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New body to run A$2bn Aussie water fund Vol 19, Issue 5 (May 2018)

Australia’s new Regional Investment Corporation will manage A$2 billion of federal funds earmarked for water infrastructure to support agricultural and regional development. A need to match funds at a local level means the private sector will be expected to contribute.

ReNu Energy secures capital commitment to expand wastewater portfolio Vol 19, Issue 5 (May 2018)

The Australian project developer wants to grow big quickly. CEO Craig Ricato tell GWI how his new financial backer will make it a reality.

Hunter Water kicks off desal design tender Vol 19, Issue 3 (March 2018)

A staged approach to a conceptual seawater desalination project could provide valuable lessons for other vulnerable communities.

Aussie pension fund in reuse buy Vol 18, Issue 12 (December 2017)

A company owned by pension fund Colonial First State has bought the Kooragang Island water reuse scheme. It is a major step in building a nationwide portfolio.

BEWG secures Australian growth platform Vol 18, Issue 9 (September 2017)

The purchase of Trility will give the Chinese group access to a mature contract portfolio with a high degree of revenue predictability. Not all the contracts are making money.

Asia pacific in brief Vol 18, Issue 7 (July 2017)

Singapore-listed engineer Darco Water Technologies, which is particularly strong in the Malaysian microelectronics industry, has initiated a pilot project using forward osmosis membranes from Denmark’s Aquaporin on semiconductor wastewater streams.

Asia Pacific water in brief Vol 18, Issue 5 (May 2017)

Credit rating agency Moody’s has assigned a Aa2 rating to the new $350 million bond issued by Korean utility K-water, which is documented under a new $2 billion EMTN programme.

Asia water in brief Vol 18, Issue 3 (March 2017)

A landslide victory for Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s ruling BJP party in the elections in Uttar Pradesh (UP) and Uttarakhand has boosted stocks across India, as markets saw a sign of faith in Modi’s landmark policies, including the Ganga river clean-up plan.

Singapore’s De.mem pivots to industrial market ahead of Aussie listing Vol 18, Issue 2 (February 2017)

Venture capital-backed decentralised water treatment firm De.mem is launching an IPO on the Australian Stock Exchange as it looks to raise funds to break into Australia and China. It is targeting the industrial wastewater market with a new nanofiltration product.

Australian technology firms secure foothold in Chinese water market Vol 17, Issue 12 (December 2016)

2016 has seen a flurry of partnerships between water technology companies based in Australia and Chinese SOEs looking for a unique selling point in the battle to clean up China’s environmental pollution. How sustainable is the growth dynamic?