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Special issue: Nanomaterials for water desalination Special issue: Nanomaterials for water desalination

The Elsevier journal Desalination has issued a Call for Papers for a special issue entitled Nanomaterials for Water Desalination: Recent Advances and Future Challenges.

WEFTEC 2017: Registration opens

Registration and housing are now open for WEFTEC 2017, the Water Environment Federation’s annual conference and exhibition that takes place 30 September–4 October 2017 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

GKD treads new paths at Techtextil in Frankfurt GKD treads new paths at Techtextil in Frankfurt

The industrial mesh business unit of GKD – GEBR. KUFFERATH AG will present its latest examples of hybrid mesh and new optimized dutch weaves (ODW), at the Techtextil trade fair in Frankfurt from 9 to 12 May.

LiqTech wins US$480 000 order in marine scrubber sector

LiqTech International Inc has secured a US$480 000 order for the company’s standardized systems for the treatment of wastewater from marine scrubbers.

UK waste treatment plant uses Koch Membrane’s Konsolidator technology

Oates Environmental Ltd’s recently opened Carr Crofts Waste Treatment Facility and Waste Transfer Station in Leeds, UK includes Koch Membrane Systems (KMS) ultrafiltration technology and a Konsolidator tubular system.

Pentair publishes 2016 Corporate Responsibility Report

Pentair plc’s recently released 2016 Corporate Responsibility (CR) Report focuses on the company’s activities in sustainable products and solutions, operational excellence, employee engagement, community involvement and philanthropic giving, and governance.

ACWA Services secures 30th contract for Nitreat technology ACWA Services secures 30th contract for Nitreat technology

ACWA Services has won three new design and build contracts in the UK for nitrate removal plants worth in excess of £3 million, including a new solution for Cambridge Water at Fowlmere WTW.

Eaton introduces smaller ESV9 valve series Eaton introduces smaller ESV9 valve series

Power management company, Eaton, has launched its ESV9 series of proportional solenoid cartridge valves.

GE releases white paper on digital water solutions policy

GE Water Process Technologies has unveiled a white paper entitled, The Future of Water Management: A Menu for Policymakers in the Digital Industrial Era.

Pall Water aligns with Danaher’s operating companies

While remaining a division of Pall Corp, Pall Water will now operate in affiliation with the operating companies of Danaher Corp’s Water Quality Platform, which includes brands such as Hach, Trojan Technologies and ChemTreat.

Filtration Mergers & Acquisitions Review: Q1 2017

Filtration Industry Analyst has tracked the mergers and acquisitions within the filtration and separation sector during the first three months of 2017, from Hitachi Zosen’s majority stake in Osmoflo to RWL Water’s acquisition of Acquavit.

Porvair sees revenues rise 6%

Filtration specialist Porvair plc has made a strong start to 2017, with revenue growth of 6% in the four months ended 31 March 2017.

Emefcy and RWL Water to deploy MABR wastewater treatment technology in China

Following on from their recent strategic alliance, Emefcy Group Ltd and RWL Water have announced their first jointly developed project in China.

Axium Process makes filter selection easy Axium Process makes filter selection easy

Axium helps customers select the right filter from a range of stainless steel wedge wire and sintered mesh designs.

Evonik turns waste into fuel Evonik turns waste into fuel

Evonik Resource Efficiency GmbH, a sector of German specialty chemicals company, Evonik Industries, plans to launch its next generation of SEPURAN Green membranes in late 2017.

Hydranautics educates students about water supply and the environment Hydranautics educates students about water supply and the environment

A five-member volunteer team from Hydranautics, manufacturer of membrane technology and part of the Nitto group, became educators for a day at the recent Children's Water Education Festival at the University of California, Irvine.

Amec Foster Wheeler’s US water treatment plant upgrade includes pressure filter system

The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has selected Amec Foster Wheeler to upgrade the water treatment plant at the Bunker Hill Superfund site near Kellogg, Idaho, USA.

GKD expands process belt portfolio GKD expands process belt portfolio

German technical weaving manufacturer, GKD – GEBR. KUFFERATH AG, has extended its process belt portfolio to include spiral fabric belts.

Andritz releases new series of filter presses Andritz releases new series of filter presses

Separation technology specialist, Andritz Separation, has launched a new series of filter presses driven by compressed air.

Camfil collaborates with Nanyang Technological University Camfil collaborates with Nanyang Technological University

Swedish manufacturer and developer of air filters, Camfil, is collaborating with Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore to develop new solutions to improve air filtration efficiency and indoor air quality.

Video: Volvo's CleanZone filter improves in-car air quality

A multi-filter designed to stop pollutants and allergens getting into the car's interior plays a key role in Volvo’s CleanZone initiative to improve in-car air quality.

Refining filters for greener natural gas Refining filters for greener natural gas

A carbon sorbent which can balance carbon capture with methane selectivity has been studied by Rice University researchers.

Minerva Marine selects Wärtsilä’s ballast water management systems

Wärtsilä is to supply its Aquarius ballast water management systems (BWMS) for tanker vessels managed by Minerva Marine Inc.

Calgon Carbon wins US$13.2mn water treatment contract for 1,2,3-TCP removal in California

Calgon Carbon Corp has signed a US$13.2 million system supply contract with California Water Service (Cal Water) to provide granular activated carbon (GAC) and associated equipment systems to treat more than 30 drinking water wells contaminated by 1,2,3-Trichloropropane (1,2,3-TCP).

Emefcy and RWL Water partner to penetrate Chinese water treatment market

Australia’s Emefcy Group Ltd and New York-based RWL Water have formed a strategic alliance to accelerate both companies’ penetration of the water treatment market in China.

INDEX 17 discusses health effects of air pollution

INDEX 17, the largest exhibition for the nonwovens’ market, is taking place in Geneva this week and one of its speakers will address the subject of air pollution and its implications for the industry.

Porvair makes US acquisition

Porvair plc has bought JG Finneran Associates Inc (JGF), a Vineland, New Jersey, USA-based manufacturer of specialist laboratory consumables including filters, vials, microplates, closures and ancillary products.

LuminUltra launches Cloud platform LuminUltra launches Cloud platform

Provider of microbial monitoring solutions, Canadian company, LuminUltra, has announced the launch of its LuminUltra Cloud platform, which allows more proactive use of water quality data.

Graphene sieve turns seawater into drinking water Graphene sieve turns seawater into drinking water

New research from a team at the University of Manchester demonstrates the real-world potential of providing clean drinking water through the use of graphene-based membranes.

Cost-effective nitrogen generation Cost-effective nitrogen generation

Evonik have developed SEPURAN N2, a hollow-fiber membrane specially developed for efficient nitrogen extraction. It combines high capacity, low air consumption, and superior energy efficiency.

Rexroth offers new range of hydraulic filter elements Rexroth offers new range of hydraulic filter elements

Drive and control specialist, Bosch Rexroth, has introduced a new range of hydraulic filter elements incorporating new materials that deliver optimum performance and reduce operating costs.

Croft Filters offers a brief history of soldering

Manufacturer of customized filters, Croft Filters, has produced a concise look at the entire history of soldering throughout the last 9000 years.

The top news stories on www.FiltSep.com in March

Enviro Voraxial's technology purchase agreement with Schlumberger, the completion of Parker Hannifin's US$4.3 billion purchase of Clarcor, and Suez's €3.2 billion acquisition of GE Water & Process Technologies were the most popular stories with visitors to the Filtration+Separation website in March.