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Stasis or industry for the process sectors?

Added: 22 Jul 2019

A mighty, Brexit-sized freeze frame has sat around the process industries for the last three years.

Pumps maintenance needs to combine DIY with good advice

Added: 22 Jul 2019

Do it Yourself is a motto best applied with caution within the increasingly refined pumps systems a…

Look East for pumps priorities

Added: 13 May 2019

Even before the axis of global power had shifted so far eastwards, we had grown accustomed to laggi…

Technical advance helps downstream negotiate the petrochemical switch

Added: 19 Mar 2019

“Global energy demand is growing… fuelled by a bigger middle class coming on the market with more c…

Digitalisation could transform oil and gas pumping

Added: 19 Mar 2019

The concept of reliability is both a watchword and in some ways a curse for the oil and gas sector.

Pumps sector must enhance its automation awareness

Added: 14 Jan 2019

The recent success of Seepex’s award-winning Smart Dosing Pump at last year’s ACHEMA show is a remi…

Pumps are a vital partner in ensuring efficient energy use

Added: 12 Nov 2018

Pumps as Turbines (PaT) are a symbol of the potential contribution that products from this industry…

Food sector's waste management proves its adaptability

Added: 12 Sep 2018

The Food and drink industry has reason to view the immediate economic future with trepidation.

When you invest in pumps, you invest in industry's future

Added: 12 Sep 2018

Beyond the sectors in which they operate, pumps have a profile so low that they might as well be no…

Like football, pumps expertise requires thinking outside the box...

Added: 3 Sep 2018

“A competent pump supplier is somewhat like a competent coach, they should be able to offer more th…

Industry strategy can't wait for Westminster

Added: 3 Sep 2018

Government and industry appear to occupy two parallel universes when it comes to the subject of 29 …

Water

Water recycling achieves a full circle

Added: 8 May 2018

What would those great Victorian public health pioneers John Snow and Joseph Bazalgette have made o…

Investing in pumps modernisation is essential for survival

Added: 8 May 2018

It’s a bald reminder to anyone who assesses a product’s overall cost purely on the basis of its pri…

Subsea platform

Another dimension for pumps

Added: 6 Apr 2018

The traditional belief in the oil and gas industry that reliability needs to come first where techn…

Weir Group pump

Editor’s comment: sizing up pumps

Rob Smith | Added: 24 May 2016

Pumps are vital. Without them, the process industries would come to a grinding halt.

Flow computers under threat?

Added: 29 Mar 2016

At the start of the year we at Process Engineering added the element of ‘flow’ to our coverage of t…

Shale drilling illustration

Pump up the volume

Added: 2 Nov 2015

Pumps and valves technology will have to adapt if shale gas is ever to be extracted in the UK.

Lichterfelde cogeneration power plant in Germany.

Northern hope

Added: 19 Nov 2014

Over the past few months there has been positive growth in the UK economy, but future prospects are…

Atlas Copco balloon

Summer Spending Spree

Added: 21 Aug 2013

The football transfer markets are feeble compared to the money changing hands in the process indust…

Turning a blind eye to workers' role in safety

Added: 14 May 2012

London – Plant operators and technicians are clearly on the frontline of things when it comes to pr…