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  • `Super` sand could improve water filtration

    Ordinary sand, such as that from beaches, could be used to filter dirty water using a nanotech-based technique developed by researchers. Sand, which retains bugs and chemicals in water flowing through it, has been used as a cheap water filtration method for hundreds of years. Coarse sand filters water faster than ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Fine screens to replace sand filters

    The Huber RoDisc® Micro Screen has been designed for fine screening and polishing of many effluents, and can be used for ensuring compliance with meeting discharge consent standards or allowing water to be reused within the plant. The screen comprises a series of discs fitted with woven mesh down to 10 micron apertures which are slowly rotated on a central shaft all supported from bearings ...


    By Huber SE

  • Centrifugal Sand Filtration Boosts Energy Efficiency and Savings for Futuristic Deep Lake Water Chilling System

    By removing particulates down to 0.45 microns from Enwave's downtown Toronto chilled water loop, an automated centrifugal sand filtration system protects pipes and heat exchangers, increasing cooling system efficiency and saving megawatts. Enwave Energy Corporation, one of the largest district energy providers in North America, recently enhanced its innovative Deep Water Lake Cooling ...

  • Advanced Filtration for Purer Product

    Fairey Filtration Systems has now officially been renamed Mantec Technical Ceramics and, within the wider Mantec Group, sits alongside those other companies at the 8000m2 Stoke-on-Trent (Staffs, England) headquarters with technical ceramics expertise and advanced manufacturing facilities. Mantec will continue with the production of Pyrolith and Coralith dead end filtration tubes, Star-Sep ...


    By Mantec Technical Ceramics

  • Rugged weighbridges support production of high quality sand

    At Holliston Sand Company, sand and dust permeate into all of their equipment. They rely on METTLER TOLEDO to insure superior weighing accuracy in spite of the harsh environment. According to our customer, “the weighbridge is so accurate, local municipalities have asked to use it to certify their weighbridges.” The densely populated northeastern United States provides enormous ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Water Shield Adds Full Line of High Efficiency Sand Filters

    Water Shield Inc., an Alberta provider of water treatment and processing solutions, announced today the addition of Sonitec's Vortisand Sand Filtration Systems to their water treatment product lines. As part of the company's focus on providing the best and most efficient equipment available, the new line easily meets these criteria. Used world wide in applications ranging from cooling water, ...


    By Water Shield Inc.

  • New Canadian regulations have oil-sands companies cleaning up

    Alberta oil-sands companies are forced to clean up their tailings ponds with the recent announcement from The Energy Resources Conservation Board now placing stringent regulations on all tailings ponds in Alberta. The new regulations have placed time lines on the reclaiming process which have these companies seeking immediate solutions. Some of the tailings ponds go back as far as four decades ...


    By One Eye Industries Inc.

  • How can oil-sands companies reclaim decade’s worth of tailings ponds?

    Alberta oil-sand companies are forced to clean up their act, and their tailings ponds with the announcement from The Energy Resources Conservation Board now placing stringent regulations on all tailings ponds in Alberta. These new regulations will have monumental effects on how oil-sands companies deal with their waste. With the recent announcement many oil-sands companies must now seek a ...


  • Las Vegas Sands Celebrates Sustainability Achievements With Release of First Environmental Report

    Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) released today its inaugural Environmental Report, the first environmental study in the gaming industry to be formally verified by the Global Reporting Initiative, a leading non-profit organization that promotes economic, environmental and social sustainability. During the launch event at ...


    By Marketwire

  • New dedicated BakerCorp filtration office opened in Chicago

    BakerCorp, the industry leader in containment, pumping, filtration and shoring solutions, announced today the opening of its newest filtration branch located in Chicago, IL.  The addition of the filtration product line comes in response to growing market demand for customized filtration solutions and services in the Midwest. “Increasingly stringent environmental standards continue to ...


    By BakerCorp

  • MAS “CDF” Continuous Disc Filtration System

    The MAS Continuous Disc Filtration, also known as the ¡§CDF¡¨, is a revolutionary adaptive melt filtration system which can be easily integrated into any current extrusion line that is in need of superior contaminant removal. The innovative CDF boasts many advantages over other continuous filters available today: Common Impurities- The CDF removes up to 5% of ...


    By eFACTOR3 LLC

  • Centrifugal Sand Filter Keeps Process Water Cleaner, Maximizing Quality and Process Efficiency

    Whether for cooling or as a product component, production processes often demand an uninterrupted stream of filtered water. If that water supply is unreliable, contaminated or maintenance-intensive, processes suffer. That invariably translates to diminish product quality, process interruptions and/or exorbitant maintenance costs. Molded plastics, food and beverage processing, paper ...

  • H2O Innovation Awarded Major CAN$9.4 Million Contract for Suncor Energy`s Fort Hills Oil Sands Mine

    All amounts in Canadian dollars unless otherwise stated. H2O Innovation Inc. ("H2O Innovation" or the "Company")(TSX VENTURE: HEO)(ALTERNEXT: MNEMO:ALHEO), a complete water treatment solutions company providing custom designed high performance systems for the municipal, industrial, and natural resources markets, announces today that it has been awarded a major $9.4 million contract by Fort Hills ...


    By H2O Innovation

  • Top Cooling Tower Filtration Systems Reduce Water Consumption and Maintenance

    Cooling tower efficiency can be easily maintained by installing the right filtration system. Keeping process-water clean is essential to maximising the efficiency and performance of an industrial cooling system.  Dirty process water clogs cooling tower and other heat exchange ...

  • Evoqua and Its Neptune Benson Business Acquire VAF Filtration Systems

    VAF Filtration Systems is the leading Automatic, Self-Cleaning Water Filtration Company. Evoqua Water Technologies and its recently acquired Neptune Benson business today announced the acquisition of VAF Filtration Systems, a leading screen filtration manufacturer based in Arvada, CO. VAF, founded in 1985, engineers and manufactures automatic self-cleaning water filters and control valves for a ...


    By Neptune Benson

  • Wisconsin Industrial Sand Company Reduces Water Consumption by 50% at All Three Mines

    Wisconsin Industrial Sand Company, a Fairmount Minerals company, has reduced its freshwater consumption by more than 50% during the last three years at all of its mines, which are located in Maiden Rock, Bay City, and Menomonie. The mines are recapturing, recycling, and reusing nearly all of the process water following significant capital investment in new technology. In Pierce County, the ...


    By Fairmount Santrol

  • 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

  • ReportsnReports - Global Market for Water Recycling & Reuse: Filtration Systems

    Global Market for Water Recycling & Reuse: Filtration Systems  Water conservation technologies (WCTs), also referred to as water saving technologies, include water recycling or reuse systems; rainwater harvesting or stormwater retention mechanisms; ...


  • Neptune Benson, leading water filtration and disinfection company, acquired by Evoqua Water Technologies

    Neptune Benson is pleased to announce that it has been acquired by Evoqua Water Technologies, a global leader in water solutions and technology. The acquisition pairs two of the water industry’s manufacturing, service and solutions leaders; combining a global reach and more than 100 years of expertise in water solutions. Together, the two companies filter, disinfect, treat, and improve ...


    By Neptune Benson

  • Frost & Sullivan: Advanced filtration offers emerging markets a cost-effective alternative to water recycling

    Stringent water and wastewater regulations, expanding population, and receding water tables have made a strong case for water and wastewater filtration systems all over the world. Emerging economies such as China, India, Indonesia, and the GCC (Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf) countries are especially fertile markets for filtration systems due to their rapid pace of ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

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