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Editor’s pickDewatering

20-09-2018
Xylem, Godwin, David Flinton, Dewatering, Asia, Technology

David Flinton, Senior Vice President & President of Xylem’s dewatering business The huge rescue of the 12 Thai boys and their football coach who were trapped in a cave in northern Thailand was one of the news stories this year, capturing global attention — with many countries across the globe providing help. Among those involved …

Convergences World Forum 2018: Veolia presents its solutions for the "Cities of tomorrow"

20-09-2018
Veolia, Convergences World Forum 2018, Cities of tomorrow, sustainable cities and territories

On 3 and 4 September, in Paris, the 11th Convergences World Forum brought together 5,000 economic, political, associative and academic leaders from some 50 countries around the theme of "Make Society, Make Tomorrow". Five themes were discussed during these two days, nourishing a vision of a "Zero exclusion, Zero carbon, Zero poverty" world: "Good …

Editor’s pickVeolia Showcases Proven Hydrotech Discfilter Technology for Power Industry at POWER-GEN Asia 2018

19-09-2018
Veolia, Hydrotech Discfilter, POWER-GEN Asia 2018, customisation, cool water filtration

Jakarta, September 18, 2018 — Veolia Water Technologies, a leading water and wastewater solutions provider, showcases for the first time in Indonesia its trusted Hydrotech Discfilter technology for the power industry. Veolia’s participation at POWER-GEN Asia 2018 affirms the company’s commitment to provide power companies in the …

ABB AbilityTM-based digital innovations will be a game-changer in shaping power systems of the future

19-09-2018
ABB, digital innovations, CEPSI 2018, Kuala Lumpur, power systems, ABB AbilityTM Power Transformer

ABB will present its latest ABB AbilityTM-based technology solutions at CEPSI 2018 from September 17-21, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. CEPSI is a leading bi-annual electricity-supply conference in East Asia and the Western Pacific region, and ABB is a platinum sponsor this year.  According to the World Energy Council, global demand for energy …

Water in emerging markets

19-09-2018
Xylem, Steve Leung, Emerging Market, Asia, Strategy

Steve Leung, Senior Vice President & President, Emerging Markets, Xylem Q: What are some of the issues you see in emerging markets?  SL: You can almost see the disparity of two different market segments here in Asia — emerging markets and mature ones. For example, you see Singapore in the forefront in trying out new technology and …

New Swedish initiative on climate security

18-09-2018
Stockholm Climate Security Hub, Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), Stockholm Resilience Centre, research and analysis, climate security

A summer of extreme weather events around the world has pushed climate change high up the political and public agendas. SEI is proud to be a core partner in a new Stockholm-based climate security hub being launched at World Water Week, as well as leading a discussion on the important role of sanitation in meeting the Paris Agreement …

Editor’s pickSUEZ to open new mobile water service centre in Atlanta

17-09-2018
SUEZ, mobile water service centre, Atlanta

SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions is opening a new mobile water service centre in Atlanta Mobile, on-demand water treatment solutions are valuable options for industries needing high-quality water in an emergency or for a scheduled outage. To better serve its customers in the South-eastern United States (U.S.), SUEZ Water Technologies & …