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Xylem Dewatering Pumps Restore Operations at Argentinian Oil Refinery

The Godwin pumps were so successful at removing water from the oil refinery that the company purchased 15 as a cautionary measure for future disasters.

New Cat Triplex Plunger Pump Model for VHP Systems

Model 6810 more than triples Cat Pumps' current flow rate range, making it ideal for very high pressure applications. 

Sulzer Equips Wastewater Treatment Plant in Brazilian Tourist City

The wastewater treatment plant is the first in the region and has received a comprehensive package from Sulzer that offers high reliability and energy efficiency. The plant will serve 47,000 residents within the city and 700,000 tourists in the region annually.

NOV Mono Pumps Replace Submersible Pumps in Hong Kong Rail Tunnel Project

In the 18 months since their installation, the high pressure NOV Mono pumps have not needed any replacement parts. The pumps run at 10 bar pressure and handle an average flow rate of 20 liters per second. 

KSB SuPremE Motor Wins Energy Efficiency Prize

KSB's SuPremE motor can save users up to 70 percent in energy consumption. The motor was recognized for innovation in energy efficiency by a jury during the DENEFF annual kick-off conference in Berlin last month.

Moyno and PumpScout Partner to Reach More Buyers

Moyno’s innovative progressive cavity pumps now featured on PumpScout.com.

NOV Mono Expands into European Market

With its most recent acquisition of the Robbins and Myers business, NOV Mono is poised to offer more products and services to customers in the European market. 

EnviroGear Internal Gear Pump Hits Ice Cream Industry Sweet Spot

Internal gear pumps are ideal for handling the viscous sweeteners used in the ice cream industry, as well as the less-viscous sweeteners such as sucrose, fructose and sorbitol. 

Flowserve Corporation Wins Contract with Sabah Shell Petroleum

The Gumusut-Kakap field is Shell's first deep water development in Malaysia. Flowserve will provide custom water injection and liquid transfer pumps for the project. 

APE Pumps Refurbishes 30-Year-Old Circulation Pumps

The South African power station will operate with the additional combined output of 4.8 m3/s after the refurbishment is complete. 

Shell Leads First-Ever Industrial Scale Application of CCS at Gas Power Station

In cooperation with SSE, Shell aims to capture 10 million tons of CO2 at a gas power station in Ireland over the next ten years - enough to power the equivalent of 500,000 homes each year.

Flygt Mixers Reduce Energy Consumption by 65%

An Italian wastewater treatment plant recently replaced their 10-year-old mixers with Flygt's new energy efficient mixers, saving them nearly $70,000 in annual operating costs. 

Flowserve Pumps Make Flurries at Sochi Winter Olympics

Flowserve pumps play a critical role in the snow-making systems at over 500 ski resorts around the world, including the site of the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Xylem Pump Certified for Government Programs in India

The Saajhi Stepping Pump is part of Xylem's Essence of Life (EOL) Initiative, aimed at helping improve the economic mobility of rural farmers. 

AHR Expo Donates $12,525 to NYC Non-Profit

The Youth Action Youth Build (YAYB), based in East Harlem, provides education, training and leadership opportunities to thousands of low-income young adults. The AHR Expo donates the entry fees from its Innovation Awards competition every year to local non-profit. 

KSB’s to Debut New Etaline Series Pumps

The new Etaline series in-line pumps were designed with efficiency in mind and will be showcased at 2014 SHK Essen and IFH Nuremberg. 

KNOLL America Expands MX Progressive Cavity Pump Line

The new MX30R progressive cavity pump is ideal for high-viscosity fluids and has been proven in dough starter applications. 

Xylem Unveils New Energy Efficient Pumps at 2014 AHR Expo

The redesigned Series 1510 end-suction pump delivers higher pump performance than competitor products while reducing electricity consumption and lowering lifecycle costs. 

New FM Certification for SPP Pumps

Two new pieces of equipment, SPP's FireEye and its model BS16E horizontal split case fire pump, are now approved by Factory Mutual (FM) for fire protection services. 

Weir Signs $98M Maintenance Contract with LUKOIL

Weir recently signed the maintenance contract with LUKOIL to service the West Qurna-2 oilfield in Iraq; one of the world's largest undeveloped oilfields.

Disaster Averted in South African Waters with help of Xylem’s Flygt Pumps

When a 230-meter-long ship carrying coal and fuel oil broke in half off the coast of Southern Africa, Xylem pumps stabilized the ship long enough for technicians to safely unload the cargo, ensuring the safety of the surrounding water and local environment. 

Pfieiffer Vacuum Introduces First-Ever Magnetically Coupled and ATEX Certified Roots Pumps

The pump manufacturer's Roots pumps were further developed and tested with magnetic couplings; the resulting pump series is named OktaLine ATEX. 

Quattroflow to Showcase Single-Use Quaternary Diaphragm Pumps at INTERPHEX 2014

The PSG brand will showcase the newest additions to its single-use diaphragm pump product line at INTERPHEX 2014 from March 18-20 in New York, NY.

Greg Towsley Presents Technical Paper at 2014 ASHRAE

Towsley, Grundfos America's Director of Regulatory and Technical Affairs, will present “Towards the ASHRAE 2020 Vision with an Efficiency Increase to a Pump Product Range” on January 22 at 8 am. 

Graco Acquires QED and EcoQuip

Acquisitions of QED Environmental Systems and EcoQuip have combined annual sales of approxmiately US$30 million. Both acquisitions were completed by the end of 2013. 

NOV Mono Pumps Complete 20-Year Project to Preserve Historic Tudor Warship

After 430 years at the bottom of the Solent straight, the Mary Rose was sprayed continuously with a water/wax mixture powered by NOV Mono Pumps to restore and preserve her waterlogged timbers. 

Wilden's Pro-Flo SHIFT Named a 2013 Product of the Year

Wilden was recognized by Processing Magazine in the 2013 "Breakthrough Product of the Year" category for its Pro-Flo SHIFT Air Distribution System for AODD pumps.

PumpScout Partners with Progressive Cavity Pump Manufacturer, seepex

Pump buyers can now access seepex Progressive Cavity pumps on PumpScout.com. The manufacturer offers a state-of-the-art quality management system consisting of 8 product groups and 27 ranges, providing solutions for nearly any process.

Xylem Awarded $2.7 Million Contract for Storm Water Drainage System on New Jersey Coastline

The drainage system to be installed by Xylem is part of a larger $265 million reconstruction taking place in the area following the damage by Superstorm Sandy in October 2012.

Denmark Treatment Plant Experiments to Extract Phosphorus from Wastewater

Grundfos, Aarhus Water and others formed a partnership in January 2013 to experiment with extracting phosphorus from wastewater. The limited resource has been extracted successfully in other projects around the world.