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Water and the circular economy

The violent contrasts between dry and wet weather of recent months have laid bare the urgent need to build, maintain and upgrade water management infrastructure.

Pörner expand its portfolio for ‘Pörner Water’ di

The Pörner Group expanded its portfolio for sustainable processes with the business area for water treatment engineering in the oil and gas industry.

Sea change: as costs subside, the world relies more on desalination...

In the last few years the world has been increasingly relying on desalination for its drinking and industrial water. The stick is the danger that any already critical water shortage caused by drought and global warming will get worse. The carrot is the provision of more water in parched areas thanks to significant progress towards making desalination more cost-effective and environmentally friendly.

Duplex water heater tank unveiled

Outokumpu has introduced duplex stainless steel for domestic water heaters in China, producing the first-ever duplex water heater tank with a local fabricator. Domestic water heaters offer vast market potential for stainless steel in China.
In April 2012, a prototype hot water storage tank for domestic water heaters was successfully fabricated in China from Outokumpu’s thin duplex stainless steel sheet of grade 2304 (EN 1.4362) under the supervision of and with assistance from Outokumpu technical specialists.

Can stainless steels be used for domestic water?

Well-known metallurgist Ko Buijs looks at the facts.

Queensland LNG project approved

The two USD 30 billion projects to tap resources held in coal seams were approved by the Australian environment department, provided the companies adhere to 300 conditions.

Mott MacDonald wins UK water contracts

Mott MacDonald has been awarded two framework agreements by Thames Water Utilities in support of its capital programme for clean water networks in London.

Sludge incinerator in St Petersburg

Mott MacDonald has won a contract to supervise the provision of wastewater sludge incineration facilities in a treatment plant at St Petersburg.

Wales: AMEC selected by water company

Dwr Cymru Welsh Water has selected AMEC as preferred partner for civil engineering services in SE Wales.

Improved stainless welding

Esab has supplied equipment for welding stainless steel to a UK tanker manufacturer.