Japanese Firms Pledge to Clean up Rivers Polluted by Dye in Textile Making Hub

​​ Two Japanese industrial companies have made a joint proposal to build and operate a water treatment facility in the central Myanmar town of Wundwin, which suffers from polluted waterways caused by its textile dyeing industry. Horiba, a company that makes instruments used for measuring water quality, and Hitachi Zosen, which manufactures industrial treatment plants, […]

Horiba, Hitachi Zosen team up on wastewater treatment in SE Asia

TOKYO — Horiba and Hitachi Zosen are combining their technologies for a venture into wastewater treatment in Southeast Asia. As a first step, the Japanese companies have set up a demonstration facility in central Myanmar’s Wundwin township, a hub of the country’s weaving industry, where rivers run dark with the runoff from dye works. The […]