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Hitachi Acquires Sullair

Hitachi Ltd. has made an agreement with Accudyne Industries to purchase the Illinois-based air-compressor manufacturer, Sullair (an Accudyne subsidiary), for US$1.245 billion. Hitachi said its primary motive for the purchase is to gain...

Kobe Steel Opens 40MW Compressor Test Facility

At its Takasago Works facility in Western Japan, Kobe Steel has opened a testing facility for non-standard, large capacity compressors with variable speed motors of up to 40 MW. Construction on...

Prognost SILver: Monitoring, Protection And Shutdown In One

Germany-based Prognost Systems, specialist in online diagnostics of reciprocating compressors and critical rotating equipment, has launched a full-spectrum asset care solution in a single device: Prognost-SILver. It is a condition monitoring, machine...

MAN Max1 Finds New Application

SSAB, a Swedish producer of steel products, has placed an order with MAN Diesel and Turbo for a Max1 axial compressor for use in a blast furnace application. Operating conditions at the steel...
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GEA Supplying Packages For Oil And Gas Projects

GEA has obtained orders for oil and gas projects in the United States, Oman and Pakistan, all of which will be completed in 2018. GEA will supply processing units for shale gas...

Go Go LNGo

This article was originally published in the March issue of COMPRESSORtech2. Subscribe for free to receive every issue in your mailbox or your inbox. After years of research and the perils of...
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Time-Lapse Of Hyper Compressor Assembly

Ever wonder what building a hyper compressor looks like? Well, you don't have to wonder anymore! Burckhardt Compression has made filmed a time-lapse video of the construction of a hyper compressor...
Shale gas shipments

Burckhardt Keeps Shale Gas Cool

Burckhardt Compression announced that its Laby compressors are used to keep shale gas cool during transport from the United States to the United Kingdom. These ongoing shipments move US shale gas...

SKF Offering RSH Seal Option On Extended Range Of Explorer Bearings

SKF is making it's RSH seal design available on larger-bore Explorer deep-groove ball bearings. Previously, the RSH seal was only available on bearings with an internal bore of 25mm or less....

Compressor Trains To Nigeria

MAN Diesel & Turbo will deliver two compressor trains to Nigerian Dangote Oil Refining Co., to be employed in the company’s refinery in the capital of Lagos. Dangote is currently building Africa’s...