8 May 2013 - 08:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
duBai, united arab emirates — The United Arab Emirates will expand nuclear energy projects in order to boost desalination projects, Minister of Environment and Water Rashed Ahmad Ben Fahd said last week.
4 Apr 2013 - 08:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Saudi Arabia, DAMMAM — South Korea’s Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction announced this week that it has opened new water research and development center in Dammam, Saudi Arabia.
21 Mar 2013 - 08:30 by Local Press Report
duBai (Zawya) — His Excellency Dr. Rashid Ahmad Bin Fahad, The Minister of Environment and Water, in his office in Dubai, Mr.
14 Mar 2013 - 07:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
duBai, united arab emirates — The United Arab Emirates has the highest average per capita water consumption in the world, at 500 liters a day, according to Federal Electricity and Water Authority (FEWA) Director General Mohamme
4 Feb 2013 - 10:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united arab emirates, ABU DHABI — The Emirates Wildlife Society – World Wide Fund for Nature (EWS-WWF) last week recognized five companies for exceeding their self-imposed water and energy reduction targets.
22 Jan 2013 - 10:55 by Local Press Report
duBai (7 Days in Dubai) — Leading humanitarians will be told in Dubai on Tuesday that a whopping $716 million is needed to put a stop to disaster in Yemen and help guarantee stability in the beleaguered country. The
12 Dec 2012 - 10:47 by Local Press Report
BUCHAREST (Construction Weekly Online) — Passavant-Roediger, the German water treatment business wholly owned by Dubai-based MEP contractor Drake & Scull International, has landed two major water treatment contracts in Romania worth
11 Dec 2012 - 10:34 by Local Press Report
duBai (Desalination.biz) — The Leighton Group, which has been involved in the construction of three of Australia's large seawater desalination plants, has brought two group companies together in Dubai, UAE, to create a stron
10 Dec 2012 - 10:54 by Local Press Report
duBai (Arabian Business) — Dubai's state utility said on Monday that it has awarded a $66.9 million USD contract for a water reservoir project. The Lusaily reservoir, which will have a storage capacity of 120 million
14 Nov 2012 - 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united states, CHAPEL HILL, NC — A group of more than 60 organizations involved in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) programs has laid out a set of actions aimed at improving WASH access in schools worldwide.
30 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
LONDON, United Kingdom — UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Director General José Graziano da Silva has compared land grabs in Africa -- with private investors snatching up inexpensive African lands, primarily for
25 Oct 2012 - 09:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Malawi, LILONGWE — Malawi’s President Joyce Banda said this week that her government would not hold further talks with Tanzania over ownership of Lake Malawi until Tanzania addresses its recent actions on the dispute
11 Oct 2012 - 09:37 by Local Press Report
duBai (Construction Weekly Online) — The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority’s (DEWA) has said that its Home Appliances Campaign aimed at reducing energy and water use has met with success, with more than 131m kwH and 336 million ga
25 Sep 2012 - 09:44 by Local Press Report
RIYADH (AMEinfo.com) — VINCI Construction UK, in a joint venture with Al Muhaidib Contracting Company (AMC), has won two separate contracts in Jeddah with the Saudi Arabian National Water Company. The
30 Jul 2012 - 10:05 by Local Press Report
duBai (Trade Arabia) — Intelligent water management solutions company, Metito, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Al Noor Training Centre for Special Needs to provide complimentary and essential water
24 Jun 2012 - 21:06 by Local Press Report
TOKYO (Trade Arabia) — Japanese groups Hitachi Plant Technologies and Sumitomo Corporation have reached an agreement with Iraq's South Oil Company (SOC) to introduce Hitachi’s hitech water treatment system for the coun
14 Jun 2012 - 12:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BARCELONA, Spain — Foreign investors, both public and private, have been snatching up relatively cheap land all over Africa, primarily for food production to be exported out of the most food-insecure continent in the
18 May 2012 - 10:11 by Local Press Report
duBai (Daily News (Sri Lanka)) — Lanka Hydraulic Institute Ltd (LHI) signed a MoU with a Dubai based firm, Arab Experts Engineering Consultants recently (AREX), to collaborate with Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries in the
14 May 2012 - 15:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
OMAN, MUSCAT — With demand for water growing at an average of 4 percent a year in Oman, the government has launched a long-term strategy to expand and modernize its water transmission infrastructure at a projec
11 May 2012 - 11:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — The Egyptian Contracting Company (Mokhtar Ibrahim) won a $25.8 million USD contract to build a potable water pipeline in Dubai, company officials announced on May 7.
7 May 2012 - 10:32 by Local Press Report
DOHA (The National (United Arab Emirates)) — Full Story - Experts are calling for a new regional center to help stop the cost of water an
30 Apr 2012 - 13:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united arab emirates, ABU DHABI — A pilot project in the city of Al Ain finds that using indigenous plants in city landscaping could cut irrigation costs by 96 percent.
23 Apr 2012 - 11:05 by Local Press Report
duBai (The National (United Arab Emirates)) — Full Story - Water was restored to Jumeirah Village on April 17 after being cut off fo
3 Apr 2012 - 08:20 by Local Press Report
duBai (The National (United Arab Emirates)) — Water use must be reduced and the Arabian Gulf kept clean if desalination is to remain a solution to the Gulf’s needs, experts say.
27 Mar 2012 - 08:52 by Local Press Report
duBai (Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates)) — On World Water Day, consumers in Dubai were in a tizzy over the safety of a leading company’s bottled mineral water after BlackBerry messages said its 500 milliliter bottle contained high levels
12 Mar 2012 - 23:43 by Local Press Report
duBai (Drake & Scull (Press Release)) — Drake and Scull Water and Power L.L.C, a wholly owned subsidiary of Drake and Scull International PJSC, a regional market leader in integrated design, engineering and construction disciplines of
5 Mar 2012 - 08:50 by Local Press Report
duBai (TradeArabia News Service) — Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has no plans to tap bond markets in 2012 and the state utility will repay a $326.7 million USD securitization maturity this year ahead of time, its to
27 Feb 2012 - 10:24 by Local Press Report
duBai, BEIRUT (Middle East Online) — Instability in Syria has aggravated an already vulnerable situation for tens of thousands of farmers and herders affected by recurrent drought, but only a fraction of them have received assistanc
6 Feb 2012 - 14:09 by Local Press Report
duBai (Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates)) — Some $180 billion USD worth of energy and water project are under way or in the planning stages in the Middle East.
30 Jan 2012 - 20:27 by Local Press Report
duBai (Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates)) — Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries must change their unsustainable water consumption habits in the face of growing water scarcity in the region, according to a new report by consulting firm B
30 Jan 2012 - 20:29 by Local Press Report
duBai (Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates)) — A high-level delegation representing UK companies recently visited Abu Dhabi and Dubai to explore business opportunities in the emirates’ water and wastewater treatment sector.
16 Jan 2012 - 17:37 by Local Press Report
MUSCAT (Desalination.biz) — Experts from the Middle East and Australia are organizing a joint expert workshop on the effects of algal blooms commonly referred to as “red tides” on desalination plants.
16 Jan 2012 - 16:36 by Local Press Report
duBai (Black & Veatch (Press Release)) — Global engineering, consulting and construction company Black & Veatch has moved its operations to a new location in Dubai Internet City, as part of its growth plan for the region.
22 Aug 2011 - 12:42 by Local Press Report
duBai (Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates)) — There will be no increase in utility tariffs in Dubai in the near future, according to an official statement by Dubai’s Supreme Council of Energy, released on August 14.
2 Aug 2011 - 09:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MUMBAI, India — Indian water infrastructure company Pratibha Industries is focusing on the overseas market, scouting for contracts in Middle Eastern and other South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SA
1 Aug 2011 - 14:28 by Local Press Report
duBai (Reuters) — France’s GDF Suez plans to sell its 30 percent stake in Al Hidd power and water desalination plant in Bahrain.