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Flowserve Begins Manufacturing Pumping Systems for Concentrated Solar Power Plants in Africa

The CSP Plants, located in Morocco and South Africa, will be able to operate up to 3.5 hours and 9 hours after sunset, respectively. 

Automation & Controls Trade Group Certifies First African Company

GIL Automation is the first African company to receive CSIA certification. With this certification, CSIA now has certified members on every continent with the exception of Antarctica. 

Xylem Signs US$7.3M Contract to Upgrade Bahrain Wastewater Treatment Plant

Following the upgrade of the existing Wedeco ozone systems at the Tubli Water Pollution Control Centre, the Tubli plant will be the largest ozone wastewater treatment plant in the Middle East. 

Danfoss North America President to Speak at Energy 2030 On the Road

Danfoss North America President will be part of a panel titled “Modernizing Regulations and Infrastructure to Improve Energy Productivity.” 

NOV Mono Installs EZstrip PC Pump at Welsh Wastewater Treatment Plant

The innovative EZstrip is being used for sewage transfer duties at the plant, ensuring the quality of the treated sewage under any flow conditions. 

Xerium Builds New Mechanical Services Plant in Turkey

The facility, co-located on the grounds of Modern Karton is currently under construction and will be in production early 2015. 

Iwaki America and Hydraulic Institute Form Training Partnership

This partnership allows both organizations to leverage co-branded educational and training programs designed for pump end-users, distributors and engineering consulting firms, and includes technical webinars and the Pump Systems Optimization Course.

Xylem Wins $19.6 Million Contract for Laos Hydropower Dam

The pump company will provide custom-made Flygt pumps for the dam. This contract represents Xylem's largest project in the ASEAN region to date.

Frost & Sullivan Presents 2014 Global Product Leadership Award to Netzsch

The Global Product Leadership Award in Progressing Cavity Pumps for Oil and Gas recognizes Netzsch as providing excellent client experience, strategy implementation, product leadership and management culture.

Sulzer Acquires Grayson Armature Businesses

The $42 million deal makes Sulzer one of the largest partners for electromechanical services in the Gulf Coast area, enabling the company to provide improved maintenance and service solutions to customers in the region.

Xylem Expands Lowara Range with New Range of Heavy Duty End-Suction Pumps

The e-NSC series boasts an MEI that far exceeds the ErP Directive's 2015 requirements, offering a high level of efficiency to end users in the Industrial and Building Services market without sacrificing performance. 

ABS Wins 78 Million Project in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia in increasing its power generation capacity in response to a growing demand for electricity. ABB will supply integral parts for the new transformers being installed as part of this mission. 

KSB Pumps Keep World’s Largest Museum Cargo Ship Afloat for 50 Years

The CAP San Diego, built in 1961/1962, weighs nearly 10,000 tons. Making several trips a year with up to 500 passengers, the ship relies on KSB pumps to keep operations running smoothly. 

LEWA Redesigns Plunger Pumps

Split gear housings reduce wear and maintenance costs for the new generation of Lewa plunger pumps, designed to move fluids at high pressure in the oil & gas and process industries.

New Range of Dosing Pumps from NOV Mono

The pumps are ideal for low flow, precise dosing applications and can also operate at high pressures up to 1044 PSI. 

Moyno Urethane Stators Outlast Nitrile in Real World Application

The City of Hamilton recently tested Moyno urethane stators against its existing nitrile stators at its Wastewater Treatment Plant with resounding success. The Moyno stators outlasted the nitrile counterparts five times over.

Netzsch Signs RF MacDonald as its Southern California Distributor

The Southern California distributor will represent Netzsch in all industrial markets as well as the oil & gas market. 

Milton Roy Debuts Primeroyal X Pump at Offshore Technology Conference

The API 675 pump, designed specifically for deep subsea wells, is the first new product Milton Roy has released as a brand of Accudyne Industries. 

Pumping China: Potential for Growth in the Gear Pump Market

GCiS China Strategic Research presents its analysis of the Chinese market for hydraulic gear pumps, as well as future opportunities for growth. 

Xylem Launches New Eco-lift Retrievable Aeration Grid

The new aeration grid features a patent-pending tube-in-tube design that reduces the cost of the overall product, while Sanitaire Gold and Silver diffusers increase overall efficiency. 

KSB to Launch Ixo-Pro, Automatic Submersible Pump

The Ixo-Pro pump is ideal for rainwater harvesting and pressure boosting applications, with specific features designed to meet the needs of home owners who cannot employ a self-priming pump because their rainwater storage tank is located too far from the house.

Aspen Pumps Awarded Queen's Award for Second Time

The condensate pump manufacturer has been awarded the Queen's Award for Innovation following its 2010 Queen's Award for Enterprise.  

NOV Appoints Marcela E. Donadio as New Board Member

As of April 8, Marcela E. Donadio is a member of National Oilwell Varco's Board of Directors, bringing the total number of directors to ten. 

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.