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Japanese firm develops cadmium removal system for wastewater Japanese firm develops cadmium removal system for wastewater

Japanese paper products group Oji Holdings has developed a system for removing cadmium from industrial wastewater enabling compliance with stricter regulations as well as cost savings.

Donaldson’s dust collector with oval cartridges

Filtration company, Donaldson, has launched the the DOWNFLOR EVOLUTION (DFE) dustCollector.

GE’s Hungarian manufacturing facility expands production of iso-accredited reference materials

Analytical Instruments, a division of GE Water & Process Technologies, recently announced that its Tatabanya, Hungary, facility which manufactures Sievers Total Organic Carbon (TOC) Analyzers, has begun production of its certified reference materials.

WATERPLUS receives NSF-61 certification for high efficiency filtration media

Water treatment specialist, WATERPLUS, a subsidiary of WATERSURPLUS, has been awarded drinking water NSF-61 certifications for its filtration media for municipal applications.

Eriez introduces DSC grate magnet with advanced modular design Eriez introduces DSC grate magnet with advanced modular design

Separation technology manufacturer, Eriez, has launched its latest magnetic separation technology with the new, powerful Easy to Clean DSC (Dust-tight, Sanitary, Convertible) Grate in Housing Magnet.

New Metso Minerals Capital president from 1 June 2017 New Metso Minerals Capital president from 1 June 2017

Victor Tapia will take up his new role as president of Metso’s Minerals Capital business area on 1 June 2017.

New president and CEO for Micronics Engineered Filtration Group New president and CEO for Micronics Engineered Filtration Group

Bernie Faulkner has been appointed president and CEO of the Micronics Engineered Filtration Group.

SnowPure Water Technologies earns Presidential “E” award for exports

SnowPure Water Technologies has received the US President’s “E” Award for exports.

Hadley Capital acquires Summit Filter and Shaffer Products

Private equity firm Hadley Capital has bought US filter bag manufacturers Summit Filter Corp and Shaffer Products Inc.

GKD improves measurement of bubble point for wire mesh

Technical weaver, GKD - GEBR. KUFFERATH AG, has improved the measurement of the bubble point for wire mesh by using numerical models

Evoqua partners with Boeing on water treatment services

Evoqua Water Technologies is to partner with Boeing to provide process water and wastewater treatment services at 19 of the aerospace company’s facilities.

Carbon dioxide filter for cleaner water Carbon dioxide filter for cleaner water

Princeton University researchers report a low cost technique to remove particles from water which uses carbon dioxide rather than physical filters or membranes.

New Metso president and CEO Nico Delvaux to start on 1 August 2017 New Metso president and CEO Nico Delvaux to start on 1 August 2017

Nico Delvaux will join Metso Corp on 1 July 2017, and become president and CEO on 1 August 2017.

Hydranautics appoints regional account executive for South America Hydranautics appoints regional account executive for South America

Hydranautics has named Marcio Zonzini as its regional account executive for South America.

Mycelx Technologies secures its first Nigerian contract

Oil-free water technology company Mycelx Technologies Corp has won its first contract in the Nigerian oil and gas market.

LiqTech wins US$380 000 order from new customer for marine scrubber treatment system

LiqTech International Inc has secured a US$380 000 order for the company’s system for the treatment of wastewater from marine scrubbers.

Evoqua to acquire Noble Water Technologies

Evoqua Water Technologies has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Noble Water Technologies, a Dallas, Texas-based provider of high purity water equipment, systems and service, service deionization and resin regeneration.

Off-shore integrated service offering from GE Off-shore integrated service offering from GE

GE launches OnBoard, an integrated service offering for offshore oil and gas water treatment.

Beverage industry benefits from Eaton’s expanded filter cartridge range Beverage industry benefits from Eaton’s expanded filter cartridge range

An expanded filter cartridge range from Eaton reduces spoilage micro-organisms, enabling the production of safe and stable products within the beverage industry.

SFcompact offers to boost productivity in fine filtration SFcompact offers to boost productivity in fine filtration

LNS Turbo’s SFcompact chip conveyor is designed to handle most materials and chip types.

Emefcy to merge with RWL Water

Emefcy Group Ltd has signed a non-binding Letter of Intent to merge with RWL Water in an all-stock transaction, forming a new global water solutions company called Fluence Corporation Ltd.

Pentair to spin off US$2.1bn Electrical business

Pentair plc is planning to split into two separate, public companies, with a tax-free spin-off of its Electrical business to shareholders.

Alfa Laval forms Food & Water competence centre in Denmark

Alfa Laval is transforming its manufacturing site in Søborg, Denmark, into a Food & Water competence centre.

AHR Expo returns to Chicago in 2018 AHR Expo returns to Chicago in 2018

The world’s largest HVACR marketplace, the AHR Expo, will re-visit Chicago in 2018.

Veolia adds to laboratory water purifiers Veolia adds to laboratory water purifiers

Veolia Water Technologies has released some new additions to its PURELAB Chorus range of laboratory water purifiers.

GE pilot shows potential for energy savings at Italian WWTP GE pilot shows potential for energy savings at Italian WWTP

Almost six months into a pilot programme to demonstrate its potential to achieve energy neutrality at an Italian wastewater treatment plant, GE’s ZeeLung MABR technology has achieved positive results.

Blackstone to invest in Italy’s De Nora

Blackstone Tactical Opportunities is to invest in Italian water technology company Industrie De Nora SpA.

Olbo & Mehler presents flagship products at Techtextil

German specialist in the development and manufacturing of conveyor belt fabrics, Olbo & Mehler, will showcase its most successful products at Techtextil in Frankfurt from 9 – 12 May.

Inprinta unveils filters for the digital print industry at FESPA 2017

Inprinta, the inkjet filter division of Porvair Filtration Group, is to launch two new high-performance filters targeted for the digital printing market at FESPA 2017.

Pentair closes sale of Valves & Controls business

Pentair plc has completed the sale of its Valves & Controls business to Emerson Electric Co in a US$3.15 billion deal.

Rotork IQ actuators control filters at Brazilian water treatment plant Rotork IQ actuators control filters at Brazilian water treatment plant

Profibus DP enabled Rotork IQ multi-turn non-intrusive intelligent electric valve actuators have been installed during an upgrade and expansion of the Rio Manso water treatment plant at Brumadinho in the south east of Brazil.

NDC launches laminating machine for carbon materials NDC launches laminating machine for carbon materials

Chinese manufacturer of hot metal application systems, NDC Spray Coating Systems Fabricating Co.Ltd, has recently released its Carbon Materials HMA Spray Laminating Machine.

Koch Membrane to supply ultrafiltration system for Chattanooga water treatment plant upgrade

Archer Daniel Midlands Co has selected Koch Membrane Systems’ PURON HF Ultrafiltration System for the planned upgrade of the water treatment plant at its Southern Cellulose facility in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA.

GKD creates strong interest at INDEX GKD creates strong interest at INDEX

Technical weavers, GKD – GEBR. KUFFERATH AG, experienced keen interest in both its solutions for the nonwovens market and its filter media made of metallic mesh for polymer filtration at the recent INDEX 2017 in Geneva.

GE consortium to supply seawater sulfate removal system for Norway’s Johan Castberg project GE consortium to supply seawater sulfate removal system for Norway’s Johan Castberg project

Statoil has selected a consortium led by GE Water & Process Technologies and Halvorsen TEC to supply a complete seawater sulfate removal unit (SRU) to help protect production wells in its Johan Castberg project in the Barents Sea, off Norway.

Donaldson buys Hy-Pro Filtration

Donaldson Co Inc has acquired Hy-Pro Corp, an Anderson, Indiana-based manufacturer of filtration systems and replacement filters for stationary hydraulic and industrial lubrication filtration applications.

Lanxess research project aids understanding of RO systems

Specialty chemicals company, Lanxess, recently launched a research project to gain a better understanding of the behaviour of highly cross-linked Lewabrane membranes for the treatment of brackish water.

April's most popular filtration news stories

A graphene sieve that can turn seawater into drinking water, Evonik's “Waste to fuel” membranes and a review of Q1 M&A activity in the filtration sector were the most popular articles on the Filtration+Separation website last month.

New Alfa Laval white paper calls for industry review of regulatory environment New Alfa Laval white paper calls for industry review of regulatory environment

Specialist in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, Alfa Laval, has announced the availability of a new white paper entitled Bilge water compliance issues.