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  • BBA Pumps delivers the largest mobile firefighting unit in Slovakia

    Bratislava has a huge oil refinery with an annual capacity of six million tons of oil and other chemical products. Mark van Rosse – a BBA Pumps service engineer – recently assisted in the commissioning of the largest mobile fire fighting pump unit in Slovakia. Refinery Safety Handling A global security company is responsible for safety at the ...


    By BBA Pumps

  • New Gasoline-Powered Wet-Prime Pumps

    Godwin Pumps® is pleased to introduce its new line of portable, gasoline-powered Wet-Prime pumps. Available in dewatering, trash, diaphragm, plastic, and pressure models with both Honda® and Subaru Robin® engines, Godwin Wet-Prime pumps are capable of maximum heads to 285' and maximum flows to 425 GPM. Ideal for applications including construction dewatering, landscaping and irrigation, ...

  • Bell & Gossett revamps TECHNOLOGIC pump controller

    Xylem Inc. and its Bell & Gossett (B&G) brand today released the latest generation of their intelligent pump controller/market-leading variable frequency drive (VFD), further strengthening its portfolio of system solutions. The updated ...

  • Colfax Delivers Pumping Systems worth $2 Million for Oil Pipeline in Gabon

    In mid-2008 Colfax Corp. delivered 15 pumps and two pump skids to French oil and gas firm Maurel et Prom. The products are destined for an oil field in Gabon where they will pump crude oil more than 140 km, clean the pipeline with high-pressure water, and help ensure the oil's continued ability to flow. The pumps were manufactured by Colfax companies ALLWEILER and Warren, the skids by Imo. ...


    By ALLWEILER GmbH

  • Sulzer Extends the High-Efficiency SMD Water Pump Range

    Sulzer introduces an extension to the state-of-the-art SMD axially split pump range to meet the requirements in municipal water treatment, supply, and distribution. The company expands the performance of the pump range towards lower flows and implements a higher level of standardization for cost-effective solutions and short delivery times. The SMD pump range is ideal ...


    By Sulzer

  • Fire fighters day in Legnica

    The people in the town of Legnica, in the south west of Poland, celebrate the annual firefighters day every year on the 4th of July. After the official medal ceremony for the fire fighting heroes, the Polish BBA Pumps representatives  presented two brand new fire fighting pump units to the Regional Fire Department. The high head units M80/8 consists of: BA-C125H7 D416 auto prime ...


    By BBA Pumps

  • Officials: Gasoline caused mystery odor in homes

    Gasoline-tainted groundwater caused the mysterious smell that led to a voluntary evacuation of more than 150 homes in suburban Philadelphia, authorities said Monday. The noxious odor primarily affected three townhouses in Skippack after contaminated water got into the sump pumps, officials said. Firefighters were flushing those pumps with fresh water and airing out the homes with fans on Monday ...


    By Associated Press

  • Grundfos makes winter games greener

    When the Olympic winter games are launched in Sochi and thousands of athletes and visitors fill the Olympic city, serious pressure will be on the pumps. Once again, Grundfos has supplied the main part of all the pumps contributing to keep the great event going. The whole world is watching as athletes compete in the Olympic Winter Games in the South Russian city Sochi. A whole new part of town has ...


    By Grundfos

  • Compact fast-acting failsafe actuator calls for innovative solution

    The design and manufacture of customised valve actuators is one of the main areas of activity for Rotork-Hiller, whose reputation is built on the provision of actuators for critical applications and challenging environments. Among recent examples, an enquiry to build a fast-acting failsafe stop valve actuator for a plant firefighting system demanded an exceptionally innovative design solution. ...


    By Rotork

  • U.S. EPA Requires AllenCo to Comply with Federal Laws, Improve Safety Measures

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized an agreement with AllenCo Energy Inc. requiring the company to make significant improvements to operations at its oil production facility located in a residential neighborhood of South Los Angeles. Today’s action is a result of a November 6, 2013 inspection that uncovered violations at the facility. AllenCo estimates that it ...

  • EVTN Showcases Submersible Voraxial® at International Oil Spill Conference

    Enviro Voraxial Technology, Inc. (OTCBB: EVTN) announced today that the Company will demonstrate its new Submersible Voraxial Separator (booth #256) at the upcoming International Oil Spill Conference (IOSC2011) from 23-26 May 2011 in Portland, Oregon.  During the four day event, the US Coast Guard will present a technical paper titled ...

  • DESMI and FALCK Announces a Strategic Alliance

    The Strategic alliance is formed to offer Emergency Response Packages within Oil Spill Response, including 24/7 Call Center, Firefighting, Emergency services and Training. In addition to the existing ongoing business of both companies Falck will deliver the Response, Firefighting, 24/7 Call Center and Training portion while DESMI ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • GE Technology to Recycle up to 98 Percent of Produced Water at Italian Oil Field

    The crude oil production site at the Tempa Rossa oil field in Corleto Perticara, in the Basilicata region of southern Italy, will use GE’s (GE: NYSE) advanced evaporator and zero liquid discharge (ZLD) technology to recycle up to 98 percent of ...


    By General Electric

  • Settlement will pay clean air act penalties and repay portion of clean up costs from Danvers, Mass. explosion in 2006

    The United States has reached agreement with the owners and a former operator of an inks and paint products manufacturing facility in Danvers, Mass., that exploded and burned in 2006 the day before Thanksgiving. Under a consent decree lodged today by the U.S. Department of Justice on behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the owners and operator will pay the U.S. Government a ...

  • U.S. files amended complaint against owners and operators of Massachusetts plant that exploded in 2006

    The United States has filed an action in U.S. District Court against the operators and owners of an inks and paint products manufacturing facility in Danversport, Mass., that exploded and burned the day before Thanksgiving, 2006. On July 19, 2010, the United States amended a complaint that was filed in March of this year. The civil action against operators C.A.I. Inc., Arnel Company Inc., and two ...

  • EVTN Team Voraxial ® Gives Thanks to Wendy Schmidt and the X PRIZE Foundation

    Enviro Voraxial Technology, Inc. (OTCOB: EVTN) extends its gratitude to the Wendy Schmidt Oil Cleanup X Prize Foundation for developing, organizing and administering a worldwide competition for oil spill recovery. EVTN was honored to be selected as one of 10 finalists from among 350 international contenders for the $1.4 Million Wendy Schmidt ...

  • EVTN Invited to Speak at World`s Largest Oil Spill Response & Training Event

              FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Enviro Voraxial Technology, Inc. (OTCQB: EVTN) announced today that the Company has been invited to be a guest speaker at the upcoming Clean Gulf Training and Exhibition on November 30-December 1 ...

  • Tanker fire shuts down I-75, collapses nine mile bridge

    A two-mile stretch of Interstate 75 just north of Detroit remains closed as authorities investigate a fuel tanker explosion and overpass collapse. Police say I-75 in both directions is indefinitely closed between Interstate 696 and 8 Mile Road. Drivers are being encouraged to use Woodward Avenue as an alternate route. The tanker crashed and exploded on Wednesday, injuring three people and ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Chevrolet Malibu Engineers Break Wind in Name of Fuel Economy

    John "Moose" Bednarchik and Suzanne "Suzy" Cody are not your typical automotive engineers. He's an admitted "fitness nut" who got a second chance at life after nearly dying of a heart attack at age 33. She's a blue-haired, Camaro-driving, roller derby-playing mom. Together, they've helped shape the design of Chevrolet's most ...


  • EVTN Voraxial Team From Ft. Lauderdale, Florida Finalist in the $1.4 million Wendy Schmidt Oil Cleanup X Challenge

    Enviro Voraxial Technology, Inc. (OTCQB: EVTN) announced today that their company team, Team Voraxial®, will move forward to the final phase of the $1.4 Million Wendy Schmidt Oil Cleanup X CHALLENGE.  The X PRIZE Foundation, the leading nonprofit organization solving the world's Grand Challenges of our time by creating and managing large-scale, global incentivized ...

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