section I boiler safety valves.

Diaphragm valves from GO

GO Regulator, a division of Circor International, has introduced the DV series of diaphragm valves.

Ontario biopharmaceutics

SNC-Lavalin has been awarded an EPC contract from Hemosol, a Canadian biopharmaceutical company, for the design and construction of a biopharmaceutical facility in Mississauga, Ontario.

Invensys gains PED approval

Invensys Flow Control UK has become the first British valve manufacturer to receive Quality Assurance Module H approval from the British Standards Institute for the design and manufacture of ball valves in accordance with the EC Pressure Equipment Directive 97/23/EC.

Oil refining in Spain

Krepsol-YPF has just awarded Technip an engineering and services contract concerning the offsites and utilities dedicated to the new hydrocracker of the Tarragona refinery.

FCx acquires J.H. Instrument Company

FCx Performance Inc., the distributor of specialty process control products, has completed the acquisition of J.H. Instrument Company.

New MD for Valvekits

Martin Hunt is the new Managing Director at Valvekits Ltd.

Combined-cycle plant for Virginia

Competitive Power Ventures Inc. (CPV) has applied for a Special Use Permit in Fluvanna County, Virginia, to build a high-efficiency electric generating facility in the Nahor area of the county.