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At 80, Shipyard Skipper to Step Back After Zumwalt Trials

By David Sharp BATH, Maine (AP) — Captain Earl Walker wasn’t about to retire before seeing the Navy’s futuristic Zumwalt destroyer safely down the Kennebec River to the Atlantic Ocean. The 80-year-old river pilot and sea captain extended his contract at Bath Iron Works to ensure he could pilot the 610-foot warship safely through three […]

New Schindler 5500 Elevator Brings Flexibility, Efficiency and Performance to Mid-Rise Buildings

MORRISTOWN, NJ — Schindler Elevator Corporation has announced the introduction of its Schindler 5500 machine room-less (MRL) traction elevator, delivering a seamless blend of high-rise efficiency, flexibility and performance to mid-rise buildings. The Schindler 5500, currently available in select North American markets, combines advanced features typically available only in high-rise buildings with proven space and […]

Commercial Vertical Electric Power Water Heaters from Niles Steel Tank

Niles Steel Tank now offers 150- to 1,000-gallon electric water heaters, from 12 to 162 kW that feature 150 psi ASME code glass lining, ASME temperature and PRV, internal fusing (above 120 amps) and magnesium anode rods. The water heaters also offer immersion thermostats, manual reset high limit, hinged and locking door and channel iron […]

Goulds Water Technology Introduces Best-in-Class e-GS 4” Borehole Pump

Auburn, N.Y. — Goulds Water Technology (GWT), a Xylem brand, has introduced the highly efficient e-GS 4” high-capacity borehole pump, specifically designed for use in 4-inch and larger wells. The e-GS 4” has an innovative floating stack hydraulic design that enables sand and abrasives to pass easily, making it one of the leading sand-handling pumps […]

Oxford Instruments Analyzers Check for Lead in Drinking Water Pipes and Fittings

Concord, Mass. (Newswire.com) — Where lead contamination of drinking water is suspected, the Oxford Instruments X-MET8000 series of handheld X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyzers can be used to quickly check which components are causing the contamination. Prevention of leaching of lead into drinking water Lead can enter drinking water if the components in water installations (e.g. […]