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Getting greater efficiency with modelling software

Pumping systems are high energy consumers and have become the focus of research into ways of making them more efficient.

A modern solution for an ancient monument A modern solution for an ancient monument

Stonehenge is probably the most important ancient monument in Britain attracting visitors from around the world.

Innovations in chemical transfer technology Innovations in chemical transfer technology

Anthony Bennett reviews innovations in chemical transfer technology by profiling three manufacturers – Netzsch, Polyflx and Vogelsang and their work across a wide range of industries often involving gruelling applications.

Bearing the brunt of contamination control operations Bearing the brunt of contamination control operations

Bearings are key components in dry vacuum pumps – their reliability and operating life have a significant effect on pump operating costs.

Chopper pumps cuts costly cloth clogging issues Chopper pumps cuts costly cloth clogging issues

A modern-day curse for sewage pumping stations is the growing use of wet wipes and other so-called disposable cloths which block pumps and cause risk of hazardous overflows into communities.

Flood prevention scheme helps cranberry farmers Flood prevention scheme helps cranberry farmers

Cranberries are one of the worlds ‘super fruits’ and demand for berries and juice has never been higher.

Keeping the grass green at Wimbledon Keeping the grass green at Wimbledon

With 41 courts to keep irrigated, ground staff have their work cut out to maintain the Wimbledon grass courts that are so famous all around the world.

Retrofit seals protect plant and personnel Retrofit seals protect plant and personnel

Coal-fired power plants rely on conveyor systems to haul ash from their boilers for disposal and allow for continuous coal burning and steam production.