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Pumps ensure Severn Trent renewables strategy yields greater results

Added: 2 Jan 2020

Severn Trent was already a leader in harnessing renewable energy but had ambitious plans to do more…

Retrofit saves Wessex Water recycle site from population overload

Added: 5 Nov 2019

When a fast growing West Country town put a strain on the water recycling plant, it was an opportun…

Quality pumps extract the best from hazardous by-products

Added: 22 Oct 2019

In the aluminium refining process, scrap is melted in rotary or reverberating furnaces under a bath…

Seal solution sustains pump reliability for dairy firm

Added: 22 Oct 2019

Sustaining pump reliability was a challenge for an environmentally conscious dairy until AESSEAL ex…

Nuclear know-how gets to heart of a critical pumps issue

Added: 19 Aug 2019

By asking the right questions, Sulzer helped reduce power demand for a critical pump serving a nucl…

Understanding Arc Flash jargon can help you save lives

Added: 2 Aug 2019

Arc Flash is a daily risk for those working in the utilities sector. So it’s essential, says ProGAR…

Why packaging mustn’t become the weak link in your cold chain

Added: 31 Jul 2019

Cold chain technology is vital for efficient food production, says Advanta’s Miguel Campos. It’s ti…

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…

Heavy duty pumps enable eco-friendly solution for cement slurry

Added: 26 Feb 2019

You need tough pumps to handle the abrasive cement slurry that European materials specialist Xella …

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…

Cooperation and engagement promote ongoing safety improvements for Dow

Added: 17 Dec 2018

Covering some 550 hectares, Stade is Dow Chemical Company’s largest German production site. Every y…

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.…

AR and VR are the key to 21st century process training

Added: 6 Dec 2018

Our workforce is increasingly tech savvy so it makes sense, says Honeywell’s Sudhir Kamath, to inco…

Storm pumps ensure pump station functions in all weathers

Added: 3 Dec 2018

It may not be grim up North but it certainly rains more in Yorkshire than many other areas. That pu…