Latest news and project tracker updates from Asia

Sri Lanka woos foreign firms with water PPPs

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Pioneering DBO and BOT contracts spanning desalination, wastewater and bulk water supply are pulling global names into Sri Lanka. With a new PPP unit established in the Ministry of Finance, the...

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Project Tracker: Asia

Latest news and project tracker updates from Asia

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Chandrawal WTP India 15 Jan 18 The tender has... WTP
Taloja CETP ... India 10 Jan 18 The bid submis... WWTP
Mahuva STP India 10 Jan 18 The bid submis... WWTP
Dahod STP India 10 Jan 18 The bid submis... WWTP
Tharad, Bana... India 10 Jan 18 The bid submis... WWTP

What’s next for FO in China?

A mixture of operational issues, underwhelming industrial project flows, and shareholder pressure to perform seem to have conspired against the development of forward osmosis in China. The market is still looking for new ZLD technologies.

Aussie pension fund in reuse buy

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.

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?

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A new beginning?

There has been a lot written about China and its water market. It continues to make headlines about a lack of clean water to support the massive population and industry it is home to, amid concerns that water tariffs in China are much lower than in the rest of the world. By some estimates, people pay less than $0.50 per cubic metre, compared to $2.00/m3 globally. As demand continues to grow, with further economic development and more sophisticated requirements calling for more water resources, this mismatch between demand and supply will... Read more

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Penyao raises over $200m through IPO and IFC deal

Chinese water project developer Penyao Environmental Protection’s share price has more than doubled...

Water Resources Group shares triple on equity raise

ASX-listed water treatment company Water Resources Group (WRG) saw its share price virtually triple earlier...

Carbonxt to join RWL Water on Aussie stock exchange

Carbonxt, a US technology firm focused on selling non-brominated activated carbon products for removing...

Fluence solidifies China presence in multi-WWTP deal

Decentralised water treatment specialist Fluence has stepped up its presence in China’s growing rural...

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 in brief

A report released this month into 2016’s Havelock North campylobacter gastroenteritis outbreak, which killed four people, has...

Gadkari’s Ganga roadshow

The BJP heavyweight has made his London debut as India’s water minister. Sebastian Lennox asks whether he is the voice of...

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...

ST Marine joins Singapore’s homegrown desal squad

Newcomer ST Marine fought off competition from Sembcorp and Keppel to win the Jurong Island desalination plant. It is now looking to...

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...

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...

A new vantage for Vietnam

What is causing the fervour of excitement around the Vietnamese water market? GWI’s Willy Yeo investigates.

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...

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...