Tuesday, 23 September 2014

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For oil's sake?

John McKenna, Editor

Oil & gas facility showing pipework

Siemens buys Dresser-Rand for $7.6bn

Deal made to become ”leading rotating equipment and process system integrator for the oil and gas industry”.

Karl-Ludwig Kley

Merck buys Sigma-Aldrich for £10bn

Pharma and chemicals giant Merck has agreed to buy life sciences firm Sigma-Aldrich for approximately $17 billion (£10.2bn).

Blu Tack Bostik Total Arkema

Arkema plans Total adhesives takeover

Total recieves €1.74 billion offer from Arkema for Bostik, the firm behind brands such as Blu Tack and Evo-Stik.

Shale gas fracking

Fracking “cleared” of water pollution

Contamination of groundwater near US shale sites was caused by well failures rather the hydraulic fracturing (fracking) process.

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Free Fluke Connect app

Connect app

Free Fluke Connect app turns a smart phone into a Fluke tool, the company claims.

Expansion project Advantech Europe B.V

Fuelling growth

Advantech Industrial Automation Group Europe continues solid growth in first half 2014 adding more than 30 new jobs and planning to expand its service centre facility in Eindhoven to meet growing demand for its products.

Emissions analyser

Multigas analyser

Quantitech has experienced a surge in demand for its Gasmet portable FTIR emissions analyser, the DX4000.

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Steve Mosely

Maximum suction

Maris Pumps general manager Steve Mosely gives an insight into how an end-suction pump works.

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German ExxonMobil employees drink fracking fluid - web

ExxonMobil staff drink fracking fluid

Staff of ExxonMobil this week appeared on national television in Germany to attempt to show that fracking fluid is harmless.

Water treatment roundtable Video

Blacoh University has facilitated a roundtable video with industry leaders to discuss key aspects of a project to secure new equipment for a water reservoir and treatment facility.

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