Latest news and project tracker updates from Asia

Hitachi Zosen moves into RO market with Osmoflo buy

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Following its acquisition of a 70% equity stake, Hitz intends to use Osmoflo to tender for large-scale reverse osmosis facilities in the Middle East. How will they fit together?

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Latest news and project tracker updates from Asia

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Linxia WWTP ... China 22 Feb 17 The project ha... WWTP
Global City ... India 22 Feb 17 An RFQ-cum-RFP... Utility
Kundli CETP ... India 22 Feb 17 A tender has b... Reuse
Thane City I India 22 Feb 17 The bid submis... Desal
Chandrawal WTP India 22 Feb 17 The deadline f... WTP

India set to test the market for desalination BOTs

Private finance models feature heavily in the latest flurry of desalination tenders to come out of India. Why are bidders more excited about a design-build-operate opportunity in Chennai?

Local elections loom over Ganga PPPs

As the Modi government rolls out the first of its long-awaited hybrid annuity PPPs for wastewater treatment in the Ganga river basin, state elections are threatening the programme with yet more delays. What is going on behind the scenes?

Indian water pure-play seeking strategic partner to boost sales to $100m per year

Rean Water Tech, a young municipal water pure-play set up by former managers of Swach Environment, is looking for a strategic partner to achieve its dream of reaching $100 million in annual revenues within five years. MD Hitesh Arora spoke to GWI...

Singapore’s De.mem pivots to industrial market ahead of Aussie listing

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...

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Money dearest

Trump is truly changing the world, from building walls to pulling out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and barring citizens of certain Muslim countries from stepping foot on American soil – all of which had been highly divisive amongst the electorate and foreign election-watchers alike. One wonders now if his economic and tax policies seeking to boost domestic economic growth, in many ways at the expense of international advancement and prosperity, will be realised as well. In this threepart series, I will look at how Asia will be impacted,... Read more

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CSD Water tees up Shanghai stock listing

Chinese EPC contractor and BOT developer CSD Water Service has received approval from the China Securities...

Poten Enviro gets green light for Shanghai IPO

Poten Environment – the Chinese project developer and engineer formed through a management buyout of...

Kurita boosts US sales with Fremont Industries buy

Japanese chemicals and ultrapure water specialist Kurita this week completed its acquisition of Fremont...

Cardinal pulls the plug on Chinese investment deal

Cardinal Resources, a manufacturer of containerised, solar-powered, rural water treatment systems, has...

China Industrial Water Markets:  Opportunities and partnerships in the new focus on industrial wastewater treatment

The introduction of more stringent environmental regulations will drive increased investment in advanced water treatment technologies within the Chinese industrial sector. Find out how this development is creating opportunities for international companies to break into the Chinese industrial water market. 

Asia water in brief

Privately held Chinese water project developer Poten Environment is due to list on the Shanghai stock exchange on 17 February....

Chinese correction reverses 2015 gains for Asian ...

Choppy Chinese stock markets undermined the performance of GWI’s Asia stock index last year, as compliance worries were...

Kurita accelerates overseas expansion with two ne...

Kurita has developed a taste for mergers and acquisitions after whetting its appetite in Europe in 2015. Two deals in January offer...

New memsys owners outline industrial water strategy

Last quarter, a group of former Heilongjiang Interchina executives picked up the German membrane distiller for a fraction of its...

China water in brief

Shenzhen-listed Safbon Water Service completed its acquisition of 68% of troubled ceramic membrane maker ItN Nanovation at the end...

2017: resolutions or dissolutions?

What does 2017 have in store for the Asian water market? GWI’s Willy Yeo takes stock and looks ahead.

Asia water in brief

Ratings agencies S&P Global and Fitch have both placed Aquasure’s senior secured debt issue rating on negative watch to...

Asia water in brief

Ratings agencies S&P Global and Fitch have both placed Aquasure’s senior secured debt issue rating on negative watch to...

Vietnam’s largest water utility prepares for IPO

SAWACO is gearing up to sell between 35% and 49% of its equity on the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange in 2017 or 2018. The...

Vietnam pushes privatisation agenda

The privatisation process of Vietnam’s water utilities is in full swing. Water players may have a second bite at the apple...

World Bank tees up $400m support package for $1.7...

The Vietnamese Ministry of Construction has rebooted an old plan for large-scale water treatment plants on the Hau and Tien rivers....

CT Environmental fights back against short seller...

Following an attack from a short seller, CT Environmental Group’s stock has lost 32% of its value, despite a robust defence...

Australian technology firms secure foothold in Ch...

2016 has seen a flurry of partnerships between water technology companies based in Australia and Chinese SOEs looking for a unique...

Asia water in brief

Singapore-listed water project developer Moya Holdings Asia has agreed to set up a joint venture, tentatively named PT Water...