9 Results for blue economy

A report from the World Economic Forum last month has provided a road map for the future of the blue economy. Harnessing the Fourth Industrial Revolution for Water identifies challenges to water and looks for solutions in emergent technologies and their applications. The report examines how Internet of Things (IoT),…

October 04, 2018 @ 12:11pm

A Commonwealth proposal to create a Blue Charter of principles for sustainable ocean development has been greeted with the enthusiastic support of governments, the Queen, the Prime Minister of Fiji, and partners at this week’s UN Ocean Conference. The Blue Charter includes a proposal to reduce our dependency on single-use…

April 19, 2018 @ 8:50am

PureBlue’s Aqualyst, a U.S.-based business and technology catalyst that provides customized services to accelerate, commercialize, and scale high-impact water technologies and technology businesses is accepting applications for its 14-week program. The program helps early to mid-stage companies in North America expand pilots, sales, licensing and/or an exit with less capital,…

April 17, 2018 @ 8:05am

Ottawa’s BluMetric Environmental Inc. has announced revenue of $7.6 million and net income of $101,000 for the first quarter of fiscal 2018, ended December 31st, 2017. In the last quarter, BluMetric continued to focus on key markets and key clients to support its growth. The mining, government, food & beverage, military, industrial wastewater, and…

March 01, 2018 @ 9:50am

Oakville, Ontario’s Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (APUC) has entered into an agreement to create a joint venture (AAGES) with Seville, Spain-based Abengoa, S.A. (Abengoa) to identify, develop, and construct clean energy and water infrastructure assets with a global focus. Concurrently with the creation of the AAGES joint venture, APUC…

November 02, 2017 @ 12:22pm

The Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF) and Water Research Foundation (WRF) have announced a merger into one water research organization. “The integration of WE&RF and WRF is a forward-focused, positive change that will bring tremendous value to the water sector, including WEF and its members,” said WEF Executive Director…

October 16, 2017 @ 3:51pm

Today, SUEZ has announced that, together with Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (having a 30 per cent stake), it has completed the acquisition of former GE Water & Process Technologies (GE Water) for $4.7 billion CAD enterprise value in an all‐cash transaction, effective as of September 30th, 2017.…

October 02, 2017 @ 10:49am

The Value of Water Campaign, supported by founding member Water Environment Federation (WEF), has released a new report that found closing the investment gap in U.S. water infrastructure would create 1.3 million jobs and generate $220 billion in economic activity. The analysis also found a severe economic cost to inaction.…

March 22, 2017 @ 12:34pm

The City of Charlottetown plans to transition its current wastewater treatment facility, or pollution control plant, to a resource recovery facility that would have long-term financial, environmental, and social benefits for the Greater Charlottetown Area. Project components that are currently being considered include renewable energy production, biosolid drying, and end-use…

March 15, 2017 @ 6:49am