Monday, December 5, 2022

Energy prices forecast to dampen EV demand as fleets face whole-life cost knowledge gap

More than half of fleet operators (53 per cent) expect high energy prices to dampen demand for EVs, according to research from mobility solutions...

Pumps conference grapples with EU decarbonisation challenge

Trade organisations CEIR, Pneurop and Europump recently held a Joint conference to consider the EU’s roadmap for industrial support. Under the working title of...

Five easy steps to a custom filter

Helapet have published an easy five step guide to support our clients in designing their own customised inline disc filters, for unique micron filtration applications.

Sponsored Content: Firms partner to tackle trommel fines

Waste management firm Ace Liftaway has announced plans to introduce a new 90tph trommel fines recycling plant to its waste recycling and processing facility in Hampshire.

Sponsored Content: Low energy mixers make the long haul

Fifteen years since a major UK water utility chose Landia as its framework supplier for anoxic mixers, over 200 of the units continue to work day and night across the region.

Ballast tanks keep gates open

ECS Engineering Services has completed an overhaul of the radial gate at Pillings on the River Soar in Leicestershire, a vital asset for controlling water levels upstream. The group has replaced the ballast tanks and carried out preventative maintenance on the gate for the EA.

Slurry spill precautions

Mark Horton of the conservation charity made the appeal to all farmers "to urgently check there is sufficient capacity in their slurry stores and that all above ground slurry tank valves are properly maintained and secure.”

Decarbonisation depot

In an investment worth tens of millions of pounds, a storage facility for the temporary storage of liquid CO2 will be constructed by Future Biogas by the end of 2024 on a dedicated site at Saltend, comprising up to 32 CO2 storage tanks.

Rust Restraint

Wastewater treatment presents one of the most corrosive industrial settings around. Constant exposure to moisture, harsh chemicals, and corrosive gases such as H2S poses an ongoing threat to components, equipment, and structures.

Coatings firm marks milestone

Premier Coatings is celebrating 40 years of trading this year. Founded in 1982 and operating from Smarden in Kent, the firm specialises in the manufacture and supply of a wide range of corrosion prevention and chemical resistant coatings, linings, and waterproofing systems.

Hull enhancement eliminates copper

A Danish biotech firm believes it may have found a way to eliminate copper from ship's paint, replacing it with a more sustainable and biodegradeable alternative: eelgrass acid.

Pumps group presents circular economy seminar

The importance of the circular economy to the pump sector comes up for attention in a series of seminars taking place in Brussels in...

Funding for world-first liquid H2 bunkering facility for ships

The creator of what's claimed to be world’s first liquid hydrogen bunkering facility for fuelling zero-emission ships has won a UK Government grant to...

The unsung heroes of boiler control

When it comes to boiler control, selecting the right types of valve actuators and positioners is key to ensuring safe, efficient and reliable performance...

The health and safety considerations of confined space entry for cleaning terminal storage tanks

A regular tank cleaning regime cuts cross-contamination risks, safeguards key components and detects structural issues that could trigger catastrophic leaks and spills. Without stringent...

EV installation website launched

Devitech has announced the launch of its new website. "Due to continued expansion in the EV installation market we have now launched a brand-new website...

Government awards £30m to cutting-edge highway decarbonisation projects

Cutting-edge, innovative ideas to decarbonise the UK’s highways are to benefit from tens of millions of pounds in Government funding. The £30...

Risk of recycling crisis as UK Government ‘deaf’ to industry concerns about Red Diesel...

The body representing Scottish SME resource and waste management operators says recycling services across the country are under threat following the UK Government’s refusal...
Pump Industry Awards 2020/21

Awards shortlist

The British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA) presents the shortlist of finalists in this year's Pump Industry Awards (PIA), and offers a few words on the awards event scheduled for 31 March.
Xiluodu dam and hydropower plant

Actuators chosen for dam project

Electric actuators for a major hydropower dam installation in China are to be supplied by parts manufacturer Rotork. The giant Baihetan Dam hydropower plant is part of a cascade of dams on the Jinsha River (the upstream part of the Yangtze).