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Dec 2, 2020
NETZSCH invests €50 million in new plant centralisation
Water/Wastewater News
Dec 1, 2020
Pipelines
Anglian Water has published a summary report following the first phase of consultation on proposals to relocate the Cambridge Waste Water Treatment Plant. The public consultation took place between July and September and sought views and feedback from the local community and stakeholders on the three potential relocation sites. Over 5,000 people visited the digital... [Read More]

Product News
Dec 1, 2020
AUMA’s new TIGRON actuators are designed to meet the exacting requirements of the global oil and gas industry. Building on AUMA’s more than 50 years of experience as a leading electric actuator manufacturer, TIGRON combines the high levels of explosion protection, robust design, ease of operation, and the latest trends in digitalisation. TIGRON actuators are ATEX... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 30, 2020
Pumps
The British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA) – the organisation which represents the business interests of UK and Irish suppliers of liquid pumps and related equipment - has reached the milestone of 100 member companies. The most recent company to join is Surrey-based, repair, service, and supply specialist, PumpServ. Formerly known as London Pumps, the business... [Read More]

Policy News
Nov 30, 2020
TESTA Analytical Solutions has published a technical report that evaluated a new liquid flowmeter device designed to provide continuous real-time monitoring of the pump flow rate of any liquid chromatography system. High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) is one of the most widely used techniques in analytical chemistry. The range of applications soluble using... [Read More]

Features
Nov 27, 2020
Fertiliser and other chemical manufacturing processes rely on several key pieces of rotating equipment to maintain efficient production rates. Using a preventative maintenance approach to uphold the reliability and efficiency of equipment is an important strategy. In addition to this, retrofit projects enable new materials and component designs to be integrated with... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 27, 2020
Pipelines
Reading’s water treatment works is set for a £10 million (€11.2 million) upgrade to help keep taps flowing as the town’s population grows and climate change brings more extreme weather. Thames Water’s Fobney site in the UK will benefit from upgraded filters and pumps, as well as advanced new technology to make it more efficient and resilient to stormy conditions.... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Nov 26, 2020
Pumps
LEWA Nikkiso America was awarded the contract to supply pumps to transport gas from the coast to offshore units. Following the acquisition of natural gas production rights, off the northern coast of Mozambique by a French oil company, a gas drying plant was set up to compress the gas and later convert it into LNG (liquefied natural gas). Since the gas is extracted under... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 26, 2020
Other
Large parts of the UK water and wastewater supplier community have seen a fall in business turnover during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to findings of a British Water impact survey. While the decrease had been slight for 41% of supply chain respondents, for nearly 30% it had been significant, with a third of businesses furloughing “many” employees. Looking ahead,... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 25, 2020
Valves
Thames Water has brought in optimisation experts Riventa to test the performance of 90 aeration system blowers across 10 of its sewage treatment works (STW). This is part of the water company’s commitment to continually improve its energy performance. From Beckton, the largest STW in Europe, where 26 blowers will undergo extensive monitoring, to the Blackbirds STW,... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 25, 2020
Pumps
ESD, a joint venture involving Galliford Try, MWH Treatment and Black & Veatch, has completed the successful upgrade of its mixing operation at Scottish Water’s wastewater treatment plant in St Andrews. Following an intricate diving operation in 6m-deep zero-visibility wastewater, three divers and a dive manager ensured there was no interruption to the crucial aeration... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Nov 24, 2020
Flowmeters
Titan Enterprises’ flowmeter technology is playing a vital role in supporting KOKO Networks deliver cheap, safe and clean cooking fuel into African homes. Designed and built by KOKO Networks, the “KOKO Point” vending machines dispense liquid bioethanol to customers across Nairobi. Installed inside local shops, these clean fuel ATMs provide fuel in small quantities... [Read More]

Other News
Nov 24, 2020
The total value of UK construction contract awards in October was £4.9 billion (€5.5 billion) based on a three-month rolling average. This is a decrease of 9.4% on September and follows three consecutive months of good growth. Annual comparisons show it as 1.1% lower than for October 2019. In the three months to October 2020, total contract awards were valued at... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Nov 24, 2020
Pumps
TÜV SÜD National Engineering Laboratory has secured Government funding to build the UK’s first mobile primary standard facility for testing hydrogen refuelling stations (HRS) to ensure they deliver the correct amount of fuel. Funded by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), through the National Measurement System mechanism, the mobile... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 23, 2020
Pumps
The Uniglide-e range is the latest generation of axially split, double entry pumps from Celeros Flow Technology. The pumps, according to Celeros, offer significant advances in the areas of energy saving, reliability and ease of maintenance. Part of the ClydeUnion Pumps (CUP) Glides range, Uniglide-e split pumps have a capacity of up to 4,000 m3/hr (17,600 USgpm), a... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 23, 2020
Pipelines
A team of 180 specialist engineers have pulled off the biggest plumbing job in the north-west UK despite severe storms and the effects of the COVID pandemic. United Utilities connected four new 1.6 metre diameter pipes into the Haweswater Aqueduct, near Kendal, in under eight days. Connecting the new section meant shutting down the aqueduct for the shortest period possible... [Read More]


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