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Tackling the impact of FOG in drainage systems Tackling the impact of FOG in drainage systems

Drainage systems in food processing facilities can experience a build-up of fats, oil, grease (FOG) and waste. Here, we consider the impact of FOG and organic waste build-up and how facilities can tackle blockages.

Comparing treatment technologies for olive mill wastewater Comparing treatment technologies for olive mill wastewater

The article 'Treatment efficiency and economic feasibility of biological oxidation, membrane filtration and separation processes, and advanced oxidation for the purification and valorization of olive mill wastewater' has been published in the Elsevier journal Water Research.

Education is key in recruitment success Education is key in recruitment success

Finding the right people to work in a specialist field such as the filtration industry takes time and often a great deal of patience. Here, recruitment expert Lisa Sprowls, explains how the process works and the challenges involved in addressing the requirements and expectations of both client and candidate.

Improving pressure filtration properties of mineral slurries

The research paper 'Reduction of the width of particle size distribution to improve pressure filtration properties of slurries' has been published in the Elsevier journal Minerals Engineering.

The improved generation of pervaporation PERVAP membranes The improved generation of pervaporation PERVAP membranes

Through a complex optimization process, the existing pervaporation Pervap membranes have been steadily improved. So far, six of these have been brought to market.

Assessing the economic feasibility of wind-powered desalination

The research paper 'Wind-powered desalination for strategic water storage: Techno-economic assessment of concept' has been published in the Elsevier journal Desalination.

Russian air filter manufacturer eyes global markets Russian air filter manufacturer eyes global markets

The CEO of Russian air filter manufacturer Tion, has disclosed that by 2022, the company will have established substantial export markets for its air purification systems, specifically within China and Europe.

Chocoholics saved by new filtration system Chocoholics saved by new filtration system

The Indian chocolate industry is valued at US$4.8 billion, so when a global chocolate manufacturing facility in India discovered problems with its liquid chocolate filtration system, it turned to an international manufacturer, specializing in industrial filtration systems.