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LANXESS doubles its membrane production capacity

02-08-2017

LANXESS, a specialty chemicals company, has doubled its membrane production capacity, as announced earlier this year. The company has been continuously expanding its line of membrane elements since production began in September 2011, and the products were introduced to the market in early 2012. Presently, numerous types of Lewabrane elements are …

A new water treatment solution for the beverage industry from GE

01-08-2017

GE Water & Process Technologies recently introduced a new, integrated ultrafiltration (UF) and reverse osmosis (RO) technology for water treatment in the production of beverages. Designed to process poor quality and challenging source water with optimal removal of particulates, microorganism and total dissolved solids (TDS), BEVPAK technology …

WesTech debuts their pre-engineered DAF unit

01-08-2017

The new R5™ dissolved air flotation unit – pre-engineered, modular and skid-mounted with variable tank sizes, flow and recycle rates. Image credit: WesTech The new R5™ dissolved air flotation unit – pre-engineered, modular and skid-mounted with variable tank sizes, flow and recycle rates – offers users a customised, …

Singapore: Twelve local engineering projects win top honours

31-07-2017

The Institution of Engineers, Singapore (IES) bestowed the IES Prestigious Engineering Achievement Awards 2017 to 12 engineering projects for making outstanding contributions that improve the quality of lives and bring about engineering progress in Singapore. The event guest-of honour, Mr. Masagos Zulkifli, Minister for the Environment and Water …

To serve as its new headquarters in Asia, Armstrong expands its Shanghai office

31-07-2017

Armstrong Fluid Technology expanded its Shanghai office, and it will now serve as both headquarters and a Regional Sales Excellence Centre for the company’s operations in China as well as the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. The larger space would also be able to accommodate future growth. “Our new location and expanded role in Shanghai …

Editor’s pickVeolia Water Technologies supplies ABF with turnkey solutions and wastewater technologies

31-07-2017

Associated British Foods (Thailand) Ltd’s wastewater treatment plant, designed and built by Veolia Water Technologies, is nothing short of an achievement: Though faced with an incredibly limited amount of space, Veolia was able to provide ABF with a compact and robust plant that integrated several of Veolia’s innovative technologies …

The first Nereda plant in South America celebrates a year in operation

28-07-2017

Royal HaskoningDHV’s Nereda® technology has left a positive impact in Brazil. A legacy project from the 2016 Olympic Games held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Deodoro WWTP, the largest plant built in the world as of the writing of this article, is cleberating its first year anniversary in operation. Built by BRK Ambiental – Nereda …

Editor’s pickDanfoss: Kim Fausing, the new president and CEO

27-07-2017

Kim Fausing, the new president and CEO of Danfoss. Photo credit: Danfoss Before Kim Fausing became Danfoss’ new CEO, he had served the company as COO for nine years, where he worked closely with former CEO of Danfoss, Niels B. Christiansen to create a high-performing organisation, growth, strong financial results, and bring about a digital …