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Chemicals & Abrasives CHANGE CATEGORY

Chemicals & Abrasives features, January 2009

Despite the tight credit markets and challenging global economy, 2008 saw further consolidation within the pump sector. Listed below are the transactions t

Process Industry: Automation and communication

Comprehensive and interrelated communication between the field units and a central control station is indispensable in the modern process industry. This is


Positive displacement pumps are still the preferred choice for metering highly corrosive and caustic chemicals. However, when it comes to reducing life-cyc


In the pumping industry, contractors often meet with difficult operating conditions, such as tunnelling deep underground or particularly abrasive pumping m


One of the things that often are crucial at a construction work site is the dewatering issue. Groundwater from surroundings as well as rain can flood the


The largest civil engineering project in Ireland entailed building a road tunnel under a roaring tidal river. The massive components had to be prepared in


A food processing plant wanted to find a way to meet odour control regulations without breaking the bank. A range of progressing cavity pumps from Mono m


The pumping station at a European holiday park was old and in need of replacement. To transfer the site's wastewater and effluent effectively, the park dec


A biogas plant required a solution to keep its digestion process working efficiently, ensuring that food waste was reduced down to comply with regulations


Large buildings are prone to enormous variations in their water use. Any new system would need to match these variations using the least amount of energy.


When a Croatian hotel needed a wastewater treatment plant installed on site, but had no existing connection to the municipal sewer tunnel system, a bespo


When a Croatian hotel needed a wastewater treatment plant installed on site, but had no existing connection to the municipal sewer tunnel system, a bespo


One of the more challenging applications for a pump is the hazardous conditions on an oil rig out at sea. A European oil and gas equipment manufacturer ens


Multiphase boosting is widely accepted by major oil companies. When a large-scale oil project in Algeria prioritized high reliability and safety of the who


At a European sewage treatment works, operations relied on the efficiency and productivity of the re-circulating scrubber liquor pumps that control odour.


A deteriorating water supply system on Toas Island in Venezuela made it necessary to install a large reverse osmosis desalination system, designed by the


At the smelter of a platinum group metals producer in South Africa, a new pump was required to transfer highly abrasive materials and keep the slurry in mo


Mining salt often leaves caverns that have to be filled to stabilize them once extracted. One method is to fill these caverns with tailings produced durin


At the Shanghai Chemical Industrial Park, China, a new waste incinerator system was designed to decontaminate and neutralize solids, liquids, gases, and sl


A private health club in the UK wanted the best bathing water for its 8,000 customers. A combination of new filters and Grundfos-Alldos dosing pumps and co


Various wastewater treatment processes require the controlled dosing of chemicals into the process stream either to assist the treatment or to remove undes


Rainwater leachate from metal and chemical industrial process waste is extremely dangerous and creates a highly inhospitable environment for pumps. Tsuru

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