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Final keynote speaker announced for Europump annual meeting in May

Europump (the European Pump Association), which represents 15 National Associations across the continent of Europe, has now finalised the programme of talks and presentations...

Subsea valve actuator reduces energy consumption by up to 75%

Launched less than a year ago, Bosch Rexroth’s Subsea Valve Actuator (SVA) – described as "an entirely new concept for underwater actuators which offers...
Food waste can be too thick to pump, leading to blockages in pipelines and bends.

Food waste at AD plants prompts demand for better pumps

Incorrect pump specification is rapidly catching up with AD plant operators who are trying to make their agricultural digester perform like an industrial chemical...

Flow switches protect pumps

Engineers responsible for municipal or industrial water storage, disinfection or effluent treatment systems will find the FlexSwitch® FLT93 flow switch from Fluid Components International...

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...

Chopper pumps meet the challenge of corrosives

The variety of waste handling applications which present specific challenges to pumps and pumping systems are many and varied although the aims and objectives...

Outside the digester is best for AD operator

Four Landia GasMix systems are close to completing their first year of uninterrupted operation at Eco Sustainable Solutions’ 1.6MW AD facility in Piddlehinton, near...

Hydro-powered pump picks up European innovation award

THE EU climate innovation initiative Climate-KIC has judged Dutch start-up aQysta to be Europe’s most innovative clean-tech venture. A jury of entrepreneurs, financiers and...

Infrastructure transformation enables World Ski Championship region to manage waste sustainably

Industrial equipment firm Atlas Copco writes. Hosting an international sporting event may bring much-needed revenue to local communities, but it also brings some big challenges...

“Mono Muncher” sends biogas yields up in Spain, says firm

The Mono Muncher protects pumps from blocking by fine-grinding AD feedstocks such as municipal sludge and food waste. The installation of a Fluid Motion...
PIA Pump Industry Awards 2020/21

Sponsored Content: Excellence rewarded at long-awaited pumps industry event

Postponed due to the pandemic, the long-established Pump Industry Awards ceremony will take place in late September, celebrating its 20th anniversary.
The credential was awarded to Bedford Pumps Ltd following extensive and stringent trials by independent research consultant VisAdvies BV, a specialist in water management and which focuses on the environment of fish in all types of inland waterways

Fishy story with a happy ending – Bedford Pumps awarded

A company has been given a top rating for its new range of ‘fish friendly’ pumps. The credential was awarded to Bedford Pumps Ltd following...
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Leak-free mag drive pumps for hazardous applications

The KM Series is a range of sealless, single-stage, volute casing pumps with a maximum flow rate of 70m³/hr, maximum differential heads to 65 metres and maximum operating temperature up to 200ºC

Digital tool helps utilities overcome sludge pumping challenges

Software developed by fluid engineering firm BHR Group and launched in January is helping water utilities analyse their sludge pumping systems and reduce costs. SLOT...

Sealless thermoplastic immersible pumps for open tanks and sumps

Transferring liquids from sumps and open tanks is often regarded as a challenging pumping application due to the presence of solids, the possibility of...
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Restoration helps put Braemar on the map

Ensuring that the internal climate and M&E services are able to deliver to the highest standards, is a complete pump solution from Grundfos Pumps, which collaborated with consultants RSP and contractors John G Mackintosh

European pumps trade association announces first two keynote speakers for 2024 Annual Meeting

Europump (the European Pump Association) is staging its 2024 Annual Meeting in the UK. Hosted by the British Pump Manufacturers Association (BPMA) and sponsored...

Sticking points when selecting a pump

Pump manufacturer Seepex discusses the selection of pumps to handle wastewater flocculants, and outlines why progressive cavity pumps are a better choice than their centrifugal counterparts, in this kind of application.

Tailored valves for refinery

The Rotork Client Support Programme (CSP) has been chosen by the Hengyuan Refining Company Berhad for the asset management of Rotork valve actuation equipment at its Port Dickson refinery .

Solving a drainage pumping problem at the Port of Immingham

Like many industrial sites that contain large areas of open space, surface water build up can prove to be a problem. At the Port...