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Jun 4, 2020
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Jun 4, 2020
Bosch, a leading global supplier of technology and services, registered £3.2 billion (€3.7 billion) in annual sales for 2019 in the United Kingdom. This represented a decrease of 2.6% compared to 2018. The industrial technology division saw flat growth although continued demand for UK infrastructure projects and orders from key customers demonstrated the company’s... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 3, 2020
Pumps
Yorkshire Water has awarded technical services contracts with a combined value of £51.4 million (€57 million). The contracts with the UK water company will focus on base maintenance functions and business funded projects for the installation of new systems to allow delivery of Yorkshire Water’s AMP7 business plan and its clean water network repair and maintenance... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jun 3, 2020
Valves
Oxford Flow, the flow control equipment specialist for oil, gas, water and industrial process industries, has raised £8.45 million (€9.5 million) to fuel the company’s expansion across all markets and oil and gas product development. The funding has been secured from eight parties, with existing investors Oxford Sciences Innovation (OSI), Parkwalk, Oxford Investment... [Read More]

Features
Jun 3, 2020
A new partnership between technology and business consultancy Isle, the Water Services Association of Australia (WSAA) and ThinkPlace aims to deliver a new technology programme. About 23 WSAA members have also signed up for the W-Lab initiative that was launched earlier this year. A Digital Ideation Summit will be held online from 11-15 June with the aim of engaging... [Read More]

Chemical/Petrochemcial News
Jun 2, 2020
Pumps
The special centrifugal pump manufacturer Bungartz secured the second largest order in the company's history. The contract for the production and supply of 24 MPCV dry running magnetic drive centrifugal pumps has now been signed for the construction of a new production line for titanium tetrachloride (TiC14) in China. "In these difficult times for many companies, this... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
Jun 2, 2020
Valves
TD Williamson, the global pipeline solutions provider, has introduced its latest innovation for the gas industry - the POLYSTOPP Quick Connect system. The system allows operators to isolate a polyethylene line twice as fast as other methods while preventing the damage associated with squeezing. Senior product manager at HT&P Ryan Ragsdale said it took less than 10 minutes... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
Jun 1, 2020
Pumps
Siltbuster Process Solutions (SPS) has provided a wastewater treatment plan for Welsh Water at its visitor centre while a new plant is built. The original wastewater treatment works would not have been capable of treating the increased amount of wastewater produced when the refurbished visitor centre in the Llys y Frȃn Country Park Reservoir is completed. Young Bros... [Read More]

Oil and Gas News
May 29, 2020
Valves
More than 270 Rotork process control actuators have been ordered for a project in Australia. The customers, which have not been revealed, purchased the quarter-turn CVQ electric actuators which will operate ball and v-ball valves on separator skids to control the water extraction process at an onshore natural gas production site in the Surat Basin. The ball valves will... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
May 28, 2020
Valves
Yorkshire Water has announced Ward and Burke as its main partner for the new Withernsea wastewater treatment works. The UK partnership is part of a £26 million (€29 million) scheme to move the existing works further inland due to coastal erosion, which has reduced the distance to the sea from 168m in 1991 to just 40m. The new wastewater treatment works will be... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
May 28, 2020
Pipelines
Single ended inflatable dams are readily available in a variety of shapes and sizes for a range of applications including sealing, blocking, pressure testing and isolation. Pipe stopping equipment from the Pipestoppers Division from Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT gives the user the opportunity to isolate a section of pipeline to carry out repair and maintenance work.... [Read More]

Features
May 27, 2020
SEEPEX’s new, innovative Drive Joint Access (DJA) technology reduces maintenance time for its open hopper pumps by up to 75%, and costs by up to 90%. This smart maintenance concept – an industry first – has already been installed at Thames Water, Anglian Water, United Utilities and a wastewater treatment site in Ireland. The patented solution enables in situ access... [Read More]

Features
May 26, 2020
“Innovation is a core principal” – that is the key message from Andy Ghiz, who has been appointed vice-president of Oxford Flow’s US subsidiary, Oxford Flow Americas. After being headhunted for the post, Ghiz, who has lived in Houston for a long time, said he was looking forward to the new challenge. Ghiz brings a wealth of experience in valves and engineered... [Read More]

Water/Wastewater News
May 26, 2020
Valves
Residents in the Smolyan region in southern Bulgaria will benefit from access to improved water and wastewater services thanks to European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) investment combined with EU funds. The EBRD is providing a loan of up to €5.8 million to the Smolyan Water Supply and Sanitation Company. The financing comprises €3.1 million from... [Read More]

Other News
May 22, 2020
The British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA) – the organisation which represents the business interests of UK and Irish suppliers of liquid pumps and related pumping equipment - has refreshed and relaunched two of its dedicated skills development websites. In line with recommendations presented to the BPMA Council, and following full acceptance of those proposals,... [Read More]

Product News
May 22, 2020
When titanium and stainless are heated during the pipe welding process they will react with any air that is present causing oxidation. This can lead to a loss of corrosion resistance properties so shielding the metal with an inert gas is crucial and one way to measure the oxygen content within the welding zone is by using a weld purge monitor. Leading the way in this... [Read More]


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