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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.
04-Feb-2015


Weir Group is planning to acquire Ludowici, the Australian mining equipment firm with 1,000 staff, for £200m.
13-Feb-2012


Weir Group is to acquire Novatech, the US manufacturer of well service pump valves with 58 staff, for £113m.
25-Jan-2012


Weir Group is to acquire Seaboard Holdings, the US oil and gas wellhead solutions provider with 400 staff, for £430m.
23-Nov-2011


Weir Group has acquired a 76% stake in Ynfiniti Engineering Services, the Spanish wind power firm with annual sales of £8.5m.
22-Dec-2010


Weir Group has acquired American Hydro, the US manufacturer of turbine components for power generation with 130 staff.
18-Nov-2010


Weir Group is to acquire the valves business of BDK Engineering Industries of India, including gross assets valued at £17m.
02-Sep-2010


Weir Group is to acquire Linatex, the Malaysian supplier of wear-resistant products to the mining industry, for £119m.
14-Jun-2010


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.
08-Oct-2008


Weir is to sell Weir Process Equipment, the Canadian distributor of industrial equipment with 125 staff, to Wajax Income Fund for £13m.
02-Sep-2008


Weir Group is to acquire CH Warman Pump Group, the South African supplier of pumps to the mining industry, for £113m.
05-Dec-2007


Weir Group is to acquire Multiflo, the Australian dewatering pump manufacturer, for £8.8m.
22-Aug-2007


Weir Group is to acquire SPM Flow Control, the US manufacturer of pumps and flow control equipment with about 630 staff, for £161m.
22-Jun-2007


Weir is to sell its Glasgow-based Weir Pumps division to Clyde Blowers for £45m, with the transfer of 600 staff.
10-May-2007


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.
30-Dec-2005


Weir has acquired Pompe Gabbioneta, the Italian supplier of petrochemical pumps, for £69m.
16-Aug-2005


Weir is to sell the water treatment operations of its Techna division to Veolia Water Systems for £28m.
11-Jul-2005


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.
13-May-2004


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.
06-Jul-2001


Weir is looking to spend up to £200m on acquisitions to expand its engineering business.
22-Mar-2001


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.
16-Jan-2001


Weir has sold its Darchem Engineering business at Stillington to a newly formed company backed by Royal Bank Private Equity, in a £28m deal.
02-Jan-2001


Weir has sold its Bristol-based Strachan & Henshaw bulk handling division to Svedala Industries of Sweden for £2.5m.
10-May-2000


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.
07-Jul-1999


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.
07-Aug-1998


Baker Hughes of the US has bought the process equipment operations of Weir for £10.6m.
26-Jan-1998


Weir Group has acquired Entropie, the French desalination and process contracting company, for £6.5m.
10-Jul-1997