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Technical News

24.05.2018
Sulzer launches the Muffin Monster and the Channel Monster
As the composition of wastewater changes, with an ...As the composition of wastewater changes, with an increased amount of tough solids, wastewater operators need extra insurance against blockage for critical pumping stations. Sulzer launches a new range of high-efficiency sewage grinders. Together with the innovative pump technology, they form a complete solution for handling today’s and tomorrow’s tough wastewater challenges – ensuring trouble-free operation and maximum uptime.
 

02.05.2018
High Performance Along the Entire Value Chain with Simotics SD Pro from Siemens
Simotics SD Pro completes the next generation of l...Simotics SD Pro completes the next generation of low-voltage Simotics SD motors from Siemens. The new variant is equally suited for mains-fed operation or for use with a converter for voltages up to 690 volts (V). There is generally no need to use special filters at the converter output.
 

13.04.2018
New Gigantic Pumps for Waste Water Transport by KSB
In response to the worldwide increase in extra lar...In response to the worldwide increase in extra large waste water projects, KSB SE & Co. KGaA, Frankenthal, Germany, has significantly extended its range of large dry-installed waste water pumps. The pump manufacturer has developed an extra 15 sizes to add to its Sewatec pump series.
 


Exhibitions + Conferences

09.05.2018
From Beer to Natural Resources
IFAT shows the recycling of building materials.  ...IFAT shows the recycling of building materials.
 

27.04.2018
IFAT 2018’s Supporting Program to Address Topics of the Future
More than 3,100 exhibitors and over 135,000 visito...More than 3,100 exhibitors and over 135,000 visitors are expected to attend IFAT from May 14 to 18, 2018. But the World’s Leading Trade Fair for Water, Sewage, Waste and Raw Materials Management held at Munich’s exhibition center offers much more than great figures: its extensive supporting program that comprises panel discussions, specialist presentations and live demonstrations will examine future topics of the environmental technology sector at expert level.
 


Persons

02.05.2018
Petroplan Appoints Philippa Barnes as New CEO
Petroplan Group, the specialist oil, gas and energ...Petroplan Group, the specialist oil, gas and energy recruitment company, is delighted to announce the appointment of Philippa Barnes as its new CEO. Philippa is a highly qualified HR professional, with in depth strategic and operational management expertise and nearly two decades of experience in the recruitment industry. Her leadership will be an asset in an environment where the focus is on significant growth and continuous improvement.
 

20.04.2018
Flowserve Announces the Appointment of Elizabeth Burger as Chief Human Resources Officer
Flowserve Corporation announced today that Elizabe...Flowserve Corporation announced today that Elizabeth Burger will join Flowserve as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, beginning Monday, April 16.
 


  

Financial News

23.05.2018
Successful Year for Endress+Hauser
Endress+Hauser increased sales and profit in 2017. The Group benefited from stronger industry conditions and introduced a wide range of product innovations, including the first digital services offering. Numerous new hires, substantial investments and great strides in the area of sustainability underscore the Group’s balanced growth.
 

03.05.2018
Largest Market for Liquid Measurement Instruments is at Existing Plants
The market for liquid measurement devices for new plants in industrial flow and treat applications is less than 20 percent of the total when compared to replacement, repair and instruments for upgrade projects due to expanded utilization of IIoT at existing plants.
 

24.04.2018
The Power of Innovation for Suppliers of Combust, Flow and Treat Products
There is a sea change in the route to market for suppliers of combust, flow and treat products. It is being caused by the adoption of digital technologies.
 

18.04.2018
Large Replacement Market for Municipal Wastewater Combust, Flow and Treat Products
The market for combust, flow and treat (CFT) produ...The market for combust, flow and treat (CFT) products for municipal wastewater treatment plants is growing faster than GDP and is larger than represented in many reports.
 


Acquisitions + Mergers

24.05.2018
Germany’s Homa Signs Final JV Deal with India s Ekki Pumps
World Leading Wastewater Pump maker Homa said on F...World Leading Wastewater Pump maker Homa said on Friday it had signed definitive agreements to set up a joint venture with Ekki Pumps of India to boost its position in the fast-growing Indian market.
 

12.04.2018
Bitzer Acquires Alfa Laval’s Product Group Shell-and-Tube Heat Exchanger
Bitzer is expanding its product portfolio and acqu...Bitzer is expanding its product portfolio and acquires the shell-and-tube heat exchanger segment of Alfa Laval SpA based in Alonte, Northern Italy.
 


Contracts + Case Stories

18.05.2018
BBA Pump Deliver Four Mobile Pump Systems for Project in the Netherlands
The Netherlands is located in the delta of three m...The Netherlands is located in the delta of three major European rivers. Water related issues such as flooding are always a risk. After a serious warning in 1995, when 250,000 people had to be evacuated due to a dangerously high water level, the national program ‘Room for the River’ came about.
 

16.04.2018
Auma Supplies 10,000 Gearboxes to Chinese CSP Plant
Auma has supplied 10,000 multi-turn gearboxes to t...Auma has supplied 10,000 multi-turn gearboxes to the Supcon Delingha concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in the province of Qinghai, north-west China.
 

11.04.2018
Climaveneta Multi-Purpose Heat Pumps for the New Officine Grandi Riparazioni in Turin
The new Officine Grandi Riparazioni in Turin reope...The new Officine Grandi Riparazioni in Turin reopened its doors last autumn after 1,000 days of construction. Fondazione CRT invested 100 million euros for the rebirth of the entire industrial complex, including the majestic H-shaped building of about 20,000 square meters, the office buildings and all the open-air areas for a total of 35,000 square meters.
 


Awards

19.04.2018
BPMA Rewards Engineering Excellence Once Again
In a celebration of pumping prowess, the BPMA stag...In a celebration of pumping prowess, the BPMA staged its 18th Annual Pump Industry Awards Presentation Dinner at the tail end of March.
 


Miscellaneous

09.05.2018
Voith Hydro Opens Sydney Office
Voith recently opened a new subsidiary in Sydney. ...Voith recently opened a new subsidiary in Sydney. The company is thus further expanding its presence in the region in order to tap the enormous potential offered by hydropower in this area.
 

08.05.2018
Pentair Focuses on Smart, Sustainable Water Solutions
Pentair is now a pure play water company with a comprehensive range of smart, sustainable water solutions for homes, businesses, industry and communities. Pentair has separated from its electrical business, which is now called nVent Electric plc ("nVent"), a new independent, publicly traded company, effective April 30.
 

24.04.2018
Endress+Hauser Group Filed 261 Patents in 2017
Endress+Hauser submitted 261 patent applications i...Endress+Hauser submitted 261 patent applications in 2017. The company owns a total of 7,479 active property rights around the world. Innovators are honored at the Group’s annual Innovators’ Meeting.