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Grundfos delivers strongest results yet

27-03-2018

By managing to grow sales organically by 5.3 per cent, Grundfos has gained significant market share, strengthening their profitability and cash flow in 2017. With a turnover of DKK 25.6 billion (US$4.23 billion), 2017 was Grundfos’ strongest ever in its history. Earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) came up to DKK 2.346 billion (US$39 …

Editor’s pickWater loss is becoming unacceptable

26-03-2018

For utilities, water loss is more than a plague – it also represents lost revenue, cost recovery, capital needed to improve networks, and pressure on water supplies. Water loss, according to Will Maize from Water Finance and Management, very simply leaves the long-term sustainability of any water supply network – whether environmental, …

LACROIX Sofrel a member of the SWAN global alliance

22-03-2018

With 40 years of expertise in remote management of critical infrastructures for the water and energy sectors, LACROIX Sofrel has decided to join the global SWAN industrial alliance to work towards the development of smart water networks. The management of water networks has become increasingly complex. The level of criticality for use case, …

Witteveen+Bos and Nijhuis Industries signed a MOU agreeing to unique cooperation

20-03-2018

Recently, Karin Sluis, CEO of Witteveen+Bos and Menno M Holterman, CEO of Nijhuis Industries, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), agreeing to a unique cooperation concerning the worldwide implementation and future development of the 1-STEP® filter. The 1-STEP® filter is the most cost-effective total tertiary treatment …

Jordan Valve debuts the Mark 575/675 Series

20-03-2018

Image credit: Jordan Valve Jordan Valve has released two new products: The Mark 575 back pressure regulating valve, and the Mark 675 pressure reducing valve. Available in three-inch (7.6cm), four-inch (10cm), and six-inch (15.2cm) sizes, both employ the Sliding Gate Seat in a wafer style body, providing users with accurate regulation in a small …

Editor’s pickHow has artificial intelligence shaped a precious resource?

19-03-2018

Life needs water to survive, as history continually shows us. For millennia, human settlements have sprung up where water is present, with agricultural cycles and advancements virtually dictated by the resource and its reliability, supply, security, and cleanliness. Entire civilisations prospered, crumbled, or moved based on water supply. But …

Aurecon acquires leading digital agency Studio Magnified

19-03-2018

Left to right: Foo Chi “Fooch” Sung (Director), Dave Mackenzie (Director), Andre Maher (CDO), and Nic Hamilton (Director) In a move that will diversify its digital engineering and advisory offering andcontinue to drive its own digital transformation, global engineering and infrastructure advisors Aurecon has announced it is acquiring …