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Sulzer supports large-scale carbon capture project

Sulzer’s mass transfer equipment will be used at a carbon capture plant in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan, to support the decarbonisation of a chemical manufacturer.

Sulzer will supply column internals and packing for the entire commercial-scale capture process. This includes the direct contact cooler, absorber, and regenerator columns with the ...
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23/05/2024 New chief executive for CABE Richard Harral, former technical director at CABE (Chartered Association ... » Read More

22/05/2024 Jungheinrich helps JJ Jungheinrich supplied more than 100 trucks to JJ Foodservice, which each ... » Read More

21/05/2024 ABB helps EnBW Energy supplier EnBW chose ABB to modernise its ageing electrical ... » Read More
20/05/2024 Schneider appoints manager ​Schneider Electric has appointed Rhonda Doyle vice president of customer ... » Read More

17/05/2024 Festo develops testing system Festo and QM systems have developed an automated laboratory system that ... » Read More

16/05/2024 Reducing costs for a plant ​Sulzer is to provide two hydraulic power recovery turbines (HPRTs) to ... » Read More

Production disruption

A number of disruptive trends look set to shape the upstream oil and gas business by 2030. The industry is at an inflection point – with growth of unconventional reservoirs and digitalisation of the oil field fuelling it

The upstream oil and gas industry, with operators and service companies, is in the midst of an inflection point today, similar ...
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08/05/2024 Well-oiled machines With many businesses wondering if their lubrication maintenance plan is up to scratch – or even fit for purpose – what does the perfect programme look like? Tom Austin-Morgan investigates » Read More

08/05/2024 Size is everything for pumps Bigger is almost certainly always better when it comes to heat pumps. In other words, performance, efficiency and cost advantages can all be achieved when going larger, says Jody Muelaner » Read More

08/05/2024 Compressor costs Purchasing an industrial air compressor is among the most crucial decisions for a business, but it also represents a significant capital expenditure. This is because compressed air is an essential utility for businesses along with ... » Read More
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