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How technology will reinvent water utilities Vol 19, Issue 4 (April 2018)

The Public Utilities Board’s most recent call for innovation sees Singapore’s water pioneer pushing ahead with its low-energy and smart water activities to transform its operations. GWI finds out where the new focus of research fits into its wider technology strategy.

The twisted tale of Tuaspring Vol 19, Issue 3 (March 2018)

Hyflux’s fortunes are tied to that of its largest asset: Asia’s first IWPP. What was meant to be the firm’s crowning glory has decimated its market value. What happens next?

Wheels within wheels Vol 19, Issue 1 (January 2018)

David Lloyd Owen takes a look at how a utility can sustain itself – even in the face of ongoing water insecurity.

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.