Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Pump industry mourns the loss of a great friend

The European pump industry trade group Europump writes It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Prof. Bernd Stoffel, who passed away...

Sponsored content: SEEPEX big pumps with maintain-in-place technology

SEEPEX, a global leader in the design, manufacture and application of progressive cavity (PC) pumps, macerators and digital technology, says it is continuing to extend its world-class portfolio of maintain-in-place pump technologies.
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Sponsored content: Norwegian pumps specialist expands into UK with Pump Supplies acquisition

Lakers AS, a Norwegian company specialising in the service, sales and hire of pumps, has expanded into the UK market with the acquisition of Pump Supplies Ltd.

AI successfully detects blockage formations for Wessex Water

Machine-learning technology trialled on part of Wessex Water’s sewerage network has identified early forming sewer blockages in real-time with a 92% accuracy rate, whilst...

A valve to help curb seaborne cargo VOC emissions

Valve manufacturer Bay Valves explores the issue of VOC emissions, and potential solutions, including a new valve that the firms says combines some of...

Penstock flow control in world’s first ‘electric town’ uses variable speed actuation

The small Scottish town of Kinlochleven has an extraordinary claim to fame as the first place in the world in which every home was...

Managing assets better from the cloud

Rotork has launched a programme of advanced analytics for the management of intelligent flow control assets

Protective propulsion

Many facilities using centrifugal pumps, for example, have experienced recurring problems with seal failures, leading to excessive maintenance and repair costs

Sponsored content: Valves contract awarded for flood defence scheme in Arbroath

Pump manufacturer T-T Pumps has delivered hinged-flap valves for one of the largest flood protection schemes ever undertaken in the UK, the £12 million...

Bearings handle flood defence challenges

A manufacturer of high-capacity flood defence pumps, Bedford Pumps has selected Thordon Bearings water-lubricated SXL bearings for a new pump developed for the Islington...

Actuator manufacturer makes a case for hydraulic systems in water industry

A British manufacturer is hoping to convince the water industry of the case to be made for alternative actuator technologies, highlighting innovations of its...
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Sponsored content: Innovative SLA for actuators at utility

Since being awarded a sole actuator supply framework in October 2019, AUMA Actuators has worked with Anglian Water to develop a new and unique process to service, maintain and replace a range of actuators throughout the region.

Sponsored content: Edinburgh welcomes whisky galore

Historic Princes Street in Edinburgh is the new home of a £150m investment, that will be the focal point for whisky devotees from all over the globe.
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Pong appeasing potato processing

Following an installation two years ago of Landia Chopper Pumps and a Landia Aeration System, wasterwater management firm MSE Systems is set to install a further three units for one of the UK’s leading suppliers of potatoes.
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Simplified slurry separation

The Bioselect RC is an energy-saving, highly efficient, compact solid/liquid separator, according to manufacturer Börger Pumps. Standout features include the way the design preserves the life of the components.
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Tube pump supports microplastics hunt

A research project investigating the problem of microplastics in inland waters has been using a tube pump from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG), in a system where samples are taken automatically at programmed intervals

Goodbye to decaying deposits and blocked pumps? Ensuring the clean operation of municipal stormwater...

The use of air supply through injectors slows the rate at which odour and decay develop in a wastewater application, as German pumps and...

“First-of-a-kind plant” presents pump specification challenges

Specifying pumps for circulating clean engine oil: It may seem a reasonably ordinary application, but there’s nothing ordinary about Arjun Infrastructures’ power plant in...
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Partnership addresses potable priorities

As part of its National Disinfection Programme, Irish Water is investing over €65 million in the upgrade and standardisation of disinfection systems currently installed in over 864 public drinking water treatment plants, pumping stations and reservoirs.
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Sponsored Content: Grundfos supports UN SDGs

The 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) lay down ambitions to make the world a better and fairer place for everyone to live in.  They cover a wide – but often interconnecting – range of challenges that encompasses: poverty, inequality, peace and justice as well as looking at climate change and environmental degradation.