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PUB and ST Engineering collaborate to develop smarter, more efficient water infrastructure systems

10-06-2019
PUB, Singapore, Water, Efficient, Smart, Development, ST Engineering

PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency and ST Engineering, a global technology, defence and engineering group, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop and leverage digital technologies to enhance PUB’s intelligent water management system and operations.  The agreement covers the exchange of knowledge and …

Fiji Signs Contract for Project to Deliver Continuous Water Supply to 98 per cent of the Greater Suva Population

15-04-2019
Asian Development Bank, United Nations, water supply

The Government of Fiji has signed two contracts for the Rewa River Water Supply Scheme under the Fiji Urban Water Supply and Wastewater Management Investment Program. The scheme will provide the people of the greater Suva area with better access to safe, reliable water. The Chairman of the Water Authority of Fiji Mr. Bhavesh Kumar and Mr. Ji …

ADB Supports Modernisation of Uch-Kurgan Hydropower Plant

01-04-2019
Asian Development Bank, hydropower

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $100 million financing package to modernise aging equipment and improve power generation capacity at the Uch-Kurgan hydropower plant (HPP), the oldest of the six HPPs installed along the Naryn River cascade in the Kyrgyz Republic. ADB’s assistance, comprised of a $60 million loan and a $40 …

Global water experts to meet in Sri Lanka to tackle the SDG 6

18-03-2019
IWA Water and Development Congress & Exhibition, United Nations, sustainability, wastewater treatment

International water experts will meet at the IWA Water and Development Congress & Exhibition in Colombo, Sri Lanka, from 1st to 5th December 2019, to progress solutions and the uptake of innovation needed to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with the dedicated water goal SDG 6 by 2030. Developing and emerging …

Editor’s pickSiemens to deliver complete wastewater treatment system for plant in China

15-10-2018
Siemens, complete wastewater treatment system, plant, China, Tianjin Bohua Chemical Development

Siemens Water Solutions received an order for a complete wastewater treatment system for Tianjin Bohua Chemical Development’s – a subsidiary of Bohai Chemical Group – new propylene oxide-styrene monomer (POSM) plant. The plant, located at the Nangang Industrial Zone in northern China’s Tianjin, will have a production …

Young Singapore Engineer Named Sole Winner of Global Sustainable Development Competition

21-08-2018
Global Sustainable Development Competition, Dr Victor Sim, World Federation of Engineering Organizations 2018 Young Engineers Competition, Don Bosco School Hlang Thar Yar, Myanmar

SINGAPORE, 17 August 2018– The Institution of Engineers, Singapore (IES) announced that Dr Victor Sim, IES Council Member 2018/2020 and an IES Chartered Engineer, has won the World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO) 2018 Young Engineers Competition for his project on “Clean Water Access for Don Bosco School Hlaing Thar Yar, …