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Feb 19, 2019
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OTHER NEWS
Feb 19, 2019
Yorkshire Water has awarded their mechanical fittings framework contracts Lot 1, up to 300mm and Lot 2, above 350mm to Viking Johnson for another five years. Viking Johnson will be supplying the water company with a range of fittings that includes couplings, flange adaptors, under pressure tees... [Read More]

OTHER NEWS
Feb 19, 2019
US valve manufacturer Mueller Water Products (Mueller) president and CEO Scott Hall released a statement regarding the ‘tragic’ shooting that resulted in five deaths at the company’s Henry Pratt facility in Aurora, Illinois. Victims Josh Pinkard, Russ Beyer, Vicente Juarez, Clay Parks and Trevor Wehner were all... [Read More]

PIPES NEWS
Feb 19, 2019
Global energy company Gazprom has announced that it has had a meeting with Wang Yilin, chairman of the board of directors of CNPC, to discuss the ongoing preparations of gas supplies to China via the Power of Siberia gas pipeline. Alexey Millar, Gazprom’s chairman of the company’s... [Read More]

PIPES NEWS
Feb 18, 2019
Reuters reports that Ethiopia and Djibouti have signed a deal to build a pipeline to transport Ethiopian gas to an export terminal in the Red Sea state. According to Reuters, Ethiopia and Djibouti’s agreement comes over a year after POLY-GCL signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Feb 13, 2019
Germany headquartered Wangen pumps is set acquire the entire hygienic progressing cavity pumps division of Knoll Maschinenbau. The acquisition is set to take effect on 1 April, and will see Wangen expand its hygienic operations. “We are adding the leading hygienic progressing cavity pump to our strong... [Read More]

OTHER NEWS
Feb 12, 2019
Owner of leading water and wastewater treatment technologies, Modern Water has submitted an application for planning permission to build Gibraltar’s first ever wastewater treatment plant. Modern Water has said that according to the planning application, the estimated cost of the plant will be £25 million (€28.5 million). Preliminary... [Read More]

PIPES NEWS
Feb 12, 2019
According to Reuters, European Union nations backed a plan to regulate Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline last week, a move that will likely slow but not rule out its construction. Germany and France have pushed to amend the draft agreement that ensures the Nord 2 pipeline carries... [Read More]

OTHER NEWS
Feb 12, 2019
Germany-based flow control and applicators firm Sulzer provided distillation equipment to Indian steel manufacturer ArcelorMittal for a steel production plant in Gent, Belgium. The equipment will be used to convert waste gases into 80 million litres of bioethanol annually. Sulzer announced that the project is the result of... [Read More]

FLOWMETERS NEWS
Feb 8, 2019
UK-based flow measurement firm Titan Enterprises announced that it will be replacing its 800 Series Displaying Turbine Flowmeter (800D) with a combination package of an 800 series turbine flowmeter and a Pulsite Solo display unit. According to Titan, the combination package provides users with more versatility and... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Feb 6, 2019
The British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA) has signed a mutual cooperation agreement with Lancaster University. According to a statement, the agreement covers a range of ‘collaborative ideas and opportunities.’ In particular, it aims to develop improved skills and technology understanding across the pump sector. At the heart of... [Read More]

OTHER NEWS
Feb 5, 2019
Researchers from the University of California, Santa Barbara (UC Santa Barbara) have outlined a study into the science behind transitioning old oil rigs into permanent reefs, Phys.org reports. The group of researchers published an extensive study into the history, ecology and pragmatics of rigs-to-reefs projects... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Feb 5, 2019
High-end precision fabrication specialist LTi Metaltech has announced new machinery that is expected to provide further expansion and boost business. LTi Metaltech is adding a new-state-of-the-art Ridder waterjet cutting machine and installing it at the company’s Abingdon factory. The new waterjet machine provides extra capacity to serve... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Feb 4, 2019
Bonomi has added new stainless steel and carbon steel 2-way flanged direct mount wafer pattern valves to its range of Valpres products. According to the company, the wafer ball valves feature an ISO 5211 direct mounting pad which allows actuators to mount straight onto the valve, in... [Read More]

OTHER NEWS
Feb 1, 2019
Pressure control equipment specialist Oxford Flow has been awarded NSF/ANSI 61 and 372 accreditations for its polymer water pressure regulating valve (PRV) range. Both certifications were developed by NSF International and the American National Standards Institute for the health effects of drinking water system components. This provides municipalities... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Feb 1, 2019
Atlas Copco Power and Flow has added a new range of pumps for slurry applications to its portfolio of WEDA electric submersible dewatering pumps. In addition, the company has completed the range of pumps for drainage and sludge applications. According to the company, selection from the expanded... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Jan 29, 2019
Brown Brothers Engineers/Kelair Pumps has announced the acquisition of GT Water Technologies. Centrifugal pumps producer Brown Brothers/Kelair Pumps was itself acquired by European fluid handling solutions firm AxFlow in Autumn 2018. The company operates throughout 15 locations across Australia and New Zealand. GT Water is, according to... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Jan 29, 2019
The British Pump Manufacturers Association has launched a new, free service for those looking for work in the pump sector or its associated trades. According to a statement, the service, dubbed the Pipeline Vacancy Board, is aimed at unemployed job seekers or those facing redundancy. The online service... [Read More]

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