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  • Water & Wastewater Pipe to 2016

    US demand for water and wastewater pipe is expected to rise more than ten percent per year to $18.3 billion in 2016. Gains will rebound strongly from the declining demand experienced during the 2006-2011 period, in which pipe markets were negatively impacted by the 2007- 2009 recession. Going forward, rising demand will be fueled by a more favorable environment for public infrastructure spending, ...


  • US Water & Wastewater Pipe Market Demand Worth $18.3B in 2016

    Gains will rebound strongly from the declining demand experienced during the 2006-2011 period, in which pipe markets were negatively impacted by the 2007- 2009 recession. Going forward, rising demand will be fueled by a more favorable environment for public infrastructure spending, following severe budgetary constraints in 2011 which caused many major state and municipal projects to be delayed. ...


  • GF Piping Systems to be Featured on `Tanked` - Animal Planet`s Popular TV Reality Show October 24, 2014

    GF Piping Systems, the leading supplier of pipe, fittings, manual and actuated valves, and sensors and instrumentation for a wide variety of applications including water treatment, cooling and chemical conveyance, will be featured on "Tanked"... the popular reality TV show on Animal Planet. The show will air on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014 at 7pm PST (10pm EST) and again at 10pm PST. Check your local ...

  • Mains cleaning system wins award

    New pipeline technology developed in association with UK utility Northumbrian Water has scooped a national award for innovation. Gateshead-based Hydrascan Ltd received the prize at the UK Society for Trenchless Technology (UKSTT) Awards for its Typhoon system designed to clean water mains. The typhoon system was developed in response to a challenge set by Northumbrian Water for an ...

  • ADS Jim Goddard Named TRB Emeritus Member

    James Goddard, who recently retired from Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) as the company's Chief Engineer, was named Member Emeritus of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Committee on Subsurface Soil-Structure Interaction. The announcement was made during the TRB's 91st annual meeting held in January 2012. Goddard received the honor for his years of service to ...

  • New Storm Water Inlet Filter Design Program Announced by ADS

    A new online software program to select the proper components and design an inlet filter unit for a storm water drainage system is now available from Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS), the world's largest manufacturer of corrugated high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe. The step-by-step FLEXSTORM® Product Configurator is available free of charge at ...

  • Armtec Infrastructure Inc. enters into loan agreement and warrant agreement with Brookfield

    Armtec Infrastructure Inc. ("Armtec" or the "Company") (TSX: ARF and ARF.DB) today announced that, following receipt of conditional listing approval from the TSX, it has entered into a Loan Agreement and Warrant Agreement with a Brookfield Asset Management company in connection with the $125 million credit facility previously announced by the Company on July 3, 2011. Entry into these Agreements ...


    By Armtec

  • Armtec Infrastructure Inc. completed refinancing

    Armtec Infrastructure Inc. (TSX:ARF)(TSX:ARF.DB) announced today that its operating subsidiary, Armtec Holdings Limited ("Armtec" or the "Company"), has completed a refinancing of its existing senior bank facility. Pursuant to the refinancing, Armtec has borrowed $125 million under a senior secured loan facility with a Brookfield Asset Management Inc. company. After repaying the senior bank ...


    By Armtec

  • Armtec Infrastructure Inc. has access to $125 million Brookfield financing

    Armtec Infrastructure Inc. ("Armtec" or the "Company") (TSX: ARF and ARF.DB) announced today that a Brookfield Asset Management Inc. company has advised Armtec that it has completed certain additional due diligence matters for the loan agreement announced on August 2, 2011 (the "Loan Agreement"). As a result, Brookfield has waived its due diligence condition under the Loan Agreement. The effect ...


    By Armtec

  • Embargoed until 00.01 hrs Friday 28 January 2010:changing climate, changing infrastructure

    Roads, railways, energy and water supply networks and other infrastructure all need to be able to cope with the effects of a changing climate. The first batch in a series of reports produced by organisations which maintain national infrastructure and published by Defra today set out potential risks and solutions. Reports from seven organisations including Network Rail, National Grid and ...

  • EIB lends GBP 360m to National Grid to support secure and cleaner energy in the UK

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) yesterday signed a loan of GBP 360 million with National Grid to support the company’s investment programme for the upgrade and extension of its four gas distribution networks in the UK. The EIB loan will help to ensure the security, safety and reliability of National Grid’s gas distribution network which supplies gas to over 11 million customers in north ...

  • Advanced Drainage Systems Purchases FLEXSTORM

    Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) has acquired Inlet & Pipe Protection, Inc., manufacturer of FLEXSTORM® storm water inlet filters. The announcement was made today by both companies. The products will now be marketed under the ADS FLEXSTORM brand. ADS FLEXSTORM Inlet Filters provide a technological advantage to trap debris. The ADS FLEXSTORM adjustable design allows it to fit any ...

  • Armtec Infrastructure announces Mark Anderson assumes position as president and chief executive officer

    Armtec Infrastructure Inc. (TSX: ARF and ARF.DB) ("Armtec" or the "Company") announces that Charles Phillips has resigned as both President and Chief Executive Officer and a Director of the Company in order to pursue other interests. The Board of Directors wishes to recognize the many years of dedication and service of Mr. Phillips to Armtec, and wishes him every success in his future endeavors. ...


    By Armtec

  • Borealis undertakes pioneering analysis of water footprint of plastics

    Borealis, a leading provider of innovative, value creating plastics solutions, has completed the plastics industry's first assessment of the Water Footprint of plastics materials. The findings will be discussed at the 2009 World Water Week in Stockholm. A Water Footprint measures the actual volume of fresh water that a business or manufacturing process of a product or service removes from the ...


    By Borealis AG

  • Armtec Infrastructure awarded long-term contract to supply infrastructure products to BC Hydro

    Armtec Infrastructure Inc. ("Armtec" or the "Company") (TSX: ARF and ARF.DB) today announced it has been awarded an exclusive long-term contract to supply utility vaults and associated products related to precast underground infrastructure for British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority ("BC Hydro"). The contract, valued at approximately $40 million based on a nine-year period, is fixed for a term ...


    By Armtec

  • Top of the class for renewable energy performance

    Two educational establishments have reached the top of the class for energy performance by using renewable ground source energy.   St John’s College, Oxford, and the new Ynysowen Community Primary School in South Wales, will reap major financial and environmental benefits from ground source heat pump technology from ENER-G. The 280-pupil school, near Aberfan, and 500-student College ...


    By ENER-G

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