Month: February 2022

Metso Outotec wins major order for siderite calcination plant in Turkey

Metso Outotec has signed an agreement for the delivery of a siderite calcination plant to Hekimhan Madencilik, a subsidiary of Koloğlu Holding, located in Malatya, Turkey. The value of the order is approximately EUR 23 million, and it has been booked in Metals’ Q1/2022 orders received. Metso Outotec’s scope of delivery consists of system design, …

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PPG PITT-CHAR NX coating system awarded independent verification of enhanced durability

PPG has announced that it has received independent verification of enhanced durability for its PPG PITT-CHAR® NX passive fire protection (PFP) coating system. The verification was provided by UL Verification, which is an independent assessor that scrutinizes the validity of product performance claims. In an industry first, PPG PITT-CHAR NX coating was subjected to double …

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Homebuilder launches pioneering net-zero carbon emitting housing development

An environmentally conscious homebuilder is leading the way in sustainable housing after revealing plans for its first net-zero carbon emitting development. Sixteen houses fully powered by renewable sources and smart technology will be built in the village of Calthwaite by successful Cumbria-based housebuilder Genesis Homes as part of its EcoGen project. The project is part …

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Port of Hamburg cooperates with world’s largest hydrogen producer to expand comprehensive hydrogen value chain

Air Products and the Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) have announced that they will work together, under a Memorandum of Understanding, to identify potential ways of establishing a comprehensive hydrogen value chain across the port of Hamburg. Both Air Products and the HPA are aligned in their intention to accelerate the production, supply chain and consumption …

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Specialist recovery system designed to allow safer and quicker retrieval of cleaning devices from pipelines

Engineering specialists have manufactured a pioneering mechanical recovery system which can withstand explosive environments to make the process of removing cleaning devices from industrial pipelines less dangerous and significantly quicker. A specialist team at engineering company Forth has designed a pig retrieval tool to more efficiently remove the devices, known in the industry as Pigs, …

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Unison to showcase significant speed enhancements and entry level tube bending machines at Mach 2022

Unison Ltd, the inventors of ultra-precise, all-electric CNC tube bending machines, will be presenting a number of new technologies at MACH 2022 to help manufacturers and subcontractors accelerate their efficiency and productivity as demand returns to pre-pandemic levels.  On show and operational on Stand 630, Hall 6, will be an all-electric Unison Breeze 16 mm …

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Davis-Standard Introduces Multiuse XP Express® – AGT Roll Stand

Davis-Standard is pleased to announce the introduction of the XP Express® – AGT (Active Gravity Touch) roll stand for both sheet and cast extrusion. As the latest addition to Davis-Standard’s XP Express® roll stand portfolio, the AGT model features greater automation and process control for the full range of sheet (nominal 8 to 60 mil) …

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MPS launches EF next generation press: ‘the connected printing solution’

For 25 years, MPS has constantly advanced their presses with innovative technologies in response to customer feedback, market demand, and industry developments. The MPS next generation EF flexo platform provides technology enhancements and new features in connectivity, for even better press performance and output. MPS was one of the first to provide innovative technologies for …

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New clamps to transport larger tower sections with fewer route modifications

Mammoet has purchased its first ultra-wide onshore wind tower clamp set, and will receive three more before the end of Q1 2022. Its additional flexibility means that fewer modifications are necessary to verges, street furniture or bridges during onshore wind transport projects. It also allows new, larger designs of wind turbine generator to reach remote …

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New funding announced for biotechnology scale-ups

A new fund has been launched by the Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC) to enable biotech companies to access specialist facilities, equipment and resources that will help to expand Scotland’s bioeconomy and unlock opportunities for growth. IBioIC’s Facilities Access Fund will allow businesses to apply for grants of up to £10,000 to support critical research …

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