eNews Vol. 16 No. 11
Candian Process Equiptment & Control News


Crude-by-rail loadings in Canada bounce back on improved economics

Rail loadings in Western Canada finished April at an average of 197,000 bpd, up from 150,000 bpd in March and 144,000 bpd in February, the lowest monthly average since May 2018. Read More

Hammond Power Solutions names EMEA business development director

Hammond Power Solutions (HPS) of Guelph, ON, has appointed Markus Rocca as director of business development, EMEA, effective June 3rd 2019. Read More

Poland Spring on track to convert portfolio to recycled plastic

The Stamford, CT-based Poland Spring Brand 100% Natural Spring Water brand, announced that it has started transitioning its packaging to recycled plastic (rPET), and plans to be the first major bottled water brand to reach 100% recycled plastic across its still water portfolio by 2022. Read More

Pfizer US$236 million R&D facility opens in Missouri

Building on the Pfizer 17-year history in Missouri, a newly opened, US$236 million, 295,000 square feet facility in Chesterfield will expand the capacity of colleagues dedicated to the research and development of potential medicines and vaccines. Read More

Yokogawa warns of counterfeit field instruments

Yokogawa has become aware of a number of instances in which counterfeit field instruments, bearing the Yokogawa logo, have reached some of its customers. At first glance, they are nearly indistinguishable… Read More

Process Products

Manual tools for hard-to-open gates

Gatemaster openers from Aldon are compact, simple-to-use manual tools for hard-to-open gates. Through planetary gear reduction in the opener's head, the worker's handle effort is multiplied 18-1/2 times for the tool. Read More

PID auto-tune temperature controller

Heaters, Controls and Sensors has introduced the Model F48 1/16 DIN PID auto-tune temperature controller with Fuzzy Logic. The Fuzzy Logic plus PIM microprocessor-based controller series, incorporate… Read More

Line of hazardous location stainless steel flex couplings

Larson Electronics has released a line of stainless steel flex couplings, designed for use in explosive environments. The flex couplings offer versatile connection and positioning of conduit systems and are Class I, Class II, Class III, ATEX and IECEx rated. Read More

Safety fused sight glass

Metaglas from L. J. Star is a fused sight glass said to be proven in thousands of installations around the world. Unlike some other sight glasses, the company says, it uses… Read More

Explosion-proof process and level meter

The ProtEX-Pro PD6800 explosion-proof process meter from SRP control systems is said to bring modern design, easy readability, and enhanced functionality to hazardous areas around the world in a way never seen before. Read More

Feature Articles

Completing a Functional Safety Management compliance fingerprint

A growing number of organizations are becoming increasingly aware that functional safety issues need to be managed in a systematic way in order to ensure safety lifecycle requirements are being met. Read More

Achieving the greatest ROI from a process analyzer

Installing a process analyzer in a sampling system is a sizable investment, and often, it is one that requires solid financial justification. Conducting a return on investment (ROI) analysis is one way to demonstrate to management and procurement teams that a process analyzer is making a positive impact. Read More

Level gauge improves safety and operations for underground mine

To prevent groundwater from entering underground mines, the ground adjacent to the mining zone needs to be frozen. To create this freezing effect, ammonia refrigeration chillers were used as part of the process to increase uranium production at the Athabasca Basin Cigar Lake Mine in Saskatchewan. Read More
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