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Filtration and Separation news, June 2012

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is globally increasing its prices for ion exchange resins, effective July 1, 2012.


Severn Trent Services is showcasing a number of technologies for water and wastewater treatment at the Singapore International Water Week.


Wärtsilä Hamworthy has received a contract from Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani SpA to supply two Membrane BioReactors (MBRs) for a 141 000gt new buil


GE and memsys clearwater Pte Ltd have entered into an agreement to jointly develop membrane distillation (MD) technology for the unconventional resources m


Toshiba Corp’s new non-chemical feed filtration system reduces the concentration of suspended solids in wastewater without the use of any coagulant, by app


SWECO has introduced the MM4 Traveling Spray, an attachment that can continuously or intermittently wash screen mesh free of solids.


W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. will feature its polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) membrane filter technology at SEMICON West 2012, from 10-12 July at the Mosco


Sartorius Stedim Biotech has introduced a new generation of sterilising-grade filters, Sartopore® Platinum, to the company’s filter portfolio.


Speciality chemicals company Lanxess is introducing its newest line of products at the forthcoming Singapore International Water Week (SIWW), held at the M


Xylem has opened a new sales and service office in Panama to provide greater customer support to the developing Latin American market.


Mann+Hummel’s facility in Speyer, Germany is celebrating its 60th anniversary.


Pentair X-Flow has received an order to supply Seaflex 55 ultrafiltration (UF) membranes and skids to a Federal Electricity & Water Authority (FEWA) Seawat


South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has ordered 160 OSE eagleclass separators from GEA Westfalia Separator Group GmbH.


Mott Corporation has introduced a new all-metal filter design that accommodates its smallest high purity gas filter footprint to date.


Aquatech has introduced SMARTMOD™ modular evaporator technology for the oil sands market.


Parkson Corp is consolidating its Middle East group into the company’s international division to optimise the delivery of its treatment technologies to oth


Cabot Corp has entered into an agreement to buy the activated carbon company Norit NV in a US$1.1 billion deal.


Norgren has introduced a new stainless steel coalescing filter for use in corrosive environments, such as offshore oilrigs, refineries and chemical plants.


A major regional council in New South Wales, Australia has introduced a supernatant recycling system into the filtration plant in the town water supply, he


Chris Ballard has joined Toray Membrane USA as Southeast Regional Sales Manager.


Nederman will supply three Aisin Takaoka foundries in China and Thailand with a range of extraction and filtration solutions in a repeat order worth more t


Imerys North America Filtration Minerals is planning to increase prices on products shipped within North America from 16 July 2012.


Membrane manufacturer QUA has introduces a new smaller-sized Q-SEP® model 2008 hollow fibre ultrafiltration module for water and wastewater treatment proce


Hydro International, the supplier of sustainable products for the control and treatment of Stormwater and Wastewater, has appointed Keith Hayward as Nation


Rendac Son and the Dutch water technology company Paques have agreed on the construction of an innovative new wastewater treatment plant that will produce


GE is to design and supply a membrane bioreactor (MBR) system for The Bahrain Petroleum Co’s (BAPCO) oil refinery wastewater treatment plant in Sitra, Bahr


Josef Parzhuber has been appointed MANN+HUMMEL’s group vice-president and chief executive officer Asia-Pacific.


The Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge shortlist has been announced that highlights five innovative ideas to provide sustainable access to safe water an


BAC BV has launched the CaptureSelect® C-tag Affinity Matrix for highly efficient recombinant protein purification.


Meissner Filtration Products, Inc., has introduced the UltraSnap™ filter assembly for securing multiple pre- and final filters into a single-use filtration


Pentair and pump station manufacturer Watertronics are working together to educate architects, consultants and engineering firms about rainwater harvesting


Xylem Inc has opened a new sales office in Hanoi that will focus on Vietnam's growing water and wastewater treatment, wastewater transport, irrigation, flo


Dow Water & Process Solutions is planning to build a manufacturing facility for Dow Filmtec reverse osmosis (RO) elements at its site in Huzhou, China.


The world market for dust collector filter bags and cartridges will exceed US$2.4 billion in 2012, with the sales of filter media used in these elements ex


Hydro International has launched the Hydro Brake Optimum, a new flow control for surface water, foul and combined sewer systems.


GLV Inc chief financial officer Marc Barbeau has been appointed president of the company’s Water Treatment Group (Ovivo).


Russia’s Ekaterinburg Municipal Unitary Enterprise Vodokanal utility will use GE’s ZeeWeed 500D ultrafiltration membrane technology to boost the water reco


Danish pump manufacturer Grundfos has acquired Enaqua, a US company specialising in UV disinfection and membrane filtration technology.


Water technology company Xylem Inc has received an Excellence Award in Corporate Philanthropy from the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP).


The International Desalination Association (IDA) has appointed Leon Awerbuch as the interim dean of the IDA Desalination Academy, which will offer its firs


Severn Trent Services has won a contract to supply its Capital Controls®chlorine dioxide generator to the Taishan Nuclear Power Plant in Taishan, Guangdong


Wastewater specialist Bluewater Bio International has appointed Jeff Garwood to its main board and Earl Jones to its advisory board.


Porvair Filtration Group has developed Ventafil, a hydrophobic ePTFE membrane filter designed for the sterile venting of autoclaves and storage tanks.


The Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) at Aberystwyth University’ in Wales has opened a biorefining centre designed to help


Ahlstrom Corp has announced plans to shut its manufacturing plant in Barcelona, Spain later this year, with the loss of about 30 jobs.


WesTech Engineering Inc aerators and clarifiers are helping to restore the habitat of the Patchogue River and the Great South Bay in Long Island, New York,


A Technip Samsung Consortium (TSC) has selected Alfa Laval to provide a range of equipment, including desalination units, heat exchangers and filters, to S


Pentair X-Flow is to supply its Airlift MBR Megablock technology to the King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center (KFSH&RC) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


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