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thyssenkrupp wins major order for a fertilizer complex

thyssenkrupp wins major order for a fertilizer complex

thyssenkrupp’s plant engineering business has won a major order from the Egyptian chemical and fertilizer manufacturer NCIC (El Nasr Company for Intermediate Chemicals). The order for the engineering,...
21 March 2019
Tungsten-based alloy valuable for magnetic fusion

Tungsten-based alloy valuable for magnetic fusion

Researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory recently developed a new tungsten-based alloy that can resist exceptional amounts of radiation without any damage. Important for harsh irradiation environments...
19 March 2019
Borealis awards EPCM contract to Maire Tecnimont Group

Borealis awards EPCM contract to Maire Tecnimont Group

Borealis, a provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, has awarded Tecnimont, main contractor of Maire Tecnimont - a E&C international group with...
19 March 2019
Titanium pressure vessel using WAAM process

Titanium pressure vessel using WAAM process

A team comprising of Thales Alenia Space, Cranfield University and Glenalmond Technologies have successfully produced a first full-scale prototype of a titanium pressure vessel to be used in future manned...
19 March 2019
Architectural metal fabric for ParisLongchamp

Architectural metal fabric for ParisLongchamp

As part of the redesign of ParisLongchamp; the venue for the world’s best-known horse race; French star architect Dominique Perrault opted for metal fabric from GKD – GEBR. KUFFERATH AG. Employed as cladding...
19 March 2019
W2C Rotterdam project welcomes Shell as a partner

W2C Rotterdam project welcomes Shell as a partner

A consortium of world-leading companies comprising Air Liquide, Nouryon (formerly AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals), Enerkem and the Port of Rotterdam has announced that Shell will join as a partner in Europe’s...
18 March 2019
New EconPLUS perforated filter range

New EconPLUS perforated filter range

Axium Process’ has recently introduced the EconPLUS perforated filter to its range of Certified 316L stainless steel filters providing a low-cost, reliable and versatile solution for process pumps and...
18 March 2019

Capstone expanding its California cannabis industry

Capstone Turbine Corporation (CPST), the producer of highly efficient, low-emission, resilient microturbine energy systems, announced that it has received two orders for separate cannabis cultivating operations...
18 March 2019
Sub-Zero Wear Testing Comes to TWI Middlesbrough

Sub-Zero Wear Testing Comes to TWI Middlesbrough

The Tribology and Coatings Engineering group at TWI’s Middlesbrough facility, in collaboration with Bruker Nano Surfaces, have developed world-leading technology for wear testing at sub-zero conditions...
18 March 2019

ExxonMobil to fund polypropylene unit in Baton Rouge

ExxonMobil said that it will fund the construction of a new polypropylene production unit in Baton Rouge that will expand production capacity along the Gulf Coast by up to 450,000 tons per year. The c...
15 March 2019