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  • Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies to build US$1.3bn sea water desalination plant

    Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies, a global water and wastewater treatment specialist, has been retained to construct a sea water desalination system for Albany, a $1.3 billion luxury resort community under development in The Bahamas. The desalination structure at Albany will contain two seawater reverse osmosis units that will irrigate the resort community’s 18-hole championship ...

  • Building Technology Answers Global Energy Crisis

    Efforts to go green often focus on recycling and conserving water, but the biggest impact lies in buildings that consume 40 percent of the world's energy. The United Arab Emirates has some of the most sophisticated and spectacular buildings in the world. This degree of sophistication and comfort requires sizeable ...


    By Johnson Controls, Inc.

  • Washing technologies eliver higher value building materials

    The introduction of new washing technologies to the Middle East has resulted in operators throughout the region enjoying increased revenues through the delivery of higher quality sand and aggregate products to the construction sector. This rise in material quality has helped operators to reduce waste and increase the efficiency of sand and aggregate washing plants throughout the region. The ...


    By CDEnviro

  • Ocean Alpha introduces new technology to curb water pollution in Ghana

    Ocean Alpha, a Chinese company which specialises in USV (Unmanned Surface Vehicles) has launched its state of the art technology to remedy the deteriorating state of Ghana’s water bodies and also to limit the rate at which our water bodies are being polluted. ...


    By OceanAlpha Group Ltd.

  • Modern wastewater technology scores points for LEED certification of green buildings

    More and more customers require that the technology they install for water and wastewater treatment meets their LEED criteria (LEED: Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design). Category 2 certification requires that applicants for LEED certification supply details of water consumption and efficiency. Which is why the technology used for wastewater treatment is of major importance. ...


    By EnviroChemie GmbH

  • GSA Transforms 1974 Building Into Top Performing Green Building

    Today, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) announced the completion of the Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building renovation project in downtown Portland, Oregon. The 39-year-old facility is now a high-performing green building designed to be one of the most energy efficient office buildings in the country. U.S. Representative Earl Blumenauer and representatives from the ...

  • Degrémont Technologies-Innoplana builds a sludge drying plant in Chongqing China

    Degrémont Technologies-Innoplana has been chosen by the city of Chongqing, China’s largest autonomous municipality, to build a sludge drying facility for its TangJiaTuo WWTP. The plant, consisting of three INNODRY® 2E sludge dryers, is another step in the municipal government’s efforts to protect the water environment in the Three Gorges Area. Once fully operational by the end of 2008, the plant ...

  • Environment Agency builds new technology into rain monitoring network

    During recent trials conducted by the Environment Agency (EA) and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA), in cooperation with the UK Met Office, OTT Hydrometry’s Pluvio2 raingauge exceeded the target performance requirements of the assessment and over 100 units have now been purchased by the EA. As a result, the quality of monitoring data will be improved and the cost of running ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • Global Water Technologies discusses infrastructure at Water Summit 2012

    Global Water Technologies (OTC Pink: GWTR) will participate in Water Summit 2012 this week in Milwaukee, an event that draws national and international leaders on innovative approaches to sustainable water solutions. Global Water Technologies announced this summer that it is introducing a new system from Europethat uses multi-parameter sensors and software to reduce water loss in drinking water ...

  • The business of building sustainable cities

    For the first time in human history, more than half the world's population now live in cities. By 2050 that percentage will rise to over 70 percent, and the social, economic, environmental challenges associated with this transformation will largely define how our societies evolve in the 21st Century. Equally challenging will be the task of mitigating the environmental impacts of mass ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Global Water Technologies Secures Initial Funding for Ballast Water Research

    INDIANAPOLIS - Global Water Technologies, Inc. (Pink Sheets: GWTR) has completed an initial funding transaction to begin research on new methods of ballast water treatment. "Ballast water treatment and new regulations to control the invasive species that are unintentionally transported by international shipping are important issues for the next decade," said ...

  • HIG builds a better future

    Vision The idea behind the various initiatives originated many years ago and got a "boost" from the crisis in 2008 and all the aftereffects that it caused in the financial, social, economic, and energy industries. Innovative and technological solutions are being sought after that contribute to current green developments and provide added incentive for everyone, anywhere in the world. ...

  • Green technology removes scale caused by hard water

    Installation of a Fluid Dynamics Magstream in Thailand's leading Ceramic Manufacturers elminates scale build up from pipeline. Fluid Dynamics installed a Magstream scale preventer in the colloing circuit of a leading ceramic manufacturer in Thailand- Cotto Tiles. Within 6 months nearly all the hard scale that had been deposited by eeh recirculation water had been removed and energy saving and ...

  • A rising tide for new desalinated water technologies

    The global desalinated water supply will grow at a CAGR of 9.5% over the next decade, reaching 54 billion m3/year (cubic meters per year) in 2020 – 54 trillion liters/year – or triple what it had been in 2008, according to a new report from Lux Research entitled “Desalination’s Future Champions.” According to Lux’s analysis, the demand for desalinated water will foster a rising wave of new water ...


    By Lux Research

  • APC Technology exits water sector as losses mount

    AIM-listed APC Technology Group today agreed to sell its water hygiene and treatment business for £1.8 million, just two years after having bought it for nearly £4.8 million. The unit, which formerly traded on the stock exchange under the Green Compliance name, has deepened its losses since being taken private, and generated a pre-tax loss of £2.1 million on revenues of ...

  • `Building Green` for environmental sustainability

    "Green building" is a term which refers to a better way of designing and constructing buildings in an environmental friendly way. Green buildings consume less energy and resources. With lower operating costs they provide opportunity for better return on investment. There is growing confidence that investment in Green Building and sustainable construction technologies not only make environmental ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Green Water Technology specified for new research centre

    Scaling caused by hard water is an expensive problem Once formed it increases energy consumption by 8% for every millimetre of scale formed. Cambridge in England is one of the UK’s great seats of learning and also home to many of the UIK’s advanced developments. Fluid Dynamics advanced hard water limescale prevention  technology system can prevent scale building up without the ...

  • German water treatment technology sweeping the globe

    Founded in the year 2000, the German company inge AG has developed a product based on ultrafiltration technology that turns even the dirtiest water into clean drinking water and even filters out viruses and bacteria. However, constructing large water treatment plants is no small undertaking and typically requires millions of euros of investment. Many plant constructors were initially reluctant to ...


    By inge GmbH part of BASF

  • Eco-Efficiency in commercial buildings - the business case

    This Sustainable Development Business Case produced by Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) is an assessment of the market potential of eco-efficiency technologies related to the design, construction and operation of commercial buildings. It sets out a picture of how the commercial building sector will evolve over the next two decades with particular reference to technologies that ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

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