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May 13, 2021
Four more companies sign-up to the BPMA
Policy News
May 11, 2021
A collaborative event will bring together water, wastewater and sustainability experts to explore new ways of tackling fat, oil and grease (FOG) in sewers and pave the way for a blockage-free future. The European FOG Summit is set to take place in the UK for the first time, in Brighton, East Sussex, on 14 October. The event will be hosted by technology company SwiftComply,... [Read More]

Policy News
May 7, 2021
The new UK Conformity Assessed – or UK CA – mark will replace the CE Mark as part of the post-Brexit transition. However, manufacturers have expressed concern about the additional costs this new mark will incur as the rest of the EU-27 will still be using the much recognised CE Mark. Paul Davies, from leading pump and mixer manufacturer, Landia, said: “I guess... [Read More]

Policy News
May 6, 2021
Manufacturers have raised concerns about the lack of clarity from government regarding the UK’s replacement of the widely recognised CE Mark. The CE Mark shows that goods conform to European standards, allowing them to be freely moved within the single market. Firms and trade bodies agree they are not being given enough time to prepare to apply for the new UK Conformity... [Read More]

Policy News
Apr 19, 2021
Exolum is the new name chosen by the CLH Group. The company carries out oil product storage and transport activities in Spain and is now present in seven other countries following its expansion strategy. The group has expanded its activity to include the storage, management and transportation of liquid products like chemicals and is also operating in new sectors... [Read More]

Policy News
Mar 23, 2021
Anglian Water has unveiled a £630million (€730 million) investment programme for the year ahead. The largest investment planned for a single year will be spent across the entire East of England, which is the driest and one of the fastest-growing parts of the country. The funds will be ploughed into areas of work specifically aimed at preparing the region to meet... [Read More]

Policy News
Mar 22, 2021
Water companies around the world are being called on to join forces and transform their approach to tackling the carbon emissions associated with supplying water to billions of homes every year. Launched in support of the UN’s World Water Day, the UK water industry is working as an official partner to the Race to Zero campaign to encourage providers of water and wastewater... [Read More]

Policy News
Feb 26, 2021
Despite the commercial challenges brought about through the pandemic, the British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA) – representing the business interests of UK and Irish suppliers of liquid pumps and pump related equipment – has added another three companies to its roster. One of the latest companies signing up to enjoy the many benefits is Devon-based Water... [Read More]

Policy News
Feb 10, 2021
Construction has started on the flagship National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) facility in Renfrewshire. The team from the main contractor, Morrison Construction, has started work on the foundations of the building with two piling rigs installing controlled modulus columns into the ground. Since late-October, the team has been working on ground stabilisation... [Read More]

Policy News
Feb 4, 2021
Oil giant Shell suffered a loss of $21.7 billion (£17.5 billion) last year after the COVID-19 pandemic hit prices and demand. The trend follows that of BP and Exxon, which posted similar huge losses in the past 12 months. “2020 was an extraordinary year. We have taken tough, but decisive actions and demonstrated highly resilient operational delivery while caring for... [Read More]

Policy News
Jan 29, 2021
The American Petroleum Institute (API) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Azerbaijan’s state oil company, SOCAR, to collaborate on industry standards. This has the goal of enhancing safety, environmental protection and sustainability across the industry. “We welcome the signing of the MOU with SOCAR, bringing together our two organisations to develop... [Read More]

Policy News
Jan 29, 2021
President Joe Biden is expected to announce a moratorium on future oil and gas drilling permits to end drilling on federal lands and the continental shelf. The move, fulfilling part of his campaign pledge which has long been anticipated by the oil and gas industry, follows and order mandating a 60-day restriction for new onshore and offshore fossil fuel leases. Almost... [Read More]

Policy News
Dec 23, 2020
Armstrong Fluid Technology has revealed that the company has moved to a new expanded facility for European production and warehousing of circulator products. The new facility in Jimbolia, Romania, offers greater capacity for the production of Armstrong's high-efficiency and standard wet rotor circulators. Supported by Armstrong’s global supply chain, the site will... [Read More]

Policy News
Dec 14, 2020
The chemical industry which has factories, plants and offices across the UK has urged the Prime Minister and the President of the European Commission to finalise and sign a free trade agreement. With the deadline to reach a deal before the UK leaves on January 1 being extended, hopes have been raised that agreement can be reached soon. The Chemical Industries Association... [Read More]

Policy News
Dec 11, 2020
The European Union plans to restrict funding for natural gas projects because of the risk they pose to the climate goals. The “TEN-E” rules define which cross-border energy projects can be labelled Projects of Common Interest (PCI), meaning they can receive EU funding and fast-tracked permits. Last year, the EU handed nearly €1 billion to such projects, including... [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]


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