US Army Aviation Engineering Directorate Propulsion Hydraulic Team will install Porvair’s filters across their fleet of AH-64

The US Army Aviation Engineering Directorate (AED) Propulsion Hydraulic Team will install Porvair’s filters across their fleet of AH-64 (Apache) and UH-60 (Blackhawk) helicopters. The US Army AED Propulsion Hydraulic Team at Fort Rucker Alabama was tasked with improving the overall maintenance costs of its helicopters by improving the cleanliness of the hydraulic systems. The […]

PGI considers strategic alternatives

Nonwovens specialist Polymer Group Inc (PGI) says that its board of directors is evaluating strategic alternatives, including the possible sale, merger or recapitalization of the company. PGI says the review is designed to unlock shareholder value created by the company’s strong performance in fiscal 2009, its continued investment in growth initiatives and its significant improvement […]

Clean Start for New Player

BY IAN CAMERON The use of low sulfur content fuel in marine applications has attracted significant coverage over recent years, but alternatives are emerging. That is the message from Hamworthy Krystallon, one of the new players in the marine exhaust sulfur emissions reduction sector. The new company is a result of Hamworthy’s recent acquisition of […]

Milliflex Quantum rapid microbial detection system from Millipore enables drug and vaccine manufacturers

The Milliflex Quantum rapid microbial detection system from Millipore enables drug and vaccine manufacturers to respond to microorganism contamination earlier in the production process. The Milliflex Quantum system, from Millipore, uses fluorescent staining and membrane filtration to test raw material in-process samples, final product and environmental samples. The system is non-destructive, enabling operators to grow […]

Cow Power in China: World’s Largest Cow Manure Project to Produce Energy by Using GE’s Jenbacher Biogas Technology

Helping to alleviate China’s energy shortage, GE’s (NYSE: GE) ecomagination-approved Jenbacher biogas engines will power the new Liaoning Huishan Cow Farm, which, once completed, will become world’s largest biogas project based on cow manure. The manure from the 250,000 cows at the Huishan farm, located in Shenyang, China, will be converted into biogas and is […]