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Veolia Water Technologies Hosts First Think Tank Asia

10-12-2015

Industry Leaders Gather to Uncover Sustainable Business Innovations in Asia Veolia Water Technologies has announced the official launch of its Think Tank Asia initiative. This first edition is co-organized with ESSEC Business School (ESSEC) and the French Embassy in Singapore. Taking place in ESSEC’s Singapore Campus, the one-day executive …

Floating on Californian sunshine - solar solution to water

10-12-2015

A large scale floating solar panel array road tested in the South Australian Outback is set to soak up the Californian sunshine. The City of Holtville has signed an agreement with Aussie company Infratech to manufacture the one megawatt floating solar system including 3576 panels, 276 rafts and 12 treatment pumps. It will float on the surface …

ABB delivers its 10 millionth variable speed drive

09-12-2015

ABB's technology is cutting energy consumption in applications including pumps, fans, hoists, conveyors, mixers, propulsion - in industry sectors including water, oil, gas, cement, mining, food and beverages. The ten millionth ABB low voltage drive rolled off the production line at ABB’s Beijing factory in November. The ten millionth drive …

Trenchless Asia 2016: International Industry supports move to Malaysia

04-12-2015

TRENCHLESS ASIA 2016 will mark the ninth event in this successful series and is to be held for the first time at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) in Malaysia, 9-10 May 2016. The move to Kuala Lumpur has attracted significant industry support from exhibitors wishing to penetrate this important emerging market where trenchless technology …

New Regulations Spark US$3.1 Billion Investment in U.S. Power Sector

02-12-2015

Mounting environmental regulations and fundamental shifts in the U.S. thermal power landscape is driving new investments in water and wastewater treatment. On the heels of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (USEPA) newly released effluent guidelines, Bluefield Research has boosted its forecasts to US$3.1 billion for the power …

ACCIONA and WEC to deliver Royal HaskoningDHV’s Nereda technology

02-12-2015

Cooperation Agreements signed for Spain, Portugal and South Africa International engineering and project management consultancy Royal HaskoningDHV has signed Cooperation Agreements for its groundbreaking Nereda® wastewater treatment technology for Spain and Portugal with ACCIONA Agua and with WEC Projects for South Africa. René …

JAKARTA: Four regional drinking water systems to open next year

02-12-2015

Four new regional drinking water treatment systems (SPAMs) will start operations next year as the government strives to increase the country's access to clean water, an official has said. The Public Works and Public Housing Ministry's SPAM development director, Mochammad Natsir, said Monday that the SPAMs would be in four locations, namely …