Tag Archives: Pumps

WHOI, Nelly!

Cape Cod Pitchathon winner designed underwater motor Score one for ‘elmos’. Andrew Billings, an engineer at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), was awarded the top prize of $75,000 in the consortium’s annual Pitchathon in Falmouth, Mass., this week for his derivation of an electric motor designed for underwater applications. The Pitchathon was held October 5, […]

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Lima’s 95th

A longstanding Ohio armature shop celebrates a milestone In 1923, Warren G. Harding and Calvin Coolidge both sat as President. The New York Yankees played their first game in the original Yankee Stadium. Warner Brothers film studio was established in Hollywood. The first issue of Time Magazine was published. Equally significant, in our eyes, Lima […]

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AHR Sessions

Educational schedule released for HVAC expo in Atlanta The AHR Expo will take place January 14-16, 2019 in Atlanta this year. The convention and trade show is an annual gathering for the HVAC/R industries, encompassing all heating, cooling, refrigeration, and ventilation companies along with their repair specialists. AHR has released its educational sessions, adding more […]

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Pumps in Phoenix

In the prototypical American “oasis” city, pumps are the nervous system Another September, another acquisition for PumpMan. The Saddlebrook, N.J.-based company originated in Southern California prior to being bought by Soundcore Holdings in 2015. Its West Coast presence was bolstered through that acquisition, and the pump service and maintenance company added multiple locations since. It […]

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WEF Awards

2018 WEF Awards honor wastewater industry’s best research Ahead of WEFTEC 2018, which will be held September 29 to October 3 in New Orleans, The Water Environment Federation (WEF), announced its 2018 award recipients for published papers this week. The WEF Published Papers Awards recognize WEF members for valuable research that has the potential for […]

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Weir In Iraq

Scottish company pours big money into Middle East With EA’s annual International issue approaching, here’s an appetizer. Weir Oil & Gas Dubai announced Tuesday of the signing of multi-year contracts in Iraq with two international oil companies totaling more than $50 million. The contracts “secure the provision of Weir Oil & Gas workshop services and […]

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Capitol Electric

OKC repair operation to expand Capitol Electric Motor Repair, Inc., of Oklahoma City, has gained approval for an adjusted expansion plan, the Journal Record reported June 20. Capitol Electric Motor Repair has been in business since 1964, selling, servicing and supporting all types and sizes of electric motors & generators, controls, and related driven equipment. […]

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NAWT Training

Wastewater association offering new vacuum truck program, among others Whether you are an experienced industry professional or just starting out in the business, you may find value in the National Association of Wastewater Technicians introduction and inspections training courses. Successful completion of the training will get you a Certificate of Completion as an inspector by […]

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Gator Aid

Alligator found in wastewater treatment system in…Pennsylvania? Quite the list of animal oddities we’re compiling, no? This one might top them all: an alligator was discovered in a wastewater treatment system by two workers in…Pennsylvania. The Keystone State is surely not known for its reptiles. The Bayou State, however, is, and that’s where this story […]

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Oilgear Solid

Texas Hydraulics acquires Traverse City pump manufacturer  Texas Hydraulics, the Temple, Texas manufacturer of hydraulic cylinders, swivels, and related components, announced the acquisition of Oilgear on April 3rd. Traverse City, Michigan-based Oilgear is a provider of hydraulic pumps, valves, systems and aftermarket services for heavy-duty applications. The company operates out of twelve primary facilities globally, […]

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