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Rotork valve actuators at hub of automated flood alleviation scheme
calendar 27/08/2015 ·

An extended scope contract performed by Rotork Site Services has successfully delivered full automation of a flood alleviation scheme protecting the historic town of Cardigan in West Wales. The project involved replacing unreliable actuators from another manufacturer, installing a PLC control cabinet and interfacing with the existing river level sensor and telemetry ...

Metrology for Climate workshop report published
calendar 26/08/2015 · 0 Comments

The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) has published an extensive report 'Metrology for Climate - Metrology priorities for the earth observation and climate community' containing the recommendations from international research organisations on the role of metrology in supporting climate research. The report follows a two-day event hosted by NPL in May 2015, which provided structured ...

Investigation: EPA, state underestimated spill potential
calendar 27/08/2015 · 0 Comments

Federal and state regulators underestimated the potential for a toxic blowout from a Colorado mine, despite warnings more than a year earlier that a large-volume spill of wastewater was possible, an internal government investigation released Wednesday found. The regulators wrongly concluded there was little or no pressure from the millions of gallons of water trapped inside the inactive Gold ...

Is R410A a problem for recycling?
calendar 25/08/2015 · 0 Comments

R410A with his low boiling point requires high pressure and low heat exchangertemperatures in order to be properly liquefied. Degassing for instance R12 units (refrigerators) together with R410A containing AC units requires carefully dosed intake of the refrigerant into the condensing unit. Otherwise R12 can condensate already in the compressor and this can cause damage ...

Aquatech awarded contract to supply a Thermal Desalination (MED) System for the SOHAR Refinery Improvement Project in OMAN
calendar 25/08/2015 ·

quatech, a global leader in water and wastewater technologies for the industrial and infrastructure markets, has been awarded a contract to design and supply a Multiple Effect Distillation (MED) seawater desalination system for Orpic’s Sohar Refinery Improvement Project in Oman. Orpic (Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company) specified MED technology for uninterrupted water ...

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