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  • Baltimore region embraces program to locate, map, assess and repair water distribution assets

    Over the past decade, the City of Baltimore has seen vast improvements in control point operability and system sustainability of its water distribution assets. The report card is looking better each year. The Baltimore City Department of Public Works shoulders a big responsibility.  The Department provides 265 million gallons of water daily to 1.8 million ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Plastic Pipe Leads Oil and Gas Pipe Industry 2017

    World demand to rise 5+% annually through 2017 Worldwide demand for oil and gas pipe is expected to increase over five percent per year, approaching 55 million metric tons in 2017 as higher oil prices and rising demand for energy spur new development, especially in unconventional and offshore fields. Growth in oil and gas pipe demand is expected to be especially strong in developing ...

  • China Plastic Pipe Industry Report, 2012-2015

    As the world’s largest producer and consumer of plastic pipe, China’s output of plastic pipe reached 10 million tons in 2011 (a year-on-year increase of 19.0%), and about 11.67 million tons in 2012. In today’s China plastic pipe industry, PVC pipe still holds a dominant position, with output accounting for approximately 55% of the total. However, with the increasingly serious ...

  • Water & Wastewater Pipe to 2016

    US demand for water and wastewater pipe is expected to rise more than ten percent per year to $18.3 billion in 2016. Gains will rebound strongly from the declining demand experienced during the 2006-2011 period, in which pipe markets were negatively impacted by the 2007- 2009 recession. Going forward, rising demand will be fueled by a more favorable environment for public infrastructure spending, ...


  • Future Pipe Industries Group Signs Agreement for the Acquisition of Specialty Plastics, Inc.

    Future Pipe Industries Group (FPIG), as part of the execution of its global growth strategy, has signed an agreement with ITT Exelis (NYSE: XLS), to acquire 100% of the fibreglass reinforced pipe business, Specialty Plastics, Inc. (SPI) SPI, based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA, is a leading supplier of fibreglass pipes and systems for offshore platforms and marine vessels. The takeover is a ...

  • World Water Pipe Industry Demand to Rise 6.8% Annually Through 2017

    World water pipe industry study presents historical demand data for the years 2002, 2007 and 2012, and forecasts for 2017 and 2022 by market, product, world region and for 22 major countries. The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles industry participants. World demand to rise 6.8% annually through 2017 ...

  • Insight into mechanical grooved piping systems

    On 24 September, Dan Christian CEng FEI gave a presentation on Mechanical Grooved Piping Systems to an audience of professionals and students at Heriot-Watt University's Dubai Campus. Dan is an expert in mechanical grooved piping systems and gave details about how they have become a solution for the rapidly developing Middle ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • China trial for new in-pipe monitor

    New technology, developed by Intellitect Water (UK), that provides visibility of water quality within the drinking water distribution network, is currently on trial in China. Shanghai based, Ewaters Environmental Science & Technology Co., Ltd, which specialises in water network modelling and data management, carried out the trial and their Managing Director, Weijun Zhang says, 'We are keen ...


    By Intellitect Water Ltd

  • PVC Pipe Industry: Congress Shouldn`t Write Blank Checks for Water Infrastructure

    Unsustainable Iron Pipes Leading Cause of Nation's Corrosion Crisis and Water Main Break Epidemic See Skyrocketing Costs at WaterMainBreakClock.com "Billions needed to upgrade America's leaky water infrastructure" was the headline in a recent Washington Post front-page story.  While action must be taken, the PVC Pipe Association is urging Congress not to write blank checks to local ...

  • Want To Find an Excellent Steel Pipe Company?

    Landee Steel Pipe Co. is a professional industrial pipe manufacturer and supplier in China. We are always providing our customers with best steel pipes. Because having been devoted to industrial steel pipe manufacturing with professional experience for two decades, we has stocked a wide range of steel pipes in various grades, sizes and ...


    By Xiamen Landee Pipe Co., Ltd

  • Pipe Maker JM Eagle Recognized for Energy Efficiency

    JM Eagle, the world's largest manufacturer of plastic pipe, was honored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for achieving ambitious energy efficiency goals at four of its facilities. The news comes as the EPA released the results of the "Energy Star Challenge for Industry," an initiative it began last year to encourage U.S. manufacturers to improve energy efficiency. JM Eagle submitted ...


    By JM Eagle

  • Rotating Line Moles expand pipe cleaning options

    A new family of Rotating Line Moles (RLM) from NLB gives users more than 40 choices to clean pipes and tubes with high-pressure water.  Designed for tubes with diameters from 0.5 inches to 1.5 inches (1.27 cm to 3.81 cm), they feature operating pressures of 10,000 psi or 20,000 psi (700 bar or 1,400 bar).  A variety of flows and nozzle patterns lets users create the most effective ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • Water Dispersible Pipe Joint Lubricant Announced

    A new high performance water dispersible pipe joint lubricant has been announced by its manufacturer, JTM Products, Inc. Phoenix™ 27-XL lube effectively lubricates pipe and pipe gaskets for safe and efficient assembly of all types of pipelines. The lubricant has been certified by NSF/ANSI to meet Standard 61-G for potable ...


    By PRWeb

  • ADS introduces gated cross correlation for closed pipes

    ADS Environmental Services®, a division of ADS® LLC (ADS), announced today the technology to accurately measure depth and velocity in full and partially filled closed pipes. The FlowShark® Pulse utilizes state-of-the-art gated cross correlation velocity technology combined with ultrasonic depth technology for a low-cost, closed pipe monitor with insertion sensor.  The FlowShark Pulse can ...

  • New NLB Roto-Reel® automates pipe cleaning

    NLB Corp. has introduced two Roto-Reel® units that automatically feed high-pressure water jet hose for industrial pipe and sewer cleaning, relieving operators of the strain of manual hose feeding. They also improve efficiency by rotating the hose as it feeds, helping it get through tight bends and maximizing cleaning coverage and water jet force.Two models are available. The Roto-Reel 200 has a ...


    By NLB Corp.

  • Stop Massive Municipal Water Loss with GRP Pipes

    Nearly 40% of South Africa’s municipal water is lost before ever reaching customers, according to the Water Research Commission (WRC). This equates to approximately 1,580-million cubic metres of lost water per annum in a country considered “water-scarce”, or an estimated R7 billion in lost revenue.   Says Roger Rusch, CEO of Industrial Water Cooling ...

  • PURE CLOSES ACQUISITION OF PRESSURE PIPE INSPECTION COMPANY

    Calgary, Alberta. Pure Technologies Ltd. (“Pure”) (TSX-V:PUR) announced today that it has concluded the purchase of The Pressure Pipe Inspection Company (“PPIC”) for up to CAD$34.9 million in cash and common stock of Pure. PPIC, a privately-held company with headquarters in Mississauga, Ontario, is a leader in large-diameter water and wastewater pipeline condition ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • GRP Pipes Reign Supreme in Mine Dewatering Applications

    Glass-reinforced plastic (GRP) pipes’ proven resilience in harsh terrains, extreme climates and unpredictable site environments make them the superior choice over HDPE, steel and DICL (ductile iron concrete lined) pipes in the demanding environment of a mine dewatering system. Says Roger Rusch, CEO of IWC “Unchecked groundwater can affect the stability of the ...

  • New pipe design software for water utilities

    A new software module for the design of water pipes and networks has now been released by Germanischer Lloyd (GL). The "Pipe Design Module" of the SynerGEE Water software provides sophisticated optimization capabilities enabling water utilities to provide least-cost designs for system expansions and rehabilitation. The new module applies ...


  • GRP Slurry Pipes Resist Extreme Abrasion

    Abrasive wear within the slurry piping systems occurs when hard particles are forced against, or slide along, the pipeline wall, causing continuous shearing and cutting that lead to loss of wall thickness. In harsher conditions, steel slurry pipes also need to be turned over at least every two months because pipes abrade more on one side than the other. In more extreme cases, these effects cause ...

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