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BASF Completes Sale of Ultrafiltration Membrane Business to Dupont

Germany: Water Treatment Technology

BASF Completes Sale of Ultrafiltration Membrane Business to Dupont

06/01/2020 - BASF has completed the previously announced sale of its ultrafiltration membrane business to Dupont. The chemical company explained its decision with the lack of synergies within the group. read...

Toray to Supply RO and UF Membranes to Brazil’s largest SWRO Plant

Brazil: Seawater Desalination

Toray to Supply RO and UF Membranes to Brazil’s largest SWRO Plant

17/12/2019 - Toray’s Romembran RO and Torayfil UF membrane technologies have been selected for a new seawater desalination facility in Brazil, which is set to become the largest in the country. read...

Kemira Partners with ABB to Modernise Water Treatment Processes

Digitalisation

Kemira Partners with ABB to Modernise Water Treatment Processes

07/11/2019 - Under the deal, Kemira will combine its expertise in water treatment with ABB’s integrated automation solutions to enable customers to digitalise their water treatment processes and also improve the efficiency of their operations. read...

Kemira Awarded for Using Recycled Products in Water Treatment

European Responsible Care Award

Kemira Awarded for Using Recycled Products in Water Treatment

28/10/2019 - The European Responsible Care Award is a recognition for the chemical industry’s work to enhance safe chemicals management and achieve performance excellence. This year’s winners were announced during Cefic’s annual Chemical Convention in Helsinki. Among the winners was Kemira, for utilizing recycled by-products as a raw material in drinking water and wastewater treatment products. read...

Indian Environmental Technology Industry Met in Mumbai

Ifat India 2019

Indian Environmental Technology Industry Met in Mumbai

28/10/2019 - A record figure of 9633 trade visitors and 311 exhibitors met for the seventh edition of Ifat India 2019. The show ended on October 18, 2019 at the Bombay Exhibition Centre (BEC) in Mumbai. At the top of the agenda of the environmental technology fair was the question of how technology and innovation can lead the change towards achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals. read...

Kemira Announces Multi-Million Investment for Water Treatment Chemicals Line

UK: Coagulants

Kemira Announces Multi-Million Investment for Water Treatment Chemicals Line

25/10/2019 - Kemira has plans to expand capacity of its ferric sulfate water treatment chemicals production line in Goole, UK. The hefty investment decision has been undertaken due to the growing demand of coagulants used in water treatment. read...

Clariant Launches New Waste Water Treatment Plant in India

India: Water Recycling

Clariant Launches New Waste Water Treatment Plant in India

26/09/2019 - Clariant has inaugurated the waste water treatment plant at the zero liquid discharge site, Bonthapally in India. The plant is expected to treat 300 kilolitres of waste water per day. read...

Nouryon and Van Remmen Cooperate to Remove Pharmaceutical Pollution from Waste Water

Sweden: Waste Water Treatment

Nouryon and Van Remmen Cooperate to Remove Pharmaceutical Pollution from Waste Water

22/09/2019 - Nouryon has joined forces with water treatment company Van Remmen UV Technology on a novel method to address the growing concern of pharmaceutical micropollutants in waste water. read...

Kemira Operon, Aquazone, and Suomen Ekolannoite Form Operon Group

Finland: Water Treatment

Kemira Operon, Aquazone, and Suomen Ekolannoite Form Operon Group

16/08/2019 - Kemira is selling the entire share capital of Operon, a company providing water treatment plant operation services, to form a newly established company called Operon Group. In connection with this transaction, Operon Group will also acquire Aquazone and Suomen Ekolannoite, which will be merged into a new company. read...

Veolia to Operate Wastewater Treatment Plant at Al Zour Refinery

Kuwait: Refinery Project

Veolia to Operate Wastewater Treatment Plant at Al Zour Refinery

28/07/2019 - Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (Kipic) has awarded Veolia a contract for the operation and maintenance of its refinery wastewater treatment plant in Al Zour in southern Kuwait. The 7-year contract has a volume of $ 63 million. read...