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Pump Industry news, May 2010

The Weir Group plc and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (MHI) are to jointly develop activities in the UK nuclear new build market under the WEIR-MHI brand.


The award was presented as part of the 2010 North American Positive Displacement Pumps Customer Value Enhancement of the Year Award.


The pan European company has chosen Verderflex industrial peristaltic pumps for use at one of its UK production facilities.


A three year warranty is available on all Honda GX series engines fitted to Aussie Pump products.


Wilo has introduced the Wilo-Star-Z NOVA, a circulation pump designed for consumer HVAC systems.


Reinhard Kurtz and Katrine Abraham discuss automotive industry and other surface treatment applications. They examine the issues and look at how to design


The Energy Recovery Inc division provides desalination components for the Global Defense Technology & Systems (GDTS) Tactical Water Purification System (TW


The pumps and mixers are expected to be delivered to a wastewater treatment plant in Buenos Aires, Argentina during the second half of 2010.


The dry-installed Chopper pump has been in continual service at Saeby Fish Processing Plant in Denmark.


The DiaCer is a wear-resistant diamond-coated ceramic composite material suitable for use in pump seals.


Met-Pro Corp is rebranding its pump group as Met-Pro Global Pump Solutions.


The cantilever pump has minimum maintenance costs, can run dry and without level controls and will immediately prime when liquid returns to the sump and co


Watson-Marlow has developed a Neat Dye version of its 520 peristaltic pump for the pulp and paper industry.


Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd and India’s Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) have jointly received an order for 18 pumps as part of a steam turb


Curtiss-Wright Flow Control - EMD and Westinghouse Electric Co LLC are continuing their successful testing of the world’s largest canned-motor reactor cool


Schaeffler (UK) Ltd has launched the FAG Wear Debris Monitor, a combined oil and vibration monitoring system, in the UK.


The diaghragms are moulded from Gylon, a proprietary modified PTFE, in sizes from DN8 to DN50 and are designed to provide extended life for valve applicati


Neptune, part of the Pump Solutions Group, has recently received ISO 9001:2008 certification.


The catalogue presents an overview of Asahi/America’s thermoplastic fluid handing product lines and capabilities for distributors, engineers and installers


The two page, full colour brochure from Moyno includes product features and user benefits, performance characteristics and typical applications.


The Secretary of the Royal Cabinet presented Ewald Green with his award during a ceremony at Landia’s headquarters in Lem, Jutland.


The valves can be used in a variety of pilot systems for many different applications, such as pressure reducing, pressure sustaining, pressure relief and f


Modern metering pumps are generally environmentally friendly and efficient. To ensure reliability and safety when handling hazardous media, hermetically-se


Grundfos Pumps has officially opened a fire pump test facility at the company’s production facility in Wahlstedt, Germany.


The 2010 Scottish Engineering Award has gone to ClydeUnion Pumps.


Smiths Group plc says that John Crane, its sealing business, continues to deliver operational and margin improvements as a result of its global restructuri


Colfax Corp is opening an East Coast Repair Centre in Norfolk, Virginia later this month.


The Metso Mining and Construction Technology business has inaugurated new office facilities in York, Pennsylvania, USA after a €10 million investment.


KSB AG has officially opened its new production and test facility for large power station pumps with drive ratings of up to 50MW at its Frankenthal site in


The new range of displacement measurement sensors use the recently-developed printed coil and permanent magnet technology.


The type series pumps are designed for a minimum of 20 years operation in a refinery under heavy-duty conditions for pressures of at least 40 bar.


The environmentally sealed, continuous monitor contains a photoionisation detector and integrated pump for rapid detection of volatile organic compounds (V


The PC 4000, a dedicated pump controller for pressure control applications using variable frequency drives (VFDs).


The Sump-Gard model SGK-2700 thermoplastic centrifugal pump handles flows to 4,500 lpm (1,200 gpm) at heads to 60 m (200 ft).


Under the approval of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the Hydraulic Institute (HI) is seeking individuals to review the draft of an updat


The sealless drum pump is designed for light to medium duty as an alternative to hand pumps, and includes a built-in hose and cord clip for storage conveni


The recent installation of a series of odour control system solutions at sites in the USA, Europe and Asia has brought the company to the 600 benchmark.


Aerodyne has introduced the GatorGate double dump valve for the transfer of chunky, fibrous, and abrasive material.


As equipment and machinery becomes more complex and automated, the need to have a properly structured and funded manintenance strategy is more important th


Flowserve Corp has won a US$10 million order for CALDER Dual Work Exchanger Energy Recovery (DWEER) units for the Sorek seawater desalination plant in Isra


The 20th annual Pumpology School was held in at Thompson corporate facilities in Florida, offering hands-on demonstrations and classroom training from indu


Sweden's Indutrade has acquired A-Vacuum Oy’s pump business.


Centrifugal pump manufacturer Amarinth has invested in new state-of-the-art assembly and test facilities in the UK to handle current orders and predicted g


The pump sets will be uses in the power station of a fertilizer factory producing urea and granular urea, located in the town of Ain Sukhna, Egypt.


Flotronic Pumps has developed the ‘Minichem’ pump, designed for the low-end aggressive chemical duty range market.


FLSmidth has won a €49.5 million contract to supply engineering services and equipment, including pumps, for the expansion of a copper mine in the Middle E


The Seymour-Capilano plant in Metro Vancouver is the result of a partnership between the Government of Canada, the Province of British Columbia and Metro V


Godwin Pumps has appointed Mick Trotter and Paul Marlow to sales and rental distribution development positions at the UK pump company.


Griswold Pump’s 811 Series ANSI centrifugal range is now available with a 17 in impeller, making it suitable for high capacity transfer within large storag


The new division expands ENER-G’s existing ground source heat pump operation; specialising in the design, installation and maintenance of heat pumps.


AxFlow Holding AB has formed a new subsidiary – AxFlow Systems BV – and acquired Hendriks Techniek Flevo BV based in Dronten, the Netherlands.


The SPX100D hose pump is designed for sludge applications.


The CF15 oil and fuel pump is designed to run quietly and require no maintenance for stand-by power installations and other large power generation set.


The NASH Vectra SX is a new range of small capacity liquid ring vacuum pumps and compressors.


The dual product control for application operations is the latest piece of functionality to be added to the year-round precision farming display.


Gerhard Rohlfing discusses the current state of conditioning examination in multiphase twin screw pump systems and how it can increase pump life. He also l


Pulsafeeder Inc has developed the PulsaPro 900, a hydraulic diaphragm process and metering pump designed for the oil and gas, chemical, and petrochemical m


Baker Hughes has installed Centrilift XP enhanced run life electrical submersible pumping (ESP) systems in two vertical subsea boosting stations located on


Hayward Tyler Global Services, a division of Hayward Tyler Ltd, has delivered essential power goods to the Kendal Power Station in South Africa, following


The Masosine MR and SPS series positive displacement pumps have been installed at the Kinnerton chocolate and confectionary plant in Norfolk, Uk.


Progressing cavity pump manufacturer NOV Mono will celebrate its 75th anniversary on 13 May 2010.


The multistage high-pressure pumps from KSB are designed for processes involving demanding pressure conditions such as in feeding filters or reverse osmosi


Kirloskar Brothers has acquired 90% shares in Braybar Pumps through its Wholly Owned Subsidiary company Kirloskar Brothers International BV in the Netherla


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