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Experience Zero Leaks with a True Knife Gate Valve
Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Experience Zero Leaks with a True Knife Gate Valve

For many years, plant operators have battled with leakage problems, searching for valves which will isolate the flow and prevent leaks to the a™osphere, but are often left feeling frustrated and out of pocket. External leaks from valves during valve cycling are common problems for plant operators around the world. These leaks can have disastrous consequences, contaminating the environment and...

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Mechanical Cone Crusher utilizes direct drive system.
Material Processing

Mechanical Cone Crusher utilizes direct drive system.

Targeting mining and construction aggregate market, Trio® Top Performance (TP) employs automation technology that ensures continuous performance. Crushing chamber angle, crushing stroke length, and speed help produce fine product through increased inter-particle comminution, while self-protecting features promote mechanical reliability under severe operating conditions and ensure safety of...

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Vertical Turbine Slurry Pump handles abrasive solids.
Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Vertical Turbine Slurry Pump handles abrasive solids.

With patented bearing design, Floway® VTSP operates continuously in services with maximum solid content of 10% by weight and excursions of 20% by weight during temporary upset conditions. Pump features 416 SS or 17-4-PH metal shafting, hard-coated shaft in bearing area, and mechanical seal designed for slurry services. Offering 35,000 gpm capacity and pressure limit of 500 psi, pump is...

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Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Weir Secures £1.3M Zinc Processing Plant Pump Supply Deal with Boliden

Weir Minerals has been selected to supply pumps and equipment for a new zinc processing plant in Garpenberg, Sweden. The new plant is being built by Swedish mining company Boliden and is a replacement for an existing facility - an upgrade that will double capacity from 1.3 to 2.5 million tonnes of metal ores per year. Garpenberg is Sweden's oldest mine and is still producing large quantities of...

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Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Weir Minerals Scoops £3.7M Copper-Concentrate Contract

Weir Minerals has secured a Â-£3.7 million order to supply pumps, valves, cyclone clusters and slurry hoses for one of Russia's biggest copper concentrate production plants. The company was selected by Outotec, a Finnish contractor which is delivering the new copper concentrator facility in Cheylabinsk for ZAO Miheevsky - a subsidiary of the Russian Copper Company (RCC). Scheduled to begin...

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Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Foskor Enjoys Beyond-Expectation Success with New Warman® DWU Dewatering Pump

Based on the unprecedented success of Weir Minerals Africa's new Warman® DWU dewatering pump at the existing Foskor flotation and filtration plant in Palabowra, Foskor has ordered a number of new DWU pumps for its new flotation plant which is currently under construction at the same site. The order, that includes three 125 DWUs, one 150 DWU and three 200 DWUs, will be supplied in 2013. The...

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Material Handling & Storage

Weir Minerals Canada Completes Delivery of Three Multiflo® Reclaim Water Barges for Suncor Energy

Tailings Management Solutions Provider in Oil Sands Applications Madison, WI - Weir Minerals Canada's (WMC) reputation as a premier mining equipment solutions provider netted the company its largest single order in its history. In early 2010, WMC won an order to supply three Multiflo® mega-barges for Suncor's TRO Project, located 30km North of Fort McMurray, Alberta. This past spring, WMC...

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Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Lewis Awarded Molten Salt Pump Contract

Lewis® Pumps, a division of Weir Minerals, has secured the contract to provide molten salt pumps for the 280-megawatt Solana Generating Station in Gila Bend, Arizona. The project, developed by Abengoa Solar S.A., will be one of the largest concentrating solar thermal power plants in the world when it is completed. Located in Saint Louis, Missouri, Lewis® Pumps will provide all of the...

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Slurry Knife Gate Valves incorporate Linatex® sleeves.
Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Slurry Knife Gate Valves incorporate Linatex® sleeves.

Featuring Linatex® wear-resistant elastomer sleeves, Isogate® WS Series Wafer-Style Valves are suitable for abrasive and corrosive environments. Units provide bubble-tight, bi-directional shut-off with no downstream leakage, and have no seat cavity for solids to accumulate and prevent full gate closure. With fully interchangeable, 1-piece design and integral load distribution rings,...

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Electronic Components & Devices

Weir Minerals Linatex Launches a Powerhouse of Hose Options

Preformed hose bend, wear indicator system, enhanced cut end hose system Gallatin, TN - November 21, 2011 - Weir Minerals Linatex, a business unit within The Weir Group PLC, announces the release of two new products and one new product enhancement. These product launches provide Weir Minerals Linatex with a new competitive advantage not enjoyed by other hose manufacturers. The introduction of...

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Experience Zero Leaks with a True Knife Gate Valve
Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Experience Zero Leaks with a True Knife Gate Valve

For many years, plant operators have battled with leakage problems, searching for valves which will isolate the flow and prevent leaks to the a™osphere, but are often left feeling frustrated and out of pocket. External leaks from valves during valve cycling are common problems for plant operators around the world. These leaks can have disastrous consequences, contaminating the environment and...

Read More »
Mechanical Cone Crusher utilizes direct drive system.
Material Processing

Mechanical Cone Crusher utilizes direct drive system.

Targeting mining and construction aggregate market, Trio® Top Performance (TP) employs automation technology that ensures continuous performance. Crushing chamber angle, crushing stroke length, and speed help produce fine product through increased inter-particle comminution, while self-protecting features promote mechanical reliability under severe operating conditions and ensure safety of...

Read More »
Company News

Weir Minerals North America Announces New Dealer

Kimball Equipment Company Weir Minerals is pleased to announce the appointment of Kimball Equipment Company as its dealer in the aggregates market for Utah, Nevada and Arizona. Kimball Equipment Company, which has offices in Salt Lake City, UT , Las Vegas, NV, Phoenix, AZ, and Sparks, NV, is currently the dedicated dealer in the aggregate market for the Trio® line of crushing, screening and...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Acquisition of Delta Industrial Valves: Weir Minerals Expands Valve Offering

The Weir Group PLC ( Weir") has agreed to acquire Delta Industrial Valves Inc. ("Delta" or "the Company"), a leading US-based manufacturer of knife gate valves for the mining, oil sands and other industrial markets, for an enterprise value of up to US$47 million. Based in Niles, Michigan, Delta employs approximately 70 people and generated EBITDA of approximately US$6.2 million over the last...

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Vertical Turbine Slurry Pump handles abrasive solids.
Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Vertical Turbine Slurry Pump handles abrasive solids.

With patented bearing design, Floway® VTSP operates continuously in services with maximum solid content of 10% by weight and excursions of 20% by weight during temporary upset conditions. Pump features 416 SS or 17-4-PH metal shafting, hard-coated shaft in bearing area, and mechanical seal designed for slurry services. Offering 35,000 gpm capacity and pressure limit of 500 psi, pump is...

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Company News

Weir Minerals North America Announces JCI Industries Inc., and Cortech Engineering as New Authorized Distributors

Madison, USAÂ-  – Weir Minerals, a leading supplier to the global minerals processing industry, is pleased to announce two new authorized distributors in the United States. JCI Industries Inc., is our authorized full line stocking distributor for Kansas, Nebraska, and Western Missouri. They are also certified to repair Weir Minerals’ equipment. JCI will supply local service through parts...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

R. Wales Group of Companies Joins Weir Minerals Portfolio of World-Renown Brands

Madison, WIÂ- – The Weir Group PLC announced that it has purchased the R. Wales group of companies (“R. Wales”) a leading Canada-based manufacturer of wear resistant linings. Weir has extended its leading presence and capabilities in global mining and oil sands markets with the acquisition of the R. Wales group of companies. The company is now doing business as R. Wales, Specialty...

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Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Weir Secures £1.3M Zinc Processing Plant Pump Supply Deal with Boliden

Weir Minerals has been selected to supply pumps and equipment for a new zinc processing plant in Garpenberg, Sweden. The new plant is being built by Swedish mining company Boliden and is a replacement for an existing facility - an upgrade that will double capacity from 1.3 to 2.5 million tonnes of metal ores per year. Garpenberg is Sweden's oldest mine and is still producing large quantities of...

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Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Weir Minerals Scoops £3.7M Copper-Concentrate Contract

Weir Minerals has secured a Â-£3.7 million order to supply pumps, valves, cyclone clusters and slurry hoses for one of Russia's biggest copper concentrate production plants. The company was selected by Outotec, a Finnish contractor which is delivering the new copper concentrator facility in Cheylabinsk for ZAO Miheevsky - a subsidiary of the Russian Copper Company (RCC). Scheduled to begin...

Read More »
Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Foskor Enjoys Beyond-Expectation Success with New Warman® DWU Dewatering Pump

Based on the unprecedented success of Weir Minerals Africa's new Warman® DWU dewatering pump at the existing Foskor flotation and filtration plant in Palabowra, Foskor has ordered a number of new DWU pumps for its new flotation plant which is currently under construction at the same site. The order, that includes three 125 DWUs, one 150 DWU and three 200 DWUs, will be supplied in 2013. The...

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