188 articles in Singapore

ST Marine joins Singapore’s homegrown desal squad Vol 18, Issue 11 (November 2017)

Newcomer ST Marine fought off competition from Sembcorp and Keppel to win the Jurong Island desalination plant. It is now looking to build up a water business in Southeast Asia and the Arabian Gulf. Can its success be replicated outside of Singapore?

Dramatic drubbings Vol 18, Issue 8 (August 2017)

Willy Yeo shares his views on the recent tumultuous events at two of Singapore’s leading water companies.

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.

Indonesian magnate Salim builds regional water player Vol 18, Issue 7 (July 2017)

Singapore-listed minnow Moya has swallowed Acuatico, a rival developer with nearly ten times its revenue. The deal was made possible by the backing of tycoon Anthoni Salim, whose interests extend to Filipino concessionaire Maynilad. What will come next?

Asia water in brief Vol 18, Issue 6 (June 2017)

Chinese project developer Penyao Environmental Protection, which used to trade on the Singapore stock Exchange as Asia Environment Holdings until it was bought by private equity in 2011, is negotiating a $100 million loan with the International Finance Corporation.

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 Pacific water in brief Vol 18, Issue 4 (April 2017)

A draft of a Ganga Act, which would legislate on crimes against the river, was handed to the Indian Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation on 12 April.

U-turns Vol 18, Issue 3 (March 2017)

The future role of PPPs in Egypt’s water infrastructure development looks uncertain after the country’s government made a U-turn on the massive Abu Rawash wastewater project and decided to fund it directly – more than a year after...

Singaporean desalination supremo Hyflux’s great sell- off continued to evolve this month, with a 70% stake in its landmark Tuaspring IWPP the next to be put on the block. The chances are that the divestment has been on the cards for a while, but the timing of the announcement...

Indonesian authorities are hoping they can capitalise on the momentum behind the financial close of the Umbulan Spring water supply project to revive other water PPPs previously rejected by bidders in 2015...

Meanwhile, observers were surprised to see the authorities in Mongolia pump life back into a wastewater BOT tender which was abandoned both by experienced developers and the project evaluation committee last year...

Hyflux to offload 70% of Tuaspring Vol 18, Issue 3 (March 2017)

The Tuaspring IWPP has joined the Tianjin Dagang desalination plant on the block. What does Hyflux have left?

Asia water in brief Vol 17, Issue 12 (December 2016)

Singapore-listed water project developer Moya Holdings Asia has agreed to set up a joint venture, tentatively named PT Water Tecnologia Indonesia, with Filipino water concessionaire Maynilad to pursue NRW and wastewater management projects in Indonesia.