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Pumps perfected for first-of-a-kind plant

15-07-2020
Landia, Arjun, pumps

Pumps for circulating clean engine oil; a reasonably ordinary application? But there’s nothing ordinary whatsoever about Arjun Infrastructures’ remarkable power plant in London, which generates 17MW of renewable energy from food waste and can also utilise fats, oils and greases (FOG). ”This is a first-of-a-kind plant,” …

Submersible pumps market to soar amid smart water management systems adoption, reach US$13Bn by 2030

14-07-2020
submersible pumps, market, water treatment, market research, market report

The global submersible pumps market is estimated to generate nearly US$ 82 Mn in 2020, expanding steadily to reach a valuation of US$ 13 Bn by the end of the forecast period. A sizeable demand pull from key end-use industries and well-established markets is poised to generate a steady growth curve during the …

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 …

Upwardly mobile with ATEX-approved pumps

01-07-2020
Borger, pumps, wastewater treatment, water treatment

Chalwyn valves and Spark Arrestors certainly do their job to meet Health & Safety requirements, but they do not, for example, control surface temperatures in the T4 range of 135°C. Such are the rigorous and sometimes complicated demands of ATEX that it is not uncommon for pump users to position control panels away from the ATEX area in …

A model facility in the fight against the coronavirus

27-04-2020
Flygt, pumps, Xylem

The Domenico Cotugno Hospital in Naples, Italy, has taken extraordinary steps to expand its capacity and to protect its healthcare workers in the face of the COVID-19 crisis. Measures include equipping doctors with ultra-high-tech masks and hermetically sealed, thick waterproof suits, and separating infected areas from sterile ones. As new …

Boosting water at field hospital in Glasgow

24-04-2020
Grundfos, case study, pumps

When the SEC Centre was to be transformed to a field hospital to help fight COVID-19, additional water boosting was needed. Grundfos answered the call and came through with pumps in record time. The COVID-19 epidemic puts significant strain on healthcare systems all over the world. This makes it necessary to think in new ways, when trying to …

Desmi hit by cyber attack

23-04-2020
cyberterrorism, Desmi, pumps

Danish pump company Desmi A/S suffered a cyber attack in the week before Easter, with the attackers requesting a ransom for data recovery. “A ransom we under no circumstances will pay,” said Desmi Group CEO Henrik Sørensen. “We do not support criminals”. Desmi’s communication systems were affected by the …

Vertiflo offers vertical immersion sump pumps

15-04-2020
Vertiflo, pumps, vertical pumps

The Vertiflo Pump Company’s Series 800 is designed for applications which include sump drainage, flood control and process drainage and meets EPA and OSHA requirements. The pumps have heads to 230 ft and can operate in temperatures up to 350° F, pit depths of up to 26 ft at up to 3,000 gpm. Other features include carbon graphite …