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Technical News

23.04.2019
Ebsray Upgrades Mechanical-Seal Assembly On RC Series Regenerative Turbine Pumps
Ebsray Pumps, part of PSG, a Dover company, announ...Ebsray Pumps, part of PSG, a Dover company, announces a new mechanical-seal assembly for its RC Series Regenerative Turbine Pumps. This new seal assembly is a direct replacement for the existing seal assembly on the RC20, RC25 and RC40 pump models, with no other part changes required.
 

17.04.2019
Mann+Hummel Presents new Technologies in the Industrial Business
Clean air, energy and resource efficiency, reduced...Clean air, energy and resource efficiency, reduced operating costs and predictive maintainance through digital components. These are the benefits offered by the new technologies presented by the filtration specialist Mann+Hummel. The focus of the developments in the industrial business is on filtration, systems competence and proximity to customers worldwide.
 

15.04.2019
Xylem Launches new Godwin S Series
Xylem has launched the latest in its series of sma...Xylem has launched the latest in its series of smart pumps under its renowned Godwin brand at Bauma 2019. The new Godwin CD150S Dri-Prime dewatering pump, part of Godwin’s renowned S Series, has been specifically designed to combat the toughest mining and construction applications, allowing customers across Europe to dig deeper and build bigger.
 


Exhibitions + Conferences

16.04.2019
Record bauma Attracts More Than 620,000 Visitors
With more than 620,000 visitors from over 200 coun...With more than 620,000 visitors from over 200 countries, bauma 2019, the world’s leading trade fair for construction machinery, building material machines, mining machines, construction vehicles and construction equipment, generated the best results in the exhibition’s 65-year history. The number of visitors rose by about 40,000 over the total produced during the previous event in 2016. More than 250,000 visitors came from countries outside Germany.
 

08.04.2019
IFAT Eurasia 2019 Closes with Strong International Participation
On March 30, 2019, the third edition of IFAT Euras...On March 30, 2019, the third edition of IFAT Eurasia held at the Istanbul Expo Centre (IFM) in Turkey ended. The environmental technology fair convinced with its strong internationality: the 10,467 trade visitors came from 84 countries (2017: 68 countries) to find out about trends in the water, sewage, waste and recycling sectors. Compared to the previous edition, the international participation has increased by 60 percent when compared with the last edition and reached to 16 percent in the total visitors.
 

03.04.2019
bauma 2019 in Munich at the Ready
In just a few days, bauma, the world’s leading tra...In just a few days, bauma, the world’s leading trade fair for construction machinery, building material machines, mining machines, construction vehicles and construction equipment, will open its gates for the 32nd time. From April 8 to 14, 2019, around 3,700 exhibitors will present their latest products and innovations, as well as their biggest and heaviest machines in Munich.
 

02.04.2019
Inspired by nature: Berlin Becomes Hotspot for Creative Minds on Water Management
On 9 April 2019, the international water community...On 9 April 2019, the international water community comes together at Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften for the BLUE PLANET Berlin Water Dialogues 2019 titled Inspired by Nature: Combining Natural and Engineered Systems in Water Management. The conference is hosted in cooperation with the Horizon 2020 project AquaNES.
 


Persons

23.04.2019
Arja Talakar Named CEO of Siemens Oil & Gas
Arja Talakar has been appointed CEO of Siemens Oil...Arja Talakar has been appointed CEO of Siemens Oil & Gas, effective April 1, 2019. He will be based in Houston, Texas, the global headquarters for Oil & Gas and its parent operating company, Siemens Gas and Power.
 

18.04.2019
ABB Names Peter Voser as Interim CEO - Ulrich Spiesshofer Steps Down
The Board of Directors of ABB and its CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer (55) have mutually agreed for him to step down from his role, which he has held since 2013. The Chairman of the Board, Peter Voser (61), will become interim CEO in addition to his current role, with immediate effect. An official search to find a new CEO has been initiated.
 

11.04.2019
Jorge M. Gomez Appointed to Xylem Board of Directors
Jorge M. Gomez has been elected to Xylem s Board of Directors. Mr. Gomez currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Cardinal Health, a global, integrated healthcare solutions company. In that role, Mr. Gomez is responsible for all financial activities across the enterprise including financial strategy, operational finance, external reporting, investor relations, tax strategy and planning and capital deployment.
 


  

Internet + Software

16.04.2019
“The Future is Connected” – Connectivity as the Key to the Digital World of Pump System Solutions
Positioning itself as a solutions provider, Wilo not only offers digital products themselves, but also takes a digital approach to the choice, management, commissioning and monitoring of the pumps – as well as the associated service before, during and after installation.
 

08.04.2019
Andritz Presents New Digitalization Platform and Digital Products
International technology group Andritz will be pre...International technology group Andritz will be presenting its new all-in-one, Internet-based Human-Machine Interface and its comprehensive portfolio of digital products and solutions – offered under the technology brand name Metris.
 

03.04.2019
Putzmeister Offers Perspectives for a Digital Future
Putzmeister will be giving the digital future a ne...Putzmeister will be giving the digital future a new, friendly face. Transparency through networking, efficiency and safety play the key roles. Thanks to digital support, intuitive and precise operation gives users a new working experience – the motto: just work!
 


Financial News

24.04.2019
Wilo: Record Revenue for the Ninth Consecutive Year
The Wilo Group has once again completed a successf...The Wilo Group has once again completed a successful financial year. The turnover for 2018 exceeded that of the previous year for the ninth time in a row, and showed a strong 6.2 percent increase to €1.46 billion after currency adjustment.
 

23.04.2019
Van Leeuwen Pipe and Tube Group Reports High Profit in 2018
The 2018 result of the Van Leeuwen Pipe and Tube G...The 2018 result of the Van Leeuwen Pipe and Tube Group further improved as compared to previous years. Market circumstances and economic activity were favorable in most business segments. The network was expanded with an acquisition in Germany. Van Leeuwen made further investments in distribution and service facilities as well as in innovative solutions for the customer.
 


Contracts + Case Stories

17.04.2019
Measuring Greenland Ice Melt with Xylem’s SonTek Technology
A team of field researchers has been studying the ...A team of field researchers has been studying the Greenland ice sheet to answer some important questions: How quickly is meltwater running into the ocean? How is the meltwater speeding or slowing the movement of the glacier itself? Aided by Xylem’s SonTek technology, the researchers studied how the flow of supraglacial rivers, the streams of meltwater that race across the top of the ice sheet, change during the day.
 

03.04.2019
Using Solar Power to Provide Running Water
In some parts of the world, being able to take run...In some parts of the world, being able to take running water from the tap is not a given by any means. Water resources are becoming increasingly scarce, water quality continues to fall. With its solar-powered Wilo-Actun Opti borehole pump, the Dortmund-based technology company Wilo has created a stand-alone solution to tackle this challenge.
 

02.04.2019
Ebara Installs Four Drainage Pump Units at Tsuruga Drainage Pump Station, Ishinomaki
Ebara Corporation has installed drainage pump faci...Ebara Corporation has installed drainage pump facilities at Tsuruga Drainage Pump Station in the Japanese Nakatsuyama district of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.
 


Miscellaneous

10.04.2019
Certified Pumps from Watson-Marlow Assure Safe Use in Water Industry Applications
A number of advanced pumps offered by Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) have been certified to the NSF/ANSI 61 standard, a move that provides further assurance for water industry companies seeking safe and accurate chemical metering. Models in the Bredel and APEX ranges have become the first chemical metering hose pumps worldwide to achieve accreditation for drinking water chemicals.
 

04.04.2019
Pentair and SunTech Drive Deliver Simplified Solar Pumping Solution
Global water treatment company Pentair announces a strategic collaboration with SunTech Drive to deliver simplified solar pumping solutions. The first innovation resulting from this collaboration integrates SunTech Drive’s state-of-the-art solar control platform into Pentair’s Pentek variable speed drive technology.