WorldBriefs: Mouchel retains position as one of best UK employers

March 10, 2009
Also in this report: U.S. Dept. of Commerce finds unfair dumping of chemicals from India, People's Republic of China; HELCOM conference shows consensus on key building blocks of Baltic recovery plan; Water For People to host conference in Dominican Republic; Ireland's Office of Public Works chooses ISIS for river modeling; Carbon payback of Severn Barrage; Flowserve signs valve manufacturing joint venture with Saudi Arabian business; (more)...

Also in this report:
-- U.S. Dept. of Commerce finds unfair dumping of chemicals from India, People's Republic of China
-- HELCOM conference shows consensus on key building blocks of Baltic recovery plan
-- Water For People to host conference in Dominican Republic
-- Ireland's Office of Public Works chooses ISIS for river modeling
-- Carbon payback of Severn Barrage
-- Flowserve signs valve manufacturing joint venture with Saudi Arabian business
-- Black & Veatch technology leader speaks at Australian desalination, membrane conference
-- Regeneration investment boosts Bury's green space

Mouchel retains position as one of best UK employers
LONDON, UK, Mar. 9, 2009 -- For the second year running, Mouchel has proved itself to be one of the UK's best companies to work for after retaining its position in the Sunday Times' 'Best Big Companies To Work For' league table...
Related Articles
>> Dragons' Den star backs Mouchel Shark Tank initiative

Among other recent headlines:

U.S. Dept. of Commerce finds unfair dumping of chemicals from India, People's Republic of China [.pdf]
WASHINGTON, DC, USA, Mar. 6, 2009 -- The U.S. Department of Commerce announced its affirmative final determinations in the antidumping duty investigations of imports of 1-Hydroxyethylidene-1, 1-Diphosphonic Acid (HEDP) from India and the People's Republic of China. HEDP is used in water treatment, detergents and cleaners, peroxide bleach stabilization, and personal care products...

HELCOM conference shows consensus on key building blocks of Baltic recovery plan
HELSINKI, Finland, Mar. 4, 2009 -- Senior Government Officials, representatives of science and business communities and various organizations from all around the Baltic Sea took part in the Fourth Stakeholder Conference on the HELCOM Baltic Sea Action Plan which was held on 3 March in Helsinki to discuss political, economic and scientific pre-requisites for timely and successfully achieving a healthy Baltic Sea...
Related Articles
>> Opening statement by HELCOM Chairman at stakeholder conference
>> Baltic remains in a bad shape, but some signs of improvement
>> HELCOM to call on IMO to establish ban on sewage discharges from ships in Baltic

Water For People to host conference in Dominican Republic
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, Mar. 4, 2009 -- Water For People, an international, nonprofit development organization dedicated to addressing global water, sanitation and hygiene challenges, has announced that it will be holding a conference on the needs for water and sanitation in the Dominican Republic. The conference will be held on April 15th in Santo Domingo...
Related Articles
>> Water For People shortlisted for US$1M Rio Tinto Prize for Sustainability [.pdf]
>> Water For People co-founder dies
>> Water For People selected as beneficiary for new CIGNA online game [.pdf]

Ireland's Office of Public Works chooses ISIS for river modeling
DUBLIN, Ireland, Mar. 4, 2009 -- The OPW, the state body for flood risk management in Ireland, has chosen ISIS due to its flexible and cost effective tools. ISIS is a leading software package for river modeling...
Related Articles
>> National award for Halcrow project
>> Remembering Sir Alan Muir Wood, "the father of modern tunneling"
>> Innovative educational tool for coastal management

Carbon payback of Severn Barrage [.doc]
LONDON, UK, Mar. 2, 2009 -- The payback period of carbon costs induced by the production, transportation and construction of the materials to be used at the Severn Barrage would be less than six months, according to a recent study published in CIWEM's Water and Environment Journal...
Related Articles
>> Women are key to tackling climate change [.doc]

Flowserve signs valve manufacturing joint venture with Saudi Arabian business
DALLAS, TX, USA, Feb. 24, 2009 -- Flowserve Corporation, a leading provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, has signed a joint venture agreement with S&A Abahsain Co. Ltd., a diverse Saudi Arabian business entity, spanning industry, trading, construction, real estate and services...
Related Articles
>> Flowserve names Lars E. Rosene chief sustainability officer

Black & Veatch technology leader speaks at Australian desalination, membrane conference
SYDNEY, Australia, Feb. 16, 2009 -- Jonathan Clement, a Global Practice and Technology Leader with Black & Veatch's global water business, was an invited speaker at the Australian Water Association's (AWA) third specialty conference on membranes and desalination. The conference was held in Sydney, Australia, from February 11-13...
Related Articles
>> UK Trade & Investment appoints Black & Veatch expert as member of Water Sector Advisory Group

Regeneration investment boosts Bury's green space
CHESHIRE, UK, Feb. 10, 2009 -- The Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA) is to invest £3.8million of regeneration funding into Bury to transform 73 hectares of brownfield land into community woodland. The investment is being made through the NWDA and Forestry Commission program Newlands, which has been billed as land regeneration for the 21st Century because of its focus on the economic and social benefits that can be delivered through environmental improvements...

More Global Headlines
>>CG/LA releases third Latin America infrastructure competitiveness rankings
>>Program updates for IBBK International Biogas 2009 events
>>New date, venue for Water Expo China 2009
>>CSO Technik welcomes Paul Kajtar as national sales manager
>>Crowcon appoints new sales and marketing director
>>Call for Applications: Venice ESWG Summer School on 'Sustainable Use of Water in Agriculture' [.doc]
>>Bern University offers Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Integrated Water Resource Management
>>Bosch Rexroth in Glenrothes celebrates Scottish Environment Week
>>New managing director at Radio-Tech
>>Hozelock appoints new group chief executive
>>Book examines impact of climate change on management of shared freshwater resources
>>COHRE, RWP publication looks at Ghanaian water, sanitation sector
>>Foster Wheeler to supply steam reforming furnace for BP in UK
>>Water lot of Hubbard units for United Utilities
>>Environmental awards open for entries
>>Bangladesh: $ 4.5m Danish help to improve rural water supply
>>Philippines: San Miguel eyes $1-billion water project

***

>> Click here for previous 'WorldBriefs' reports

###