Nigeria, Japan Sign Power Cooperation Pact

The Nigeria National Electric Power Authority (NEPA) Saturday signed a pact of 62 million U.S. dollars with Japan's power equipment company Marubent. Liyel Imoke, chairman of NEPA's technical board, was quoted as saying that the Japanese company will install six new power generating turbines.

FCx in US supply partnerships

FCx Performance Inc. companies have sealed two major new sole supply agreements in the US flow-control marketplace.

Hex Valve gauge catalogue

Hex Valve has published a free 36-page catalogue with detailed technical specifications on its primary, gauge, and block & bleed instrument valves.

New appointments at Weir

The Weir Group has appointed two new directors at subsidiary companies.

AEP to build emission controls

American Electric Power will begin construction of new emission control systems at two of its power plants in West Virginia.

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.

CDC incorporating Groth products

Continental Disc Corporation of Liberty, Missouri, is now marketing the full range of Groth vapour control products throughout the UK and mainland Europe.

Off-the-shelf butterfly valves

Ball Valve UK Ltd, part of Econosto, Flow and Sealing Technology Division, has invested GBP 350,000 in what it believes to be the largest stock of butterfly valves in the UK.

ICI relief valve repair

Following a quality audit by HSB Inspection Quality Ltd, Severn Unival Ltd has won quality approval for the repair of safety relief valves owned by ICI Eutech and Zeneca.

Nanchang paper investment

CNTIC (China National Technical Import & Export Corp.), Beijing, China, has ordered a complete newsprint machine from Voith Paper (Heidenheim, Germany) for installation at the Jiangxi Paper Co. mill in Nanchang, China.