Editor’s pickOur clothes are contaminating our planet with tiny plastic threads

Minute fibers shed from synthetic textiles are polluting oceans, streams, rivers — even the air we breathe — with unknown consequences. By Mary Catherine O’Connor, originally published on Ensia Editor’s note: This report is part one of a three-part series on the emerging threat of microfiber pollution. Parts two and three explore the …

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Veolia reports strong first half results

Sustained revenue growth continues with accelerated EBITDA  progression in the second quarter for Veolia. -          Revenue : €12,565 million, + 6.0per cent2, seven consecutive quarters of sustained growth -          EBITDA : €1,673 million, …


LANXESS provides wings

Unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly known as drones,have undergone rapid development over the past few years. Whether as a toy for children and adults or – in top quality – as support for rescue operations and in farming, drones are becoming increasingly common. Market research institute Gartner estimates that around three million …


Opposition not supportive of Johor’s second water operator plan

There are plans to set up a second water operator company in Johor to rely less on existing company SAJ Ranhill Sdn Bhd, but the Opposition believes the plan is not viable. Mentri Besar Datuk Osman Sap­ian said if the plan were to be implemented, water users in the state will have more options. He commented that the state government would …


Saudi Aramco, Air Products, and ACWA Power to team up on $8 billion …

Saudi Aramco, Air Products (NYSE: APD), and ACWA Power announced on 12 August the signing of a Term Sheet to form an over $8 billion Gasification/Power joint venture located at Jazan Economic City (JEC) in Saudi Arabia. The joint venture will enhance the overall value of the refinery and integrated gasification combined cycle power plant, aiding …


H+E Group names Paul Coe Chief Sales Officer

Aquarion Group, a leading provider of advanced water treatment solutions and technologies for industry, has announced that Paul Coe has joined H+E Group (formerly known as Hager+Elsässer) as its new Chief Sales Officer (CSO). A senior board appointment within the group, he will be responsible for all global sales and business development …


NAFEMS to organise its first Engineering Simulation Symposium in ASEAN

The first ever NAFEMS (ASEAN) Engineering Simulation Symposium will gather delegates from over 30 regionally-based organisations to share knowledge and expertise in the rapidly developing area of engineering simulation. Founded in 1983, NAFEMS is the International Association for the Engineering Modelling, Analysis and Simulation Community. With …


Multiple business wins for SUEZ in France

With a total revenue of about €1 billion (US$1.17 billion) in the form of around 20 awarded contracts, SUEZ has announced that they will strengthen their activities in France. This business dynamic is supported by an ambitious and differentiating innovation policy, working for a more circular economy. SUEZ is fully committed to the resource …


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Xylem’s Flygt Experior Clog Free Pumping

The Flygt Experior pumping solution combines superior functionality of N-technology, premium efficiency motors and intelligent controls to offer the ultimate in efficient, clog-free pumping.

Glynwed/FIP: Exciting product launch coming your way in 2016

DK and DK/CP [DN 15-65]
New diaphragm valves with maximised flow rates, available in manual and pneumatically actuated versions.

DK DIALOCK DN 15-65
Equipped with the DIALOCK® system – an innovative hand wheel with an immediate and ergonomic operating locking device that allows it to be adjusted and locked in over 300 positions.

ACTUATED DK DN 15-65
A full range of pneumatically actuated versions with piston and diaphragm actuators.

Grundfos Production Site Tour

Join us for a tour at Grundfos’ production sites to experience the technical expertise and dedication that goes into manufacturing the SP pump and motor.

Peristaltic Hose Pump - Dura 55

The New Dura 55 peristaltic hose pump is the latest addition to the Dura family, offering second generation hose pump technology. It offers the market 20% more performance, high flow rates and lower maintenance, thus reducing your overall life cycle costs.

VIQUA: The Story of UV

A review of UV and its history in water treatment, how UV is used today, and the general make-up of a UV water disinfection system.