News archive

Hyflux wins another contract in Saudi Arabia

19-01-2016

Hydrochem Saudi Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hyflux Group (Hyflux), has been awarded a contract by Snamprogetti Saudi Arabia Co Ltd, a subsidiary of Saipem S.p.A. (Saipem) to design, manufacture and supply a seawater reverse osmosis and sulphate removal facilities package in Khurais, Saudi Arabia. The project value is approximately US$ 50.4 …

Editor’s pickPOME Asia: A new supplement for the treatment of palm oil mill effluent

14-01-2016

From 2016 onwards, Water & Wastewater Asia will launch an annual supplement for the treatment of palm oil mill effluent (POME), POME Asia. “We have communicated with industry players and noted that this is an area which many companies are moving into and would like more information on,” said Mr Pang. “It’s a very …

CRIQ and INRS awarded a patent for a system that removes micropollutants from wastewater

13-01-2016

A US patent was recently awarded jointly to Centre de recherche industrielle du Québec (CRIQ) and Institut national de recherche scientifique (INRS) for a system and a process that remove emerging micropollutants from industrial wastewater. In preliminary studies the patented membrane bioreactor system eliminated 99% of bisphenol-A (BPA) …

Water Authority of Western Nassau County NY Selects H2ONET

13-01-2016

AutoCAD-Centric Water Distribution Modeling Software to Support Daily Network Management and Operational Activities Innovyze has announced that the Water Authority of Western Nassau County, New York, has chosen the company’s industry-leading CAD-based H2ONET to support its water distribution network modeling and management needs. The …

Editor’s pickBlack & Veatch wins two major desalination projects in Asia

12-01-2016

Black & Veatch will perform key roles in two upcoming desalination projects in Hong Kong and Singapore. Both central to each city’s water resiliency planning, the two plants are set to establish new design and energy-use benchmarks for future water treatment plants. “We have partnered with Singapore and Hong Kong water utilities …

ANDRITZ CentriTune: innovative control system for new and existing decanter centrifuges

11-01-2016

ANDRITZ SEPARATION, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has launched a new centrifuge control system. ANDRITZ CentriTune is a PLC (Programmable Logic Controller)-based system that increases the performance and availability of new and existing decanter centrifuges, regardless of whether these are ANDRITZ machines or not. ANDRITZ …