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Water problems can now be solved immediately with LuminUltra Cloud

05-04-2017

There now a way to keep potable water safe and uncontaminated and industrial and wastewater systems running more effortlessly with a platform supporting real-time analysis and regular sampling of data provided by LuminUltra Cloud™ that was officially inaugurated on 3rd April, Monday. “The traditional approach to microbiological …

Editor’s pickSiemens displays their integrated approach to digitalisation

04-04-2017

The Smart Manufacturing Asia 2017, hosted at the Singapore Expo from the 4th to 5th April 2017 is where Siemens Pte Ltd will be featuring its exhaustive Digital Enterprise portfolio under the theme “Driving the Digital Enterprise in Southeast Asia”. The range will include refined solutions all the way to expertise for the digital …

De Nora Permelec: First installation of compartment cell electrolysers

04-04-2017

The first commercial installation of CECHLO® three compartment cell electrolysers. Photo credit: De Nora Permelec Ltd De Nora Permelec Ltd achieved its first commercial installation of CECHLO® three compartment cell electrolysers in Japan on April 3rd, Monday. This unprecedented success smoothes the way for more sustainable and …

Calgon Carbon Corporation and California Water Service sign a contract to remove 1,2,3-TCP

04-04-2017

Calgon Carbon Corporation disclosed on Wednesday, March 29th, that it signed a system supply contract with California Water Service valued at US$13.2 million. Under the terms of the contract, the largest carbon adsorption equipment project for drinking water in Calgon Carbon’s history, the company will contribute granular activated carbon …

The deteriorating water crisis

03-04-2017

The World Economic Forum had announced in 2015 that the water crisis was the top global risk threatening the world using a calculated impact on society as a measure of devastation caused. Now in 2017, the crisis has not improved. In fact, it has gotten worse in many developing countries. Presently, more than one billion people are living without …

Editor’s pickBusinesses contribute to ‘unlimited water’, one drop at a time

03-04-2017

In 2015, the global risk report published by the World Economic Forum identified “water crises” as the foremost societal risk to the global economy, ahead of cross border conflict, weapons of mass destruction and infectious disease. Global trends are slowly beginning to reflect this: climate change is affecting accessibility to water; …

China’s CGGC enters the international water industry

03-04-2017

China’s state-owned corporate giant, China Gezhouba Group (CGGC) is making a splash in the international water industry by acquiring Brazilian water concessionaire Sistema Productor de Água São Lourenço for US$147 million. Sistema Productor has a 25-year concession for a 410,000m³/d water treatment facility and a …

Grunfos: Celebrating five decades of the iconic submersible pump

31-03-2017

50 years on, Grundfos’ popular SP pump is still setting the standard for other submersible pumps around the world. While the older applications have been joined by a gamut of new applications and numerous improvements, the original construction principle is still intact. Hidden underground and wrapped in stainless steel, the durable and …

Badminton player Jan Ø. Jørgensen teaming up with Grundfos in China

31-03-2017

Jan Ø. Jørgenson, the Danish men’s singles badminton current world number two has teamed up with Grundfos, leveraging on his popularity in China to show installers and homeowners the advantages of perfect water pressure. And perfect water pressure is what Grundfos’ new product, SCALA2, can offer – no matter how many …

Editor’s pickPUB: New Chairman and Board Members appointed

31-03-2017

Singapore’s National Water Agency, PUB announced changes to its board on 30th March, Thursday. With effect from 1st April 2017, Mr Chiang Chie Foo, 61, the former Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Defence, will be taking over the position of Chairman. The outgoing Chairman, Mr Tan Gee Paw, 73, will be bowing out after heading the …