Published:  01 November, 2019

By Vincent Lagarrigue, Trelleborg Oil & Marine

Published:  09 October, 2019

Electro mechanical engineering specialist HOUGHTON INTERNATIONAL has appointed Chris Weston as its new pump sales engineer. Highly experienced with an excellent track record within the pump industry, Chris will support the existing pump services team as it continues to develop its service offering to reflect the evolving needs of the market. Offering hands on technical sales support, Chris will work with customers throughout the UK providing responsive solutions to their maintenance issues and pump needs.

Published:  05 September, 2019

Interpump Group, one of the world’s largest manufacturer of plunger pumps, is increasing its range of ATEX certified pumps.

Published:  15 August, 2019

Bender UK will be exhibiting at SPE Offshore Europe 2019 on Stand 3J05. It will showcase its total capabilities for the oil, gas and subsea industry - oil, gas and subsea operators demand high production outputs and safe, functioning platforms to maximise productivity. State-of-the art LIM performance

Published:  21 May, 2019

Our oceans are blighted with plastic waste. Globally, we're creating over 300 million tonnes of plastic every year, as it is a cheap and adaptable form of packaging. But its ease of use is coming at a cost we cannot afford to pay any longer - our seas and our sea life are being poisoned by plastic. In 2015, 322 million tonnes of plastic, enough to weigh the same as 900 Empire State Buildings, was produced.

Published:  21 May, 2019

Businesses across the UK can receive a major impact if a machine were to break down. If the right preparations aren’t implemented, technical disturbances to appliances can have a significant detrimental impact on the productivity and profit margin of a business. A field service management firm called Oneserve had commissioned a study, with the collaboration of UK manufacturers; machine downtime costs the UK approximately £18 billion a year.

Published:  14 February, 2019

As a company that listens carefully to changes in market demands and industry trends, HI-LINE INDUSTRIES says it now holds a range of class-leading Vertical Air Receivers in stock and the top-quality vessels are available immediately at highly competitive prices.

Published:  08 February, 2019

One Tyneside based organisation with its roots in Germany is celebrating 50 years in business and says it is looking forward to a promising future.

Published:  17 January, 2019

Ingersoll Rand addressed the safety, reliability and productivity needs of offshore and onshore oil & gas applications at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) held recently in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Published:  19 December, 2018

Phoenix Contact is extending its range of Managed Switches for automation tasks with new versions 2200 and 2300 in the FL Switch 2000 product range. They are suitable for the flexible construction of robust and failsafe networks in systems manufacturing, in the infrastructure and process industry, as well as in maritime applications.

Published:  13 December, 2018

The Wireless-MUX Bluetooth wireless module from Phoenix Contact transmits 16 digital and two analog signals bi-directionally, which means that it can replace a 40-wire signal cable. The new products feature a state-of-the-art hardware platform, based on the latest Bluetooth standard 4.0, and offer analog channels with a higher level of accuracy.

Published:  07 December, 2018

The offshore industry faces two main challenges: maximising production within the limits of the reservoir, and minimising operational costs while maintaining the safety of the platform. Pumps form one of the main groups of equipment that influence the outcome of both challenges and they require expert knowledge to ensure continued reliability and performance. Murray Wilson, Sulzer UK reports.

Published:  23 November, 2018

Drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc have carried out high pressure water jetting to clean tanks at an electricity sub-station for a giant off-shore wind farm in the North Sea.

Published:  22 November, 2018

Waste management can always be a challenge for businesses, no matter if you are a new business owner or an experienced one.

Published:  17 October, 2018

HI-LINE INDUSTRIES has announced it has moved into a new, larger production facility in order to meet growing demand for its range of highly efficient compressed air purification equipment. The new premises is three times the size of the company’s previous headquarters, ensuring that Hi-line will continue meeting the needs of customers in sectors such as food, beverage, medical, general engineering, dairy, automotive and laser cutting.

Published:  05 October, 2018

Portlethen-based Severn Ball Valves says it has rebranded as Severn Glocon (Aberdeen), following its best ever year for trading and a host of achievements that underline its capabilities.

Published:  10 August, 2018

In June 2017, there was a power cut that affected an estimate of 63,000 properties in North Lancashire, and Edinburgh Airport had to delay flights within the same month due to a power-related issue. With more than 170,000 km of electricity cables to maintain, power cuts will sometimes happen. But how much can they affect businesses?

Published:  09 August, 2018

The international standard for compressed air quality, ISO 8573:2010, is the primary documentation to facilitate compressed air systems component selection, design and performance measures. Hi-line Industries, UK manufacturer of high-quality compressed air purification equipment reports it has been working closely with the British Compressed Air Society to produce a best practice guide for the filtration and drying of compressed air.

Published:  08 August, 2018

Reconomy says when dealing with hazardous waste in your business, no matter the type, then it’s important that you implement an effective waste management plan to tackle any problems that could occur and can cause unpleasant damage to your company. It’s recommended that all companies avoid this, especially when the waste can be harmful to the environment as well as its employees.

Published:  22 June, 2018

A CCTV camera system designed for surveying sewers has been put to a new use - investigating concerns about a pipe blockage at a gas plant.

Published:  14 June, 2018

Mechanical testing can often be deemed as unnecessary, costly and time consuming and, in today’s world of vast computer modelling and simulation power, it can be hard to argue against this. To cut costs, companies may decide to reduce time and budget spent on testing. However, unanticipated failures of in-service products will have far greater cost and time implications.

Published:  18 May, 2018

Vroon Offshore Services Aberdeen has been awarded a long-term contract with BP. Under the multi-million pound contract, Vroon Offshore will provide emergency response and rescue vessels (ERRVs) to support BP’s on-going and future operations in the North Sea and West of Shetland. The contract is for two years with the option to extend to five.

Published:  08 March, 2018

ENDRESS+HAUSER says its iTherm StrongSens sensor cuts replacement costs and improves safety. The company says processes with high vibrations caused by pumps, compressors and turbines, for example, can often lead to premature failure of temperature sensors and increased operational costs as sensors need to be replaced more frequently and more worryingly, unreliable temperature monitoring on rotating parts (such as bearings) can lead to a safety risk through overheating of equipment.

Published:  02 February, 2018

Hydraulic cutting tools and systems specialist, Webtool, will exhibit a wide range of high performance, subsea and maritime cutting tools, together with the industry leading Webtool cable gripper, at Subsea Expo 2018 on stand 124.

Published:  18 January, 2018

BiSN, a global leader in innovative metal-to-metal downhole sealing solutions, has announced it has been awarded significant investment by the Aberdeen-based Oil & Gas Technology Centre (OGTC).

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