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Schwanner – a new member of the BUTTING Group

Schwanner GmbH has become a full member of the BUTTING Group. Schwanner evolved from a small forge into a globally leading MSE specializing in vacuum technology.

Decom Engineering invests in greener solutions

Decom Engineering has invested more than £700,000 to develop tools which provide greener, faster and safer solutions for decommissioning in the energy sector.

Global production and use of molybdenum rises in 2021

Figures released by the International Molybdenum Association (IMOA) show that the global production of molybdenum rose by 2% to 146 mlbs when compared to the same quarter of 2020, although this represented a 10% fall when compared to the previous quarter.

“General Motors Supplier Quality Excellence” for SPIROL

SPIROL announced the receipt of the 2020 General Motors Supplier Quality Excellence Award. Two of SPIROL’s locations, SPIROL International Corporation in Danielson, CT, USA and SPIROL Industries Limited in Winsor, Ontario, Canada, each received the awards.

Fluke expands its Thermalert 4.0 pyrometer series

Fluke Process Instruments expands its Thermalert 4.0 pyrometer series, adding intrinsically safe models and HART protocol as an additional interface option. The rugged, intelligent and compact infrared temperature sensors in an IP65-rated stainless-steel housing are easy to connect via 2-wire installation.

Mechtop upgrades with two tower storage systems

Mechtop needs a high degree of flexibility in its day-to-day manufacturing operations, so it has upgraded its materials logistics by installing two tower storage systems from Kasto, as well as a bandsaw from the same manufacturer.

ESAB launches SquareCut Technology

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products has launched SquareCut Technology to further improve the productivity of automated plasma cutting operations.

John Maddison as Programme Director for ISH

Jacobs has seconded John Maddison as Programme Director for the Industrial Solutions Hub (ISH), a new initiative which aims to tap the economic potential of companies supplying the Sellafield nuclear site in the U.K.

Global E&C appoints Derek Thomson as Director of Projects

Global Engineering and Construction (Global E&C) has appointed Derek Thomson as its new Director of Projects to support the strategic growth plans of the company.

Bechtel to provide FEED services for CCGT power plant

Delta Offshore Energy (DOE) has awarded Bechtel a contract to provide Front End Engineering Design (FEED) services for a new 3,200 MW combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power plant in the Bac Lieu province.