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RS Components and Festo come to a new distribution agreement in selected APAC markets

17-05-2017

The trading arm of Electrocomponents plc, as well as the worldwide distributor for engineers, RS Components (RS), will be expanding its product range in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region by including thousands of products from the Festo range to its considerable Automation & Control (A&C) line-up in the region. Festo, a global performance …

Ozwater 2017: Veolia shares its unparalleled technical expertise

16-05-2017

Showing its devotion and commitment to the water industry, Veolia Water Technologies (Veolia) will be participating in the Ozwater 2017 Conference in Australia and New Zealand as a key sponsor. Onsite from the 16th to the 18th of May at the International Convention Centre in Sydney, Australia, Veolia will be engaging new and existing key clients, …

Chile: Escondida Water Supply project won the Industrial Desalination Plant of the Year

16-05-2017

The Escondida Water Supply project in Chile won the Industrial Desalination Plant of the Year at the 2017 Global Summit. Photo credit: Black & Veatch At the 2017 Global Water Summit, the Escondida Water Supply (EWS) project in Chile, designed by Black & Veatch, won the Industrial Desalination Plant of the Year in recognition of its size …

In Q1, Hyflux brings home a profit

15-05-2017

For the quarter ended 31 March 2017, Hyflux Ltd recorded a profit of S$0.8 million (US$0.57 million) after tax and minority interests (PATMI), compared to the S$7.3 million (US$5.19 million) seen in 2016’s first quarter. The Tuaspring plant, categorised as Held for Sale, reported a S$27 million (US$19.2 million) loss as a result of the weak …

Editor’s pickWater and data combine to propel a US$20 billion forecast for smart water

15-05-2017

Though traditionally slow to accept new technologies, the United States (US) municipal water sector stands at the brink of change with more than US$20 billion of projected spending on data, software, and analytics solutions over the coming decade. According to a new report Bluefield Research released, US Smart Water: Defining the Opportunity, …

At the Oman Energy & Water Exhibition and Conference, Aqualia put its best foot forward

12-05-2017

Secretary General of the Supreme Council for Planning (SCP), Sultan bin Salim Al Habsi, greets José Miguel Santos at the AqualiaMACE stand in the exhibition area. Photo credit: Aqualia Hosted by the Public Authority for Electricity and Water (PAEW) in Mascate, the capital del Sultanate, from the 1st to 3rd of May 2017, the Oman Energy …

IBM and ABB team up to add value to artificial intelligence solutions

12-05-2017

IMB Watson Internet of Things (IoT) and ABB Ability recently disclosed a strategic collaboration between to combine IBM’s cognitive capabilities and ABB’s industry-leading digital offerings in order to bring the value for customers industry, utilities, and transport and infrastructure to new heights. Customers will be able to profit …