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Is Your Seal Flush Port in the Correct Position?

If you need to introduce less water into your shaft seal — or you’re using non-potable water in your shaft seal water supply system — you’re likely relying on a SpiralTrac™ seal instead of a lantern ring in your stuffing box. “Most customers don’t have potable water, so what they use is processed water with particulates,” […]


Get the Full System Assessment

When you think of GIW Industries Inc., slurry pumps likely come to mind. While GIW is certainly globally renowned for innovative pump technologies, a tremendous amount of effort and expertise is put into examining entire slurry systems. After all, a pump is only as efficient as the system it’s part of! “It’s extremely important for […]


Trelleborg and GIW Experts Bring Remarkable Resiliency of Rubber to the Oil Sands

It’s no secret: For Oil Sands customers, steel is a necessity. However, when it comes to pump and pipeline parts, this material’s drawbacks can also make it a frustrating bottleneck. That’s where rubber comes into play: Rubber has the ability to handle high pressures, offer greater ranges of motion, and also provide substantially longer in-service […]


Change Is Good in the Oil Sands

GIW Industries Inc. is already known for its experts and customer-oriented approaches. However, in the Canadian Oil Sands, GIW professionals are taking their commitment to service to a whole new level by adding more resources, offering enhanced on-site tech support, and focusing on a personalized experience for all customers. GIW’s new Fort McMurray Service Centre […]


TBC-67 Breaks Record: 4,800 Hours Between Shutdown

Frequent shutdowns due to underperforming pumps are frustrating and costly, yet many operators in the Oil Sands struggle with such downtime on a regular basis. Those working at a major Oil Sands operation near Fort McMurray were frustrated by the escalating expenses of frequent unplanned outages — which can soar over US$60,000 per hour. Although […]


Pumps and So Much More: Exceeding Expectations in the Power Industry

Of course the experts at GIW Industries Inc. know pumps. But did you know our expertise and service offerings extend much further? This is especially true for the power industry, in which GIW not only provides a huge variety of pumping equipment but where we’re also offering invaluable turnkey services for entire systems. Engineers developed […]


What Are the Symptoms of Airlock in a Slurry System?

Airlock is simple but devastating. The main symptom of airlock is reduced flow. When you have reduced flow, you have reduced production. And when airlock is severe enough, it can stop production altogether. For a simple but clear example of what happens, watch the video below: The problem is that air is essential in mineral processing […]


Massive Slurry Test Yields Massive Results

A research paper written by several GIW Industries Inc. experts is garnering a lot of attention, including a prestigious award for “Best Paper” at the 2017 Hydrotransport Conference. An impressive group of in-house GIW experts — Robert Visintainer, John Furlan, and George McCall II — researched and compiled the paper “Comprehensive loop testing of a broadly […]


Two Upgrades, Limitless Potential

“By changing nothing, nothing changes.” — Tony Robbins At GIW, we believe in change. We keep a watchful eye on our processes, materials, and pumps, looking for new ways not just to improve offerings for our customers but also to raise expectations and standards for the entire market. That’s why we’re so excited to share […]


New Dredge Pump Orders Extend GIW Global Reach

GIW has a long and rich history in the world of dredge pumps. Although GIW’s pump quality and engineering capabilities are globally renowned, European customers mostly relied on GIW for our ultra-reliable parts and small to medium-sized pumps. However, two massive projects have shifted this vision, propelling GIW from a parts provider to a complete […]

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