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Dec 18, 2018
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PIPES NEWS
Dec 17, 2018
UK water utility firm Thames Water announced that it has deployed hundreds of night-time leak detectors in order to pinpoint leakages throughout the company’s 20,000 mile network of water pipes. Thousands of loggers have been installed as well as an extra 600 members of staff after severe... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Dec 14, 2018
Flow control and compression equipment supplier Gardner Denver announced that it has acquired US pump manufacturer MP Pumps for a net purchase price of an estimated $58 million (€51.3 million). MP Pumps, a manufacturer of industrial specialty pumps based out of Michigan, will be a part of... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Dec 13, 2018
Emerson has announced the acquisition of Advanced Engineering Valves (A.E Valves), claiming it will create the ‘broadest portfolio of valves and critical isolation technologies serving the liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry'. A.E. Valves is a manufacturer of valve technology aimed at helping LNG customers operate more efficiently.... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Dec 11, 2018
CO2 extraction company Vitalis Extraction Technology (Vitalis) announced that it has received its first patent for a flow control valve, according to a public release provided by media outlet Cision. Patent US10143937 involves the design of a cyclone separator and superfluid extraction system with a... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Dec 10, 2018
The British Pump Manufacturers’ Industry Association (BPMA) has announced the appointment of a new president. Richard Harden, managing director of Wilo UK officially took on the role at BPMA’s recent Annual General Meeting. It follows the departure of previous president, Duncan Lewis. According to a BPMA statement,... [Read More]

PIPES NEWS
Dec 10, 2018
In a press release, Shell UK and its partners, Esso Exploration and Production UK and Acro British have announced a final investment deal for a Shearwater gas infrastructure hub located in the central North Sea. This investment will be Shell’s seventh for the UK North Sea... [Read More]

PIPES NEWS
Dec 7, 2018
UK water company Severn Trent announced that it has started to utilise ‘machine learning’ to further develop the firm’s approach to leak detection. According to a press release, the company has created an advanced leak detection model that uses data from its network to help identify, locate... [Read More]

PIPES NEWS
Dec 6, 2018
Reuters reports that following a rupture on its 1,100km oil pipeline in Peru, Frontera Energy has stopped production.   Located 200 kilometres from the pipeline rupture, Frontera Energy has said that production at its oilfield will stop until authorities work to resolve the disputes made by indigenous... [Read More]

PIPES NEWS
Dec 6, 2018
Employees for the US city of Pipestone in Minnesota tracked down and repaired a major city water leak, according to local news outlet Pipestone County Star. While on average the city reportedly uses 400,000 gallons of water per day, the city’s water system was leaking 160,000 gallons... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Dec 5, 2018
Metso Corporation has extended the availability of its valve solutions in Denmark by signing a new agreement with Grønbech & Sønner. According to an announcement from Finnish company Metso, the distributor agreement will see Grønbech & Sønner provide the ‘entire breadth’ of Metso’s valve products and related... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Dec 5, 2018
Verder Group has announced the acquisition of JEC, a manufacturer of hygienic, rotary lobe, centrifugal and twin-screw pumps. According to a Verder announcement, the move aims to strengthen the company’s position in the pharmaceutical and food & beverage markets. Korean company was JEC was founded in 1990, and... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Dec 4, 2018
Industrial valve and pump manufacturer Flowrox has acquired NovaTek, a Swedish filtration technology company. In a statement, Finnish company Flowrox claims that the acquisition will expand its product offering, including filter maintenance and spare parts services, as well as a growing variety of automation and accompanying services. "Flowrox... [Read More]

OTHER NEWS
Dec 4, 2018
Weir Oil & Gas Dubai has signed a multi-year contract in Iraq worth a total of more than $4 million, according to a statement. Signed with a ‘major international oil company’, the contract apparently secures the provision of Weir Oil & Gas workshop services, machine shop... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Dec 4, 2018
KNF has a released a new solenoid-driven liquid transfer pump for the OEM sector, according to a statement from the company. Named the FL 10, the new pump has a nominal flowrate of 100ml/min. KNF states that the new pump features bi-directional flow tightness without additional check... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Dec 4, 2018
Hose pump manufacturer Bredel has developed a new total cost of ownership (TCO) calculator in a bid to support new customers and existing users in the hose pump specification process. According to a statement from the brand of the Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group, the new TCO calculator... [Read More]

OTHER NEWS
Dec 3, 2018
A PhD researcher from Brunel University London has won Santander’s University Entrepreneurship Award for his ground-breaking modular wastewater treatment system. Brunel student, Tom Fudge and cofounders Llyr Williams and William Gambier, won the competition and collected the £25,000 (€28,000) award on behalf of WASE. There are currently 2.3... [Read More]

COMPANY NEWS
Nov 27, 2018
Water technology company Xylem has revealed a new direct drive turbo blower for lower airflow requirements at wastewater treatment facilities. The new addition to the company’s Sanitaire turbo blower range was launched at Pollutec Event in Lyon, France. According to a company statement, the Sanitaire TurboLIGHT direct... [Read More]

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