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Emefcy signs wastewater treatment contract in Ethiopia

Emefcy Group Ltd is to supply its proprietary technology for a new wastewater treatment plant for a large residential compound in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in collaboration with local partner TodayTomorrow Ventures Inc (TTV).

Project update: Santa Barbara desalination plant set for April start-up Project update: Santa Barbara desalination plant set for April start-up

After a number of delays, the recommissioned Charles E. Meyer Desalination Facility in Santa Barbara, California, is expected to start supplying customers in April. The plant will produce nearly 3 million gallons of water per day – about 30% of the city’s demand – using the latest reverse osmosis technology and design practices to reduce electrical demand and environmental impacts.

GKD to showcase nonwovens’ developments at INDEX 2017 GKD to showcase nonwovens’ developments at INDEX 2017

Technical weavers, GKD – GEBR. KUFFERATH AG, will be presenting its latest developments for the manufacture of nonwovens at INDEX 2017 from 4 – 7 April in Geneva.

Voltea hires global quality leader

Dan Connorton has rejoined Voltea as global quality leader.

Nonwoven fabric from Mogul with filtration properties Nonwoven fabric from Mogul with filtration properties

Madaline is a nonwoven fabric which possesses filtration and barrier properties like a meltblown with the strength of a spunbond.

Belco Technologies partners with Lundberg on APC systems

DuPont’s Belco Technologies Corp and Lundberg, LLC, a Dustex company, have signed an agreement to collaborate on the supply of air pollution control systems.

Particle counting in hydraulic and lubricating oils Particle counting in hydraulic and lubricating oils

Continuous monitoring of hydraulic and lubrication systems is needed to help prevent the damage caused by particulate contamination.

Evoqua’s IP-Pro CEDI water purification software goes online

Evoqua Water Technologies’ Ionpure continuous electrodeionization (CEDI) technology has launched a new predictive software tool called the IP-Pro Online.

Nanostone announces new segmented ceramic membrane

US manufacturer of ceramic ultrafiltration membranes, Nanostone Water, has announced the launch of its next generation membrane product, the CM-151.

Yardney unveils new remote access controller at World Ag Expo 2017 Yardney unveils new remote access controller at World Ag Expo 2017

Yardney Water Management Systems, Inc., is launching its new SynergyPlus+ remote access controller at the World Ag Expo, taking place in Tulare, California, between 14 and 16 February.

Conwed and Delstar exhibit at 2017 Membrane Technology Conference

Conwed and DelStar Technologies, now both part of Schweitzer-Mauduit International Inc’s Advanced Materials and Structures division, are exhibiting their reverse osmosis (RO) feed spacers portfolio at the 2017 Membrane Technology Conference & Exposition this week in Long Beach, California, USA (Booths #525 & #420, 13–17 February 2017).

Freudenberg presents solutions for sewage treatment odours at Wasser Berlin 2017 Freudenberg presents solutions for sewage treatment odours at Wasser Berlin 2017

Freudenberg Filtration Technologies will be will be showcasing its solutions for corrosion protection for the benefit of sewage treatment plant operators at Wasser Berlin International 2017 from 28-30 March.

Evoqua forms BWMS partnership with Hai Cheung in China

Evoqua Water Technologies is partnering with Hai Cheung, a marine equipment supplier to the Chinese market.

Doosan to deliver ZLD technology for South Korean thermal power plant

Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction has signed a contract with Korea South-East Power Corp (KOEN) to supply its zero liquid discharge (ZLD) system for the Yeongheung Thermal Power Plant in South Korea.

PUB invites proposals for Singapore’s fifth desalination plant

PUB, Singapore’s national water agency, has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the development of a fifth desalination plant.

Hyflux signs MOU to develop 3 desalination plants in Saudi Arabia

Following a public tender, Hyflux Ltd, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Hydrochem Saudi Ltd, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Saudi Arabian state-owned Saline Water Conversion Corp to design, build, supply, test and commission three seawater reverse osmosis desalination plants along the Red Sea coast.

Veolia to design and build water treatment plant in Dakar

Veolia, through its subsidiaries OTV and SADE, has been awarded a €7.6 million contract to design and build an iron removal water treatment plant in Dakar for Senegal’s water utility Société Nationale des Eaux du Sénégal (SONES).

Thermo Fisher Scientific and Amerispec Diagnostics research collaboration

Attendees at the recent MedLab 2017 had the opportunity to see a powerful fully-integrated liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS) workflow designed to offer accurate and consistent analysis of the most challenging and complex sample matrices for clinical researchers.

The top 10 Filtration+Separation feature articles of 2016 The top 10 Filtration+Separation feature articles of 2016

2016's most popular features discuss wastewater reuse in cooling towers, the world's largest SWRO desalination plant and super absorbent materials for filtration applications. Review the top 10 here.

PSL launches next generation filter dryer at Interphex

Powder Systems Limited (PSL) and COPE (Center Of Process Excellence) will demonstrate their engineered solutions for filtration, drying and high containment process requirements at the Interphex New York trade show.

Hyflux partners with NTU Singapore on membrane technologies

Hyflux has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Nanyang Technological University’s (NTU Singapore) Nanyang Environment and Water Research Institute (NEWRI) to collaborate on the commercialisation of advanced membrane technologies.

GE provides ZeeLung and ZeeWeed membranes for Belgian WWTP upgrade

Belgian wastewater treatment company Aquafin is upgrading the Schilde Wastewater Treatment Plant in Antwerp with GE’s ZeeLung Membrane Aerated Biofilm Reactor (MABR) and ZeeWeed membrane bioreactor (MBR) technologies.

Mann+Hummel opens office in Colombia

After setting up a sales and trading company in Colombia late last year, German filtration specialist Mann+Hummel has now established an office in Bogota.

Modern Water secures first sale of new brine technology

Modern Water plc has made the first sale of its proprietary All-Membrane Brine Concentration (AMBC) technology.

Freudenberg invests in US filter production Freudenberg invests in US filter production

Freudenberg Filtration Technologies (FFT) has added a new state-of-the-art cabin air filter production line to its manufacturing facility in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, USA.

Conidia Bioscience announces fuel contamination test is compliant

International bioscience company, Conidia Bioscience, has announced that its Fuelstat range of rapid testing kits for the detection of microbial contamination in fuels is compliant with the new ASTM Standard D8070.

ILS Automation launches micro-pumps to provide precise control at low flow ILS Automation launches micro-pumps to provide precise control at low flow

Bioprocess control and systems integrator that designs and builds the AFC series of custom controllers, ILS Automation, Inc., has launched its AFC 928 Dual Bioreactor Control System.

Video: Conwed wins Gold AVA Digital Award 2017 Video: Conwed wins Gold AVA Digital Award 2017

Plastic netting manufacturer, Conwed, has won a Gold AVA Digital Award 2017, awarded by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP) for the company’s 50th anniversary video.

GKD introduces three-dimensional mesh for increased throughput GKD introduces three-dimensional mesh for increased throughput

Woven filter media specialist, GKD – GEBR. KUFFERATH AG, has successfully demonstrated the relationship between inlet face velocity and the distribution of pore velocities. The result is a new mesh filter named Porometric mesh.

Mann+Hummel: Preliminary 2016 sales revenue of €3.5bn

The Mann+Hummel Group met its forecast with preliminary sales revenue of €3.5 billion in the 2016 financial year.

Eriez celebrates 75th anniversary

2017 marks Eriez’s 75th year in business.

Amazon Filters to exhibit at ENOMAQ 2017

Manufacturer of beverage filtration products, Amazon Filters, will be exhibiting alongside one of its main distributors, Suminisitros Multifiltra, at the ENOMAQ exhibition, from 15 - 17 February 2017.

WTA Vogtland launches submerged membrane module

German producer of filtration systems in the water market, WTA Vogtland GmbH, has developed a new Submerged Membrane Module.

Pentair acquires Union Engineering

Pentair plc has bought Union Engineering A/S from Danish private equity fund Capidea and a number of minority shareholders.

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

How 3D printing could transform membrane technology, the top 10 business news stories of 2016 and AAF's latest acquisition were the most popular stories with visitors to the Filtration+Separation website last month.

World Biogas Association and ADBA to partner for Expo 2017 World Biogas Association and ADBA to partner for Expo 2017

The World Biogas Association (WBA) has agreed to partner with the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) to showcase the global biogas industry at ADBA’s leading AD & Biogas trade show.