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January 2020

Mitsubishi Electric develops AI-based aeration control technology for biological wastewater treatment

23-01-2020
Mitsubishi Electric, aeration control, wastewater treatment

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation has announced the development of aeration control technology to reduce the electric power consumption for supplying air (aeration) to biological reactors which is essential for biological wastewater treatment. By leveraging the company’s Maisart® artificial-intelligence (AI) technologies, the system …

Rotork actuators help deliver fresh water

23-01-2020
Rotork, actuators, wastewater treatment

Rotork’s electric and pneumatic actuators have been installed at two sites in Germany with 39 GT pneumatic piston actuators and 13 CK modular electric actuators to be used at two municipal water works which supply the town of Lohr am Main, in Bavaria and surrounding areas. At both sites water is extracted from six springs and two deep wells …

Netzsch Group expands its executive board

23-01-2020
Netzsch Group

Paul Netzsch is joining the executive board of Erich Netzsch GmbH & Co Holding KG from 1 April 2020. Along with Moritz Netzsch and Jens Niessner, the 33-year old business economist, a member of the shareholder family, will manage the company as a three-member body. During his first year, Paul Netzsch will have no fixed departmental …

LANXESS digitises its global asset base

23-01-2020
KANXESS, digitisation, digitalisation, innovation

LANXESS is driving forward the digitisation of its production. The specialty chemicals company has implemented a self-service analytics system for time-series data in many areas of its global plant fleet. Almost two thirds of its roughly 120 plants were equipped with the self-service analysis platform TrendMiner from Software AG, including all …

Norwegian shipyard orders wellboat pumps from PG Flow Solutions

22-01-2020
PG Flow Solutions, pumps

PG Flow Solutions is to supply seawater circulation pumps for a wellboat that the Norwegian shipyard Aas Mekaniske Verksted is building for Brønnbåt Nord Lofoten. Eight large seawater circulation pumps will be supplied for the 63.86-metre-long and 14-metre-wide newbuild wellboat. The pumps will ensure continuous seawater circulation …