ABB has won a multi-million-dollar order to modernize a major oil refinery in Kazakhstan, as the Republic’s ‘Digital Kazakhstan’ program seeks to elevate economic sectors including the oil, gas and chemicals industry and accelerate growth nationally with digital technology.
The Board of ABB has unanimously appointed Björn Rosengren, as chief executive officer. He will join ABB on February 1, 2020 and succeed CEO, Peter Voser, in this role on March 1, 2020.
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.
Visitors to the iconic Niagara Falls will soon be able to experience one of the world’s top landmarks emission-free. Two new Maid of the Mist passenger vessels will be powered entirely by high-capacity battery packs, becoming the first all-electric vessels ever built in the U.S.
ABB’s Dodge expanded split taper sheave offering is said to allow users to simultaneously reduce costs and increase belted drive speed range options. Standardization on one readily available common groove profile results in reduced inventory carrying costs.
Freelance 2019 is an upgraded version of the distributed control system (DCS) solution for process industries originally launched in 1994 by ABB. Freelance combines the advantages of a DCS with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) and is characterized by ease of use, scalability, flexibility and reliability, the company says.
Evermark Automation of Sarnia, ON, has announced the creation of this new entity that will offer products, services and expertise for Process Control and Analytical Solutions. At the same time, Evermark has announced that ABB, a manufacturer of instrumentation and control products, has appointed them as the unique representative for all its Process Analytical products, in Ontario and Manitoba.
Conditions over the next decade are likely to become more challenging with considerable uncertainty and disparity of performance throughout the chemical industry, warns ABB in the first of a two-part white paper posted on ‘Transforming Chemical Operations Through Technology’.
The wedgemeter has endured the test of time. Since the 1950s, it has proven to be the solution to the most challenging of applications. This is most evident in various refinery processes including the delayed cokers.
ABB has completed the Maritime Link, formally handing over the interconnector to Emera, an energy and services company headquartered in Halifax. The link made history on December 8, 2017, by conducting the first exchange of electricity between the islands of Newfoundland and Nova Scotia.