Businesses get an EV helping hand in South Yorkshire

OVER 100 businesses in South Yorkshire are expected to cut fleet and travel costs thanks to a new electric vehicle initiative. The Inmotion Electric Vehicles...
(Left to right) Johnny Hawkins, Hawkins Motor Group, Mark Karkeek, South West Water, and Martin Kadhim, Ashwoods Automotive.

Utility invests in fuel saving system

SOUTH West Water has installed Lightfoot®, the in-cab driver efficiency system, on a new fleet of Peugeot vans, a measure intended to cut...

Forklift fuel cell first

AN apparent milestone in the development of forklift truck design and technology is the realisation of a vehicle powered by hydrogen fuel cells, the...
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Conference will explain Green Vehicle Funding Scheme

DETAILS of the Government’s new all-sector ‘Green Vehicle’ Funding Scheme are expected soon. The scheme will provide funding to support the purchase of cars, vans,...
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Patch lining succeeds where stopper’s come up short

LANES Group has used a no-dig patch lining technique to support the decommissioning of drainage pipes on a production site of leading global manufacturer...
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Pipeline industries have vital know-how for CO2 transport

THE deployment of carbon capture and storage (CCS) in the UK will benefit hugely from the knowledge and expertise amassed by the pipeline and...
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Premium EVs get rare UK airing

UK media attention was drawn to the Greenfleet event in Edinburgh on 25 April, possibly by the opportunity to test drive Tesla’s Model S...
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New steelwork for sludge tanks

THAMES Water is undertaking a £675 million upgrade programme which will include a £200 million expansion of the Crossness sewage treatment works (STW) and...
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Repairing a big pipe

A rapid setting repair mortar manufactured by Flexcrete Technologies has been used during the repair and protection of an aqueduct which carries 570 million...
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Swift pipe re-lining avoids disruption

ANGLIAN Water has succeeded in carrying out emergency maintenance on a water pipe running underneath a busy road using a pipe renewal liner material...
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Weedscreen solves pumping station maintenance issues

MAINTAINING the land drainage scheme in Lincolnshire is an important task for the Environment Agency (EA) and the pumping stations used to control water...
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Hydraulic range that gives you options

IN April KSB Aktiengesellschaft launched the latest version of its Etabloc pumps, a series with a decades-long track record. The newly enhanced series comprises 43...
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Ball valve eases in-line maintenance in the power sector

VALVESTOCK and Pipe Center report that sales of Conbraco’s Apollo ball valves have gone from strength to strength since the company was appointed a...
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Low friction butterfly valve for easy transportation of water

VALVE, meterbox and water fitting specialist Talis is showcasing a new butterfly valve. The Erhard Roco has apparently been designed for smooth and easy...
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Borehole pump renewal

ECS Engineering Services is working with the Environment Agency (EA) in Cambridgeshire to renew and update the pump controls at three borehole sites on...
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Motor for pumps picks up prize

KSB has received the German energy efficiency prize “Perpetuum 2014” for its economical electric motor for pumps. The body of experts from the DENEFF initiative...
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Pump assists Iraqi sewer cleanup

HIGH-pressure water jetting and pumping systems manufacturer Hughes Pumps has recently supplied it’s largest ever pump system, which will be used in a specialist...
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Deal for energy-saving compressor design

MIDLANDS firm Lontra has secured the first global license for its Blade Compressor™ technology. The deal signed in April with pumping equipment manufacturer Sulzer...
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Monitoring nuclear waste legacy ponds

Following rigorous assessment, water quality monitoring sondes from Xylem Analytics are being deployed in what is arguably one of the most hostile environments imaginable:...
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Chemically-resistant coating used in UK biogas storage vessel

A large biogas plant in England has employed one of Ceramic Polymer’s highly resistant coatings on four specific paddle mixers. The shafts and pillar...