24 May 2013 - 08:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — Egypt’s Holding Company for Construction and Development (HCCD) on May 19 announced a new $34 million USD drinking water pipeline project in Abu Dhabi.
22 May 2013 - 08:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Saudi Arabia, DAMMAM — Saudi Arabia’s National Water Company (NWC) will invest some $13.3 billion USD in water and wastewater projects between 2013 and 2017, NWC’s Head of Privatization Abdulrahman Almutari said this wee
3 May 2013 - 07:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Saudi Arabia, JEDDAH — The Saudi National Water Company (NWC) on April 30 signed a $587 million USD supply agreement with the Jeddah Economic Company (JEC).
2 May 2013 - 08:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
DOHA, Qatar — The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is planning to establish a $1 billion USD Food Security Fund in Morocco, according to Khalil al Khanji, chairman of the Federation of GCC Chambers.
2 May 2013 - 09:07 by Local Press Report
RIYADH (The Gulf Today) — Thirteen people have died and four more are missing in Saudi Arabia after downpours caused flash floods in several areas of the kingdom, the civil defence authorities said on Wednesday. Two ot
29 Apr 2013 - 09:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — The Saudi government has signed 32 contracts, worth a total of $220 million USD, for water and sanitation projects across the country this year.
19 Apr 2013 - 08:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
KUWAIT CITY, KUWAIT — The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) this week signed $1.3 billion USD worth of funding agreements with the Bahraini government.
17 Apr 2013 - 08:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
KUWAIT CITY, KUWAIT — Officials at Kuwait’s Ministry of Electricity and Water expressed concern this week that Iran’s Busheher nuclear reactor will have a negative impact on water in the Persian Gulf.
17 Apr 2013 - 08:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
AMMAN, Jordan — Jordan’s Environment Ministry this week announced it would launch a climate change mitigation and adaptation policy sometime this month.
16 Apr 2013 - 07:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are studying the feasibility of building a number of major desalination plants on Al Qamar Gulf in Yemen, according to officials in the region.
16 Apr 2013 - 09:52 by Local Press Report
11 Apr 2013 - 09:32 by Local Press Report
JEDDAH (Arab news) — The water crisis in Jeddah has reached an impasse, prompting the National Commission for Human Rights (NSHR) to perform surprise visits to the city’s major water supplying center. Hussein Al-S
8 Apr 2013 - 07:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CHENNAI, India — Chennai-based global water treatment firm VA Tech Wabag sees opportunities for desalination projects in Arab and North African countries that have started re-development work after periods of socia
5 Apr 2013 - 08:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia’s Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) has set a target of increasing desalinated water production by 2 million cubic meter by the end of this year, according to SWCC head Abdel-
5 Apr 2013 - 10:11 by Local Press Report
JEDDAH (Saudi Gazette) — Hundreds of people have been reportedly standing in long lines at different water distribution points in Jeddah over the past few weeks waiting for their turn to get water. The current water c
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.
4 Apr 2013 - 09:17 by Local Press Report
JEDDAH (Arab news) — At the 289th meeting of its board of executive directors convened beginning of the week, the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) approved $617 million USD toward funding development projects, which incl
1 Apr 2013 - 00:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — The Saudi and Japanese governments are planning to establish joint water and sanitation management companies in the kingdom, according to sources at the Saudi Ministry of Water and Electricity.
28 Mar 2013 - 09:58 by Local Press Report
RIYADH (Bloomberg ) — Saudi Arabia has approved $138 million USD of water and sanitation projects across the kingdom, state-owned Saudi Press Agency reported, citing Minister of Water and Electricity Abdullah Al-Hussaye
22 Mar 2013 - 06:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia’s Jazan Province on March 16 announced plans to build $54 million USD worth of water and sanitation projects.
19 Mar 2013 - 07:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — The rate of leakage in Saudi Arabia’s water networks is currently at 20 percent of total production, Saudi Minister of Water and Electricity Abdallah al Hussain said last week.
19 Mar 2013 - 10:03 by Local Press Report
RIYADH (Construction Weekly Online) — Saudi Arabia is rushing through $426.6m (SAR 1.6bn) of water projects in Riyadh to meet urgent demand, Arab News reports. National Water Company (NWC) will drill 43 wells and build 27 water
13 Mar 2013 - 07:50 by Local Press Report
Saudi Arabia may need at least a decade to develop shale-gas production to a scale comparab
12 Mar 2013 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united arab emirates, ABU DHABI — Six consortiums have qualified to bid for Abu Dhabi’s Al Marfaa power and desalination plant project, UAE officials said on March 7.
12 Mar 2013 - 10:07 by Local Press Report
RABAT (NZweek) — Moroccan ministry of economy and finance and the Saudi Fund for Development on Monday signed an agreement to allocate $400 million USD to Moroccan development projects, the official television Al
8 Mar 2013 - 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia is facing a possible water supply shortage if it does not step up efforts to properly handle its rapidly increasing population and steady industrial growth, according to the country’s
8 Mar 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — The $5 billion USD Ethiopian Renaissance Dam project will deprive Egypt of 174 billion cubic meters of Nile water, Egyptian Irrigation and Water Resources Minister Mohamed Bahaaeddine said on March
8 Mar 2013 - 09:19 by Local Press Report
RIYADH (Water World) — The Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) is planning on building a 600,000 m3/day desalination facility, according to the Saudi Press Agency. The new facility will be designed to meet
6 Mar 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — The Saudi Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SSWCC) on March 2 announced nine new water projects in the kingdom. The total cost of the projects is estimated at $4 billion USD.
28 Feb 2013 - 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — The Saudi government this week criticized Ethiopian plans to construct the controversial $5 billion USD Grand Renaissance Dam on the Nile, saying it threatens Egypt and Sudan’s share of the river’s
26 Feb 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
MANAMA, Bahrain — The UAE government will provide $2.5 billion USD worth of loans to Bahrain to implement water, sanitation, power and other infrastructure projects, government officials said last week.
21 Feb 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
KUWAIT CITY, KUWAIT — The Gulf Development Fund is providings a $16.2 milion USD grant to the Jordanian government as part of its commitment to finance water, irrigation and agricultural projects in the kingdom.
20 Feb 2013 - 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — The Saudi government announced this week that it has allocated $148 million USD in this year’s federal budget for water and sanitation projects in the southwestern Baha region.
15 Feb 2013 - 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
OMAN, MUSCAT — The Oman Power and Water Procurement Company announced this week that it has signed the water purchase agreement for the Al Ghubrah Independent Water Project.
15 Feb 2013 - 08:49 by Local Press Report
RIYADH (Al-Shorfa) — The Saudi Ministry of Water and Electricity has allocated about $3.9 billion USD for water, sanitary drainage and dam projects across the kingdom this fiscal year, alarabiya.net reported this week.
11 Feb 2013 - 10:54 by Local Press Report
RABIGH (Arabian Business) — Saudi Saline Water Conversion Corp.
8 Feb 2013 - 11:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Aramco Asia Company, a subsidiary of Saudi Aramco, and Indonesia’s PT Pertamina (Persero) this week reached an agreement on a joint oil refinery and petrochemical project in Tuban, East Java,