ORLANDO, Fla. (Dec. 18, 2014) – The West Halls of the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, were packed with people from across the globe, Dec. 9-11, for this year’s POWER-GEN International conference and exhibition.
ASTON, Pennsylvania (Sept. 18, 2014) – The Mid-Atlantic Pump & Process Equipment Symposium X was held Sept. 18, in Aston, Pennsylvania. Nearly 300 individuals representing 110 organizations that are customers of Geiger Pump and Equipment attended the single-day symposium.
Members of the Submersible Wastewater Pump Association (SWPA) enjoyed a fantastic view from their block of rooms at New York's Millennium Hilton. A glance from the window provided a sweeping look of the National 9/11 Memorial & Museum, 1 World Trade Center and the lower Manhattan skyline.
The 41st Turbomachinery and the 28th International Pump Users Symposia (Sept. 24 – 27) at the George R. Brown Convention Center were well attended and with the relaxed atmosphere, attendees, presenters and exhibitors had great opportunities to network and have great conversations.
Aug. 28, 2012 – With Hurricane Isaac reaching Category 1 strength today just after noon (CST) in the Gulf of Mexico, the nation prepares for its impact. The pump and oil and gas industries will be affected and have already taken precautions.
I was happy to be able to write the article, “The World's Largest Pump Station,” in the March issue of Pumps & Systems. Hopefully, this monumental station will help prevent another disastrous flood in the Crescent City.
The massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is troubling and sad on many levels. The long-term environmental effects are unknown, but the current goal is to remove as much oil from the water as possible.
Though medium-voltage variable frequency drives (VFDs) are proven to improve operational efficiency and reduce costs, their electronic components can be negatively affected by the harsh environmental conditions in which large drives are commonly found.