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Maynilad water concessionaire to hike spending in 2019

29-05-2019
Maynilad, wastewater management

Maynilad Water Services Inc. is set to increase its spending programme by nearly double this year, mainly for the company's enhancement and expansion of its water and wastewater services. In an emailed statement, the west zone concessionaire said it has earmarked P16.8 billion (SGD 1.2 billion) for its capital expenditure (capex) this year, …

ASCE Names Dr. Thomas Walski As Recipient of 2019 Julian Hinds Award

27-05-2019
Bentley Systems, awards

Bentley Systems, Incorporated, has announced that Bentley colleague, Thomas Walski, Ph.D. P.E., F. ASCE, has been named the 2019 recipient of the Julian Hinds Award, by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). The Julian Hinds Award recognises the author or authors of a paper which makes the most important contribution to the field of …

Using Fabric to separate Oil & Water

24-05-2019
water treatment

Schematic representation of the modification process for selected textiles to obtain membranes with superhydrophobic or superamphiphilic wetting behaviour The widespread use of organic chemicals in industry, agriculture, the food sector, as well as the increasing consumption of fossil fuels, has caused a significant increase in water pollution. …

New name and website for PPI Division

24-05-2019
PPI Drainage Division

Proudly displaying the new PPI Drainage Division sign are, left to right, Tony Radoszewski, CAE, president of PPI, Daniel Currence, P.E. director of engineering for the Drainage Division and TJ Leason of Pacific Corrugated Pipe, who served as Chairman of the Management Committee during the name change process The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. …