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Advertisement: HVACR/PS Southeast Asia 2016 - The exhibition returns for its 5th edition in Indonesia from 23 - 25 November
HVACR/PS Southeast Asia 2016 is the ideal one-stop...HVACR/PS Southeast Asia 2016 is the ideal one-stop marketplace for the industrial sector in Southeast Asia, featuring a comprehensive showcase of the best-in-class technologies and solutions spanning the sectors of HVACR, Pumps, Valves, Compressors, Water and Waste.

Technical News

New Range of Variable Speed Drives by Yaskawa
A new range of Variable Speed Drives with a host o...A new range of Variable Speed Drives with a host of innovative features to enable simple and reliable control of traditional and emerging motor technologies through 630 kW, has been unveiled by motion control specialists Yaskawa.

Badger Meter Control Valves Available from Pump Engineering
When precise, reliable flow control is required in...When precise, reliable flow control is required in challenging ultra-low temperature applications, such as cryogenic or other similar situations, Badger Meter control valves are an ideal choice. Available from liquids handling specialists Pump Engineering, the extensive Badger range includes models such as the Series 9000, an ANSI Class 300 globe style valve with bolted bonnet and post-guided inner valve.

Atlas Copco Launches New DZS Dry Claw Vacuum Pump Range
Atlas Copco has launched its new DZS 2.2 to 6.2 kW...Atlas Copco has launched its new DZS 2.2 to 6.2 kW dry claw vacuum pump range, which incorporates an innovative modular, easy-clean design to establish a new benchmark in dry claw vacuum pump simplicity, robustness, efficiency and contaminant handling capability.

Sulzer Introduces High-Efficiency Pumping Solutions for Clean Water Applications
Sulzer introduces an extended product portfolio th...Sulzer introduces an extended product portfolio that also covers clean water applications.

Pfeiffer Vacuum Introduces New Magnetically Coupled Rotary Vane Pump Duo 11 ATEX
The Duo 11 ATEX rotary vane pump, which meets ATEX...The Duo 11 ATEX rotary vane pump, which meets ATEX directive 2014/34/EU, was brought to the market by Pfeiffer Vacuum for processes taking place in potentially explosive atmospheres or conveying explosive gases and vapors. As such, it satisfies the most stringent explosion protection requirements.

Neptune Launches New Series MP7000 Mechanically Actuated Diaphragm Metering Pump
Neptune, part of PSG, a Dover company is pleased t...Neptune, part of PSG, a Dover company is pleased to announce the launch of its new Series MP7000 Mechanically Actuated Diaphragm Metering Pump.

Exhibitions + Conferences

Mostra Covegno Expocomfort Will Run from 13 to 16 March 2018 at Fiera Milano
Following the success of the 2016 edition of MCE – Mostra Covegno Expocomfort - the world’s leading exhibition dedicated to residential and industrial installations, air-conditioning and renewable energies, - the organisation is shifting up into top gear for MCE 2018.

Fourth Edition of IFAT India Sets New Records
Boasting 23 percent more exhibition space, the fou...Boasting 23 percent more exhibition space, the fourth—and so far largest—IFAT India has now closed its doors. Between September 28 and 30, 2016, more than 5,000 trade visitors (which is 23 percent more than last year) came to the Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai to see the latest products and services for water, sewage, refuse and recycling. One of the key themes at this year’s event was the acute water crisis on the subcontinent.

Ruhrpumpen Completes API 674 Pump Order for Synthetic Crude Demonstration Plant in Texas, USA
Ruhrpumpen has recently completed an order for an ...Ruhrpumpen has recently completed an order for an API 674 3rd edition Reciprocating Plunger Pump from INFRA Technology for use in a plant demonstrating the production of synthetic crude from natural gas in Wharton, close to Houston, Texas, USA.

Ebara Holds Seminars for Flood Control Pumps in Thailand
Ebara held seminars on Flood Control pumps from Au...Ebara held seminars on Flood Control pumps from August 24 to 31, at Bangkok Thailand. This was the 26th time Ebara held seminars in cooperation with Asian Institute of Technology (AIT). A total of 56 participants from seven Southeast Asian countries attended, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Philippines, India, Cambodia, Laos.

Building a Resilient Water Sector
Actions carried out now will build a water sector that is resilient to climate change. Speaking at the EurEau conference, the Director of the European Environment Agency Hans Bruyninckx stressed the importance of ensuring the water supply.



Oliver Loebel Takes the Reigns as EurEau Secretary General
EurEau welcomed Oliver Loebel as its new Secretary General on Monday 3 October. He will be based at the EurEau secretariat in Brussels.

Atlas Copco Appoints Geert Follens President of New Vacuum Technique Business Area
Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable pro...Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, has appointed Geert Follens as President of the new Vacuum Technique business area and member of Group management, effective January 1, 2017. Geert Follens is currently President of the Vacuum Solutions division in the Compressor Technique business area.

Financial News

Interconnecting the Flow Control and Treatment Industry
It is the digital age and it is the dawn of machin...It is the digital age and it is the dawn of machine-to-machine communications. But we are in the dark ages when it comes to interconnectivity. Large flow-and-treat end users and large suppliers have minimum connectivity within their own companies.

$7.8 Bln Submersible Pumps Market to Grow at 6.3% CAGR in the Next Decade
Global sales of submersible pumps is estimated to be valued at US$ 7,854.3 Mn by the end of 2016 and is expected to register a CAGR of 6.3% in terms of sales revenue during the forecast period (2016–2026).

Contracts + Case Stories

Flood Defence Pump Station at Grimsby Docks Gets an Overhaul
Grimsby’s Freshney pumping station is a key elemen...Grimsby’s Freshney pumping station is a key element of the town’s flood defences which were first enshrined in statute way back in the Grimsby Haven Act of 1796. When the pumping station was first built more than half a century ago it was equipped with three large Archimedes screw pumps. These were replaced some years later, but time and exposure to the elements have resulted in corrosion and wear, so in 2016 a major refurbishment programme was implemented in respect of the No.3 pump.

The Largest Odorizing System in Germany by Lewa Odorizes up to 1 Million Cubic Meters of Natural Gas per Hour
Thyssengas GmbH transports up to 10 billion cubic ...Thyssengas GmbH transports up to 10 billion cubic meters of natural gas annually using an underground transport system that is 4,200 kilometers long. The Ochtrup location is the turnstile for the distribution of natural gas in Northwestern Germany.

Vesconite Bearings Tenders for Large Pump Bearings Supply
Thermoplastic bearing manufacturer Vesconite Beari...Thermoplastic bearing manufacturer Vesconite Bearings is tendering for the supply of the largest Vesconite pump bearings that it has ever supplied.

GE’s Solution to Enable Uninterrupted Operations at One of the World’s Largest Integrated Refinery and Petrochemical Complex
The majority of world’s largest refineries are situated in the Asia Pacific region. With 4 million barrels of oil produced per day by the top five refineries in the region, Asia’s growing importance as both an energy source and destination market is clear.

Amarinth Delivers API 610 VS4 Pumps for Use in the Star Refinery, Turkey
Amarinth, a leading company specialising in the design, application and manufacture of centrifugal pumps and associated equipment to the Oil & Gas, petrochemical, chemical, industrial and power markets, has delivered its first order to the Indian operation of Aquatec consisting of exotic alloy API 610 VS4 pumps on a tight 27 week delivery schedule for use in the Star refinery, Turkey.


75 Years BPMA Celebrated in Style
To help celebrate three quarters of a century serving the British pump industry, the BPMA recently staged a special Anniversary Dinner and Dance.

Xylem Announces New Pump Rental and Services Business as Part of Middle East North Africa Expansion Plan
Xylem has announced the opening of a new pump rental and service business in Dubai to serve growing demand from the construction and infrastructure sectors, as well as municipal customers, across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

HMS Group Signs a Special Investment Contract with the Russian Federation Aimed at Support of the Oil & Gas and Power Industry Pumps Localization Project
HMS Group announces that it has signed a Special Investment Contract (SIC) with the Russian Federation (the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Government of the Orel region) as part of the XV International Investment Forum “Sochi-2016”.

Armstrong Fluid Technology Uses the ‘Gift of Talent’to Provide the ‘Gift of Clean Water’ Worldwide
Armstrong Fluid Technology has launched an innovative new employee recognition initiative that consists of a worldwide talent show to raise money for the charity WaterAid.