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Filtration and Separation news, August 2012

The energy consumption of a wastewater treatment plant’s aeration system can be reduced by up to 65% when more energy efficient equipment and expertise in


Reed Elsevier, a world leading provider of professional information solutions and the publisher of Filtration+Separation, has announced the winners of the


Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp has selected Nirosoft Industries Ltd to design and construct (EPC) a produced water desalination plant in Colombia.


Pall Corp is providing freshwater generator systems for the UK Royal Navy’s Type 45 Destroyer.


The market for ultrapure water systems and consumables in Asia will reach US$3.1 billion next year, according to the latest forecasts in Ultrapure Water: W


Aquatech is to provide an effluent recycling system for an automotive manufacturing facility in North India’s National Capital Region.


US company Swift Filters, Inc. is building a new 42,500 square foot manufacturing plant in Oakwood Village, OH. The new facility will be more than triple t


Severn Trent Services has signed a contract with the Yangtaizi Wastewater Treatment Plant in the city of Bengbu in China’s Anhui Province, to provide a TET


PMFG Inc executive vice president and chief operating officer Warren Hayslip is to leave the company.


UV disinfection specialist Berson UV-techniek has won the 2011-2012 Top Ten Brand in Water Disinfection Equipment award at a ceremony in Beijing, China. It


WesTech Engineering Inc has signed an agreement to acquire Siemens Industry Inc’s Microfloc and General Filter product portfolios.


Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) PhD candidate Ronan McGovern has been awarded the International Desalination Association’s (IDA) 2012 Channabas


Enviro Voraxial Technology Inc has received an order for its Voraxial 2000 Separator System to be used in the Canadian oil sands market.


Envirogen Technologies Inc is to supply two biological odour control systems as part of a Western Wake Regional Wastewater Management Facility (WWRWMF) con


Plastics auxiliary machine manufacturer Conair has added a new filter-drawer feature on its DuraLoad vacuum receivers, which eliminates the need to remove


Environmental Scientifics Group (ESG), a UK provider of testing, inspection and compliance services, has acquired Waterwise Technologies Ltd to expand its


The Water Environment Federation (WEF) will explore obstacles to harnessing biogas and present solutions in a series of workshops at WEFTEC 2012, WEF’s 85t


UK laboratory supplier Cole-Parmer has introduced sterile mixed cellulose ester (MCE) membranes for dispensers based on membranes from Japanese company ADV


Filtration solutions provider Vokes Air and Filtac A/S are to merge their Danish businesses in order to better serve the local market.


DESMI Pumping Technology A/S has been awarded an exclusive global licence agreement for the marketing, sales and manufacturing of DESMI Ocean Guard A/S’s b


FLSmidth is buying the privately owned Decanter Machine Inc, a US-based manufacturer and supplier of centrifugal technology to the global minerals industri


Pall Corp is to undertake a multi-phase project for the US Navy to develop an advanced shipboard desalination system for coastal sea waters.


Agilent Technologies Inc. launched the GV1000 X-ray Diffractometer at the annual meeting of the American Crystallography Association in Boston, USA.


Meissner’s Small Flow Element (SFE) filters can now be specified with a variety of adapters for installation into new housings or retrofit applications.


Camfil Farr Air Pollution Control (APC) is investing in a new 40 000 sq ft facility in the UK to serve industrial customers throughout the UK and Europe.


Met-Pro Corp’s Environmental Air Solutions business unit has received US$6 million in new orders through a worldwide engineering firm to supply a global in


The Eddy Current Non-ferrous Metal Separator from Eriez now features improved permanent magnetic circuits with Rare Earth Erium® 3000.


Hitachi Plant Technologies Ltd and Mayekawa Manufacturing Co Ltd are setting up a joint venture company later this year to provide maintenance services for


German manufacturer PAMAS has developed a laboratory particle analysing system to measure small volumes of higher viscosity samples, such as protein soluti


Bluewater Bio International has entered into a technology alliance with the UK water company Thames Water.


Minneapolis-based industrial water treatment equipment manufacturer Robert B Hill Co has won a contract to build a new 1 MGD water filtration plant in Minn


Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies is to supply a complete boiler feed water system to Valero Energy Corp’s St Charles refinery in Norco, Louisiana.


Ahlstrom has completed a €17.5 million investment in additional filtration material capacity at its site in Turin, Italy.


Research and Markets Ltd has released the China Seawater Desalination Industry Report (2012 Edition).


Peerless Mfg Co is building a new 80 000 sq ft manufacturing facility in Denton, Texas, USA.


US company Oil Filtration Systems is now offering a full range of oil reclamation, purification, and hot oil flushing field services.


Exhibitors at the forthcoming WEFTEC show are invited to submit material for a preview in the September/October issue of Filtration+Separation.


Eclipse Magnetics has launched the Automag Compact.


Chevron Mining has installed a Zeo-Clear Zeo 20 system to treat up to 15 000 gallons of sewage per day for up to 300 workers in a remote camp at its Questa


Sembcorp Industries’ newest and largest industrial wastewater treatment facility on Jurong Island in Singapore has entered commercial operation.


Alfa Laval has expanded in wastewater treatment with the acquisition of belt filter press manufacturer Ashbrook Simon-Hartley.


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