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Nanocellulose: The next big thing in bioeconomy?

Nanocellulose: The next big thing in bioeconomy?

While nanocellulose was discovered already in the late 1970s, it was only in the last ten years that a rise of patent applications related to...

20-02-2017 Technology News Hits:50

Ashtead Technology to Solve Efficiency Challenge with New Engineered Solutions Group

Ashtead Technology to Solve Efficiency Challenge with New Engineered Solutions Group

Solutions-based approach could see £6million boost to company revenues Global leader in subsea technology and services, Ashtead Technology, is launching a new service to increase efficiency...

20-02-2017 Oil & Gas Hits:64

Oil and gas industry skills organisation responds to Institute for Fiscal Studies report on UK Apprenticeship Levy

Oil and gas industry skills organisation responds to Institute for Fiscal Studies report on UK Apprenticeship Levy

THE oil and gas industry skills, standards and workforce development organisation OPITO has responded to a report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies which shows...

20-02-2017 Oil & Gas Hits:44

Sonoco to Acquire Peninsula Packaging Company

Sonoco to Acquire Peninsula Packaging Company

Expands Thermoforming Packaging to Fresh Foods in Fast Growing Store Perimeter Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today announced it has signed...

17-02-2017 Food & Materials Hits:88

HexArmor Partners with German Safety Innovator uvex safety group to Expand Product Offering in the Americas

HexArmor Partners with German Safety Innovator uvex safety group to Expand Product Offering in the Americas

HexArmor® has just announced that it has formed a strategic partnership with uvex Winter Holding, parent of the uvex safety group, to immediately expand HexArmor’s...

17-02-2017 Technology News Hits:76

Want to reduce the risk of unplanned GPHE downtime? This is the best advice you will get all year

Want to reduce the risk of unplanned GPHE downtime? This is the best advice you will get all year

Getting the best plate heat exchanger performance requires preventive maintenance, especially for hygienic applications within the food, dairy, beverage, pharmaceutical and home & personal care...

17-02-2017 Food & Materials Hits:74

Omega Simulation releases enhanced version of OmegaLand Integrated Dynamic Simulation Environment

Omega Simulation releases enhanced version of OmegaLand Integrated Dynamic Simulation Environment

–With a revamped user interface and improved engineering efficiency– Omega Simulation Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Yokogawa Electric Corporation, announces the 1st of February release of...

17-02-2017 Technology News Hits:90

ITF steps up action to solve costly pipe-walking problems

ITF steps up action to solve costly pipe-walking problems

The Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF) is welcoming additional participants to a new joint industry project (JIP) to develop pipeline anchoring and monitoring systems which could...

17-02-2017 Oil & Gas Hits:81

New technology collaboration lights the way for improved diver safety

New technology collaboration lights the way for improved diver safety

A new on-demand wireless ribbon lighting system, designed to revolutionise diver safety and efficiency in remote subsea locations, has been launched following a collaboration between...

17-02-2017 Oil & Gas Hits:86

Field Services – the foundation to a one-stop solution for turbomachinery repairs

Field Services – the foundation to a one-stop solution for turbomachinery repairs

Aftermarket support for thermal turbomachinery, which includes gas turbines, steam turbines and turbo compressors, is essential for continued reliability and efficiency. Plant owners often have...

17-02-2017 Technology News Hits:86

Xodus wins subsea contract with Apache

Xodus wins subsea contract with Apache

Xodus Group has won a contract with North Sea operator Apache to deliver subsea engineering services for two new infill well developments at the Nevis...

17-02-2017 Oil & Gas Hits:78

Enpro Subsea drives plan forward with new £1.5m project

Enpro Subsea drives plan forward with new £1.5m project

New action plan to cement Scotland’s leading position in £50bn global subsea market Enpro Subsea has announced a research and development grant from Scottish Enterprise which...

17-02-2017 Oil & Gas Hits:91

Sulzer’s at-speed balancing facility achieves 20 years in service

Sulzer’s at-speed balancing facility achieves 20 years in service

Since September 1996, the at-speed balancing bunker in Sulzer’s Houston Service Center has been performing a critical service for clients from all over the world....

17-02-2017 Technology News Hits:81

Strong start to 2017 for Proserv with new contracts and global expansion

Strong start to 2017 for Proserv with new contracts and global expansion

Energy services company Proserv has secured contracts valued at more than $12 million so far this year and has revealed plans for further international growth...

17-02-2017 Oil & Gas Hits:87

Statoil Awards OneSubsea Production System Contract for the Utgard Development, Norwegian North Sea

Statoil Awards OneSubsea Production System Contract for the Utgard Development, Norwegian North Sea

Technology collaboration addresses challenges for field development OneSubsea, a Schlumberger company, has announced it has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction contract by Statoil to...

17-02-2017 Oil & Gas Hits:88

Pöyry at Lignofuels 2017: Mastering the whole value chain a prerequisite for profitable bioproduct business

Pöyry at Lignofuels 2017: Mastering the whole value chain a prerequisite for profitable bioproduct business

Advanced biofuels and biomaterials have been high on industrial companies’ agendas for several years. Investments in R&D, pilot projects and development initiatives have also generated...

16-02-2017 Green Industry Hits:78

Verso Introduces NK Series of Lightweight Natural Kraft Machine Glazed Papers for Foodservice and Flexible Packaging

Verso Introduces NK Series of Lightweight Natural Kraft Machine Glazed Papers for Foodservice and Flexible Packaging

Verso Corporation (NYSE: VRS), a leading producer of flexible packaging, technical, and label and converting papers, have just announced the introduction of its NK Series,...

16-02-2017 Food & Materials Hits:103

ABB microgrid to bring clean energy and power reliability to Alaska community

ABB microgrid to bring clean energy and power reliability to Alaska community

Innovative solution integrates renewables and improves reliability of power supply to Anchorage ABB will provide an innovative microgrid, combining battery and flywheel based storage technologies, designed...

14-02-2017 Power & Water Hits:98

Eating away waste water blockages

Eating away waste water blockages

NCH Europe launches food-safe biological waste water solution Global water, energy and maintenance solutions provider NCH Europe has launched FreeFlow Liquid, a biological waste water treatment...

13-02-2017 Water Hits:97

Protecting Utilities From Cyber Security Risks Introduced By Smart Meters

Protecting Utilities From Cyber Security Risks Introduced By Smart Meters

Ronald Hermans – Product Manager Connexo Insight & Alliances (EMEA/APAC) at Honeywell Information security is a growing concern for utilities in Europe, as they deal with...

13-02-2017 Power & Water Hits:137

Power distribution pioneer expands its horizons

Power distribution pioneer expands its horizons

Temporary power specialist targets Australian market Power distribution specialist, ide Systems, is branching out to Australia with its range of British-made power distribution equipment. The equipment...

13-02-2017 Power & Water Hits:90

OPTIBAR LC 1010: new submersible level probe with ceramic diaphragm

OPTIBAR LC 1010: new submersible level probe with ceramic diaphragm

KROHNE introduces the OPTIBAR LC 1010 submersible level probe with ceramic diaphragm. Aimed at water and wastewater, environmental engineering and OEM applications, it provides a...

13-02-2017 Water Hits:82

BASF acquires Rolic AG, a specialist in light management for advanced LCD/OLED displays

BASF acquires Rolic AG, a specialist in light management for advanced LCD/OLED displays

BASF acquired the private company Rolic AG headquartered in Allschwil, Switzerland. Both companies have agreed not to disclose financial details of the transaction. The transaction...

13-02-2017 Technology News Hits:111

Japan to host the largest energy event in over a decade

Japan to host the largest energy event in over a decade

The Asian nation will continue to lead in global gas & LNG as the country prepares to welcome 25,000 professionals from across Japan and the...

10-02-2017 Oil & Gas Hits:105

Gas imaging makes quantum leap with a single pixel

Gas imaging makes quantum leap with a single pixel

New technology which could offer the oil and gas industry a cheaper way to visualise methane gas is taking one step closer to becoming commercially...

10-02-2017 Oil & Gas Hits:70

Increasing Quality and Miniaturization Demands in Fluid Dispense Applications for Manufacturing are Met by Robotic Technologies

Increasing Quality and Miniaturization Demands in Fluid Dispense Applications for Manufacturing are Met by Robotic Technologies

Manufacturing operations across a wide range of industries rely on dispense technology for adhesive and bonding applications. While in some cases manual dispensing is adequate,...

08-02-2017 Technology News Hits:111

Forum Energy Technologies launches updated VisualSoft product lines

Forum Energy Technologies launches updated VisualSoft product lines

Forum Energy Technologies’ VisualSoft product line marks the beginning of 2017 with the release of many new features and capabilities within their software suite. The VisualSoft...

08-02-2017 Oil & Gas Hits:119

Unlocking Marginal Fields at Subsea Expo 2017

Unlocking Marginal Fields at Subsea Expo 2017

With increasing pressure on the industry to find economically viable ways to develop marginal oil fields in the UK North Sea and further afield, NSRI...

08-02-2017 Oil & Gas Hits:98

Thermon Introduces TraceNet™ TCM2 Dual Circuit Control & Monitoring Unit

Thermon Introduces TraceNet™ TCM2 Dual Circuit Control & Monitoring Unit

Remotely-operated TraceNet™ TCM2 Unit Controls & Monitors Heat Trace Around-the-clock Thermon Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:THR) (“Thermon”) announces the introduction of the TraceNet TCM2 Dual Circuit Control &...

08-02-2017 Technology News Hits:112

Yokogawa receives EPMS and SCADA order for major multi-product fuel pipeline project in the UK

Yokogawa receives EPMS and SCADA order for major multi-product fuel pipeline project in the UK

Expanding the company’s control business in the midstream oil and gas market Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces that its subsidiary, Yokogawa United Kingdom Ltd., has received an...

08-02-2017 Oil & Gas Hits:101

Stora Enso invests EUR 28 million in Heinola Fluting to improve production performance

Stora Enso invests EUR 28 million in Heinola Fluting to improve production performance

Stora Enso is investing EUR 28 million at its Heinola Fluting Mill in Finland to meet a growing customer demand globally.The investment improves quality as...

07-02-2017 Food & Materials Hits:136

Five Canadian Industries to Rise and Fall in 2017

Five Canadian Industries to Rise and Fall in 2017

From high-profile mergers and acquisitions to the Olympics, 2016 was a whirlwind of a year. Along with larger political and cultural trends, decade low oil...

07-02-2017 News Hits:133

Outokumpu stainless steel secures public transportation in Stockholm for the future

Outokumpu stainless steel secures public transportation in Stockholm for the future

Outokumpu delivers 600 tonnes of Forta LDX2404 stainless steel for renovating the Söderströmsbron in Stockholm, Sweden. The bridge complex, connecting Stockholm Old town to the...

07-02-2017 Metals / Mining Hits:118

Forward-looking biomass balance approach raises the renewables share in construction products

Forward-looking biomass balance approach raises the renewables share in construction products

More and more companies are committed to greater sustainability and efficient resource use in production. A manufacturer of sandwich panels, BASF customer Falk Bouwsystemen B.V.,...

07-02-2017 Materials Hits:117

Baldwin creates global UV curing powerhouse by acquiring Air Motion Systems

Baldwin creates global UV curing powerhouse by acquiring Air Motion Systems

Top players in UV and LED unite to form the world’s largest provider of energy-efficient curing solutions Two major players in the UV curing systems industry,...

02-02-2017 Food & Materials Hits:85

ANDRITZ acquires Franssons Recycling Machines

ANDRITZ acquires Franssons Recycling Machines

International technology Group ANDRITZ has acquired technology and intellectual property assets from Franssons Recycling Machines AB, located in Sundsvall, Sweden. Franssons Recycling Machines is a global...

01-02-2017 Green Industry Hits:129

ANDRITZ to supply water turbines and generators for the new hydropower plant on the River Mur in Graz

ANDRITZ to supply water turbines and generators for the new hydropower plant on the River Mur in Graz

International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Energie Steiermark to supply the electro-mechanical equipment for the new hydropower plant to be built in...

01-02-2017 Power & Water Hits:125

Yokogawa wins control systems order for UAE Power and Desalination Station

Yokogawa wins control systems order for UAE Power and Desalination Station

–Expanding control business in Middle East’s power and water infrastructure market – Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces that its subsidiary Yokogawa Middle East & Africa has received...

31-01-2017 Power & Water Hits:110

Forum ROV to support University of Limerick’s pioneering Renewables Projects

Forum ROV to support University of Limerick’s pioneering Renewables Projects

Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. has won an order to supply the University of Limerick with a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) to support its subsea inspection...

31-01-2017 Oil & Gas Hits:93

Damien Caby new head of Global Business Unit Oilfield and Mining Solutions

Damien Caby new head of Global Business Unit Oilfield and Mining Solutions

Damien Caby joined BASF effective January 1, 2017 as the new head of the Global Business Unit Oilfield and Mining Solutions. Caby received Engineering degrees from...

31-01-2017 Oil & Gas Hits:95

AkzoNobel signs cooperation agreement on bio-based polymer technology with Itaconix

AkzoNobel signs cooperation agreement on bio-based polymer technology with Itaconix

AkzoNobel has signed a framework joint development agreement with specialty chemicals company Itaconix to explore opportunities for the production of bio-based polymers. With this agreement,...

31-01-2017 Chemicals Hits:125

GEVAS at INDEX 2017

GEVAS at INDEX 2017

Respectable Solution Provider for the Packaging of Nonwovens Products GEVAS offers packaging solutions for the nonwovens industry. The portfolio includes solutions for primary packaging, secondary packaging...

31-01-2017 Food & Materials Hits:87

BASF enters Indian crop protection market for rice

BASF enters Indian crop protection market for rice

Rice farmers in India will be able to boost productivity and income with the help of BASF crop protection solutions for rice, now available in...

31-01-2017 Food & Materials Hits:112

AMOTEK at INDEX 2017

AMOTEK at INDEX 2017

Introducing the versatile performer and the diaper specialist A packaging machine that packages various nonwoven products in film bags: The AMOTEK R 168 is suitable for...

31-01-2017 Materials Hits:82

The new PAKSIS D10 packaging system

The new PAKSIS D10 packaging system

Paksis is the successful alliance between Fameccanica, the leading manufacturer of converters, and Optima, the leading manufacturer of packaging machines, which has existed now for...

31-01-2017 Food & Materials Hits:92

The OPTIMA packaging future at INDEX

The OPTIMA packaging future at INDEX

Project ZERO with pioneering spirit It’s a premiere: Optima is presenting a genuine pioneering feat with its "Project ZERO". The technology of the future is ringing...

31-01-2017 Materials Hits:92

New AkzoNobel site strengthens leading powder coatings position in China

New AkzoNobel site strengthens leading powder coatings position in China

AkzoNobel has officially opened its €11 million powder coatings facility in Chengdu, western China. The new site will help to meet growing demand in the...

31-01-2017 Materials Hits:107

Yorkshire-based catering butcher invests in baler to help environment and boost business

Yorkshire-based catering butcher invests in baler to help environment and boost business

Family-run catering butcher Yorkshire Dales Meat Company has strengthened its recycling strategy by investing in a compact waste baler from Riverside Waste Machinery. The vertical RWM75...

25-01-2017 Food & Materials Hits:183

Proserv and SapuraKencana join forces in Asia Pacific

Proserv and SapuraKencana join forces in Asia Pacific

Proserv and SapuraKencana Petroleum Berhad’s wholly-owned subsidiary, SapuraKencana Technology Sdn Bhd (SK Technology) are joining forces to provide enhanced technology services to clients in Asia...

25-01-2017 Oil & Gas Hits:125

Maximizing pump efficiency through reduced corrosion and erosion

Maximizing pump efficiency through reduced corrosion and erosion

Industrial processes across the globe require pumps to operate reliably and efficiently. The latest pump designs and coating technologies offer significant improvements in the long...

25-01-2017 Technology News Hits:148

Chemicals

AkzoNobel signs cooperation agreement on bio-based polymer technology with Itaconix

AkzoNobel has signed a framework joint development agreement with specialty chemicals company Itaconix to explore opportunities for the production of ...

Business Drop in China

SK Global Chemical Scraps Joint Butanediol Venture Plan in China SK Global Chemical finally scrapped its plan to establish a joint venture to produce...

Imagine Chemistry: AkzoNobel launches global chemicals start-up challenge

AkzoNobel is launching Imagine Chemistry, an exciting opportunity to partner with start-up firms, students, research groups and career scientists from...

Siemens and GEA partner in delivering continuous manufacturing to Pharmaceutical Industry

GEA and Siemens AG announce a partnership to bring continuous manufacturing to the pharmaceutical and life sciences industry by offering an integrated...

Food / Materials

Sonoco to Acquire Peninsula Packaging Company

Expands Thermoforming Packaging to Fresh Foods in Fast Growing Store Perimeter Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging com...

Want to reduce the risk of unplanned GPHE downtime…

Getting the best plate heat exchanger performance requires preventive maintenance, especially for hygienic applications within the food, dairy, bevera...

Verso Introduces NK Series of Lightweight Natural …

Verso Corporation (NYSE: VRS), a leading producer of flexible packaging, technical, and label and converting papers, have just announced the introduct...

Stora Enso invests EUR 28 million in Heinola Fluti…

Stora Enso is investing EUR 28 million at its Heinola Fluting Mill in Finland to meet a growing customer demand globally.The investment improves quali...

Oil / Gas

Ashtead Technology to Solve Efficiency Challenge w…

Solutions-based approach could see £6million boost to company revenues Global leader in subsea technology and services, Ashtead Technology, is ...

Oil and gas industry skills organisation responds …

THE oil and gas industry skills, standards and workforce development organisation OPITO has responded to a report from the Institute for Fiscal Studie...

ITF steps up action to solve costly pipe-walking p…

The Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF) is welcoming additional participants to a new joint industry project (JIP) to develop pipeline anchoring and...

New technology collaboration lights the way for im…

A new on-demand wireless ribbon lighting system, designed to revolutionise diver safety and efficiency in remote subsea locations, has been launched f...

Green Industry

Pöyry at Lignofuels 2017: Mastering the whole valu…

Advanced biofuels and biomaterials have been high on industrial companies’ agendas for several years. Investments in R&D, pilot projects and...

ANDRITZ acquires Franssons Recycling Machines

International technology Group ANDRITZ has acquired technology and intellectual property assets from Franssons Recycling Machines AB, located in Sunds...

Valmet to supply automation to the new Ferrybridge…

Valmet will supply automation to Scottish and Southern Energy's new Ferrybridge 2 waste-to-energy facility in Knottingley, West Yorkshire, UK. The ord...

UNTHA’s mobile shredder goes global

Earlier this year, renowned engineering specialist UNTHA launched the world’s first electrically-driven mobile shredder. The machine was met wi...

Power / Water

ABB microgrid to bring clean energy and power reli…

Innovative solution integrates renewables and improves reliability of power supply to Anchorage ABB will provide an innovative microgrid, combining...

Eating away waste water blockages

NCH Europe launches food-safe biological waste water solution Global water, energy and maintenance solutions provider NCH Europe has launched FreeFlo...

Protecting Utilities From Cyber Security Risks Int…

Ronald Hermans – Product Manager Connexo Insight & Alliances (EMEA/APAC) at Honeywell Information security is a growing concern for utiliti...

Power distribution pioneer expands its horizons

Temporary power specialist targets Australian market Power distribution specialist, ide Systems, is branching out to Australia with its range of Brit...

Technology News

Nanocellulose: The next big thing in bioeconomy?

While nanocellulose was discovered already in the late 1970s, it was only in the last ten years that a rise of patent applications related to nanoce...

HexArmor Partners with German Safety Innovator uve…

HexArmor® has just announced that it has formed a strategic partnership with uvex Winter Holding, parent of the uvex safety group, to immediatel...

Omega Simulation releases enhanced version of Omeg…

–With a revamped user interface and improved engineering efficiency– Omega Simulation Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Yokogawa Electric Corpor...

Field Services – the foundation to a one-stop solu…

Aftermarket support for thermal turbomachinery, which includes gas turbines, steam turbines and turbo compressors, is essential for continued reliabil...

Metals & Mining

Outokumpu stainless steel secures public transport…

Outokumpu delivers 600 tonnes of Forta LDX2404 stainless steel for renovating the Söderströmsbron in Stockholm, Sweden. The bridge complex, ...

Fairbanks Scales to showcase weighing innovations …

See the latest breakthroughs in vehicle weighing technology at Best Weigh Scale booth #D2/E1 Fairbanks Scales, Inc., the oldest scale company in the ...

Outokumpu announces full stainless rebar offering …

At the exhibition World of Concrete 2017 in Las Vegas, Outokumpu presented a full rebar offering for the North American Market. Following an expansion...

Outokumpu wins a stainless steel rebar order for a…

Outokumpu Long Products has won a contract to provide 1,600 metric tons stainless steel rebar for The Sheikh Jaber al-Ahmad Al-Sabah project in Kuwait...