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IDA awards Channabasappa Memorial Scholarship to Mr. Enzo Rene García-Bartolomei of Chile for 2019/2020 academic year

25-04-2019
International Desalination Association, desalination

The International Desalination Association (IDA) has awarded its Channabasappa Memorial Scholarship to Mr. Enzo Rene García-Bartolomei of Chile for the 2019/2020 academic year. The Institute of Seawater Desalination and Multipurpose Utilization (ISDMU), SOA (Tianjin, China), is co-sponsoring the 2019/2020 scholarship through a matching …

Water industry discovers second ‘Concreteberg’

24-04-2019
wastewater treatment

Following reports of a large deposit of concrete, which Thames Water found blocking a sewer in Islington, a second “concreteberg” has been discovered, and removed, by Northern Ireland Water (NI Water). The blockage, found by cleaning crews, measured 30ft (9m) long and weighed half a tonne (500 kilogrammes), equal to an adult tiger …

Tru-Tech Valve names Chetan Chothani Chief Executive Officer

24-04-2019
Tru-Tech

Tru-Tech Valve, a Pittsburgh based Diaphragm valve manufacturer, has appointed Chetan Chothani as their Chief Executive Officer. Established in 1958, Tru-Tech is celebrating its 60th year as a manufacturer of Diaphragm Valves as one of the original licensees of the Arco-Wynn Diaphragm Valve design. Tru-Tech recently launched a new corporate logo …

Aurecon appoints new Managing Director to drive growth in Asia

24-04-2019
Aurecon

Global engineering and infrastructure advisory company Aurecon has announced the appointment of Stephane Asselin as its new Managing Director for Asia, effective 15 April 2019. The region is a key area of focus for Aurecon, as it targets rapid expansion to capitalise on the network of offices and clients it has developed in Asia over the past ten …