China is leading the world in the construction of solar, wind and thermal power plants to support its increasing demand for electrical energy. For those that use steam turbines, boiler feed pumps (BFPs) are a crucial asset and selecting the best design to suit the needs of an individual station can have many benefits.
The Hydraulic Institute introduces member company, Price Pump Company as the latest company to have their pump test laboratory, located in Caldwell, Idaho, approved through the HI Pump Test Lab Approval Program.
Atlas Copco Group has completed the acquisition of Sykes Group Pty Ltd (Sykes) from Seven Group Holdings Ltd (SGH), a company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).
In March of 2023, CO₂ has been stored underground for the first time worldwide, and on a transnational basis, within the scope of project “Greensand” to counteract the effects of climate change. This project demonstrates how CO₂ emission sources can be combined with suitable CO₂ storage areas.
Watts Water Technologies, Inc. has been named one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts in the 15th annual employee-based survey from The Boston Globe.
Atlas Copco Group to Complement Industrial Pumps Portfolio with Acquisition of External Gear Pumps Manufacturer
Atlas Copco Group has agreed to acquire KRACHT GmbH (Kracht), a manufacturer of high-quality technologies including external gear pumps, fluid measurement, valves, hydraulic drives, and dosing systems.
Xylem water technology solutions enable Manchester City to improve water usage and efficiency by saving up to 1,000 cubic meters of drinking water every day.
Global climate changes are affecting agriculture around the world, with some areas receiving increased rainfall, while others are experiencing a marked drop. Farmers in those drier regions are compensating for the change by installing irrigation systems, often on an extensive scale.
To ensure the profitability of offshore oil and gas extraction, operators require equipment to perform reliably throughout long periods between maintenance intervals. When an international oil company (IOC) was experiencing short mean time between failures (MTBF) for its liquified petroleum flare knockout vessel pumps on an offshore platform in Malaysia, the business approached Sulzer for a pump retrofit to safeguard uptime.
Regular pump system maintenance is essential to prevent significant cost and reputational issues. Thomas Marks, General Manager at the Association for Electrical and Mechanical Trades (AEMT) looks at several issues that poor pump maintenance can lead to and outlines some of the key steps that can be taken to minimise the chance of them emerging.