Flood defence pump station at Grimsby Docks gets an overhaul

Pump specialist AxFlow was recently contracted to undertake vital remedial work on a set of ageing Archimedes screw pumps, a vital element of Grimsby's...

Small scale energy generation sets the scene for “next generation agriculture”

Describing your technology as "a slurry tank with a lid on" is unlikely to win any marketing awards, but with nine successful farm-based AD...

Saving energy in sludge handling

Progressive cavity pump specialist SEEPEX has developed a new system that it says will improve dewatered sludge handling, enabling long distance transfer with reduced operational costs by using a combination of PC pump technology and dense-phase conveying. The technology has already been trialled by Thames Water at its Reading Sewage Treatment Works (STW) and is now being installed as part of the new Thames Water Riverside project, providing what the firm describes as an energy-efficient, high-performance alternative to conventional sludge handling systems .

Resolving the seven-year glitch

Design and manufacturing firm Celeros Flow Technology says it has resolved pump performance issues and increased operational life in a recent project with a major water customer.

Sponsored Content: AUMA Adding Value with Advice, not just Supply

The desire for speed of supply in the water and power utilities sectors can often mean that actuator specifications are repeated, based on a like-for-like replacement.

Actuators for ultra-filtration

A water treatment plant in Texas has ordered hundreds of Rotork’s K-TORK rotary vane actuators for its ultrafiltration system.

Firm delivers savings and efficiency for new life science facility

Creating a new hygienic production facility that includes ATEX zone 1 areas is a complex task, especially when the facility will need over 1,400...
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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.

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.

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...

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...

Toughing it out in difficult applications

Pump manufacturer Börger discusses three recent applications showcasing the use of pumps in challenging environments Two rotary lobe pumps are proving their continued reliability and...

Oil platform opts for actuators

Actuator specialist Rotork has been selected to provide intelligent electric actuators for one of the largest offshore development projects in the Norwegian continental shelf, Johan Sverdrup.

Raising the bar for AODDs

A new range of air-operated double diaphragm pumps (AODD), said to be one of the most reliable, rugged and affordable of their type, have...
A regular maintenance programme is helping Scottish Water to enhance the efficiency of its waste water treatment sites with the latest improvements being made to a pair of Archimedes screw pumps.

Screw pump refurb ups efficiency

A regular maintenance programme is helping Scottish Water to enhance the efficiency of its waste water treatment sites with the latest improvements being made...

Monitoring valves in real time

The RI Wireless is described as a revolutionary concept for wireless valve monitoring and diagnostics in the process industry. A "field-proven solution" that transmits...
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...

Smart infrastructure step forward

The Intelligent Valve from Siemens Smart Infrastructure now has an adaptive flow optimizer, a seemingly unique feature on the market.

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...