The vortex inhibitor during LPCB test procedures.

Caught in the vortex

BALMORAL Tanks this year introduced a new vortex inhibitor (VI) said to have significant technical improvements over current market options. The component complements the company’s...
The end of the road

The end of the road

IT eventually happens to every tank – it needs to go. But it has to be done safely and when a demolition company won...

Fire service helps out as mine pumps struggle to cope

FIRE fighters came to the rescue when minewater threatened to pollute waterways in Cornwall. They brought in an additional pump to help contain the water...
Keep in touch

Keep in touch

MIX Telematics has launched a new version of its in-cab display. With a seven-inch colour touch screen the Mix Rovi allows communication and information exchange...
Urban pick-up operations can damage tyres through kerbing.

SITA signs new deal for cost-saving tyres

Recycling and resource management company SITA UK is switching to Michelin tyres across its fleet of 1,400 vehicles in the wake of a ‘shared-risk’...
Feeding time for compost

Feeding time for compost

A waste recycling company has invested in a pair of JCB machines to feed its latest composting facility. The 436HT Wastemaster wheeled loaders were bought...

The China connection

Valve gearboxes manufactured by Rotork Gears have been supplied for the operation of giant butterfly valves as part of the 17 billion Renminbi (RMB)...

The secret is all in the mix

GETTING the best from an anaerobic digestion system includes such parameters as achieving a higher gas yield, reducing foaming and eliminating the potential for...
Haven’t seen you for a while

Haven’t seen you for a while

IN 1987 The Princess Royal formally opened a manufacturing facility for pump firm SPP. And she returned to the site recently to help the...

Forbes spends again to keep pace with demand

TWO years after building a new manufacturing facility in the Borders, tanks firm Forbes Technologies is investing again. The company’s main manufacturing plant is at...
Recharging of an all-electric Nissan LEAF

DMU in project to assess impact of electric vehicle recharging

A team of experts from De Montfort University (DMU) in Leicester will be part of major new project to assess the impact of electric...
Verderflex Peristaltic Pumps

Farmers milking the advantages of Verderflex Peristaltic Pumps

The hoofcount footbath counts the cows through the bath and refreshes the water and chemical after a preset number of cows. The optimum for most...

Matching valve type to function

By Michael Adkins ©Swagelok Company When selecting a valve for an instrumentation system, your choices may seem overwhelming. Just to name a few, there...

Working with flammable liquids

When considering the storage of flammable liquids there are strict adherences concerning separation distances. This is the distance the flammable liquids must be stored...

Submersible pumps for water extraction

Water extraction pumps are often subjected to challenging operating conditions, particularly in respect to the volume of the solid content in the water being...

2013 – Be prepared for the start of the pumping revolution

2013 will see the start of a pumping revolution. And its every bit as important as that statement sounds. The European Union has recognised...

Full steam ahead for high pressure valves

Steam system and flow control specialists Valveforce have launched a new range of High Pressure Two-Way Pneumatic and Electric Control Valves, designed to help...
Camplas

Tank maker wins fast growth award

Camplas Technology Ltd have been awarded the prize for the fastest growing manufacturing company in Wales for trebling their production of Camplas SUPERTANKS...
cpv_tmb

Complete satisfaction from CPV’s largest tank

Any round-up of developments in bulk storage should include telemetry and automated process technology. As the complexity of these systems increases, the ability to...
AxFlow

Heavy duty self-priming pump introduced by AxFlow

AxFlow UK Limited has announced that it has now added the Wemco WSP self-priming pump to its product range. The Wemco WSP is a...