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Jun 24, 2019
Armstrong unveils self-regulating variable speed fire pump
PUMPS NEWS
Jun 19, 2019
Minnesota, US-headquartered Wanner Engineering has introduced its new Hydra-Cell D66 Series seal-less positive displacement pumps. The new pumps, which can be used in a range of processing, municipal and commercial applications, offer a maximum flow capacity of 65.7 gallons per minute and pressure ratings up to 700... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Jun 19, 2019
Oorja Development Solutions, a spin-out company from Imperial College London in the UK, has been awarded $100,000 (€89,000) to develop solar pumping systems in rural India. The company was named the winner of this year’s Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge for its work developing and operating pay-as-you-go... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Jun 14, 2019
Work is due to begin on the final stage of a £1 million (€1.12 million) project to refurbish the Parkeston pumping station in Essex, UK, according to a government release. Located at the lower end of the Ramsey/Dock River near Harwich, the pumping station protects homes and... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Jun 13, 2019
Wastewater service provider SUEZ has announced an investment of $17 million (€15 million) at the Stanton water treatment plant in Delaware, US. According to the company, the project adds 4 million gallons of treated water storage at the plant, as well as a 6,000 square foot pumping... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Jun 13, 2019
Indian pump manufacturer EKKI Pumps and Germany-based HOMA Pumpenfabrik are investing in a new factory in Coimbatore, India under their joint venture (JV). The factory will manufacture parts for HOMA’s production lines, as well as producing wastewater pumps for India and neighbouring markets. It will be EKKI’s fourth... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Jun 12, 2019
German pump manufacturer Netzsch Pumps & Systems offers insight into the highly efficient multi screw pumps for oil and gas applications, regardless of viscosity. What is particularly important in the oil sector however – even more important than efficiency – is the flexibility that displacement pumps provide... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Jun 11, 2019
UK and Irish association the British Pump Manufacturers' Association (BPMA) has agreed to freeze membership fees at the rate set in 2018. Offering real value for money, historically any increase in annual membership fees has been in line with inflation and increased operational costs, which has recently... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Jun 3, 2019
CIRCOR International brand SCHROEDAHL has announced that new self-modulating TDL automatic recirculation valves (ARVs) are now on offer in cast material that is over 35% lighter than previous versions. The all-in-one pump protection solutions enable pumping solutions in process, refinery, chemical and other applications to continue running... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
May 30, 2019
Norwegian pump supplier PG Flow Solutions has been awarded a contract by Keppel Shipyard to supply high flow seawater pumps to the Gimi floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) project, for an undisclosed sum. The company has been contracted to deliver four large seawater pumps, each with a... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
May 29, 2019
Quattroflow, part of PSG, a Dover company has extended its line of single-use pumps with the introduction of its QF30SU single-use diaphragm pump. With flow rate capabilities ranging from 0.06-30 litres per hour (0.02-8 gallons per hour), the new pump can be used for handling a variety... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
May 20, 2019
Vaughan Pumps has announced that a combination of its chopper pump and mixing system has helped to prevent blockages at a sewage treatment works (STW) in Peterborough, UK. Pump failures at STW are often caused by a lack of reliable mixing of unscreened sludge before it enters... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
May 17, 2019
Sulzer Wood is celebrating a safety milestone, after the company recently recorded nine years without a lost time incident (LTI), equal to 1.5 million man hours. Aberdeen-based Sulzer Wood delivers a range of pump services to the offshore industry and counts employee safety as of the highest... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
May 14, 2019
Pump supplier ANDRITZ has announced it supplied multi-stage axial split case and high-pressure ring section pumps to the Water Authority of Jordan. The energy-efficient pumps were installed last year in the city of Amman, Jordan to secure water supply in the capital. Securing and optimising water supply in... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
May 14, 2019
Fluid management product manufacturer ARO, an Ingersoll Rand brand, has introduced new conductive polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) pumps to its EXP range of process and automation ready diaphragm pumps. Available in 1-inch or 2-inch diameters, the new pumps can be used for the transfer of highly corrosive fluids... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
May 13, 2019
German motor pump manufacturer Pleuger Industries has announced it will supply six tailor-made water pump units for the filtration of copper concentrate at the Collahuasi Mine in Chile. Located in the Tarapacá region of Chile, the operation produces over 5,000 tons of fine copper annually, making it... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
May 13, 2019
AxFlow Group subsidiary AxFlow GesmbH Austria has acquired Slovenian company VIP Tehnika, which sells and services pumps for water and wastewater applications. Located in Maribor, Slovenia, VIP Tehnika’s headquarters will provide AxFlow with a second base from which to expand its operations in the Balkan region, with... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
May 9, 2019
Pump manufacturer Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) has announced full-year 2018 sales of over £265 million (€308 million), driven by key industry growth and expansion overseas. In the company’s 2018 annual report, WMFTG noted that approximately 40% of sales were within the pharmaceutical and biotechnology segment, with... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
May 8, 2019
Equipment manufacturer Dover has completed the acquisition of All-Flo Pump Company, which will now operate as part of the Pump Solutions Group (PSG) unit within Dover’s Fluids business segment. Ohio-headquartered All-Flo manufactures specialty air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pumps for use in a range of industry applications. “We’re excited to... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Apr 29, 2019
UK pump manufacturer CDR Pumps has developed a Mobile Pumping Station, specifically designed for hazardous and toxic fluid handling. Many chemical facilities use industrial bulk containers (IBCs) to store and transport a range of fluid types, including those that are flammable, oxidising, toxic, corrosive or harmful to... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Apr 29, 2019
Pump technology specialist SEEPEX has developed a new range of hygienic progressive cavity (PC) pumps to meet strict hygiene requirements. The BCFH range is the first to be certified by the European Hygienic Engineering and Design Group (EHEDG) under its new testing standards. EHEDG, which was founded by... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Apr 24, 2019
Indian vacuum pumping solutions and services provider HHV Pumps has officially inaugurated a new state of the art manufacturing facility in Bangalore, India. With an initial investment of Rs. 10 crore (€127,722), the 52,000 square foot facility was opened by HHV Group founder and chairman, Sri S.... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Apr 17, 2019
Centrifugal pump manufacturer Amarinth has announced an investment of over £1 million (€1.15 million) into designing a low-maintenance range of API 610 VS4 vertical sulphur pumps for the oil and gas industry. The company’s API 610 VS4 pump meets the requirements for pumping molten sulphur. It was... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Apr 16, 2019
Japanese pump manufacturer Ebara has invested 100 million yen (€789,676) in Ridge-i and will form an alliance to plan, research and develop technologies related to artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT). Under the terms of the agreement, Ebara will work across three main areas... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Apr 12, 2019
US-based Patterson Pump Company, a member of the Hydraulic Institute (HI), has received approval for its pump test laboratory through the HI Pump Test Lab Approval Program. The approval programme helps pump OEMs and other pump test laboratories to improve procedures and policies by working with a... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Apr 9, 2019
Danish company Alfa Laval announced the launch of its new Twin Screw pump, which it describes as ‘ideal’ for use in hygienic applications in the dairy, food, beverage and personal care industries. “The Twin Screw Pump is the ideal choice for both high and low viscosity liquids,... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Apr 2, 2019
Japanese pump manufacturer Ebara announced that it has installed drainage pumps at the Tsuruga Drainage Pump Station in the Nakatsuyama district of Japan, for the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. The region is one of Miyagi prefecture’s primary agriculture areas, producing rice, wheat and soybeans. Flood... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Mar 28, 2019
Water resources investor XPV Water Partners announced it has invested in US specialty pump rental and dewatering solutions provider Holland Pump Company. Holland manufactures, sells, rents and services pumps and related equipment for a range of agricultural, mining, marine and other industrial applications. The company’s projects are focused... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Mar 27, 2019
Global water treatment company Pentair has teamed up with SunTech Drive to deliver innovative solar pumping solutions. The initial project under the collaboration integrates SunTech’s solar control platform with Pentair’s Pentek variable speed drive technology, creating a solution that is useful for off-grid applications, where access to... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Mar 26, 2019
KSB Group subsidiary KSB ITUR Spain has upgraded its ILN type series vertical in-line centrifugal pumps to meet tighter restrictions for sulphur dioxide (SO2) emissions from the maritime sector. From 2020, new limits imposed by the European Union (EU) and International Maritime Organisation (IMO) will restrict the... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Mar 6, 2019
FSIP pump design with the xLC stator adjustment unit permits situation-specific adaptation An existing pump, which conveyed thick sludge to an intermediate tank, showed a high level of wear due to the abrasive medium. The wastewater treatment plant therefore decided to replace it with a unit that... [Read More]