1479 articles in Americas

ERI quashes sale rumours after CEO shuffle Vol 19, Issue 3 (March 2018)

Observers were quick to connect the surprise departure of Joel Gay last month with the delayed commercialisation of Energy Recovery’s VorTeq product, fanning rumours of a possible takeover by Schlumberger. New CEO Chris Gannon sets the record straight.

Water Planet eyes the next big thing in water Vol 19, Issue 3 (March 2018)

Having spun off its membrane manufacturing division, where can the California-based company go next? GWI speaks to CEO Eric Hoek.

$1.1bn Aclara acquisition propels Hubbell into smart water Vol 19, Issue 3 (March 2018)

Private equity firm Sun Capital looks to have made a spectacular return on its investment in Aclara, while providing buyer Hubbell Incorporated with a coveted smart utility offering. Is the electrical equipment giant committed to its new-found water exposure?

Aegea hits the big time with Manaus deal Vol 19, Issue 3 (March 2018)

With elections looming in Brazil, greenfield expansion opportunities in water service provision are few and far between. Aegea Saneamento’s latest bid to join the big league will see it acquire a former Suez concession with a colourful history.

Making water the hot trend Vol 19, Issue 3 (March 2018)

It’s time for water leaders to shift to the demand side of the business equation, argues Debra Coy.

Americas in brief Vol 19, Issue 3 (March 2018)

The snowpack in California stood at just 40% of normal as GWI went to press, little more than two weeks out from the key 1st April season’s end.

Trump’s plan hatches reforms to boost private water Vol 19, Issue 2 (February 2018)

The blueprint released this month includes a host of canny policy shifts which could meaningfully improve the landscape for the private sector.

Veolia North America finds new strategies for growth after PPS fails to make headway Vol 19, Issue 2 (February 2018)

The French company is no longer pursuing its Peer Performance Solutions business model, despite its early success with New York City. Instead, CEO Bill DiCroce is bolstering its regional outsourcing sales force, and accelerating its expansion on the industrial side

Making peace with Pittsburgh Vol 19, Issue 2 (February 2018)

At first, the city looked like an opportunity. It turned into a public relations nightmare.

Progress, but with the odd hiccough Vol 19, Issue 2 (February 2018)

The biggest player in the North American contract operations market is getting back to its winning ways, but not every customer is overwhelmed by Veolia’s proposition.