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Maire Tecnimont acquires the majority stake of Conser

Maire Tecnimont announceD that, through its subsidiary NextChem, it is expanding into the high-value derivates and biodegradable plastic by-products licensing markets with the acquisition of an 83,5% stake of Conser.

Asahi Kasei collaborates on development of recycling technology for inexpensive, high-quality carbon fiber

Asahi Kasei, a diversified Japanese multinational company, has developed a new technology for recycling carbon fiber plastic compounds together with the National Institute of Technology, Kitakyushu College and Tokyo University of Science.

Neste completes acquisition of business from Crimson Renewable Energy in the U.S.

In November 2022, Neste announced that it would acquire the used cooking oil (UCO) collection and aggregation business and related assets on the U.S. West Coast from Crimson Renewable Energy Holdings.

ERIKS North America completes acquisition of DeeTag

ERIKS North America announced that it has acquired DeeTag, a distributor and fabricator of hydraulic and industrial hose assemblies.

Chevron's first cargo of Venezuelan oil after license departs to U.S.

Chevron Corp's first cargo of Venezuelan crude after a U.S. license received in November has departed from a ship-to-ship transfer hub near Aruba to its Pascagoula, Mississippi refinery.

Decarbonization is at the forefront of environmental innovation

Koch Modular Process Systems: Schafer, T.  |  Villegas, M.

Earth’s carbon dioxide levels have increased appreciably within the last several decades, which directly correlates to rising environmental concerns of GHG emissions, pollution and disruptions of marine and terrestrial environments, among others.

Fast ion chromatography analysis for determining biofuel sugars

Thermo Fisher Scientific: Shevlin, C.

All industrial processes require reliable, accurate and timely methods for analyzing process chemistry.

Highlights of API 685 3rd Edition, Sealless Pumps—Part 2

Applied K3nowledge Consulting: Korkowski, F.
The Equity Engineering Group, Inc.: Hess, T.
Bechtel Inc.: Cooper, J.

Part 2 of the article on API 685 has highlighted most of the “other changes of interest to the reader” and provides insights into the various other points of discussion the API 685 task force addressed, along with the rationale behind changes found in the July 2022 published 3rd Ed. of the standard.

STRABAG Umwelttechnik and Atlas Copco Energas agree on industrial and high-performance heat pumps

The two companies will work together to bundle their respective resources and expertise, with the goal of further improving customer focus in the vastly growing market for large-scale heat pumps.

Innovations in process and power generation: The Bentley finalists

At the 2022 Year in Infrastructure Conference and Going Digital Awards, Bentley Systems brought finalists from around the world to present their innovations in various forms of infrastructure.