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Grundfos: Keeping a cool head on super computers

30-11-2015

Behind the scenes. Photo: DTU.At the Danish Technical University Risø, one of the world's most powerful computers has its home. It is used in Danish and European healthcare research. Grundfos pumps keep it cool. It's not something you will pay particular attention to, if you don't know its secret. To the untrained eye, it's just small, …

World Toilet Day 2015: new World Bank report finds severe lack of access to water & sanitation for thousands of families across the Pacific

30-11-2015

As more and more families migrate from rural areas to Pacific capital cities, water, sanitation and health challenges in rapidly growing informal settlements in key Pacific capital cities are in urgent need of response, according to a new World Bank report. Released to coincide with World Toilet Day 2015, Unsettled: water and sanitation in urban …

Chien Jin Plastic Sdn Bhd renamed to Norma Products Malaysia Sdn Bhd

30-11-2015

Chien Jin Plastic Sdn Bhd was officially renamed to NORMA Products Malaysia Sdn Bhd on 30th October 2015. Bernd Kleinhens, President of the Asia Pacific region, and Sivadas Pillai, General Manager, unveiled the company's new logo in the presence of the entire staff body during a curtain raising ceremony. From the left: Bernd Kleinhens, President …

HSL Constructor Pte Ltd to build third desalination plant at Tuas

30-11-2015

National water agency PUB has selected HSL Constructor Pte Ltd as the Contractor for the construction of Singapore's third desalination plant at Tuas. The plant is expected to commence operations in 2017 and will add another 30 million gallons, or 136,000 cubic metres, of water per day (mgd) to Singapore's water supply. It will be owned and …

PUB trials smarter system for flood detection during Northeast Monsoon

30-11-2015

National water agency PUB is exploring smarter ways to detect floods this monsoon season. A trial project in collaboration with A*STAR's Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), the flood detection system utilises image analytics technology to scan real-time PUB CCTV footage and detect images with flood waters. This will complement PUB's flood …

BioGill appoints first distributor in Taiwan

27-11-2015

BioGill Asia has announced that Crossbond Corporation is the first BioGill Distributor appointed in Taiwan. With more than 20 years’ experience in the water industry, Crossbond is now providing the BioGill technology to improve pond water and to treat a variety of wastewaters from food & beverage processing, sewage and grease …

Further industrial-scale deployment of Lewabrane in Europe

26-11-2015

The reverse osmosis separation elements produced by specialty chemicals company LANXESS have again proven their worth in practice: some 400 Lewabrane elements have been reliably treating brackish water in a new industrial-scale plant in Serbia for one year now. They are being used to treat water from the Danube for a refinery in Pančevo operated …