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Blockchain will release the energy industry's potential

Added: 17 Jul 2019

The energy industry is understandably cautious about blockchain technology, but we should heed the …

Fish friendly pump stations help save a threatened species

Added: 26 Jun 2019

The European Eel is a species in rapid decline and pumps are part of the problem. Unless, that is, …

Drive for energy efficiences means a greater appreciation of the role of pumps

Added: 26 Jun 2019

Reducing manufacturing labour costs has long had priority over energy savings but the focus is shif…

Telemetry: the often overlooked Industry 4.0 gain

Added: 18 Jun 2019

You can’t ignore the impact of IIoT in the process sectors but you might miss one low key yet signi…

How process optimisation promotes workflow

Added: 17 Jun 2019

Bürkert’s Greg Wainhouse examines how the wastewater and brewing sectors employ process optimisatio…

Chopper pumps provide robust solution for unscreened sludge

Added: 13 Jun 2019

The failures of unscreened sludge mixing is a reminder of the benefits that chopper pumps can provi…

Valves provide the answer to a faulty blower problem

Added: 6 Jun 2019

When faulty blowers threatened a water company’s filtration system, Sulzer identified valves as the…

Korean boom industry turns to UK firm for pipeline guarantees

Added: 22 May 2019

Asia’s regasification sector is growing and this has increased interest in High Integrity Pressure …

Tech brings environmentalism and effectiveness to micropollutant fight

Added: 15 May 2019

Technological advances have paved the way for environmentally-friendly and increasingly effective w…

Virtual training sidelines downtime

Added: 24 Apr 2019

What’s the answer when you install a state of the art process system but can’t train staff on it wi…

Six ingredients for better additive manufacturing

Added: 17 Apr 2019

Additive Manufacturing (AM) of metal parts and components is gaining prominence for its potential t…

Designing cable assemblies with practical manufacturing in mind

Added: 10 Apr 2019

When you design cable assemblies, you need to know the end result is practical for manufacturing. T…

Relubrication is the key to recycling ball bearings

Added: 3 Apr 2019

Chris Johnson of SMB Bearings explains the sudden surge in popularity of reusing and recycling ball…

Revolutionary sludge treatment adopted by Thames after trial success

Added: 22 Mar 2019

SEEPEX recently trialled its revolutionary treatment for dewatered sludge handling and following te…

Pump Industry Awards 2019 – pick your winner

Added: 20 Feb 2019

With a total of 37 finalists included in the shortlist of Pump Industry Awards entries for the seve…

Conservation-focused project gives maximum effectiveness for minimum visibility

Added: 30 Jan 2019

Processing waste is hard enough when there is no mains sewerage available but what about when the p…

Pumps to sustain a business and the environment

Added: 16 Jan 2019

On a remote farm, sustainability is a business as well as an environmental choice and it has to wor…

Avoid generator fuel tank contamination and unnecessary downtime

Added: 14 Jan 2019

The introduction of bio-content in fuel creates potential for generator contamination issues. Steve…

CMMS boost for proactive maintenance

Added: 12 Dec 2018

Installing a new CMMS at Wavin’s UK site proved its worth with a boost to preventative maintenance.…

How an industrial setback produced a heat transfer solution

Added: 10 Dec 2018

An industrial accident caused serious damage to a plant but opened the way for a redesign of proces…