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Protec Arisawa Pressure Vessels in West Africa

The plant, inaugurated by Abengoa in Ghana, is already able to supply 60.000 cubic meters to the cities of Teshie, Tema y Nungua whose population is experiencing strong growth.

The project included the development of the infrastructures necessary for the capture of sea water, the application of pre-treatment system by ultrafiltration, reverse osmosis desalination, currently the newest technology and the use of efficient solutions for energy recovery among others.

Almost 588 pressure vessels fabricated & tested by Protec Arisawa, in accordance with the engineering standards of the Boiler and Pressure Vessels Code of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) section X, have been used in the project. These pressure vessels were manufactured according to project specifications: design pressure 1000psig and size 8”.

The desalination plant has a wide acceptance among the Ghanaian authorities and the local population because it will improve the quality of life for the inhabitants of the region.

Protec Arisawa on the cover of The New York Times
Protec Arisawa Pressure Vessels on the cover of The New York Times

The prestigious news paper dedicates part of its cover to stand out the proliferation of desalination plants in USA.

The New York Times explains in a detailed article how a technology “once dismissed as too expensive and harmful to the environment” is becoming indispensable for more and more countries around the world. Metropolis investing billions of dollars in the industry, small ocean desalination plants up and running in a handful of towns, estates studying the issue, benefits facing up to inconvenients.

Protec Arisawa plays a leading role in this industrial revolution designing and manufacturing high quality Fiber Reinforced Plastic Pressure Vessels for membrane filtration systems.

Read the complete article here.

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Degremont relies on Protec Arisawa for Mirfa Project in Abu Dhabi

Protec Arisawa will provide Degremont with the Membrane Housings in the Mirfa project which will combine existing and new facilities to offer a power capacity of 1,600 MW and a seawater desalination capacity of 52.5 MIGD (238,665 m3/day). The total investment cost of the project is approximately $1.5bn, funded by a mix of debt and equity.

Degremont will handle the reverse osmosis facility. The Suez Environment subsidiary was last month awarded the contract by Masdar to build an energy-efficient pilot desalination plant, powered by renewable energy.

Degremont will be responsible for the design, engineering, procurement, construction, operation, maintenance and evaluation of the pilot plant, over the course of 18 months.

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Protec Arisawa focusing on Iran Market

Protec Arisawa is being part of the latest Fluidex Commercial Mission in Iran, an Industrial Powerhouse in the Gulf Region, developing an already ample and diversified Customers Portfolio in the area.

As the population of Iran continues to grow, so does the demand on the water sector. In recent years water extraction and consumption rates have steadily increased leading to shortages throughout the nation.

Iranian government has decided that the best way to secure water resources for the future is through the development of the existing water network.

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Offshore applications growing steadily (Brazil)

Protec Arisawa has established as a main actor for the Water Treatment Industry within the Offshore Operations, having been recently trusted by VWS WESTGARTH for the P67, P70 and P76 and Degremont for the P74.

Our vessels are regarded as a sure bet within an activity where Technical specs and requirements are the highest ones about Water Treatment Industrial Processes. Their strength and reliability allow them to provide full assurance to our customers

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Protec Vessels will be fited out in Granadilla Project (Canary Islands)

Cadagua will fit the new Desalt Plant out in Granadilla (Canary Islands) with PROTEC Vessels in a European region relying heavily on desalinated water. The project has a total cost of €16m and it´s expected to produce in its 1st phase 14k m3/day and increase up to 21k.

There´s even a 3rd phase already designed to grow up to 42k m3/d to completely assure water supply for this part of the Tenerife Island.

This project is vital for the South of Tenerife, as the huge hotel population in the area requires an stable water supply with the required quality.

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Protec Arisawa FRP Vessels selected by Desalia for a plant in Alexandria

Desalia has confided Protec Arisawa FRP Vessels for a new, 24,000 m3/d (6.3 MGD) SWRO plant west of Alexandria, near the city of Matrouh. The plant, which will provide potable water meeting WHO standards, is being built for the Armament Authority for Egypt’s Ministry of Defense.

Plans call for an open ocean intake located 625m (2,000 ft) offshore and a 325m (1,070 ft) brine discharge line. Each of four 6,000 m3/d (1.6 MGD) trains will be preceded by multimedia filters and equipped with Energy Recovery PX ERDs. The plant is scheduled for completion in April 2016

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Protec will be in the Saudi Water & Power Forum

PROTEC ARISAWA will be present at the upcoming edition of the Saudi Water & Power Forum (SWPF) which will take place from January 12th to January 14th, 2015, in the Al Faisaliah Hotel, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. We will present in our booth B1 our well known pressure vessels PROTEC for sea water and brackish application. We´ll be glad to meet you there to show you first hand our brand new products and innovations just coming up from our Technical Team.

We could not miss such an important event in a market like Saudi Arabian, where Protec Arisawa is one of the most respected partners for most of the actors involved in the Water Industry in the Gulf Area.

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Protec Arisawa signed a Distribution Agreement with Piedmont Couplings

Protec Arisawa has signed an agreement with Piedmont Pacific Corporation to become worldwide distributor for their SS Couplings for wet and corrosive environments where high strength and long service life are required.

Water, wastewater, seawater and some chemical process industries have these requirements and stainless steels have proved over time to be the most cost effective material for these applications.

The US Company has entrusted Protec Arisawa as a reliable partner with ample knowledge and respected expertise in the Water Industry, being well-known and recognized by most of the Water Field Companies all over the world.