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LORRAINE SMART In business in general, experience is lost owing to retirements, emigration or other staff changes within the companies or industries
South African pumps association restored
11th September 2015

After much consideration and identification of the significant needs within the  South African pump industry, six key member companies have decided to reactivate the South African Pumps... 

DURCO MARK 3 ISO The new chemical process pump can be used in dewtaering and slurry processing
Industrial supplier expands range of high-pressure pumps
11th September 2015

Pumps, valves, seals and components manufacturer Flowserve announced the launch of its line of Durco Mark 3 ISO chemical process pumps at the 2015 ACHEMA World Forum, in June.  Pump applications... 

TPA WRENCH PUMP The air-driven torque wrench pump developed in 2013 has achieved record sales
Torque wrench pump surpasses expectations
11th September 2015 By: Nadine James

UK-based hydraulic tools manufacturer Hi-Force has achieved record sales of its torque wrench pump air-driven (TPA) and torque wrench pump electric-driven (TPE). Sales for this period are 10%... 

TOP OF CLASS Hazleton Pumps MD Mathys Wehmeyer accepting a SAPBA awards
Pumps manufacturer achieves two SAPBA wins
11th September 2015 By: Nadine James

Family-owned pump manufacturer Hazleton Pumps in April won the 2014/15 South African Premier Business Awards (SAPBA) Manufacturer of the Year award for the design, development and manufacture of... 

The Xylem site offers significant new content, including product, service, parts and application information, to streamline customers’ research and decision-making
Water technology company unveils interactive Web platform
12th June 2015

In April this year global water technology company Xylem unveiled its new interactive dewatering Web platform. The new website brings Xylem’s dewatering product brands, manufacturers of pumps Flygt... 

PUMPS SOLUTION Pump and Abrasion Technologies was hired to evaluate the readily available slurry pump equipment at the mine and to supply and install other necessary equipment
Company restores pumps at platinum mine
12th June 2015 By: Kimberley Smuts

Heavy-duty pump solutions manufacturer and supplier Pump and Abrasion Technologies in March restored 37 pumps at a South African platinum mine to original-equipment manufacturer specifications in... 

Atlas Copco recently introduced its new range of portable diesel-engine-driven pumps
New diesel-driven pumps introduced to South African market
12th June 2015 By: Kimberley Smuts

Swedish industrial tools and equipment manufacturer Atlas Copco introduced its new range of portable diesel-engine-driven pumps, PAS, to the South African market in March this year. The PAS range,... 

The SlurrySucker Dredge Unit is capable of extracting high tonnages due to the design and engineering of the dredge head
New dredge units launched
12th June 2015 By: Kimberley Smuts

Pump rental company  Integrated Pump Rental introduced the SlurrySucker dredge unit into its rental fleet at the end of last month. This pumping solution which makes it easier to remove silt and... 

Locomotives manufacturer General Electric (GE) Mining is set to provide new pumpstation solutions for a mine in Chile
Manufacturer to install new pumping solution at Chile mine
12th June 2015 By: Kimberley Smuts

Locomotives manufacturer General Electric (GE) Mining is set to provide new pumpstation solutions for a mine in Chile. The new GE pumpstation solution uses a combination of existing GE products... 

Pump manager and supplier AESPUMP is establishing itself as a one-stop service and support centre for rotating equipment such as pumps, compressors and mixers
Pumps service and support centre continues to grow
12th June 2015 By: Kimberley Smuts

Pump manager and supplier AESPUMP is establishing itself as a one-stop service and support centre for rotating equipment such as pumps, compressors and mixers. The company is continuously training... 

The equipment operates for 24-hours nonstop, which requires the pumps to have 99.9% availability to ensure they can deliver the maximum capacity to guarantee full flow at all times
Partnership to help tackle acid mine drainage
12th June 2015

Industrial automation provider Rockwell Automation and mine dewatering company Ritz Pumps South Africa (SA) are partnering to address South Africa’s acid mine drainage (AMD) challenge. Rockwell... 

Development of the WHB range has been a global effort across Weir Minerals’ operations in order to incorporate our customers’ needs and requirements
Peaked interest in new slurry pumps range
12th June 2015 By: Kimberley Smuts

Interest in slurry equipment solution provider Weir Minerals’ Warman slurry pumps has peaked over the past 12 months, with sales of these pumps having increased over the past 12 months. Launched in... 

The software is designed to model and simulate many different types of data from a 3-dimensional network of pumps and pipes
New pumping simulation software released
12th June 2015

Ventilation, occupational health and environmental solutions provider and the exclusive distributor of Chasm Consulting software in South Africa, Terramin, in May this year released its new Pumpsim... 

The division of Braybar and SPP under KBI can be considered a cost-saving exercise, which is more efficient than operating two separate entities
Acquisition and merger create job opportunities, improve customer service
12th June 2015 By: Kimberley Smuts

The acquisition of pump manufacturer SPP Pumps and pumps spares supplier Braybar Pumps by fluid management solutions company Kirloskar Brothers International (KBI) has created the potential for... 

This double casing pump has a minimum guaranteed hardness of 650 BHN
New slurry pumps range launched
12th June 2015

Diversified engineering group Metso in April launched a range of MDM and MDR hard metal mill discharge slurry pumps designed specifically for mill circuit applications. The company states that the... 

New control system enables optimal functionality of pumps drive motors
12th June 2015

Global pumps high-pressure systems supplier RMI Pressure Systems says that its newly launched On Demand Intelligence (Odin) control system enables pumps drive motors to function at their optimum... 

Advanced after-sales systems enable KSB Pumps and Valves to maintain a sizeable fleet of pumps in perfect working condition
After-sales strategy aids pumps maintenance
12th June 2015

Through its system efficiency service (SES) pumps and valves producer KSB Pumps and Valves can conduct a complete energy efficiency analysis and detect variations in flow rates and vibrations, that... 

SP pumps are available for a wide variety of industry applications, such as groundwater supply to waterworks, irrigation and pressure boosting
Submersible pumps range extended
12th June 2015

Denmark-based pump manufacturer Grundfos earlier this year launched an extended range of high-efficiency medium-sized submersible pumps (SP). The improvements visible in the new four-inch SP pump... 

Saniflo sewage pumps are the ideal solution for modular buildings as they can be easily installed and removed
Macerating sewage pumps ideal for mine site accommodation
27th March 2015

Macerating pumping systems are ideal for temporary sewage networks, as are required during the construction of a mine, owing to the system’s flexibility and ability to pump sewage through small... 

The transparent operational slurry pump loop model shows the inside working and dynamics of the slurry pumping system
Transparent slurry pump loop model to showcase material flow
20th March 2015

To provide mine and general industry technical staff with the opportunity to view the inside working and dynamics of a slurry pumping system, pumps manufacturer KSB Pumps and Valves has produced... 

Continuous water demand driving increased interest in PVPA 2015
6th March 2015

With the world’s unceasing demand for vital fluids – whether water or oil – the global pump and valve manufacturing industry is showing renewed interest in this year’s Pumps Valves and Pipes Africa... 

A key aim of the “OneMine@ a Time” campaign is to build an in-depth understanding of the dewatering requirements of the mining industry
Campaign to build in-depth understanding of mining dewatering
30th January 2015

Boksburg-based pumps supplier Integrated Pump Technology has launched its “OneMine@ a Time” campaign to build an in-depth understanding of the dewatering requirements of the mining industry. “We... 


International sales increased by about 250% in 2013/14, with Hazleton Pumps’ international market expected to grow by another 75% this year
Increased turnover, international market share expected
30th January 2015 By: Mia Breytenbach

South African pumps manufacturer Hazleton Pumps expects a total increase in turnover of at least 50% this year, states company MD Thys Wehmeyer. “This expectation follows the exceptional business... 

African mining spawns countless opportunities for ancillary industries, such as pumps, to supply products and services to new mining projects
Pumps, valves and pipes expo opens African mining opportunities
30th January 2015

As pump and valve manufacturers and suppliers around the world are looking to grow their market share in Africa, particularly in the mining industry, the Pumps, Valves & Pipes Africa 2015 (PVPA)... 

Popular Grundfos products used in the African market include the CR vertical multistage in-line pump range, and the long-coupled (NK) end-suction pumps range
African gold mine receives mobile firefighting set
30th January 2015 By: Mia Breytenbach

Pumps and pump components supplier Grundfos supplied a containerised firefighting set – the first Grundfos set of its kind to be supplied worldwide – to one of West African gold producer Perseus... 

Weir Minerals has designed an entire range of Warman WBV vertical spindle sump pumps with a unique built-in sump agitation system
New product ranges to enhance pumps portfolio
30th January 2015 By: Mia Breytenbach

Division of Scotland-headquartered engineering solutions provider the Weir Group Plc, Weir Minerals is focused on enhancing its portfolio of pumps and materials technologies to assist customers in... 

Company invests more than €2.4m in EMEA manufacturing capability
30th January 2015 By: Mia Breytenbach

Power management company Eaton has invested more than €2.4-million, or R42-million, in its manufacturing capability in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) to enable the company to meet... 

The Varisco ST-R series feature front rear wear plates, which protect the impeller and the seal housing from wear and reduce overall maintenance costs
Company adds new ranges to product portfolio
30th January 2015 By: Mia Breytenbach

Pumping solutions company Letaba Dewatering, a division of industrial group Set Point, recently introduced several new pumps to its product portfolio to enhance its offering for the mining and... 

Positive displacement Viking internal gear pumps can transfer viscous fluids of up to 440 000 kinematic viscosity
Split-case pumps range to reduce lead times
30th January 2015 By: Mia Breytenbach

To further enhance its pumps product portfolio for the mining industry, Johannesburg-based pumps manufacturer Mather+Platt will this year hone its focus to several existing pump ranges,... 

Mine staff, pumps artisans and engineers should be trained to identify problems in the mining industry in terms of application and installation
Increased focus on pumps training, new opportunities in 2015 – industry body
30th January 2015 By: Mia Breytenbach

The Southern African Pump Systems Development Association (Sapsda) will continue to focus on development – particularly upskilling and training – in the pumps industry in Southern Africa, this... 

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