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Self-contained solution targets nuclear safety Self-contained solution targets nuclear safety

A new pump that can run without external power in flooded conditions for eight hours or more has been launched by SPX.

RWL Water awarded power plant project in Chile

RWL Water is to supply a water treatment plant for the FGD project that South Korea’s STX Heavy Industries is undertaking at an ENDESA CELTA power plant in Tarapaca, Chile.

Call for speakers at top water event

Organizers of the world’s largest annual water quality event are looking for speakers on a wide range of subjects.

Sulzer, Unaoil JV to service rotating equipment in southern Iraq

Sulzer has signed an agreement to form a joint venture with the Unaoil Group that will service rotating equipment for oil and gas, and power customers in southern Iraq.

SPP to give demonstration at major flooding exhibition SPP to give demonstration at major flooding exhibition

Visitors to a major exhibition centred on flood prevention will be able to see examples of vaccum assisted self priming pumps from SPP.

Anniversary celebrations for study programme Anniversary celebrations for study programme

A training course which has produced over 200 pump specialists has celebrated its 10th anniversary.

Moyno secures offshore order for 10 progressing cavity pumps Moyno secures offshore order for 10 progressing cavity pumps

Ten Moyno 2000 Series progressing cavity (PC) pumps have been ordered for a new fleet of offshore supply vessels that will be used to service drilling rigs worldwide.

Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum wins major order for cryo pumps Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum wins major order for cryo pumps

Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum has received an order for a batch of cryogenic vacuum pumps for the evacuation of space simulation chambers.

Evoqua Water Technologies appoints new CEO

Evoqua Water Technologies LLC has named Ronald Keating as its new chief executive officer from 1 December 2014.

No flow limits on 'full bore’ valve

Heavy duty valve manufacturer Flowrox has launched a new slurry knife gate product designed to improve fluid control in pipelines.

New York Hall of Science honours ITT CEO Denise Ramos New York Hall of Science honours ITT CEO Denise Ramos

ITT Corp CEO and president Denise Ramos has received the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) Distinguished Leadership Award.

Valve demand fuels European expansion

Customer demand has led to Weir Minerals launching three industrial valves from its BDK global range into the European market.

New valve range makes its debut

Three new valve products have being launched on the market by German engineering firm Crane ChemPharma & Energy.

John Crane invests in graduate career development program

John Crane has launched Engineering U, a new 12-month accelerated career development program for mechanical engineering graduates.

DAB Pumps’ Evoplus compliance DAB Pumps’ Evoplus compliance

DAB Pumps’ Evoplus 2015 compliance for large residential and commercial buildings.

New washing machines boost plant efficiency New washing machines boost plant efficiency

A major upturn in business has led to Concentric investing in three new cleaning machines.

Investment in the future helps firm move forward Investment in the future helps firm move forward

Ongoing investment in research and development (R&D) is enabling customers to stay ahead of legislative and commercial demands, delegates were told at an Armstrong Fluid Technology event.

Halliburton and Baker Hughes agree US$34.6bn deal

Halliburton Co is to acquire all the outstanding shares of Baker Hughes Inc in a stock and cash transaction valued at US$34.6 billion.

Taco partners with Italian pump maker Askoll

Taco Inc has entered into a strategic collaboration with Italian pump manufacturer Askoll to work together on circulator research and development and on other joint product and marketing initiatives.

GLV shareholders approve Pulp & Paper division sale

GLV Inc shareholders have approved the sale of its Pulp & Paper Division to 9027173 Canada Inc, a corporation owned by GLV president and CEO Richard Verreault, and executive chairman of the board Laurent Verreault.

GE opens US$500mn research facility in Brazil

General Electric (GE) has invested US$500 million in a new global technology centre in Brazil that will focus on developing advanced subsea oil and gas technology.

Flowserve to acquire SIHI Group

Flowserve Corp has made a binding €298 million offer to acquire the SIHI Group BV, a global provider of engineered vacuum and fluid pumps and related services, from TBG Europe NV.

Halliburton in talks to buy Baker Hughes

Baker Hughes Inc has confirmed that it is in preliminary discussions with Halliburton Co about a potential business combination.

Milton Roy plans to open service centre in the Middle East Milton Roy plans to open service centre in the Middle East

Milton Roy and Proserv Middle East have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to establish a service centre to cover Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Qatar.

Selwood secures pump framework deal with Severn Trent Water

Severn Trent Water has awarded a three-year sole supplier framework agreement to Selwood for the hire of surface and submersible pumps.

Motor Driven Systems Conference success Motor Driven Systems Conference success

MDS Rotherham UK heralded a great success

PIA call for nominations PIA call for nominations

The 2015 Pump Industry Awards is calling for nominations for companies and individuals who have made signficant contributions to the pump industry throughout the year.

SEK60mn power order for Alfa Laval in the Middle East

Alfa Laval is to supply a SEK60 million fuel oil treatment system, including pumps and separators, to a power plant in the Middle East.

Hardide Coatings installs third large reactor in UK Hardide Coatings installs third large reactor in UK

Hardide Coatings has increased its installed capacity by nearly 50% to cope with increased demand for its range of nanostructured tungsten carbide coatings.

ARO introduces new line of FDA-compliant diaphragm pumps ARO introduces new line of FDA-compliant diaphragm pumps

Ingersoll Rand has expanded its range of ARO smart solutions with the new SD line of FDA-compliant diaphragm pumps.

New Gardner Denver Nash pump offers improved efficiency and water savings New Gardner Denver Nash pump offers improved efficiency and water savings

Gardner Denver Nash’s new NASH 2BE5 series of liquid ring pumps are able to achieve vacuum levels down to 100 mbar abs and improved efficiency of up to 10%.

GE Oil & Gas to upgrade Lufkin foundry

GE Oil & Gas is investing US$60 million to expand and modernize its foundry operations in Lufkin, Texas, USA.

Grundfos opens branch office in Masdar City Grundfos opens branch office in Masdar City

Grundfos Gulf Distribution has set up a branch office in Masdar City in Abu Dhabi.

Weir to close five plants

Weir Group plc has announced plans to close five small manufacturing facilities in the USA, Australia and France next year and to consolidate a number of service centres.

Bornemann twin-screw pump at Pack Expo

ITT's Bornemann SLH-4G twin-screw pump receives EHEDG EL Aseptic certificate

TF Hudgins acquires Jamison Products

TF Hudgins Inc has acquired Jamison Products, a Houston-based provider of engineered pipeline and filtration products used in a range of gas and fluid handling applications.

Applied Industrial Technologies expands in West Texas with Ira Pump purchase

Applied Industrial Technologies has acquired Ira Pump & Supply Co Inc, a family-owned and operated distributor of oilfield pumps and supplies to the upstream oil & gas industry in West Texas, including the Permian Basin.

WEG introduces its open induction motors WEG introduces its open induction motors

WEG’s W40 motor can be specified with WPI or WPII levels of environmental protection.

KSB, SPX and distance learning: October’s top 3 news stories on www.WorldPumps.com

KSB’s Pump Operation Check service, ClydeUnion’s hydraulic submersible pump and details of a pump.ing distance learning study course were the most popular breaking stories on the World Pumps website last month.