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  • DBP Mayet opts for proven wastewater treatment system with VACUDEST technology for its new factory workshop

    “If it works, work with it; if it doesn’t, change it!” This was the motto under which the French firm DBP Holding operated when it decided on a proven wastewater treatment system with VACUDEST technology for its new factory workshop. Following over 15 years of positive experience with two existing VACUDEST system installations, a new VACUDEST L 4500 is now processing acidic ...


    By H2O GmbH

  • Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers

    Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed amid great acclaim with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers. Held from 26 – 29 October, the Expo was jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • 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

  • GSA Tests Innovative Building Technologies, Aims for Savings

    The U.S. General Services Administration released two new reports today as part of the Green Proving Ground program, unveiling technologies that reduce energy use in federal buildings and have significant savings potential if widely implemented. GSA works with the Department of Energy's National Laboratories to test the viability of energy efficient technologies that can be installed in buildings ...

  • 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 ...

  • Philippines - Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies to design and build Manila Water`s sewage treatment plant

    OTV, a subsidiary of Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies, in partnership with civil contractor Sta. Clara, have signed a US 62 million dollar contract to design and build Manila Water Company's Marikina North Sewage Treatment Plant. Located along the eastern part of Metro Manila, Marikina City is one of the progressive urban areas of Metro Manila. The project will be undertaken in line ...


  • 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

  • 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 The OTT Hydromet Group

  • `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

  • 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 Foundation

  • 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 ...

  • DOE Announces Webinars on Buildings of the Future, Building America Research Tools, and More

    EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, to training for the clean energy workforce. Webinars are free; however, advanced registration is typically required. You can also watch archived webinars and browse previously aired videos, slides, and transcripts. Upcoming Webinars March ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Environmental solution for Sick Building Syndrome

    Green Earth Nano Science, Inc., nanotechnology solutions provider and global distributor of advanced photocatalyst* coatings, recently introduced its new solution for bio-contamination problems in our daily lives, in offices, homes and cars. Poor indoor air quality and bacteria contamination can have a profound effect on our health, moods, productivity and enjoyment of our home or place of ...

  • Buildings with Vapor Intrusion Problems May Pose a Significant Risk to Building Occupants

    The environmental professionals at Clark Seif Clark (CSC) provide testing solutions for commercial and residential properties to identify vapor intrusion problems and to protect occupants from any toxic vapors.   Vapor intrusion in any structure creates an environment that could damage structural materials and/or put the building’s occupants’ health at risk.  Reactions to ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • ASHRAE standard 188P update prevention of legionellosis associated with building water systems

    Public Review Period June 10-July 25, 2011 The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) has developed a proposed Standard Practice that specifies what is required to prevent legionellosis associated with building water systems. The proposed Standard Practice was approved in July 2010 for public review publication. The ...


    By Phigenics, LLC

  • Hyflux to build Lybian desalination plant

    Hyflux Ltd has been awarded a contract worth about USD100 million to carry out engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) works for a seawater desalination plant at Tobruk in northeastern Libya. The project is the first in the country for Hyflux. The contract was awarded by the General People's Committee for Utilities of the Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (the Ministry of ...


  • New building for Endress+Hauser Italy

    To offer even better customer service, Endress+Hauser Italy has invested 14 million euros in a trend-setting office building. The move underscores the significance of the Italian market for the global measurement and automation engineering specialist. “The modern architecture reflects our quest for transparency, quality, sustainability and customer proximity,” explained Ivano ...


    By Endress Hauser AG

  • 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 ...

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