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Pump Industry news, December 2014

Commissioning of Biwater desalination plant in British Virgin Islands

Seawater desalination plant commissioning is a key milestone for Island Nation ahead of the New Year.


Sulzer has delivered its 1000th pump to Enbridge Pipelines Inc.


Global water technology company Xylem has won a top award in Sweden.


A new range of hollow rotary disk pumps designed to operate at low speeds and handle more challenging liquids such as those with suspended solids or higher


Atlas Copco has introduced a new range of vacuum products designed to support the needs of customers across a range of markets and applications.


Millions of gallons of water will be saved by farmers using a new remote monitoring system for irrigation pumps.


Swedish firm SKF has introduced a hose connection control to monitor lubrication lines on construction machines.


Sulzer is to deliver six large API 610 barrel casing pump sets next year to INPEX Australia for the critical liquids removal system of the Ichthys liquefie


NOV Mono has designed and manufactured its largest ever W Range progressing cavity pumps.


Panama Ministry of Health has selected Suez Environnement subsidiary Degremont to maintain and operate the wastewater collection systems, pumping stations


Caprari wins Innovation Showcase award at Bologna's ACCADUEO 2014


A new pump controller has been launched by Armstrong Fluid Technology.


Danish pump maker Grundfos has been awarded a S$1.4 million grant by the Singapore Environment and Water Industry Programme Office to develop a novel waste


Michael Caliel will join Layne Christensen Co as president and CEO from 2 January 2015.


A system has been designed to cut maintenance costs in the fracking industry.


A range of stainless steel pressure sensors that provide fast response times of less than 0.5 milliseconds have been launched on the market.


A new pressure regulating valve that eliminates the need for elastomers has been launched.


A new range of hygienic internal gear pumps aimed at the food, brewing and pharmaceutical industries has been introduced by Viking Pump.


SKF plans to merge its two industrial business areas, Strategic Industries and Regional Sales and Service into its new Industrial Market business.


Motor manufacturer Marathon Electric has improved its range of products designed for hygienic applications.


Sweden’s Indutrade is acquiring Flowtec Industrietechnik GmbH, an Austrian flow technology sales company.


NOV Mono has secured a major new order for its InviziQ pressure sewer systems (PSS) from Australian utility Flow Systems.


Torishima is to supply the main cooling water pumps for Eren Enerji’s 2x660 MW Zetes III thermal power plant in the Zonguldak region of Turkey.


A new robust and space saving frequency inverter has been launched by WEG.


Sealing specialist AW Chesterton Co has acquired Spångs ProcessTeknik AB, a Swedish provider of rotating equipment upgrades and refurbishment services.


A new submersible, explosion-proof pump series has been launched.


KETO Pumps has acquired three pump businesses in North America, expanding its pump supply and service offering for the mining and associated industries.


Advanced Design Technology (ADT) Ltd hosted its first TURBOdesign Suite User Group Meeting in Central London in November.


Flowserve's acquisition of SIHI, SPX's plan to spin off its flow business and the closure of five Weir plants were the most popular breaking stories on the


GLV Inc has completed the sale of its Pulp & Paper Division to 9027173 Canada Inc, a corporation owned by Richard and Laurent Verreault, for C$67 million.

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The two orders are worth SEK175 million.


The new water management solutions location in St Louis, Missouri will be managed by Greg Pritchett.


New technology has less hardware and offers early detection of faults to avoid pump damage and explosion protection.


The system consists of eight large seawater circulation pumps.


Long-term planning is beneficial; project managers and policy-makers need to think more strategically about how to operate and maintain these systems.

What’s coming up…
Nov ’18


Nov ’18

Trade fair for production processes in the beverage industry.

Nov ’18

International energy trade fair.

Nov ’18

International integrated water cycle show

Nov ’18

Power & Water in the MENA region