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  • Pipeline breach renews call for more monitoring

    A saltwater spill from an underground pipeline in North Dakota has renewed calls from farmers and environmentalists to require new monitoring to help ensure that such breaches are prevented or caught quickly. State Rep. Dick Anderson, a Republican farmer from Willow City, said he plans to revisit legislation the state Legislature rejected last year that would mandate flow meters and cutoff ...


    By Associated Press

  • 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

  • Augusta Announces Shipment of Eight EFM Corrosion Monitoring Systems to Enbridge Pipelines

    Augusta Industries, Inc. (TSX VENTURE: AAO) ("Augusta" or the "Corporation"), through its wholly owned subsidiaries FOX-TEK Canada Inc. a developer and manufacturer of patented non-intrusive sensing systems, is pleased to announce that, further to its press release of January 10,2012, FOX TEK Canada Inc has shipped the eight (8) Electric Field Mapping ("EFM") monitoring systems. The eight (8) ...


    By Marketwire

  • Black Powder: A pipeline and processing problem

    A ferrous contaminant created by internal erosion and corrosion of carbon steel pipelines and operating equipment, black powder, causes many operational problems. Black powder which ranges from 100 + microns to sub-micron sizes, with the majority being ferrous (on average 80%) and silica (20%) causes many costly problems for the pipeline and processing industries. Problems such as: degrading of ...


  • Black Powder: A pipeline and processing problem

    A ferrous contaminant created by internal erosion and corrosion of carbon steel pipelines and operating equipment, black powder, causes many operational problems. Black powder which ranges from 100 + microns to sub-micron sizes, with the majority being ferrous (on average 80%) and silica (20%) causes many costly problems for the pipeline and processing industries. Problems such as: degrading of ...


  • Black Powder: A Pipeline and Processing Problem

    Magnetic separator technology designed to be a solution for black powder removalA ferrous contaminant created by internal erosion and corrosion of carbon steel pipelines and operating equipment, black powder, causes many operational problems. Black powder which ranges from 100 + microns to sub-micron sizes, with the majority being ferrous (on average 80%) and silica (20%) causes many costly ...


    By One Eye Industries Inc.

  • Swift approval sought for Midwest oil pipeline

    A Canadian company's plan to build an oil pipeline that will stretch for hundreds of miles through the Midwest, including through many sensitive waterways, is quietly on the fast-track to approval - just not the one you're thinking of. As the Keystone XL pipeline remains mired in the national debate over environmental safety and climate change, another company, Enbridge Inc. of Calgary, Alberta, ...


    By Associated Press

  • Pure Technologies makes waves with advanced pipeline robot

    What has a rotating head, modular feet, can quickly navigate up to 5 kilometres through turbid wastewater with ease, and deliver live video and integrity information that can aid in detecting leaks and other anomalies in underground pipes? It’s the third generation robotics crawler ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • FOX-TEK Provides Corrosion Monitoring Systems for A Technology Development Drive for the Pipeline Industry

    Fiber Optic Systems Technology, Inc. (TSX VENTURE: FOX) ("FOX-TEK" or the "Corporation"), a developer and manufacturer of patented non-intrusive sensing systems, is pleased to announce that the Corporation will provide corrosion monitoring systems for a technology development project for the pipeline industry supported by the Alberta government. FOX-TEK will take a key role in supplying ...


    By Marketwire

  • GE Oil & Gas to provide Qatargas with integrity management services to enhance LNG pipeline monitoring and safety

    GE Oil & Gas’ PII Pipeline Solutions business has been awarded a multi-million U.S. dollar, six-year contract to supply Qatargas Operating Company Limited (Qatargas) with advanced pipeline integrity management services to enhance the monitoring and maintenance of the company’s liquid natural gas (LNG) network. Based in Ras Laffan City in the State of Qatar, Qatargas has nine prominent ...


    By General Electric

  • Augusta Announces Deal With Enbridge Pipelines for the Sale of Eight EFM Corrosion Monitoring Systems

    Augusta Industries Inc. ("Augusta" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE: AAO), through its wholly owned subsidiaries FOX-TEK Canada Inc. a developer and manufacturer of patented non-intrusive sensing systems, is pleased to announce that FOX-TEK Canada Inc. has been awarded a contract for eight (8) more Electric Field Mapping ("EFM") monitoring systems. The eight (8) systems were ordered by ...


    By Marketwire

  • ADS Acquires Severn Trent Pipeline Services - Pipeline Products and Services Expand ADS Offerings

    Untitled Document Huntsville , AL (August 2, 2006) ADS ® LLC, formerly ADS Corporation, today announces the acquisition of Severn Trent Pipeline Services, a division of Severn Trent ...

  • China’s Feed-in Tariff Policy Stimulates 14 GW Photovoltaic Project Pipeline

    The release of a national photovoltaic (PV) Feed-in Tariff (FiT) policy in July has resulted in a significant increase in PV project development activity in China. According to the first edition of the Solarbuzz China Deal Tracker, as of the end of September, the non-residential PV project pipeline in China stands at 14 GW. ...


    By PRWeb

  • Pipeline spill underlines fears of new tar sands development

    The type of oil that flowed through the Enbridge pipeline when it ruptured in Calhoun County on July 25 is far more damaging to the environment than regular crude at every stage, from extraction to refining, and poses higher risks when spilled into lakes and rivers. Despite denials by Enbridge CEO Patrick Daniel, the million gallons of oil that spilled into the Kalamazoo River watershed last ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Latest Generation Robotic Crawler Takes Pipeline Inspections To The Next Level

    What has a rotating head, modular feet, can quickly navigate up to 2.9 kilometres through turbid wastewater with ease, and deliver live video and integrity information that can aid in detecting leaks and other anomalies in underground pipes? It's the third generation robotics crawler from Pure Technologies Ltd. ("Pure" or the "Company") (TSX: PUR), a global leader in the development of ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Small business in Topsfield, Mass. Receives $300,000 grant to develop air quality monitoring equipment

    A business in Topsfield, Mass. was among seven businesses nationwide to win a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to develop and commercialize technology that helps protect the environment. OPTRA Inc. Topsfield, Mass, received $299,956 for its air quality monitoring equipment from EPA’s Small Business Innovation and Research program. The air quality monitoring system will ...

  • EPA update on Yellowstone River oil spill (Silvertip Pipeline), July 19, 2011

    The river levels continue to drop, giving our assessment and cleanup crews more access to vegetation and shoreline. The crews have assessed approximately 47 river miles of shoreline. We are finding numerous, heavily oiled flood debris piles at various locations along the shoreline and on the islands. Since no two piles are alike, the Unified Command is investigating a variety of options to use ...

  • Updated John Deere 470G LC Excavator Primed to Tackle Pipeline, Mass Earth Moving and Road Building Projects

    The John Deere 470G LC Excavator is the latest member of the production-class equipment lineup to be updated to meet Final Tier 4 emissions standards and to incorporate a bevy of customer-inspired and productivity-boosting features. The 367-horsepower model now comes fully loaded with an EPA Final Tier 4 13.5L diesel engine, a comfortable and spacious cab, along with an enhanced LCD monitor ...


    By John Deere

  • Vermeer D60x90 S3 provides solution for contractors completing large utility, small pipeline work

    With the launch of the D60x90 S3 Navigator® horizontal directional drill (HDD), Vermeer has extended its S3 drill portfolio to meet the needs of contractors whose projects cross over between the large underground utility and small pipeline installation ...


    By Vermeer

  • EPA update on Yellowstone River oil spill (Silvertip Pipeline), July 21, 2011

    ExxonMobil Pipeline Co. cleanup crews have completed the initial stage of work on 4 of the 25 originally identified spill sites. These sites were targeted due to large quantities of easily accessed debris and vegetation.  To date, crews have completed assessment of over 1200 acres in and along the river corridor. A heavy lift helicopter (an S-61) was tested in preparation for moving small ...

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