News Archive

ASCOM and ProLabNL acquisitions strengthen Sulzer’s separation business

Sulzer is acquiring Advanced Separation Co (ASCOM) BV, a provider of oil, water and gas separation equipment, and ProLabNL BV, an independent test company.

2015 Pump Industry Awards announced

The 12th Pump Industry Awards will take place at the Chesford Grange Hotel in Kenilworth, on Thursday 19 March 2015.

Bentley water distribution software updates

Bentley Systems has released the latest versions of its information modeling software for the analysis and design of water distribution systems.

Grundfos appoints new MD for Asia Pacific region

Grundfos has named Okay Barutçu as its new regional managing director for the Asia Pacific.

Apollo Goessnitz supplies pumps to Siemens for German power plant

HMS Group subsidiary Apollo Goessnitz GmbH has delivered pumping equipment to the Lausward gas- and steam turbine power plant that Siemens is currently building in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Suez Environnement signs US wastewater contract worth US$1.2bn

Suez Environnement subsidiary United Water has entered into a US$1.2 billion, 20-year agreement to operate, manage and maintain Nassau County’s wastewater treatment plants, pumping stations and sewers in New York State.

Hidrostal acquires full ownership of Bedford Pumps

Switzerland’s Hidrostal Holding AG has increased its shareholding in Bedford Pumps Ltd to 100% of the business.

Wilo hires 24 new apprentices Wilo hires 24 new apprentices

Twenty four new apprentices have joined German pump manufacturer Wilo SE.

Blackmer extends XLW Series sliding vane pump line Blackmer extends XLW Series sliding vane pump line

Blackmer have released the XLW4A sliding vane pump.

BJM pumps to exhibit at WEFTEC 2014

Submersible pump supplier BJM will exhibit at this year's WEFTEC, 29 September - 1 October in New Orleans, US.

Hughes Pumps helps to improve Sri Lankan oil refinery’s efficiency Hughes Pumps helps to improve Sri Lankan oil refinery’s efficiency

Hughes Pumps Ltd has recently delivered two high-pressure water-jetting systems to the Ceylon Petroleum Corp (CEYPETCO) for use at its refinery in Sapugaskanda, Sri Lanka.

Caprari launches iPumpMobile App Caprari launches iPumpMobile App

Caprari has launched its own mobile application.

Tapflo Group expands distribution network

Swedish pump manufacturer Tapflo Group has appointed Excellent Engineering Equipment Inc in San Juan, Puerto Rico as its authorised distributor for the East Caribbean region of Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic.

Chesterton introduces Seal Support System Range EMEA market

Chesterton expands its Mechanical Seal Support System portfolio by adding a new range of API Plan 52 and API Plan53 systems to their EMEA mechanical seal program.

Atlas Copco appoints new president for Construction Technique business area

Atlas Copco has named Andrew Walker as the president of its Construction Technique business area and a member of group management, from 15 September 2014.

Moyno make cavity pumps available worldwide Moyno make cavity pumps available worldwide

Universal parts for progressing cavity pumps are now available worldwide.

Aker Solutions, Baker Hughes secure subsea alliance approval

Aker Solutions and Baker Hughes Inc have received the necessary regulatory approvals for their planned Subsea Production Alliance.

RMI's high pressure pump stations for Chinese mines RMI's high pressure pump stations for Chinese mines

RMI has launched a range of high pressure pump stations to power roof support systems in mines.

Hydraulic Institute executive director to retire next year Hydraulic Institute executive director to retire next year

The Hydraulic Institute’s long-serving executive director Bob Asdal is planning to retire effective 30 June 2015.

EBARA's Cambodia seminars EBARA's Cambodia seminars

EBARA holds seminars for main water suppliers in Cambodia.

Kirloskar Brothers signs MoU with Peru’s national water authority ANA

India’s Kirloskar Brothers Ltd (KBL) is to partner with Peru’s National Water Authority (Autoridad Nacional del Agua – ANA).

Verderflex Dura 55 Industrial hose pump Verderflex Dura 55 Industrial hose pump

New Verderflex Dura 55 industrial hose pump for medium flow applications.

Neptuno Pumps reaches award finals

Neptuno Pumps selected finalist at the 2014 Energy Awards (UK).

Sørensen to leave Grundfos Sørensen to leave Grundfos

Grundfos Group executive vice president Søren Ø Sørensen is to leave the Danish pump manufacturer at the end of this year, after almost 26 years with the company.

Morrison Pump to provide axial flow pumps for Everglades restoration project

Morrison Pump Co is to supply eight high capacity axial flow pumps for the US Army Corps of Engineers Picayune Strand Restoration Project in Florida.

Kirloskar Brothers, Dutch pumps and Xylem: August’s top 3 news stories on

Kirloskar’s award-winning all-women plant, how Dutch pumps removed UK floodwater and Xylem's new cavitation report were the most popular breaking stories on the World Pumps website last month.

Inpro/Seal's new mini66 provides bearing protection

Inpro/Seal announces the new bearing isolator, the mini66.

FLUX introduces VISCOFLUX mobile FLUX introduces VISCOFLUX mobile

VISCOFLUX mobile transfers high-viscosity materials from lidded container drums.