Coldharbour Marine shortlisted for IChemE Global ‘Water Management and Supply’ Award.
Wed, 12 August 2015
The shortlists for the IChemE Global Awards 2015 have been announced with over 100 organisations achieving the final stage in one of 16 categories of award. Winners will be announced on 5 November 2015. The IChemE Global Awards celebrate excellence, innovation and achievement in the chemical, process and biochemical industries.
Coldharbour Marine competes against 9 fellow organisations for the Global Water Management and Supply Award representing Canada, Australia, Saudi Arabia, the US, the UK and Singapore. The winner will be announced at the Hilton, Birmingham Metropole, UK at an event hosted by Steph McGovern – BBC business and finance journalist, herself an award winning engineer. A record-breaking 500 applicants from over 40 countries entered for an award.
The Coldharbour Marine entry was submitted by IChemE member Prof. Bruno Pollet, Head of R&D. He said: “There can be no better feeling than to receive an award from your peers. That is what makes the IChemE Global Awards so very special and sought after. We will keep our fingers crossed for success in November. “
Water Management and Supply Award Finalists
‘Marine ballast water treatment system’, Coldharbour Marine, UK
‘Googong water recycling plant’, MWH Global; Googong Township Proprietary Ltd; Mirvac; Canberra Investment Corporation, Australia
‘Separating oil from water’, Ohio State University, USA
‘Membrane for heavy metal treatment’, National University of Singapore, Singapore
‘Low temperature ZLD evaporator crystallizer’, Saltworks Technologies Inc, Canada
‘Watergy program’, Saudi Arabian Oil Company, Saudi Arabia
‘Shrink-fit sewage treatment in Heritage Dock’, United Utilities; GCA, UK
‘3D printed microbial water sensor’, University of Bath, UK
‘Xeros polymer bead cleaning system’, Xerox Technology Group plc, UK
The IChemE (Institution of Chemical Engineers) is the hub for chemical, biochemical and process engineering professionals worldwide. With a growing global membership of 42,000, the Institution is at the heart of the process community, promoting competence and a commitment to best practice, advancing the discipline for the benefit of society, encouraging young people in science and engineering and supporting the professional development of its members.