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Pumping efficiency
Tsurumi has launched a new range of contractor pumps incorporating electrode water sensors to automatically stop pump running dry for prolonged periods, and thereby significantly reduce energy consumption.
Grindex additions
Like ITT Flygt and PXPUmps, Sweden's Grindex has added a stainless steel drainage and sludge pumps to its range.
New Varisco pump
The Duo Energybank is a new 6 inch (150 mm) pump from Italian manufacturer Varisco.
Towerlight pump duo
Towerlight has launched its Liquidator 6 super-silenced pump and the latest version of its DD75 diaphragm pump.
High lift pumping
Godwin Pumps of America used April's Bauma to showcase additions to its HL series of pumps for high lift applications such as mine and quarry dewatering and pumping through nozzles or long pipelines.
Anti-corrosion pump from ITT
ITT Flygt has a range of stainless steel pumps for applications in corrosive and mildly abraslve conditions to its range of submersible pumps.
Stainless steel at PXPumps
PXPumps says its entire range of submersible wastewater pumps-from the smallest PX1 to the largest PX4 -can now be supplied in grade AISI316 stainless steel.
Gorman-Rupp invests in Europe
US pump manufacturer Gorman-Rupp acquired in April a controlling interest in Wavo Pompen BV, a Netherlands pump manufacturer with facilities in Leeuwarden and Culemborg.
Speedy response to UK floods
Unseasonably wet weather in the North and Southwest of the UK in June and July have proved a boon for Speedy Pumps, the pumps division of rental companySpeedy Hire.
New Wacker submersible
This PS2 400 submersible pump is one of a range of four single-phase submersible pumps from Wacker Group in Germany.
Big movers for the USA
Available in North America, Multiquip's recently-launched InstaPrime pumps are designed for moving large quantities of water in a wide range of applications, including dewatering, sludge, sewer-by-pass and well-point projects.
Pumpex expands SP sludge pumps
Pumpex, the Swedish pump company owned by the Cardo Group, has expanded its SP range of submersible sludge pumps with the introduction of the SP10, SP10W and SP14. The pumps are heavy-duty design suitable for applications in quarries, construction sites and other demanding applications.
Power up
Generator sets need to be tough, reliable and versatile, as well asmeeting rental companies various environmental demands. Kate Barker,IRN's assistant editor, highlights new products entering the market.
Cummins early start
Around 15 MW of rental power supplied by Cummins Power Generation has allowed a new cement works in Mexico to start production six months earlier than originally planned.
Pump economies
Netherlands pumps manufacturer and distributor BBA has cooperated with Hatz to create a range of low-maintenance, low-cost deatering and contractors pumps.
BBA's story
BBA was founded in 1953 for the production of pipes and quick couplings for customers in the Netherlands. The original company later reformed itself into the BBA Group, specialising in manufacturing, selling and servicing pump equipment.
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