Source: Daily News
The Chinese government agreed to provide assistance to develop Sri Lanka's coconut industry.

This was revealed during discussions between Coconut Development and Janatha Estate Development Minister Jagath Pushpakumara and Chinese ambassador to Sri Lanka, Wu Jinhao recently.

Source: SMALLCAP NETWORK    By Peter Graham
Water stocks Xylem (XYL), Calgon Carbon Corporation (CCC) and Lifetech Industries (LTCH) have what the products and expertise to address water issues in emerging markets.

Source: PRWEB
The “Global Activated Carbon Market : Products & Applications (2011 – 2016)” analyzes activated market with respect to market drivers, opportunities, and trends in the diverse geographical regions including North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and ROW.

A novel Hawaiian company that was designed to turn the shells of macadamia nuts into high-value activated carbon is filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, according to a report from the Honolulu Star-Advertiser.

Source: PRWeb
After years in development, Clean Water Systems & Stores Inc has introduced a new water purification system that removes a wide variety of contaminants from contaminated well and surface waters using a combination of hydrogen peroxide, ozone and UF technologies.

Small enterprises in Japan are offering simple technologies to turn dirty water into clean potable water for developing countries where waterborne diseases are widespread.

Source: Santa Monica Lookout  By Jason Islas
After swearing in two new members Tuesday, the Santa Monica City Council will look at a consent calendar with more than $2 million of expenses.

The lion's share of that total comes from an $882,000 contract with Carbon Activated Corporation to change the granular activated carbon (GAC) filters at the Charnock Well Field.

RECENTLY published research has given insight into the uses and performance of sulphur impregnated activated carbons (SIAC) in mercury adsorption.

Source: SunStar
Former senator Ramon "Jun" Magsaysay Jr. is pushing for the creation of a coconut industry roadmap that will strengthen government's current economic and social development program for the so called "sunset" industry.

Magsaysay said the proposed roadmap for the coconut industry will help sustain the export growth of coconuts and at the same time improve the lives of coconut farmers.

Source: TheNational
ABU DHABI // Wastewater dumped in the sea from oil refineries has successfully been treated to remove all its harmful chemicals.

Researchers at UAE University have developed a Dh4.5 million plant in Al Ruwais, 240 kilometres west of Abu Dhabi, to treat water from the country's largest oil refinery.