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Editor’s pickBluefield’s new report looks at five key trends in the water sector

07-06-2018

Bluefield Research has released a new report, Advanced Asset Management for Municipal Water: Global Trends and Strategies, 2018-2027, looking at and analysing advanced asset management strategies in the municipal water sector and addressing five key trends.   Asset management driven by data and analytics Technological advances and …

Change visits Sulzer’s Board of Directors

06-06-2018

Now a minority shareholder of Sulzer with its reduced shareholding, Renova has chosen to bring down its Board representation. As such, Dr Axel Heitmann, the Renova representative with the shortest tenure on Sulzer’s Board of Directors, has tendered his resignation. The Sulzer Board is now composed of seven members, three of whom represent …

USDA invests in water infrastructure in rural communities

06-06-2018

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development, Anne Hazlett, recently announced that the United States (U.S.) Department of Agriculture (USDA) will be investing $256 million in 81 projects to improve water and wastewater infrastructure in rural areas in 35 states. “No matter what zip code you live in, infrastructure is a foundation …

Modern Water’s continuous toxicity monitor wins New Product Innovation Award

05-06-2018

Modern Water has won a coveted 2018 New Product Innovation Award from Frost & Sullivan, an internationally recognised market research firm. Based on its strong overall performance, Modern Water’s Microtox® Continuous Toxicity Monitor (CTM) Series was recognised for how it reduces the risk of missed toxicity events by taking two …

Central Coast Blue Advanced Water Purification Demonstration Facility opens its doors

05-06-2018

The Central Coast Blue Advanced Water Purification Demonstration Facility opened its doors on Tuesday, May 15, providing visitors the opportunity to learn how the Five Cities communities are creating drought-resistant water supplies; see world-class advanced water purification treatment technology in action; discover how piloting will minimise the …

NGWA Foundation and the Groundwater Foundation will be merging

05-06-2018

The National Ground Water Association’s (NGWA) Foundation for Groundwater and the Groundwater Foundation recently announced that they will enter a merger, establishing the foremost Foundation dedicated to protecting groundwater and enhancing professional practices in the water industry.  Under the agreement, the …

Editor’s pickHow the Middle East is transforming its power and water industry

04-06-2018

Author: Azeez Mohammed, President & CEO, GE’s Power Conversion business   Doha, capital of Qatar Global demand for power and water is accelerating – and the Middle East is no exception. A burgeoning population combined with multiple industrial diversification programmes are fuelling a boom in power and water projects. …

Sulzer introduces the BLUE BOX™

04-06-2018

The BLUE BOX™ by Sulzer is a set of smart software services leveraging the Internet of Things (IoT) for asset optimisation and real-time predictive maintenance. Using Sulzer’s Advanced Analytics Engine, BLUE BOX encompasses the capabilities of data capture, integration, visualisation and big data analytics tied together for the …

Transforming surveying into a more accurate, safe and cost-effective solution

01-06-2018

Global engineering and infrastructure advisory company Aurecon has developed a new software technology that is set to change the way surveying is done in mining, tunnelling, drilling and construction projects dramatically. Currently, the status quo for inspecting rock faces is a manual process where geologists measure the failure planes and …