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GE Sells Water & Process Division to Suez in $3.4B Deal

Less than a week after GE struck a $2.6 billion deal with ABB for GE’s electrification business, GE Power completed the $3.4 billion sale of its lucrative water and process technologies division to multinational water management firm SUEZ. The sale of GE Water & Process Technologies, a systems and services provider of water, wastewater and process systems solutions, was completed on September 30 but ann ...

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Aquaread Asia Supporting Asia

Aquaread Asia, with a team which is based in Singapore, works closely with our authorised distributors and partners around the Asia region to provide our customers the utmost support and experience with the Aquaread products. We have an established network of experienced distributors located in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Brunei and Philippines. We provide the full ran ...

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Veolia’s Solutions Visible At Powergen Asia

Showcasing two of its proven technologies for the Power industry, Veolia Water Technologies (Veolia) is exhibiting at Power-Gen Asia 2017 to create greater awareness about the benefits that its Actiflo clarifier and Hydrotech microscreen filters can offer to industry players. From 19-21 September 2017 at the Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC), Veolia will reaffirm the company’s commit ...

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Water Pollution Putting Lives At Risk in Asia

In Mongolia, herders living outside the capital Ulaanbaatar, near the Tuul River, fear deteriorating water quality is making their livestock sick. In Indonesia, shrimp farmers in Serang who rely on the Ciujung River have seen their catches fall, and some have developed skin problems. In south-central Thailand, villagers near the Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate, home to petrochemical plants, oil refineries and ...

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New Tech Reducing Water Treatment Footprint

Wastewater treatment plants, while good for the environment in that they treat and clean wastewater, are nonetheless energy guzzlers. The Electric Power Research Institute and Water Research Foundation released the results of a study conducted in 2013 that concluded that the plants alone consumed an estimated 30 billion kilowatt hours of electricity annually, equivalent to around 0.8 per cent of the total e ...

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China to Spend $609 Billion on Water Treatment

Market is massive, with Beijing set to spend an estimated $609b a year over next 5 years CHANGZHOU • Global sewage and water treatment firms are eyeing opportunities in an unsavoury place: a growing pile of waste in China, the world's most populous nation. The country has been for years battling contamination from fertiliser run-offs, heavy metals and untreated sewage. A survey in 2015 showed that nearly tw ...

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Tianjin Eco-City is a Role Model

Nearly nine years after construction began for Tianjin Eco-City (TEC), saltpans and barren land inhospitable to both cultivation and industry have been transformed into a city of high rises and green spaces. The 2.6 sq km Jing Lake, once deemed a wastewater pond as industrial sludge was discharged into it for four decades, is today a vibrant eco- system teeming with marine life. The eco-city project - a col ...

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Protecting Malaysias Water Sources

Malaysia is facing a challenge securing enough raw water despite an abundance of rivers due to unpredictable rainfall patterns and pollutants entering the country's rivers, Prime Minister Najib Razak has said. Malaysia's raw water supply comes mainly from its 150 rivers, but these waterways are exposed to pollution from untreated or insufficiently treated industrial, agricultural and household effluents, he ...

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Ranhill expands Water Projects in SE Asia

Ranhill Holdings Bhd is bullish on expanding its water business in Southeast Asia via China-based strategic partner SIIC Environment Holdings Ltd’s investments in the region under the One Belt, One Road (Obor) initiative. President and chief executive officer Tan Sri Hamdan Mohamad said the group is currently eyeing further expansion in Malaysia and Thailand, and may consider Indonesia and Vietnam in the fu ...

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Festo expand product range in Asia Pacific

The trading arm of Electrocomponents plc, as well as the worldwide distributor for engineers, RS Components (RS), will be expanding its product range in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region by including thousands of products from the Festo range to its considerable Automation & Control (A&C) line-up in the region. Festo, a global performance leader in industrial training and educational programmes, and a ...

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