Formula 1 team targets over 60% emissions reduction through biofuel use for coming season

Freight contributes the lion's share of the emissions produced by formula 1. The Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula 1 Team says it has set its sights...

Pipe resilience project awarded £3.3m in latest Ofwat innovation competition

An initiative, called Designer Liner, which could reduce leaks and burst water pipes across the country has today (16 May) received £3.3m in funding...

Accounting for every drop: ABB awarded for work in New Zealand

Industrial automation technology firm ABB has won the 2023 Global Water Awards in the category “Smart Water Project of the Year” for its collaboration...

Utilities commit to smart water installations to help avoid sewer spills

Water technology firm SDS has completed the installation of its latest smart rainwater management systems at homes in Forton, Lancashire, and Deal, Kent, as...

£1.2 million government funding aims for lower-emissions freight

Drones will be used to deliver packages on remote Scottish islands - that, at least, is among the visions intimated by nine new freight...

UK’s first all-electric cement mixer completes trial

The UK’s first all-electric ready-mix concrete mixer has completed a three-month trial of commercial deliveries across Birmingham for sustainable building materials firm Tarmac. The ‘e-mixer’,...

Tanks and Vessels project complete

Sponsored content: Tanks and Vessels have just fabricated 7-off vessels for one of Europe’s largest chemical manufacturing companies.

Energy saving in borehole pumping

The KSB Group has launched a new submersible borehole pump series. Named UPA S 250, this pump series is designed for use in general water supply, agriculture, mine dewatering and ground water management as well as for general pressure boosting tasks, for example.

Wastewater redesign

Xylem has been selected by the City of Toronto to supply customized equipment for a new integrated pumping station (IPS) – a critical component for the transport of wastewater.

Polymer metering advance

The introduction of the Qdos 60 PU peristaltic pump from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Solutions (WMFTS) means operators can now deploy efficient, safe, and reliable polymer metering at any water or wastewater treatment plant, says the firm.

Low-hanging fruit for savings?

Circulator pumps in central heating systems provide 200 million opportunities globally to improve energy efficiency, according to new research from energy technology firm Grundfos.

Taming turbulence

When fluid is pumped through a pipe in an intermittent way, the cost of transport is significantly reduced, according to a new study, a collaboration between the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) and the Polytechnic University of Milan.
Steve Schofield, CEO at the British Pump Manufacturers' Association,

Energy efficiency: Are attitudes changing?

Steve Schofield, CEO at the British Pump Manufacturers' Association, considers the question, and where there might be opportunities to cut energy consumption in sectors like his own, as well as initiatives that promise to help.
Photograph of AUMA employee operating machinery in field

Sponsored Content: AUMA commit to continued fast-track actuator delivery

AUMA Actuators Limited - part of the global AUMA Group - based in Clevedon, south of Bristol, holds a comprehensive range of electric actuators and component parts for various applications for call-off from stock - from variable speed to underwater and remote mounted solutions.
A completed SeaShield 70/80™ System application at Duddon Estuary, with the inner petrolatum tape application shown inset.

Sponsored Content: Anti-corrosion coating seals submerged gas pipeline work

Winn & Coales (Denso) Ltd.’s SeaShield 70/80™ System was recently utilised during maintenance works on a National Grid pipeline in Cumbria.

Sponsored Content: Not your average chopper

P&M Pumps writes: Come and get your hands on the real mean machine – visit P&M Pumps Ltd on stand D107 at the World Biogas Expo, the leading global trade show dedicated solely to AD and Biogas on 29-30 March at NEC Birmingham.

A sustainable alternative to Portland cement for corrosive applications?

Sustainably produced concrete mixtures from mineral residues and waste materials could partially replace Portland cement-based concrete in the future, especially in application environments prone...

Automation for the people: reducing injury in quarrying

Harrowing statistics from the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work state that quarry workers are twice as likely to be killed in an accident...

High-efficiency progressive cavity pump aimed at biogas

With a declared focus on energy-efficient systems and components that optimise the operation of existing biogas plants and contribute to a higher gas yield,...

Pump Industry Awards finalists announced

The British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA) writes The Finalists in the 2023 Pump Industry Awards have been determined, following a judging session held virtually on...