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Final call for Pump Industry Awards nominations
Nominations for the 2011 Pump Industry Awards must be made by 31 December 2010.

Cat Pumps expands range of plunger pumps
The 316 Stainless Steel models 3501 and 3511 provide expanded corrosion resistance to the 3507 and 3517 triplex positive displacement plunger pumps.

Energy Recovery to supply PX technology to desalination plant in China
Energy Recovery Inc’s PX Pressure Exchanger isobaric energy recovery devices will be used at the large seawater reverse osmosis desalination facility to be built by Befesa in Qingdao, China.

26 October 2010
ABB wins £148 million order to double capacity of water pumping plant in Kuwait
The Ministry of Electricity and Water in Kuwait has commissioned ABB to construct and rehabilitate the Mina Abdullah water pumping plant with local consortium partner, the Ahmadiah Group.

06 October 2010
Pump industry: mergers & acquisitions
Over the past ten years, the number of M&A transitions in the fragmented global pump industry proved it was not immune to the macroeconomic forces that stifled M&A activity in many other industries. Brendan Tierney presents an overview.

30 September 2010
Call for nominations for 2011 Pump Industry Awards
The British Pump Manufacturers Association has announced the ‘Call for Nominations’ for the 2011 Pump Industry Awards (PIA) is now open.

29 September 2010
Back to basics with desalination
This is another in our occasional series of ‘basic' articles. Courtesy of the Waterworks museum in the UK, we present some brief insights into the background and development of desalination pumps. The article gives an overview of reverse osmosis and multi-stage flash process.

07 September 2010
GAP Feltenberger Pendulum pump from Gravitational Energy Corporation
The pump is designed for use in the wake of natural disasters and can be used to generate electricity, drill wells and desalinate and filter water.

17 August 2010
Investment bank releases flow control industry report
US investment bank Jordan, Knauff & Co has published a report on the flow control industry from a capital markets perspective.

17 August 2010
2011 Pump Industry Awards – Call for Nominations
The British Pump Manufacturers’ Association (BPMA) in association with World Pumps will host its Pump Industry Awards Dinner in March 2011.

28 July 2010
Flowserve holds first Desalination Technology Conference for customers
About 80 people participated in Flowserve Corp’s first annual Desalination Technology Conference held in the Canary Islands.

27 July 2010
Aqua-Chem acquires Specific Equipment Company
Aqua-Chem Inc, a supplier of water purification systems to the offshore oil and gas, pharmaceutical, beverage and military markets, has acquired Houston-based Specific Equipment Company, a provider of fluid-handling systems, including pumps, for the petroleum industry, resort hotels and other industry segments.

23 July 2010
Energy Recovery appoints new chief technology officer
Energy Recovery Inc has named Tim Dyer as chief technology officer to manage engineering and R&D initiatives.

09 July 2010
Torishima Pump North America appoints new sales agents
Torishima Pump North America has added four new sales agents covering the Atlanta, Chicago, Texas and West Coast regions of the US.

06 July 2010
Podcast introducing the latest issue of Desalination
Claire Young highlights the features in the latest issue of Desalination.

29 June 2010
Alfred W Jones – an appreciation
Alfred W Jones was co-founder of Best Pump Works, Flowtronex, and Integrated Flow Solutions. He died June 26 2010 while traveling in London. Here Dave Brockway president of Intelliquip, LLC gives a brief appreciation.

04 June 2010
Flowserve wins valve order for Australian desalination plant
Flowserve Corp is to supply plug valves for the Southern Seawater Desalination Plant near Perth in Australia.

25 May 2010
Pump Engineering enters fifth year of partnership with Global Defense Technology & Systems
The Energy Recovery Inc division provides desalination components for the Global Defense Technology & Systems (GDTS) Tactical Water Purification System (TWPS).

25 May 2010
Met-Pro rebrands pump group as
Met-Pro Corp is rebranding its pump group as Met-Pro Global Pump Solutions.

11 May 2010
Flowserve wins US$10mn order for desalination energy recovery systems
Flowserve Corp has won a US$10 million order for CALDER Dual Work Exchanger Energy Recovery (DWEER) units for the Sorek seawater desalination plant in Israel.

04 May 2010
KSB presents new Vitastage pump series
The multistage high-pressure pumps from KSB are designed for processes involving demanding pressure conditions such as in feeding filters or reverse osmosis membranes.

29 April 2010
Energy Recovery Inc and Pump Engineering win at Global Water Awards 2010
Pump Engineering received the Distinction Award for Water Technology Company of the year and Energy Recovery Inc was recognised as part of the Desalination Plant of the Year Award.

13 April 2010
Pump design optimisation video
The classic pump design process requires costly manufacturing, assembly, and physical testing to determine the viability of a design change or to generate a pump curve. Also, physical testing typically does not provide sufficient insight as to what exactly may be impeding performance.

25 March 2010
Parker Racor releases new LT series of watermakers for marine applications
The LT series watermakers, from Parker Racor, offer fresh water independence for ocean crossings, extended voyages or cruising, where dock water supplies are unreliable

10 March 2010
Hydraulic Institute elects new 2010 board of directors and officers
The Hydraulic Institute, the largest association of pump manufacturers and suppliers to the pump industry in North America, has announced its 2010 board of directors and officers.

26 February 2010
Europump 2010 Annual Meeting
Registration is now open for the Europump 2010 Annual Meeting and 50th Anniversary Celebration which will be held in Paris, France 26-29 May 2010.

18 February 2010
Tubular case pumps for desalination
'Tubular case pumps for desalination' is now available as a download on this site.

02 February 2010
Editorial podcast - January
The editor of World Pumps welcomes you to the January issue

01 February 2010
Flowserve combines its pump and seal divisions
Flowserve Corp has integrated its Flowserve Pump Division and the Flow Solutions Division into the new Flow Solutions Group.

27 January 2010
IDA seeking applications for 2010 Fellowship Award Programme
Hosted by the Water Corporation and Murdoch University, the Fellowship Awards Programme aims to promote further advancement of global expertise in desalination and water reuse

11 January 2010
Change of president at the BPMA
John Veness has been appointed president of the British Pump Manufacturers’ Association (BPMA).


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