March 13, 2017
Thailand’s water pump market accounted for $16.7 million (€15m) in 2014 and is projected to reach $25.6 million by 2021, in terms of revenue, according to a new report. A new report by Persistence Market Research, maintained that factors fuelling the market include low manufacturing costs, expansion of water supply network, massive urbanisation and industrialisation,... [Read More]

March 10, 2017
Asahi/America, a producer of thermoplastic fluid flow technologies, has revealed the next generation Omni Type-27 ball valve with updated performance features and improved actuation capabilities. A new smooth ergonomic handle with open/shut indication tops the Omni Type-27, while the rugged, injection-moulded one-piece body includes a single-threaded and sealed end carrier. Double... [Read More]

March 10, 2017
Hugo Vogelsang Maschinenbau is presenting the newly developed RoadPump Plus system for hygienic wastewater disposal from intercity buses. With new products, Vogelsang tackles the problems concerning the emptying of bus toilet tanks, where there is still a lack of wide-ranging waste disposal stations for the high number of long-distance and intercity bus journeys in Germany. "With... [Read More]

March 10, 2017
With its ExactRead technology, the new all-in-one FlowConnect from McCrometer automates data collection for the Mc Propeller and Water Specialties meters to provide reliable information for water resource management. Featuring a streamlined design, FlowConnect includes powerful next-generation built-in communications for transmitting... [Read More]

March 10, 2017
To help find out where water is being lost from the Wellington City Council’s water supply network in New Zealand, Wellington Water is installing 11 bulk water flowmeters. “We know that there is drinking water loss in the central business district (CBD) but it’s really hard to quantify and to locate. Leak detection is tricky at the best of times but... [Read More]

March 9, 2017
US fuel injections systems company Fluid Mechanics has become part of L’Orange, the German specialist in electronically-controlled, high-pressure injection technology for diesel and heavy fuel oil engines. Fluid Mechanics celebrates its 60th anniversary this year and will continue in North America to use the same name and personnel, only now as a fully functioning... [Read More]

March 8, 2017
The Hydraulic Institute (HI) announced that Taco Comfort Solutions’ pump test laboratory in Rhode Island, US, received approval through HI’s Pump Test Lab Approval Program.  The HI programme helps assist pump OEMs and other pump test laboratories improve laboratory procedures and policies by working with a third-party auditor to develop and maintain pump... [Read More]

March 8, 2017
SNC-Lavalin’s subsidiary Kentz Overseas Co. has been awarded a five-year commissioning support services framework agreement by Petroleum Development Oman (PDO). Under the agreement, extending from 2017 to 2022, the company will provide a variety of systems completions, commissioning, and start-up service activities on a portfolio of oil and gas “megaprojects”... [Read More]

March 7, 2017
Cleaning flue gases from renewable power plants is a difficult task for which only pumps designed to withstand the harshest environments will do The world is gradually moving away from traditional energy production such as coal and gas, and, as a result of the drive towards sustainability in recent years, waste-to-energy and biomass power plants have become a popular... [Read More]

March 7, 2017
Clark-Reliance Corp. has announced a new line of coalescing filter elements for the gas processing industry, designed to eliminate unsafe filter element changeout techniques while increasing filtration efficiencies. The new VertexCore filter elements have a fixed extension that is welded to the element end cap, which allows maintenance staff to easily remove and replace... [Read More]

March 7, 2017
Asco has introduced the Asco Numatics 617 Series Sentronic^LP proportional electronic regulator for accurate pneumatic pressure control in applications with limited power supplies. “The 617 Series’ 4W power consumption offers design and control engineers a highly reliable and cost-effective solution for pressure regulation in low-power environments,”... [Read More]

March 6, 2017
Australian engineering company Stirloch has been awarded a AUS$9.8 million (€7m) contact to construct a water treatment plant in New South Wales. The Nabiac water treatment plant is part of a AUS$34.6 million Nabiac Inland Dune Aquifer Water Supply project, which is planned to deliver a second water supply to the area. The plant was commissioned by Australian water... [Read More]

March 6, 2017
Veolia’s Nuclear Solutions entity, through its subsidiary Kurion, will deploy effluent treatment systems at four Magnox sites in the UK under a new contract between the two firms. Under the agreement with Magnox, Veolia will design, build, and install the new systems at the four sites, enabling the removal of contaminated waste from the sites’ active effluent... [Read More]

March 6, 2017
Illinois, US-based sealing solutions provider Inpro/Seal has released the VB45-S bearing isolator, expanding its venerable 40-year-old product line that increases equipment reliability through permanent bearing protection. Invented by Inpro/Seal in 1977, the bearing isolator extends bearing life by increasing protection against contamination ingress and lubrication loss,... [Read More]

March 3, 2017
Flex-A-Seal, a Vermont, US-based manufacturer of custom engineered mechanical seals and welded metal bellows, has recently acquired H&S Sealing, which has been doing business in Louisiana for over 35 years. As part of the expansion effort, H&S Sealing will become Flex-A-Seal Service Solutions, which aims to expand its capabilities and its ability to service... [Read More]