Pemex TRI began a 45-day planned turnaround on December 9 for the 150,000-BBL/d Combinada 2 (Crude 2) unit at its 270,000-BBL/d Cadereyta, Mexico, refinery.
SUGAR LAND--December 10, 2019--Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)--Industrial Info is tracking more than $2.1 billion in planned first-quarter 2020 Industrial Manufacturing project starts in the New England and U.S. Northeast market regions. The New England region includes Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont, and the Northeast region includes Delaware, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. Connecticut, while not usually an industrial powerhouse, leads in terms of project value, thanks to some high-value projects.
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With $14 billion of planned investment across Italy, a big part of it ($8.8 billion) is earmarked for renewable energy sources. Wind power is the dominant investment, with $6 billion planned spending. This is mostly for new windfarms, but there also are some repowering projects.
Industrial Info is tracking 270 capital and maintenance projects, with a total investment value of more than $8.5 billion, in China's cement-manufacturing sector. This includes 47 grassroot projects worth about $3.9 billion.
Industrial Info is tracking more than $395 million worth of capital Oil & Gas Production drilling projects that are planned to kick off in 2020. Most of the projects will be performed in Tabasco State, followed by Veracruz and Tamaulipas. The production drilling projects include both onshore and offshore locations.
Given the speed of technology developments, the mining industry has some challenges to keep standing out in the market. One of these is artificial intelligence adoption. The adoption of artificial intelligence is expected to maximize efficiency in mining operations. It is good to see some mining companies in Indonesia are preparing to adopt advanced technology to improve operations. PT Petrosea Tbk, a multi-disciplinary mining company claimed to apply artificial intelligence on performance improvements, such as truck dispatch optimization and predictive maintenance at its Tabang coal mine, in ...more
Petronor SA has completed a minor maintenance turnaround of the 46,000-BBL/d FCCU unit at its 220,000-BBL/d refinery in Bilbao, Spain. The FCCU shutdown started on November 15 and was completed on November 22.
SUGAR LAND--December 9, 2019--Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)--Industrial Info is tracking $1.69 billion in planned first-quarter 2020 Power Industry project starts in the U.S. Great Lakes region, which includes Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin. Illinois, with more than $656 million in planned activity, leads in terms of project value. Renewable power dominates the region's first-quarter project activity, with solar coming out on top at $624 million worth of projects.
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GALWAY, IRELAND--December 9, 2019--Written by Martin Lynch, European News Editor for Industrial Info (Galway, Ireland)--A glimpse at the potential future for steelmaking has been revealed by German steelmaker ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe (Duisburg, Germany) at its Duisburg steel plant where hydrogen is being used in a working blast furnace.
Within this article: Details hydrogen project, plans for expansion, impact on CO" emissions, related European hydrogen steel projects
Mining exports account for only 1% of Kenya's gross domestic product (GDP), but the country's newly formed Ministry of Mining hopes to revive the industry through drastic changes to policies enacted as long ago as 1940.