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June 12, 2018

Transforming animal by-products, food waste into fertilizer and green energy

A new Canadian thermal hydrolysis and fractionation process is transforming animal by-products and food waste into safe nutrient products for organic fertilizer and biogas production.

Pipeline additive sales booming

Pipeline bottlenecks are plaguing North American oil producers, but for companies making a little-known additive called drag-reducing agent (DRA), they have provided a veritable windfall.

Caterpillar success a sign of better things to come?

Orders for the mining machines and construction bulldozers made at this sprawling Caterpillar Inc. factory in central Illinois have jumped, in general, three-fold over the past year.

Business leaders slam Kinder Morgan deal

More than 800 business leaders issued a scathing response to the Trudeau government’s announcement that it has agreed to spend over $17 billion to purchase Kinder Morgan’s existing Trans Mountain pipeline and build the beleaguered pipeline expansion.
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Download a free guide to Severe Service Valves (SSVs)

The term Severe Service Valve (SSV) is commonplace in the industrial valve industry. The problem is, no one really knows exactly what it means. Acting as the SSV task force leader for the Manufacturers Standardization Society (MSS), CGIS is at the forefront of establishing the benchmark and rating system to identify what constitutes a Severe Service Valve, and how it differs from a General Purpose Valve. We used our 38 years of SSV experience to create this guide and hope you find it informative. >> Learn More
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Process News Now

Niche TV Host Justin Bellmore has all of your top process industry news! In this episode of Process News Now: Optimism grows in the Oil Sands, Canadian fertilizer producers eye growing Asian market, and companies are moving quickly into the online space to capture greater market share. » Watch Video
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Moves So Much Air, EXAIR Patented It!

EXAIR’s low cost air movers use their patented airflow technology to move high volumes of room air using only a small amount of compressed air. Output airflows are 25 times the air consumption rate. They are ideal for exhausting smoke, drying parts, maintaining uniform heat in ovens and blowoff applications. Many sizes and materials are available. Web site offers detailed information, downloadable drawings and PDF literature. >> Learn More

Proper calibration essential to accuracy

Proper calibration ensures that the measurement samples being taken are within the analyzers’ specifications and are as accurate as possible. Calibration verifies that equipment and work spaces are within the desired gas ranges and not out of control. » Read More

Explosion-proof receptacle compatible with 480V AC

Larson Electronics LLC, has released an explosion-proof receptacle compatible with 480V AC. This 30-amp rated outlet has a 3-pole 4-wire configuration, recommended for use in Class I, Division 2, Class I, Zones 1 and 2, Class II, Divisions 1 and 2, Class III environments. » Learn More

Customizable material weighing systems

Sterling Systems & Controls, Inc. has announced the availability of its customized automatic Material Weighing Systems, systems that are micro, minor and major ingredient weighing or batching systems. » Learn More

Calibration columns offer faster fill, greater accuracy

Plast-O-Matic thermoplastic calibration columns are a quick and convenient way to measure or verify pump flow rates, chemical dosing, or chemical feed systems with higher accuracy than competitive models. Designed for precise, efficient testing with a variety of installation options. » Learn More

Caterpillar success a sign of better things to come?

A new Munson Rotary Batch Mixer model 700-TH-140-SS with integral spray line allows uniform distribution of liquid additions to dry bulk solids in trace amounts to large volumes in one to three minutes. » Learn More

Oil Sands Trade Show

Suncor Community Leisure Centre Fort McMurray
Fort McMurray, Alta.
September 11-12
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Lloydminster Heavy Oil Show

Agricultural Exhibition Grounds
Lloydminster, Alta.
September 12-13
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