ETHIOPIA’S GRAND RENAISSANCE NILE DAM

ETHIOPIA’S GRAND RENAISSANCE NILE DAM

It’s filling at too hasty a pace could spark a regional war The annual June- September rains are under way and filling of the giant dam has begun. The water is not for irrigation but is needed to power Africa’s biggest hydroelectric power plant. So why the big fuss from Egypt? Because Egypt relies on…

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Water Scarcity in South Africa

Water Scarcity in South Africa

South Africa is rated as the 30th driest country in world, along with an increasing population which puts pressure on available water resources. The average rainfall in South Africa is 500mm per year compared to the world average of 860mm. The average water usage per person is South Africa is 237 litres per day, while…

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New Nano GEN2 i4.0 Nitrogen Generator

New Nano GEN2 i4.0 Nitrogen Generator

The new nano GEN2 i4.0 nitrogen generator series. Based on the very popular, and highly successful GEN2 range, it is equipped with many upgrades and has a host of new options. The upgrades are: Brand new electronics Larger, multilingual HMI touch screen New sleek designed manifolds & extrusions Lighter weight Zirconia oxygen analyser as standard Durable, laser…

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Legionella a likely concern post-COVID-19 reopening…

Legionella a likely concern post-COVID-19 reopening…

As many countries start to ease their lockdown restrictions in the face of COVID-19, the implications of the extended period of inactivity and how to operate in the “new normal” are needed. Recent reporting indicates that we may have a new enemy to fight… Legionella. This article by Cristian Carboni, explains the problem and how it…

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Earth Overshoot Day

Earth Overshoot Day

Yesterday, Monday 29th August 2019 was the so-called Earth Overshoot Day when mankind had used up its allowance of natural resources such as water, soil and clean air for all of 2019. This means that humanity has used “nature” 1.75 times faster than earth’s ability to regenerate utilized resources. This date has been calculated each…

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South Africa Needs Investment in the Water Industry

South Africa Needs Investment in the Water Industry

“South Africa’s water story is not a good one,” so said Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu. “Over three-million people still do not have access to a basic water supply service and 14.1-million people do not have access to safe sanitation. South Africa invests R42-billion a year into water infrastructure, and R13-billion into…

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Scientists Turn Plastic Water Bottles into Jet Fuel

Scientists Turn Plastic Water Bottles into Jet Fuel

Researchers at Washington State University have discovered a method for turning plastic waste into jet fuel. They melted plastic waste at high temperatures between 430°C and 571°C along with activated carbon as a catalyst. The scientists combined waste products such as plastic bags, water bottles and milk bottles, grinding them down to three millimeter pellets….

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Werner Baumann was made CEO of Bayer and on 24th May 2016

Werner Baumann was made CEO of Bayer and on 24th May 2016

On 1st May 2016 Werner Baumann was made CEO of Bayer and on 24th May 2016 Bayer made its intentions clear that it wanted to team up with Monsanto with whom it had designed Agent Orange which killed millions of Vietnamese. And in June 2018 the marriage was consummated and then the chickens started coming…

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Filcon Filters’ management is deeply concerned about the pollution of rivers and oceans

Filcon Filters’ management is deeply concerned about the pollution of rivers and oceans

Filcon Filters’ management is deeply concerned about the pollution of rivers and oceans. As a consequence we believe that it is important to share in making known the contamination we hear about. The Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry meeting in Finland released a study showing that world wide hundreds of rivers are contaminated with…

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NITROGEN GENERATORS AVAILABLE FROM FILCON DO THE JOB

NITROGEN GENERATORS AVAILABLE FROM FILCON DO THE JOB

A well known roofing systems manufacturer needed a reliable source of clean, dry 99% purity nitrogen for chemical blanketing. They contacted our suppliers, nano-purification solutions for assistance. The answer a nano NNG-2130 with a compressed air treatment package to generate nitrogen on-site which has allowed them to Eliminate the gas company Reduce their operating costs…

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