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Rivers, Lakes, Tailings Ponds

GIW® Minerals slurry pumps deliver superior reliability for dredging tailings ponds, lakes and rivers.

Rivers, lakes and tailings ponds require regular sediment removal, which takes a toll on dredge equipment. Rugged GIW® Minerals pumps keep your operations running for the long haul.


Quarry lake and settling tank

Long-wearing dredge pumps are required for the maintenance of tailings ponds, rivers and lakes

Dredging is vital to the navigability of rivers and lakes, and the operation of tailings storage facilities in mining. Dredge pumps are also used to harvest sand and gravel used in construction and various other applications. Dredging equipment used in these variable settings face several challenges. Dredge pumps need to be powerful enough to extract high concentration slurries from depths of 10-15 m. Since they are called on to handle abrasives such as sand, silt or gravel, along with muck and debris, the wear life of these pumps is limited. Durable and efficient dredging pump solutions help reduce both scheduled and unscheduled downtimes, lower operating costs and improve overall productivity.

GIW’s robust tailings ponds slurry pumps handle high-concentration slurries with ease.

KSB’s line of GIW® Minerals pump supplies a wide range of dredging solutions for rivers, lakes and other intra-coastal waterways. The excellent suction characteristics of GIW pumps are ideal for inland dredging applications including the deepening of lakes, widening of waterways and maintenance dredging. KSB also provides products for all aspects of tailings management, from tailings pumping to tailings transport systems as well as solutions for pumping reclaimed water and land reclamation. GIW® Minerals dredge pumps offer long wear life and consume less energy and fuel.

KSB’s custom-engineered pumps add value to inland dredging and tailings ponds applications.

As a leading supplier to the global dredge industry, we supply durable, cost-effective solutions that improve the productivity and sustainability of your dredging processes. KSB’s rigorous materials testing, custom-engineered concepts, and robust mechanical designs improve efficiency, extend wear life and increases reliability. Our pumps are always designed with your processes in mind.

KSB - one of the world's leading manufacturers of industrial valves and pumps

Founded in 1871 in Frankenthal (Germany), KSB has been one of the leading suppliers of pumps and industrial valves for over 100 years. With more than 15,500 employees worldwide and its own sales and marketing, manufacturing facilities and service operations, KSB develops and produces custom-fit pumps for various applications.

As an experienced pump manufacturer, its product portfolio includes building and industrial technology, water transport, wastewater treatment and power plant processes. Thanks to innovative research and development, KSB can meet the most diverse requirements of customers. Benefit from many years of experience and technical expertise as a renowned pump manufacturer.

KSB pump manufacturers: the best solution for your plant
Industrial pumps and valves from KSB cover a wide range of applications and are highly energy-efficient. Products convince with the most innovative technology as well as with systems that have been tried and tested for many years - including the Etanorm water pump. Achieving more than 1.5 million sales worldwide, Etanorm is the most successful standard water pump. With KSB spare parts and services.

KSB ensures the operational reliability of its industrial pumps and valves. The KSB success formula for high-performance pumps lies in the technological strength in hydraulics, materials and automation.

Competent service right from the start
The numerous production facilities ensure that KSB as a pump manufacturer can guarantee customer proximity and first-class service. The experienced specialists are certified to ensure excellent quality and extensive experience. KSB Service takes care of the commissioning, inspection, servicing and maintenance of your pumps, valves and complete systems directly on site.  KSB also provide you with spare parts quickly. This means you get the best service directly from your pump manufacturer.