Get ready for the rain, Integrated Pump Rental is ready for you

Pump users are increasingly taking the rental route for equipment as it offers definite market advantages while reducing capital costs. Henru Strydom, Operations Manager for Integrated Pump Rental, says the upward trend in the rental is expected to continue as the benefits are increasingly being realised.

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Make sure all pumps add to
efficiency, urges expert

With difficult economic conditions only getting worse during the Covid-19 pandemic, pump users need to make the most of their operational inventory, even pumps that may be considered redundant.

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Plasti-Tech overcomes lockdown challenges to meet supply timelines for a flagship project

Leading importer and supplier of HDPE piping systems in southern Africa, Plasti-Tech Piping Systems, was recently contracted to supply HDPE pipes, fittings and welding equipment for a Mozambican overland piping, supply and installation project.

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Connecting the world’s greenest data centre

Built into the mountains of Stavanger, Norway, in what was formerly a NATO
ammunition storage facility, is now one of the world’s most secure and energy-efficient data centres.

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Vesconite Hilube plate proves
itself in rotary vacuum filter

A large food-processing company in South Africa is replacing several of the
polyethylene plates on its rotary vacuum filters with plates made of the low-friction,
high-compressive strength polymer known as Vesconite Hilube.

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Megapipes Solutions brings
sustainable sanitation to Kenya

Proper sanitation and storm water management remain as two of the major challenges for devolved governments in Kenya as they grapple to improve on service delivery to citizens.

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BMG Steimel gear pumps for
harsh mining applications

BMG’s range of Steimel lubricant and feed gear pumps – the SF series – are used
mainly on oil lube systems in mines, steel works, power stations and general industry.

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KSB’s chemical pump has set the standard worldwide

Since its introduction more than two decades ago, KSB’s MegaCPK pump has
changed the way chemical companies throughout the world pump dangerous and volatile materials.

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Intelligent water boosting systems for energy savings

Ensuring the right pressure and volume of water in a building today calls not just for a reliable system but one that is energy efficient, according to Grundfos external sales representative Nick Pluck.

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Make pumps smart and flexible with Lowara Hydrovar variable pump controllers, a Xylem brand

Xylem Africa continues our mission to provide our customers with greater control, efficiency, and performance over their pumping system - through the fifth generation of Lowara Hydrovar Variable Speed Pump Controllers.

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The value of investing in futureproofed equipment

The paper, pulp and board manufacturing industries are key economic contributors to the South African economy.

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Upgraded rotor dynamics for
pump shafts – reduce shaft
deflection & vibration

Pump Vibration and Shaft Deflection of any Rotating Element is directly proportional to the diameter and length of the shaft, (L/D) the position of the impeller on the shaft (overhung or centred), mechanical and hydraulic balance of the impeller, and where the pump is operating on the pump curve.

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Solid momentum continues for the global pump industry

The current business environment has been characterised by high uncertainty, driven primarily by Covid-19 and its economic fallout.

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A new pump for filter systems

The NMP family of close-coupled self-priming centrifugal pumps with built-in prefilter has been updated with a new product: NMP 65/12, which replaces the previous NMP 65/16 model.

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The Water Show Africa

The Water Show Africa team has been hard at work confirming expert speakers every day and building on our premium content. Your free pass gives you access to all of this and so much more!

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Never stop learning

Valves perform extraordinarily varied and vital roles in the control and containment
of fluids in modern industry and society. Anyone connected to or working in the valve industry should always be focussed on enhancing their knowledge.

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Emerson’s new full-bore ball
control valve combats vibration, cavitation and noise

Fisher™ V280 ball valve with attenuator, 1061 piston actuator and FIELDVUE™
DVC6200. Fisher™ V280’s simplified construction allows the addition of noise-attenuating or anti-cavitation trims on the valve inlet or outlet.

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African Construction Expo

The African Construction Expo is the only event in Africa that brings together 8,500
stakeholders involved in construction and infrastructure projects in Africa.

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IFAT Africa addresses challenges across the food-water-waste value chain

Key environmental challenges facing the country

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BMG launches a new user friendly B2B online shopping platform

Hot-off-the-press news from BMG is the launch of the company’s new online shopping platform - BMG Online - which makes doing business in the industrial sector, even easier.

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Lincoln Lubrication South Africa secures Senegalese order for two complete lubrication systems

Lincoln Lubrication South Africa, part of the SKF Group, has been given the green
light by one of the world’s largest producers of phosphate fertilizer products based in Thies, Senegal, to supply two complete lubrication systems for their conveyors.

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Tips for restarting your VFD after lockdown

Living in a Covid-19 world with restricted guidelines, the following procedures have
become the order of the day.

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Exceptional repair &
refurbishment offering helps
customers reduce hydraulic
equipment downtime

The Bosch Rexroth South Africa Group of Companies helps customers strive towards
uninterrupted production processes.

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Golf Day 2020

Dust of those clubs, fit on your pre-lockdown golf shorts and wipe down
your golf shoes because it’s time for some good old fresh air! Pipes, Pumps
& Valves Africa didn’t think twice to host our annual golf day once the
COVID-19 restrictions were eased! We would like to thank all our sponsors
and players for another successful Golf Day.