Toray to supply RO elements for Namibian desal plant

Toray Membrane USA will supply seawater reverse osmosis elements to Keyplan for a uranium project in Trekkopje, Namibia, for their client, Uramin Namibia. Keyplan based their selection of Toray products on both technical and economic criteria. The 55,000 m³/day plant will utilize Toray TM820-400 elements to produce potable water, which will be pumped approximately 60 kilometers inland to Uramin's Trekkopje open cast uranium mine...

POWAY, CA, April 22, 2008 -- Toray Membrane USA Inc. (TMUS), a leading global membrane manufacturer for water purification and wastewater reclamation, has announced the award of a purchase order to supply seawater reverse osmosis elements to Keyplan for a uranium project in Trekkopje, Namibia for their client, Uramin Namibia.

Keyplan based their selection of Toray products on both technical and economic criteria. The 55,000 m³/day plant will utilize Toray TM820-400 elements to produce potable water.

The potable water will be pumped approximately 60 kilometers inland to Uramin's Trekkopje open cast uranium mine.

Keyplan is a leading desalination company in Southern Africa with experience in the treatment of industrial effluents, mine water, and most recently desalination of acidic coal mine effluents with recoveries exceeding 97%.

Toray Membrane offers expertise in water and wastewater treatment technologies, including integration of membrane solutions such as MF/RO, UF/RO or MBR/RO technology to help our customers improve their competitiveness and plant performance.

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