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August 2018

Xylem provides humanitarian aid to Attapeu Province in Laos

30-08-2018

Xylem, a leading global water technology provider, has committed to providing humanitarian supplies, equipment, and personnel to support flood relief efforts in Laos following the collapse of the Xe Pien-Xe Namnoy hydroelectric dam on 24 July 2018. Xylem’s offices in Malaysia and the Philippines have raised funds to provide humanitarian aid …

Siemens and Bentley systems strengthen their strategic alliance

30-08-2018
Siemens, Bentley systems, strategic alliance, joint innovation investment programme

In the companies’ latest Alliance Board meeting, Bentley Systems and Siemens decided to further strengthen their strategic alliance. The two companies have decided to extend their existing agreement, to further develop their joint business cooperation and commercial initiatives. Therefore, the joint innovation investment programme will be …

Editor’s pickStockholm Junior Water Prize 2018 won by two Singaporean students

30-08-2018
Stockholm Junior Water Prize 2018, Singapore, reduce graphene oxide

Two students from Singapore, Caleb Liow Jia Le and Johnny Xiao Hong Yu, won the 2018 Stockholm Junior Water Prize for producing reduced graphene oxide, a material that can be used to purify water, from agricultural waste products. Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden presented the prize at an award ceremony during World Water Week …