Algae Management News

  • LG Sonic donates algae control system to Girls High School in Kwale, Kenya

    The Dutch algae treatment company, LG Sonic, has donated an algae control system which will be used to improve the water quality at the Girls High School in Kwale, Kenya. The algae control project is part of a larger project conducted by the Verkaart Development Team (VDT) to collect rainwater during the rainy season. The estimated 2 million liters of collected water will be used as drinking ...


    By LG Sonic

  • LG Sonic Algae Control selected as Dutch winner of the Energy Globe Award

    Today LG Sonic received the prestigious Energy Globe National Award for the development and commercialization of the MPC-Buoy. This solar-powered system controls toxic algal blooms by using ultrasound technology. Representatives from the Embassy of Austria handed the award, signed by Energy Globe Jury chairperson Maneka Gandhi and Energy Globe initiator Mr. Wolfgang Neumann, during a company ...


    By LG Sonic

  • GTI to Exhibit Its Tank and Lagoon Cover Solutions at WEFTEC

    Representatives from Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) will be exhibiting at booth 3035 at WEFTEC, the Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference. The exhibition portion of the event takes place September 26-28, 2016 at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center. WEFTEC, the largest ...

  • EPA Announces Public Meeting On Algae And TSCA

    On September 1, 2016, the Algae Biomass Organization (ABO) announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will be hosting an "Opportunity for Public Comment on Algae Guidance for The Preparation of [Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)] Biotechnology Submissions." This meeting will receive public ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Chesapeake Tri-Association Conference: GTI to Exhibit Its Retractable Tank Cover

    Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) looks forward to exhibiting at the Chesapeake Tri-Association Conference next week. The exhibit hall will be open August 31 and September 1 at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center in Ocean City, Maryland, USA, and GTI invites all attendees to visit us at booth 15. The conference is jointly organized by the ...

  • New Range of Biostream Bench Top Controllers

    Broadley-James Ltd is pleased to announce the exclusive distribution of the complete range of Biostream bench top controllers, fermenters and biorector systems to the UK and Irish markets. Biostream International BV, is a Dutch manufacturer of bioreactors and fermenters for food, biobased fermentation, algae and cell culture. As a specialist in the design and manufacture of photo bioreactors, ...


    By Broadley-James Ltd

  • Green Slime plagues Florida, drives home importance of nutrient removal

    While most of the country was seeing red, white, and blue this past Fourth of July, many Florida residents were seeing green. Massive algae blooms filled the St. Lucie River and the Indian River Lagoon with thick, green, toxic slime, promoting Florida governor Rick Scott to declare a state of emergency in the countries on the state’s Atlantic Coast,  ...


    By KLa Systems, Inc.

  • Algae Biomass Organization Announces Preliminary Agenda for 10th Annual Algae Biomass Summit in Phoenix, AZ

    The Algae Biomass Organization (ABO), the trade association for the algae industry, today announced the preliminary agenda for the 10th Annual Algae Biomass Summit, being held in Phoenix, Arizona, October 23-26, 2016. The plenary and breakout sessions unveiled on the agenda promise a wide range of discussions about the latest advances in algae commercialization, research and finance at the ...


    By Algae Biomass Organization

  • Prevent biofouling and reduce fuel costs in sea chests, hulls and cooling basins

    Biofouling growth increases the drag on a hull which results in a ship that uses up to 40% more fuel and correspondingly produces 40% more CO2 emissions. The marine industry globally spends billions of dollars in addressing fouling, using a variety of protection methods such as coatings. LG Sonic, a Dutch algae and biofouling control solutions provider, has introduced an Industrial Line which ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Prevent Biofouling and Reduce Fuel Costs in Sea Chests, Hulls and Cooling Basins

    Biofouling growth increases the drag on a hull which results in a ship that uses up to 40% more fuel and correspondingly produces 40% more CO2 emissions. The marine industry globally spends billions of dollars in addressing fouling, using a variety of protection methods such as coatings. LG Sonic, a Dutch algae and biofouling control solutions provider, has introduced an Industrial Line which ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Large Chemical Corporation Selects GTI Covers for Algae Control

    Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) is proud to have been chosen for a cover project that will help a large chemical corporation control algae at its facility based in Texas, USA. GTI will custom-design and fabricate four structurally supported cover systems for the plant’s ...

  • GTI to Exhibit Innovative Cover Solutions at OzWater

    Representatives from Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) are travelling to Australia to exhibit at OzWater, which takes place May 10-12, 2016 in Melbourne. Organized by the Australian Water Association, OzWater is the continent’s international water conference and trade exhibition. The conference offers many networking opportunities, speakers, and hands-on workshops, and the trade ...

  • GTI to Exhibit Innovative Cover Solutions at OzWater

    Representatives from Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) are travelling to Australia to exhibit at OzWater, which takes place May 10-12, 2016 in Melbourne. Organized by the Australian Water Association, OzWater is the continent’s international water conference and trade exhibition. The conference offers many networking opportunities, speakers, and hands-on workshops, and the trade ...

  • Ultrasonic algae control technologies shown during IFAT 2016

    LG Sonic is going to exhibit during the IFAT to show its environmentally-friendly technologies to control and monitor algal blooms using ultrasound in lakes, reservoirs and cooling towers. LG Sonic’s, latest innovation, the MPC-Buoy, a solar-powered system that combines continuous ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Ultrasonic algae control solutions to treat smaller water areas

    Algae has an import function in nature, it provides food and energy for animal life, and much of the earth’s oxygen. However, an excess of algae can be hazardous to both humans and animals. Research has demonstrated that ultrasound can be an effective method of controlling algal blooms. Differences between ultrasonic algae control solutions There are ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Installation of four ultrasonic algae control systems in a recreational lake in the province of South Holland

    LG Sonic installed four ultrasonic algae control systems, the MPC-Buoy, in recreational lake “de Zoetermeerse Plas” located in South Holland, the Netherlands. This environmentally friendly system controls toxic algal blooms by using ultrasound technology. It is the first algae control project of LG Sonic in their domestic ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Algae Control Solution for Chilean Salmon Industry?

    Since February 2016, Salmon farms in Chile have been suffering from an intensive Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) which is causing massive numbers of salmon deaths. Ultrasonic technology combined with algae detection could be the solution for an industry facing economic losses totaling millions. Currently the Dutch algae control company, LG Sonic, is discussing the implementation of ultrasonic ...


    By LG Sonic

  • ATP3 Workshop `Principles and Processes: Algae Culture Maintenance, Production and Downstream Processing` Approaching

    The spring 2016 Algae Testbed Public-Private Partnership (ATP3) workshop entitled, "Principles and Processes: Algae Culture Maintenance, Production and Downstream Processing" is approaching. The workshop runs ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • LG Sonic introduces new software for accurate water quality monitoring and effective algae control

    LG Sonic introduces a user-friendly software, the MPC-View, to follow the water quality in lakes and reservoirs visually. The software receives its data from advanced water quality sensors that are integrated into the MPC-Buoy, a floating solar-powered system for control of algal blooms through ultrasound. The MPC-Buoy contains ...


    By LG Sonic

  • Renewable Fuels from Algae Boosted by NREL Refinery Process

    A new biorefinery process developed by scientists at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has proven to be significantly more effective at producing ethanol from algae than previous research. The process, dubbed Combined Algal Processing (CAP), is detailed in a new paper by NREL's Tao Dong, Eric Knoshaug, Ryan Davis, Lieve Laurens, Stefanie Van Wychen, Philip ...

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