March 17, 2017
Wales-based Huntingdon Fusion Techniques (HFT) has unveiled a range of lightweight inflatable stoppers for pipes up to 120” diameter to prevent the entry of debris into pipes. Ron Sewell, chairman for HFT, said: “For pipe diameters of 36” and over, not all applications require expensive and very robust, heavy rubber plugs, nor is it always necessary... [Read More]

March 17, 2017
AxFlow, a Swedish positive displacement pumps and fluid handling systems specialist, is offering a compressor system as an alternative to centrifugal pumps for emptying liquefied gas from storage tanks, vessels and mobile tankers. In a statement, AxFlow said: “Unlike pumps, which can only unload around 85% of the liquefied gas, the compressor system will easily... [Read More]

March 15, 2017
Thompson Pump & Manufacturing, a US pump maker, is planning to move its headquarters to a new location in Port Orange, Florida. According to media reports in the Daytona Beach News Journal, the hydraulic pump maker will move next to a retail hub called The Pavilion in Port Orange. The city announced Monday (13 March, 2017) it had closed on the sale of 15 acres off... [Read More]

March 15, 2017
Titan Enterprises, a developer of flowmeters and flow instrumentation, has launched a new responsive website Speaking about its new website, Dee Stapley, sales manager said: "The clean design of the new Titan website allows visitors to simply and quickly locate pertinent product information including the full technical specifications of our extensive range of ultrasonic,... [Read More]

March 14, 2017
Fluid Components International (FCI), a global flow sensing and measurement company, has introduced a new technology that protects water pumps from getting damaged. The new device is called FlexSwitch FLT93 Flow Switch. In a statement, the company said the technology will help engineers responsible for municipal or industrial water storage, disinfection or effluent treatment... [Read More]

March 14, 2017
Water technology company Xylem is launching a new ‘Smart Pump’ range. The Lowara Smart Pump range is equipped with built-in ultra-premium efficiency IE5 motors to achieve optimal performance in water supply and HVAC applications for commercial buildings. According to the company, the IE5 motor delivers the “highest level of performance, exceeding current... [Read More]

March 14, 2017
Pipes in New Zealand's capital are leaking a million litres (220,000 gallons) of water a day as a result of the powerful November 2016 earthquake, according to media reports in the BBC. The authorities in Wellington can't fix the problem yet because they don't know where the leaks are located, the Newstalk ZB reports. Utility company Wellington Water says that meters... [Read More]

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]