Here magazine 27

Highlights

Parisian plumbing

A city of 8.5 million needs a wastewater system that is reliable and efficient and up to the challenges of population and weather. In Paris, the Achères treatment facility has chosen Alfa Laval.

Parisian plumbing

Bringing wastewater back to life

The Hollow Sheet. Can raw sewage really be processed into pure water? Will industries realize that it is cost-effective and environmentally sound to use it in their processes? The water reuse industry is growing, and technology is growing along with it. Now it’s taken another step forward with Alfa Laval’s latest advance in membrane technology.

Bringing wastewater back to life

Heating up Harjavalta

Harjavalta, Boliden OyBoliden Harjavalta Oy in Finland is generating warmth and good will in the community of Harjavalta by recovering heat from its production of sulphuric acid and channelling it into the district-heating network. The heat recovery has also lowered energy costs for Boliden’s own copper- and nickel-processing facilities nearby.

Heating up Harjavalta

From acid to eels

From acid to eels. A chemical plant in southern Sweden is cutting down on waste by using recovered heat and water to produce a slippery delicacy.

From acid to eels

World Expo 2010

The resplendent new Shanghai Expo Performance Centre integrates people, city and culture, giving visitors an experience of urban life at its future best. The 126,000-square-metre building features many environmentally friendly solutions, including one used in the centre’s ice-skating rinks.

World Expo 2010 has landed

Friendly fuels

Cellulosic ethanol looks to be the next major development in ethanol production. The Verenium Corporation, in conjunction with BP, is building a new plant in the United States to make the development a commercial reality. The first step is a state-of-the-art test refinery.

Friendly fuels

Clean hot water

Hot waterCO2 heat pump water heaters are helping Japan to reduce its CO2 footprint and its citizens to cut energy costs. And with clean energy high up on everyone’s agenda, the rest of the world looks set to take the plunge.

Clean hot water

The purest of fruits

Alfa Laval’s Foodec decanters bring relief to puree and juice producers struggling to eliminate the black specks in their mango products.

The purest of fruits

 

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