Wärtsilä will start its restructuring measures in the Netherlands following advice from the works council

Wärtsilä will start its restructuring measures in the Netherlands following advice from the works council and approval of a social plan. The restructuring includes the closure of the propeller production in Drunen and component production in Zwolle. The adjustment will eliminate 570 jobs from the Netherlands, which currently has 1500 employees. The entire restructuring process […]

Rolls-Royce has introduced the newest member of its industrial RB211 gas turbine family

Rolls-Royce has introduced the newest member of its industrial RB211 gas turbine family, the model RB211-H63. A 44 MW engine, Rolls-Royce said the new turbine, which utilizes technology from the company’s aero engines, is expected to deliver at least 30% more power, more efficiently, than earlier models. The RB211-H63 is being developed by Rolls-Royce in […]

The new range of displacement measurement sensors

The new range of displacement measurement sensors use the recently-developed printed coil and permanent magnet technology. The mainSENSORs range from Micro-Epsilon use the company’s eddy current sensor technology. The sensor also offers extremely high basic sensitivity and excellent temperature stability (low thermal drift). The sensors are suitable for mid-to-high volume OEM applications, including hydraulics, automotive, […]

KSB AG has officially opened its new production and test facility for large power station pumps

KSB AG has officially opened its new production and test facility for large power station pumps with drive ratings of up to 50MW at its Frankenthal site in Germany. KSB has been producing power station pumps with a drive rating of up to 50 MW at the new facility for the last year. The first […]

Sump-Gard model SGK-2700 thermoplastic centrifugal pump handles flows to 4500 lpm

The Sump-Gard model SGK-2700 thermoplastic centrifugal pump handles flows to 4,500 lpm (1,200 gpm) at heads to 60 m (200 ft). All wetted components of the SGK-2700 from Vanton Pumps are molded of solid Polypropylene, PVDF or CPVC to eliminate chemical attack associated with pumping of process fluids, plant effluents and industrial/municipal water and waste […]

36,000 Dow Filmtec RO elements are helping to convert 250000 m cub of seawater per day into potable water

Approximately 36,000 Dow Filmtec RO elements are helping to convert 250,000 m³ of seawater per day into potable water, providing 15% of Sydney’s water supply needs. The energy demand of the Sydney plant is offset by wind-generated electricity and uses advanced water treatment technologies to reduce energy consumption. Ian Barbour, general manager, Dow Water & […]