Equipment > General purpose pumps

Automated pumps for irrigation in NZ

13 November, 2007

Glenroy Irrigation Scheme is located 70 km south of Christchurch to irrigate around 1100 Ha of land. Water flows from the Rakaia River into three separate tanks containing three lift pumps to lift the water to the suction of the main pumps


Boeing chooses all-electric tube-bending machine for its helicopter manufacturing facility

25 October, 2007

Unison has shipped an all-electric tube-bending machine to Boeing Integrated Defense Systems’ rotorcraft manufacturing facility in Philadelphia.


Industries tap rainwater resources of buildings

12 October, 2007

Davey Water Products has completed the installation of a rainwater capture system using its own Scoresby, Victoria headquarters roof, which has an area of about 2500 m2


Survival of the fittest pump solution

14 September, 2007

A recent project to replace inefficient open channels in the Murrumbidgee irrigation area near Leeton and Griffith in NSW with a pressurised pipe network is expected to save up to 50,000 ML of water per annum when completed


CIP and SIP for seals

14 September, 2007 by Dr Burkhard Ledig, CPI global technical manager

The acronyms may be short in the chemical processing, food and pharmaceutical industries, but they pose big sealing challenges


Strong growth in the pump industry for China

15 August, 2007 by Carolyn Jackson, Editor

In a recent report issued by US company, McIlvaine, it was estimated that the world market for pumps would grow from just under $30 billion in 2006 to $49 billion per year by 2016


Waste pumps

13 June, 2007

Industrial and hazardous wastes with suspended solids often create environmental problems in waste handling facilities in Australia and New Zealand. Stringy solids often wrap around rotating machinery and shafts and also cause clogging problems in pipe work, valves and pumps, and waste handling systems.


Water pump pressure switch

15 May, 2007

The Mercoid series CXA water pump pressure switch is a low-cost solution for controlling automatic water systems.


Survival of the fittest pump solution

11 May, 2007

A recent project to replace inefficient open channels in the Murrumbidgee irrigation area near Leeton and Griffith in NSW with a pressurised pipe network is expected to save up to 50,000 ML of water per annum when completed


Fibre optics link pumps

27 April, 2007

The Downlands Scheme is an irrigation project designed to take water from the Waitaki River and irrigate up to 10,000 ha of dry farmland in the Black Point, Enfield and Napara areas near Oamaru in New Zealand


Submersible drainage pump

14 March, 2007

The Grindex Master Inox series comprises three drainage and three sludge pumps in stainless steel. The pumps originate from Grindex's red Proline pumps, with the cast aluminium replaced by cast stainless steel. The stainless steel pumps are intended for use in corrosive applications with pH values from 2-10. Some examples are mines, process industries, harbours and leach water applications.


Corrosion-resistant dewatering pumps

14 March, 2007

The 2700 range of stainless steel pumps is suitable for applications in corrosive and abrasive environments; for example, mines, industries and public utilities. The range consists of both drainage and solids handling pumps. They are especially designed for pumping applications with a pH range of 2-10; this means environments where acid or alkaline liquids have to be handled.


Pump has key role in high-pressure pipeline test units

12 March, 2007

Six high-pressure testing and water-blasting units have been manufactured to contribute a key role to the Wimmera Mallee Pipeline Project - one of Australia's largest regional infrastructure projects


Pumping water from the Murray River

22 January, 2007

From its source in the Snowy Mountains in New South Wales, the Murray River flows 2530 km west, then south to meet the Southern Ocean in South Australia


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