News for May 2014

News Archive

Verderflex hose pumps receives award Verderflex hose pumps receives award

Verderflex Dura 5 and Dura 7 hose pumps receives “Ringier Technology Innovation Award 2014”

Grundfos at SIWW

Grundfos to showcase optimised water solutions for water supply, water treatment and flood control at SIWW 2014

CPD industry conference in London

A free CPD industry conference is being held at London’s Institute of Directors on Wednesday 11 June and will showcase new European air source heat pump technology in the UK for the first time.

Alfa Laval at POWER-GEN Europe 2014

Alfa Laval will participate in POWER-GEN Europe 2014, a conference and exhibition for the international power and renewable industries, in Cologne, Germany, 3 - 5 June, 2014.

Colfax at the Global Petroleum Show

Colfax Fluid Handling will present flexible solutions for oil and gas pumping and rotating machinery applications at the Global Petroleum Show, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, June 10-12.

Bedford Pumps installs direct drive fish friendly pump variant Bedford Pumps installs direct drive fish friendly pump variant

Bedford Pumps has recently installed and a direct drive variant of its fish friendly pumps for Cam pumping station.

KSB launches latest generation of Magnochem mag-drive pumps KSB launches latest generation of Magnochem mag-drive pumps

April 2014 saw KSB launch the latest generation of its Magnochem mag-drive pumps.

SKF launches new condition monitoring sensor

New SKF wireless machine condition sensor provides condition monitoring for large plants, or in hazardous and hard to reach locations.

ANDRITZ launches sludge dewatering equipment ANDRITZ launches sludge dewatering equipment

ANDRITZ launches new sludge dewatering equipment for waste water treatment plants, industrial treatment plants, and food applications.

Edwards launches new range of vacuum pumps Edwards launches new range of vacuum pumps

Edwards launches new range of single stage oil sealed rotary vane vacuum pumps

Aris Chicles appointed president of ITT's Industrial Process business

ITT Corp executive vice president Aris Chicles has been named president of its Industrial Process business, following Bob Pagano's resignation.

Weir’s award-winning global framework agreement with Anglo American

The Weir Group’s strategic alliance with Anglo American has won the 2014 Procurement Leaders Awards’ External Collaboration Award.

KSB to provide water transport pumps for Canadian oil sands project KSB to provide water transport pumps for Canadian oil sands project

Canada’s KSB Pumps Inc is to supply large RDLO water transport pumps for Fort Hills Energy LP’s US$13.5 billion mega mineable oil sands project, located 90 km north of Fort McMurray, Alberta.

Alfa Laval seals Frank Mohn acquisition

Alfa Laval has completed the NOK13 billion acquisition of Norway’s Frank Mohn AS, following approval from competition authorities.

Pentair shareholders approve move to Ireland

Pentair Ltd shareholders have voted to approve changing the place of incorporation of the company from Switzerland to Ireland.

'Cost-effective' cloud-based monitoring system offered

SKF @ptitude Connect gives engineers easy access to a cost-effective cloud computing resource, claims the company, for condition monitoring software that will improve plant efficiency.

Grundfos extends MAGNA3 circulator range

Grundfos' extended MAGNA3 range offers an extra 25 models.

AESSEAL offers full ATEX products range AESSEAL offers full ATEX products range

AESSEAL now offers a full range of ATEX products and services

ABB updates low voltage electric motors guide ABB updates low voltage electric motors guide

ABB has published an updated version of its 128-page Motor Guide: the most requested electric motor publication from the company in the UK during the past decade.

Thompson Pump hosts 2014 Pumpology School Thompson Pump hosts 2014 Pumpology School

Thompson Pump held its 24th annual Pumpology School on April 23-25, at its corporate facilities in Port Orange, Florida, USA.

KSB launches Ixo-Pro KSB launches Ixo-Pro

KSB launches Ixo-Pro - a fully automatic submersible pump.

Hayward Tyler sees new orders increase 8%

Order intake across Hayward Tyler Group plc’s core markets has remained buoyant in the second half of its financial year ended 31 March 2014.

Pinnergy and Shalewater Solutions form JV to serve US shale sector

Pinnergy Ltd and Shalewater Solutions LLC have set up a joint venture to provide integrated water management solutions to support oil and gas operations in the US shale basins.

CRI Pumps opens new export facility in Tamil Nadu

India’s CRI Pumps has opened a new manufacturing unit in Perundurai, Tamil Nadu, to serve the export market.

American Industrial Partners acquires fracking pump manufacturer SERVA

Private equity firm American Industrial Partners (AIP) has bought SG Holdings I LLC (SERVA) from Wexford Capital LP.

WEMCO pumps now available throughout Europe WEMCO pumps now available throughout Europe

Weir Minerals has launched its range of WEMCO extra-heavy-duty vortex pumps across Europe.

Water fitting specialist reveals new butterfly valve Water fitting specialist reveals new butterfly valve

Talis UK produces the ERHARD ROCO Premium Butterfly Valve for smooth transportation of water.

KSB targets mining out in Africa

Global business reveals its plans for WAMPEX show in Accra later this month.

Mouvex to highlight product-recovery benefits at 2014 IFT annual meeting & food expo Mouvex to highlight product-recovery benefits at 2014 IFT annual meeting & food expo

Positive displacement pump manufacturer for the food-and-beverage industry, Mouvex, will be displaying various models of its eccentric disc pump technologies.

SPP Pumps to undertake energy assessment at Belfast pumping station

SPP Pumps has won an energy assessment services contract at the Sydenham Waste Water Pumping Station in Belfast for Northern Ireland Water.

Masdar selects four companies for energy-efficient desalination pilot

Masdar has awarded contracts to Abengoa, Degrémont, Sidem/Veolia and Trevi Systems to each construct a desalination plant as part of a pilot project in Abu Dhabi.

IFAT 2014 - Zenit Group IFAT 2014 - Zenit Group

Zenit was displaying its new range of electrical submersible pumps UNIQA with powers ranging from 4 to 355 kW and IE3 Premium Efficiency motors.

Pagano resigns from ITT to become CEO of Watts Water Technologies

Robert (Bob) Pagano, president of ITT Corp’s Industrial Process business, is leaving the company to become president and CEO of Watts Water Technologies Inc.

Edwards launches new products at SVC, Chicago, USA

Edwards launches a new range of single stage oil sealed rotary vane vacuum pumps at SVC, Chicago, USA.

Amarinth invests to meet increasing demand for pump spares Amarinth invests to meet increasing demand for pump spares

Centrifugal pump specialist Amarinth has expanded its customer service team at its headquarters in Rendlesham, Suffolk, UK to service a growing market for pump spares.

Eaton highlights connection and communication technology Eaton highlights connection and communication technology

Power management company Eaton demonstrates SmartWire-DT connection and communication technology.

IFAT 2014 - Colfax

Colfax Fluid Handling is presenting a new stator material specially developed for use in sewage treatment plants and for pumping abrasive wastewater.

IFAT 2014 - Xylem

Xylem launches new, modular, micro controllers for water and wastewater operations

Weir and MTU to jointly develop integrated power systems for fracking

Weir Oil & Gas is partnering with the Rolls-Royce Power Systems company MTU to develop power systems for hydraulic fracturing.

Chesterton introduces the 442C cartridge split mechanical seal Chesterton introduces the 442C cartridge split mechanical seal

The Chesterton 442C cartridge split seal aims to provide superior seal performance with the ease of installation of a cartridge split seal.

IFAT 2014 - Tsurumi

Tsurumi is presenting its new KTD pump, an agitator version of Tsurumi’s cast iron pump from its KTZ series will be released to the European market in August this year.

IFAT 2014 - Nov Mono

NOV Mono displays Chemineer fluid agitation equipment, following its acquisition of Robbins and Myers and its associated businesses in 2013.

Pneumatic technology for high-precision dosing Pneumatic technology for high-precision dosing

Bürkert presents a new pneumatic system as a compact solution for high precision requirements.

IFAT name will expand in Africa in 2015

Organisers to take its 'Environmental Technology Forum' to South Africa for first time.

IFAT 2014 - Xylem launches new Eco-lift retrievable aeration grid.

Xylem has launched a new retrievable aeration grid system offering improved aeration efficiency in wastewater treatment plants.

IFAT 2014 - Grundfos' optimised water solutions

Grundfos will be presenting new optimised water solutions for a range of water supply and wastewater applications.

Andritz C-Press sludge dewatering

The new Andritz C-Press for efficient sludge dewatering with high performance and low operating costs.

IFAT 2014 - new products from Radiodetection and Pearpoint

Radiodetection demonstrates precision marker locate products and ground penetrating radar system. Pearpoint shows upgraded inspection system.

World's first modular, stainless steel, IE4 geared motor World's first modular, stainless steel, IE4 geared motor

Bauer Gear Motor launches the world's first modular, stainless steel, IE4 geared motor.

Pump cost savings demonstration at IFAT

An IFAT Pump Model with integrated efficiency calculator demonstrates how costs can be saved with new pump technology.

Tapflo appoints New Zealand distributor

Sweden’s Tapflo Group has named HCD Flow Technology as its distributor in New Zealand.

DESMI celebrates 180th anniversary DESMI celebrates 180th anniversary

2014 marks the 180th anniversary of Danish pump maker DESMI.

Ebara establishes pump sales and service company in the Middle East

Japan’s Ebara Corp has set up Ebara Pumps Middle East FZE (EPMEF) in the United Arab Emirates to sell standard and customised pumps and provide related services and support.

Certified NEMA motor modifications now available from ABB EU Stock Certified NEMA motor modifications now available from ABB EU Stock

Modifications to NEMA motors certified to CSA standards can now be undertaken by ABB at its European logistics centre in Germany for distribution across Europe.

Aker Solutions to split into two companies

Aker Solutions has unveiled a plan to split into two companies, with both listed on the Oslo stock exchange.

April’s Top 3 Working With Water Research Trends

The following Research Trends were the most popular with visitors to the Working With Water website during April 2014.

Single stage oil sealed rotary vane vacuum pumps unveiled Single stage oil sealed rotary vane vacuum pumps unveiled

Edwards launches new range at Chicago's SVC conference.

Weir, KSB and Grundfos: April's top 3 news stories on WorldPumps.com

Weir's interest in Metso, a major pump order from Saudi Arabia, and news on Grundfos' new boss arriving from Lego were the most popular breaking stories on World Pumps' website last month.

Miniature solenoid pumps for low volume applications

Miniature solenoid operated piston pumps for low volume pumping applications