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Ballast Water Treatment System from KSB Meets US Coast Guard Requirements

The new system has successfully completed a wide range of land-based tests that were specified specifically in the US Coast Guard’s (USCG) Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) test protocol. Shipboard testing will begin soon. 

Valve Project to Be Completed in Namibia by Flowrox

The HUSAB Uranium mine in Namibia has contracted Flowrox to provide 83 550mm hydraulically actuated pinch valves for heavy duty application. The mine is one of the biggest of its kind in the world. 

New Water Solutions to Be Showcased by Pentair at 2015 Aquatech in Amsterdam

Aquatech Amsterdam is the world’s leading trade exhibition for various water technologies. Pentair exhibited its newest solutions at the show earlier this month. 

Grundfos and Boiler Maker Miura Sign Pump Framework Agreement

With this new agreement, Grundfos will be the preferred pump supplier for all of Miura’s overseas production projects. Miura is a Japanese manufacturer of boiler pumps.

New Pump Size Offered by CP Pumpen AG

The magnetic drive pump, the MKP 250-200-315, is the newest addition to the tried and tested MKP series and can handle flow rates up to 750 m3/hr. 

Warm Water in Shallow Monitoring Wells Could Threaten Local Water Supply

Geothermal pumping provided by Ormat Technologies' Casa Diablo IV Geothermal Development Project may threaten local water supplies with increased soil temperatures, gas releases, and tree deaths connected to the town of Mammoth Lakes.

KSB Pumps Ltd. India Earns Major Contract for New Indian Power Station

Two new power plants are being built in Tanda, the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. KSB will supply boiler feed pumps, booster pumps, and related equipment to the power plants. Expected completion date is May 2017. 

Sanitation Plan Provided by Grundfos Rescues the Beaches of Montevideo

Tourists and 1.3 million inhabitants were taking a toll on the beaches of Montevideo the existing sewage system could not keep up. In the largest wastewater project ever undertaken in South America with an expected completion date of 2035, Grundfos will expand and improve the sewage system. 

Iwaki Debuts AODD Pump Line

The Iwaki Air line will offer a variety of AODD pumps in different sizes and materials of construction. AODD pumps are especially well-suited for transferring viscous or difficult fluids. 

Pump Engineering System Perfect for Pastes and High Viscosity Products

A distributor and supplier of pumps, parts, and accessories, Pump Engineering offers a complete system with the CSF air-operated piston pump ideally suited for challenging applications in the food, cosmetic, and pharmaceutical industries.

Xylem Provides Irrigation Solution for Sustainable Golf Course

Wedeco ultraviolet equipment will be installed at the South Wastewater Treatment Plant in McAllen, Texas. The plant provides 240 million gallons of reclaimed, treated wastewater to the McAllen Palm View Golf Course each year, in addition to serving 130,000 residents in the area.

Eccentric Disc Pumps Are an Efficient Alternative to Traditional Lobe Pumps

Eccentric disc pump technology utilizes the eccentric movement principle, can run dry without pump failure, and offer outstanding product recovery.

T80100 Hydra-Cell Seal-Less Pump Introduced by Wanner Engineering

The new pump is only available in North America can operate in a variety of challenging applications, including salt water disposal, salt water injection, bulk transfer, hydraulic lift, and steam generation. 

Qdos Pump Technology Cuts Maintenance Time at Effluent Plant in Germany

Maintenance time at a German local authority effluent plant was reduced from 1.5 hours to just 5 minutes thanks for Watson-Marlow's Qdos pumps. 

Oil-Free Reciprocating Gas Compressor Line Introduced by Blackmer

Blackmer HD943 and HDL943 compressors have been specifically designed for applications that require maximum leakage control. Each compressor features a double-distance piece design with three individual sets of packaging, which helps maintain product purity while preventing oil migration.

Traditional Rotary Lobe Pump Design Reimagined with New Technology from NETZSCH

The new rotary lobe pump reduces maintenance, energy costs, and costs of ownership, while increasing operational uptime. Traditional conventions of rotary lobe construction were reversed: the lobes made out of steel and the housing out of rubber. 

New High-Pressure Pump Series Introduced by KSB

The new compact, cost-effective high pressure pumps are ideal for a variety of applications that include water supply, small pressure booster systems, and light industrial applications. 

RAD-AX Submersible Pumps from BJM Offer Innovative Solids Handling

The patent-pending pump can easily shred items that are difficult or nearly impossible for other pumps, including municipal and industrial wastewater solids. 

10 Awards Set to Highlight Creative and Useful Products at 2016 AHR Expo

The awards honor the most inventive and original products, systems, and technologies in the categories of building automation, cooling, green building, heating, indoor air quality, plumbing, refrigeration, software, tools and instruments, and ventilation.

New 6500 Series of Standard Horizontal End Suction Centrifugal Pumps Offered by Gorman-Rupp

The 6500 Series of standard horizontal end suction centrifugal pumps are competitively priced, available in a wide range of sizes for versatility in many different applications. 

WEG Launches ATEX-Compliant Geared Motors

The new geared motors combine gear units from WEG’s subsidiary Watt Drive with W22 motors and are designed for a wide variety of harsh processing applications ideal for nearly any industry worldwide. 

SPX Johnson Pump Offers Centrifugal Pumps for the Offshore Industry

SPX Combi ranges are an ideal choice for offshore utility applications because they offer reliability, modularity, and flexibility, in addition to high performance with low installation and maintenance costs.

Netzsch Introduces New Version of Nemo Progressive Cavity Pump

The new version features full-service-in-place, making it ideal for use in water-intensive applications. It is completely compatible for the existing Nemo BY series. 

New Pump Test Approval Program Announced by the Hydraulic Institute

Pump OEMs and other pump test laboratories will be able to improve their current laboratory procedures and policies by working with experienced third-party auditors to develop and maintain accurate and uniform pump testing protocols. 

Grundfos Supplies Water Utility Company with Pump Systems

Romagna Acque Water Utility Company in northern Italy will use Grundfos ISIA systems to treat drinking water for more than 1.1 million people. 

Power Plant Emissions Reduced at Duke Energy Corp. Locations in North Carolina

The electric and gas company closed 11 of 13 coal-fired power plants in North Carolina after settling a violations charge that claimed the plants did not comply with the Clean Air Act. 

The Gorman-Rupp Company Spends Millions Expanding European Operations

The Gorman-Rupp Co., an international pump manufacturer, has invested more than $10 million expanding its European operations in Ireland and the Netherlands, in addition to a planned acquisition in Belgium.

Atlas Copco to Play a Key Role in Malawi Water Project

Beginning in October 2015, Atlas Copco's employee-driven Water for All organization will provide the funds to install infrastructure and facilities in Malawi that are geared toward promoting clean water, sanitation, and hygiene. 

Wilden Releases New Saniflo Hygienic Series Double Diaphragm Pumps

The Pro-Flo Shift ADS was launched in June 2013 and allows Wilden Advanced and Original AODD pumps to achieve as much as a 60% savings in air consumption over their competitors, while providing additional product yield per standard cubic foot per minute.

KSB to Feature New Sonolyzer App at BrauBeviale 2015 in Nuremberg

The revolutionary new app from KSB will allow plant operators in the food and beverage industry to check fixed-speed pumps for energy efficiency right from their smartphones.