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Diversity of pumps is a measure of the variety of applications
The diversity that exists in the field of pumps is a measure of the variety of applications in which a pump can be used.
New standards in pump technology
Lower noise, and improved fuel efficiency are common features on the latest generation of construction pumps, as are better wear resistance and longer service intervals
Tsurumi prosecutes importer of fake pumps
Conterfeit Chinese products destroyed and European distributor prosecuted following court action.
Kaeser figurehead dies at 95
Dipl.-Ing. Carl Kaeser, senior director of compressor manufacturer Kaeser Kompressoren, died on 8 July shortly after his 95th birthday.
Prague Pumping
Work on the Blanka city ring road in Prague, the Czech Republic, which commenced in 2006 was abruptly halted last year when, after torrential rain, a 20 m wide by 10 m deep crater appeared in Stromovka Park.
Archaeological find
Tsurumi pumps are being used to drain part of the old port in Oslo, Norway following the discovery of wooden boats believed to date back to the late 16th and early 17th centuries.
Protecting dewatering and slurry pumps' seals is key, Steve Skinner reports.
Slurry and dewatering pumps are perhaps the unsung heroes of the construction site. Steve Skinner reports on the technology being adopted and the challenges being faced by a sector in which reliability is key.
Compact Atlas Copco
Atlas Copco has redesigned its new Series 1 range of air compressors to incorporate a smaller canopy and single axle undercarriage.
Pumps: Raising expectations in Europe
With strong sales in 2007 coupled to high expectations for 2008 and beyond, pump manufacturers are in confident mood, while new pumps are designed to be more productive and allow easier service and maintenance. Richard High reports.
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