News for June 2014

News Archive

Peristaltic pumping in dairy CIP system Peristaltic pumping in dairy CIP system

Verderflex Economy EV3000 pump for highly viscous & chemically corrosive medium.

United Rentals launches online training centre

United Rentals Inc's new United Academy online training centre is a hub for safety training and operator certification.

Ebara provides pumps for new Kuala Lumpur Airport terminal

Ebara Pumps Malaysia Sdn Bhd has supplied pumps for air conditioning, water supply and discharge systems to the recently opened Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA2), a new terminal for low-cost carriers.

SPX partners with PeopleFlo

SPX Corp has signed a technical and commercial agreement with manufacturing innovation design firm PeopleFlo Manufacturing Inc.

Xylem set to expand rental bank of high head Godwin pumps

Xylem is expanding its bank of Godwin brand high head dewatering pumps to cater for increased rental.

New ADEPT selection software from Armstrong New ADEPT selection software from Armstrong

Armstrong Fluid Technology debuts new ADEPT pump selection software at Energy and Environment Expo.

Electric supply pump for high pressure applications from Graco

Graco's new electric supply pump for high pressure applications delivers energy efficiency and consistency.

Xylem’s Godwin Field Smart Technology available outside the US for first time

Xylem to demonstrate its Godwin Primeguard Controller with Field Smart Technology via live satellite link at UK's Hillhead show.

Atlas Copco Portable Energy expands its dewatering pump solutions portfolio Atlas Copco Portable Energy expands its dewatering pump solutions portfolio

Atlas Copco expands its dewatering solutions with the introduction of a new range of diesel-driven portable pumps.

Wanner launches dosing performance pumps Wanner launches dosing performance pumps

Wanner International has introduced two new Hydra-Cell dosing performance pump ranges with mechanical flow rate adjustment.

Mouvex showcases Product Recovery Demo Unit at Innovation Food exhibition Mouvex showcases Product Recovery Demo Unit at Innovation Food exhibition

Mouvex displayed its Product Recovery Demo Unit at the Innovation Food trade fair in Germany this month to demonstrate the recovery rates and cost savings possible using its SLS eccentric disc pumps.

BBA Pumps bolt on pump package BBA Pumps bolt on pump package

BBA Pumps has introduced bolt on pump package for offshore applications

The wrong way to run pumps The wrong way to run pumps

Landia’s Paul Davies says: “Mass-produced, bog-standard propeller mixers don’t last very long at all in Anaerobic Digestion (AD) environments”.

New SKF shaft alignment tool

SKF introduces the new shaft alignment tool TKSA 11, which features inductive proximity sensors and a mobile app.

Air source heat pumps industry conference

New heat pump technology highlighted at facilities industry conference.

APEX hose pumps designed for difficult fluids APEX hose pumps designed for difficult fluids

Bredel APEX hose pumps are designed for handling difficult fluids, offering low maintenance requirements and reduced operating costs.

Strong credit ratings for Weir

The Weir Group plc has been rated BBB+ (stable) by Standard & Poor’s and Baa1 (stable) by Moody’s.

Torishima pumps selected for Saskatoon power station

Torishima Pump has been contracted to supply boiler feed and condensate can pumps for the Queen Elizabeth Combined Cycle Repowering Project in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

SKF bearings help London’s Lee Tunnel redirect millions of gallons of water

SKF is supplying a range of bearings to GIW Industries for the company’s 54-tonne pumps that will help protect London from sewage overflow from the River Thames.

Xylem to provide Flygt pump technology for Europe's largest wastewater treatment plant

Xylem Inc’s Flygt brand submersible pumps and monitoring and control technology will be used to upgrade Europe’s largest wastewater treatment plant located near Paris, France.

Sulzer adds Grayson Armature to Rotating Equipment Services division

Sulzer is buying Houston, Texas-based electromechanical service provider Grayson Armature.

Pulsar’s Flow Pulse in award win Pulsar’s Flow Pulse in award win

Pulsar’s Flow Pulse saves Dwr Cymru Welsh Water £1.5 million and wins national award

New KSB heat transfer fluid pump New KSB heat transfer fluid pump

KSB's new heat transfer fluid pump has in-line design

VDMA International Rotating Equipment Conference 2016

The 2016 VDMA International Rotating Equipment Conference - Pumps and Compressors will be held in Düsseldorf

FREE DOWNLOAD: Complete guide for the correct selection of pumps in the UNIQA range FREE DOWNLOAD: Complete guide for the correct selection of pumps in the UNIQA range

This technical manual discusses the basic technical concepts applicable to all pumps, as well as those which apply specifically to The Zenit Group's UNIQA pumps range.

Ruhrpumpen supplies water injection package for North Sea offshore production vessel Ruhrpumpen supplies water injection package for North Sea offshore production vessel

Centrifugal pump manufacturer Ruhrpumpen recently supplied a water injection package for the Sevan Voyageur floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel currently operating in the North Sea.

Caprari K-KOMPACT series Caprari K-KOMPACT series

Caprari K-KOMPACT series has the hydraulic fit for wastewater pumping, activated by high efficiency surface electric motors.

Neptuno Pumps wins US award

Neptuno Pumps wins the 2014 manufacturing leadership awards (USA).

Carlyle Johnson to launch non-contact seal

Carlyle Johnson Machine Co. is to launch an exclusive non-contact seal for vertical shafts

Goulds Pumps expands magnetic drive portfolio Goulds Pumps expands magnetic drive portfolio

ITT Goulds Pumps manufacturer adds four new sizes to EZMAG line for customised solutions.

Grundfos introduces lightweight ultrafiltration booster module Grundfos introduces lightweight ultrafiltration booster module

Water giant Grundfos has launched a new range of lighter weight ultrafiltration booster modules in the US, at the AWWA show.

Hitachi partners with Veolia on overseas water infrastructure projects

Hitachi Ltd and Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies SA are to cooperate on water infrastructure projects, mainly in emerging countries.

Apollo Goessnitz to produce pumps for Germany’s Koeln Niehl power project

HMS Group’s Apollo Goessnitz GmbH has signed a contract with Alstom Power to manufacture and deliver pumping equipment for the Koeln Niel 3 power plant construction project in Cologne, Germany.

Wärtsilä to supply ballast water management systems and pumps for offshore floatel

A new semi-submersible accommodation and construction vessel (floatel) being built for Sweden’s Floatel International AB will feature two Wärtsilä AQUARIUS UV ballast water management systems (BWMS) and a series of Wärtsilä engine room pumps.

FTS International enters Chinese market with 15-year Sinopec JV

North American well completion service company FTS International (FTSI) has entered into a 15-year joint venture agreement with the Sinopec Group that will serve China’s onshore pressure pumping industry.

Metso signs €500mn revolving credit facility

Metso Corp has agreed a new €500 million multi-currency revolving credit facility with a syndicate of 10 relationship banks.

NOV Mono's progressing cavity pumps for UK wastewater treatment works NOV Mono's progressing cavity pumps for UK wastewater treatment works

NOV Mono has provided ten progressing cavity pumps which are installed at the heart of a new wastewater treatment works in Sussex, UK.

KSB electric motors save 3 million kWh KSB electric motors save 3 million kWh

Massive savings IE4 motors to be had compared with today’s most commonly used IE2 asynchronous motors.

New back pressure relief regulator from Cashco New back pressure relief regulator from Cashco

Cashco offers new high-flow/high-sensitivity back pressure relief regulator.

Landia chopper pump at US wastewater treatment plant Landia chopper pump at US wastewater treatment plant

Recirculating chopper pump from Landia ensures grease and scum are continuously churned up.

Armacell launches contractor rewards Armacell launches contractor rewards

Armacell has announced the launch of an exclusive rewards scheme open to thermal insulation contractors.

Torishima secures 3-year pump contract from Hong Kong government

Torishima (Hong Kong) Ltd (THK) has received a term contract from Hong Kong’s Drainage Services Department (DSD) to undertake inspection, overhaul and testing at a number of the region’s sewage pumping stations.

Acquisition expands Patterson-UTI Energy’s pressure pumping operations

A Patterson-UTI Energy Inc subsidiary has entered into an agreement to acquire the East Texas-based pressure pumping operations of a privately held company.

Franklin Electric buys Brazilian pump company

Franklin Electric Co Inc has acquired Brazilian submersible groundwater pumping equipment manufacturer Bombas Leão SA.

New bypass function for WEG frequency inverter New bypass function for WEG frequency inverter

WEG‘s CFW701 frequency inverter now has bypass capability for higher system availability in demanding HVAC applications.

AxFlow's Aturia SDTM pump range AxFlow's Aturia SDTM pump range

Magnetic drive pump offers containment for liquefied gases.

KSB plans launch of hot water recirculation pumps KSB plans launch of hot water recirculation pumps

Early in June 2014, KSB will launch a new generation of hot water recirculation pumps without external cooling for large industrial heating systems.

KSB invests in French valve production capacity KSB invests in French valve production capacity

The KSB Group is investing €12 million in its La Roche-Chalais factory in the west of France to strengthen and extend the company’s position in the global cryogenic valve market.

Rovatti's latest multistage electric pumps Rovatti's latest multistage electric pumps

Rovatti Pompe presents the latest generation of horizontal and vertical multistage electric pumps in micro-casted stainless steel MEKX80-70 series.

New dosing pumps from NOV Mono New dosing pumps from NOV Mono

Nov Mono provides a new pumping solution for dosing/metering applications.

Grundfos supports the green growth of smart nations

Singapore and Danish environment ministries agree to deepen environmental and water relations between the two countries.

WEG at World Petroleum Congress 2014 WEG at World Petroleum Congress 2014

WEG exhibits at World Petroleum Congress 2014 for the first time.

seepex supplies Smart Conveying Technology to United Utilities seepex supplies Smart Conveying Technology to United Utilities

seepex has supplied eight pumps fitted with Smart Conveying Technology to United Utilities as part of continuous cost saving initiatives.

Verder launches Verderair Hi-Clean range of AODD pumps Verder launches Verderair Hi-Clean range of AODD pumps

Verder has introduced the Verderair Hi-Clean range of air operated double diaphragm pumps

Grundfos partners with Singapore’s PUB on water technologies and solutions Grundfos partners with Singapore’s PUB on water technologies and solutions

Danish pump manufacturer Grundfos and PUB, Singapore’s national water agency, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly collaborate on the development of water technologies and solutions.

Gorman-Rupp subsidiary buys Bayou City Pump

The Gorman-Rupp Co’s wholly-owned subsidiary National Pump Co (NPC) has acquired Houston, Texas-headquartered Bayou City Pump Inc (BCP).

New metering pump from Milton Roy

Milton Roy unveils new metering pump during Offshore Technology Conference

Ebara, Weir and KSB: May’s top 3 news stories on WorldPumps.com

Ebara’s new company in Dubai, an award-winning Weir global framework agreement and KSB pumps heading to a Canadian oil sands project were the most popular breaking stories on the World Pumps website last month.

Cat Pumps' 5CP4120 positive displacement triplex plunger pumps Cat Pumps' 5CP4120 positive displacement triplex plunger pumps

Cat Pumps' new version of its 5CP positive displacement triplex plunger pumps meets demands for higher pressures in the heavy-duty high-end pressure washer market.

Axial-flow propeller pumps from Grundfos

Grundfos unveils a complete range of axial-flow propeller pumps with the Turbulence Optimiser.

Flowrox to launch new slurry knife gate valve Flowrox to launch new slurry knife gate valve

Finnish pump and valve supplier Flowrox will be launching a brand new slurry knife gate valve this autumn to replace earlier Flowrox LKW-series.

Sulzer launches ready-fitted mechanical seals Sulzer launches ready-fitted mechanical seals

Sulzer now provides in-house designed and manufactured seals for its process pumps.

KSB equips museum cargo ship KSB equips museum cargo ship

World's largest seaworthy museum cargo ship has KSB pumps

Weir walks away from Metso bid after revised proposal is rejected

Metso Corp’s board of directors has rejected a revised acquisition proposal from The Weir Group plc.