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De Nora appoints Brian Shugrue as director of sales, Americas De Nora appoints Brian Shugrue as director of sales, Americas

Brian Shugrue has joined Italian multinational water and wastewater treatment company De Nora as its new director of sales, Americas.

Nanofibre filters tackle air pollution Nanofibre filters tackle air pollution

A simple, cost-effective way of producing filters which remove air pollutants and improve indoor air quality has been developed at the National University of Singapore (NUS).

LG air purifiers ease asthma and allergy symptoms LG air purifiers ease asthma and allergy symptoms

Four LG air purifiers have been certified by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) as helping to improve indoor air quality while easing asthma and allergy symptoms.

LANXESS plays its part in UN World Water Day LANXESS plays its part in UN World Water Day

As the United Nations prepares to mark the 34th World Water Day, specialty chemicals company LANXESS offers products which filter harmful substances from water.

AFS Spring Conference registration deadline

The deadline for registration for the American Filtration & Separations Society’s (AFS) 2017 Spring Conference Advanced Technologies in Filtration is Monday 20 March.

Turning water into wine: GE collaborates on project to recycle rainwater Turning water into wine: GE collaborates on project to recycle rainwater

The University of California Davis (UC Davis), GE Water & Process Technologies and wine industry solutions provider, Winesecrets, have joined forces to pilot a project which uses captured rainwater in wine production.

Veolia technology to treat effluent at Munksjö’s Tolosa mill in Spain Veolia technology to treat effluent at Munksjö’s Tolosa mill in Spain

Paper products manufacturer Munksjö has selected Veolia Water Technologies’ AnoxKaldnes MBBR process to treat effluent at its Tolosa mill in Spain.

Head of human resources to leave Mann+Hummel Head of human resources to leave Mann+Hummel

Filiz Albrecht, chief human resources officer and a member of the management board at Mann+Hummel, is leaving the company at her own request.

Evoqua to upgrade clarifiers at Dayton water reclamation facility

Evoqua Water Technologies is to provide clarifier upgrades for the Dayton Water Reclamation Facility in Dayton, Ohio, USA.

Water Market Reform discusses non-household retail market

The Water Market Reform one-day conference will take place on 27 June at the Radisson Blu Portman hotel in London.

The Big Bang UK celebrates STEM for young people in the UK The Big Bang UK celebrates STEM for young people in the UK

A four-day STEM extravaganza for young people is underway at the NEC in Birmingham.

Enviro Voraxial Technology signs purchase agreement with Schlumberger

Enviro Voraxial Technology Inc is entering into an agreement to sell its intellectual property, substantially consisting of its Voraxial Separator patents and trademarks, to Schlumberger.

RWL Water completes Acquavit acquisition

RWL Water has closed its acquisition of Brazilian water and wastewater treatment company Acquavit Comércio E Indústria de Sistemas De Tratamento De Água Ltda.

Amiad receives second NSF accreditation for drinking water safety Amiad receives second NSF accreditation for drinking water safety

International producer of water treatment and filtration solutions, Amiad Water Systems, has announced that its AMF microfiber filter technology has been evaluated and certified by NSF International, an independent public health and safety accreditation organization.

Special issue: Desalination and the environment

Elsevier journal Desalination is publishing a special issue entitled Desalination and the Environment.

Sartorius appoints new Marketing, Sales and Services EVP for Laboratory Division

Sartorius has named Gerry MacKay as executive vice president of Marketing, Sales and Services for its Lab Products & Services Division (LPS).

Donaldson sells 1000th Downflo Evolution dust collector

Less than three years after Donaldson Company Inc launched the Torit Downflo Evolution dust collector, a metal fabricator in California has officially ordered the 1000th unit.

Electrically conducting nanofiltration membranes based on networked cellulose and carbon nanostructures

Researchers at Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, UAE, and Swansea University, UK, have studied the properties of electrically conductive membranes based on networked cellulose and carbon nanostructures.

Parker Hannifin celebrates 100th anniversary

Parker Hannifin Corp is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its founding on 13 March 1917.

Faster biogas substrate analysis from WELTEC BIOPOWER Faster biogas substrate analysis from WELTEC BIOPOWER

Together with partners, the biological department of biogas specialist WELTEC BIOPOWER is developing a quick test for identifying inhibitors in biogas substrates.

Environmental and economic performance assessment of desalination supply chain

Researchers at the National University of Malaysia and MIT have reviewed different desalination and supply chain performance measures.

Sustainable filter project provides arsenic-free water in Vietnam Sustainable filter project provides arsenic-free water in Vietnam

Australian researchers have won a A$500,000 innovation award for a low-cost, sustainable filtration system to provide safe drinking water in Vietnam.

Suez and CDPQ to acquire GE Water in €3.2bn deal

French utility Suez and Canadian institutional investor Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) have entered into a binding agreement to purchase GE Water & Process Technologies from General Electric Co for an enterprise value of €3.2 billion.

Eaton's Filtration Division at HMI 2017 Eaton's Filtration Division at HMI 2017

Eaton presents filtration products for hydraulic and lubrication oil applications at HMI 2017

SPX Flow names new chairman

SPX Flow Inc’s board of directors has elected independent director Robert (Bob) F Hull as chairman of the board.

Does nuclear desalination make sense for Saudi Arabia?

MIT researchers examining different scenarios for fossil and nuclear-based desalination in Saudi Arabia propose a nuclear desalination plant using reverse osmosis as the most economic design.

Filtration Group completes acquisition of Essentra’s Porous Technologies business

Filtration Group Corporation has closed its acquisition of Essentra plc’s Porous Technologies business.

FLSmidth to supply electrostatic precipitators and fabric filters for Egyptian cement plant

FLSmidth has received an order from El Sewedy Cement Co for engineering, procurement and supply of equipment for the expansion of a cement production line in Ain Soukhna in Suez Governorate, Egypt.

Veolia Nuclear Solutions to provide contaminated water treatment systems for 4 Magnox sites

Veolia Nuclear Solutions, through its subsidiary Kurion Inc, will deploy effluent treatment systems at four Magnox sites in the UK.

LuminUltra develops suite of customer training courses

Canadian provider of microbial monitoring solutions, LuminUltra, has created the LuminUltra Academy, to support its customers and partners by explaining how microbial monitoring can help them better manage their water systems.

Extensive regional grit gradation data published

Important reference data on the regional characteristics of wastewater grit across North America have been published for the first time.

Sartorius supports mainstream adoption of Quality by Design Sartorius supports mainstream adoption of Quality by Design

International supplier to the biopharmaceutical industry, Sartorius Stedim Biotech (SSB), has developed a fully integrated technology platform to meet the requirements of today’s upstream bioprocessing.

Eaton solutions at European Coatings Show 2017 for less maintenance and waste. Eaton solutions at European Coatings Show 2017 for less maintenance and waste.

Eaton presents filtration solutions in industrial applications at the European Coatings trade show in hall 6, booth 140, April 4-6 in Nuremberg, Germany.

Parker Hannifin completes US$4.3bn acquisition of Clarcor

Parker Hannifin Corp has sealed its acquisition of filter maker Clarcor Inc for approximately US$4.3 billion in cash, including the assumption of net debt.

February’s most popular news stories on www.FiltSep.com

The top 10 Filtration+Separation feature articles of 2016, Pentair’s acquisition of Union Engineering and Hyflux’s latest desalination projects in Saudi Arabia were the most popular stories with visitors to the Filtration+Separation website last month.

HaloSource confirms successful pilot production of lead reduction media

US water technology company, HaloSource, Inc., has announced its successful pilot-scale production of a filtration media that is expected to be the class-leading lead ("Pb") reduction media for gravity-cartridge applications.

Clarcor introduces mobile filtration technology Clarcor introduces mobile filtration technology

Industrial filtration company, CLARCOR Industrial Air, has launched its clearcurrent Mobile Air Inlet System, designed to provide exceptional performance and simplify logistics in mobile gas turbine applications.