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Jul 11, 2019
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Jul 11, 2019
Pipelines
UK water and wastewater company United Utilities has revealed its plans for the world’s largest ‘listening’ project of its kind to tackle water leakage across its network. The company will install approximately 100,000 acoustic loggers over the next two years across its underground water supply network, which comprises over 26,000 miles of pipes. “We... [Read More]

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Jul 10, 2019
Valves
CIRCOR has recently confirmed that Crane has put forward a revised tender offer to acquire all outstanding shares of CIRCOR common stock for $48 (€42.7) per share in cash. Crane’s initial unsolicited offer of $45 per share in cash, made in May, was rejected by CIRCOR. CIRCOR’s board of directors will now review and evaluate the revised offer from Crane,... [Read More]

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Jul 9, 2019
Pumps
Fluid management solutions provider CRI Pumps has invested $5 million (€4.46 million) into facilities in the US and Mexico. According to CRI Group’s vice chairman, G. Soundararajan, the company has been developing products for these markets for over a decade, with a focus on the US, Canada, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. The investment will see a... [Read More]

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Jul 9, 2019
Pipelines
INEOS has confirmed in a statement that it has started to progressively reduce the throughput of the Forties Pipeline System (FPS) to 150 million barrels per day, in order to carry out repairs on one of its three processing units at Kinneil. According to the pipeline operator, an operational issue with the main heater on Train 3 at Kinneil requires immediate repair. This... [Read More]

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Jul 9, 2019
Flowmeters
Emerson has completed the purchase of Zedi’s software and automation businesses, according to an announcement from the company. The addition of Zedi’s cloud supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) platform will enable Emerson to help oil and gas producers increase production and lower operating costs. “As world energy demand continues to grow,... [Read More]

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Jul 5, 2019
Pumps
Worldwide pump supplier Wanner International announced that it has achieved an average annual organic growth rate of 14%, over the past five years. According to the company, this was driven by the realisable value that the Hydra-Cell® pump technology creates for customers, in addition to Wanner’s dedication to customer service. Wanner’s Hydra-Cell seal-less... [Read More]

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Jul 5, 2019
Pumps
Global water technology company Xylem has released the Flygt N3069, a new stainless steel submersible pump for complex industrial applications. The newest addition to the company’s Flygt range will enable the company to leverage advanced techniques to respond to the diverse pumping needs of industrial customers with customised solutions. Xylem added that the use... [Read More]

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Jul 3, 2019
Pumps
Teeside, UK-based pump distributor and manufacturer Tomlinson Hall celebrated 100 years in business in June, with impressive sales and contributions to charitable causes. Founded in 1919 by Alfred Tomlinson and Frank Hall, the company has grown exponentially, from operating in a single unit in Stockton to its current site in Billingham. The company is the only UK distributor... [Read More]

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Jul 3, 2019
Pipelines
Houston, Texas-headquartered pipe, valves and fittings distributor FloWorks International has completed the sale of its master distribution division, MultAlloy, in addition to its J&J Alloy and J&J Bar operations, to Texas Pipe & Supply. According to the company, which is backed by Clearlake Capital Group, its remaining locations will be rebranded under Sunbelt... [Read More]

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Jul 2, 2019
Valves
CIRCOR International brand Leslie Controls will now offer replacement Kylie-Mueller valves through CIRCOR’s channel partner network, the company has announced. Operators in the oil and gas and hydroelectric industries will now be able to replace Kylie-Mueller’s GTB and GTW control valves with substitutes manufactured by OEMs. Kylie-Mueller’s offering... [Read More]

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Jul 2, 2019
Pumps
Atlas Copco has completed the acquisition of Brooks’ Semiconductor Cryogenics Business, which was announced in August 2018. The acquisition includes cryogenic pump operations in Chelmsford, US and Monterrey, Mexico, as well as a global sales and service network and Brooks Automation’s 50% share of Ulvac Cryogenics. The cryogenic business employs approximately... [Read More]

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Jul 1, 2019
Pumps
AxFlow Italy has acquired Generalcontrol, an Italian distributor of positive displacement (PD) pumps, instruments, vacuum pumps and compressors. "The acquisition of Generalcontrol is well in line with AxFlow Group's strategy for growth based on distributing international premium brands and value-added selling through competence and local in-depth customer knowledge," said... [Read More]

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Jul 1, 2019
Valves
Zahroof Valves (ZVI) has partnered with Burckhardt Compression Services to enable the provision of ZVI’s valves to nations in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). The new agreement will allow Burckhardt to offer ZVI products within the GCC, including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman and Bahrain. Under the terms of the partnership, Burckhardt... [Read More]

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Jun 28, 2019
Pumps
To optimise metering performance, Flowrox has designed next generation metering pumps with integrated Smart Solutions features. All pumps in the company’s FXM2 and FXM3 series are now IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) ready. Users are able to use the Flowrox Malibu portal to remotely manage, measure and analyse process remotely with a computer or handheld device... [Read More]

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Jun 28, 2019
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Water technology provider Xylem has announced an ambitious set of goals to advance its sustainability commitment across three fronts. These three areas are serving customers, building a sustainable company and empowering communities through social impact initiatives. The goals were published in Xylem’s 2018 sustainability report, titled ‘Creating a Water-Secure... [Read More]


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