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Correct pump selection

Counting the costs of shortcuts

Added: 3 Jun 2013

The tendency to place price before performance can lead to poor product choice. Are pump & valve ma…

Plastics-to-diesel facility

Meeting challenges in the mix

Added: 31 May 2013

Current developments and project activity highlight the increasing range of demands on process equi…

Lidsey upgrade

Planning the journey

Added: 14 May 2013

Patrick Raleigh reports on efforts at Southern Water to move the utility to a more planned maintena…


Renewable energy roadmap

Added: 4 Mar 2013

The UK is making “significant progress” with plans to increase renewable energy supply, according t…

Saint-Gobain furnace2

Cutting through the green tape

Added: 19 Nov 2012

Around 26% of the power Saint-Gobain used in the UK came from renewable sources last year - a figur…

MCerts for Europe

Added: 19 Nov 2012

Andrew Chappell of the Environment Agency on the emergence of a Europe-wide certification for emiss…

Hydro bubble WWT wastewater2

Bubbling up energy savings

Added: 9 Oct 2012

Paul Barter, principal process engineer for Hydro International’s wastewater division looks at ener…

Drax Power Plant

Burning matters

Added: 14 Sep 2012

Converting coal plants to burn biomass has tested the ingenuity of process engineers. Patrick Ralei…


Bridging the divide

Added: 23 Jul 2012

The UK process industries need to resolve long-standing differences between academics and businesse…


Modular biomass avoids trouble in the fields

Added: 9 Jul 2012

London – The startup of a new biomass plant in Bagnolo di Po, Rovigo in Italy, scheduled soon, coul…

Dounreay coast

Major Dounreay hazard destroyed

Added: 19 Jun 2012

One of the most dangerous legacies of Britain’s early atomic research has been destroyed


Steaming ahead at Dalkia biomass plant

Added: 22 Jul 2011

Energy services company Dalkia, owned by Veolia Environnement and EDF, has recently commissioned on…

Designing an AD plant

Added: 1 Jul 2011

GWE Biogas has recently opened a £10-million, anaerobic digestion (AD) power plant at its Sandhill …

Dealing with an odour problem

Added: 30 Mar 2011

Ensus is continuing to battle an odour problem that has been affecting people living near its bioet…