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Advertisement: Global Water Conference 2016 – Sustainable Energy & Water Resources Management Week
The inaugural Global Water Conference 2016 (GWC 20...The inaugural Global Water Conference 2016 (GWC 2016) is scheduled to be held from 17th – 18th August 2016 at Sule Shangri-La Yangon, Myanmar to address issues of water supply and resources management in the Asian region.

Technical News

Extension of Watson-Marlow´s Qdos Range
Watson-Marlow is proud to release the new Qdos 120, offering flows up to 120 l/hr at a maximum pressure of 4 bar, double the flow of existing models in the Qdos range of peristaltic metering pumps.

Vogelsang Presents a New Generation of the XRipper Twin-Shaft Grinder
The Hugo Vogelsang Maschinenbau GmbH presents new ...The Hugo Vogelsang Maschinenbau GmbH presents new products for the waste management industry and wastewater area

Sulzer Launches the Latest Addition to the Submersible Dewatering X Pump Range with Built-in Intelligence
Sulzer offers modular pump solutions with built-in intelligence. The XJ 110, XJC 110 and XJS 110 pumps are the latest additions to this range. Instead of a built-in contactor, an optional AquaTronic unit can be used. The AquaTronic unit compensates for incorrect phase order and this ensures correct motor rotation.

Alfa Laval is Introducing Hygienic Pumping With more Efficiency and Less Noise
Based on the Alfa Laval LKH pump range, is an effi...Based on the Alfa Laval LKH pump range, is an efficient, versatile and hygienic self-priming pump. It uses a combination of air-screw technology and advanced design to meet the most stringent requirements in a range of hygienic industries including food, dairy, beverage and home-personal care. LKH Prime UltraPure versions are ideal for pharmaceutical applications.

Exhibitions + Conferences

Hydraulic Institute to Present Technical Session at the Njwea John J. Lagrosa 101st Annual Conference
The Hydraulic Institute will be presenting on Pumping Efficiency at the NJWEA John J. Lagrosa 101st Annual Conference and Exhibition in Atlantic City,

Live Demonstrations During IFAT
In addition to the extensive supporting program taking place in the forums at IFAT, this year the show will also feature eight live demonstrations—four on water & sewage, and four on recycling & municipal technologies. IFAT 2016 takes place from May 30 to June 3 at the Messe München exhibition center.

The Hydraulic Institute 2016 Technical Meeting Begins June 27, 2016
The Hydraulic Institute (HI) will host its 2016 Technical Meeting at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown in Indianapolis, Indiana on June 27-30.


GF nominates new Head of GF Piping Systems
Pietro Lori, current Head of GF Piping Systems, has decided to retire at the end of July 2016. The GF Board appointed Joost Geginat as new Head of GF Piping Systems effective 1 August 2016.

Pentair Names Dennis Cassidy President of Valves & Controls Segment
Pentair announced that it has named Dennis Cassidy as president of its Valves & Controls segment (V&C) and an officer of the company, effective April 11.


Financial News

ABB Shareholders Approve all Proposals at the Annual General Meeting
The shareholders elected Frederico Fleury Curado, Robyn Denholm, David Meline and Satish Pai to join the Board. Peter Voser, Jacob Wallenberg, Matti Alahuhta, David Constable, Louis R. Hughes, Michel de Rosen and Ying Yeh were re-elected for another term. The shareholders also voted for the proposed Compensation Committee members.

GEA posts first quarter order intake of EUR 1.144 million
On the occasion of the Annual General Meeting, GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft announced its preliminary order intake for the first quarter of 2016.

2017 Water and Wastewater Treatment Chemicals Purchases Will Exceed $27 Billion
Next year the purchases of water and wastewater tr...Next year the purchases of water and wastewater treatment chemicals will exceed $27 billon. This represents the final price to the end user. Much of the revenue sticks with the companies who mix commodity chemicals to provide custom treatment. Ecolab and GE Betz are examples of the companies with the expertise to recommend the right chemical blend and then to furnish it. Much of the value is generated by the process knowledge of the supplier.

Contracts + Case Stories

Dewatering Solutions by Sulzer Reduce Costs for Boliden Garpenberg in Hedemora, Sweden
Boliden Garpenberg, which mines a complex ore cont...Boliden Garpenberg, which mines a complex ore containing zinc, lead, copper, silver and gold, is one of the world’s most highly modernized mines. Productivity per employee is almost unequalled, and economy at the mine is always in focus. This is true even when it comes to the constant task of removing sludge and water. Since 2007, the mine has relied on Sulzer to care for its entire fleet of pumps – including those of previous suppliers – and has been among the first to adopt Sulzer dewatering innovations.

Amarinth Secures Order to Equip the Pioneiro de Libra FPSO with a Vertical Sump Pump Capable of Withstanding Heavy Seas
Amarinth, a leading company specialising in the de...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 secured an order from London Marine Consultants on a very short 14 week lead for a vertical sump pump that will mounted on the bow of the FPSO Pioneiro de Libra and is IP66 rated to protect against heavy seas washing over it.

Weltec Biopower UK Reports Two New Contracts
In view of the ongoing debate about a new feed-in ...In view of the ongoing debate about a new feed-in tariff (FIT) system, the development of renewable energies in the UK is becoming ever more challenging. Thus, most anaerobic digestion plants are currently implemented by experienced companies. After all, quick planning and construction are a must in order to benefit from the calculated FIT. Against this backdrop, the plant manufacturer Weltec Biopower UK Ltd. from Stoneleigh, Warwickshire, has reported the placement of orders for two new agricultural biogas plant projects in England and Northern Ireland.


Bitzer wins Acrex Award for Green Products
Bitzer the specialist in refrigeration compressors...Bitzer the specialist in refrigeration compressors has gained its excellent reputation as long-standing company with ingenuity, reliability and quality over more than 80 years. The fact that the CSVH3 series won the Acrex Award of Excellence 2016 emphasises Bitzer’s position as a driver of innovation within the entire industry and proves that if it’s green on the outside, it’s green on the inside.


Jung Process Systems Supplies Replacement Pumps in No Time
The failure of a pump can have undesirable consequ...The failure of a pump can have undesirable consequences, especially in food processing. If production comes to a halt, delivery promises cannot be met and there is a risk that products will spoil. A replacement is needed as quickly as possible – a job for Jung Process Systems GmbH, based in Pinneberg near Hamburg, north Germany. Thanks to a high level of in-house production, the pump manufacturer can deliver replacement pumps in no time.

Siemens Presents the Smallest Ever Sinamics Frequency Converter
Siemens has launched FS AA and FS AB frame size Si...Siemens has launched FS AA and FS AB frame size Sinamics V20 converters, the company s smallest so far on the market. With a width of just 68 millimeters and a height of 142 millimeters, the corporation has substantially reduced the installation dimensions of the Sinamics V20 for low powered motors.

Sulzer Phases Out Pumpex Brand Name
Pumpex, founded in 1968, is a renowned brand in the dewatering market, known for its high quality submersible pumps. There is a remarkable installed Pumpex base in over 70 countries.