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Summits conclude with $15b in deals and tie-ups

Published on Jun 9, 2014 12:50 PM

The World Cities Summit, Singapore International Water Week and CleanEnviro Summit held last week (June 1 to 4) produced close to $15 billion worth of projects, tenders, investments and other deals, said organisers on Monday (June 9).

At the sixth Singapore International Water Week, Singapore-based De.Mem signed letters of intent with two Vietnamese companies to build two water treatment plants in projects valued at around $15 million, while Sembcorp Industries will acquire and upgrade a wastewater treatment plant in a Jiangsu industrial park.

Meanwhile, national water agency PUB signed memorandums of understanding (MOUs) with three firms here, Evoqua, Anaergia and Grundfos, to conduct research in electrochemical desalination technology, waste-to-energy, and efficient pump solutions respectively.

In all the value of projects awarded, tenders, investments and MOUs at Water Week came up to $14.5 billion.

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