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Alfa Laval secures SEK240mn Framo order in South Korea

Alfa Laval has won a SEK240 million order to supply Framo pumping systems to Samsung Heavy Industries in South Korea.

New Jacobs Texas yard to serve Permian Basin

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc has opened an office and central equipment yard in Odessa, Texas, USA.

Armstrong expands range Armstrong expands range

Armstrong unveils expanded range of three-speed circulators.

BBA Pumps releases Stage IV pump BBA Pumps releases Stage IV pump

BBA Pumps has released the Stage IV pump units in the power range 130 – 560kW.

Talis UK calculates cost of substandard water valves Talis UK calculates cost of substandard water valves

Talis UK launches training sessions to help water companies learn more about the risks of using poor copies of water valves.

OPW closes Liquip acquisition

Dover Corp’s OPW has completed its acquisition of Liquip International, an Australian manufacturer of bulk liquid handling and storage solutions, including fuel filtration and pumping systems, for the petroleum, aviation and chemical markets.

GEA to cut jobs and realign group

GEA Group AG is planning to axe around 1000 jobs over the next 2–3 years as the company targets annual cost savings of at least €100 million by the end of 2017 under its “Fit for 2020” project.

CECO Environmental introduce vertical turbine pump

Environmental Corp announced that its Met-Pro Global Pump Solutions subsidiary recently introduced the Fybroc Series 8500 All-FRP vertical turbine pump.

Xylem wins fish pass pump contract for Laos hydropower dam

Xylem Inc has secured a US$19.6 million contract to provide custom-made Flygt pumps for the Xayaburi run-of-river hydropower dam on the Mekong River in Laos.

Amarinth supplies energy-efficient water recirculation pumps to Masdar City

Amarinth is using the knowledge it has gained from its recent carbon reduction pump project to supply new water recirculation pumps for Masdar City in Abu Dhabi Dhabi.

WEG and Watt Drive at MSV International Engineering Fair 2014 WEG and Watt Drive at MSV International Engineering Fair 2014

WEG’s energy efficient drive technologies will be introduced to the Eastern European market by its subsidiary Watt Drive, and the company will be expanding its local sales structures.

Iwaki America and Hydraulic Institute in training agreement

The Hydraulic Institute has entered a Training Partner Agreement with Iwaki America to run high quality, training programs.

KSB valves for a power station of the future KSB valves for a power station of the future

KSB has successfully tested a high-performance gate valve at the Großkraftwerk Mannheim power plant.

Ebara delivers drainage pump trucks to the Philippines

Japan’s Ebara Corp has supplied eight pump trucks for emergency drainage to the Philippines.

New divisional structure for FLSmidth

FLSmidth will have a new organisational structure from 1 January 2015, with four divisions: Minerals, Cement, Customer Services and Product Companies.

NOV Mono launches solar-powered pump NOV Mono launches solar-powered pump

A solar powered submersible pumping system by NOV Mono offers a solution for pumping water on small-scale farms and rural lifestyle properties.

Lewa at Technopharm Lewa at Technopharm

Lewa will present a portfolio at this year's Technopharm in Nuremberg/Germany from September 30 to October 2

Tencarva Machinery invests in Nashville Tencarva Machinery invests in Nashville

Pump distributor Tencarva Machinery Co has broken ground on a new facility in Nashville, Tennessee, that will bring together its branch office and its Southern Sales division into one location.

Atlas Copco creates new pumps role

Atlas Copco has appointed Per Rehn as vice president for business development Pumps within its Portable Energy Division.

TVO awards Finnish nuclear pump replacement contract to Westinghouse

Westinghouse Electric Sweden is to replace the main circulation pumps at Teollisuuden Voima Oyj’s (TVO) Olkiluoto nuclear power plant, units 1 and 2, in Finland.

OneSubsea to set up subsea well intervention alliance with Helix and Schlumberger

OneSubsea, Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc and Schlumberger Ltd are forming an alliance to develop technologies and deliver services to optimise the cost and efficiency of subsea well intervention systems.

Verderflex for US mine Verderflex for US mine

Verderflex hose pump for copper sulphate dosing in US mine

Grundfos S-tube application story

Grundfos S-tube a tried and tested technology

Dover’s OPW to acquire Liquip refuelling equipment business

Dover Corp’s OPW has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Liquip International, an Australian manufacturer of bulk liquid handling and storage solutions, including fuel filtration and pumping systems, for the petroleum, aviation and chemical markets.

Hydraulic Institute 2014 Fall Meeting: Registration opens

Registration is now open for the Hydraulic Institute’s (HI) 2014 Fall Meeting which will take place 8–10 October 2014 in St Louis, Missouri.

Dover buys chemical injection pump manufacturer WellMark

Dover Corp’s Energy segment has acquired The WellMark Co, an Oklahoma-based manufacturer of valves, instrumentation and chemical injection pumps serving the oil and gas industry.

Wangen Pumpen establishes US distribution company Wangen Pumpen establishes US distribution company

Germany’s Wangen Pumpen has set up a sales and distribution company in Wood Dale, Illinois, USA.

Award for Kirloskar Brothers’ all-women Coimbatore plant Award for Kirloskar Brothers’ all-women Coimbatore plant

Kirloskar Brothers Ltd’s (KBL) all-women Coimbatore plant in India has won a Gold ASSOCHAM Innovation Excellence Award for its advancement in Science and Technology.

ITT adds pump testing and packaging facility to Seneca Falls campus

ITT Corp has opened a US$22 million advanced pump testing and packaging facility to its Seneca Falls manufacturing operations in New York state.

Franklin Electric acquires 70% stake in India’s Pluga Pumps

Franklin Electric Co Inc has bought a 70% interest in Pluga Pumps and Motors Private Ltd, based in Vadodara, India.

Hayward Tyler gets grant funding of up to £1mn confirmed

Hayward Tyler Group plc has received formal confirmation of grant funding of up to £1 million on the Civil Nuclear Sharing in Growth (CNSIG) programme with the Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (Nuclear AMRC).

Verderflex Dura in US water treatment plant Verderflex Dura in US water treatment plant

Verderflex Dura hose pump replaces troubled diaphragm metering pump.

KSB, ClydeUnion and Grundfos: July’s top 3 news stories on www.WorldPumps.com

A major KSB pump order in Vietnam, ClydeUnion's nuclear award and Grundfos's new Product Center were the most popular breaking stories on the World Pumps website last month.

Xylem assists floods relief

Xylem assists with relief effort following devastating floods in the Balkans