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23.11.2014
Advertisement: 2014 Beijing International Flood Control Drainage Technical Equipment Expo
An International Exhibition on Flood Management, F...An International Exhibition on Flood Management, Flood Protection Technologies & Equipment. It is China’s largest and most specialized exhibition and conference dedicated to flood prevention, protection and post-flood recovery on 2-4 December 2014 at Beijing International Convention Centre (BICC), China.
 


Technical News

21.11.2014
Flowrox PVG Valve now Available With a Pneumatic Actuator
Flowrox PVG valve for heavy duty processes is now ...Flowrox PVG valve for heavy duty processes is now available with a pneumatic actuator. The automatic PVG is a robust pinch valve for shut-off applications that can easily be connected to the pneumatic system of the plant. The PVG valve is also available with manual actuator.

 

21.11.2014
Clean Air – Full Speed Ahead!
With the introduction of the Euro 6 emission stand...With the introduction of the Euro 6 emission standard, manufacturers have a duty to further reduce emissions of nitrous oxides in new diesel vehicles. As a result, new technologies for improving emission control are currently in demand on the market – and Scherzinger is offering the perfect gear pump solution.
 

20.11.2014
Gear Pump Sets new Standards for Hygienic Pumping
A new range of hygienic internal gear pumps which provide the all-important features and benefits for pumping in food, brewing, pharmaceutical, fine chemicals and other ‘sensitive’ hygienic applications has been introduced by gear pump specialists Viking Pump.
 

18.11.2014
Grundfos Oxiperm Pro Disinfection Units Receive Drinking Water Approval
Grundfos Oxiperm Pro Chlorine Dioxide generation s...Grundfos Oxiperm Pro Chlorine Dioxide generation systems have obtained the NSF/ANSI-61 standard for the safe generation of disinfection chemicals for drinking water.
 

18.11.2014
Rovatti Presents New MEKX100-100 Series
With the aim of providing a solution that exceeds ...With the aim of providing a solution that exceeds excellence for irrigation and industrial applications, during the recent EIMA 2014 (Bologna - Italy) Rovatti Pompe has presented to the market the latest generation of horizontal and vertical multistage electric pumps in microcasted stainless steel MEKX100-100 series that extends the MEKX80-70 range.
 

17.11.2014
T-One – The Saer Silent Revolution
The compact T-One is an exclusive and patented ele...The compact T-One is an exclusive and patented electronic pressurization system created by Saer. The technology is created by the insertion of a submersible electric pump into a stainless steel tank which, driven by electronic equipment, can maintain a consistent delivery of pressure, regardless of the demanded flow.
 

14.11.2014
Uraca VP602 - More Flex­i­bil­i­ty with Com­bus­tion En­gine
Wher­ev­er in­dus­trial pipes, pipe as­sem­blies, ...Wher­ev­er in­dus­trial pipes, pipe as­sem­blies, valves or hous­ings must be ab­so­lute­ly tight the leak in­tegri­ty is test­ed with test pumps. The re­quired test pres­sure can be cre­at­ed with them right on site, de­pend­ing on the mod­el. The drive can be de­signed as man­u­al, elec­tri­cal or petrol-pow­ered drive. Re­spec­tive con­trols and valves there­by per­mit the re­pro­du­ci­ble "trac­ing" of test pres­sure curves and al­so the gen­er­a­tion of test pro­to­cols.
 


Exhibitions + Conferences

18.11.2014
Announcing the 2015 AHR Expo Innovation Award Winners
The industry’s best and brightest technology will ...The industry’s best and brightest technology will take center stage January 26-28, 2015, in Chicago when the winners of the 2015 AHR Expo Innovation Awards display their winning products at the world’s largest HVACR exposition and conference.
 


Books + Papers

20.11.2014
Hydraulic Institute Releases new Rotodynamic Pumps – Guideline for Dynamics of Pumping Machinery (ANSI/HI 9.6.8–2014)
The Hydraulic Institute has announced the release of the new Rotodynamic Pumps – Guideline for Dynamics of Pumping Machinery (ANSI/HI 9.6.8–2014).
 


  

Internet + Software

14.11.2014
New HI Online Store Launched
In mid-October, the Hydraulic Institute launched its completely redesigned and vastly improved online store at eStore.Pumps.org.
 


Financial News

18.11.2014
Desalination Will Account For 35 Percent of Membrane Use Next Year
Sales of membrane systems and modules for desalination will account for 35 percent of the $11 billion cross-flow membrane market next year according to the latest updates in the McIlvaine RO, UF, MF World Market.
 

17.11.2014
CIS Industrial Valve Purchases to Reach $4 Billion/yr By 2015
Next year former Soviet Union countries will spend...Next year former Soviet Union countries will spend just under $4 billion for industrial valves. This is the forecast by the McIlvaine Company in Industrial Valves: World Market.
 


Acquisitions + Mergers

18.11.2014
Flowserve Announces Agreement to Acquire SIHI Group
Flowserve Corporation announced that it has submitted a binding offer to acquire the equity of SIHI Group B.V., a global provider of engineered vacuum and fluid pumps and related services, from TBG Europe NV for consideration of approximately €298 million ($372.5 million equivalent1).
 


Contracts + Case Stories

21.11.2014
Andritz to Supply Tidal Current Turbines to MeyGen, Scotland
Andritz Hydro Hammerfest, part of international te...Andritz Hydro Hammerfest, part of international technology Group Andritz, has received an order from MeyGen Ltd. to supply three 1.5-megawatt tidal current turbines to the planned tidal array in the Inner Sound of the Pentland Firth, Scotland.
 

21.11.2014
Netzsch: Special Rotary Lobe Pumps Meet Even the Strictest Legal Requirements
Every commercial and industrial company in Europe ...Every commercial and industrial company in Europe is subject to a multitude of regulations for the protection of staff, users and the environment. This not only affects the manufacturing machines themselves, but also the pump systems being used.
 

17.11.2014
NOV Mono Equipment Goes Offshore to Provide Sewage Handling Solution
Three TR Munchers and three Compact C range pumps ...Three TR Munchers and three Compact C range pumps from NOV Mono have been chosen for a demanding sewage handling operation in the Caspian Sea. They will be used to macerate and pump black water on a deep-water semi-submersible drilling rig which is located there.
 


Awards

20.11.2014
Voith Wins PR Picture Award 2014
Voith has won the “PR Bild Award 2014” (“PR Pictur...Voith has won the “PR Bild Award 2014” (“PR Picture Award 2014”). On November 13, the photograph of a Voith Francis runner was declared the winner of the PR Bild Award.
 


Miscellaneous

20.11.2014
Enhanced Precision: Kistler Showcases new Torque Sensors
Kistler s motto for this year s SPS IPC Drives (No...Kistler s motto for this year s SPS IPC Drives (November 25-27) is: more accurate, more versatile and simpler. With the KiTorq 4551A and the sensor 4503B, the company showcases its latest products for measuring highly dynamic torques at test stands. Both systems deliver reliable measurement results with an accuracy of 0.05 percent.
 

14.11.2014
Seawater Desalination to Quench Thirst
Drinking water is a valuable elixir, which remains limited in some regions of the world, or even unavailable. Both man and industry suffer from lack of water. Desalination of seawater offers a way out, but the technology has very high requirements. Plant manufacturers are therefore thirsting for robust and energy efficient pumps.