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Weir Group is to relocate the Glasgow headquarters of its engineering business to a 25,000 sq ft office on West Regent Street later this year.
Weir Group is planning to acquire Ludowici, the Australian mining equipment firm with 1,000 staff, for £200m.
Weir Group is to acquire Novatech, the US manufacturer of well service pump valves with 58 staff, for £113m.
Weir Group is to acquire Seaboard Holdings, the US oil and gas wellhead solutions provider with 400 staff, for £430m.
Weir Group has acquired a 76% stake in Ynfiniti Engineering Services, the Spanish wind power firm with annual sales of £8.5m.
Weir Group has acquired American Hydro, the US manufacturer of turbine components for power generation with 130 staff.
Weir Group is to acquire the valves business of BDK Engineering Industries of India, including gross assets valued at £17m.
Weir Group is to acquire Linatex, the Malaysian supplier of wear-resistant products to the mining industry, for £119m.
Weir has sold the former Mather & Platt stainless steel foundry in Newton Heath to Westley Group of Cradley Heath, securing the future of almost 200 jobs.
Weir is to sell Weir Process Equipment, the Canadian distributor of industrial equipment with 125 staff, to Wajax Income Fund for £13m.
Weir Group is to acquire CH Warman Pump Group, the South African supplier of pumps to the mining industry, for £113m.
Weir Group is to acquire Multiflo, the Australian dewatering pump manufacturer, for £8.8m.
Weir Group is to acquire SPM Flow Control, the US manufacturer of pumps and flow control equipment with about 630 staff, for £161m.
Weir is to sell its Glasgow-based Weir Pumps division to Clyde Blowers for £45m, with the transfer of 600 staff.
Weir is considering plans to relocate up to 740 production and sales staff to a new purpose-built site in the Glasgow area over the next two years, while the 30 head office staff are currently being moved to the Clydesdale Bank Exchange.
Weir has acquired Pompe Gabbioneta, the Italian supplier of petrochemical pumps, for £69m.
Weir is to sell the water treatment operations of its Techna division to Veolia Water Systems for £28m.
Weir is looking to spend up to £300m on the acquisition of a clear liquids pump company, and is also planning to double the size of its Chinese operations over the next two years.
Weir has sold its computer division to Maxima of Cheltenham for undisclosed terms, while three units are being closed with the loss of 335 jobs - Tooling Products in Hampshire, G Perry in Leicester and Strachan & Henshaw in Manchester.
Weir is looking to spend up to £200m on acquisitions to expand its engineering business.
Weir is planning a major expansion of its engineering business in India and south-east Asia, and has acquired direct control of its Indian pump manufacturing joint venture.
Weir has sold its Darchem Engineering business at Stillington to a newly formed company backed by Royal Bank Private Equity, in a £28m deal.
Weir has sold its Bristol-based Strachan & Henshaw bulk handling division to Svedala Industries of Sweden for £2.5m.
Weir has acquired Warman International, the Australian pump manufacturer, for £195m, which will double Weir's sales of heavy-duty pumps to £300m a year.
Weir is acquiring SEBIM Holding, the French valve and actuator company, for £8m, in order to improve its market position in Europe, Africa and the former Soviet Union.
Baker Hughes of the US has bought the process equipment operations of Weir for £10.6m.
Weir Group has acquired Entropie, the French desalination and process contracting company, for £6.5m.