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Dec 11, 2018
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PUMPS NEWS
Dec 10, 2018
The British Pump Manufacturers’ Industry Association (BPMA) has announced the appointment of a new president. Richard Harden, managing director of Wilo UK officially took on the role at BPMA’s recent Annual General Meeting. It follows the departure of previous president, Duncan Lewis. According to a BPMA statement,... [Read More]

PIPES NEWS
Dec 10, 2018
In a press release, Shell UK and its partners, Esso Exploration and Production UK and Acro British have announced a final investment deal for a Shearwater gas infrastructure hub located in the central North Sea. This investment will be Shell’s seventh for the UK North Sea... [Read More]

PIPES NEWS
Dec 7, 2018
UK water company Severn Trent announced that it has started to utilise ‘machine learning’ to further develop the firm’s approach to leak detection. According to a press release, the company has created an advanced leak detection model that uses data from its network to help identify, locate... [Read More]

PIPES NEWS
Dec 6, 2018
Reuters reports that following a rupture on its 1,100km oil pipeline in Peru, Frontera Energy has stopped production.   Located 200 kilometres from the pipeline rupture, Frontera Energy has said that production at its oilfield will stop until authorities work to resolve the disputes made by indigenous... [Read More]

PIPES NEWS
Dec 6, 2018
Employees for the US city of Pipestone in Minnesota tracked down and repaired a major city water leak, according to local news outlet Pipestone County Star. While on average the city reportedly uses 400,000 gallons of water per day, the city’s water system was leaking 160,000 gallons... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Dec 5, 2018
Metso Corporation has extended the availability of its valve solutions in Denmark by signing a new agreement with Grønbech & Sønner. According to an announcement from Finnish company Metso, the distributor agreement will see Grønbech & Sønner provide the ‘entire breadth’ of Metso’s valve products and related... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Dec 5, 2018
Verder Group has announced the acquisition of JEC, a manufacturer of hygienic, rotary lobe, centrifugal and twin-screw pumps. According to a Verder announcement, the move aims to strengthen the company’s position in the pharmaceutical and food & beverage markets. Korean company was JEC was founded in 1990, and... [Read More]

VALVES NEWS
Dec 4, 2018
Industrial valve and pump manufacturer Flowrox has acquired NovaTek, a Swedish filtration technology company. In a statement, Finnish company Flowrox claims that the acquisition will expand its product offering, including filter maintenance and spare parts services, as well as a growing variety of automation and accompanying services. "Flowrox... [Read More]

OTHER NEWS
Dec 4, 2018
Weir Oil & Gas Dubai has signed a multi-year contract in Iraq worth a total of more than $4 million, according to a statement. Signed with a ‘major international oil company’, the contract apparently secures the provision of Weir Oil & Gas workshop services, machine shop... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Dec 4, 2018
KNF has a released a new solenoid-driven liquid transfer pump for the OEM sector, according to a statement from the company. Named the FL 10, the new pump has a nominal flowrate of 100ml/min. KNF states that the new pump features bi-directional flow tightness without additional check... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Dec 4, 2018
Hose pump manufacturer Bredel has developed a new total cost of ownership (TCO) calculator in a bid to support new customers and existing users in the hose pump specification process. According to a statement from the brand of the Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group, the new TCO calculator... [Read More]

OTHER NEWS
Dec 3, 2018
A PhD researcher from Brunel University London has won Santander’s University Entrepreneurship Award for his ground-breaking modular wastewater treatment system. Brunel student, Tom Fudge and cofounders Llyr Williams and William Gambier, won the competition and collected the £25,000 (€28,000) award on behalf of WASE. There are currently 2.3... [Read More]

COMPANY NEWS
Nov 27, 2018
Water technology company Xylem has revealed a new direct drive turbo blower for lower airflow requirements at wastewater treatment facilities. The new addition to the company’s Sanitaire turbo blower range was launched at Pollutec Event in Lyon, France. According to a company statement, the Sanitaire TurboLIGHT direct... [Read More]

PIPES NEWS
Nov 27, 2018
PT Perusahaan Gas Negara (PGN) has started to distribute gas through its Duri-Dumai gas pipeline. The state-owned gas company built the pipeline as a joint project with state energy holding company Pertamina with a total investment of $76 million (€67). In a press statement to The Jakarta... [Read More]

PIPES NEWS
Nov 27, 2018
Applied Flow Technology (AFT) has announced the release of a new version of its waterhammer and surge analysis software, AFT Impulse. Trey Walters, president of AFT, announced the launch at the Pressure Surge Conference in Bordeaux, France. “Our new version 7 of AFT Impulse clearly demonstrates AFT’s commitment... [Read More]

LEVEL MONITORING NEWS
Nov 27, 2018
Dutch company Fluidwell has launched a new ‘general purpose indicator’ with a focus on level, temperature and pressure applications. According to a company statement, the new F190 can be used in a variety of applications. It is certified according to ATEX and IECEx by DEKRA for use... [Read More]

SEALS NEWS
Nov 26, 2018
Germany-based sealing systems developer Chesterton has announced that it is launching a new portfolio of sealing solutions designed to fit Australian pumps supplier Warman’s AH series pumps. The 2211 DualPac SuperSet (2211) and the 170L Slurry Cartridge Single Seal for Heavy Duty Applications (170L) are both engineered... [Read More]

PUMPS NEWS
Nov 23, 2018
KSB announced that it is expanding its portfolio of submersible borehole pumps. The new pumps have a diameter of up to 50 inches as well as a drive rating of 5MW. The pumps will be capable of handling upwards of 5000m3 per hour at heads of up... [Read More]

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