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Pumps

Submersible slurry pumps in high demand

By: thamashni naidoo     6th October 2006 Manufacturer Hazleton Pumps earlier this year received a South African Excellence award. 

Vertically-configured design guards against corrosion

By: thamashni naidoo     6th October 2006 Increasing industry conerns over corrosion and maintenance in acidic and abrasive applications have prompted local pump manufacturing company APE Pumps to boost production levels of its corrosion-resistant pump. The company’s VDK pump is a vertical close-coupled sump pump, which has several... 

SA pump-repair specialists head to Germany for hands-on training

By: thamashni naidoo     6th October 2006 The engineering-adhesives division of speciality chemicals and adhesives supplier Henkel South Africa, Loctite, is pioneering new markets with its diverse range of technologies and systems. 

Urethane-lined pump promises longer life

By: thamashni naidoo     6th October 2006 South African pump company Jama Pumps is marketing a new urethane-lined pump, which lasts longer than other products, the firm tells Engineering News. 

Oz heat pump cuts household energy costs

6th October 2006 The new Rheem heat pump provides the benefits of a solar hot-water heater, without the need to install solar collectors, or panels. 

Mobile pumps offer relief during floods

6th October 2006 Water, the giver of life and the very source of our origins is also unpredictable and a remarkable source of power. 

OEM parts offer numerous advantages

6th October 2006 The purchase and use of original equipment manufactured (OEM) parts has a myriad advantages, most of which are not often considered during the buying process. 

Refurbished pumps supplied to mines

6th October 2006 Leading supplier of refurbished mineral- processing equipment, Manhattan Corporation, has secured various contracts and successfully supplied a variety of refurbished pumps to numerous mining groups, says technical director Michael Pouroullis.? 

Total cost of ownership the key to optimum performance

21st April 2006 When evaluating the performance of slurry pumps, it is important to look beyond the ?short-term gains achieved by cost reductions and realise the longer-term sustainability of looking at the bigger picture of total cost of ownership. 

Dutch pumps arrive in South Africa

21st April 2006 The first consignment of the respected Dutch range of BBA self-priming centrifugal pumps to be distributed locally by Spa Industrial has arrived in South Africa. ? 

New South African distributor for Italian pumps

21st April 2006 Provincial Pumps SA has become the sole importer of the complete range of stainless-steel pumps throughout the South African region, from Lowara Pumps, Italy. 

Largest order in Western Africa

21st April 2006 The 90%-owned subsidiary of Golden Star Resources Limited (GSR), Bogoso Gold Limited (BGL), owns and operates the Bogoso Prestea Mine in the Western Region of Ghana. 

The alternate slurry-pump supplier

21st April 2006 Local company Becker Alert Pumpmor manufactures and services the acclaimed ITT/Goulds range of high-quality, reliable slurry and solids transfer pumps for mining and general industry, under licence in accordance to OEM specifications. 

Pump specialist delivers innovative solution

21st April 2006 South Africa’s premier provider of engineered pumping solutions, Denorco, has provided the animal feeds division of TSB Malelane, Molatek, with an innovative pumping solution that has the potential to solve similar pumping needs in a variety of industries. 

A breakthrough for the construction industry

21st April 2006 Intermat 2006 – the international exhibition of equipment and techniques for the construction and building materials industry – will witness a major breakthrough in construction engineering with the global launch of a revolutionary new range of dewatering pumps from ITT Flygt. 

Hand pump ensures sustainable water supply in rural areas

21st April 2006 The pump division of national pump distributor Stewarts and Lloyds has recently introduced the Afridev handpump into its range. 

Helical-rotor dewatering pumps to challenge centrifugals

21st April 2006 South African mines are to benefit from a new range of locally-manufactured dewatering pumps designed to deliver impressive cost savings and competitive performance. 

Efficiency all important for pump-motor supplier

By: Amy Heydenrych     21st April 2006 With a drive to obtain the greatest performance out of its applications, pump original equipment manufacturers (OEM’s) and pump end users are paying increasing attention to the total cost of ownership. 

Re-engineering for a local context

By: Amy Heydenrych     21st April 2006 Incorporating new ideas, cutting-edge design and superior service, Innovation Pumps is heeding a desperate call for more alternatives and a local focus in the pumps industry. 

Merger to benefit hand-pump market

By: Amy Heydenrych     21st April 2006 In a negotiation that promises exciting developments in new arenas for both parties, BRD Engineering has merged with APE Pumps. 

Service sets company apart in petrochemicals industries

By: Amy Heydenrych     21st April 2006 After more than half a century on the pumps market, pump importer and distributor Rhine Ruhr Pumps and Valves carves a niche in the industry with high-technology specialised products. 

Well-known brand back in Johannesburg for good

By: Amy Heydenrych     21st April 2006 Cape-Town based company Southern Pumps, key supplier of Stork Pumps, has reopened a branch in Johannesburg to cater for clients in the region. 

Fluid couplings and belting under one roof

21st April 2006 Bearing Man’s power transmission division has been appointed the distributor of Transfluid fluid couplings of sub-Saharan Africa. 

A journey to excellence

By: Amy Heydenrych     21st April 2006 Only three years short of celebrating a century of dedicated service to the African mining and minerals processing industry, Weir Minerals is showing no signs of slowing down on its fast paced journey to distinction. 

A similar pump for a different market

By: Amy Heydenrych     21st April 2006 Leading pump company Grundfos Denmark’s South African branch has recently acquired Brisan Turbo as a South African subsidiary. ? 

Aquisition gives company countrywide presence

By: Amy Heydenrych     21st April 2006 In a strategic move to better service levels and expand on its product repertoire, Salmson South Africa has recently acquired Aquanox in a negotiation made official on October 1, 2005. 

New sewerage pump station for Kwazulu-Natal eco-estate

21st April 2006 Stemele Bosch Africa (SBA), part of the B & A Group, was appointed by Siza Water Company to undertake the engineering services for a new sewerage pump station to provide efficient removal of sewerage at the Simbithi Eco-Estate in Ballito, North of Durban. 

Lube pump installed on front-end loader

21st April 2006 FloSolve’s Western Cape distributor, Calberg Lubrication, has installed a Vogel GSE multi-outlet driven pump for a centralised lubrication system on a Komatsu WA800 front-end loader for Namakwa Sands on the West Coast. 

Caustic pumping without a fuss

21st April 2006 There is no spilling or leakage associated with the pumping of caustic when using Schmitt pumps. 

Two new pump products available on the local market

21st April 2006 South African company Mather & Platt has two fantastic products on offer to assist in certain applications. 

South African solar pump generates international interest

By: Amy Heydenrych     21st April 2006 Over 12 years since it launched its Solastar solar pumping system, Divwatt has found its high-quality locally-manufactured product to be in demand locally and internationally. Established in February 1993, Divwatt’s primary purpose was to develop and manufacture a high-quality,... 

Whispering results

21st April 2006 A combination of new and original technology has been incorporated in a new series of low noise gear pumps covered by international patents. 

Hand pumps for every manual application

21st April 2006 Bellambie Mining & Industrial, exclusive distributor in Southern Africa for Simplex hydraulic and mechanical equipment, distributes a comprehensive range of hand and power pumps designed for use during production, testing, manufacturing, construction and maintenance operations. 

Training workshop in the pipeline

21st April 2006 The chairperson of the Submersible Pumps Association, Sara Martin, is an enthusiastic advocate of the use of submersible pumps as opposed to self-priming pumps for a wide range of applications. This is owing to the many advantages offered by submersibles, including low-noise levels and a number... 

Software suite drives efficiency in pumps sector

7th October 2005 The African pumps and valves industry is now able to take full advantage of international integrated ERP vendor and CRM specialist Epicor Scala’s iScala ERP software suite. 

Firefighting in paradise

7th October 2005 Barloworld Equipment Energy-Perkins has again joined the jet-setters on Mauritius’ east coast by supplying an engine to a second luxury hotel on the island. 

Pumps firm active in local and Kenyan irrigation sector

7th October 2005 Resounding success in a rehabilitation project has seen South African pump manufacturer Denorco secure new business in the Kenyan irrigation sector. 

Acquisition makes company master of its own destiny

7th October 2005 Salmson Pumps SA has acquired full ownership of the Aquanox group, holding company of Fluid Transfer Technolgies (FTT), one of the country’s leading pumps distributors. 

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