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Pump Industry news, April 2012

KSB supplies wastewater pumps for London tunnel

German pump manufacturer KSB AG is to supply four 52-tonne wastewater pumps for Thames Water’s new Lee Tunnel which is currently under construction in Lond

Mark D’Agostino is the new president and CEO of Wilo USA LLC.

Grundfos has officially opened a new business development competence centre in Illinois to serve the North American municipal wastewater market.

Energy recovery device and pump manufacturer Energy Recovery Inc has acquired over one million of its shares on the open market as part of the stock repurc

Wartsila Hamworthy has supplied a firewater pump system to BP Australia for its Bulwer Island refinery in Queensland, in a custom-built engineering project

Flood control is once again a central theme of IFAT, with one of the event’s core sections featuring pumps, fittings and other products, systems and servic

KSB has developed the Triodis valve series, designed for handling fluids with temperatures ranging from -250 to +200°C, depending on their properties, and

ITT Goulds Pumps‘ XHD extra heavy duty lined slurry pump has won the Technical Innovation prize at the Pump Industry Awards, presented by the British Pump

HCP Pump has developed a new portable dewatering and slurry dewatering range designed for tough applications.

Colfax Corp board member Steve Simms has been named chief executive officer (CEO) of the company.

Aker Solutions is investing NOK500 million in its subsea business, doubling the capacity of its manufacturing plants in Norway and Malaysia and adding a ne

DXP Enterprises Inc has acquired three pump distributors: Pump & Power Equipment Inc, Aledco Inc and Force Engineered Products Inc.

Met-Pro Corp’s Global Pump Solutions business unit has received a US$6.0 million order to supply 407 Fybroc brand pumps for a very large-scale ocean kingdo

Curtiss-Wright Corp, Westinghouse Electric Co LLC and China’s State Nuclear Power and Technology Corp (SNPTC) have announced the successful completion of t

Fluid Dynamics, a division of Neptune Chemical Pump Co, will be exhibiting its dynaBLEND liquid polymer activation/dilution/feed systems at the American Wa

Blackhawk Technology Co has developed three new pneumatic pumps.

Xylem Inc has launched a new mobile app for its online ‘Xylect’ product selection tool.

IFAT Ensorga, which takes place from 7-11 May in Munich, Germany, will host a congress forum called Mega Cities – Mega Chances, where a number of industry

Alfa Laval has won a SEK50 million order to supply fresh water generators for an oil platform in the North Sea later this year.

Ebara Corp has received Intel Corp’s Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award for the company’s performance in 2011.

The organisers of the Pump Industry Awards, which took place in Solihull, UK, on 22nd March, have published some of the winner and finalist responses.

HMS Group subsidiary Hydromashservice has signed a contract with Russia’s Atomenergoproekt to provide pumping units for the Leningrad nuclear power plant (

Metso is to provide mineral processing equipment, including various sized slurry pumps, for a greenfield iron ore beneficiation plant that the Abhijeet Gro

Water and waterwater show IFAT ENTSORGA, which takes place from 7 to 11 May 2012 in Munich, Germany, will focus on geothermal energy in its events programm

Neptune Chemical Pump will be exhibiting its complete line of diaphragm metering pumps at the American Water Works Association Annual Conference & Expositi

Tsurumi will be exhibiting a range of its pumps at IFAT 2012,which takes place in Munich, Germany between 7-11 May.

Moyno has developed the 2000 Model WA and WB pumps in a compact, close-coupled configuration.

The world market for valves used by industry will be worth almost US$65.5 billion in 2017, up US$10 billion on current levels.

The new Weir Minerals sales and service centre in Nederweert, the Netherlands, has just supplied €750 000 worth of slurry pumps and spare parts to internat

AxFlow recently replaced ageing water-booster pumps at the Royal Ballet School’s Floral Street campus in central London, in just nine hours.

Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co has bought National Specialty Alloys LLC, a specialty alloy processor and supplier of stainless steel and nickel alloy to the

Pump hire specialist Sykes Pumps has introduced a new energy efficient, 6 inch pump unit which houses a Lister engine running on 100% bio-diesel (B100).

Vacon has made some important improvements to its NXP range of HVAC variable speed drive drives, the company reports.

Derek Jackson, founder & chairman of Hidrostal Ltd, has won the Pump Industry Awards’ Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his outstanding and ongo

Xylem has launched a novel marketing campaign to promote its range of Flygt Ready dewatering pumps.

Xylem engineer Stefan Abelin has been honoured by the Hydraulic Institute for his contribution to the creation of a new ANSI/Hydraulic Institute (HI) stan

The world market for pumps used by industry, municipalities and for irrigation will be worth US$45 billion in 2017, up US$7 billion on current annual sales

In the first two months of 2012, the KSB Group has seen an 18.3% increase in order intake and a 9.8% rise in sales revenue.

Registration and housing are now open for WEFTEC 2012, the Water Environment Federation’s 85th annual technical exhibition and conference that takes place

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