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January 2017

Mueller Water Products to Acquire Singer Valve

31-01-2017

Acquisition Strengthens Mueller’s Pressure Management Capabilities Mueller Water Products, Inc. (NYSE:MWA) has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Singer Valve, a manufacturer of automatic control valves, for C$34 million in cash. Singer Valve designs and manufactures automatic control valves, offering engineered …

GE’s Water & Process Technologies Invests in Demonstrating ‘Energy Neutral’ Wastewater Solutions in Conjunction with Ontario’s University of Guelph

31-01-2017

GE’s Water & Process Technologies has announced it is collaborating with the University of Guelph (U of G) in Ontario, Canada, on a federal government-funded, research initiative to maximize renewable energy generation and simultaneously produce a pathogen-free biosolids fertilizer. Government, university officials and Water & …

AD/Biogas mixer manufacturer claims energy savings of up to 50%

31-01-2017

AD Operators and water companies can reduce the energy usage of their digester pumps and mixers by up to 50%, according to leading manufacturer, Landia. “It is somewhat ironic that in an industry trying to create and save energy that there is so much energy being wasted," said Landia’s Paul Davies. “Poorly designed mixing …

EIB confirms backing for Colombo water network

25-01-2017

The European Investment Bank will provide EUR 50 million to support improvement and expansion of sewage networks across Colombo. The new loan will help Colombo Municipal Council to achieve its goal of providing full sanitation coverage to benefit people living and working in the greater Colombo area. The new EIB loan is European Investment …

Water, sanitation innovations to transform urban slums

25-01-2017

An international consortium led by Australia’s Monash University will begin a research project that could provide the blueprint for ecologically and economically sustainable water and sanitation solutions for the over one billion people living in urban slums mostly in developing countries. The consortium, which includes the Stanford and …

Disruptive technologies driving sustainability

25-01-2017

Disruptive technologies and digital infrastructure have the potential to solve some of the world’s most pressing risks and to transform industries. These include safeguarding the planet's soil and water, and improving inequality and education. This is the main conclusions of the 2017 Global Opportunity Report, released today by DNV GL, …

From Water to Gas

24-01-2017

Up-cycling - Wouldn’t it be nice to create something completely new from garbage? It is a question that the automaker SEAT raised with Aqualia, the water management member of FCC, one of Europe’s leading services groups. To find an answer, SEAT and Aqualia have joined forces to develop the innovative SMART Green Gas project, which …

Rapid Urbanization to Drive Demand in Wastewater Treatment Applications - Valves Market

24-01-2017

The global valves market features a highly fragmented competitive landscape, with none of the top five vendors, namely Emerson Electric Co., Pentair Plc, Cameron International, Flowserve Corporation, and GE Oil & Gas, capturing more than 5% of the overall market in 2015, observes a recent report by Transparency Market Research. Collectively, …