GIW Industries

Slurry, Process and Froth Pumps for Mining and Minerals Processing

5000 Wrightsboro Road, Grovetown, GA 30813, United States of America



At GIW, we don’t just manufacture heavy duty slurry pumps, we deliver slurry transport solutions to the hard rock mining industry every day. That’s because everything we do revolves around supporting you. When you choose GIW, you gain a partner that is dedicated to technological innovations. You can count on us to support you through your most complex minerals processing challenges.

GIW is known worldwide for its reliable and wear-resistant slurry pumps. We provide just what our customers need: rugged, cost-effective slurry pumps, and maintenance services that extend pump life.

GIW’s MDX Pump Achieves 4,000 Hours of Continuous Operation

The MDX pump works at the heart of your mill circuit tackling the most extreme duty conditions. This hard-wearing pump helps to maximize productivity and minimize cost by matching operating cycle times with scheduled mill outages. Recently, the GIW MDX pump achieved what was once thought impossible—4,000 hours of continuous operation.

The MDX 750 Saves Chilean Mine $6 million

Operators at a Chilean copper mine turned to GIW after years of dealing with poor performing mill pumps. These pumps required a costly mill outage every 800 hours. Leaders of the mine began looking for an alternate supplier that could help them achieve a reliable shutdown schedule, minimize expenses, and meet a high safety standard.

GIW responded by custom-designing an improved suction liner and impeller to be installed inside the existing competitor pump, providing improved hydraulics and wear life. During the initial run, the customer was astonished to see an ‘almost new’ suction liner after the first inspection at 1,300 continuous hours. The customer was accustomed to failures at 800 hours with their old supplier.

The mine operators were so impressed they decided to replace the entire competitor pump along with seven other pumps with complete GIW MDX-750s – the world’s largest mill pump.

The MDX-750s were equipped with GIW’s brand-new material technology called Endurasite. This innovative material is capable of resisting the effects of abrasion for extended periods. When applied to the MDX-750 high wear wet-end parts, this ultra-wear-resistant white-iron alloy vastly improves pump wear life. Thus, extending the time between shutdowns. In fact, the MDX cyclone feed pumps ran 4,000 hours between shutdowns with no operational interruptions.

As a result, annual shutdowns were cut in half, drastically improving the total cost of ownership with an estimated savings of $6m per mill line. GIW’s innovative technology has taken the Chilean copper mine’s pumps from 800 to 4,000 hours of continuous operation.

GIW Introduces Safer Solution for Automated Pump Maintenance

Efficient pump operation in aggressive wear applications is only possible through precise maintenance. One of the key procedures is adjusting the internal clearance between the pump impeller nose gap and the suction liner.

The RAMSL (Remotely Adjusted Mechanical Suction Liner) technology allows you to mechanically control suction liner adjustment during operations. This upgrade allows maintenance personnel to adjust their pump suction liners in less time than ever before. Historically, adjustments were made using hand tools near the rotating equipment. What once took a crew an average of 32 weekly work hours now takes a single worker one minute with the simple push of a button.

The RAMSL technology collects critical pump data such as real-time vibration readings and precise suction liner movements to within 0.01 mm. This allows mine operators to assess their operations without unnecessary shutdowns.

Local Customer Support & Maintenance Services

GIW’s service centres operate under the KSB SupremeServ brand. Located strategically throughout North America, these service centres help customers prolong the life of their capital investments through maintenance and refurbishment services for pumps and other rotating equipment.

GIW is dedicated to making your job easier, safer and more efficient with innovative product features. Our focus on system analytic technologies and new wear programs allow us to solve problems in the field before they occur.

You can count on GIW to provide personal assistance when and where you need it—either on the job site or at one of our service centres. This means you can spend more time running your business and less time worrying about equipment malfunctions.

Service solutions include:

  • 24/7 emergency service and on-site repairs
  • Asset management and qualification
  • Parts wear analysis
  • Pump system analysis
  • Preventative maintenance programs
  • Turnkey removal and installation

About KSB and GIW® Minerals

As a subsidiary of global pump and valve manufacturer, KSB SE & Co. KGaA, we have the infrastructure to supply worldwide. Through the GIW® Minerals product brand, KSB strives to be an innovative partner that provides you with the best and longest-wearing slurry solutions. At GIW, your success is our priority.

LSA Heavy-Duty Pumps

GIW's LSA pump series is low maintenance and abrasion resistant, suited for heavy-duty applications and industries.

LCC High-Performance Pumps

GIW offers LCC pumps featuring Corbrasion™ resistance, designed for the most corrosive applications and abrasive slurry, as well as coarse and fine particles.

High Volume Froth Pump

GIW's high volume froth (HVF) pump is designed to service air entrained slurries.

MDX Double-Suction Vertical Pump

GIW's MDX vertical pumps are suited for pumping highly abrasive slurry, as well as applications such as dewatering, floor clean-up and process transfer.

MDX Mill Duty Extra Heavy Pumps

MDX extra heavy-duty pumps are made for the challenging conditions of mill processing. The pumps can be customised for reduced eye suction liners, quick release wet end, full vanes to fit oversize shrouds, and adjustable liner assemblies.

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A video introducing clients to GIW Industries

Hope Downs Iron Ore Mine

The Hope Downs mine is situated 100km north-west of Newman in the Pilbara region of Australia.

Stibnite Gold Project, Idaho

The Stibnite Gold Project (formerly Golden Meadows Project) is located in the historic Stibnite-Yellow Pine mining district in central Idaho, US.

Rosemont Gold Mine

Rosemont is an open pit gold mine located about 9km north-west of Garden Well gold mine in Western Australia.

Kittila Gold Mine

The Kittila gold mine is located 900km to the north of Helsinki, Finland, at the Suurikuusikko gold deposit.

Antamina Copper-Zinc Mine

The Antamina copper-zinc mine is located in the Andes Mountains of Peru, approximately 285km north of Lima in the Depart

What is Vane Pass?

Pumps experience a wide variety of pressures and loads during operation, and it is important for operators to know how and when they occur. "Vane pass" is no exception. This term refers to the pressure pulsations generated within the pump as the impeller vanes pass the cutwater.

GIW’s RAMSL Technology Stops at the CIM Convention

The Remotely Adjusted Mechanical Suction Liner (RAMSL) will continue its tour at the CIM Convention in Montreal, Canada, April 28 – May 1. The RAMSL technology debuted at the recent SME Annual Conference & Expo in Denver, CO.

Removing Impellers from Pump Shafts

What happens when a pump isn’t performing optimally due to a stuck impeller - and what could cause an impeller to get stuck in the first place?

Change Is Good in the Oil Sands

GIW Industries Inc. is already known for its experts and customer-oriented approaches. However, in the Canadian Oil Sands, GIW professionals are taking their commitment to service to a whole new level by adding more resources, offering enhanced on-site tech support, and focusing on a personalized experience for all customers.

How to Prepare Pumps for Cold Winter Weather

With so much moisture present during operation, slurry pumps become notably vulnerable to damage in cold weather. Frozen water in your pump system can lead to crippling issues ranging from improper functioning and premature parts failure all the way to more costly damage caused by freeze-and-thaw issues or thermal shock.

Boosting Pump Efficiency and Reducing Maintenance Costs

An optimized pump and slurry system can make or break a business in the Canadian Oil Sands. Costing up to $100,000 per hour due to lost production, it’s no secret that sites plagued by frequent shutdowns, pump malfunctions, or constant parts replacements struggle to control costs.

New Dredge Pump Orders Extend GIW Global Reach

GIW has a long and rich history in the world of dredge pumps. Although GIW's pump quality and engineering capabilities are globally renowned, European customers mostly relied on GIW for our ultra-reliable parts and small to medium-sized pumps. However, two massive projects have shifted this vision, propelling GIW from a parts provider to a complete dredge pump supplier in the European and global dredge market.

GIW Names Jonathan Samuel New VP Sales and Marketing

GIW Industries, the leader in the design, manufacture, and application of heavy-duty centrifugal slurry pumps, recently named Jonathan Samuel as sales and marketing vice-president. With more than 22 years of hands-on expertise in the pumping industry, he brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the position.

Revolutionary HVF Pump Gets High-Value Modifications

New updates to the GIW® Minerals' High-Volume Froth (HVF) Pump have been announced that make this innovative pump even more beneficial to mining, wastewater, paper recycling, oil sands, and other markets.

KSB Announces New Foundry at GIW Industries

GIW Industries, a leader in the design, manufacture, and application of heavy-duty, centrifugal slurry pumps, is proud to announce its foundry grand opening.

Specialised Underwater Pump Dredges 100m Below Surface

GIW Industries Inc, the leader in the design, manufacture and application of heavy-duty centrifugal slurry pumps, has announced the successful design and installation of a unique underwater pump system for a major Chinese dredging contractor.

GIW Industries Inc Named Company of the Year

GIW Industries Inc, the leader in the design, manufacture and application of heavy-duty, centrifugal slurry pumps, is honoured to be named the 2014 Company of the Year in Manufacturing by the Development Authority of Columbia County, Georgia.

Fort McMurray Expands REGEN Service Centres

GIW Industries is the leader in the design and manufacture of heavy-duty centrifugal slurry equipment, pumps and parts. The company is expanding its REGEN Service Centre in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, to meet the growing needs of the nearby oil sands industry.

GIW Pumps Make the Cut for Chinese Harbor

GIW Industries, the leader in the design, manufacture and application of heavy duty, centrifugal slurry pumps, announced the application of its hard-wearing double-wall pumps in Lianyungang, China.

GIW Employee Reaches 50-Year Tenure

GIW Industries, the leader in the design, manufacture, and application of heavy duty, centrifugal slurry pumps, is excited to announce a new record in employment longevity: as of January, Reab Berry, Mechanical Engineer and renowned slurry pump expert, has been with GIW for 50 years.

GIW Slurry Pumps Debut in Mexico

GIW Industries, the leader in the design, manufacture, and application of heavy-duty, centrifugal slurry pumps, announced two major contracts with Mexico's Industrias Peñoles.

GIW Industries to Attend MINExpo 2012

GIW Industries, a slurry pump manufacturer, will attend MINExpo International, taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada, US, on the 24-26 September 2012.

GIW Industries, Inc.

5000 Wrightsboro Road

Grovetown

GA 30813

United States of America

+1 706 863 1011 +1 706 863 5637 giwindustries.com
Georgia Service Center

968 Ferrous Rd NE

Thomson

GA 30824

United States of America

+1 706 595 5950, Ext. 3125 +1 706 595 6962
Florida Service Center

1351 S.R. 60 West

Mulberry

FL 33860

United States of America

+1 863 425 4961 +1 863 425 4850
Canada Service Centre

220 MacLennan CR

Fort McMurray

Alberta T9H 4E8

Canada

+1 780 713 3457 +1 780 713 3458