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Filtration and Separation news, March 2011

Ahlstrom Corp has completed the sale of its Wuxi plant in China to Andrew Industries.

 

Alfa Laval is to supply a customised oil-treatment module for the German diesel engine builder MAN Diesel & Turbo SE.

 

A Pall Corp mobile water treatment system was used to provide clean drinking water in New Zealand following the recent earthquake.

 

Siemens has been commissioned to provide on-demand wastewater treatment management for a global soft drink producer’s bottling plant in the Philippines.

 

Singapore's Hyflux Ltd has signed a memorandum of understanding with Japan’s Mizuho Corporate Bank to collaborate in the global water business.

 

Dr James L. Barnard, known as the 'father of biological nutrient removal’ has won the Lee Kuan Yew water prize 2011 for his revolutionary method of using m

 

Omnipure, the inline carbon filtration component manufacturer, has received California Department of Pesticide Regulation registration, as well as US Natio

 

ITT Analytics claims that its WTW and OI Analytical instrument brands can detect carcinogenic hexavalent chromium supplies (chromium VI) in drinking water.

 

Thames Water Utilities Ltd has appointed Black & Veatch to check flooding resilience at some of its water treatment assets within London and the Thames Val

 

Research project moves to next phase of development

 

Electro-Chemical Devices, a manufacturer of industrial process instrumentation based in the US, has developed a newseawater dechlorination analyser that re

 

Axiom Analytical, Inc, a supplier of products for spectroscopy based in the US, has developed FMX-200U, part of its FMX series of fibre-optic multiplexers.

 

Under new contracts worth C$7.8 million, H2O Innovation is to supply custom-built water treatment systems and equipment to power generation and industrial

 

Finland’s Outotec has signed a contract worth more than €15 million to deliver key process technologies and services for Sandfire Resources' DeGrussa coppe

 

Biofilm dispersion technology company Agile Sciences has appointed Dr Thomas Engelhardt to its scientific advisory board.

 

Global trading conglomerate Sojitz has agreed to introduce the products of Danish green technology and liquid filtration specialist Johnsen Oil to a wider

 

ITT Corp has authorised US$100 000 from its emergency response fund to support Mercy Corps and its local partner, Peace Winds, with on-the-ground relief ef

 

Ceco Environmental Corp has secured new orders worth US$3.0 million.

 

Electro-Chemical Devices (ECD), a manufacturer of industrial process instrumentation based in the US, has developed a new seawater dechlorination analyser

 

Great Western Manufacturing, a maker of custom industrial processing machinery based in the US, says that its QA Tru-Balance Gravity Flow range of sifters

 

Leading international nonwoven show, INDEX 11, will have extended exhibition space for the event, which takes place in Geneva, Switzerland from 12th – 15th

 

The Pall Corporation board of directors has separated the roles of chairman of the board and chief executive officer.

 

US-based optical sensing specialist Ocean Optics has introduced a range of complementary metal–oxide–semiconductor (CMOS) detector-based spectrometers that

 

Aqua-Chem Inc has developed a method to removing dye and chemical additives from the industrial wastewater used in large-scale carpet manufacturing.

 

Asia Water Technology Ltd and its subsidiary Wuhan Kaidi Water Services Co Ltd have secured a RMB46.5 million desalination system project for a paper manuf

 

Pentair Inc is donating US$200 000 to fund portable water treatment systems and related supplies and support local organisations in Japan, following last w

 

Germany’s ItN Nanovation AG has completed a €0.8 million project in Saudi Arabia for its CFM Systems nanoceramic-based filtration system for water purifica

 

Oxford Medical Diagnostics (OMD), a UK developer of breath-based, medical diagnostic technology for metabolic and infectious diseases, and V&F Analyse- und

 

Alfa Laval names Lubrserv as UK distributor of portable centrifugal separators.

 

Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies has developed Nexus, a new system that delivers water to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, cosmetics and veterinary

 

Luc Rousselet has been appointed executive vice president, supply chain, and a member of the Ahlstrom executive management team from 15 June 2011.

 

Cummins Inc chairman and CEO Tim Solso is one of 10 business leaders expected to be appointed by US president Barack Obama to the President’s Management Ad

 

Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corp is buying German hydraulic filtration and instrumentation company Internormen Technology Group.

 

Porvair’s range of absolute rate filters now meets United States Pharmacopeia 788 as well as Federal Drug Administration Title 21, Section 211.72 regulatio

 

Pharma specialist Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed a free gas chromatography (GC) column selector app for iPhone.

 

UK-based filtration company Puresep Technologies has appointed David Parocki as its business development manager for wastewater and membrane technologies i

 

Industry analysts McIlvaine reports that thousands of municipal drinking water projects underway in the US and Canada will require investment in order to m

 

Dr Rick Stover has joined Israel’s Desalitech as executive vice president where he will lead the Israeli company’s business development, product launch and

 

Siemens Water Technologies is supplying a wastewater treatment system to Hydro Recovery LP to treat natural gas hydraulic fracturing wastewater from Marcel

 

Singapore’s national water agency PUB has named Hyflux Ltd as the preferred bidder to design, build, own and operate Singapore’s second and largest seawate

 

Filtration specialist Donaldson Co Inc is planning to build a second manufacturing facility in Aguascalientes, Mexico.

 

Liquid filtration specialist Johnsen Oil A/S, based in Denmark, has signed a 10 year supply contract with partner companies Areal Ltd and Rodex-Service Ltd

 

A new report from Research and Markets highlights a global need for low-price desalination in order to combat water scarcity in many areas.

 

ITT Water & Wastewater has launched the Flygt Top-Entry Agitator range, which has been designed for demanding digester and other standard mixing applicatio

 

Market analysts McIlvaine suggests there will be a rise in the world market forscrubber, absorber, adsorber and biofilter systems from US$6 billion in 2011

 

Outotec has signed an €18 million contract with the Chilean copper producer Codelco for the design and delivery of an effluent treatment plant for the new

 

Separation specialist SWECO has developed what it says is its biggest sifter yet, the BigMax Gyratory Sifter, part of the GyraMax line, with improved high

 

Amiad Filtration Systems has completed testing of a new water filtration system that it has installed for Israeli petrochemical producer Carmel Olefins Ltd

 

Dean Spatz, the founder, former chairman and CEO of water treatment company Osmonics Inc, has joined the Voltea board of directors as chairman.

 

Filter media manufacturer Ahlstrom has launched a new logo and brand identity.

 

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