In response to the large demand for power plant valves in countries using ANSI/ASME standards, the KSB Group has further developed and completed its range of gate valves, globe valves and check valves.
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Metso opens new service centers in Germany and France to support the company’s strategy to grow its valve and field device service business and to strengthen its service capabilities for the petrochemical, energy, oil & gas, and pulp & paper industries.
As part of the “725 HWTII” project, KSB Aktiengesellschaft has successfully tested a high-performance gate valve at the “Großkraftwerk Mannheim (GKM)” power plant.
Pentair Valves & Controls has supplied its largest ever bolted bonnet flanged wedge gate valves for an integrated petrochemical plant located in the Middle East.
A new steam power plant is currently being built in Barh, in the Indian State of Bihar. For this purpose, the KSB Group supplied a two-digit million euro amount worth of valves by April 2014.
Widespread adoption of SIPOS Aktorik’s actuators is reported for Emergency Inlet Control Valve (EICV) and Automatic Inlet Control Valve (AICV) commissions for reservoir applications. The latest AICV reservoir installation for the electric actuator manufacturer is at Telarah WPS in Australia, where the actuator is part of a six-stage water supply system upgrade managed by Hunter Water.
The KSB Group has announced a large investment in its La Roche-Chalais factory located in the west of France.
Following the successful installation of SIPOS 5 actuators as part of a modernisation programme at unit 4 of the Khoms Power Station in Libya in 2007, the company has received an order for an additional 284 valve control devices.
Metso wins a significant contract to supply valve solutions to Saudi Aramco’s petroleum refining and petrochemical production complex
Metso has received a large order to be delivered to Saudi Aramco’s petroleum refining and petrochemical production complex currently under construction.
SIPOS Aktorik has won a contract to supply around 1,000 electric actuators to the Kozienice 11 coal-fired power plant.
To respond to the growing global demand for reliable valve technology, Metso has decided to build a new green-field global valve technology center in Chungju, South Korea.
Orders have been received by SIPOS Aktorik, Germany, to supply electric actuators to the Ras Djinet and Ain Arnat combined cycle power plants (CCPP) in Algeria.