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Samsung Engineering acquires a stake in DNP Water

Samsung Engineering Co., Ltd.(Seoul, South Korea) has acquired a 24% stake in the Vietnamese water-treatment company DNP (Dong Nai Plastic) Water for about KRW52.7 billion ($41 million). The signing ceremony, was held at the Intercontinental Landmark Hotel in Hanoi, Vietnam,…

New Membranes Support Sustainability Trends

Advances in membrane technologies allow processors to delve into gas- and water-separation applications more effectively and efficiently Conventional membranes have a reputation for being “finicky” and “high maintenance” because they don’t operate well under high pressures or temperatures, are subject…

CPI Booklist for March 2022

March 2022: The following is a list of recently published books that may be of interest to professionals in the chemical process industries (CPI) Overpressure Protection in the Process Industry: A Critical View. By Marc Hellemans, Elsevier Press, 2022, 396…

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Zero-liquid-discharge project to recover products from brine

HRS Heat Exchangers Ltd. (Watford, U.K.; www.hrs-heatexchangers.com) was recently awarded an order for the design, manufacture and installation of a mechanical vapor recompression (MVR) evaporation system for LIFE Desirows (lifedesirows.eu) — a three-year, €1.6-million project funded under the E.U.’s LIFE19…

A new spin on ultrasonic algae control in wastewater-treatment applications

Ultrasound treatment is a non-chemical method to control algae using specific sound frequencies emitted through water to cause internal damage to polluting algae cells. Most previous work in the area of ultrasonic algae control has focused on very loud emitted…

Recently Published Books for the CPI: November 2021

The following is a list of recently published books with relevance to various parts of the chemical process industries (CPI) Biodiesel Technology and Applications. Edited by Inamuddin, Mohd Imran Ahamed, Rajender Boddula and Mashallah Rezakazemi, Wiley & Sons Publishing Ltd.,…

A Holistic Approach to Water Management

Advanced equipment, new chemistries and digital technologies help manage water use to provide efficiency, sustainability and savings Water, the “common currency” across all chemical process industries (CPI) sectors, is an integral part of every process — from upstream, where it…

AI-supported polymer-dosage system slashes operating costs

Last month, Andritz AG (Graz, Austria; www.andritz.com) introduced its next-generation of Metris addIQ RheoScan, the world’s first patented, optical-measurement system for automatic polymer dosage in belt presses and gravity belt tables. The new generation uses artificial intelligence (AI) to optimize…