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China chooses Lextran for pollution reduction

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Friday, September 17th, 2010

As reported by IVC The company will install its innovative technology at a power station in the Bejing region.

China has chosen an Israeli solution to reduce the pollution to the environment caused by its coal burning power stations. Sources inform “Globes” that Lextran Ltd. will install its innovative technology at a power station in the Bejing region and will complete preparatory works for cleaner operations of the power station in the coming months. The deal is worth about $300,000.
Based in Petah Tikva, Lextran has developed an innovative, unique and cost effective technology for combined removal of sulphur oxide, nitrogen oxide, mercury and other heavy metals from combustion flue gases emitted from power stations and other facilities burning fossil fuel.

The company also plans bidding for tenders for similar filtering systems of poisonous emissions at other power stations in China.

The technology being implemented by Lextran in China was developed in a long-term R&D project at the Katzrin incubator on the Golan Heights with funding from the Chief Scientist at the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor.

Founded in 1997, private investors own 59% of Lextran, Ludan Engineering Co.Ltd. owns 28%, Eitan Establishment South Africa owns 8.4% , and Poleris Energy Chemical Company Ltd (China) owns 4.4%.