WorldBriefs: HELCOM launches group to steer Baltic recovery

Also in this report: Better protected seas promised in Marine Bill; Questionnaire on integrated water management; Aquionics appoints VP of sales, marketing; New business structure, fresh new look for Peter Brett Associates; Endress+Hauser to demonstrate working network; Per Aarsleff acquires concrete element plant; JICA to increase cooperation with Peru; What European executives think of global issues; MWC project gets BoI perks; Water sector expertise joins top Homeland Security firm...

In other news below:
-- Better protected seas promised in Marine Bill
-- Questionnaire on integrated water management
-- Aquionics appoints VP of sales, marketing
-- New business structure, fresh new look for Peter Brett Associates
-- Endress+Hauser to demonstrate working network
-- Per Aarsleff acquires concrete element plant
-- JICA to increase cooperation with Peru
-- What European executives think of global issues
-- MWC project gets BoI perks
-- Water sector expertise joins top Homeland Security firm

HELCOM launches group to steer Baltic recovery
HELSINKI -- Representatives of the HELCOM Member States, science community and International Financial Institutions will steer the implementation of the Baltic Sea Action Plan...

Among other recent headlines:

Better protected seas promised in Marine Bill
LONDON -- New marine nature reserves around Britain's coast are among radical plans published by Environment Secretary Hilary Benn....

Questionnaire on integrated water management
ENEA, the organizers of the DesertNet2 project, are inviting stakeholders to offer feedback that will be used to identify needs of the potential users for an integrated water management decision support system.
-- "Questionnaire: English version"
-- "Questionnaire: French version"
-- "Questionnaire: Italian version"
-- "Questionnaire: Spanish version"

Aquionics appoints VP of sales, marketing
ERLANGER, KY, USA -- UV disinfection specialist Aquionics has appointed Kevin Shannon as its new vice president of sales and marketing...

New business structure, fresh new look for Peter Brett Associates
LONDON -- Peter Brett Associates has converted from its previous traditional partnership status to a limited liability partnership as of 1 April, 2008...
Also see: -- "EA sustainable development expert joins Peter Brett Associates"

Endress+Hauser to demonstrate working network
MANCHESTER, UK -- Endress+Hauser will present at the PROFIBUS & PROFINET User Conference 2008 in Stratford-upon-Avon on 24-25 June...

Per Aarsleff acquires concrete element plant
ÅBYHØJ, Denmark-- Per Aarsleff A/S has entered into an agreement on acquisition of an existing concrete element factory in Gothenburg in Sweden effective 1 April 2008...

JICA to increase cooperation with Peru
TOKYO, Japan -- JICA and Peru are discussing increased cooperation in a series of fields including poverty reduction, the environment, global warming, strengthening infrastructure, water and tourism...

What European executives think of global issues
LONDON -- Frost & Sullivan's survey reveals how EU organisations are changing in relation to four key issues...

MWC project gets BoI perks
MANILA -- The Board of Investments has approved Manila Water Company's application as an expanding operator of the P2-billion Antipolo water supply and distribution project on a pioneer status...

Water sector expertise joins top Homeland Security firm
WASHINGTON, DC, USA -- L. Vance Taylor Brings Academic, Legislative Experience to Olive, Edwards & Cooper...

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