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  • Rotork opens Valve Automation Centre in Mexico

    Rotork is proud to announce the opening of its new Valve Automation Centre in Mexico. Strategically located in Mexico City, it is the first full shop facility for Rotork in the country. The 1360m² building houses the new headquarters for Rotork’s Mexican subsidiary company, incorporating inside sales, contracts, after sales and service departments as well as a training centre for ...


    By Rotork

  • CVA electric control valve actuators in refinery automation project

    Rotork’s latest electric control valve actuation technology has been selected for the automation of metering pumps in Group 2C hazardous areas in an automation project at an oil refinery in India Sixteen CVA (model number CVL500) linear actuators with IECEx international explosionproof certification have been ordered to control metering pump valve positions by means of a 4-20 ...


    By Rotork

  • Singer Valve Inc. Appointments Ryan Spooner as Head of Instrumentation & Automation

    Singer Valve, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ryan Spooner as Manger of Instrumentation & Automation. Andrew Taylor, President for Singer Valve said, “Ryan’s expertise in mechatronics coupled with his proven record at Singer Valve to solve and create complex automation solutions for our customers, makes him a natural fit to head up our Instrumentation & Automation ...


    By Singer Valve Inc.

  • Valve automation delivers centralised monitoring and control to pipeline network

    A programme of valve motorisation is a central feature of an extensive automation project that will obtain, store and process data in real time from a network of liquid hydrocarbon product pipelines in Latin America. The project is installing a SCADA control system for the integration, monitoring and control of valves at more than 100 refining product, storage and injection sites on over 2500 ...


    By Rotork

  • Rotork valve actuators at hub of automated flood alleviation scheme

    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 ...


    By Rotork

  • Rotork selected for valve automation at the Olivenza Thermosolar power plant

    Rotork intelligent electric valve actuation with digital 2-wire monitoring and control has been specified for valve automation at the Olivenza Thermosolar power plant in Spain, a CSP (Concentrated Solar Power) technology facility generating eco-friendly electricity for up to 50,000 households. More than 100 IQ actuators and two Pakscan P3 hot-standby master stations have been supplied, ...


    By Rotork

  • Plant automation and telecontrol in the same system

    The latest process control system Simatic PCS 7 has now been expanded by the Siemens Industry Automation Division with telecontrol functions. Simatic PCS 7 TeleControl connects distant substations to the central control system by means of telecontrol. In terms of the operating philosophy and alarm signaling, there is no difference between the local or distant station as far as the plant operator ...

  • Singer Valves Automated Pilot Control with low power requirements is ideal for remote stations using SCADA

    The 420-DC or 420-AC Automated Pilot Control is a reliable, simple and cost efficient way to automate water systems. The pilot control offers programmable span and speed control via USB cable and software allowing for easy field calibration using a laptop and standard USB connection.   The motor actuator responds to a 4-20 mA signal and may be programmed for pressure changes.  It ...


    By Singer Valve Inc.

  • Singer Valve Inc. launches a new Automated Pilot Control with low power requirements

    Singer Valve, a leading manufacturer of control valves has launched the new 420-DC or 420-AC Automated Pilot Control that is a reliable, simple and cost efficient way to automate water systems. Mark Gimson, Business Development and Marketing Manager for Singer Valve said, “In this new model we have added over-volt protection, 4-20mA feedback, O ring sealed, explosion proof housing with new ...


    By Singer Valve Inc.

  • Chinese pipelines select Rotork electro-hydraulic valve actuators for remote operated failsafe duty

    Rotork Skilmatic electro-hydraulic valve actuators have been ordered for increased safety ESD (Emergency Shutdown) duties on two new oil pipelines in China. Owned by the China National Petroleum Corporation, the Mahui and Yunnan Pipelines are attached to the network bringing oil and gas to China from offshore fields in the Bay of Bengal. The Skilmatic actuators will be installed in ...


    By Rotork

  • Automation scheme holds back the tide to improve flood protection

    The River Ritec flows towards Tenby, where it discharges via a 780 metre culvert/outfall system that passes beneath a railway embankment and sand dunes to discharge into the sea below typical low tide level. There is a history of flooding upstream of the culvert which imposes a restriction on the discharge of flows from the river catchment area during high river flow events. This is particularly ...


    By Rotork

  • ALGAE-X Introduces New Automated Fuel Filtration System

    Algae-X International announces a new addition to its line of programmable Automated Fuel Filtration system, the STS 6000-10GPM-2T. The new system can automatically or manually switch between tanks, to preserve the integrity of the fuel stored in two tanks using only one STS system. By implementing fully automated 3-way motorized ball valves and a selector switch tied into a new Smart Filtration ...


    By AXI International

  • STAR Zoneâcan automated leak ­detection from Aclara now commercially available

    STAR“' Zoneâcan, a unique, automated system from Aclara” that can pinpoint underground leaks on water rnains to within a few  feet, is now commercially available tor widespread distribution. Aclara is a leading  provider of Intelligent Infrastructure and part of the Utility Solutions Group of ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE:ESE) The system combines the strengths of ...


  • STAR ZoneScan automated leak-detection from Aclara now commercially available

    STAR" ZoneScan, a unique, automated system from Aclara- that can pinpoint underground leaks on water mains to within a few feet, is now commercially available for widespread distribution. Aclara is a leading provider of Intelligent Infrastructure and part of the Utility Solutions Group of ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE:ESE) The system combines the strengths of leak-intelligence units from ...


    By Gutermann AG

  • Texas Wastewater Plant Replaces Brushes With WeirWasher Automated Cleaning Systems

    GillTrading.com, Inc. of Beaverton, OR is pleased to announce the installation of 6 WeirWasher Automated Cleaning Systems at the City of Longview wastewater treatment plant in Texas. The local representative, Hartwell Environmental Corp., was instrumental in officiating the changeover from mechanical brush devices to fully automated WeirWasher spray systems to effectively control the daily ...


    By GillTrading.com, Inc.

  • Ecopark 4 trusts TOMRA AUTOSORT for the Efficient Automation of its Separation Processes

    Ecopark 4, located in Hostalets de Pierola (Barcelona), is a mechanical-biological treatment (MBT) plant with a treatment capacity of up to 300,000 tons a year of municipal waste. Ecopark 4, managed by Ferrovial Servicios, is one of the waste treatment and management plants in the Barcelona Metropolitan Area, a supra-municipal public authority competent in the urban waste management of the 36 ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • Rotork provides electric solutions for automated flow control at the Botlek Tank Terminal

    The recently opened Botlek Tank Terminal (BTT) at Rotterdam relies on Rotork’s latest electric valve actuation technologies for automated flow control and vital safety related duties associated with the import, export and storage of a varied range of liquid bulk products. Construction of the €70 million first phase of the terminal began in April 2010 and was completed ...


    By Rotork

  • Pro-Active Safety Management Systems: The Most Important Automated Process

    Wednesday, March 24, 2010 Progressive, best-of-class companies practice increasingly pro-active and less reactive safety management. The best safety management software utilizes a web-based platform so that employees may sign-in from any location with an internet connection. Organizations with multiple plants or sites across North America or globally can track safety performance data across their ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Compact actuators for LNG cryogenic valves

    The use of LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) as a cheaper and less polluting alternative to diesel for generators providing the power to remote sites is becoming increasingly widespread. With many thousands of sites throughout the world, oil and gas drilling industry companies are among the operators who have introduced the technique, which involves the use of specialised trailer-based plant to ...


    By Rotork

  • Emerson’s automation technology chosen by Europlasma for innovative waste-to-energy gasification facility in France

    CHO-Power, part of the Europlasma Group, is using Emerson Process Management’s digital automation technology to control a new waste- and biomass-fed power station at Morcenx in southwestern France. By providing flexible and accurate control of an innovative gasification process, Emerson’s Ovation expert control system is enabling the plant to operate at maximum efficiency. The new ...


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