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Nov 10, 2020
Teamwork enables homeowner’s association to protect delicate waterway
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Nov 4, 2020
Pumps play an essential role behind the scenes of our everyday lives, keeping water for municipalities and crop irrigation moving - enabling power generation, supporting oil and gas and manufacturing processes. We will never know how much we depend on these vital assets and how many pumps have influenced our lives. Something that we also do not consider is that even... [Read More]

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Nov 2, 2020
Industrial players working in process and transfer applications, notably in ATEX areas (explosive atmospheres) require cryogenic pumps designed with high standards of safety to handle combustion, suction pressure as well as expensive and rare gases. Fives Group has been involved in industrial engineering and project management for decades. Its multisector expertise, allowing... [Read More]

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Oct 23, 2020
Just south of Aberdeen, improvements continue to be made at Scottish Water’s Sludge Treatment Centre (STC) in Nigg – but at a site still approaching its full potential, 0.9-1.0MW per tonne of dry solids is already being consistently produced. Part of its trailblazing route-map to lead the water industry to net zero emissions and beyond by 2040 (five years ahead of... [Read More]

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Oct 21, 2020
At three locations in Germany, HKS develops and produces high-quality rotary actuators such as the successful I-DA-H. Due to its especially high degree of functionality and precision, this versatile rotary actuator is used worldwide in all industrial areas. For 50 years, the family-run HKS company has designed hydraulic rotary actuators, actuators, rotary lift combinations,... [Read More]

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Oct 16, 2020
White metal or Babbitt bearings are used in a wide variety of rotating machinery and, just like conventional roller or ball bearings, they need to be replaced when they reach the end of their service life. Replacements can be manufactured by specialists such as Sulzer’s Southampton Service Centre, which has recently upgraded its facilities. For some of the largest... [Read More]

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Oct 12, 2020
Siltbuster Process Solutions (SPS), the water treatment specialist, has provided equipment for a special trial project that sees one of its lamella clarifiers treating a raw water supply. The client is trialling different chemical dosing set ups on actual water, running the tests for several weeks to generate data for a thorough review. For the pilot, SPS was tasked... [Read More]

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Oct 1, 2020
Water companies can expect increasing scrutiny into their environmental performance, as customer awareness of river and bathing water quality grows. This was among messages from Helen Wakeham, deputy director of water quality at the Environment Agency, during a keynote address at the Zero Pollutions Conference 2020, hosted by technology consultancy Isle. Speaking to... [Read More]

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Sep 25, 2020
Pumping crude oil ashore is a round-the-clock business that depends on onboard generators to provide vital electricity supplies. Removing a generator from service is a project that requires significant planning and technical expertise to ensure a cost-effective maintenance. For one oil and gas operator, that meant assigning Sulzer with the task of refurbishing one of... [Read More]

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Sep 22, 2020
When vandals damaged the CHP control panels at EDL’s Wellingborough landfill site, rendering the engines unusable, the timing could not have been worse. One week before Easter 2020, the coronavirus pandemic was sweeping the UK and the country had just been placed into an unprecedented nationwide lockdown. Site managers anticipated a significant period of downtime but... [Read More]

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Sep 16, 2020
Founded in 2008, A2A is considered the biggest multi-utility in Italy with more than 12,000 employees. It generates, distributes and markets renewable energy, electricity, gas, integrated water supply and waste management services. From its headquarters in Brescia, Italy, A2A Ciclo Idrico, a company of the A2A Group, operates more than 3,000 kilometer of iron water pipes,... [Read More]

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Sep 15, 2020
Managing two ageing adjacent wastewater treatment plants that are nearing the end of their days  can be a tall order at the best of times – but how about when discharge is into one of the most diverse and sensitive waterways in the world – home to more species of fish than any other river of its size in the whole of North America. Some might choose to steer clear... [Read More]

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Sep 1, 2020
Warrington Township in Pennsylvania, US, is home to 25,000 residents and over 375   businesses. The township’s water comes from seven wells and five interconnections from another water supply district. In total, there are five district metered areas (DMA) with dedicated pressure zones to effectively serve customers in each zone by providing consistent   pressure... [Read More]

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Sep 1, 2020
“I used to dread coming here,” said Mitch Puckett, director of the City’s Water and Sewer Department. And no wonder. Despite the installation of two pumps that were sold as being able to cope with typical lift station debris, the chore of having to unblock rags became an all too regular occurrence – in less than 12 months from when they were installed. Then,... [Read More]

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Aug 24, 2020
SafeRack helps to improve safety while increasing productivity. Early last year, a crop protection and fertiliser company was ready to remedy serious safety and productivity issues at its facility. The company contacted SafeRack to design access solutions for its tank truck and railcar stations that would improve efficiency and ensure safety for operators throughout... [Read More]


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