Business Briefs: drinking water in Canada, conservation award and company restructuring

In this week’s international Business Briefs, Canadian cities discover membrane technology, aluminium producing company is awarded a conservation award, a UK finance and investment group is to help restructure an energy systems company, and in Canada, a water treatment facility is soon to install UV equipment.

ZENON Environmental, a global leader in membrane-based water treatment, has announced that it will supply CA$6 million (US$3.9 million) worth of orders of its ZeeWeed membrane technology to a number of Canadian cities. This new addition to the existing conventional drinking water plants will supply superior quality drinking water to the City of Abbotsford and the Community of Mission, British Columbia, and to the communities of Hamlet of Smith and Canyon Creek in Alberta.

Producers of aluminium and related products, Alcoa Foundation, has been awarded the Natural Heritage Conservation Award by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDCE). TDCE recognized Alcoa Foundation for its efforts in preserving Tennessee’s natural heritage through a series of environmental grants, partnerships and donations.

DynaMotive Energy Systems Corporation, from Canada, has announced that they are entering into a multifaceted memorandum of understanding with UK finance and investment group Rotch Ltd that specializes in structured financing initiatives. DynaMotive and Rotch will cooperate in the restructuring of Dynamotive’s operations in the UK.

Trojan Technologies Inc has been selected as the UV equipment supplier to the drinking water treatment facility of the city of Lethbridge in Canada, reports WaterTechOnline. The project, estimated at just over CA$1 million (US$650,000), involves Trojan delivering five UVSwift units which will allow the water plant to treat up to 40 million gallons (151 million litres) of drinking water a day.

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