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PUMPING INVESTMENT
The investment in modern, efficient pump solutions can optimise sugar operations
Pumps crucial to sugar processing – supplier
5th April 2024 By: Simone Liedtke

As the sugar industry continues to evolve in a rapidly changing market landscape, the investment in modern, efficient pump solutions and effective maintenance practices will remain vital, says... 


Acquisition shows promising results, boosts product offering
22nd March 2024

German manufacturer specialising in vacuum pumps, blowers, systems and service, Busch Vacuum Solutions, has closed a strategic acquisition in the vacuum technology industry, having acquired... 


The above image depicts a schurco slurry pump in use
Manufacturer reinforces commitment to quality
22nd March 2024 By: Lynne Davies

Established in 1975, and in the lead-up to its fiftieth anniversary in 2025, full-service slurry pump manufacturer Schurco Slurry reflects on its commitment to providing engineering excellence,... 


The above image depicts the EVO series which integrates the key benefits of the ARO air operated pumps with important features from other pump technologies
New pumps range improves fluid handling productivity
22nd March 2024

Engineering products and services provider BMG has extended its range of Ingersoll Rand ARO fluid handling products to include the new EVO series diaphragm pumps, which are designed to enhance... 


The above image depicts one of the hydra-cell pumps which provide a smaller equivalent flow/pressure performance when compared to that of larger pumps.
Compact pump reliable for seal flush applications
22nd March 2024 By: Lynne Davies

Boasting a compact, lightweight seal-less and multiple-diaphragm design that is hydraulically balanced and energy efficient, the hydra-cell pumps offered by pumps and liquid handling products... 


Firm prioritises emissions reduction
19th January 2024 By: Lynne Davies

‘Possibility in every drop’ is international leader in pumps solutions and water technologies Grundfos’ new brand signature, as it actively addresses critical issues related to water conservation... 


Image of a dewatering and drainage pump
Extending reliability through proactive solutions
13th October 2023

Leader in pump and fluid engineering Sulzer attended the Asia-Pacific International Mining Exhibition (AIMEX) 2023 at the Sydney Showground last month, displaying its comprehensive pump and service... 


Image of a four chamber jet pump
Four-chamber pump offers new capabilities
13th October 2023

Leading critical water technology company Xylem has enhanced its innovative Flojet VersiJet Series industrial motor-driven diaphragm (MDD) pumps with the introduction of a new, four-chamber model.... 


Solar pumps can increase crop yield
13th October 2023

A new study, led by the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) under the research project Renewables for African Agriculture (RE4AFAGRI), published in Environmental Research... 


Image of a silver cutter fan
Cutter fans enhance performance in pump agitation
13th October 2023

The integration of innovative features in pump design has significantly enhanced performance and efficiency, with significant benefits for lowering total cost of ownership. One such component, the... 


An image of Thompson Pumps
Station bypass pumps can withstand any emergency
13th October 2023

Following the Category 3 Hurricane Irma’s widespread destruction across southwest Florida, in the US, in September 2017, the City of North Port needed immediate funding to improve the overall... 


Image of a warehouse with pumps laid out on the floor
Pumps manufacturer excited about expansion into the US
8th September 2023 By: Bridget Lepere

Design, original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and repairs specialist Ryalsan North Engineering’s (RNE’s) Pumps Canadian branch is excited about  its expansion into the US market, increasing the... 


An African child with cupped hands drinking water from a tap
US helps fund water projects
7th July 2023

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced last month that it has committed $3-million to the African Water Facility (AWF). The funding will support the preparation of... 


a pump with vesconite polymer bearings instead of standard material bearings
New pump bearing decreases maintenance at treatment plants
7th July 2023

A local wastewater plant operator recently approached polymer bushing and bearing manufacturer Vesconite Bearings in search of a solution to a reoccurring bearing failure on its aeration pumps at a... 


a black and white photo of an adult male hand under a tap with sparse water dripping out if it
Urbanisation placing pressure on water infrastructure
7th July 2023 By: Halima Frost

Africa’s already limited water infrastructure will likely face increased strain as multiple countries experience rapid urbanisation, says market research company Frost & Sullivan Africa consultant... 


A group of peristaltic hoses which are to be used on OEM Pumps
Mapping:
Using nonoriginal parts only mitigates initial costs
30th June 2023

In a competitive industrial and mining arena, companies are often driven to keep purchase costs as low as possible and resort to fitting nonoriginal-equipment-manufacturer (non-OEM) aftermarket... 


An image depicting the flameproof Tsurumi pump
Couplings help mitigate fire hazards
12th May 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

With the South African mining industry being vulnerable to fire breakouts and explosions, local mechanical seals, pumps and complementary pumps product supplier Mechanical Rotating Solutions (MRS)... 


Pumps for iron ore mine flooding
12th May 2023

Pump and dredging specialist Integrated Pump Rental (IPR) was commissioned to assist with an incident of flooding at an iron-ore mine in the Northern Cape that resulted in the mining company no... 


 	An image of the Warman MC pump
Company forges on as pumps leading supplier
24th March 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Weir Minerals remains a leading supplier of slurry pumps as it continues to pioneer some of the sector’s latest developments and advancements. This, says Weir Minerals Africa pumps GM Marnus... 


An image of Werner Pump’s boiler tube cleaning
Boiler tube cleaning equipment to the rescue
24th March 2023 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

Boilers have to be cleaned regularly to keep power plants and other equipment operating efficiently because ash build-up forms slag deposits on the boiler tubes, acting like a layer of insulation,... 


An image of RMI’s testing regime
Testing essential to manufacturing process
24th March 2023

Mines and industry rely on critical high pressure pump technology to keep operations safe and efficient, which makes rigorous testing of this equipment an essential part of the manufacturing... 


Company provides improved operator safety
24th March 2023 By: Leah Shelene Asaram

Local high-pressure jetting equipment manufacturer Werner Pumps has invested in new devices for its rental combination of jetting and vacuum trucks to improve operator safety in the field. Werner’s... 


An image depicting a man wearing a cap and sunglasses, Sebastian Werner
Pump rental unit proves successful
14th October 2022 By: Sabrina Jardim

Local pumps manufacturer Werner Pumps completed a project in September for a mine using its Impi Combination Unit, which is mounted on a Toyota Hino 500 2836 6 x 4 Chassis. The project was... 


An image depicting the HCP L250A pumps
Companies collaborate on aquaculture project
14th October 2022 By: Sabrina Jardim

Mechanical seals, pumps and complementary pumps products supplier Mechanical Rotating Solutions (MRS) partnered with international pumps company HCP Pumps to supply axial flow pumps to service the... 


An image depicting the MDX 550 pump
Manufacturer showcased capabilities at Electra Mining
14th October 2022 By: Sabrina Jardim

This year’s Electra Mining Africa exhibition enabled KSB Pumps to showcase its capabilities as a manufacturer of slurry pumps, says KSB mining market area manager for the Middle East and Africa... 


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Pumps specialist outlines localisation benefits
14th October 2022 By: Sabrina Jardim

The localisation of pumps manufacturing will have a direct benefit for end-users who can, consequently, avert the logistical challenges that have arisen because of Covid-19, says industrial valves... 


An image of people standing next to the truck
Truck handover for eThekwini
14th October 2022

In September, local pumps manufacturer Werner Pumps handed over eight of its locally manufactured high-powered jetting and vacuuming truck units to a contractor to the eThekwini municipality in... 


An image depicting a man working on a pump
Pump reuse key for circular economy
14th October 2022

Pump manufacturers require a large amount of raw materials to create their products and, as such, they have a responsibility to assist the circular economy by recovering, reusing and recycling... 


An image depicting the one-piece liner in fragments
One-piece liner unveiled at Electra Mining
14th October 2022 By: Sabrina Jardim

Heavy duty slurry pump manufacturer Schurco Slurry released its new rubber one-piece cover plate liner – installed in the cover plate of a pump – at this year’s Electra Mining Africa exhibition,... 


Komati Power station image
Komati power station to be decommissioned and repurposed
28th September 2022

The South African Renewable Energy Technology Centre (Saretec), which is based at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT), together with the Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet... 


Pump & Abrasion Technologies’ South Africa and Africa GM Shawn Donly
More is possible with Pump & Abrasion’s revolutionary new technology
9th September 2022 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Pump & Abrasion Technologies is a global OEM consisting of pump system specialists, focused primarily on supplying impact-reducing slurry pumps, as well as dewatering pumps and submersible pumps... 


A large agitator propeller installed inside a tank, with a man under the blades checking them.
Local manufacturer boasts impressive export capacity
9th September 2022 By: Halima Frost

Mixing and pumping equipment manufacturer Afromix’s AMX range of agitators comprises the lion’s share of its global exports, which accounts for about 80% of the company’s revenue.  The company’s... 


An aerial view of a factory floor with a range of vertical spindle pumps lined up ready for export
Manufacturer maintains export market despite pandemic
9th September 2022 By: Halima Frost

Local manufacturer Ryalsan North Engineering (RNE) Pumps managed to maintain its export figures throughout Covid-19 and continues to successfully market its RNE vertical spindle pumps range. The... 


An image of Ovakado's Vicky Dockray, standing posing with charity organisation representatives
Stewarts & Lloyds hands over R330 000 to women and children's charities
12th August 2022 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Steel, pipe, roofing, fencing, hardware and irrigation and pumps products supplier Stewarts & Lloyds on August 11 handed over R330 000 it had raised through its Break the Cycle campaign to three... 


Two large  air dryers from the Sahara range of compressed stood along side one another air dryers is being used for clean instrument air at a cement plant
Compressor range well received by market
15th July 2022 By: Halima Frost

Compressed-air equipment manufacturer Artic Driers’ newly released Sahara range, comprising low dewpoint compressed-air dryers, has been well received by clients in various sectors, Artic Driers... 


A group of colleagues form Cimeworks stood on the steps of the  headquarters of Busch Vacuum Solutions in Maulburg, Germany holding their
Innovative tech for CO2 removal recognised
15th July 2022

Air capture technology specialist Climeworks has been awarded the Innovation in Vacuum Busch Award by global manufacturer Busch Vacuum Solutions for its advanced use of vacuum technology in its... 


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