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AquaTech China celebrates its 10th anniversary

07-06-2017

Photo credit: AQUATECH CHINA This morning Aquatech China, the leading trade show for water professionals in China opened its doors, marking the 10th anniversary. Mayor Aboutaleb of –resilient city- Rotterdam in the Netherlands and Annette Bos, Group Director Water at RAI Amsterdam spoke at a crowded opening, followed by champagne and the …

LANXESS showcases its successful practical test in Germany

07-06-2017

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is producing Lewabrane RO membrane elements for industrial water treatment at its site in Bitterfeld, Germany. The state-of-the-art facility is additionally equipped with laboratories, logistics areas and offices in order to deliver ready-to-use elements for reverse osmosis (RO) purposes to customers worldwide. …

GE’s PROflex is a new flexible and competitively priced reverse osmosis system

06-06-2017

GE’s new PROflex is a reverse osmosis system for a broad range of applications including general industrial power, drinking water, mining, and petrochemical industries among many others GE Water & Process Technologies launched a new reverse osmosis (RO) system for a wide range of applications that include drinking water, food and …

The Government of Canada approves investments in wastewater treatment services

06-06-2017

Over a period of 12 years, the Government of Canada will set aside more than CAD$180 billion (US$133 billion) for green infrastructure, public transit, social infrastructure, transportation, and water and wastewater services that support trade to the rural and northern communities in Canada, according to WaterWorld. Multiple projects have already …

GE Signs 15-Year Service Contract with one of Russia’s largest petrochemical plants

05-06-2017

GE and Bashneft, a Rosneft-affiliated company, announced the signing of a long-term service agreement to ensure reliable wastewater treatment at Rosneft’s industrial facilities in the Russian city of Ufa. Under the 15-year contract, GE will provide a comprehensive service solution featuring advanced digital technologies to monitor filtration …

Singer Valve simplifies valve flow measurement with its Battery Operated SPI-MV

05-06-2017

Singer Valve has launched the Battery Operated Single Point Insertion Electromagnetic Flowmeter (SPI-MV) that measures accurate flow rate when power is not available.   Mark Gimson, director of Marketing, said, “It’s not uncommon for valve chambers that are further out in the field to not have power, so this battery option …

Mei Carmel extends its contract with TaKaDu

05-06-2017

TaKaDu, a global leader in Integrated Event Management solutions for the water industry, announced today that Mei Carmel, one of the leading water utilities in Israel, has extended it’s contract with TaKaDu for three years. This was followed from a successful one-year use of the service where TaKaDu enabled Mei Carmel to reduce NRW …

Editor’s pickRicoh and Eco-Business commemorate World Environment Day with the Eco Action Day Circular Economy Roundtable and Eco Action Day Circular Economy Challenge

05-06-2017

Table leaders, from left to right, Jessica Cheam, Managing Editor, Eco-Business; Dr Amy Khor, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources & Ministry of Health; JD Kasamoto, General Manager, Service and Environment Division, Ricoh Asia Pacific; Jeff Turner, Vice President, Sustainability, DSM;  and Veerappan …