Water & Wastewater News Archive 2011
Jacobs Appointed to Carry Out Major Flood Study of River Shannon
Jacobs Engineering Group awarded Shannon Catchment Flood Risk Assessment and Management (CFRAM) study, a major study of flooding on the River Shannon, by the Office of Public Works in Ireland.
01/03/2011 More »
Mott MacDonald Appointed on Northumbrian Water Framework
Mott MacDonald appointed by Northumbrian Water Limited as one of four consultants on its Technical Services framework in the UK. Framework covers Northumbrian Water's operating areas in the north east as well as Essex and Suffolk.
07/02/2011 More »
AMEC Acquires Water and Mining Environmental and Engineering Consulting Firm
AMEC acquires BCI Engineers and Scientists, Inc., a Florida-based consulting firm focused on the water and mining sectors.
02/02/2011 More »
Mott MacDonald Chosen for Four-country African Water Study
Mott MacDonald appointed by the European Investment Bank to carry out multi country preparation studies for investments in the African water sector.
01/02/2011 More »
Mott MacDonald Assesses Flood Risks for Scottish Water
Mott MacDonald appointed as consultants by Scottish Water to provide flood risk assessments of 292 of the water company's assets at sites across mainland Scotland and its surrounding islands.
11/01/2011 More »
E.ON Plans to Enlarge Waldeck 2 Pumped-storage Hydroelectric Station
E.ON intends to considerably enlarge capacity of Waldeck pumped-storage hydroelectric station on Lake Eder in the federal state of Hesse in central Germany building a new 300 megawatt pumped-storage plant next to the existing Waldeck 2 facility in 2012.
23/12/2010 More »
SNC-Lavalin Acquires Hydrosult
SNC-Lavalin acquires Hydrosult, an internationally recognized Montreal-based consulting firm specialized in the water sector. Founded in 1980, the firm has been operating internationally for 30 years, providing planning, management and engineering services in all areas of the water sector.
21/12/2010 More »
Mott MacDonald Appointed as Technical Adviser for Moldova Irrigation Reform Programme
Mott MacDonald appointed by Millennium Challenge Account on behalf of the Government of Moldova to provide technical assistance for the Irrigation Sector Reform Activity to improve Moldova's overall capacity to manage limited water resources amid increasing water demand.
21/12/2010 More »
AMEC's Entec Business Reappointed to Northumbrian Water Frameworks
AMEC's Entec business appointed to Northumbrian Water Limited's AMP5 Technical Services and Commercial Services frameworks, commencing in April 2011. Both frameworks will run for up to 10 years, following an initial four year term renewable by a further four and two years.
20/12/2010 More »
Eni Signs Memorandum of Understanding for Social Project in Libya
Eni and the Libyan Government today signed a MoU for the realization of a social project in the El Agheila area, located in the Gulf of Sirte some 280 km west of Bengazi, Libya.
19/12/2010 More »
Mott MacDonald to Carry Out Climate Resilience Studies in Tajikistan
Mott MacDonald appointed by the Asian Development Bank to carry out climate resilience planning and capacity building in Tajikistan.
17/12/2010 More »
SNC-Lavalin Awarded Design, Construction, Operations and Maintenance Contract in Alberta
SNC-Laval awarded contract to design, build, operate and maintain a workforce lodge for oil sands workers in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada.
08/12/2010 More »
JGC Awarded Water Treatment Project in Saudi-Kuwait Neutral Zone
JGC Gulf International, JGC Corporation's subsidiary in Saudi Arabia, awarded the Water Treatment Facilities - Phase 3 (Onshore) project by Khafji Joint Operations, a joint venture between Aramco Gulf Operations and Kuwait Gulf Oil Company.
11/11/2010 More »
SNC-Lavalin Awarded New Multi-faceted Contract to Extend Capacity of Libya's Great Man-made River Project
SNC-Lavalin awarded $450 million contract by the Great Man Made River Authority in Libya to develop the Al Kufra Wellfield. This is part of the major GMMR water supply system currently under construction to transport potable water from the southern Libyan desert to urban centres in the north.
26/10/2010 More »
Jacobs Receives Contract from United Utilities in the UK
Jacobs Engineering Group secures framework contract with United Utilities. The appointment will run for the Asset Management Programme 5 period to 2015.
19/10/2010 More »
SNC-Lavalin and Alusa Join Forces for Infrastructure Projects in Brazil
SNC-Lavalin and Alusa Engenharia Ltda of Brazil announce the formation of a cooperation alliance between their two companies focused on large-scale infrastructure engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) packages and concession opportunities.
05/10/2010 More »
Jacobs Receives Five-Year Contract From Millennium Challenge Corporation
Jacobs Engineering Group receives five-year indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract to provide a broad range of professional services to the Millennium Challenge Corporation. The contract has a maximum value of $50 million.
05/10/2010 More »
Mott MacDonald Bentley to Provide Project Control Services for Cambridge Water
Mott MacDonald Bentley, the integrated joint venture between consultant Mott MacDonald and contractor JN Bentley Ltd, appointed to oversee the maintenance and replacement of existing assets, plus the provision of new assets, for the Cambridge Water Company.
04/10/2010 More »
Mott MacDonald is Design Engineer on 960MW Tarbela 4th Extension in Pakistan
Mott MacDonald, in joint venture with Coyne et Bellier of France, appointed by the Water and Power Development Authority of Pakistan as design engineer for the 4th extension project at Tarbela Dam situated on the Indus River.
30/09/2010 More »
Jacobs Receives Contract from Hydrogen Energy California
Jacobs Engineering receives contract from Hydrogen Energy California to provide professional engineering services for the company's water treatment and zero liquid discharge facility in Bakersfield, California, USA.
22/09/2010 More »
Mott MacDonald Opens Uganda Office
Mott MacDonald opens East Africa office in Kampala, Uganda to support development across the region. Mott MacDonald already has a strong presence in Uganda through its established portfolio of transportation, water, environment, health and education projects.
22/09/2010 More »
Mott MacDonald Opens New Office in the Western Balkans
Mott MacDonald opens new office in Serbia as part of its expansion plans for the Western Balkans. The official launch of Mott MacDonald's Belgrade office was held at the residence of H.E. Mr Stephen Wordsworth, British Ambassador to Serbia, on 16 September 2010.
16/09/2010 More »
Mott MacDonald Appointed on Room for the River Projects in the Netherlands
Mott MacDonald appointed by Rijkswaterstaat to provide technical and spatial management for two Room for the River projects in the Rhine river basin in the Netherlands. Mott MacDonald will manage all technical studies and stakeholder engagement.
13/09/2010 More »
KBR Awarded Contract by Asian Development Bank to Develop Water Sector Study in Samoa
KBR awarded contract by the Asian Development Bank to undertake the preparation for a proposed water sector project. KBR will prepare a national Sanitation Master Plan, a draft Land Use Plan for the Samoan capital, Apia, and a Greater Apia Integrated Water Supply, Sanitation and Drainage Master Plan.
23/08/2010 More »
Mott MacDonald Opens Offices in Australia and Acquires Consultant Hughes Trueman
Mott MacDonald sets up formal operations in South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales, opening offices in Adelaide and Melbourne, and acquiring independent employee owned Sydney and Canberra based consultant Hughes Trueman.
16/08/2010 More »
Atkins to Design Wessex Water's Largest Ever Trunk Mains Grid to Improve Water Security
Atkins appointed to a number of Wessex Water's workstream framework agreements for the AMP5 investment period, including the water company's largest ever new mains project, the Water Supply Grid.
09/08/2010 More »
Petrofac Awarded Water Injection Project with Kuwait Oil Company
Petrofac awarded KD123 million (approximately US$430 million) contract by Kuwait Oil Company for engineering, procurement and construction of effluent water and central sea water injection facilities.
09/08/2010 More »
Proposed Acquisition of The PBSJ Corporation by WS Atkins plc
WS Atkins plc enters into definitive merger agreement to acquire The PBSJ Corporation for a cash consideration of US$280 million (c.£178 million), unanimously recommended by the boards of Atkins and PBSJ.
02/08/2010 More »
Mott MacDonald Appointed on Indian Urban Development Project
Mott MacDonald to lead consortium that will provide design, construction supervision and management consultancy services on major sewerage and waste management project in India.
21/07/2010 More »
KBR and Alliance Partners to Build Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant
KBR appointed to an alliance that will design and build one of the world's largest advanced tertiary wastewater treatment plants for Melbourne Water in Melbourne, Australia.
20/07/2010 More »
Jacobs Forms Delivery Partnership With Scottish Water to Deliver Water Infrastructure Capital Program in Scotland
New joint venture company brings together Scottish Water with Jacobs Engineering UK Ltd, Veolia Water UK Plc and Laing O'Rourke Infrastructure Ltd. Jacobs to also provide health and safety leadership and asset maintenance advice.
20/07/2010 More »
Mott MacDonald Appointed to Assist with Water Management Study in Uzbekistan
Mott MacDonald, in support of Temelsu International Engineering Services, appointed by the Project Implementation Unit for Water Infrastructures of the Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources of the Republic of Uzbekistan to assist in improving and rehabilitating the water management system serving the South Karakalpakstan irrigated area.
06/07/2010 More »