Weirs, Sluices, Flumes, Gates News

  • Rotork fulfils electric and pneumatic actuation contracts for Suncor Fort Hills oil sands development

    In a recent contract, Rotork’s facility at Calgary has fitted IQ3 intelligent electric actuators to fifteen gate valves, sized 42", 48" and 60", and shipped them to the Suncor Fort Hills oil sands mine project in the Athabasca region of Alberta in Canada. This contract is one of many for Suncor Fort Hills which involve Rotork on a global scale. In addition to electric actuators supplied ...


    By Rotork

  • Resilient Seat Gate Valve – Our NEW Flyer

    The Aquavault is a resilient seat gate valve that is designed specifically for pipeline isolation. With full WRAS approval it is a highly regarded product for potable water applications and buried duty service. Check our T-T’s new Aquavault flyer Our new flyer presents a clear and concise overview of the Aquavault, including a cross sectional graphic to highlight technical ...


    By T-T Pumps Ltd.

  • Merck Donates 500 Millionth Praziquantel Tablet

    Merck, a leading science and technology company, today announced that it has donated to the World Health Organization (WHO) the 500 millionth tablet to treat the insidious worm disease schistosomiasis. At a school located roughly 25 km north-west of Abidjan, representatives from Merck, WHO and the Ministry of Health of Ivory Coast jointly announced the launch of the medicine’s distribution ...


    By Merck Millipore

  • Efforts Are Still Needed for China Valve Enterprises

    Nowadays,there are a great many Valves Companies that has obtained the ISO9001 quality management certification in order to better serve the foreign enterprises, and API certification. Some enterprises have also got European Union CE and API certification. In the meantime, many valve enterprises in China have ...

  • Successful Dry Test At Appleton!

    Representatives of Troy-Ontor, Integrity Electric and Valley Sales & Equipment joined the staff of Gedawin Novo Controls at Appleton, Ontario on August 17th, 2016.  The purpose of the day was to conduct a dry test of the automated gate system. The system worked as planned and there were no issues!  The Appleton Sluice Gate Retrofit project undertaken by Gedawin Novo Controls is ...


    By Gedawin Novo Controls Inc.

  • ANDRITZ receives important order for a new pumped storage plant in Portugal

    ANDRITZ HYDRO GmbH, a member of international technology group ANDRITZ, has been contracted by the Spanish energy utility IBERDROLA GENERACIÓN to supply the electro-mechanical equipment and the penstock for the new pumped storage hydropower plant Gouvães in Portugal. The total contract value for ANDRITZ amounts to about 140 million euros. The scope of delivery comprises design, ...


    By ANDRITZ AG

  • Bulk Container Manufacturer Unveils Sanitary Dispensing Container

    Material handling product manufacturer MODRoto, Madison, IN (MODRoto.com) has unveiled its Powder-Saver dry hopper container in a sanitary design. Rotationally molded from FDA/USDA-approved polyethylene and fitted with a stainless steel, dust-tight slide gate, the plastic, sanitary dispensing container ...


    By MODRoto

  • Water crisis in the Gulf needs radical solutions

    Despite their location smack in the middle of the desert, the Gulf countries have water parks, public fountains, and bright green lawns. But all that glitters is not gold, and a water crisis is looming for countries such as Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Technology can alleviate its natural scarcity – there will be enough to drink – but the costs and ...


    By IRIN

  • HORIBA Scientific Announces New PTI QuantaMaster Spectrofluorometer

    HORIBA Scientific, global leader in fluorescence spectroscopy systems and solutions, has just announced the newest addition to the PTI QuantaMaster Series: The PTI QuantaMaster 8000 spectrofluorometer. The new PTI QuantaMaster 8000 series offers the highest guaranteed sensitivity on the market, with a signal- to-noise ratio (SNR) of 30,000:1 RMS for water Raman, matched only by HORIBA’s own ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • MicroFlow - Maintenance-free Non-contacting Liquid Velocity Sensor

    UK measurement specialist Pulsar Process Measurement's latest launch is MicroFlow, a microwave based non-contacting velocity sensor that mounts simply above a channel to provide maintenance-free, reliable, repeatable and accurate velocity measurement. For flow volume measurement, velocity x area provides ...

  • 3 Flow Measurement Sites with One Transmitter

    The manufacturer presents a transmitter capable of simultaneously measuring up to three different measurement places with 9 flow velocity sensors in total. This means less installation expenses, low space requirements for installation in control cabinets and simultaneous access to 3 measurement sites using merely one communication interface. By using the new version operators are free ...


    By NIVUS GmbH

  • ANDRITZ to equip new hydropower station in Pakistan

    ANDRITZ HYDRO, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order from Daelim Lotte Joint Venture to supply the electromechanical equipment, hydraulic steel structures, penstocks, and control systems for the Gulpur hydropower station, Pakistan. Start-up is scheduled for mid-2019. The order value amounts to approximately 65 million euros. ANDRITZ HYDRO is to ...

  • Mud Tanks/ High & Low Catch Tanks

    Trilliant's 200, 300, & 400 bbl Mud Tanks, are designed and built for multiple uses. The tanks can be used to mix drilling fluids and/or store them. These tanks can also be used as flow back tanks and as flocculent tanks. The tanks have three compartments and each wall has a one foot weir for skimming abilities if needed. Trilliant's High & Low Catch Tanks are designed and built to ...

  • New IQ valve actuator has optimised stem acceptance and torque output

    Rotork has introduced a new model in its IQ range of non-intrusive intelligent electric actuators with an optimised combination of valve stem diameter acceptance and torque output to facilitate economical automation of valves and penstocks typically found in the water and effluent treatment industries. The new IQ19 actuator combines a stem acceptance of up to 51mm (2 inches) diameter with ...


    By Rotork

  • AWWA announces new manual on power actuators

    The American Water Works Association has released its newest manual – M66 Cylinder and Vane Actuators and Controls – Design and Installation. M66 provides valuable information on the design and installation of hydraulic and pneumatic power actuators. Power actuators are a fundamental part of water and wastewater systems and are rising in ...

  • KWT Group new product introduction

    KWT Group, the Dutch leading manufacturer of penstocks, non-return valves and tilting weirs for aquatic control applications, introduces its latest development. In addition to its current range of penstocks for sewage treatment and pump stations,  cooling towers, desalination plants, stormwater prevention systems and water intake for industrial and power plants, the INOX4 DT holds ...

  • New hand operated spur gearbox for multi-turn valves

    The new HOS/MPR multi-turn spur gearboxes from Rotork Gears are designed for the manual operation of gate, globe, sluice and penstock valves with torque demands from 508Nm to 15,917Nm. These rugged gearboxes can be installed above or underground with upward or downward input orientation. The totally enclosed, maintenance-free spur gearing is grease lubricated for life and designed with ...


    By Rotork

  • Rotork valve actuators at hub of automated flood alleviation scheme

    An extended scope contract performed by Rotork Site Services has successfully delivered full automation of a flood alleviation scheme protecting the historic town of Cardigan in West Wales. The project involved replacing unreliable actuators from another manufacturer, installing a PLC control cabinet and interfacing with the existing river level sensor and telemetry ...


    By Rotork

  • Rotary Batch Mixer Blends Potentially Flammable Materials

    A new Miniature Rotary Batch Mixer model MX-1-SS from Munson Machinery blends gun powder, thermite powder, magnesium powder and other potentially flammable bulk materials and additives with total uniformity in two to three minutes, regardless of disparities in the ...

  • New Service Centre enhances support for Rotork clients in Scotland

    Rotork UK has announced the opening of a new Service Centre in Glasgow to provide enhanced, faster and more economical support for its flow control products in Scotland. During nearly 60 years of serving Scottish industries, tens of thousands of Rotork actuators and associated products have been installed in market sectors including conventional and nuclear power generation, oil & ...


    By Rotork

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