Murray & Roberts Signs Africa Water Deal With Singapore’s Hyflux

Murray & Roberts Holdings Ltd. (MUR), South Africa’s biggest construction company by market value, agreed to a deal with Singapore’s Hyflux Ltd. (HYF) to seek water treatment projects in sub-Saharan Africa.

The two companies will pursue opportunities in “seawater desalination, waste-water re-use, mine water and industrial water treatment sectors located in Africa where Murray & Roberts has a strong presence,” Hyflux Chief Executive Officer Olivia Lum said in an e-mailed statement.

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