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Dec 11, 2019
GIW Industries launches world’s largest slurry pump for oil sands operations
Water/Wastewater News
Dec 11, 2019
Pumps
The British Pump Manufacturers’ Association (BPMA) has recently signed a reciprocal membership agreement with the UK’s Heating & Hotwater Industry Council (HHIC). Headquartered in Kenilworth, Warwickshire, the HHIC is the industry voice for the UK domestic heating and hot water industry. It operates 16 working groups covering the full spectrum of technical and... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Dec 10, 2019
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A new report from Energy & Utility Skills and Balfour Beatty has called on the water industry to protect the sustainability of its supply chain and workforce. The whitepaper, titled ‘Two Sides of a Coin’, highlights the vital role of the supply chain in delivering for customers, as well as the risks of failing to address current issues with the procurement process,... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Dec 4, 2019
Pumps
Pumps of all shapes and sizes can be looked upon as the beating hearts of the UK wastewater treatment process, especially when recurring storm events lead to increased volumes of rag and debris entering the system. This is when specific solids handling capabilities become ever more critical. So get the right pump in the right place at the right time and the expense... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Dec 4, 2019
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Swiss water leak detection solutions company Gutermann has released Zonescan NB-IoT, the world’s first water leak detecting noise logger based on Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) to permanently monitor water distribution mains. To date, successful pilot projects using the Zonescan NB-IoT have been carried out in France, the UK and Australia. The projects reduced... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 28, 2019
Pumps
Wilo subsidiary Wilo USA has acquired the assets of US manufacturer J-Line Pump, doing business as American-Marsh Pumps. Headquartered in Collierville in the US state of Tennessee, American-Marsh Pumps currently employs 55 people. “The acquisition of American-Marsh Pumps strengthens our strategic market position in the US, and expands the product portfolio for... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 27, 2019
Pipelines
A team at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) has been awarded a $653,000 (€593,220) contract by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to test longer-lasting concrete pipes embedded with polypropylene fibres for strength and durability. The team, led by Ali Abolmaali, Tseng Huang Endowed Professor, will monitor and evaluate the performance of these... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 26, 2019
Pipelines
US utility New Jersey American Water will replace almost 23,000ft of ageing water mains throughout Monmouth County in the US state of New Jersey, at an estimated cost of $6.8 million (€6.17 million). The project additionally includes the replacement of 23 fire hydrants and up to 250 utility-owned services lines along the pipeline routes. The company will upgrade the... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 18, 2019
Pumps
Operational staff from the UK’s Environment Agency (EA), assisted by the military and emergency services, are working 24/7 to reduce the water levels in flood-hit communities in South Yorkshire, following heavy rainfall. A total of 38 pumps have been installed across South Yorkshire, including at eight locations in the Fishlake area, moving 50 million litres of water... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 15, 2019
Pipelines
Irish Water has received the go-ahead for its Greater Dublin Drainage (GDD) project in North Dublin, in the form of planning permission from An Bord Pleanála. Anticipated population growth and increased commercial activity means that the volume of wastewater generated in the greater Dublin area will increase by more than 50% in the next 30 years. The provision of... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 8, 2019
Valves
Specialty valve engineering and manufacturing company Hunt Valve has completed its acquisition of Arizona, US-based Pima Valve. Located in Chandler, Arizona, Pima Valve supplies server-duty bronze marine valves, in addition to a variety of special bronze and alloy steel products that meet specific performance requirements for US, Canadian and NATO-friendly Navy ships... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 6, 2019
Pumps
Weir Minerals has recently showcased the operation of its GEHO positive displacement pumps at SIMEC Mining’s iron ore site in Whyalla, South Australia. SIMEC Mining, which produces iron ore concentrate for the Whyalla steelworks, has been using GEHO positive displacement pumps to pump slurry over a distance of 67km from the plant to Whyalla, where it is then dewatered... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 5, 2019
Pipelines
Private equity investment firm Golden Gate Capital has completed the sale of Hillstone Environmental Partners to NGL Energy Partners, for approximately $600 million (€539 million). Hillstone, which provides water pipeline and disposal infrastructure solutions to the oil and gas industry, was created by Golden Gate Capital in 2015 as a de novo investment, in partnership... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Nov 4, 2019
Pumps
Wanner International has supplied three seal-less pumps to enable the production of effluent water with drinking water quality from a contaminated landfill site. The company supplies the T100 ultra high-pressure reverse osmosis (RO) process pumps to APATEQ, which manufactures custom water treatment systems. APATEQ needed high-pressure pumps for part of its five RO stages... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Oct 31, 2019
Pumps
Two more companies have recently joined the British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA), which represents the business interests of UK and Irish supplier of liquid pumps and related equipment across domestic and international markets. The newest company to join the association is Stafford, UK-based Altecnic. Founded in 1987, the company, which is now part of the Caleffi... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Oct 30, 2019
Pipelines
US-based water infrastructure developer Palisade Pipeline has secured financing from Macquarie Capital for a strategic water pipeline project located in the Permian Basin in Texas, US. The project will deliver non-potable, sustainable reclaimed water from the City of Lubbock, Texas to the Permian Basin. Macquarie will act as the sole financial advisor to Palisade in... [Read More]


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