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KSB to supply 200 pumps for 3 Egyptian power stations
KSB Group has recently received a multi-million euro order to provide 200 pumps for three new power stations to be built in Egypt.

BPMA appoints new president
Peter Reynolds, managing director of Grundfos Pumps Ltd, is the new president of the British Pump Manufacturers’ Association (BPMA).

Curtiss-Wright ships first AP1000 reactor coolant pumps to China
Curtiss-Wright Corp has shipped the first two AP1000 reactor coolant pumps (RCPs) for the Sanmen Unit 1 in Zhejiang Province, China.

Final call for Pump Industry Awards nominations 2016!
Nominations for the 2016 Pump Industry Awards must be made by 1 December 2015.

Pump Industry Awards 2016: Deadline for nominations 1 December
The deadline for nominations for the 2016 Pump Industry Awards is 1 December.

Sulzer appoints new CEO
Sulzer has named Gregoire Poux-Guillaume as its new CEO from 1 December 2015.

Standard Alloys expands engineering facilities in Texas
Standard Alloys Inc, a KSB company, has opened a new 15 000 sq ft workshop in Deer Park, Texas, USA to serve customers in the Houston area.

SPP Pumps appoints new head of Engineering Services Division in Scotland
Ian Mavers has joined SPP Pumps as its new business development manager, Engineering Services Division for Scotland.

Flowserve introduces Valtek DiamondBack cavitation elimination technology
Flowserve Corporation is introducing the Valtek® DiamondBack control valve anti-cavitation trim for severe service applications.

SPX Flow to transfer production from Germany and Denmark to Poland
SPX Flow Inc has announced plans to expand its manufacturing presence in Poland with a new 300 000 sq ft manufacturing facility in Bydgoszcz.

Nominations invited for 2016 Pump Industry Awards
Nominations are now open for the 2016 Pump Industry Awards.

Weir forms technology advisory board
UK academic Professor Sir Jim McDonald is to lead the Weir Group’s newly created technology advisory board.

Hayward Tyler to acquire UK engineering firm Peter Brotherhood
Hayward Tyler Group plc is buying UK engineering company Peter Brotherhood from Dresser-Rand Co Ltd, a Siemens-owned business, for US$15 million.

Bedford Pumps and Hidrostal launch Fish Friendly website
Bedford Pumps and Hidrostal Ltd are launching their new Fish Friendly website.

KSB secures major pump contract for new Indian power station
KSB Pumps Ltd India has won a substantial order to supply six boiler feed pumps for the new, ultra-modern fossil-fuelled power station in Tanda in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

Hillenbrand seals Abel Pumps acquisition
Hillenbrand Inc has completed its acquisition of Abel Pumps LP and certain of its affiliates in a €95 million cash deal.

2016 Pump Industry Awards nominations are open
Since 2000, the Pump Industry Awards has been recognising the best performing companies and people for their achievements and positive contributions.

KEPL to provide pumps to China’s SEPCO for Saudi Aramco project
Pune, India-headquartered Kirloskar Ebara Pumps Ltd (KEPL) is supplying API pumps to the Chinese EPC company SEPCO Electric Power Construction Corp.

Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum delivers vacuum technology for high-speed ground transportation system
Dirk Ahlborn, CEO of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, has set the goal of making the idea of Tesla founder Elon Musk become reality: From 2018 onward, people shall travel with aircraft speed through a reduced pressure tube system.

GE Hitachi provides ClydeUnion pumps for Japanese power plants
GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) is working with utility customers in Japan to deliver turbine water lubricated (TWL) pumps manufactured by SPX Corp’s ClydeUnion Pumps.

ITT to buy Wolverine Advanced Materials
ITT Corp has signed an agreement to acquire Wolverine Advanced Materials LLC, a manufacturer of customised technologies for automotive braking systems and specialised sealing solutions.

Hillenbrand to acquire Abel Pumps from Roper Technologies in €95mn deal
Diversified industrial company Hillenbrand Inc has entered into a definitive agreement to buy Abel Pumps LP and certain of its affiliates from Roper Technologies Inc for €95 million in cash.

August’s most popular news stories on
The resignation of Sulzer CEO Klaus Stahlmann, Renova's mandatory offer for Sulzer and KSB's SALINO release were the most popular stories with visitors to the World Pumps website in August.

Westinghouse innovation doubles life of nuclear reactor coolant pump seal O-ring
Westinghouse Electric Company has announced a new Compound D – Extended Life O-ring for Westinghouse-designed reactor coolant pump (RCP) seals.

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HMS Group to manufacture pumping units for Belarusian nuclear power plant
Hydromashservice (HMS Group) is to supply a batch of pumping units manufactured by HMS Livgidromash for a nuclear power plant currently being built in Ostrovets, Belarus.

BPMA Pump Industry Awards Announced
The British Pump Manufacturers Association has announced the dates for the 2016 Pump Industry Awards.

VDMA: International Rotating Equipment Conference – Pumps and Compressors 2016 again in Düsseldorf
On September 14 and 15, 2016 the "International Rotating Equipment Conference - Pumps and Compressors" will take place for the third time.

Sulzer CEO Klaus Stahlmann resigns
Klaus Stahlmann, the CEO of Sulzer, has stepped down after three and a half years in the role.

Renova launches mandatory tender offer for Sulzer shares
Russia’s Renova Group has announced a mandatory tender offer to all Sulzer AG shareholders.

Hayward Tyler secures further funding for Luton expansion
Hayward Tyler Group plc’s second and final issue under a £3 million secured loan note programme has raised £1.4 million before costs to support the on-going development of the group’s Luton Centre of Excellence in the UK.

Sulzer acquires Moroccan pump maintenance and repair company
Sulzer is expanding in North Africa with the acquisition of Expert International Pompe Service (EIPS), an independent pump maintenance and repair services provider based in Casablanca, Morocco.

Ebara supplies world’s largest boiler feed water pumps to China
Ebara Corp has shipped two of the world’s largest boiler feed water pumps to supercritical power plants in Shandong Province, China.

SEEPEX presents Big Brother
Increased Productivity and lower energy requirements complement each other in the latest development to SEEPEX’s Smart Conveying Technology (SCT).

Neptune at WEFTEC 2015
Neptune will be exhibiting at the Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) in Chicago in September.

KBL launches technologically advanced GK-P process pump
Kirloskar Brothers Ltd (KBL) announced the launch of GK-P Pump at ACHEMA in Frankfurt, Germany in June.

China’s Pumps & Valves Innovation Awards: Energy efficiency is the future
A six-month long search for the winners of the 2015 Ringier Technology Innovation Awards - Pumps & Valves Industry culminated in 22 winners announced on June 10th in Shanghai, held alongside FlowEx China 2015.

Torishima wins power pump contracts in the Dominican Republic and Algeria
Torishima Europe Ltd is to provide four boiler feed pumps for the Los Mina Combined Cycle Conversion Project in the Dominican Republic under an order secured from Tecnicas Reunidas SA.

SEEPEX presents Big Brother
Increased Productivity and lower energy requirements complement each other in the latest development to SEEPEX’s Smart Conveying Technology (SCT).

Neptune at WEFTEC 2015
Neptune will be exhibiting at the Annual Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) in Chicago in September.

WPIL acquires Gruppo Aturia
India’s WPIL Group has bought the Italian pump group Gruppo Aturia SpA and its subsidiaries Rutschi Fluid AG (Switzerland) and Pompes Rutschi SAS (France).

DeltaSense introduces economical soft starters and contactors
The UL approved units from Eltwin cover a wide range of motor ratings from 0.1kW to 110kW.

World Pumps June issue
Questions answered in the June issue of World Pumps.

Colfax Fluid Handling introduces new Smart Technology CM-1000 Series
Colfax Fluid Handling, a business of Colfax Corporation, will introduce the latest version of the company’s Smart Technology CM-1000 Series smart controller at Nor-Shipping.

SPX files with SEC for Flow business spin-off
SPX Corp has taken a step towards spinning off its Flow business later this year by filing an initial Form 10 Registration Statement with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

O-ring material specification publication
New ISO makes O-ring material specification easier.

Hayward Tyler secures motor order from Indian thermal power plant
Hayward Tyler Group plc has won an aftermarket order worth more than £0.5 million to provide a spare motor and associated parts for NTPC’s Super Thermal Power Plant in Korba, Chhattisgarh State, India.

Kirloskar Brothers wins repeat power pump order from Calik Enerji
Kirloskar Brothers Ltd has secured another order from Turkish energy company Calik Enerji to supply pumps for its 230MW Gardabani CCPP project in Georgia.

BBA releases aftertreatment technology for single-cylinder diesel driven pumpsets
BBA Pumps announces the release of the “RF-system” for the PT150 wellpoint dewatering pumps.

New electric IE4 motor from Volt
Volt Electric Motors sets new standards in efficiency

Edwards launches new liquid ring vacuum pump
Edwards’ latest range of liquid ring pumps is specifically designed for fly ash handling, a challenging application in coal-fired power generation plants.

Flowserve names new chief financial officer
Karyn Ovelmen is joining Flowserve Corp as executive vice president and chief financial officer from 1 June 2015.

Chesterton expands in Massachusetts
Sealing specialist AW Chesterton Co has broken ground on a major expansion project at its Groveland facility in Massachusetts, USA.

Roper Industries changes name to Roper Technologies
Roper Industries Inc has changed its corporate name to Roper Technologies Inc to reflect its transformation over recent years into a diversified technology company.

ITT celebrates Pump Appreciation Day
ITT Corp’s Goulds Pumps, PRO Services and Bornemann brands are observing the fourth-annual Pump Appreciation Day today.

PVPC Expo organisers issue rallying call
Thousands of delegates from around the world are expected to attend a major exhibition in Abu Dhabi.

French acquisition strengthens Sulzer’s nuclear business
Sulzer has acquired the French rotating equipment services company Matis Interventions Sarl.

Hayward Tyler expands in China
Hayward Tyler has opened a new sales office in Shanghai, China, to complement its existing service and overhaul facility in Kunshan.

Hydraulic Institute names next executive director
The Hydraulic Institute (HI) has appointed Michael Michaud as its new executive director from 1 May 2015.

KSB set for hi-tech display at trade fair
Energy saving and communication technology will be the key themes of the KSB stand at the Hannover Messe trade fair.

Energy efficient motor range unveiled by IEMS
A new series of energy efficient motors specifically designed for pumps has been launched by Intelligent Electric Motor Solutions (IEMS).

Hydraulic Institute announces 2015–16 board and officers
George Harris, president and CEO of Hydro Inc, has been elected chairman of the Hydraulic Institute (HI) board of directors for 2015–16.

China Gas Turbine Focus 2015
The theme of China Gas Turbine Focus 2015 is the benefits gained from China’s gas turbine independent R&D programme,

Japan’s R&I raises Ebara’s credit rating
Rating and Investment Information Inc (R&I) has upgraded Ebara’s credit rating from BBB+ to A-.

ARO White Paper on new pump controller
Fluid management provider ARO discusses its new closed-loop controller that offers remote operating capabilities.

Kirloskar opens new warehouse in Kirloskarvadi
Kirloskar Brothers Ltd (KBL) has officially opened its new warehouse facility in Kirloskarvadi, India.

SPX MHSI pumps selected for Fuqing nuclear plant
SPX is to supply ClydeUnion Pumps Medium Head Safety Injection (MHSI) pump packages for China Nuclear Power Engineering Co’s (CNPE) Fuqing 5&6 Hualong One reactors in China.

Gabelli to host 25th Annual Pump, Valve & Water Systems Symposium
Gabelli & Co's 25th Annual Pump, Valve & Water Systems Symposium will take place on 26 February 2015 in New York City, USA.

GE partners with Saudi Electricity Company on hybrid energy project
Hybrid energy installation will integrate solar with combined-cycle plant for landmark power project in Duba.






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