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MegaProject 894: WTE bids lowest on Kuwait wastewater

MegaProject 894: WTE bids lowest on Kuwait wastewater

🕔Mar 24, 2017

The consortium led by WTE Wassertechnik GmbH Group (WTE) bid lowest on the Umm Al Hayman wastewater project in Kuwait, offering a price 6% below rival bidder Kharafi National KSC.

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Six firms shortlisted for Oman desalination project

Six firms shortlisted for Oman desalination project

🕔Mar 22, 2017

Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) has announced that six bidders have been pre-qualified in relation to the RFQ for the development of a water desalination plant in Khasab.

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Suez and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec buy GE Water

Suez and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec buy GE Water

🕔Mar 21, 2017

SUEZ has announced that, together with Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, it has entered into a binding agreement to purchase GE Water & Process Technologies from General Electric Company for €3.2 billion (US$3.4 billion) enterprise value in an all‐cash transaction. 

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Macquarie sells final stake in Thames Water for £1.35bn

Macquarie sells final stake in Thames Water for £1.35bn

🕔Mar 16, 2017

Macquarie has announced that Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 2 (MEIF2), together with two other Macquarie-managed funds, have agreed to sell a combined 26.3 per cent interest in Kemble Water Holdings Limited, the ultimate holding company of Thames Water Utilities Limited. MEIF2 is managed by the Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) division of Macquarie.

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China Everbright water secures multiple wastewater upgrading projects

China Everbright water secures multiple wastewater upgrading projects

🕔Mar 15, 2017

China Everbright Water Limited has announced that it has secured three waste water treatment upgrading projects, involving a total investment of approximately CNY210 million (US$30.36 million).

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ADB, Dynagreen, 10 Banks Partner to Boost Clean Waste-to-Energy PPP in China

ADB, Dynagreen, 10 Banks Partner to Boost Clean Waste-to-Energy PPP in China

🕔Mar 7, 2017

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed agreements with 10 commercial banks to support Dynagreen Environmental Protection Group (Dynagreen) in clean municipal waste-to-energy (WTE) projects with advanced technologies in small and medium-sized cities in the People’s Republic of China (PRC).

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Everbright secures several greentech PPP projects

Everbright secures several greentech PPP projects

🕔Mar 7, 2017

China Everbright International Limited has announced that it has recently secured three greentech projects, including the Henan Sheqi Integrated Biomass and Waste-to-Energy Projects and the Jiangsu Lianshui Biomass Electricity and Heat Cogeneration Project, with a total investment of CNY857 million (US$124 million).

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Shanks completes takeover of Van Gansewinkel

Shanks completes takeover of Van Gansewinkel

🕔Mar 3, 2017

UK-listed waste company Shanks has completed its €497 million (US$528 million) takeover of Van Gansewinkel Group (VGG) of the Netherlands, renaming the new combined entity Renewi.

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ADB, Dynagreen, 10 Banks Partner to Boost Clean Waste-to-Energy PPP in China

ADB, Dynagreen, 10 Banks Partner to Boost Clean Waste-to-Energy PPP in China

🕔Mar 3, 2017

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed agreements with 10 commercial banks to support Dynagreen Environmental Protection Group (Dynagreen) in clean municipal waste-to-energy (WTE) projects with advanced technologies in small and medium-sized cities in the People’s Republic of China (PRC).

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Four companies shortlisted for Singapore’s fifth desalination plant

Four companies shortlisted for Singapore’s fifth desalination plant

🕔Feb 23, 2017

The plant will be built on Jurong Island under a Design-Build-Own-Operate (DBOO) model. It will add another 137,000 cubic metres, or approximately 30 million imperial gallons of desalinated water (mgd) a day to Singapore’s water supply, enhancing water supply resilience.

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Hastings-managed clients acquire further 50 percent of UK South East Water

Hastings-managed clients acquire further 50 percent of UK South East Water

🕔Feb 13, 2017

Hastings Funds Management Limited announced today that it had completed the acquisition from La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) of a further 50 percent of South East Water (SEW) on behalf of entities within the Desjardins Group and other managed clients.

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Bird Construction selected as preferred bidder for Hamilton Biosolids Project

Bird Construction selected as preferred bidder for Hamilton Biosolids Project

🕔Feb 9, 2017

Harbour City Solutions consortium has been selected as the preferred proponent to design, build, finance, operate and maintain, a biosolids management project for the City of Hamilton, Ontario (Canada).

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Cayman Islands hires advisors for waste project

Cayman Islands hires advisors for waste project

🕔Feb 3, 2017

The goverment of Cayman Islands has hired the services of legal advisors to structure the bidding process or the Integrated Solid Waste Management System (ISWMS) on PPP scheme

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MegaProject 859: Peru presents a $14.4 billion portfolio

MegaProject 859: Peru presents a $14.4 billion portfolio

🕔Feb 2, 2017

The Peruvian Private Investment Promotion Agency (ProInversión) presented the portfolio of high-potential projects to be awarded by the Institution between 2017 and 2018, pointing out the positive impact of the PPPs not only to boost the national economy, but also to benefit all Peruvians.

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Indonesia to tender 3 water PPP projects

Indonesia to tender 3 water PPP projects

🕔Feb 1, 2017

The Government of Indonesia is to launch a tender process for three public-private partnership (PPP) drinking water projects in Bandar Lampung (Lampung), Jatiluhur (West Java) and in Karian (Banten).

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Morocco launches RFEOI for irrigation project in Dakhla

Morocco launches RFEOI for irrigation project in Dakhla

🕔Jan 25, 2017

The Department of Agriculture of Morocco has launched the Request for Expression of Interest for a project to desalinate seawater with a view to creating an irrigation perimeter for this region.

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 Lagos State tenders water PPP

Lagos State tenders water PPP

🕔Jan 23, 2017

The Lagos State Government, Nigeria, through Lagos Water Corporation (LWC) has launched a Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEOI) for the “Water Distribution Network, metering and Operation/Management of New 70MGD Adiyan Phase II Water Treatment Plant”. 

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Governador Valadares cancels solid waste PPP

Governador Valadares cancels solid waste PPP

🕔Jan 17, 2017

The city of Governador Valadares, located in Minas Gerais (Brazil), has canceled the tender process and, consequently, the public-private partnership (PPP) contract for a waste project, concluded in December 2015.

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IDB Infrastructure Fund II acquires stake in water business in the UAE

IDB Infrastructure Fund II acquires stake in water business in the UAE

🕔Jan 12, 2017

Asma Capital has agreed to buy a stake in Utico, a private United Arab Emirates utility company of the water business, in a deal worth US$147 million.

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Sembcorp sells 49% stake in Yancheng China Water Co

Sembcorp sells 49% stake in Yancheng China Water Co

🕔Jan 11, 2017

Sembcorp Industries announces has completed the divestment of its entire 49% stake in Yancheng China Water Co to Yancheng City Municipal Utilities Investment Company for CNY260 million (US$53 million).

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