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Having been called the "fastest-growing alternative fuel" in the United States by the U.S. DOE, there's no question that biodiesel will continue to play an increasingly significant role in the... (View Full Article)
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Standing in the middle of a driveway near feedstock tanks situated on the south side of his new biodiesel plant, Leif Forer tries to gather everyone in the group to begin the tour. As part of his... (View Full Article)
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From north to south, and all points in between, Blackmer pump and compressor technologies have played a leading role for more than a century in meeting the world's product-transfer needs... (View Full Article)
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Producers, distributors, stores and users of AdBlue turn to pumping equipment from Blackmer to help eliminate harmful product contamination.... (View Full Article)
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In today's competitive marketplace, everyone-regardless of his business-is concerned about the bottom line. Energy costs worldwide continue to rise while companies demand improved profitability... (View Full Article)
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Many factors must be considered before choosing the proper pump for a specific application. Incorporating all these considerations into the pump selection process can seem daunting. Many technologies... (View Full Article)
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Choosing the right pump is not as simple as grabbing the right bat or reading the proper textbook. It takes hours of study and an appreciation of the application's needs and the best way to meet them.... (View Full Article)
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As he made his way along the notoriously dangerous Ingraham Trail that connects Yellowknife to the now-famous diamond mine "Ice Road" in Canada's Northwest Territories, Allen Scraba, owner of ARS... (View Full Article)
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Transloading is the practice of transferring products between "modes" of travel, be it from refinery to terminal, terminal to supplier, supplier to storage facility, or supplier to end-user. The... (View Full Article)
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The 3 Rivers Terminal, strategically located southwest of Chicago, consists of 17 storage tanks and 15 blend tanks used in the storage, handling and packaging of mainly hydrogen peroxide, but also... (View Full Article)
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Under your vehicle or over your head - everyday we depend on ASPHALT in one form or another to make life easier and better. From roads to shingles ASPHALT is everywhere. Where does it come from? How... (View Full Article)
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The aviation industry continues to grow and expand. Form the smallest airstrip to the largest international airport, all planes require fuel. This can range from fueling a 2- seater Cessna with an FM... (View Full Article)
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Over the past decade, global competitive pressure and environmental protection regulations have forced companies to improve operating economics, pioneer new and sophisticated processing techniques and... (View Full Article)
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When Seeler began its chemical-storage operations at 3 Rivers in the mid-1990s, theer were some obvious challenges to be confronted and overcome. With its history in the distribution and packaging of... (View Full Article)
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Gas Equipment Co. supplied three Blackmer LGLDE3E V-Belt units for Bayer's ammonia transfer application. Two of those units were installed on the skid (one of which was there as a backup), and because... (View Full Article)
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US fuel and lubricant distribution company, Dennis K. Burke, knows that the pumping equipment used on its trucks has a direct effect on the overall success of the business. The wrong equipment can... (View Full Article)
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Blackmer, A Dover Company, is a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-quality flow technologies, including positive displacement pumps and oil-free compressors used in the transfer of... (View Full Article)
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It s not much of a stretch to say that the lifeblood coursing through the Kane family tree is motor fuels. Since its founding by Joseph Kane and his wife, Lucille, in 1949 in Sauk Centre, Minn., about... (View Full Article)
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Mexico's first commercial liquid propane gas (LPG) plant was built in 1949, according to Ismael Díaz Vanegas. Today, he said, the country boasts over 1300 such plants, and ranks number one worldwide... (View Full Article)
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It's not much of a stretch to say that the lifeblood coursing through the Kane family tre is motor fuels. Since its founding by Joseph Kane and his wife, Lucille, in 1949 in Sauk Centre, MN, about two... (View Full Article)
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An HXL10E pump running at 122 RPM has been used very successfully to offload vast quantities of crude asphalt. Heat traced, this pump has outperformed the competition by at least 4 to 1 in terms of... (View Full Article)
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Blackmer was first established in 1903, and has been manufacturing rotary pumps since that time. In 1965, Blackmer became a division of the Dover Corporation, a U.S. Fortune 500 Company and a... (View Full Article)
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Thick, creamy and so good! Chocolate is one of the most loved confectionaries in the world. A major company in the United States is famous for their chocolate. Created, mixed and blended under such... (View Full Article)
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Everyone knows how difficult it is to disassemble a pump to clean it between processes. The eccentric disc pump design enables true clean-in-place technology - eliminating the work of taking a dirty... (View Full Article)
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CHANGING distribution patterns for products such as agricultural chemicals are bringing new transloading opportunities. Companies with the right locations and services are reaping a solid success. One... (View Full Article)
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Without question, liquid storage terminals play an integral part in the ongoing success and relevance of a wide array of industries around the world. They serve a vital role in the global economy as... (View Full Article)
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Without question, liquid storage terminals play an integral part in the ongoing success and relevance of a wide array of industries worldwide. They serve a vital role in the global economy as transfer... (View Full Article)
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Across the world train transportation continues to be active. Every Locomotive Engine requires fuel. Every train yard should have refueling facilities. This requires pumps!! Blackmer GX and X model... (View Full Article)
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The demands on paint and coatings manufacturers to optimize energy efficiency without compromising the quality of their products are critical to success. These demands can only be met if the pumping... (View Full Article)
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The History Channel debuted a reality television series called Ice Road Truckers in 2007. The series chronicled the lives of a few drivers during the two-month driving season. On the episode entitled... (View Full Article)
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The worldwide mining industry con- tends with harsh, rugged, trying condi- tions every day. Companies that pro- vide equipment and services to the industry must be 100% confident that they are... (View Full Article)
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Even though the housing market in the state of Michigan is at its lowest point in nearly two decades, the state still ranks No. 1 in overall propane consumption in the U.S. according to Propane... (View Full Article)
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It's not much of a stretch to say that the lifeblood coursing through the Kane family tree is motor fuels. Since its founding by Joseph Kane and his wife, Lucille, in 1949 in Sauk Centre, Minn., about... (View Full Article)
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The demands placed on manufacturers are strict and diverse: reliably produce the products that consumers demand while at the same time doing so in the most cost-effective and environmentally friendly... (View Full Article)
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Wenner Gas Terminal hits the ground running and adds to the family legacy with the help of LPG & NH, supply and Blackmer pumps and compressors... (View Full Article)
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Like many of the other pioneers in the biodiesel industry, Scott Johnson originally began making biodiesel in his garage with some basic equipment and Internet know-how. In 2005, Johnson and his wife,... (View Full Article)
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Like many biodiesel industry pioneers, Scott Johnson began making biodiesel with some basic equipment and know-how. In 2005, Johnson and his wife Kathy commuted a combined 440 miles per day and faced... (View Full Article)
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One of the companies that has taken note of the shifting landscape in regards to propane emissions and also identified the inherent value in recovering vapors is Hydrostat, Inc., Rice, MN. In business... (View Full Article)
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In today's competitive marketplace, all companies, regardless of their business, are concerned about the bottom line. Around the world, energy costs continue to rise as demand increases for greater... (View Full Article)
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Callahan Chemical, one of the top 25 chemical distributors in the U. S., recently redesigned its flagship facility in Walpole, MA, utilizing Blackmer GX Series sliding vane pumps. Since the redesign,... (View Full Article)
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The history of American business is littered with names of extinct companies that were founded on a good idea with worthwhile products and services on offer. When these companies failed, it was... (View Full Article)
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LPG is an abbreviation for "liquefied petroleum gas" and encompasses several products in the hydrocarbon family; compounds composed of carbon and hydrogen of varying molecular structures. Propane and... (View Full Article)
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In a plastic container at the gas station to a barrel in a manufacturing facility, lubricating oil is everywhere! Every vehicle on the road requires it. Machines in manufacturing need it. It is used... (View Full Article)
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Invented in the late 1800s as an alternative to the inefficient "rotary" pumps of the time, sliding-vane technology has grown to become the leading pump technology anywhere that moving light liquids... (View Full Article)
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As utility costs rise, sliding vane pump technology is the preferred choice for energy-efficient operation in all types of liquid-storage-terminal applications.... (View Full Article)
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As utility costs rise, sliding vane pump technology is the preferred choice for energy-efficient operation in all types of liquid-storage-terminal applications. For more than 100 years, sliding vane... (View Full Article)
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Rapidly growing Diesel Exhaust Fluid market creates opportunities for pumps that can efficiently operate along the many points of the DEF supply chain.... (View Full Article)
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System One® Vortex pumps from Blackmer® are designed to enhance cost ef? ciencies and reduce breakdowns... (View Full Article)
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When you think about it, getting people and businesses to acknowledge the benefits of increasing energy efficiency is an easy sell. Really, is there anyone out there hoping that their utility costs... (View Full Article)
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In summary, every community produces wastewater, and this wastewater needs to be treated. Selecting a centrifugal vortex pump for sludge transfer applications may go a long way in helping to treat... (View Full Article)
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SNP Series Sliding Vane Pumps from Blackmer deliver the efficiencies required for complex product transfer applications in global soap and detergent operations.... (View Full Article)
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Blackmer has designed its System One® vortex pumps to maximize reliability during wastewater applications. This includes the transfer of sludge andslurries with large particle solids, materials... (View Full Article)
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A gas bulk plant in United States required a valve upgrade to meet new fire and safety regulations. The company took this opportunity to commission the design and installation of new motors, tanks and... (View Full Article)
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In the course of refining sugar, a point is reached when it is no longer economically feasible to attempt to remove the sugar from the "mother liquor." The thick liquid remaining is called blackstrap... (View Full Article)
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Strategically located in the middle of New Jersey s Chemical Corridor, Fuel:Bio Holdings LLC, isn t the typical chemical producer. In fact, the company is bringing greener pastures to the Garden State... (View Full Article)
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Modern power plants often utilize huge turbine generators to produce electricity. Often these generators are washed down for cleaning. The residue, from this process can be a water and oil mixture. To... (View Full Article)
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Resource Equipment Limited helps optimize the mining operations of its Australasian clients by adding System One® LD17 Centrifugal Pumps from Blackmer® to its water-evaporation systems. The... (View Full Article)
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Established in New Jersey's Chemical Corridor, Fuel:Bio Holdings looks to bring greener pastures to the Garden State in the form of biodiesel. With a business plan to market large quantities of this... (View Full Article)
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Key to the success of any biodiesel-production facility is the quality of its finished product. Even though biodiesel can be produced by nearly anyone, ASTM D6751-certified biodiesel requires the... (View Full Article)
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Like many biodiesel industry pioneers, Scott Johnson began his foray into the world of alternative fuels in his garage with some basic equipment and know-how. In 2005, Johnson and his wife Kathy were... (View Full Article)
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Like many biodiesel industry pioneers, Scott Johnson began his foray into the world of alternative fuels in his garage with some basic equipment and know-how. In 2005, Johnson and his wife Kathy were... (View Full Article)
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For Peter Cremer North America, the first BQ-9000 accredited biodiesel producer in the world, maintaining premium quality fuel without sacrificing production targets is a must. Relying on vane pump... (View Full Article)
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The evolution of soap and detergents has come a long way since the days when fats, oils and ashes were used as cleaning products and when "washing" clothes meant taking them down to the river and... (View Full Article)
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The demand for biodiesel continues to grow every day in the United States. The ability to keep up with that demand while trying to improve efficiencies and uptime is a challenge that all biodiesel... (View Full Article)
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The new National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) regulation dramatically alters the types of equipment that can legally be used in propane gas systems, requiring all bulk storage tanks with a... (View Full Article)
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When you spend most of the year at the mercy of Mother Nature, you need LPG transfer and delivery equipment that you can rely on. For many decades, Bowman Gas has come to know and appreciate that the... (View Full Article)
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For more than three decades, Rickey Watkins has worked hard to build a positive reputation in the retail propane and propane-plant construction markets in the Southeast. One of the quickest ways... (View Full Article)
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Callahan Chemical a US distributor of volatile, highly flammable and combustible chemicals recently redesigned its facility in Walpole MA. Working with chemicals such as acetone, methyl ethyl ketone... (View Full Article)
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As national gasoline prices continue to rise, the national media has focused its attention on the hardships these historically high prices have foisted on the motoring public. However, the price... (View Full Article)
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These pumps provide the highest level of performance and efficiency over time while adapting to advances in an industry with many complex processes and varied new ingredients.... (View Full Article)
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B100, sometimes called pure biodiesel, is usually blended with regular diesel fuel at an 80% diesel, 20% biodiesel ratio to form B20. The B20 blend, if formulated to conform to ASTM D975, can... (View Full Article)
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Reducing energy consumption has become a key component in controlling costs at manufacturing facilities around the globe as higher energy costs impact everyone's bottom line. The time has come to... (View Full Article)
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The current day demands that are put on liquid storage terminals can appear to be at cross purposes: maximize turn rates and throughputs while minimizing energy consumption. While this balancing act... (View Full Article)
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Each time you wash your hands with a bar of soap or put laundry detergent into a washing machine it is possible that Blackmer pumps were used at some point in the manufacturing process. Soaps are... (View Full Article)
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Despite the financial risks involved, Italian company L'Autogas Orobica boldly decided to stake it all on an expansion plan to help achieve its goal of becoming a leading distributor of liquefied... (View Full Article)
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Transferring a nonlubricating solvent from a truck to a tank or from the tank to the processing facility can be tricky. WHY? Because of the impact lack of lubricity can have on the life of a pump's... (View Full Article)
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The toughest, most mission-critical applications in the world are those of the military services. When failure is never an option, durability and reliability under the most extreme conditions is not a... (View Full Article)
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Demands put on liquid storage terminals appear to be at cross-purposes: Maximize throughput while minimizing energy consumption. Nevertheless, sliding vane pumps provide a transfer technology that... (View Full Article)
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Callahan Chemical, one of the top 25 chemical distributors in the United States, recently redesigned its flagship facility in Walpole, MA, utilizing Blackmer GX Series sliding vane pumps. Since the... (View Full Article)
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It's not quite as dramatic as a pioneer looking to the horizon and seeing the entire West laid out in front of him, but when Glenn Gibisch surveys the landscape at 3 Rivers Terminal, which is located... (View Full Article)
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There's no question that the disel fuel market in the United States has undergone some significant changes in the past five years. One of the chief adjustments occurred in 2006 when the U.S.... (View Full Article)
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Recognizing the potential in the new DEF market, pumps are needed at all points in the production-and-supply chain. The qualities of the sliding-vane operating principle help create transfer pumps... (View Full Article)
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While the US Energy Policy Act of 2005 focused mainly on alternative energy sources, reducing dependence on foreign sources of oil and increasing domestic energy production, its emphasis on energy... (View Full Article)
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While transloading in some form has been around since the age of steam engines and horse-drawn tank wagons, it has seen a marked resurgence during the past decade. According to some estimates, the... (View Full Article)
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BLACKMER® LGL SERIES SLIDING VANE PUMPS HELP RED ARROW TRANSFER TERMINAL REALIZE ITS DREAM OF PROVIDING AN AMBITIOUS 1,000 GALLON-PER-MINUTE LPG FLOW RATE FOR TRANSPORT LOADING AND UNLOADING... (View Full Article)
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Pirkl Gas, Inc., was founded in 1959 in Owatonna, MN, a community located about 50 miles south of Minneapolis on Interstate 35, as a supplier of fuel oil for residential and commercial consumption.... (View Full Article)
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Legend has it that a common rallying cry among the brave souls who ventured west to seek their fortune in the 1840s and 1850s during the California Gold Rush was: "There's gold in them thar hills."... (View Full Article)
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Eccentric disc technology employs an oscillating eccentric disc to produce the pumping performance of a positive displacement pump, creating a more consistent flow even with changes in pressure and... (View Full Article)
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The liquid-terminal industry is one of the most crucial in the world. Every day, millions of gallons of raw materials and finished products in a wide array of industries are transferred into and out... (View Full Article)
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The liquid-terminal industry is one of the most crucial in the world. Every day, millions of gallons of raw materials and finished products in a wide array of industries are transferred into and out... (View Full Article)
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Transloading is the practice of transferring products between "modes" of travel, be it from refinery to terminal, terminal to supplier, supplier to storage facility, or supplier to end-user. The... (View Full Article)
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Transloading is the practice of transferring products between modes of travel, be it from refinery to terminal, terminal to supplier, supplier to storage facility, or supplier to end-user. The... (View Full Article)
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MaXfield, Inc., makes great strides in the Western Canadian compressed-gas market thanks to the contributions of Blackmer pump and compressor technology. The world is rife with stories about... (View Full Article)
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Operators are looking to their equipment suppliers to help them operate more efficiently and reduce downtime. Hervé de Chambure* explains how Blackmer's STX pumps are helping optimise H&S Group's... (View Full Article)
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It's a fact: petroleum products derived from crude will continue to heat our homes, fuel our vehicles and contribute to the manufacture of many of our most necessary products for decades to come. In... (View Full Article)
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Over the past several years the manufacture of soap and detergents has become a more complex process with changes in raw materials, the introduction of new chemicals, changes in ingredients, expensive... (View Full Article)
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When you think about it, getting people and businesses to acknowledge the benefits of increasing energy efficiency is an easy sell. Are there any people or companies hoping that their utility... (View Full Article)
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Called the "fastest-growing alternative fuel" in the United States by the Department of Energy, biodiesel continues to play an increasingly significant role in the nation's future motor-fuel supply.... (View Full Article)
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Recovering methane gas vapors from tank batteries is not a new application for most owners and operators of oil-and-gas production companies and crude-oil storagetank facilities. However, the... (View Full Article)
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Take a moment to look in your kitchen cupboards and refrigerator. See all the margarine, cooking oils, peanut butter, soaps and salad dressings? Did you know that most, if not all contain vegetable... (View Full Article)
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Had your car engine oil changed lately? Ever think about all the oil that is changed out from engines, machinery, etc? What do they do with this waste oil and how is it handled? Typically, waste oil... (View Full Article)

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