News for July 2016

News Archive

SPX FLOW offers safe transfer of hot liquids

The new CombiTherm Plus pump from SPX FLOW, allows safe and reliable transfer of hot fluids without the need for additional, external cooling systems.

Technip secures subsea contract for Australian offshore project

Technip has won a subsea contract from Woodside to support the development of the Greater Enfield Project offshore Western Australia, at a water depth of 340–850m.

Complete sell out for BPMA Anniversary Gala Dinner and Dance Complete sell out for BPMA Anniversary Gala Dinner and Dance

Tickets for the British Pump Manufacturers’ Association 75th Anniversary Gala Dinner and Dance have completely sold out

Weir chief executive to step down

Keith Cochrane, the chief executive of the Weir Group plc, is to step down at the end of September after seven years in the post.

Bürkert adds to shut-off valve range

Bürkert Fluid Control Systems, manufacturers of measuring and regulating systems for liquids and gases, has introduced two new types of electromotive process valves to its range of actuator components.

Schneider Electric switchgear increases protection

Schneider Electric, specialist in energy management and automation, has announced that Premset™, the company’s range of shielded solid insulated medium voltage switchgear for power distribution management, is available in the U.S.

KSB adds extension to ECOLINE GT 40

KSB has recently launched an extension to its ECOLINE GT 40 range of cast steel gate valves.

Landia aeration system at major UK airport

Landia has teamed up with H+E, a solutions provider for industrial process water and wastewater treatment, to provide an aeration system in a new wastewater treatment facility at a major UK airport.

URACA releases compact sewer cleaning pump

Thorough market research has resulted in the release of URACA’s sewer cleaning pump P3-15, which is designed for a maximum of 230 litres per minute at 250 bar discharge pressure.

Hayward Industries buys Spain’s Kripsol Group

Hayward Industries Inc has acquired Kripsol Group, a Spanish manufacturer of swimming pool equipment, industrial filtration, pumps, and fire suppression systems.

Wilo recognised for equal opportunities

Wilo SE has received the TOTAL E-QUALITY Award from Germany’s TOTAL E-QUALITY Association.

Evoqua wins waste-to-energy contract

Energy developer DCO Energy LLC has selected Evoqua Water Technologies to provide equipment and services for a new US$200 million 50 MW biomass/wood waste-to-energy cogeneration project for consumer products giant Procter & Gamble Co.

Fluidra invests €5mn in its Australian and South African businesses

Spanish water solutions company Fluidra has opened new facilities in Australia and South Africa, following a €5 million investment.

Oerlikon's vacuum business sale receives full regulatory approval

All regulatory approvals have now been secured for the sale of OC Oerlikon Corp AG’s Vacuum business to Atlas Copco and the closing is planned for 31 August 2016.

Eccles engineering firm begins £1m pipeworks project

Eccles-based engineering group, J Fletcher Engineers, has recently started work on a large new development in Manchester.

Eaton brings modular design to mobile valves

Eaton’s CLS sectional mobile valves offer modularity and versatility in the mobile equipment market.

Colfax to exhibit seawater pump and control system at SMM

Colfax Fluid Handling will present two advanced developments for marine applications at the Strategies for Maritime Security (SMM) exhibition from 6 – 9 September 2016 in Hamburg.

Patent granted for Wangen VarioTwin feeding system

Wangen has added the VarioTwin, a feeding system for its Twin hygienic pump, to its range of products.

New management appointments at Haskel as pump maker goes for global growth New management appointments at Haskel as pump maker goes for global growth

High pressure pump and valve specialist Haskel has made three new management appointments as it restructures its business in Sunderland, UK for international growth.

OneSubsea wins integrated EPC contract from Woodside

Schlumberger company OneSubsea has secured a US$300 million engineering, procurement and construction contract from Woodside Energy Ltd to supply a subsea production system and a dual multiphase boosting system for the Greater Enfield Project, offshore northwest Australia.

SPX Flow to provide safety pumps for EDF’s French nuclear plants SPX Flow to provide safety pumps for EDF’s French nuclear plants

SPX Flow has signed a contract with Électricité de France (EDF) to deliver safety pumps for the next phase of the French utility’s ongoing Fukushima response programme across its nuclear fleet in France.

Evoqua to supply boiler feedwater makeup system for Los Angeles biogas cogen plant

Energy developer DCO Energy LLC has selected Evoqua Water Technologies to supply equipment and services for a new biogas cogeneration project for LA Sanitation’s Hyperion Water Reclamation Plant in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Metso sells its Helsinki head office property

Metso Corp has sold its head office property in Helsinki, Finland, to Genesta’s Nordic property fund, for a debt-free price of €19.6 million.

Liberty Pumps launches wireless enabled products

Liberty Pumps, a manufacturer of sump, sewage and effluent pumps, based in upstate New York, has introduced NightEyeTM wireless enabled products.

JDA Global introduces low flow transfer pump

JDA GLOBAL LLC has launched the NPF07 quarter inch polypropylene pump.

KSB develops mechanical seal

German pump manufacturer, KSB has developed an easy-to-service, mechanical seal for waste water pumps.

Grundfos supplies pumping stations for China’s Jingxin Expressway

Ten prefabricated pumping stations from Grundfos are making fresh water available along China’s Jingxin Expressway.

Seychelle Water launches pump products

Seychelle Water Filtration Products has launched two new pumps and an inline filter.

Fhoton SolarPAK System launch

Franklin Electric has launched its solar water pumping system, the Fhoton™ SolarPAK System.

Gorman-Rupp CFO to retire

The Gorman-Rupp Co executive vice president and chief financial officer Wayne Knabel has decided to retire effective 31 March 2017.

National Oilwell Varco partners with GE Oil & Gas on FPSO solutions

National Oilwell Varco Inc (NOV) and GE Oil & Gas are to collaborate to provide integrated solutions for Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessels.

Sulzer to provide 28 pumping units for EDF

Sulzer has signed a contract with French electric utility company Electricité de France SA (EDF) to install new pumps in nuclear power plants to increase safety systems.

Addition to Lutz B2 Vario range

A PVDF version has been added to the B2 Vario range.

Xylem executives participate in Singapore International Water Week

Executives from Xylem Inc are taking part in key industry meetings and panel discussions on water management and innovative technology at Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) from 10–15 July 2016.

Atlas Copco expands compressor range

Atlas Copco is expanding its range of GA VSD+ compressors with a series of extra models that deliver efficiency in a space-saving upright format.

Low-cost remote monitoring system Low-cost remote monitoring system

Satellite-based monitoring system delivers immediate alerts of changes in conditions at pumps, wells and storage facilities located in remote areas.

EnviroGear G series offers versatility for high viscosity

EnviroGear Pumps has released the G Series models G1-82, G1-133 and G1-222 (3 in, 4 in and 6 in) metal sealed internal gear pumps.

Herc Rentals separates from Hertz car rental business

Herc Holdings Inc, the parent of equipment rental company Herc Rentals Inc, has completed its separation from the Hertz car rental business.

Amarinth secures bespoke pump package order from Hyundai Heavy Industries Amarinth secures bespoke pump package order from Hyundai Heavy Industries

Amarinth is to supply six high specification bespoke utility and fresh water pumps for the platform that Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) is building for ADMA-OPCO in the Nasr oil field, offshore Abu Dhabi.

Russian prime minister opens new Wilo plant in Moscow Russian prime minister opens new Wilo plant in Moscow

Dmitry Medvedev, the Russian prime minister, has officially opened Wilo’s new production plant in Moscow-Noginsk.

Weir chief operating officer to leave

Dean Jenkins, Weir Group plc’s chief operating officer, is stepping down from the board on 30 September 2016.

Eaton’s spin-on filters provide superior cleanliness levels for hydraulic systems

Power management company Eaton has launched its line of spin-on filters that protect pumps, valves, compressors and hydraulic systems from contamination as per ISO 2941, ISO 3723 and ISO 2942, and are designed to provide one of the highest cleanliness levels for hydraulic systems.

June's most popular news stories on

Xylem's new pump launch at IFAT, executive changes at Sulzer and Wärtsilä's acquisition of Weir American Hydro were the most popular news stories with visitors to the World Pumps website in June 2016.

Almatec launches new high-pressure pump series AHD/AHS Almatec launches new high-pressure pump series AHD/AHS

Almatec, a manufacturer of sanitary air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pumps, is pleased to announce the launch of its new high-pressure pump series AHD/AHS.