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Designing made to measure reliability in a seawater injection pump
'Designing made to measure reliability in a seawater injection pump' is now available as a download on this site.

Using magnet drives to cut maintenance costs in a German bitumen plant
'Magnet drives cut maintenance costs' is now available as a download on this site.

Pump solutions for conveying fluid through open and closed water pipelines
'Open and closed water pipelines' now available for download on this site.

Eastern power generation market shows promise
'Eastern power generation market shows promise' is now available as a download on this site.

Torishima adds service facility in Dubai
Japan’s Torishima Pump Mfg Co Ltd has opened a new engineering, service and pump plant solutions company in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Water-jet pumps with tier 3 engines
Griffen Dewatering has recently begun offering its 3 stage jet pumps with tier 3 engines.

Pumps operating coal-fired power plants to increase to more than 400,000 by 2015
According to a report on ‘Pumps: World Market’ from the McIlvaine company, annual revenues for these additional pumps are expected to increase from $542 million to $776 million in 2015

Middle East desalination and refinery overview
Download available for Middle East's desalination and refinery markets.

New president for Dover’s Pump Solutions Group
Dover Fluid Management has named Dean Douglas as president of its Pump Solutions Group (PSG).

Larox Flowsys expands in Finland
JFD Pumps Rotors Oy, a subsidiary of Larox Flowsys Group, has opened an office in Oulu in Northern Finland.

New material for pump wear parts
Greene, Tweed has expanded its WR high-performance thermoplastic composite line which is made into wear parts, bushings and bearings for petrochemical and power pumps.

Yale SafeGuard Figure 500 lugless closure for sealing of pipeline and vessel applications
Utilizing a threaded closure cap with O-ring pressure seal design, the Yale SafeGuard Figure 500 from R&M Energy Systems prevents in-field safety risks associated with hammering on the closure cap lugs

Nviro Cleantech considers making offer for Southbank
Nviro Cleantech plc has made a proposal to Southbank UK plc, the parent company of pump manufacturer Hayward Tyler Group Ltd, which may lead to an offer being made for the entire share capital of Southbank.

KSB pumps in offshore platform in continuous operation for 20 years
Installed in 1989, the five KSB pumps have been maintaining pressure in the oil field at Norwegian offshore platform, Snorre A and have accumulated between 70,000 to 75,000 operating hours each.

Moyno Tri-Phase system for oil and gas industry
The progressing cavity solution from Moyno is designed for multiphase pumping applications, allowing fluids at the well site, including oil, water and gas, to be transported simultaneously through one pipeline to a central processing station.

Expanded Viking SG series gear pump range
The Viking external gear pumps range has recently been extended to include models which provide flows from 0.2 lit/min to 760 lit/min.

Blackmer supplies propane pump for Chiles Propane breast cancer awareness truck
Chiles Propane has raised $5,300 for the ‘Key to Life Breast Cancer Assistance Programme’ which provides financial grants for a variety of diagnostic and support services for breast cancer including mammograms and emergency biopsies.

ITT C’treat in $2.6 million deal with Dragados Offshore
An offshore oil platform in the Bay of Campeche is the subject of the deal in which ITT Goulds pumps and ITT C’treat will supply the entire potable and process water systems necessary for maintaining life support systems on-board the oil platform.

Parker Hannifin half-inch H-series needle valve
The bore instrumentation needle valve enables plant engineers to improve reliability while reducing space and money in process and instrumentation applications involving viscous and contaminated media.

Spirax Sarco wins 2009 IChemE Innovation and Excellence Award in Energy
The Flash Recovery Energy Management Equipment (FREME) engineered system from Spirax Sarco won the award for its ability to demonstrate innovation in renewable energy, alternative energy sources and efficient energy use.

John Crane to upgrade and maintain oil wells in Romania
John Crane is to provide pump repair services and equipment for more than 8000 Petrom wells in Romania in the second phase of a key modernisation project.

Dover to relocate corporate HQ from New York to Chicago
Dover Corp is relocating its corporate headquarters from New York City to Downers Grove, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago.

Hotshot tank for safe storage of RFOs
Utilised by industrial and institutional facilities as fuel for steam boilers and power generators, RFOs (residual fuel oils) need to be stored in OSHA compliants containers such as the Hotshot from Highland Tank

ASL series pumps from Autoclave Engineers
The air-driven, positive-displacement, high pressure liquid pumps are designed for service with oil, water and many chemicals.

Colfax opens Defense Centre of Excellence in India
Colfax Corp has opened a Defense Centre of Excellence (COE) in Mumbai, India to assemble and test fluid-handling systems for defence markets.

ITT opens manufacturing and service centre in Saudi Arabia
ITT Corp will officially open a production and service centre in Dammam, Saudi Arabia on Monday 26 October, giving Gulf-region customers local supply, engineering and after-market support for ITT’s industrial process pumps, parts, controls and water treatment products.

Cameron wins US$86 million pumping systems order in Mexico
Cameron has received an US$86 million order for 16 multiphase pumping systems, including Leistritz pumps, to be installed on three offshore platforms in the KuMaloobZaap field in the Gulf of Mexico.

Super Max washers from Daimer Industries Inc
Daimer Industries Inc has introduced the Super Max 15500AST, a new line of heated, stationary, electric water pressure washers.

Almatec E-Series AODD pumps offer increased energy efficiency
Almatec, part of Dover Corp’s Pump Solutions Group (PSG), has created its new E-Series air-operated double-diaphragm plastic pump line with improved energy efficiency and performance in mind.

New scroll compressor range gives 100% oil-free air
Atlas Copco Compressors has launched a new range of oil-free scroll compressors which offer 100% oil-free air.

World’s largest three-screw crude oil pipeline pump
Colfax Corp has begun production of the world’s largest rotary positive displacement three-screw crude oil pump.

John Crane awarded aftermarket contracts worth £25 million
Mechanical sealing specialist John Crane has announced around £25 million in new, long-term aftermarket contracts for the maintenance and support of the company’s original equipment installations in the energy and process industries.

Bjørge receives takeover approach
Bokn Invest AS is to make an offer to acquire 100% of the shares in Norwegian oil and gas technology company Bjørge ASA at NOK11 per share.

Pump rams for five gallon containers
Ingersoll Rand’s ARO Fluid Technologies business has introduced a line of single-post and two-post extrusion pump rams and complete ram/pump packages for five gallon containers.

Clark Solutions launches driver board and piston pump package
Clark Solutions has packaged its EMX 08 miniature solenoid operated piston pump together with its PD-106 pump driver board for the first time.

Hydraulic Institute announces ‘Standards by Subscription’
The Hydraulic Institute (HI) is offering a web-based subscription service providing company-wide access to the ANSI/HI Pump Standards packages.

Dover opens regional headquarters in Shanghai
Dover Corp has officially opened a new regional headquarters in Shanghai, China.

Moyno expands Springfield R&D lab
Moyno Inc has completed a major expansion of and upgrade to its R&D laboratories at the company’s Springfield, Ohio facility in the US.

Weir Group chief executive steps down
Weir Group chief executive Mark Selway is leaving the company after eight years to return to Australia to head up Boral Ltd, a building and construction materials supplier.

Small diaphragm pump for hazardous areas
Air Dimensions Inc (ADI) has developed a smaller version of its ADI Dia-Vac gas pump with Division 2 certification for use in hazardous areas.

Amarinth wins Carbon Trust grant to develop high-efficiency centrifugal pump
Amarinth has received a £160 000 grant from the Carbon Trust to develop a cost-effective and rapid process for the design and manufacture of bespoke best efficiency point (BEP) optimised impellers for use in industrial pumping applications.

ClydeUnion Pumps & IMBIL form joint venture in Brazil
ClydeUnion Pumps and IMBIL Pumping Solutions have set up a joint venture company in Brazil.

2008 US pump statistics now available
The latest Current Industrial Report covering pumps has been published by the US Department of Commerce.

Nikkiso seals Lewa acquisition
Japan’s Nikkiso Co Ltd has completed the previously announced acquisition of German metering pump specialist Lewa GmbH.

Allfuel series of pumps for lubricating liquids
Allweiler AG’s new Allfuel series of screw pumps are designed to move oils and other lubricating liquids with a maximum discharge pressure of 40 bar.

Flowserve names new president and CEO
Flowserve Corp chief financial officer Mark Blinn is to succeed Lewis Kling as president and chief executive officer of the pump, valve and seal manufacturer from 1 October 2009.

ProMinent's TriPower MF oscillating displacement pump
ProMinent has developed the TriPower MF, a process pump with a small footprint. It has an integrated gearbox which helps make the design more compact.

Bookings for Pump Industry Award ceremony
2009 Pump Industry Awards ceremony is now accepting bookings

Baker Hughes to buy BJ Services in US$5.5bn deal
Baker Hughes Inc is to acquire the pressure pumping company BJ Services Co in a transaction valued at US$5.5 billion.

Third generation smart control valve
Flowserve has developed StarPac 3, a new version of its Valtek StarPac smart control valve.

Varley Pumps installs new test bay
Rotary gear pump manufacturer Varley Pumps has completed phase one of the installation of a new test bay at its factory in Luton, UK.

Book your place at the Pump Industry Awards
Bookings are now being accepted for a place at the Pump Industry Awards ceremony, which takes place on 18 November 2009 at The Hilton Hotel, Coventry, UK.

Oilfield equipment survey
Boston Strategies International is conducting an oilfield equipment survey for its 'Annual State of the Supply Chain Management Study'.

ITT Fluid Technology’s Q2 revenues slip 15%
ITT Fluid Technology’s second quarter 2009 revenues were down 15% overall and 7% organically to US$869 million, compared with US$1025.6 million in the second quarter of 2008.

Flowserve wins US$8mn South China Sea pump order
Flowserve Corp has announced an US$8 million order from Shell Malaysia Exploration & Production for pumps to help with oil recovery efforts for the St Joseph field in the South China Sea.

Seal can reduce energy consumption
A high-temperature pump gas seal, developed by Flowserve Corp, aims to reduce energy consumption for the hottest process pumps in refinery and hydrocarbon facilities.

Three new contract wins for Bjørge
Bjørge Eureka AS has secured three contracts from Norske Shell AS worth NKr18 million.

Nikkiso to acquire Lewa
Japan’s Nikkiso Co Ltd has announced plans to buy German metering pump specialist Lewa GmbH.

Allweiler offers spare parts kits
Allweiler AG is now selling spare parts kits for all of its standard pumps.

Pump Industry Awards call for entries
Nominations are now open for the 2009 Pump Industry Awards. These awards recognise and promote best practice in pump manufacture and supply.

Progressing cavity pump developed for down-hole applications
R&M Energy Systems has launched a new line of Moyno high temperature down-hole pumps.

Fuel recirculating system features back-up pump
RCI Technologies has introduced the FRS 660-11-DPU-UL - the newest addition to the company’s line of diesel fuel purifiers and fuel recirculating systems.

Flowserve opens joint Middle East testing facility
Flowserve Corporation and the Al-Rushaid Group have opened a pump manufacturing, repair and testing facility in the Middle East.

ERI to provide energy efficient water to South America
Energy Recovery Inc (ERI) have been awarded a contract by Acciona Agua to provide its PX technology to Acciona Agua's latest desalination plant in Venezuela. ERI produce energy recovery devices which lower the energy consumption in desalination plants.

Colfax wins major contract in Brunei
Colfax Corporation has secured a €1 million sale of pumping systems to Brunei Shell Petroleum.

Successful 2008 for Sulzer
Sulzer says that it experienced increases in order intake, sales, operating income and cash flow in 2008 but expects a slowdown in 2009.

Ingersoll-Rand moves to Ireland
Ingersoll-Rand Company Limited is to relocate the company from Bermuda to Ireland.

Fast priming pump for chemicals
Finish Thompson has developed the SP 22 Series, a centrifugal pump which has lifts up to 25 ft and fast priming time of up to 18 ft in 90 seconds.

Colfax establishes global oil and gas group
Colfax Corp has created a global oil and gas group to provide technical consulting expertise to its local offices and customers throughout the world.

Haldex Concentric wins sustainability award
Diesel engine pump manufacturer Haldex Concentric has won a sustainability award from Midlands Excellence, a regional organisation that promotes business excellence in the UK.

Process control actuator from Rotork
Rotork has launched a new range of electric actuators for the operation of process control valves.

ITT pump diaphragm has acid resistance
ITT-Flojet has developed a pump incorporating a perfluoroelastomer diaphragm with increased acid and hydrocarbon resistance.

AxFlow King Cobra deals with aggressive media
AxFlow has launched the King Cobra, a heavy duty peristaltic pump designed for abrasive, viscous and aggressive media.

Pro Cam positive displacement pump
SPX has launched a new positive displacement pump in its ProCam range - the ProCam Smart.

Vane pump for ethanol processing
Blackmer has introduced the ProVane® Motor Speed Vane Pump line for ethanol processing, blending and transfer applications.

Northern Ireland partner for ABB
ABB has appointed Northern Irish motor specialist JJ Loughran as ABB's motor service partner for Northern Ireland.

New MD for Blackmer
PD and centrifugal pumps specialist Blackmer has announced the promotion of Tom Madden to the position of managing director.

Elastomer seals designed for biofuels
Precision Polymer Engineering (PPE) has launched a range of sealing solutions that have been specially developed by PPE for manufacturers, handlers, processors and carriers of biofuels.

New sustainability role for Flowserve
Flowserve has appointed Lars E. Rosene as chief sustainability officer in addition to his current role leading global communications and public affairs.

Maintain-in-place PC pump from Mono
Mono NOV, has launched a pump which can be maintained-in-place (MIP).




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