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July 2017

Singapore: Twelve local engineering projects win top honours

31-07-2017

The Institution of Engineers, Singapore (IES) bestowed the IES Prestigious Engineering Achievement Awards 2017 to 12 engineering projects for making outstanding contributions that improve the quality of lives and bring about engineering progress in Singapore. The event guest-of honour, Mr. Masagos Zulkifli, Minister for the Environment and Water …

To serve as its new headquarters in Asia, Armstrong expands its Shanghai office

31-07-2017

Armstrong Fluid Technology expanded its Shanghai office, and it will now serve as both headquarters and a Regional Sales Excellence Centre for the company’s operations in China as well as the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. The larger space would also be able to accommodate future growth. “Our new location and expanded role in Shanghai …

Editor’s pickVeolia Water Technologies supplies ABF with turnkey solutions and wastewater technologies

31-07-2017

Associated British Foods (Thailand) Ltd’s wastewater treatment plant, designed and built by Veolia Water Technologies, is nothing short of an achievement: Though faced with an incredibly limited amount of space, Veolia was able to provide ABF with a compact and robust plant that integrated several of Veolia’s innovative technologies …

The first Nereda plant in South America celebrates a year in operation

28-07-2017

Royal HaskoningDHV’s Nereda® technology has left a positive impact in Brazil. A legacy project from the 2016 Olympic Games held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Deodoro WWTP, the largest plant built in the world as of the writing of this article, is cleberating its first year anniversary in operation. Built by BRK Ambiental – Nereda …

Editor’s pickDanfoss: Kim Fausing, the new president and CEO

27-07-2017

Kim Fausing, the new president and CEO of Danfoss. Photo credit: Danfoss Before Kim Fausing became Danfoss’ new CEO, he had served the company as COO for nine years, where he worked closely with former CEO of Danfoss, Niels B. Christiansen to create a high-performing organisation, growth, strong financial results, and bring about a digital …

Festo releases first IoT solution

27-07-2017

Festo’s true underlying goal is to make Industry 4.0 a reality, integrating varying functions across system boundaries. “That is why Festo is working so closely with other companies in the German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers’ Association and on the Platform Industry 4.0 project to create a common reference …

Bluefield Research: Water service providers adjusting business models

26-07-2017

According to Bluefield Research, they have pinpointed a key trend that underlines the rising value of water to upstream oil and gas operations – the emergence of the midstream water provider. And in response to this development, water service providers in energy markets are currently in the process of adjusting their business models. This …

Under the NGICP, more than 100 individuals are certified in green infrastructure

26-07-2017

With the Water Environment Federation (WEF) and DC Water’s announcement that 46 individuals completed a new job programme that provides training and certification in construction, inspection, and maintenance of green infrastructure, more than a hundred individuals from Baltimore, Milwaukee, Pittsburgh, and Washington, D.C., have now …