Membrane Microfiltration Market: A Crash Course

Written by Sarah Greenberg on May 27, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Membrane Microfiltration

If you (or your students or colleagues) need to know what’s happening in the membrane microfiltration market, today’s blog will be helpful.

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Topics: Membrane and Separation Technology

"Toilet to Tap’ Drinking Water Bill Aims to Overcome the ‘Yuck Factor’

Written by Clayton Luz on Aug 15, 2017 10:45:00 AM
The running gag (pun intended) is that California’s Assembly Bill 574 may be tough to swallow—the legislation would allow communities to put purified wastewater directly into the drinking water supply.
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Topics: Membrane and Separation Technology

Graphene-Based Sieve That Turns Seawater into Drinking Water

Written by Clayton Luz on Aug 1, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Graphene Based Sieve.jpgGraphene-oxide membranes have attracted considerable attention as promising candidates for new water treatment technologies. Graphene-oxide membranes have already demonstrated the potential of filtering out small nanoparticles, organic molecules, and even large salts. But, they couldn’t be used for sieving common salts used in desalination technologies, which require even smaller sieves.

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Topics: Membrane and Separation Technology

Slow-Release Fertilizer: Higher Crop Yield, Less Environmental Harm

Written by Clayton Luz on Jun 8, 2017 10:00:00 AM

agriculture marketBCC Research identifies the controlled release of a substance as a niche application because it comes at a premium and it’s used only during selected applications. One such niche is the agricultural market.

In developing countries, the cost of fertilizer remains relatively high and can limit food production. But researchers have discovered a simple way to make a benign, more efficient fertilizer that could contribute to a second food revolution.
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Topics: Membrane and Separation Technology

First Onboard BWTS Cruises into Great Lakes System

Written by Clayton Luz on Oct 5, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Last August, an ocean-going laker set precedent as it entered the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor, which is located on Lake Michigan. The Federal Caribou is equipped with a ballast water treatment system (BWTS), a first for ships transiting the Great Lakes.

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Topics: Membrane and Separation Technology

Wave Energy Powers Unique Desalination Device

Written by Clayton Luz on Jul 21, 2016 6:00:00 AM

A start-up company’s trio of founders is hoping its innovative desalination technology will help coastal communities around the world meet the dire need for drinking water, including in their home state of North Carolina.

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Topics: Membrane and Separation Technology

Another Industry Player Joins Membrane-Based Carbon Capture Segment

Written by Clayton Luz on Mar 1, 2016 6:00:00 AM

The carbon capture segment of the global membrane technology market records another entry into its fold. Whitefox Technologies announced last month it plans to enter the carbon capture and storage sector (CSS), with plans to build a demonstration unit, according to Madeleine Cuff.

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Topics: Membrane and Separation Technology

The Four Agreements: UK and India Partner to Provide Cleaner, Safer Water

Written by Clayton Luz on Feb 25, 2016 6:00:00 AM

Last month’s UK-India Economic and Financial Dialogue (EFD) deepened trade and economic ties between Britain and India’s infrastructure and financial services sectors. This year’s EFD, the eight round of their annual dialogue, aimed to boost mutual trade and investment between the two countries.

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Chromatography Used to Develop New Early-Stage Ovarian Cancer Test

Written by Clayton Luz on Feb 24, 2016 6:00:00 AM
For many diseases, catching and treating the disease in its early stage offers the optimal chance for a positive outcome. Some cancers can take months or years to appear, a time during which the disease may spread and significantly alter prognosis and treatment.
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Topics: Membrane and Separation Technology

Toshiba Acquires Majority Stake in UEM as a Strategic Platform to Grow Its Water Management Business

Written by Clayton Luz on Oct 14, 2015 3:41:00 AM

Toshiba Corporation announced last month acquisition of a majority stake in UEM India Private Limited (UEM), an international water services company headquartered in Noida, India. The acquisition strengthens Toshiba’s water and wastewater management business in India and neighboring countries.

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Topics: Environment, Membrane and Separation Technology

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