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A Water War in Asia?

28-11-2016

Tensions over water are rising in Asia – and not only because of conflicting maritime claims. While territorial disputes, such as in the South China Sea, attract the most attention – after all, they threaten the safety of sea lanes and freedom of navigation, which affects outside powers as well – the strategic ramifications of …

Editor’s pickAndreas Sohmen-Pao joins Board of Directors

28-11-2016

John West, Executive Chairman, BioGill (L) welcomes Mr Andreas Sohmen-Pao to the Board. BioGill has announced that Mr Andreas Sohmen-Pao has joined its Board of Directors, effective November 2016. The appointment comes at a time when the company is achieving key milestones such as the launch of its next generation bioreactor, the BioGill …

ANDRITZ SEPARATION launches new decanter generation

25-11-2016

ANDRITZ SEPARATION, part of international technology group ANDRITZ, has developed a new generation of decanter centrifuges that are suitable for industrial, chemical, food, and environmental applications. The new generation will complement the existing A-series for industrial, F-series for food, and D-series for environmental applications. The …

Editor’s pickMoya's subsidiary sets up Indonesian water treatment joint venture

25-11-2016

Photo: Reuters A subsidiary of Singapore-based water company Moya Holdings Asia has entered into an agreement with its Philippine counterpart to set up a joint venture in Indonesia covering water-related services. Detailing this in a release to the Singapore Exchange after market close on Wednesday, Catalist-listed Moya said that the joint …

Enforcement Concerns Trigger Worries for Nutrients Survey

25-11-2016

Wastewater utilities shouldn’t be compelled to respond to a national survey of their nutrient removal practices, state and water utility officials told the Environmental Protection Agency, citing concerns the information could be used for enforcement purposes. Rather, the EPA should seek an alternative approach to gather information about …

Tulsar Canada Turns Heads at WEFTEC 2016

25-11-2016

Unique booth design garners accolades   The award-winning Tulsar Canada booth at the 2016 WEFTEC show in New Orleans, above, and the Tulsar team in their popular sports jerseys, below. For three days in New Orleans back in September, Tulsar Canada representatives were living in one of their control panels. The heavily attended Water …

EBRD provides loan for water upgrade in Kyrgyzstan

24-11-2016

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a loan for water upgrade in yet another Kyrgyz city, Kyzyl-Kiya under its framework to support water and wastewater modernization in the Kyrgyzstan, the bank reported. The investment will be co-financed by the European Union’s Investment Facility for Central Asia …