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December 2018

Aquatech launches Innovation Forum to enhance interaction on digital innovations

19-12-2018

A brand new knowledge-event focusing on the digitalisation of the global water market is set to join the Amsterdam International Water Week next November. The Aquatech Innovation Forum is specifically aimed at water tech professionals and will discuss how technological innovation is becoming a necessity to overcome today’s and future …

Ramboll agrees to acquire OBG

18-12-2018

The acquisition of OBG is an exciting step forward in Ramboll’s strategic ambition to grow in the US and strengthen its portfolio within water, energy and environmental services, making Ramboll a multidisciplinary player in the US. “We are very excited to be welcoming OBG’s 900 experts to Ramboll,” says Group CEO …

Industrial water management surpasses $10 billion, annually

17-12-2018

In 2017, U.S. industry spent $10.2 billion on water management, including water acquisition, treatment, reuse, and discharge. Bluefield Research's new report, Opportunities in U.S. Industrial Water: Market Size, Trends, and Forecast, 2018-2022, analyses water management spend across 20 water-intensive industries that cover oil & gas, …

Aurecon appoints new country manager in Singapore

12-12-2018

As part of its growth strategy in Asia, global engineering and infrastructure advisory company Aurecon appointed Yang San (YS) Go as the Country Manager of Singapore. YS will be responsible for leading the company’s business operations and growth plan in Singapore with effect from 1 December 2018. YS, who will also remain Infrastructure …

Editor’s pickBoost for ceramic membrane based water treatment

12-12-2018

Yasushi Nakamura, President and CEO of METAWATER Co., Ltd, and Joke Cuperus, CEO of PWN and PWNT (interim), sign-off for closer collaborations  Dutch advanced water treatment specialist PWNT, wholly owned by Dutch water utility PWN, and Japanese ceramic membrane specialist METAWATER have signed an agreement to deepen existing collaborations …