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  • The quiet clean mining revolution

    Few industries have got the black eye, literally and metaphorically, of mining. After centuries of environmental effects ranging from toxic emissions to unsightly tailings ponds, acid mine drainage, massive energy consumption and other impacts, mining is slowly cleaning up its act. Why? Mostly because new clean technologies are increasing industrial efficiencies. They're lowering mining ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Policy incentives needed for long-term clean water availability

    According to the United Nations Development Programme, more than one billion people, or about one in six worldwide, do not have safe drinking water and more than two billion lack access to adequate sanitation. If current water usage trends continue, by the year 2025 two-thirds of the world's population won't have enough clean water. Heiner Markhoff, president and CEO Water & Process ...


  • Pentair to Acquire Norit’s Clean Process Technologies, Accelerating Growth in Filtration Systems and Solutions

    Pentair, Inc. (NYSE: PNR) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Clean Process Technologies (CPT) division, a global leader in innovative membrane technology and ultrafiltration, from privately held Norit Holding, B.V. for EUR503 million (approximately $705 million), plus net debt at ...


    By Pentair, Inc.

  • NXFiltration: next generation membranes

    While production has started at the brand new factory of NXFiltration, development of an exciting product continuous: hollow fiber nanofiltration membranes! NXFiltration – a spin-off from Twente University – has worked on new recipes for ultrafiltration, nanofiltration and reverse osmosis membranes for the last two years. The company wants to distinguish itself with their unique ...


    By Convergence Industry B.V.

  • Closing the water cycle: new wastewater treatments are tested

    Industries, such as paper production, require large amounts of water which can drain vital supplies of fresh drinking water. Researchers working towards the ultimate goal of ‘closing the cycle’ by reusing industrial water onsite have now identified innovative new treatments for wastewater from a paper mill. Good management of water resources is an essential part of European ...

  • VSEP Membrane System Converts Liability to Asset While Improving Ethanol Yields

    New Logic Research announced today the successful commissioning of a full-scale VSEP membrane separation system at a Brazilian ethanol plant. The nanofiltration system was installed to concentrate an ethanol byproduct called vinasse (vinaza). While vinasse has traditionally been applied directly to the fields as a fertilizer, recent evidence suggests this practice is reducing sugar crop yields ...


    By New Logic Research, Inc.

  • NF water treatment systems developed by the GIST bound for Haiti

    Researchers from the Department of Environmental Science & Engineering at the Gwangju Institute of Science & Technology (GIST) have sent several nanofiltration water treatment systems to the earthquake victims of Haiti in January. One unit is capable of producing about 13 liters (per minute) of safe potable water as untreated water is passed through a cartridge pre-filter and then a ...


    By Toray Chemical Korea

  • New Highly Resistant Spiral Wound Modules from Microdyn-Nadir

    Ultra, Nano and Micro filtration spiral wound membrane modules today are state of the art technology.  The main limitations of these modules are in the chemical and physical stability of their polymeric material.  Our improved designs and new polymeric compositions now enhance this stability.  Microdyn-Nadir has recently developed highly resistant sanitary modules for food and ...


    By MICRODYN-NADIR GmbH

  • NOM removal techniques

    A review of methods for the removal of natural organic matter (NOM) in water, particularly humic substances (HS), is published in this month's Drinking Water Engineering and Science. The article focuses on techniques used successfully in Norway. NOM must be removed from drinking water due to its effect on ...


  • Global Market for Membrane Wastewater Treatment Technologies

    Wastewater is, at once, an environmental hazard and a potentially recoverable resource. Generated from a wide array of processes and activities, wastewater may contain hazardous toxins, heavy metals, oils and greases, nutrients, bacteriological components, viruses, pharmaceuticals, and an array of other pollutants. If released into natural or managed waters, these pollutants can contribute ...


  • Sales Of Filtration Membranes And Equipment To Reach $11 Billion In 2011

    Consumer and industrial demands for clean water will drive the market for cross-flow membrane systems and replacement membranes to over $11 billion in 2011 up from $8.3 billion in 2007.  These forecasts are displayed in the McIlvaine Company online report, RO/UF/MF World Markets. Forecasts are segmented by membrane type and efficiency.  Reverse Osmosis is the most efficient membrane and ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Water purification membrane chemical experts, Genesys, win their third Queen’s Award for Enterprise

    For the third time its 15-year history, specialist chemicals manufacturer, Genesys International, has won a Queen’s Award for Enterprise. The award honours the company’s achievements in international trade. Genesys International has previously won a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Export in 2005 and another Queen’s Award for Enterprise International Trade in ...

  • Dow Launches New RO Product Line for Unique Industrial Application Needs

    Industries requiring dependable and effective liquid separation under extreme conditions such as high-temperature, ultra-high pressure, and extra-wide spacer filtration now have new solutions. Dow Water & Process Solutions, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), has introduced a new product series, DOW Specialty Membrane Elements. The series provides a reliable, consistent ...

  • H2O Innovation and 3M Purification enter into a sales representation agreement for the U.S. oil & gas and automotive assembly markets

    Quebec City, Canada, January 20, 2010 – H2O Innovation Inc. (“H2O Innovation” or the “Company”), a complete water treatment solutions company providing custom designed systems along with specialty chemicals for membrane filtration systems, announces that it has signed a sales representative agreement (the “Agreement”) with 3M Purification Inc. (“3M ...


    By H2O Innovation

  • H2O Innovation: Professional Water Technologies Launches SpectraGuard(TM) 350, a High Performance Chemical Pretreatment for Reverse Osmosis and Water Reclamation Plants

    H2O Innovation Inc. ("H2O Innovation" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: HEO)(ALTERNEXT: MNEMO:ALHEO) announces that its Professional Water Technologies ("Professional Water Technologies" or "PWT") business unit, specialized in reverse osmosis specialty chemicals and membrane forensics services, announces the debut of its new high performance antiscalant, SpectraGuard 350. SpectraGuard 350 has been ...


    By H2O Innovation

  • H2O Innovation awarded CAN$2.1 million in contracts for municipal and industrial water treatment systems in Canada and the United States

    Quebec City, February 16, 2010 – H2O Innovation Inc. (“H2O Innovation” or the “Company”), a complete water treatment solutions company providing custom designed systems along with specialty chemicals for membrane filtration systems, announces it has been awarded new contracts totaling $2.1 million over the last weeks. These contracts will see H2O Innovation provide ...


    By H2O Innovation

  • In the world: Remote Mexican village uses solar power to purify water

    Original story at MIT News Deep in the jungles of the Yucatan peninsula, residents of the remote Mexican village of La Mancalona are producing clean drinking water using the power of the sun. For nearly two years now, members of the community, most of whom are subsistence farmers, have operated and maintained a ...

  • Global Market for Membrane Wastewater Treatment

    Wastewater is, at once, an environmental hazard and a potentially recoverable resource. Generated from a wide array of processes and activities, wastewater may contain hazardous toxins, heavy metals, oils and greases, nutrients, bacteriological components, viruses, pharmaceuticals, and an array of other pollutants. If released into natural or managed waters, these pollutants can contribute ...


  • Nanotech for water can help business innovate and grow, says scientist

    Developing world businesses must invest in nanotech research and development for clean water to stay ahead, says Mohamed Abdel-Mottaleb. Nanotechnology — technology that works on the scale of less than 100 nanometers — already has applications in water purification, ranging from nanomembranes for large-scale desalination plants to magnetic nanoparticles that remove pollutants from household ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Today’s technology can support water reuse practices, but policy incentives still needed for long-term success

    According to the United Nations Development Program, more than 1 billion people, or about one in six worldwide, do not have safe drinking water and more than 2 billion lack access to adequate sanitation. If current water usage trends continue, by the year 2025 two-thirds of the world’s population won’t have enough clean water. With World Water Day (March 22) fast approaching, now is the time for ...


    By General Electric

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