Pumps and Circular Economy

Every year thousands of old worn pumps are thrown away as scrap material becoming a huge headache for mining companies around the world. Petar Ostojic from Neptuno Pumps shows how some companies are transforming this into a global opportunity by replacing the old linear economy –produce, use and throw away- with circular economy. Read the … Continuar leyendo

Neptuno Pumps selected Runner-Up at WEF’s 2016 The Circulars in Davos

We are honored to be the first and only company form Chile and Latin America to be selected as Runner-Up at the World Economic Forum’s 2016 The Circulars Awards celebrated in Davos. We are proud to be pioneers in the transition towards a circular economy and we firmly believe that it is the most effective … Continuar leyendo

Neptuno Pumps featured in The Guardian (UK).

We are honored to be featured at one of the most prestigious newspapers in the world: The Guardian (UK) for our contribution to the transition towards a circular economy. «Airbnb for cars and Canada’s food waste fight: 10 circular businesses in the Davos spotlight. From Taiwan to the Atacama desert, and eco-homes to recycling software, we … Continuar leyendo

Moving towards a Circular Economy

Due to the current scarcity and high value of commodities, we believe in the need to move towards a Circular Economy that recycles materials, remanufactures equipment and helps mitigate the effects of climate change. We are proud to be a design and manufacturing company that reuses and recycles scrap metal to produce new highly engineered … Continuar leyendo

Circular Economy, Remanufacturing & 3D Printing

We are pleased to announce that we’ve added three new categories to our Neptuno Pumps web page: Circular Economy, Remanufacturing & 3D Printing. Circular Economy: Given the current scarcity and high value of commodities, we believe in the need to move towards a circular economy that recycles materials, remanufactures equipment and help mitigate the effects … Continuar leyendo

Axial thrust in vertical turbines

Reliability and availability are crucial for the mining industry, where pump systems are located at isolated and high altitude locations with limited access to machinery and workforce. Petar Ostojic from Neptuno Pumps discusses how incorporating engineered axial thrust bearing assemblies can improve vertical turbine pumps reliability while reducing their life cycle cost. To read the … Continuar leyendo

2X Finalistas en The Circulars 2016

Estamos felices y orgullosos de poder decir que Neptuno Pumps se ha convertido en la primera empresa chilena en ser seleccionado como finalista en dos categorías en The Circulars 2016 a celebrarse en Davos: People’s Choice Award y Circular Economy Enterprise Award. El World Economic Forum Young Global Leaders Circular Economy Taskforce nos ha seleccionado … Continuar leyendo

Pumps and Circular Economy

For several years, due to the good prices of metals and the lack of engineering and manufacturing capabilities installed in Latin America, the mining industry has operated under a lineal philosophy with its overseas providers, over-stocking pump parts and components with a “throw things away” approach. However the current economic crisis, global warming and a … Continuar leyendo