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Our editors gather news and press releases from around the world to bring our community the latest developments in the pump industry. Here you can find news concerning the people and companies involved in the design, manufacturing, supply, maintenance, and use of industrial pumps and pump applications. We focus both on engineered products as off the shelf products.
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Kellogg to supply furnace for ExxonMobil plant

Kellogg Brown & Root will supply engineering, procurement, and construction services for a new pyrolysis furnace for ExxonMobil Chemicals’ Baytown Olefins plant.

New member in Sandvik’s management

Tom Erixon, 40, has been appointed manager of a newly established group within Sandvik, Corporate Business Development and IT.

Powerblocks for Estonian plants

Foster Wheeler Corporation has announced that its Finnish subsidiary, Foster Wheeler Energia Oy, has won a turnkey contract by AS Narva Elektrijaamad to supply two power blocks to its power plants in Narva, NE Estonia.

USX Corp. splits steel from oil activities

USX Corp., the US steel and energy group, will split into two publicly traded companies, US Steel and Marathon Oil.

PPL’s Susquehanna unit 2 returns to service

PPL’s Unit 2 reactor at the Susquehanna nuclear power plant near Berwick, Pennsylvania, returned to service following the unit’s 10th planned refuelling and inspection outage.

Synergy Technologies targets fuel cell market

Synergy Technologies Corp. says it plans to enter the fuel cell market by "aggressively pursuing joint ventures and strategic partnerships".

Global sourcing service

Ocean International Suppliers Inc., with offices in Lakeland, Florida, and Houston, Texas, has established a global sourcing service using the latest in computer-based data storage and communications techniques.

Increased corrosion resistance

The Efremov Research Institute of Electrophysical Apparatus (NIIEFA), based in St Petersburg, has developed a technology to increase the wear and corrosion resistance and fatigue strength of different items from metals and alloys by 200–400%.

On-site lock re-coding for valve interlocks

Smith Flow Control has introduced a new series of valve interlocks made of stainless steel.
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