The rotary heat exchanger was invented more than one hundred years ago, but continues to have relevance to energy-intensive industries as a key high-efficiency technology
With over 40,000 installations of screw compressors globally, Howden has one of the largest installed bases of refrigeration and process screw compressors in the world, serving a wide range of industries including oil and gas, refrigeration, hydrogen, biogas, and mining.
One hundred years of Howden’s rotary heater business - celebrating the journey from Fredrik Ljungström’s idea to Howden’s commercialisation and ongoing development
Some of our recent achievements from our teams around the world who are making a difference to our world.
The Ventsim software suite uses advanced algorithms to analyse real-time data and adjust ventilation equipment to maximise energy savings while maintaining safe working conditions
Pumpsim DESIGN is an innovative software with a visual element and ease of use to model a mine's pumping systems for water, compressors, and gas drainage.
Ventsim Tunnel DESIGN is specifically aligned to the needs of transport tunnels. It enables the design of safe and efficient underground ventilation systems.
Howden has a long history of supplying fans that are able to cope in high temperatures and are abrasion resistant.
Power-to-X, also known as PTX or P2X, is a viable route of securing our energy future and addressing renewable energy challenges, but what is it?
Companies like Howden have been successfully supplying sustainable or green mine ventilation solutions for years, and the tangible results are clear.
Carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS) has been identified as a mandatory solution for reducing our carbon impact, but can carbon capture save us from climate change?
Salah Mahdy reflects on the hydrogen economy and Howden's projects in 2022
Howden's Account Executive - Global Mining, Raphaël Pelletier, took part in an interview with Global Business Reports (GBR). Raphaël discussed Howden's role in mine ventilation, our safety improvement initiatives, and carbon footprint reduction.
Howden's CEO Ross B. Shuster on hydrogen
The Ultra Low Emission Heaters cold flame tech provides seamless integration, and uniform temperature differential while maintaining NO2 emission under 0.2 ppm
Mine Ventilation Automation: everything mine companies need to set up, enjoy the proven benefits, and be prepared for a revolution in ventilation.
Howden's Global Renewable Hydrogen Director answers questions on hydrogen's role in the maritime industry
For International Women in Engineering Day, we have spoken to some of our colleagues about their experiences as engineers at Howden.
Hydrogen will and is playing a vital role in achieving decarbonisation of the energy system.
More than 2 years on from the COVID-19 pandemic, the way we work has been changed forever thanks to advances in remote working and telecommunication technologies.
Howden has extensive experience in compression solutions across the hydrogen value chain and champion’s hydrogen’s critical role to accelerate the energy transition.
AR technology and wearable devices are empowering Howden to offer instant remote assistance to customers worldwide improving the customer experience.
Ross Shuster, CEO of Howden, on the energy transition and Howden’s innovative role in developing the hydrogen economy
Learn how Howden’s existing products are delivering solutions for our customers which support their vital processes and produce significant impact on emissions and wastage.
With increased depth comes increased ventilation and mine cooling needs, a fact Howden knows well from its experience of working with the deepest mines in South Africa.
This article will outline key terms and values within VentsimTM fan curves, as well as the steps to add a fan curve to a fan in a mine's Ventsim model.
Howden high efficiency tunnel ventilation for lower energy use and operational cost.
Cooling fans are a key component in addressing noise emissions caused by LNG production. Howden leads the way in gaining maximum cooling within regulations.
Lowering emissions and minimising costs are key concerns for most refinery operators; air preheaters address both, bringing higher efficiency to fired equipment and contributing to profitable and reliable operations. Howden’s regenerative technology leads the industry in efficiency and offers many advantages for retrofit and new projects.
The disposal of sewage sludge has been a widely discussed topic for decades. Spreading sewage sludge on fields add the valuable fertiliser phosphorus to the soil, but it also releases the pollutants which are contained in the sewage sludge.
The Howden hydrogen compressor solution will be the second most critical component of the 20 MW hydrogen HySynergy facility.
Biogas is an environmentally-friendly, renewable energy source. It’s produced when organic matter, such as food or animal waste, is broken down by microorganisms in the absence of oxygen, in a process called anaerobic digestion.
Howden presents two examples in North and South America of projects that have helped increase capacity and save power on kiln ID fans for producers.
The UNFCCC Conference of Parties 26 (COP26) will take place in Glasgow during November 2021. This will again see one of the largest gatherings of International Leaders facing the Global challenge of dramatic implications from Climate Change due to environmental emissions.
Our CEO Ross B Shuster wrote this article ahead of International Women's Day 2021.
Richard Smith highlights the different types of compression technologies and how they differ to suit your needs.
This article by DJ Slater and first published in Compressor Tech2 looks at our upgraded Howden Uptime product and the way it uses model- and data-driven analytics
Scrubber systems are one of the most efficient ways of reducing sulfur dioxide emissions caused by industrial combustion. Find out more.
Hydrogen fuel is set to shake up the heavy-duty transport industry promising zero-emissions, high range, and short refuelling times.
Water is so vital to the mining industry that it cannot function without it. Now more than ever, measures need to be taken to manage this critical resource.
Find out more about the technologies removing a lot of the uncertainty and even more of the risk from mining each day.
With new tools and technologies mining has risen to the challenge to face sustainability head on and one of the biggest developments has been in IIoT.
Water is a fundamental commodity for almost every single step in manufacturing and production processes across the world. Find out the processes for treating industrial wastewater after contamination.
At its core, sewage treatment simply aims to speed up the process that sewage undergoes when being purified naturally - One of the best ways to do this is through the process of aeration.
Find out more about the recent surge in water treatment technologies developed to achieve total water recovery within the industrial industries.
More than 2 million workers are exposed to deadly silica dust every year in the workplace. Find out more about this hazard and what can be done to prevent it.
Concrete? Cement? Have you ever used both words to mean the same thing? We talk you through what the difference is, and how cement is manufactured.
You might expect the water you drink to just be pure h2O. But that is far from the truth. Read on to find out what else is in your water.
Cave-ins, explosions, and toxic air makes mining one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. Can this be changed?
We all know alternative marine fuels are a benefit to the environment, but what impact will it have on the shipping industry?
Howden compressors are at the heart of many refrigeration solutions that play a critical part in the food industry. Learn more about cold storage and the food supply chain.
Dead organisms, pressure, heat, and hundreds of thousands of years. Read on to discover the fundamentals of oil and where it comes from.
Economically shipping is an essential and efficient means of goods transport, but environmentally the future of shipping raises some serious concerns. Find out more.
A dangerous mine atmosphere is one that is toxic or explosive and there are several damps that create this kind of atmosphere. Read on to find out more.
Ever wonder how an ice rink stays frozen? What’s under the surface you skate on? Read on to find out more about Ice Rinks and Refrigeration On A Big Scale.
Understanding the environmental impact a large-scale event can have is the first step in adopting sustainable thinking into the part you play.
Cooling Tower problems can be expensive, learn about the top three issues and how to solve them.
It is expected that by the end of 2019 Howden will be owned by KPS Capital Partners. Learn about the history of Howden and our ownership.
Everything you need to know about industrial fans from the experts. Learn the differences between axial, centrifugal, mixed and crossflow fans.
Willis Carrier and 5 other individuals between themselves discovered and developed air conditioning which now benefits so many people and industries across the world.
Although we no longer produce Buffalo Forge branded machines, our current generation of axial, centrifugal and mixed flow fans owe much to the Buffalo Forge brand. And of course, we still continue to service and support the Buffalo Forge machines that are still at play.
A day dedicated to the celebration of all things refrigeration, air conditioning, and heat pumps. If you haven’t heard of it yet then don’t worry - we have all the information you need right here.
During a live webinar with Howden’s Global Leader of Data Driven Advantage (DDA), we answered some important questions about the introduction of Uptime, the launch of the Microsoft HoloLens 2 and where we see our digitization journey taking us in the next five years.
We outline the top five ways that our Total Mine Ventilation Solutions improves your mine safety.
When Howden Roots’ Paul Kearney and Erik Ellevog visited hydrovac and directional drilling company Elite HDD at their facility in Sherwood Park, they made a huge discovery.
For the past decade, Howden has proudly hosted a conference known as the Howden Air & Gas Users Group (HAGUG). Industry professionals from all over North America come to various cities in the region to learn from our Howden experts. With a subject matter geared towards the coal-fired power industry, attendees include Reliability & Performance Managers, Outage Planners, Plant System Owners and many more from power plants throughout the US and Canada.
To be the best or the "world's leading" (as we at Howden strive to be) requires more than just lean processes and conveyer belt type work, it requires passion, dedication, inspiration, desire and a host of other strong human emotions and traits underpinned by Love.
The third DDA vlog from Maria Wilson
The issue of not having a suitable single main blower for your ultra large sulphuric acid plants available is no longer an issue.
In recent years the sulphuric acid industry has seen certain trends that have caused them to adapt to the associated changes. The most predominant trends are the pressures to have improved energy efficiency and to keep production costs low, while battling the overall growing demand for sulphuric acid.
In today's vlog I am going to continue the story of Uptime, our digital innovation for the performance optimisation of rotating equipment. In our first vlog I talked about the digital twin that's at the heart of Uptime, and today I want to continue talkin
For our first Data Driven Advantage (DDA) vlog, I thought of talking to you about a unique element of innovation at the heart of Uptime, our digital solution for performance optimization: the Howden Digital Twin model.
Howden is laying the path of its digital transformation to further enhance our high performing, reliable products by leveraging world leading IoT technologies to deliver Uptime - Smart connectivity for Performance Optimisation on Demand
Total Mine Ventilation Solutions proves to be your one resource for all your mine ventilation needs.
Read on for a full description of the updates you will find in this version and find out how VentSim™ DESIGN V5 will allow you to take your designing to the next level and improve your ventilation designs and models like never before.
It is with great pleasure that we can announce that our largest and newest member of the EGR family, the EGR22, has received Marine Approval certificates, issued by the American Bureau of Shipping, ABS.
First published on Linkedin, this article by Phil Blankenship explains mine fan application and operational basics matching the fan to the mine air system.
Where can I find out more about Howden’s VentSim CONNECT and VentSim CONTROL solutions?
Focussing on the history of the Roots brand in the United Kingdom, this article starts with WC Holmes in Huddersfield
Originally published on Linkedin, this article from Rob Bush explains the way in which Howden's Ventilation on Demand system helps miners to optimise.
In August of this year the Houston, Texas area was hit by Hurricane Harvey which caused one of the worst flooding events that the city has ever experienced.
This year at WEFTEC was a very exciting one for Howden. We always look forward to the world’s premier waste water event, and this year in Chicago we had an additional reason to be excited...
Part one of an article on the history of Howden, taken from 'A Hundred Years of Howden Engineering: A brief history 1854 - 1954'
Howden's range of industry-leading oil injected screw compressors includes the largest oil injected screw compressor in the industry – the WRViT580.
Buying OEM spare parts from us means you get the same part that originally came with your unit, or one that has been subsequently re-engineered to deliver even better performance.
Howden’s history with centrifugal technology within the wastewater treatment segment dates back to the 1930’s. Through the years there have been numerous advancements in wastewater treatment technology not only in aeration equipment, but also in controls.
Dougal Hogg, Deputy Chief Engineer - Heater Technology, was interviewed at Power-GEN Asia and spoke about UltraGen™ which is Howden's innovative solution for heaters.
Engineering and design is an important part of our daily business, and doing it correctly is what allows us to make a huge difference to yours.
As we all know, ventilation systems are vital to the health of miners. Not only do they provide essential fresh air to the miners but they also prevent the build-up of dangerous diesel equipment gases and matters.
Our experts have asked customers around the world to find out what the most frequent reasons are for unplanned fan stops. Now we know...
As many mining operations have already seen and benefitted from, Howden has an innovative suite of products engineered to manage and optimize ventilation in underground mines.