2013 Spring Summer Issue

Determination puts new acid plant in Venezuelan port city

What makes a small aluminum sulfate manufacturer in southeastern Venezuela think it can build and run a sulfuric acid plant without having any experience with the process? Simple “can do” determination.

Features & Guest Columns

  • Global sulfuric acid market – 2013 starts with ample supply
  • Maintaining a healthy sulfuric acid plant
  • Mexican upgrade to an alloy acid tower system
  • Low-flow high-head pumps for molten sulfur
  • WESP technology provides durable solution for Brazil’s top zinc operation
  • Considerations for piping in sulfuric acid plants
  • The Roberts Company serves clients worldwide
  • Phosphate plant sets new environmental standard
  • Why you have to service what you sell
  • The SO2 & SO3 continuous monitoring machine
  • Training and the virtual acid plant
  • Understanding drop size: key to increasing throughput and optimizing performance in sulfur burning
  • More than one way to skin an acid tower replacement
  • W.L. Gore provides unique solutions to industrial fluid sealing problems
  • Main blower solutions for challenges in sulfuric acid plants
  • Sauereisen provides solution for the rehabilitation of uranium processing facilities in Western Canada
  • OCP to host SYMPHOS 2013

Also included in this issue …

  • Haldor Topsøe and partner Technip awarded FEED contract by The Mosaic Company for proposed new ammonia plant in Louisiana
  • Grupo Mexico considers new zinc refinery in northern Mexico
  • New Solvay organization geared towards sustainable, value-creative growth