Davron Equipment were successful in securing the order for the upgrade of the pumps used for Fire Protection at Hillside Aluminium’s Harbour Pitch plant in Richards Bay, which was for supply of 1 x vertical turbine pump, driven by a diesel engine, used to pump seawater, and 1 x vertical turbine pump, driven by a electric motor, used to pump seawater.

Davron Equipment were successful in securing¬†the order for the upgrade of the pumps used for Fire Protection at Hillside Aluminium’s Harbour Pitch plant in Richards Bay (June 2017).

After careful consideration of all offers received, and bid clarification meetings held to clarify what was offered and the competencies of all companies that submitted bids for this project, Davron Equipment were the appointed successful supplier and contractor.

The contract was for the supply of 1 x vertical turbine pump, driven by a diesel engine, used to pump seawater, 1 x vertical turbine pump, driven by a electric motor, used to pump seawater. The pumpsets along with suitable control panels were to be supplied, and all pump equipment was to comply with NFPA20.

Our scope of supply also includes, removal of all existing pump equipment used for the existing fire protection system, make suitable the existing structure for accommodating the new pumpsets, installation of pumps, controller, electric cables, pipes and valves required for the suitable operation of the pumpsets.

Davron Equipment would source the vertical turbine pumps from the leading supplier of NFPA compliant pumpsets, ie. Patterson pumps.