New reverse osmosis membrane elements launched

Toray Membrane USA has introduced two new low pressure brackish models of TMG20-400C and TMG20-430C reverse osmosis membrane elements. The new products feature a new permeate tube design that standardizes permeate tube dimensions without the need for special adaptors when replacing competitor elements. Toray also offers new 34 mil brine spacer for models of TM720N-400 […]

GE Energy Announces $200 Million Service Contract with Emirates Aluminium

GE Energy has announced a multi-year contractual service agreement (CSA) with Emirates Aluminium (EMAL) as it nears completion of what will become the world’s largest single-site aluminum smelter complex. The CSA will support EMAL’s recent investment in GE gas turbines and the long-term productivity and efficiency of the turbines. Under the CSA, GE Energy will […]

Andritz Hydro wins hydropower station order

A consortium comprising Andritz Hydro Brasil, Andritz Hydro Inepar and IESA Projetos has received an order to supply and install the electromechanical equipment for the Batalha hydropower station from the Brazilian federal utility, Furnas Centrais Elétricas. Andritz Hydro says that the order value is approximately €44 million. The scope of supply includes two Kaplan turbines […]

Electro-Motive Diesel Awarded Contract For 25 SD70ACS Locomotives From Saudi Railway Company

Electro-Motive Diesel, Inc. (EMD) has signed a contract with the Public Investment Fund – Ministry of Finance to manufacture a quantity of 25 SD70ACS heavy haul AC diesel electric locomotives for Saudi Railway Company (SAR). These units are specifically designated for used on the North – South line. They will carry minerals on over 1482km […]

Fast-Tracking a Control System Retrofit

Upgrading a 1970s-era generator control system to new millennium technology in 12 days during a three-week shutdown would require careful planning and teamwork under any circumstances. The quick replacement of the governor and control system at the PT Inco smelter’s hydroelectric generation system is even more impressive because the facility is located in the middle […]

Rolls-Royce Success in Nigeria

Rolls-Royce said it will deliver a further eight RB211 industrial gas turbines for Nigeria’s offshore oil and gas fields this year as part of contracts worth US$150 million from TOTAL. The units, for a FPSO vessel in the Usan field and a fixed offshore platform in the Ofon field, bring the total number of RB211s […]