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World’s top circular economy event brings economy reformers to Yokohama, Japan

22-10-2018
World Circular Economy Forum, WCEF 2018, Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra, Japan Ministry of the Environment

The second World Circular Economy Forum WCEF2018 is gaining huge international attention. This 22 to 24 October event in Yokohama, Japan has attracted economy reformers from over 70 countries. More than 1,000 attendees are examining how businesses can seize new opportunities, gain a competitive advantage through circular economy solutions and how …

Schneider Electric Launches Smart Manufacturing Innovations for the region at Industrial Transformation Asia-Pacific conference

19-10-2018
Schneider Electric, Industrial Transformation Asia-Pacific, Industry 4.0 solutions

SINGAPORE – October 16, 2018 – Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, today launched its latest smart manufacturing solutions for the Asia-Pacific region. Showcasing these latest innovations at the Industrial Transformation Asia-Pacific (ITAP) conference and exhibition at the …

European green energy SMEs eyeing market opportunities in Southeast Asia

19-10-2018
European green energy SMEs, Green Energy Technologies business mission, Indonesia, Singapore

Green Energy Technologies business mission to explore business partnerships with local and regional companies SINGAPORE, October 2018 – On 28 October, about 40 European companies from 15 different European Union (EU) Member States will embark on a week-long Green Energy Technologies business mission to Indonesia and Singapore. This mission …

Bentley acquires Agency9 to realise digital twins for every city

18-10-2018
Bentley, acquisition, Agency9, digital twins, Stockholm, city-scale reality modelling

LONDON, U.K. – The Year in Infrastructure 2018 Conference – Bentley Systems Incorporated, the leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, today announced the acquisition of Agency9, based in Stockholm. Agency9 has already provided nearly half of …

Editor’s pickBentley advances industrialisation of infrastructure project delivery through ProjectWise integration with Microsoft 365

18-10-2018
Bentley, ProjectWise 365 Services, integration, Microsoft 365,

LONDON, U.K. – The Year in Infrastructure 2018 Conference –Bentley Systems, Incorporated announced the general availability of integration between ProjectWise 365 Services and Microsoft 365. The collaboration capabilities of Microsoft Teams and Microsoft Flow, alongside analytics from Microsoft SharePoint and Microsoft Power BI, can …

JA Solar Further Promotes New Energy Development in Australia

18-10-2018
JA Solar Holdings, high-performance photovoltaic products, South Australian Water Corporation, new energy

BEIJING -- JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd., a world-leading manufacturer of high-performance photovoltaic products, announced that it has supplied all solar modules to South Australian Water Corporation ("SA Water") for its 4.14MW coastal photovoltaic project. The project is part of SA Water's efforts to achieve zero net electricity costs, which is of …

The Water Council and A. O. Smith kick off competition supporting freshwater technology start-ups

17-10-2018
The Water Council, A. O. Smith, support, freshwater technology, start-ups

The Water Council and A. O. Smith Corporation recently announced the next round of the BREW Accelerator competition and BREW Corporate Accelerator competition powered by A. O. Smith Corporation. The programmes are designed to help support entrepreneurs and start-ups that are developing innovative freshwater technologies. The technology …

Siemens and Bentley Systems announce PlantSight digital twin cloud services

17-10-2018

Siemens and Bentley Systems announced today the introduction of PlantSight, resulting from development together based on their highly complementary software portfolios. PlantSight is a digital solution to benefit customers through more efficient plant operations. PlantSight enables as-operated and up-to-date digital twins …