Latest news and project tracker updates from Asia

ST Marine joins Singapore’s homegrown desal squad

Asia pacific final

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...

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Project Tracker: Asia

Latest news and project tracker updates from Asia

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Ulaanbaatar ... Mongolia 20 Nov 17 The Mongolian ... WWTP
Jurong Islan... Singapore 16 Nov 17 The Tuas Power... Desal
Indore Smart... India 14 Nov 17 The bid submis... Utility
Kolkata CETPs India 14 Nov 17 The bid submis... WWTP
Visakh Refin... India 14 Nov 17 An internation... WWTP

Assessing China’s dominance of the global PPP market

Over half of the world’s water and wastewater treatment PPPs are in China, according to GWI WaterData. The massive backlog of capacity under construction will catapult developers even higher on the list of global private water companies next...

Jakarta concessions shaken but stable after court ruling

An Indonesian Supreme Court judgement published last month was vocal in its condemnation of Jakarta’s water concessions, although it stopped short of terminating the contracts. What happens next?

Suez and Astratel sell out of Palyja

Rumours that the Salim Group is behind the buyers of an Indonesian water concession have been categorically denied by a group company. What do we know?

India backtracks on treated sewage quality

A surprise turnaround by an Indian ministry on effluent standards will disappoint technology vendors, but is a net plus for Indian water.

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A new vantage for Vietnam

Vietnam is heating up. Last month, a local and a foreign company made news by muscling into the fledgling market that in many ways mirrors China 15 years ago. DNP Water, a subsidiary of Hanoi-listed conglomerate Dong Nai Plastic Company, is in discussions with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) as it seeks to expand its parent company’s water portfolio, currently covering five projects nationally. The negotiations with the IFC – involving a loan and potential equity injection – are a statement that a company with strong local... Read more

Padlock GWI Briefing: Asia

Marubeni to sell Anhui Guozhen stake to province

Japanese trading house Marubeni Corporation has agreed to sell its remaining 12.9% stake in private Chinese...

Recalibrating Afghanistan’s private water market

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has sent out a request for information ahead of a...

China’s CCCI enters the Canadian water market

Chinese infrastructure giant CCCC International Holding Limited (CCCI) today embarked on a new phase of...

Darco to net S$19.6m from new strategic shareholder

Singapore-listed engineer Darco Water Technologies has agreed to sell 29.5% of its enlarged equity for up...

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. 

Evolving Chinese PPP market reshuffles the pack f...

As the early pioneers of the Chinese PPP market pack up and head for home, and as the first BOT contracts begin to expire, GWI maps...

Asia water in brief

Indian concessionaire SPML has signed an agreement with 11 banks, led by Canara Bank, to swap INR5.5 billion ($83 million) of...

Asia water in brief

SJW Group completed the sale of Texas Water Alliance Limited to the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority on 16 November for $31 million....

Darco-InfraCo team pioneers water concessions in ...

A Singapore government-brokered partnership between Darco Water Technologies and InfraCo Asia is treading virgin ground for foreign...

InfraCo Asia dives into water sector

A joint venture with Darco will be InfraCo Asia’s first investment in the water and wastewater treatment industry. It will be...

IFC eyes Vietnam water player DNP

Dong Nai Plastic Company, which has built up a portfolio of five water projects and utilities in Vietnam, has piqued the IFC’s...

K-water launches Korean SMEs abroad while scaling...

With the Asia Water Council’s initiatives abroad gathering pace, K-water has set up a platform for channelling Korean SMEs to...

New Zealand alliance activity picks up pace

Two councils are embracing alliances as a way of streamlining water, wastewater and stormwater services. Splitting plant and network...

Asia Pacific water in brief

Chinese state-owned giant Shenhua Group has awarded the engineering and procurement contracts for coal-to-chemical and mining...

Reflections on water

Chinese water companies have a responsibility to drive the industry forward, argues Willy Yeo.

Ganga PPP awards herald sewage treatment bonanza

India’s central government has awarded the first two of its long-awaited hybrid annuity wastewater PPP projects. The next...

HNB courts foreigners for Haridwar

Although it is well established in India’s sewage treatment market, HNB Engineers has no experience of executing PPPs. It is...

Interest builds in rare New Zealand DBFO

The first sizeable PPP to emerge in the New Zealand water sector for more than a decade is generating considerable interest from the...

BEWG secures Australian growth platform

The purchase of Trility will give the Chinese group access to a mature contract portfolio with a high degree of revenue...