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Pump Industry news, February 2011

Edwards shortlisted for Pump Industry Awards

Edwards' new nEXT turbomolecular vacuum pump has been shortlisted in the ‘Technical Innovation of the Year’ category at the2011 Pump Industry Awards, spons

Energy Recovery introduces new line of desal pumps

Energy Recovery Inc (ERI), has launched its new Aqua line of high-pressure desalination pumps – the ERI AquaBold multi-stage reverse osmosis (RO) high-pres

The Netzsch Group's Pumps & Systems Business Unit has set up a subsidiary in South Africa and a sales office in the United Arab Emirates.

Flowtronex has launched a Sustainable Savings Program that enables golf course superintendents to maintain irrigation pump systems and update ageing infras

SPP Pumps says that its new SPP Energy Division can offer reductions in energy consumption and system running costs of more than 20%.

The Hydraulic Institute (HI) reports that the Pump Efficiency Prediction guidelines (HI 20.3-2010) are now available in a separate, self-contained publicat

John Crane says that is plans to showcase its range of turbomachinery solutions at the inaugural Middle East Turbomachinery Symposium (METS) exhibition in

Hydromashservice, the trading company of the HMS Group, has entered into an agreement with Azersu to manufacture and supply pumps for a pump station in Bak

To meet future pollution control regulations, ships will be obliged to switch from viscous high-sulphur heavy fuel oil to poorly lubricating thin distillat

Nowadays, condition monitoring is widely used as an essential tool for the efficient operation of a production plant. Here, H. Sedaghati Nasab, M. Massoumi

In response to widespread drought in Andhra Pradesh, the Indian government launched a project aimed at irrigating the dry agricultural land. Pumps were nee

Municipalities in the United States are searching for environmentally friendly, energy efficient solutions to water and sewage issues. With a large number

German seals specialist Freudenberg Simrit has developed a new range of diaphragms made of thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) that are abrasion-resistant and

Schneider Electric has developed what it calls a ‘Production Energy Optimization (PEO) solution’, an energy management and analysis tool for energy intensi

Kirloskar Brothers Ltd has erected and commissioned a Factory Mutual (FM) and Underwrites Laboratories (UL) listed fire hydrant system for the plate mill a

Cardo’s ABS is to supply eight VUP submersible propeller pumps for the Nhieu Loc Thi Nghe Canal Flood Control Project in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam under a

KSB AG will deliver 44 process pumps as well as various auxiliary systems and frequency inverters by April 2011 for a coal gasification plant in the east I

Thomas Rooney is the new chief executive officer (CEO) of Energy Recovery Inc (ERI), following the retirement of GG Pique.

Swiss sensor manufacturer Contelec has launched Vert-X 90E, a flat, heavy-duty non-contacting rotary sensor suitable for mobile applications.

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) regions have, collectively, the world’s largest supplies of oil and gas. However, other industries such as desalina

Packaged pumping systems offer ease of installation, single source responsibility and a streamlined manufacturing process. This articled iscusses the best

Pump specialist Colfax Corp has bought Rosscor Holding BV, a Dutch supplier of multiphase pumping technology (MPP) and related technologies for the global

Wilden has developed a new range of full stroke PTFE (Teflon) diaphragms for use on all of its air operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump lines.

GE Oil & Gas is acquiring John Wood Group plc’s Well Support division, including its electric submersible pump business, in a US$2.8 billion deal.

Thordon Bearings has launched a new website featuring new technical information, references, success stories and videos.

Alfa Laval has launched what it calls a virtual showroom in which customers can obtain 3D interactive previews of new products.

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the US Coast Guard (USCG) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to increase efforts to prevent a

Russian pump manufacturer HMS Hydraulic Machines & Systems Group plc has started trading on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker HMSG.

Some of the money recently confiscated from the Weir Group for breaching UN sanctions on Iraq will be spent on Iraqi water projects.

Mouvex plans to introduce its hygienic SLC Series of eccentric disc pumps at Interphex 2011.

Pump manufacturer Hayward Tyler Group Ltd secured £5.9 million worth of new orders in January.

A US specialist in enhanced oil recovery systems required pumps for a polymer injection facility in a Wyoming oilfield. Seal-less diaphragm pumps were sele

Vanton Pump and Equipment Corp has developed a new solar powered chemical dosing system featuring a non-metallic, peristaltic pump for corrosion-free trans

Lister Petter Ltd says its new technology will halve the cost of drilling for potable water.

Ruhrpumpen has redesigned its website.

Blue-White Industries has introduced the ProSeries Flex-Flo M3 and M4 peristaltic metering pumps, which incorporate a patented tube failure detection (TFD)

AODD specialist Wilden has developed a new website at www.wildenpump.com.

Alaaddin Aydin has been appointed sales director for Germany at Maag Group, the gear pump, screen changer and pelletizing system producer.

The Southern-African German Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the German-African Business Association will jointly host a pavilion at the Pumps, Valves

The German Federal Government supports the use of regenerative energy. Two prototype river turbines were installed in the river Rhine, near the German town

Submersible pump manufacturer Bedford Pumps Ltd has secured a major contract with Thames Water for the refurbishment of the inlet pumping station at Crossn

Wood Group says that it is evaluating the possible sale of its Well Support division.

The VDMA Pumps + Systems Association’s 10th Pump Users International Forum will take place in Düsseldorf, Germany from 27–28 September 2012.

Industrial plants frequently employ oversized pumps out of caution. Pressure losses, and consequently energy consumption, may thus be unnecessarily high. D

Almatec plans to showcase its BIOCOR and E-Series pumps in at INTERPHEX 2011.

JC Carter LLC, the cryogenic submerged motor pump company, is to design and manufacture 22 third generation pumps for the liquefied natural gas (LNG) term

PeopleFlo Manufacturing Inc is to spin off its EnviroGear pump line to Dover Corp’s Pump Solutions Group (PSG).

Neptune Chemical Pump Co Inc has sold its Waters Equipment division to Sentry Equipment Corp.

Gabelli & Co Inc’s 21st Annual Pump, Valve & Motor Symposium will be held on 17 February 2011 in New York.

Thompson Pump plans to showcase a priming system featuring OVT (oil-less vacuum technology) configured with the new John Deere IT4 (interim tier 4) engine

SJE-Rhombus has developed the VARIOspeed variable frequency drive (VFD) for constant pressure control applications.

Eric Lachambre is to head up the Sales and Marketing function at German pump manufacturer Wilo.

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