16 May 2013 - 10:46 by Local Press ReportThe state-owned Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) says it is weighing a proposal from SMN Barka Power Company, which owns and operates the Barka II power and water project in Batinah Sou
30 Apr 2013 - 08:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
NEW DELHI, India — The government of India’s Punjab state is turning to reverse osmosis treatment plants to reduce water pollution in groundwater sources.
26 Mar 2013 - 09:49 by Local Press Report
MUSCAT (Construction Week Online) — Mott MacDonald has been named owner’s engineer for the $350 million Ghubrah Independent Water Project (IWP) in Muscat, Oman. A consortium led by Malakoff International and including Sumitomo
25 Mar 2013 - 07:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIJING, China — Beijing Enterprises Water Group Ltd.
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
8 Mar 2013 - 09:16 by Local Press Report
PUERTO GAITAN (The Jerusalem Post) — Amiad Water Systems, an Upper Galilee-based international water-filtration firm, this week signed an $8 million agreement to implement its technologies in a Colombian oil field. The company wi
18 Feb 2013 - 10:49 by Local Press Report
CA, EL SEGUNDO (NanoH20) — NanoH2O Inc., manufacturer of reverse osmosis (RO) membranes for seawater desalination, today announced that it has been selected by Via Maris Desalination Ltd.
23 Jan 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Israel, KADIMA — Israeli company IDE Technologies on January 22 announced that it would provide two more mechanical vapor compression desalination units for the AES Norgener power station in Tocopilla, Chile.
9 Jan 2013 - 09:48 by Local Press Report
QUITO (Water World) — New Logic Research announced today the successful commissioning of another VSEP vibrating membrane system at a municipal landfill -- this time in Quito, Ecuador.
7 Jan 2013 - 09:53 by Local Press Report
SAN DIEGO (Haaretz) — Israel's IDE Technologies will help construct and run a nearly $1 billion desalination plant along the coast of southern California to help alleviate the region's water shortage. The facilit
7 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Saline Water Conversion Corporation Governor Abdulrahman Al-Ibrahim announced this week that the kingdom plans to invest $4.5 billion USD in desalination and power projects over the next few
5 Dec 2012 - 10:23 by Local Press Report
POINTE-A-PIERRE (General Electric) — Petroleum Company of Trinidad & Tobago, Ltd.
8 Nov 2012 - 10:36 by Local Press Report
QURAYAT — With a contract award for a new Independent Water Project at Ghubrah in Muscat Governorate just days away from being announced, the Oman Power and Water Procurement Company has now set its sights o
25 Oct 2012 - 09:37 by Local Press Report
sinGapore (Straits Times) — Desalination technology developed by the National University of Singapore (NUS) has drawn interest from large desalination plant operators in the Middle East and China. The university on Wed
22 Oct 2012 - 09:33 by Local Press Report
ABU DHABI (MENAFN.com) — The UAE's water and energy security will receive a major boost if the desalination plants can be linked to nuclear power, says a top scientist. Nuclear desalination is a well-known technology
16 Oct 2012 - 09:27 by Local Press Report
TOKYO (Daily Yomiuri Online) — With the world's water business market projected to expand to about $1.1 billion USD 2025, the industry is seen as a promising sector in global business.
9 Oct 2012 - 08:25 by Local Press Report
NEW PROVIDENCE (Tribune 242) — BISX-listed Consolidated Water is aiming to move “full speed ahead” with its 50/50 western New Providence water supply joint venture in the coming weeks, pledging that customers in
4 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united arab emirates, ABU DHABI — The United Arab Emirates and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region as a whole will benefit from large-scale solar thermal desalination plants, as thermal and hybrid thermal-reverse osmosis desa
27 Sep 2012 - 10:01 by Local Press Report
JUBAIL (Bloomberg Businessweek) — Saudi Arabia’s Power and Water Utility Company for Jubail and Yanbu, known as Marafiq, signed contracts for two projects in Jubail that include a reverse osmosis desalination plant, Asharq al-Awsat
26 Sep 2012 - 09:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Colombia, BOGOTA — Spain’s Grupo ACS has won a $100 million USD contract to build and operate a desalination plant for the oil field in Port Gaitan, in Colombia’s Meta Department.
13 Sep 2012 - 08:38 by Local Press Report
ABU DHABI (Construction Weekly Online) — Toray has won two contracts for seawater reversosmosis (SWRO) desalination membranes in the UAE for the Al Zawra Desalination Plant in Ajman, and the Ghalilah Desalination Plant in Ras Al Kaimah.
17 Jul 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ALGIERS, Algeria — Kuwait and Algeria last week announced a strategic partnership to cooperate on desalination projects.
11 Jul 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
KUWAIT CITY, KUWAIT — Officials at the Kuwaiti Electricity and Water Ministry said last week that they would launch the prequalification phase for a desalination plant project worth nearly half a billion dollars in the
Singapore International Water Week: Technologies That Use Less Energy for Desalination and Turn Food Waste Into Water
5 Jul 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
sinGapore — Experts from around the world unveiled new developments in low-energy desalination on July 4 during Singapore International Water Week.
3 Jul 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
sinGapore — Dow Water & Process Solutions is partnering with companies in India and China to make its reverse osmosis membranes available for residential water systems, and to make them cheaper and easier
29 Jun 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
sinGapore — Singapore's Public Utilities Board (PUB) has identified eight locations around the island city-state where it can potentially build "variable salinity plants", which would expand water catchments f
14 May 2012 - 11:03 by Local Press Report
MUSCAT (ConstructionWeekOnline.com) — India’s VA Tech Wabag Ltd, a water-technology company, has claimed the contract for the expansion of the desalination plant at the Sohar Industrial Port complex, now worth a total of $46.7 m
15 Dec 2010 - 14:35 by Local Press Report
BAHAMAS, NASSAU (Bahamas Tribune) — The Water and Sewerage Corporation is eying increased private sector involvement in its operations. Water and Sewerage's new General Manager Glen
15 Nov 2010 - 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united arab emirates, ABU DHABI — T he Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) is contemplating constructing a reverse osmosis water treatment plant in the emirate of Fujairah.
10 Nov 2010 - 16:02 by Local Press Report
JAMAICA, KINGSTON (Go-Jamaica) — The Global Environment Facility is providing funds for a project to use solar and wind power to run a small reverseosmosis (RO) desalination system in Jamaica. The facility is providing
4 Oct 2010 - 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united arab emirates, AJMAN — Spain's Cadagua won a $51.5 million USD contract to build a 10 million-gal lon-per-day reverse osmosis desalination plant in the emirate of Ajman.
20 Sep 2010 - 20:58 by Local Press Report
GANDHINAGAR (Business Standard (India)) — General Electric (GE) and Eureka Forbes Limited launched a "community-managed reverse osmosis water supply system " project to bring safe drinking water to
30 Aug 2010 - 20:58 by Local Press Report
JINAN (International Desalination & Water Reuse Quarterly) — Norit X-Flow and Befesa signed an agreement to supply UF pretreatment technology for the Qingdao Desalination Project in Shandong province, China. Qingdao's reverse-osmosis