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Enbridge to start construction this s...

by tubelinks on 06/23/2017 - 11:10 am
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Construction will start this summer on Enbridge's 1,700-kilometre Line 3 replacement pipeline, the largest project the company has ever undertaken.

Several pipeline projects have been proposed to pass through the Prairies, though this will be the first to proceed. The $7.5-billion Line 3 replacement from Hardisty, Alta., to Superior, Wis., was approved by Justin Trudeau's Liberal government last fall, at the same time as the Trans Mountain expansion.

Equipment is already being assembled in Hardisty, 200 kilometres southeast of Edmonton, where work on the Line 3 replacement ...

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Sigma invests USD$1m in facilities

by tubelinks on 06/23/2017 - 10:46 am
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Sigma Components has invested over USD$1m in its manufacturing facilities in the UK and China to increase capacity and meet growing customer demand.

The investment includes specialist equipment to boost the aero-engine and airframe applications components manufacturer’s fabrication and pipe manufacturing capabilities. It has also led to the creation of over 50 jobs in Nuneaton, Hinckley and Farnborough.

Mark Johnson, founder and CEO of Sigma Components, said: “Our sites across the UK and China work hand in hand to offer a high-quality, local source for customer ...

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Zenith Energy Progresses Wells M-195 ...

by tubelinks on 06/23/2017 - 10:24 am
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LONDON (Alliance News) - Oil & gas company Zenith Energy said on Friday it has confirmed that Well M-195 in the Muradkhanli field in Azerbaijan has eight metres of permeable hydrocarbon pay, following a recently completed Pulsed Neutron Log.

Zenith has contracted Italian coiled tubing company Smape Srl to perform well interventions in the Muradkhanli, Jafarli and Zardab fields. For well M-195, Smape will bring a coiled tubing unit on June 24 in order to resume production at the well, after its flow had to be cut off to pull out the drill string on June 5.

The coiled tu ...

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With American infrastructure lagging,...

by tubelinks on 06/21/2017 - 02:09 pm
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During President Trump’s recent visit to Ohio, he stressed the problem of our nation’s crumbling infrastructure. Maintenance and construction projects have been massively underfunded in the past. For 10 years now, America’s infrastructure development has consistently lagged behind other nations because of it. In 2017, we earned a D+ on the American Society of Civil Engineers’ quadrennial Infrastructure Report Card.

Though there exists plenty of bipartisan support for infrastructure investment on the federal and state levels, construction projects oft ...

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UTC Aerospace Systems Is Helping To S...

by tubelinks on 06/21/2017 - 01:35 pm
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Paris, France - At the Paris Airshow 2017 - UTC Aerospace Systems' Composite Centre of Excellence is delivering lighter weight, low maintenance components for actuation systems onboard large commercial aircraft - Their featured composite systems can result in up to 30 to 70 percent weight savings for large commercial aircraft, depending on length of wingspan

Employees at UTC Aerospace Systems' Composite Centre of Excellence apply the experience and agility gained from manufacturing composite transmission shafts for Formula One cars to aerospace applicationsThe Centre's mult ...

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Steel & Tube Builds in Dunedin Harbou...

by tubelinks on 06/21/2017 - 12:23 pm
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Dunedin, New Zealand - Steel & Tube has unveiled its new warehousing, office and trade shop space to customers and shareholders at an official opening by Minister and Dunedin MP Michael Woodhouse.

Mr Woodhouse, along with Dunedin Deputy-Mayor Chris Stayne joined Steel & Tube CEO Dave Taylor and the board of directors to tour the new distribution and processing site.

This build’s completion marks another key milestone in Steel & Tube’s multi-million dollar re-investment programme and follows on from several notable milestones and not least, the forme ...

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Study Examines Environmental Impacts,...

by tubelinks on 06/21/2017 - 10:39 am
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Dallas, Texas, USA - The Uni-Bell PVC Pipe Association (PVCPA), which represents U.S. and Canadian manufacturers of PVC pipe, announced the completion of the first comprehensive environmental and performance review of water and sewer pipes in North America. The study used life cycle assessment methodology to evaluate the cradle-to-grave sustainability of commonly used drinking water and sewer pipe materials, including polyvinylchloride (PVC), concrete, ductile iron, and high density polyethylene pipes over a 100-year service period. 

Sustainable Solutions Corporat ...

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CDN Govt to Provide Protection Pipe M...

by tubelinks on 06/15/2017 - 12:10 pm
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Canada - GST to be marginally beneficial for steel industry; NPA resolution depends on pick up in steel demand & prices

The Union Government has categorically stated that though it is willing to provide protection to the domestic pipe manufacturers against unfair trade practices, the industry must also act responsibly, a top Steel Ministry official said at an ASSOCHAM event.

While we are willing to give protection, it comes with a sense of responsibility so please be very-very responsible, charges of cartelisation then become very-very difficult to fend off as prices s ...

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US Line Pipe Producers Call on Trump ...

by tubelinks on 06/13/2017 - 08:43 pm
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Russian-owned EVRAZ North America has taken a massive line pipe sale away from the U.S. industry and is aggressively seeking to capture other large sales, even as the Administration prepares to issue Section 232 recommendations on whether steel and steel product imports are a threat to national security.

Cheniere Energy informed U.S. producers that it has awarded its "Midship Pipeline" sale to EVRAZ, a Russian-owned company with pipe production in Canada. The job will require 221 miles, or 105,000 net tons, of 36-inch and 30-inch diameter line pipe. The total line pipe ...

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Texas Plant Extruding 65-inch Diamete...

by tubelinks on 06/09/2017 - 08:19 pm
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Pipeline Plastics LLC installed a new extruder at its Levelland, Texas, plant that can make high density polyethylene pipes with diameters up to 65 inches as part of a plan to expand its product offering and geographic reach.

The Westlake, Texas-based business had been producing pipes with diameters up to 24 inches but demand is growing for larger sizes from the water and oil-and-gas gathering markets in Texas and the region, company spokeswoman Patricia Isbell said in a phone interview.

Company officials said they believe Pipeline Plastics now joins just two other e ...

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