This week’s stories include many “new beginnings”, including Amiad’s new subsidiary in Brazil, OHL Medio Ambiente Inima‘s role in building Baja California’s new (and first) large-scale desalination plant, Sionix Corp‘s first B-O-O in the Bakken Shale Formation in North Dakota, and new products from companies including NanoH2O, Koch Membrane Systems, and Hydranautics. Read below for more on these stories and other water news.
- GE and Osmoflo have formed a strategic alliance that will enable Osmoflo to expand its product portfolio and allow GE to deepen its presence in the Australian water market.
- CDM acquired E3 Consulting Australia, a consultancy specializing in environmental assessments, remediation, sustainability, and coastal and water resources management for industry and government.
- Northern Ireland Water has been awarded a £4.3M extension of its rural wastewater investment program from the Irish Government, bringing the total to more than £22M.
- Amiad Filtration Systems has established Amiad Sistemas de Agua, a wholly-owned subsidiary in Brazil, which will initially target the non-irrigation market. Along with Amiad Andina in Chile, Amiad hopes to accelerate its growth and penetration in South America.
- Pipe-coupling specialist Victaulic is working with Spain’s MTS Pumps in