Switchgear for pressure boosting systems wins product of the year

The CC-Booster, a switchgear for pressure boosting systems from Wilo AG, has been voted Product of the Year at the recent Building Services Awards held in London. The CC-Booster can control up to six single pumps of a pressure boosting system in a fully automatic way. Its core piece is a specially programmed control (SPS) […]

Algae: A green solution

To stay within shrinking federal and state carbon emission allowances, companies in the U.S. and around the world are scrambling to take up innovative solutions and clean up or cut down carbon dioxide emissions.Amid ongoing gasification tests and carbon sequestration experiments, Massachusetts- based GreenFuel Technologies Corp. has been quietly conducting studies with several companies at […]

Siemens delivers 500-MW gasifiers

Siemens Energy has delivered the first two of five massive coal gasifiers—each with a thermal capacity of 500 MW—to Shenua Ningxia Coal Industry Group Co.’s coal-topolypropylene plant (SNCG) in China. The gasifiers, which are 59 feet long with an inside diameter of about 10 feet, weigh 20 tons and are capable of gasifying up to […]

Pump series gets redesign

Richter Chemie-Technik GmbH has introduced the new MNK, a single-stage, sealless, chemical centrifugal pump of heavy-duty horizontal design. Richter first launched this plastic-lined pump series 20 years ago, however, the pump has been redesigned to be even more maintenance-friendly. The product is qualified for a variety of processes, such as chlor-alkali electrolysis, sulphuric acid, MDI […]

Pump Pro's in merger

Pump distributor Pump Pro’s Inc, has merged with Jenkins Equipment Company, a specialist process vacuum, heat transfer, and systems company. With this agreement, the companies hope to strengthen their fluid handling expertise. The Jenkins acquisition is Pump Pro’s’ second purchase in the last five years. visit www.pumppros.com

U.S. rivers next massive power source?

Major U.S. rivers could soon feed several underwater turbine arrays with their massive power potential if some of the more than 100 projects that a Houston-based alternative energy firm hasfiled with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) are approved. Free Flow Power Corp. (FFP) has developed a hydrokinetic turbinegenerator system that extracts energy from moving […]