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December 2018

Aurecon appoints new country manager in Singapore


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


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 …

Editor’s pickUV LED water treatment equipment company wins major contract


UK-based Typhon Treatment Systems Ltd. has won its first major contract with a publicly traded UK water utility for supply of its new ultraviolet (UV) LED water treatment technology. Typhon’s system is one of the first in the world capable of using UV from LEDs to neutralise harmful microorganisms on an industrial scale. Typhon’s …

Verder Group acquires JEC


The Verder Group has acquired JEC, manufacturer of hygienic rotary lobe, centrifugal and twin-screw pumps. “We are very excited to have JEC join the Verder family of companies,” said Andries Verder. “We feel that the integration of JEC into the Verder sales and distribution organization worldwide, will enable JEC to continue its …

The 8th International District Cooling conference to kick off 9th December in Dubai under the patronage of HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum


Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, announced that the 8th International District Energy Association (IDEA) Annual Conference and Tradeshow 2018 will be held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of …

New Nitrate monitor lowers costs


Responding to global demand for improved monitoring of nitrate in freshwater, OTT HydroMet has launched a new optical nitrate sensor, the OTT ecoN. “This is fantastic news for scientists, catchment managers, water companies, regulators and environmental consultants,” said Ronan O'Maitiu, global product manager for the OTT ecoN. …