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18 June 2020

Saur acquires Nijhuis Industries to form a leading player in industrial water

Saur announces the acquisition of Nijhuis Industries, a leading Dutch group specialised in advanced industrial water and wastewater treatment solutions with a worldwide footprint. Nijhuis Industries will bring Saur’s Industrial Water activities to a step-change level with total annual revenues of about €200m, technological edge[...]

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16 June 2020

Startup company imaGeau launches its free-to-use drought monitoring website

Using the open data model, continuously gathers and interprets rainfall, hydrological and hydrogeological data to provide real-time monitoring of the trend in water resources at local level. In response to repeated episodes of drought and water stress, startup company imaGeau has launched a free-to-use public[...]

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16 June 2020

Saur installs its 400,000th smart water meter in Châteauroux

Saur has installed its 400,000th smart meter in the urban community of Châteauroux, establishing the Group as a major force in this technology. Installing these meters allows the Group to provide the local authority and consumers with additional services, including excessive consumption alerts. “In most cases,[...]

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23 April 2020

Saur acquires two hi-tech industrial water companies.

In line with its Initiative 2023 strategic project aiming to grow strongly its industrial customers base, Saur announces the acquisition of Unidro and Econvert, thereby building-up a shared European centre of technological excellence for industrial water treatment. Unidro is a global specialist in supply of technological[...]

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9 April 2020

Xavier Savigny is appointed Group Senior Executive Vice President Human Resources, Organisation and Transformation

Saur announces the appointment of Xavier Savigny as its Group Senior Executive Vice President Human Resources, Organisation and Transformation on 8 April. A graduate of the University of Compiègne and the École Supérieure des Sciences Économiques et Commerciales (ESSEC), Xavier Savigny began his career at Otis France in 1993,[...]

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6 April 2020

Coronavirus Covid-19
Water: Saur on the emergency front line

As France begins its third week of lockdown, ensuring the availability of clean, safe drinking water throughout the country remains a vital priority. Saur is structured to deliver these essential missions at the same time as responding to many emergency situations. In these challenging days,[...]

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20 January 2020

Saur wins a 5-year extension of its partnership with Marafiq for the operation of the industrial cities of Jubail, Yanbu and Ras Al-Khair (Saudi Arabia)

In 2011, Saur and Marafiq (the leading Saudi private-sector water and electricity services provider) together formed MaSa to operate and maintain the water supply, wastewater treatment and industrial cooling services for Jubail, the world’s largest petrochemicals complex. Eight years later, the joint venture between the[...]

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10 January 2020

SEDIF awards Stereau with the contract to update its Arvigny plant to become the first in the industry to use low-pressure reverse osmosis

As leader of the consortium that includes Gagneraud, Setec and HB architects, Saur Group engineering subsidiary Stereau will update the Arvigny water treatment plant for the Syndicat des Eaux d'Ile-de-France (SEDIF). Between now and 2022, a high-performance, low-pressure reverse osmosis membrane filtration system will be[...]

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23 December 2019

Patrick Blethon will become Saur’s Executive Chairman as of January 7th, 2020

Saur announces today that Patrick Blethon will become Executive Chairman of the Group, as of January 7th, 2020. Following an intermediary assessment of the progress made so far in implementing “Initiative 2023”, the Supervisory Board has decided to further accelerate its execution. Upon this decision,[...]

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26 November 2019

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Saur acquires 51% of British Startup Riventa

Saur announces its acquisition of a 51% stake in British startup Riventa Ltd., which offers innovative solutions for real-time monitoring of pump performance in drinking water production plants; solutions that deliver significant energy savings. Established in 2001, Riventa offers innovative sensors and algorithms that accurately diagnose pump efficiency[...]

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