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Truck-mounted pumps built to last

Gorman-Rupp has a great range of heavy duty self-priming pumps that can be truck mounted. These pumps are built for specific purposes including: Grease trap and waste collection (Super T Series pumps) Water tankers/spraying (80 Series pumps) Fuel loading and unloading (0 Series pumps) These pumps are designed to be extremely durable, will self prime […]

Northern Adelaide Irrigation Scheme moves forward

The Federal Government has announced funding support for the  $155.6 million Northern Adelaide Irrigation Scheme (NAIS) which will create an estimated 3700 jobs and add more than $500 million a year to the state’s economy. Funding has been secured through the National Water Infrastructure Development Fund (NWIDF) for the NAIS, which adds to $110 million […]

Canberra’s sewage treatment plant receives accolade

Canberra’s main sewage treatment plant, Lower Molonglo Water Quality Control Centre (LMWQCC), has received a significant accolade from Engineers Australia with the presentation of the Historic Engineering Marker interpretive panel. Being the main wastewater treatment facility for Canberra and the largest inland wastewater treatment facility in Australia, LMWQCC worksto ensure the city is provided with […]

Unitywater extends partnership with TaKaDu

Unitywater has signed a contract with an IoT software company to extend their partnership by three years  to continue optimising its network efficiency, improve customer service, and reduce water loss. The water and sewerage service provider, based in South-East Queensland, has implemented TaKaDu’s system across 90 per cent of its network, previously preventing billions of […]

The future of HVAC in the net-zero sector

The Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) has released a report on the future of HVAC in net-zero buildings, finding that building regulations must assess true performance and target net-zero energy, and that mandatory energy disclosure for existing buildings is a must. The report is based on a foresighting workshop in which […]

Eradicator proving very popular

Purchases of Gorman-Rupp’s new eradicator solids management system have soared. The new system, available in the new Super T Series self-priming solids handling centrifugal pumps, or as retrofit kits for existing Super T Series pumps, helps pumps cope with heavy loads of stringy materials such as rags and wet wipes. The system has been so […]

Better pumps on new firefighting vehicles

Surfers Paradise Fire and Rescue Station in Queensland has acquired two all-terrain response vehicles worth $69,000 to better equip firefighters to respond to incidents during the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018). The vehicles seat two firefighters and contain life-saving firefighting equipment, including a 200 litre water tank, a firefighting pump, first aid equipment and […]

5,000 potential pumped hydro sites identified

Research conducted by the Australian National University (ANU) has identified around 5,000 potentially suitable pumped hydro storage sites in Queensland, Tasmania, the Canberra district, and in and around Alice Springs. The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) is providing $449,000 support for the ANU-led study, aiming to develop a nation-wide atlas of potential off-river pumped hydro […]

$38 million for additional Murrumbidgee Irrigation projects

Murrumbidgee Irrigation (MI) will receive a further $38 million to implement additional works under the Australian Government’s Private Irrigation Infrastructure Operators Program in New South Wales as it nears completion of the expansion of the Northern Branch Canal. MI CEO Brett Jones said that the expansion program on the Northern Branch Canal has been a […]

Compliance review announced for Murray-Darling Basin

The Murray Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) plans to carry out an independent Basin-wide review into compliance with state-based regulations governing water use. The Coalition Government is seeking approval from all Basin states. The push for a compliance review comes after allegations from the ABC network’s 4 Corners program of the theft of billions of litres […]


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