Sulzer’s new BLUE BOX advanced remote analytics platform, the Top 10 pump business news stories of 2017 and Terrestrial Energy’s Department of Energy funding to develop a next-generation molten salt pump were the most popular stories on the World Pumps website in June.
Sulzer has released its BLUE BOX advanced remote analytics platform, which has now gone live for US energy company Phillips 66. Two pipelines with 40 performance-critical pumps (Sulzer and a third-party) are now connected in real-time.
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Terrestrial Energy USA has secured US$3.15 million in funding from the US Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to develop a next-generation molten salt pump for use in its Integral Molten Salt Reactors (IMSR®) and other Generation IV advanced reactors.