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Using silica gel to desalinate brackish water

27-03-2020
Membrion, desalination, solutions,

Former UW lecturer and chemical engineering graduate student Greg Newbloom and mentor John Plaza developed technology using silica gel to desalinate brackish water. Newbloom and Plaza are now using that technology to power a new startup, Membrion, which aims to increase the ability for water purification at a lower cost. Silica gel is often found …

Danfoss announces Learning Contest APR 2020

27-03-2020
Danfoss, learning contest, skills upgrade

Danfoss has announced the start of its 2nd Best Learners Contest, set to kick off on 1 April in the Asia-Pacific region. The contest aims to inspire a fun learning spirit among current and future professionals in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVACR) industry. Contest participants will be able to choose from hundreds of free …

PUB awards $433 million Tuas WRP biosolids treatment contract to Sembcorp Design and Construction

26-03-2020
PUB, Sembcorp, Tuas Water Reclamation Plant, Biosolids treatment contract

National water agency PUB has awarded the contract to build the biosolids treatment facility for the Tuas Water Reclamation Plant (WRP) – a major component of the Deep Tunnel Sewerage System (DTSS) Phase 2 project – as the construction of the plant gathers steam this year.  Sembcorp Design and Construction Pte Ltd, a wholly-owned …

Suez's Business Continuity Plan

26-03-2020
Suez, Covid-19, Business Continuity Plan

The board of directors met today and made a thorough review of the actions the Group has put in place to adjust to the Covid-19 context. SUEZ and all our employees are fully focused on ensuring continuity of service in all the countries where we operate. Whether we provide drinking water, wastewater or waste management for municipalities and …