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May 2016

MEMBRAN-FILTRATIONS-TECHNIK (MFT) INTRODUCES CD9 INLINE AT IFAT 2016

28-05-2016

Membran-Filtrations-Technik (MFT), a leading developer of membrane technologies, will introduce CD9 InLine, the latest advancement in its circular disc (CD) module and plate and frame technology, at IFAT, Stand A1.552. CD9 InLine, which connects up to five of MFT’s CD9 Modules in a series, has demonstrated in practical application that it …

Operations Challenge Pumps up the Action in Germany

27-05-2016

Operations Challenge will take the action overseas as Team KSB-USA competes next week against 36 teams from six countries at the third Open German Championship in Wastewater Technology. Organized by the German Association for Water, Wastewater and Waste (DWA), the competition is a part of IFAT 2016--the world’s leading trade fair for water, …

Editor’s pickMemorandum of Understanding between Festo Singapore and Sea Lion Corporation with Singapore Myanmar Vocational Training Institute

26-05-2016

Festo Singapore, together with its channel partner Sea Lion in Myanmar, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Singapore Myanmar Vocational Training Institute (SMVTI). The MoU is based on the cooperation in the field of Mechanical Engineering (Industrial Automation). The signing ceremony took place at Yangon, Myanmar at the premises of …

Grundfos appoints new Group Vice President for Service

26-05-2016

Grundfos has appointed 46-year-old Thomas Rosenkilde Anderson as new Group Vice President for Service. He has long international leadership experience from the IT industry - including Nokia - and holds an Executive MBA from Copenhagen Business School and a Master of Science in Engineering from the Technical University of Copenhagen. "As we want …

Nijhuis Industries to showcase a record number of 14 innovations at IFAT in Munich

26-05-2016

During this year’s IFAT, Nijhuis Industries is showcasing a record number of 14 innovations to the (waste)water technology market which are vital to the challenges the world is facing today. Solutions for sustainable water use, resource recovery and intelligent services are completingthe range of Nijhuis’ showcased innovations during …

Water Risk: Vietnam's Worst Drought In Nearly 100 years

25-05-2016

Vietnam’s Mekong Delta is suffering from its worst drought in nearly a century, and the effects have been devastating . Experts’ claim that the drought is caused in part by this year’s El Niño, one of the worst on record. El Niño is characterized by unusually warm ocean temperatures in the Equatorial Pacific, as …

World War III will be fought over water

25-05-2016

In 2015, NASA’s satellite data revealed that 21 of the world’s 37 large aquifers are severely water-stressed. With growing populations, and increased demands from agriculture and industry, researchers indicated that this crisis is only likely to worsen. Rajendra Singh, known as the “water man of India,” believes that …

LANXESS working on behalf of water and the environment

25-05-2016

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS, one of the world’s foremost suppliers of water treatment solutions, is exhibiting for the first time at the top tradeshow IFAT in Munich from May 30 to June 3. Its presentation at this international innovation platform for environmental technologies focuses on high-performance ion exchange resins from the …