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June 01, 2018

New gas-to-liquid absorption technology poised to signficantly reduce CO2 capture costs

Carbon Capture Journal #63

Features the ICS Regenerative Froth Contactor.  How a decade of development supports a 5:1 size reduction in one of the largest components of CO2 capture plants.

June 20, 2018

A review of technology and policy deep decarbonization pathway options for making energy intensive industry production consistent with the Paris Agreement

Journal of Cleaner Production, Volume 187, pp 960-973

Authors: Bataille, Chris; Ahman, Max; Neuhoff, Karsten; Nilsson, Lars; Fischedick, Manfred; Lechtenböhmer, Stefan; Solano-Rodriguez, Baltazar; Denis-Ryan, Amandine; Steibert, Seron; Waisman, Henri; Sartor, Oliver; Rahbar, Shahrzad.

ICS's first reference in an academic publication. (under: Carbon capture utilization or storage (CCUS)).

Review paper looking broadly at the potential to increase ambition for industrial greenhouse gas emissions reductions.

Includes high-level synthesis of decision tree regarding potential approaches (including Carbon Capture and Utilization or Storage),greenhouse gas and innovation policy observations and suggestions.

March 15, 2018

Calgary, Hawaii firms to work together on tech to reduce carbon capture cost, size

JWN Energy

Calgary-based Industrial Climate Solutions Inc. and Kahului, Hawaii-headquartered Westec Environmental Solutions have entered into an agreement to work together to commercialize a new technology for carbon capture, utilization and storage. 

The license grants ICS exclusive rights to scale up and commercialize WES’s suite of gas/liquid and three-phase contactor/reactor technologies – known as the Regenerative Froth Contactor (RFC) technology. The license covers CO2 and other gas absorption, particulate removal, desulfurization, scrubbing, sparging (removing dissolved gases/volatile compounds in a liquid), chemical reactor, and all other applications.

March 15, 2018

WES Drives Commercialisation with Global Licence

London South East (Blog)

Verditek plc, (AIM: VDTK), the clean technology company, is pleased to update shareholders that Westec Environment Solutions ("WES") has licensed Canadian company Industrial Climate Solutions Inc. ("ICS") on an exclusive worldwide basis to commercialise WES' patented carbon capture, natural gas processing, gas purification and indoor air quality technology.

Verditek is committed to commercialising proven technology that can deliver significant competitive advantage compared to conventional industrial solutions�and this is one example being realised through the agreement between WES and ICS.

March 14, 2018

Media Release: Canadian and U.S. companies team up to drive commercialization of ground-breaking clean-tech technology for industrial applications

Canadian Free Press Wire Service

Canadian and U.S. clean-tech companies today announced an agreement to commercialize a new technology for carbon capture, natural gas processing, gas purification, indoor air quality and other applications. Media Release (03/14/2018) VANCOUVER, BC – Industrial Climate Solutions Inc. (ICSI), based in Calgary, Alberta and Westech Environmental Solutions, LLC (WES), headquartered in Kahului, Hawaii, announced the license agreement at ICSI’s exhibitor’s booth at the international GLOBE Forum and Innovation Expo 2018, taking place in Vancouver.

December 07, 2017

LOI signed with Industrial Climate Solutions Inc.

Financial Times

Westec Environmental Solutions signs Letter of Intent with Industrial Climate Solutions Inc. for the commercialisation of its CO2 absorber technology


Verditek plc, (AIM: VDTK), the clean technology company, is pleased to announce that, further to the announcement made on 29 November 2017, its group company Westec Environmental Solutions ("WES") has signed a Letter of Intent ("LOI") with Industrial Climate Solutions Inc. ("ICSI") to develop and enter into a licence agreement for the commercialisation of WES' CO2absorber technology.


ICSI is a Canadian company focused on the development and commercialisation of industrial process equipment and technologies to address greenhouse gas emissions at an industrial scale. WES will work with ICSI for the commercialisation of its CO2 absorber technology, as well as providing technical support. Initial products will focus on gas/liquid contactors for flue gas scrubbing, CO2 capture, industrial gas processing and air quality applications.

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