121 articles about "Veolia Water"
Veolia CEO Henri Proglio wants to generate more business in Latin America. Leticia Lozano uncovers a joint venture plan that could give a new face to private water in the region.
The rush to sign joint ventures in the Middle East this month has seen Veolia join forces with Mubadala. The mix of financial muscle and water expertise is mouthwatering
* China’s Yunnan Province plans to raise its urban wastewater treatment coverage rate from 40% to 80% by the end of 2012.
* Aqua America’s share price dropped more than 6% after the company again failed to hit quarterly earnings targets. Aqua’s Q1 revenues were up just 1.4% at USD139.3 million,
* SUEZ Environment and its long-term local partner, New World Services, will jointly acquire a 15% stake in Chongqing Water Group for approximately €140 million (RMB1.5 billion).
The US contract ops market seems to have settled into a kind of rhythm. The major players have accepted that achieving growth can be a frustratingly slow process.
A dip in design-build revenues in 2007 meant that the ‘big six’ firms posted lower combined turnover than in 2006. A healthy pipeline could reverse the trend in 2008.
Veolia Water’s newly established Abu Dhabi office underlines the French water major’s bullishness towards region. With a €3.4 billion backlog of water-related work in the Gulf, they are right to be optimistic.
* Rio de Janeiro State water company Cedae may issue BRL500 million (US$305 million) of debentures as a means of testing the market ahead of an IPO in late 2008/early 2009, State finance secretary Joaquim Levy told reporters in early March.
* Investors cut 10% off the Veolia Environnement share price after the company announced a 22.5% increase in net profits in 2007, to €933.2 million.