News

Our editors gather news and press releases from around the world to bring our community the latest developments in the valve and actuation industry. Here you can find news involving the people and companies involved in the design, manufacturing, supply, maintenance and use of industrial valves and actuators. We focus both on engineered products as off the shelf products.
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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.

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.

Louisiana gasification

TECO Power Services Corporation will develop an integrated gasification combined-cycle power plant for CITGO Petroleum Corporation using Texaco Development Corporation's proprietary gasification technology.

Cleaner gasoline technology

BP has unveiled a breakthrough in gasoline desulphurisation technology that could significantly reduce the cost of producing low-sulphur gasolines to meet current and future environmental legislation.

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.

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.