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Arcadis, Arnhem, The Netherlands, has been selected for a five-year contract by the U.S. Army, through the U.S. Army Environmental Center (USAEC), to provide guaranteed remediation services. Arcadis is one of several companies selected to provide services under a multiple award, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contract for environmental cleanup at Army installations in support of the broad spectrum of the Army's cleanup strategy. Visit www.arcadis-global.com.
BOC Edwards, announced the launch of the company's Generation-F™ 1600, an on-site fluorine generator, at FPD Taiwan 2005, held in Taipei, June 8-10, 2005. Development of the system follows the introduction of the Generation-F80 and F400, the first commercial on-site fluorine generators specifically designed for the chemical vapor deposition chamber cleaning market. Visit www.bocedwards.com.
Calgon Carbon Corp., Pittsburgh, announced that its UV Technologies Division has been granted three new patents for the application of low-energy UV light for the inactivation of pathogenic parasites in drinking water. Calgon Carbon also received commitments from three water treatment facilities to operate their Sentinel® UV Disinfection Systems under license agreements. The new patents were granted by China's State Intellectual Property Office, Hong Kong's Intellectual Property Department and the Israeli Patent Office. Visit www.calgoncarbon.com.
Dürr Systems Inc., Plymouth, Mich. announced that its Environmental and Energy Systems group has expanded its product line by adding a unique Wet Electrostatic Precipitator (WESP) technology. The addition of the technology allows the company to offer a complete line of pollution control equipment to companies in the wood products industry who are being made to come into compliance with new MACT regulations. Companies have until October 2007 to meet these new regulations. Contact Sean Gribbon at (734) 254-2470, e-mail email@example.com or visit www.durrenvironmental.com.
Emerson Process Management has announced the acquisition of Tescom Corp., a leading manufacturer of precision pressure control regulators, valves and systems with manufacturing operations in Elk River, Minn. and Selmsdorf, Germany. Founded in 1916, the company has 350 employees. Also in Emerson news, the company announced that its asset management applications and tools will make full use of the enhancements to the Electronic Device Description Language (EDDL). Visit www.tescom.com or www.emersonprocess.com.
Enviance, Carlsbad, Calif., and Dixon Environmental, Frazier, Pa., announced that Dixon has launched its new Monitor™ compliance management solution, powered by Enviance. By making use of the highly configurable and flexible features of the Enviance system, the solution should enable Dixon clients to intelligently assess and mitigate the impact of the existing and impending regulations on their operations. Visit www.dixonenvironmental.com or www.enviance.com.
Koch Membrane Systems Inc., Wilmington, Mass., has received certification of compliance with NSF/ANSI Standard 61 for nanofiltration (NF) and reverse osmosis (RO) elements. These include the Fluid Systems TFC®SR®2, TFC-S, TFC-HR, TFC-XR, and TFC-ULP® membrane types. Certification was provided by NSF Intl. Visit www.kochmembrane.com.
Rain for Rent, Bakersfield, Calif., announced that it is expanding its student scholarship program to students attending four universities with North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT) student chapters. The four universities are Arizona State, Louisiana Tech, Michigan State and Pennsylvania State. Since 1989, the company has awarded more than $220,000 in scholarships to students studying fluid dynamics and related topics. Four $1,000 scholarships have been awarded to qualified undergraduate students to help them pursue a career in fluid dynamics, pumping and trenchless technology. Visit www.rainforrent.com.
Severn Trent Services, Fort Washington, Pa., announced that the company's SORB 33® arsenic removal technology and Bayoxide® E33 arsenic removal media have been selected for use in the EPA's National Arsenic Treatment Demonstration Project, Phase II. Severn Trent and AdEdge Technologies Inc. will be providing arsenic removal systems for demonstration at eight sites in six states. The project was designed to demonstrate compliance with the new federal arsenic standard of a maximum contamination level (MCL) of 10 ppb in drinking water. Visit www.severntrentservices.com.
Solvay Chemicals Inc., Houston, has formed the SOLVAir™ Products group, a portfolio of chemicals and technologies that can be used to combat industrial pollutants. Products include the company's Interox® Hydrogen Peroxide, T-50® and T-200® Trona, soda ash, sodium bicarbonate and sodium sulfite. The products specifically help remove SOX, NOX, HCl, HF and heavy metals such as mercury from flue gas emissions. Visit www.solvay.com.
Stormwater Management, Portland, Ore. and CDS Technology Systems Inc. jointly announced that they have been able to settle the patent litigation filed by Stormwater in a United States District Court in Portland. The terms of the settlement were confidential. Visit www.stormwaterinc.com.
Thermo Electron Corp., Waltham, Mass., announced that it has purchased Rupprecht and Patashnick Co. Inc. (R&P) , a leader in continuous particulate monitoring instrumentation for the ambient air, emissions monitoring and industrial hygiene markets. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquisition should position Thermo Electron to better serve its particulate monitoring customers. Visit www.thermo.com.
USFilter Zimpro Systems of Rothschild, Wis., was the winner of the 2004 Governor's Export Achievement Award, issued by the Governor's Office of the State of Wisconsin. This is the first time the company was nominated for the award, which is presented annually to state companies actively involved in export trade. Criteria include degree of export-related growth; innovative techniques and approaches that resulted in the company's success; and demonstration of extra effort in capturing worldwide markets. Visit www.usfilter.com.
Veolia Water North America -West LLC recently signed a 7-year, $21 million wastewater services contract with the city of Gresham, Ore. Asset management was a key driver in the Gresham City Council's decision. The public-private partnership calls for Veolia Water to manage a wastewater treatment system that serves approximately 106,000 people and includes a 20 million-gallon-per-day treatment plant, biosolids management program, cogeneration operation, laboratory services and nine lift stations. Visit www.veoliawaterna.com.