Ecosphere Technologies Inc.
(Stuart, Fla.), a
diversified water engineering, technology licensing, and environmental services
company, was chosen for the 2012 Artemis Top 50 Water Tech Listing by Artemis
Water Strategy (San Francisco). The competition identifies the most
promising advanced water technology companies worldwide and supports their
entry into the full-scale market. Ecosphere’s patented Ozonix technology has
enabled oil and gas operators to recycle and reuse more than 7.6 billion L (2
billion gal) of water at approximately 600 oil and natural gas wells,
eliminating the need for 6 million L (1.6 million gal) of liquid biocides.
(Englewood, Colo.) appointed Neil
Reynolds regional managing director for the firm’s Middle East, North
Africa, and India operations. He will be responsible for developing regional
and country strategies in line with the firm’s global market strategies.
Oldcastle Precast Inc.
manufacturer of precast and polymer concrete products, acquired key assets of
six precast-concrete operations in California owned by U.S. Concrete (
acquisition will provide Oldcastle a leading position in the storm and sanitary
sewer market in Northern California.
CST Industries Inc.
(Lenexa, Kan.) named Tony
Thill president of CST International, a division responsible for operations
outside North America. Prior to joining the company, Thill served in multiple
executive roles with GE Energy (Schenectady, N.Y.) and the former BHA Group
Inc. (Raytown, Mo.), leading the dry-filtration business unit; developing
international markets; accelerating product development; and implementing
marketing, sales, and corporate strategy worldwide.
appointed Choi Au-Yeung head of its separation solutions division. Choi
will be responsible for increasing market share and expanding application
KeyEco Tech Inc.
(Swanton, Md.), a
majority-owned subsidiary of Green Processing Technologies Inc.
(Swanton), entered into a marketing services agreement with Advanced Waste
and Water Technology Inc. (AWWT; Long Island, N.Y.), which specializes in
chemical and liquid waste removal, waste and water treatment, and disposal
services. AWWT will provide marketing services to commercialize and increase
awareness and use of KeyEco Tech’s water remediation technologies. Services
also will include contact and solicitation of companies involved in fracking on
the Marcellus Shale, governmental municipal water treatment projects, and
large-scale private water treatment projects.
Randall C. Hill
Andrews & Newnam Inc. (Huntington Beach, Calif.) as director of
engineering of the firm’s infrastructure practice in Southern California. Hill
will lead the firm’s business development, as well as project execution efforts
for clients throughout Southern California. He also will be responsible for
identifying and assessing business opportunities, marketing the company’s
services to its clients, and leading the infrastructure team.
Science Associates (San Francisco), an environmental consulting firm, as a
principal technical associate in the firm’s energy practice. Stewart will
support clients from the firm’s San Diego office.
Environmental Science Associates
also announced that
it has moved its corporate headquarters to 550 Kearny St., San Francisco.
(Ringaskiddy, Ireland), a privately owned company with
more than 1000 installations in more than 40 countries worldwide was awarded
the 2012 United States Product Leadership Award in water and wastewater
analytical instrumentation market by Frost & Sullivan (
Mountain View, Calif.
). The company received
the award for product features and functionality, innovation, product
acceptance in the marketplace, value-added enhancements, and product quality.
Richard (Dick) Kuchenrither
, scholar in
residence in the department of civil and environmental engineering at the University
of Colorado–Boulder, has been appointed director of the university’s water
engineering and management graduate program. The program provides important
tools for young professionals and graduate students in the water profession,
and also is intended for graduate students and professionals working for
utilities, consulting engineers, and regulatory agencies.
continues operations under the new name, Bilfinger
Water Technologies (Aarbergen). The group successfully renamed all
subsidiaries on March 1 and is part of the Bilfinger Facility Services Subgroup
of Bilfinger SE. The company also has acquired Johnson Screens (St.