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Ley Choon Group Win $14.5 Million Utility Contract

Ley Choon Group Holdings, a Singapore-based construction and engineering company, said Tuesday it has received a new contract worth S$19.6 million ($14.50 million) from the Public Utilities Board for replacement of water mains. The project involves the supply and laying of steel potable water pipelines, and will employ the traditional and proven open, cut and backfill method, the company said in an exchange ...

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Will Asia’s Cities Save The Planet?

The world’s cities will add 2.5 billion more residents by 2050, more than half of them in Asia. The effect of this great migration on climate change will depend in part on what kind of homes, factories and office buildings they live and work in. It’s a seemingly minor but significant issue that should attract attention from officials gathered at this week’s United Nations-sponsored climate talks in Bonn. Bu ...

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Finland Supporting Vietnams Clean Energy Projects

“Finland is a world leader in waste-to-energy technology, and this has proven to be a segment of singular interest to Vietnam,” said Saku Liuksia, Finpro’s programme manager of waste-to-energy and bioenergy. Saku was the leader of a delegation of 16 Finnish exhibitors to Vietwater 2017 expo ended in Ho Chi Minh City on November 10. “Vietnam has long struggled with issues of waste management, with a recent s ...

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Water-The Life Blood Of Human Existence

Water is the lifeblood of human existence. For densely populated places such as Hong Kong, the issues and challenges go beyond simply finding water sources to satisfy each household. It is also about recycling, reusing, processing sewage, desalination and flood prevention. At 'Smart Sponge City - Self Sustainable Water Cycle', part of Friday's 'Eco Asia Conference' at Eco Expo Asia (10/27-30), experts from ...

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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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