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Editor’s pickMads Nipper steps down

10-09-2020
Grundfos, water treatment, Mads Nipper

Mads Nipper has announced that he will resign as CEO of Grundfos at the end of 2020, after accepting an offer to become CEO of the energy company Ørsted. “Grundfos has delivered outstanding results since Mads joined us in 2014. We would like to thank Mads for his strong contribution and congratulate him, and Ørsted, on his …

The original Chopper Pump is here to stay

14-07-2020
Landia, chopper pumps, wastewater treatment

In 1950, Landia’s Christian Oelgaard invented the Chopper Pump. Seventy years on, how is it that this piece of equipment has not only stayed the course, but now seems more relevant than ever? The design principle remains unchanged since day one; a unique external cutting (knife) system at the inlet that stops the Landia Chopper Pump from …

Association offers help sourcing PPE for water workers

29-05-2020
PPE, textiles, water treatment

The head of the UK’s professional clothing trade association has assured the water industry it will do all it can to direct businesses to suppliers who are familiar with the sourcing and production of essential protective clothing during the Covid-19 pandemic. Yvette Ashby, chief executive of the Professional Clothing Industry …

Landia Chopper Pump disarms knives at AD plant

03-02-2020
Landia, pumps, chopper pump, wastewater treatment

In the 70th Anniversary year of Landia inventing the Chopper Pump, even some of the company’s most experienced service engineers were recently surprised to see what its pumps and pasteurisers had had to cope with at a food-waste-to-energy plant in Essex. The unintentional addition of numerous knives in catering waste had given the Landia …

Grundfos to debut wash & clean solution at IPPE

13-01-2020
Grundfos, IPPE

Grundfos will showcase its latest pumping solutions and debut a new wash and clean system for the food processing industry at the 2020 International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE). IPPE will be held in Atlanta, Georgia from 28-30 January and visitors to the Grundfos booth can speak with Grundfos product experts and interact with the latest …

Landia Chopper Pumps win battle to create new legacy

29-10-2019
Landia, chopper pumps

Landia chopper pumps at Minworth With a £60M (S$105 million) investment aimed at producing 30 per cent more green energy from its largest sewage treatment works, Severn Trent’s upgrade of its twelve anaerobic digesters has put people and pumps to the ultimate test. Severn Trent are experienced in treating sludge with Advanced …