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Grundfos celebrates 75 years developing Water solutions

Grundfos is celebrating 75 years of developing water solutions that have changed industries, people and the environment. Here, Kim Jensen, regional managing director for the company's Asia Pacific division, reflects on it's history and shares upcoming plans.  Since its inception in 1945, Grundfos has set the standard thanks to its core principles of innovation, efficiency, reliability and sustainabilit ...

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Tuas Nexus Water treatment facility starts construction

Construction has begun on Tuas Nexus, Singapore’s first integrated waste and water treatment facility, said the National Environment Agency (NEA) and PUB in a joint news release on Tuesday (Sep 8). Set to be completed in phases starting 2025, the facility is a co-location of two mega facilities – the Tuas Water Reclamation Plant (Tuas WRP) and Integrated Waste Management Facility (IWMF) – that will “help fo ...

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B&W Announce Asia-Pacific Growth

Opens Region Headquarters in Perth, AustraliaNick Carter Named Managing DirectorHigh-Growth Region Has $8 Billion Addressable Market Babcock & Wilcox has named Nick Carter Managing Director of its Asia-Pacific Region (Photo: Business Wire) Babcock & Wilcox (B&W) (NYSE: BW) announced today that it is establishing its Asia-Pacific Region headquarters in Perth, Australia, to serve as the center of ...

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Impact of COVID-19 on Industrial Wastewater Treatment Market

Industrial Wastewater Treatment Market: Key Highlights The global industrial wastewater treatment market was valued at around US$ 89 Bn in 2018, and is anticipated to expand at a CAGR of more than 5% during the forecast period.The power end-use industry segment accounted for a prominent share of the global industrial wastewater treatment market in 2018. This led to an increase in the adoption of i ...

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Installing Asia Pacific’s first full-scale sidestream treatment plant

Two major utility companies are working to install Asia Pacific’s first full-scale sidestream ANITA Mox treatment plant in 2020. Veolia Water Technologies and Urban Utilities will deliver the treatment plant, using organic and environmentally-focused technology that is a first-of-its-kind in Australia. Drawing on ten years’ research in its development, this technology marks a major development for the waste ...

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Reframing Asia’s Water Industry with Digital Transformation

In addition to environmental and social challenges, water utilities in Asia Pacific are faced with the complexities of non-revenue water, underdeveloped or ageing water infrastructure and growing expenditure. Digital transformation offers the water industry an opportunity to provide reliable and sustainable water supply by optimising distribution systems, treatment efficiency and asset management. Asia Paci ...

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Workplace and supply chain risks from COVID-19

Workplace and supply chain risks from COVID-19 having significant impact on power sector, according to Willis Towers Watson ASIA, - Pressures on workforce availability and maintaining supply chains arising from COVID-19 are proving challenging to the power sector, according to Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ: WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking, and solutions company, at the launch of its Power Market Re ...

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Plastic waste now on Antarctic shore

From the deep Mediterranean marine mud to the desolate beaches of the Southern Ocean, plastic waste now gets everywhere. The throwaway society now has a global reach. British and German scientists have found astonishing concentrations of plastic waste in the form of tiny fibres on the sea floor. In just one square metre of marine ooze, they have counted as many as 1.9 million fragments less than a millimetr ...

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Is China holding water & causing drought?

Actions by China have been described as compounding a 2019 Mekong River drought that had severe impacts on livelihoods in downstream nations. China is accused in an April 2020 US government-funded study of restricting water flow from 11 upstream dams, affecting approximately 60 million people live in the Lower Mekong where agriculture and fishing are the principal sources of support. Ord ...

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Clean Air After India’s Lockdown

As India went into the world’s biggest lockdown to combat the deadly coronavirus, trains, planes, automobiles and factories came to a halt. And the skies in some of the most polluted cities on the planet turned blue. Cities across the country, which was home to 14 of the 20 most polluted cities in the world last year, are breathing some of the cleanest air after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a thre ...

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