Water Journal : Water Journal April 2013
APRIL 2013 WATER Sean Gilchrist, Panel Manager for AAJV and Technical Director for AECOM said, “We see ourselves as partners in Sydney Water’s excellence quest. We offer a fresh, energised and imaginative team who are excited about getting to the heart of customers' needs and working as partners to deliver valued solutions." Brian Horton, AAJV Contract Leadership Group representative and Technical Director in Aurecon’s Water Services group said, “AAJV has combined our company values with those of Sydney Water to capture the spirit that we all bring by working together. Smart solutions come from having the right people in the room with shared commitment, common goals and collaborative processes for extracting value." AAJV is motivated to get to the heart of Sydney Water’s customer needs by collaborating with internal and external stakeholders, sharing knowledge and developing responsive and exible processes that balance technical, business and sustainable outcomes. John Holland Announces New Appointment John Holland has appointed Mal Shepherd as General Manager of its Water & Enviro business. Previously, Mal has held the positions of Manager – Water, and National Operations Manager with the company. He has been involved with delivering a number of signi cant water infrastructure projects across Australia and internationally. Brendan Petersen, Executive General Manager of Energy & Resources at John Holland, said, “Mal has over 20 years’ experience in the Australian water sector and has developed strong relationships with key customers in the industry. This positions Mal well to lead the business in building and maintaining its position in the domestic market, as well as increasing our involvement in international projects." John Holland’s Water & Enviro business is the largest and most diverse provider of water infrastructure and emerging environmental technologies around the country, with capabilities including water and wastewater treatment, desalination, water recycling and reuse, bulk water catchment, irrigation, operations and maintenance, as well as water and wastewater transfer and network distribution. MWH Global to Acquire Australia-based Outback Ecology MWH Global, the strategic consulting, technical engineering and construction services rm leading the wet infrastructure sector, will purchase Outback Ecology, an Australian environmental consultancy associated with the natural resources and mining industry for more than 20 years. The planned acquisition provides an opportunity to combine MWH current product offerings for the resources and energy industries, from water management and natural resources engineering to mine remediation, with Outback Ecology's specialised services in this area. “Both MWH and Outback Ecology have similar values and focus on water, sustainability, ecology and the environment to effectively serve our clients and communities," said Joseph Adams, president of Energy & Industry at MWH Global. “MWH is pleased to welcome Outback Ecology’s 75 employees, including scientists and specialists who will continue to work with clients across the lifecycle of mining and energy projects from evaluation and permitting through reclamation and beyond." "The Outback Ecology leadership team committed early on that if we were ever to be acquired, we would join a growing, but stable, rm that has similar values, offers our leaders and staff enhanced opportunities in Asia Paci c and globally, and will ensure our commitment to client service and quality work is maintained. We believe MWH is that frm,” said Harley Lacy, Outback Ecology chairman and founder. One reliable source for: Automation, Control, Instrumentation and Drives Membrane Pre-treatment Advanced Oxidation Systems Packaged High Purity Systems Process Water Treatment Potable Water Treatment Containerised Water Treatment Plants Continuous Deionisation Odour & Corrosion Control Answers for Industry. www.siemens.com.au/water Trusted Partner for Industrial Water Treatment From Mining to Oil & Gas and more.
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