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June 2017

Strategic alliance struck between Vortex Infrastructure and Stag Technologies

30-06-2017

Leader in civil infrastructure trenchless solutions, Vortex Infrastructure, announced that they have created a strategic alliance with Stag Technologies, a manufacturer of epoxies, urethanes, and toehr 100 per cent solid specialty coating for the municipal and industrial marketplace from Salt Lake City, Utah, United States (U.S.). This agreement …

Editor’s pickHyflux: Keeping Asia’s water flowing with innovation

29-06-2017

Founder, group chief executive officer, and executive chairman of Hyflux, Olivia Lum. Photo credit: Hyflux With climate change, industrial pollution, and population growth all jeopardising the quantity and quality of water available for human consumption, nations around the world are stepping up on their efforts to realise a secure supply of …

Festo’s new DFPD-HD is a powerful performer

29-06-2017

DFPD-HD, Festo’s heavy-duty quarter turn actuator offers users reliable control of high-volume media flows. Photo credit: Festo AG & Co. KG DFPD-HD, the heavy-duty quarter turn actuator from Festo is flexible, powerful, robust, and offers exceptionally reliable control of high-volume media flows that include water and wastewater, among …

Grundfos’ SCALA2 offers perfect water pressure in an all-in-one unit

29-06-2017

Grundfos Singapore recently launched the SCALA2, a fully integrated water booster pump. Capable of providing perfect water pressure in all taps at all times – even with numerous taps and showers running simultaneously – it also packs drive, motor, pump, sensor, tank, and non-return valve into one compact unit. With its intelligent pump …

Siemens looks to enhancing relationship with users in Southeast Asia

28-06-2017

This year, the biannual Siemens Process Automation Conference & Exhibition (SPACe) Innovation Tour 2017, will visit five countries in Southeast Asia. The show, focusing on automation and technology, among others, began in Vietnam on the 23rd of June, and will continue on countries such as Singapore, Thailand, Philippines and Malaysia in August …

American Water staff broke records when they raised funds for Water For People

28-06-2017

Employees of American Water Works Company, Inc. the largest water and wastewater utility company in the United States (U.S.) raised US$232,000 – a record-setting amount – for Water For People, an international non-profit organisation committed to providing access to improved water and sanitation systems and services in nine developing …

Editor’s pickBluefield Research: A rise in hydraulic fracturing pushing water management expenditure up

27-06-2017

U.S. estimated water management and services spending by activity, 2017-2026 Image credit: Bluefield Research According to Bluefield Research, a rise of drilling activity in the hydraulic fracturing sector has boosted demand for water management solutions in an industry that was flagging less than a year ago. According to Bluefield’s …

The Commonwealth to acquire New South Wales Lower Darling catchment

27-06-2017

In New South Wales (NSW), Australia, the Commonwealth is contracted to purchase 21.9 gigalitres (GL) – 17.8 GL in long-term average annual yield – of water from the New South Wales Lower Darling catchment from Tandou Limited. This strategic water acquisition, a vital one in its own right, will be one of the biggest contributions to a …

Key Digital announces partnership with SurgeX

27-06-2017

Key Digital, a leader in digital and control systems, has announced the formation of a partnership with SurgeX and their web-enabled power conditioning management system, Access Elite. SurgeX will be joining Key Digital’s Compass Control Pro Partner Alliance programme and its impressive and ever-growing list of integrated products …