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    Mining | GIW

    How Does GIW Support Customers?

    For nearly 130 years of operation, we’ve earned a reputation for reliability and trust — and our talented technical services team is a big part of tha...

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    Mining | GIW

    Is Your Piping Stressing Your Pump?

    Operators in the mining industry are aware that centrifugal pump systems are subject to pressures and forces. To minimize stress and lower the risk of...

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    Mining | GIW

    What is the Right Torque for My Assembly Fasteners?

    The process of assembling a pump system comes with many steps and plenty of room for error. That’s why operators must understand the requirements for ...

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    Mining | GIW

    Do You Have Pump Smarts?

    Every pump operator — from engineers with years of experience to those just starting their careers — understands the importance of continued learning....

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    Mining | GIW

    Why Are There 2 Notches in GIW Shaft Sleeve Gaskets?

    A gasket is just a gasket, right? It’s just a ring that sits next to the impeller. So why do GIW Industries Inc. gaskets havenotchesin them?

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    Mining | GIW

    Why Do We Need Warning Plates on Our Pumps?

    After a recent training course, one of our participants sent us a compelling question. He noted that the training had emphasized the importance of the...

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    Mining | GIW

    What Are the Symptoms of Airlock in Froth Applications?

    Every pumping operation comes with a unique set of challenges. Some of these challenges emerge as a result of the techniques or tools used to extract ...

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    Mining | GIW

    Who Builds the Slurry Course Demos?

    GIW would not be the company it is today, consistently meeting the needs of our customers without the dedication of our talented employees. The GIW fa...

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    Mining | GIW | Oil Sands

    Understanding the Practice of Pumping Through

    In general, the practice of “pumping through” an idle pump should be avoided. Energy is wasted and the wetted parts of the pump will still wear out, i...

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    Mining | GIW | Oil Sands

    5 Reasons to Attend the GIW Slurry Course

    At GIW, we are committed to going the extra mile when it comes to sharing our pumping expertise with customers and industry professionals. That’s why,...

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