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Bredel Pump Helps Cut Maintenance Costs at an 'Energy from Waste' Plant

Saarbrücken GmbH is a waste-heat power plant that recycles around 180,000 tons of waste and generates around 75,000 MWh of electricity. The plant recently started using Watson Marlow's Bredel hose pumps to transfer abrasive brine. 

CUP-CEP Condensate Extraction Pumps Help Power Plants to Operate Efficiently

Clyde Union is a well known global pump manufacturer. Its condensate extraction pumps are specifically designed for and suited for use in modern power plants, successfully operating in rigorous pumping environments. 

Sulzer Acquires Precision Gas Turbine Inc.

A global organization, Sulzer's acquisition of Precision Gas Turbine will allow the company to service a broader range or gas turbines and access an established set of power customers. 

Waneta Expansion Project Supported by Voith

The Waneta Expansion Project adds a second power house to the BC Hydro grid, utilizing Voith technology for its turbines, generators, excitors, and various auxiliary systems. 

Water Agency Partners with Residents in Pico Rivera on Recycling Project

Pico residents were able to view and comment on the wastewater recycling project, as well as offer suggestions for the design and incorporation of community amenities. WRD has made no promises, but assures residents their concerns will be considered in the final plans for the project.  

Eaton's Variable Speed Drive Hydraulic Pump Solutions Offer Increased Energy Efficiency and Performance

Eaton is a global technology leader in power management solutions that make electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power operate more efficiently, reliably, safely and sustainably.

Xylem Wins $1.7 Million Irrigation Contract in Vietnam

Xylem will install Bắc Ninh province's first submersible pumping solution, improving the region's irrigation capacity. 

Netzsch Announces New Southeast Regional Manager

Lucas Love was recently promoted to Southeast Regional Manager for Netzsch pumps. He will be moving to Atlanta, Georgia this year to better serve the region. 

Argal Unveils New Air-Operated Double Diaphragm Pumps Made of Composites

The pump, made of thermoset resins and reinforced with glass fibers, is the first solid and effective solution for large pneumatic pumps made of non-metallic materials. 

TechSci Research States That the Global Screw Pump Market Will Grow at a CAGR of over 8% until 2020

Increased demand is attributed to rising infrastructure developments, increased oil exploration activities, and demand from the food and beverage sector, pharmaceutical, and water and wastewater treatment projects. 

Aussie Pump Offers a New Range of High Capacity Kubota Pumps

The pump manufacturer specializes in self-priming centrifugal transfer pumps; its newest line of Kubota-powered pumps are ideal for dewatering applications on construction sites and farms. 

Caprari Group Celebrates 70 Years of Integrated Water Cycle Management

The international company has manufactured centrifugal pumps and provided integrated water cycle management solutions for civil and industrial use since 1945. Headquartered in Modena, Italy, the manufacturer will celebrate its 70th anniversary with its employees. 

Grundfos Launches Extended Range of High-Efficiency SP Submersible Groundwater Pumps

The submersible pump range from Grundfos has expanded from two to three sizes, with more sizes planned in the future. The pumps are CE labeled and offer increased wear resistance. 

Lewa Pumps Safely Convey Crude Oil for Major Construction Company

Despite difficult process conditions, Lewa was able to successfully fulfill all requirements the construction company required for its pumping needs with 16 of its Ecoflow diaphragm metering pumps. 

2015 Energy Efficiency Global Forum Sponsored by Danfoss

The manufacturer has sponsored the Alliance to Save Energy’s Energy Efficiency Global Forum for the past 8 years. Nearly 500 industry leaders attended to invitation-only event. 

NFB Line of Pumps Deliver Smooth Power

The German company is well known for its gas pumps and systems. Its new NFB line of liquid diaphragm pumps is an ideal alternative to gear pumps for handling sensitive and chemically aggressive fluids with a smooth, level flow. 

Trimble and Badger Meter Offer Significant Savings to Major California Water Utility

Trimble and Badger Meter have partnered to provide complete solutions for improving operations, reducing costs, enhancing customer service, and regulatory reporting. Using the Trimble Unity, the City of Sacramento is expected to achieve a savings of $1.6 million over five years.

The New G3M Triplex Process Diaphragm Pump Successfully Used in Various Applications

Lewa's triplex process diaphragm pump was originally designed to bring re-liquefied boil-off gasses from LNG tankers to a high-pressure level. The pump has proved effective in a variety of other applications as well, including offshore oil platform transfer and chemical processing. 

KSB Introduces New Canned Motor Pumps for Chemical and Process Engineering Applications

A combination of the successful, standardized chemical pump MegaCPK and Nikkiso canned motor pumps, the new KSB pump range is corrosion resistant, leak-free, and designed to handle hazardous, toxic, and explosive fluids. 

Weir Oil & Gas and Rolls-Royce's MTU Developing Purpose-Built Power System for Fracking

The joint venture company will oversee the development of a new power system to make hydraulic fracking operations more efficient. The company will be named at a later date and is expected to begin operations by 2016. 

Full Containment Capabilities of PSG Seal-Less Pump Technologies Will Be Highlighted at ACHEMA

Two of PSG's brands, Mouvex & EnviroGear, offer seal-less pump technologies for chemical processing applications. Both of these brands will be on display at the 2015 ACHEMA show in Germany. 

PSG to Display a Full Array of Seal-Less Pump Technologies at ACHEMA in June

Mouvex eccentric disc pumps and Envirogear internal gear pumps will be among the pumps featured by  PSG Dover this June at the ACHEMA show in Germany. 

Grundfos Partners with Sychem to Turn Salty River on Crete into Safe Drinking Water

A new desalination plant on the island of Crete will allow residents and tourists to obtain fresh and safe drinking water where they once relied on scarce rainwater and expensive bottled water. The desalination plant has a tap accessible to the public and runs nearly autonomously. 

Netzsch Introducing Three New Pump Products at ACHEMA

Netzsch is known worldwide for its progressing cavity pumps. At this year's ACHEMA, the pump manufacturer will introduce three new pumps, including its first screw pump: Notos. 

Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan Oil Pipeline Pumps Reconditioned by Amarinth

At 1,768 kilometers, the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline is the second longest in the world. Following a pump failure due to running dry, Amarinth stepped in to ensure the damaged pump was up and running within a tight 3 week time frame.

Vogelsang Presents New IQ Pump and VX Series of Rotary Lobe Pumps for Chemical Media

The new pump models are noteworthy for being service-friendly and easy to handle. The IQ pump model is also available in stainless steel for particularly corrosive fluids. 

H2O Innovation Inc. Nominated at the Global Water Summit for Doubling Water Capacity at Californian Water Reuse System

The company is a leader in membrane filtration equipment and recently completed another project in California. 

SPX Plenty Mirrlees Twinro Pumps Offer Economical, Reliable, and Safe Tank Loading and Unloading

The screw pump type is ideal for applications in the oil & gas industry, offering the end user reliable, economical, and safe operation. 

KSB Seatec Pump Offer Solution for the Wastewater Industry

The solids handling pump is fully submersible and excels in a variety of difficult operating conditions. This innovative pump provides an ideal solution for many wastewater applications. 

Charli Matthews of Empowering Pumps, LLC Receives the FSA Award of Merit

Matthews recently completed her term as FSA Chair where she was a dedicated leader in the FSA Marketing Committee, helping to develop FSA's social media presence and leading its website overhaul.