The decision was taken following talks held with trade unions of the SLTB. (Colombo Gazette) Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) employees are to receive a pay hike from October 01, the Government said.The Government said that the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation, Nimal Siripala de Silva had agreed to implement the pay hike.
Grindex, the third largest supplier of submersible drainage pumps in the world, have implemented a comprehensive restructuring as part of company growth strategy. The company is also, soon, to launch an entirely new product series of extremely hard-wearing and service-friendly pumps. “The new Grindex will be a marketing and sales company making better use of the cooperative opportunities available within the ITT group. Examples of this include research and development and aspects of production. Our customers will benefit from a stronger partner providing high availability in terms of products, support and service”, says Grindex Managing Director, Peter Schmid.“With our own sales company and a well-developed global network of distributors we shall widen our usefulness as a dewatering partner, now being able to provide packages that include service and technical support. The new generation of pumps will be an important step in our new efforts in this direction”, he says. Grindex marketing of submersible electric pumps is focused primarily on drainage, sludge and slurry pumping.Grindex develops and manufactures submersible pumps for drainage, sludge and slurry pumping. Since 1960 the company has been focused on submersible electric pumps for mining and construction. Since then the company has delivered over 300,000 pumps to more than 100 countries. Grindex is part of the ITT group and is now represented in over 50 countries. Operations are ISO 9001 certified and environmentally certified as per ISO 140