General Purpose pumps

Sykes Pumps aid major demolition project

Sykes general purpose range of pumps are naturally the first choice for an array of applications, handling everything from clean water to sludge and slurry. In this instance, the temporary pumps were being used for a major demolition project.

The contractor overseeing the scheme contacted us in search of an immediate pumping hire solution after the building’s basement flooded with water during necessary excavation work.

After assessing the site and considering the customer’s requirements, our specialists proposed a 4” Sykes GP 100M general purpose pump to remove unwanted groundwater from the excavation – discharging it more than thirty metres away into the nearest manhole.

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Sykes Pumps launches new Minivac eco pump

As the UK’s leading pump hire specialist, Sykes Pumps has invested in developing the smallest, lightest and most fuel efficient addition to its range – the Minivac eco pump.

Billed as the ‘small pump with big pump features’, the Minivac eco is one of the few in its class to offer fully automatic self-priming. As a result, it provides a quick, simple and highly manoeuvrable first response pump for a variety of applications across a number of sectors including construction, civil engineering, utilities, industrial, marine, rail and leisure.

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