Partnership a win for sustainable water solutions

22 November 2018 | Web Article Number: ME201812833

Water & Effluent Management

WATER and wastewater solutions experts Talbot & Talbot and anaerobic technology provider Econvert Water & Energy B.V. have announced a strategic partnership.

“The strength of this partnership rests on combining the leading knowledge and experience in sustainable water and wastewater solutions and the specialist knowledge from Econvert and Talbot in anaerobic digestion (AD) and associated biogas treatment,” the companies said in a joint statement.

“By joining forces the partnership is now able to bring solutions from Europe’s leading AD technological provider to clients across the African Continent and ensure that clients’ expectations are exceeded through the delivery of customised, sustainable turnkey solutions.”

The statement went on to say that Talbot already has a wealth of experience and in-depth knowledge in the design, construction and operation of ADs and biogas recovery across the continent.

“Combined with Econvert who is an ideal partner for companies active in food, pulp and paper, beer and beverage industries, amongst others - Talbot can enhance their support to help customers across Africa to save money in a green way.”

Econvert designs technical anaerobic solutions including : UASB (Up flow Anaerobic Sludge Blanket), EGSB (Expanded Granular Sludge Bed), IR (Internal Recirculation) and Dsulph (biological biogas desulphurization). This brings a broader range of solutions to the Talbot arsenal, the statement said.

“Through this partnership with Talbot, we are ensured of a professional project delivery in the African context,” said Ids Auke Boersma, Managing Director of Econvert Water & Energy B.V. “It enables us to achieve our goal to make anaerobic treatment available to a broad range of customers.”

Managing Director of Talbot & Talbot Carl Haycock described the partnership as “an exciting opportunity to bring up-to-date solutions and innovation in the space of anaerobic digestion to our clients across the continent”.

“With similar ambition, the cultures of both businesses meld into a well-integrated solution provider that clients across the continent can trust to deliver the most appropriate solution for their specific needs on time and on budget,” Haycock added.

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