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  1. Australia is the Latest Water Cooperation Partner for Iran

    29 Sep 2016- 07:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEHRAN The Islamic Republic of Iran and Australia this week signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation around water management. Iranian Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian said the two countries have held ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/29/2016 - 07:14

  2. BHP Billiton Warns of More Potential Environmental Damage at Samarco Mine

    22 Sep 2016- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MELBOURNE, Australia Mining giant BHP Billiton Ltd. warned this week that the coming rainy season in Brazil could create more environmental problems at the Germano iron ore mine in Minas Gerais state. The mine ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/22/2016 - 08:39

  3. Saudi Adsorption Desal and Cooling Facility Opens

    21 Sep 2016- 11:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia The world’s first and largest seawater desalination and cooling plant has opened near Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Adsorption Desalination and Cooling (ADC) will be used commercially in Saudi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/21/2016 - 11:34

  4. BHP Plunges into the Red with $6.4 Billion Loss

    18 Aug 2016- 07:22 by Local Press Report MELBOURNE Mining Weekly One of the world’s largest mining companies,BHP Billiton,has posted a $6.4-billion full-year loss on weaker commodity prices, offshore US asset impairments and the Samarco dam failure. ...

    Local Press Report - 08/18/2016 - 07:22

  5. SIWW 2016: Asset Management and Optimization

    13 Jul 2016- 09:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE One of the “Hot Topics” at Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) was asset optimization, and experts from around the world shared their insights on the latest developments. Analyzing Asset ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/13/2016 - 09:58

  6. New Model Predicts Which Animals Will Survive Droughts

    24 Jun 2016- 08:59 by Local Press Report CAIRNS Tech Times In the event of a severe drought, which animals would do quite well and which ones will falter? A new theoretical framework may be able to answer these questions, as researchers from James Cook ...

    Local Press Report - 06/24/2016 - 08:59

  7. Kingsgate Execs in Thailand for Talks on Mine Closure

    25 May 2016- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand Top executives from Australia’s Kingsgate Consolidated Ltd were in Bangkok this week to try to persuade the Thai government to reverse its decision to close the company’s Chatree gold mine by ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/25/2016 - 10:40

  8. More Coal Use in Asian Countries Could Have Global Impact: Study

    2 May 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAMBRIDGE, MA, United States Continued high use of coal to generate electricity in Asian countries could have a significant impact on climate, both locally and globally, according to a study published in the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/02/2016 - 10:15

  9. Water Shortages Increase Gender Inequality in Zimbabwe: Minister

    29 Mar 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe Worsening water shortages across the country, fueled by dwindling public sector financing, are exacerbating gender inequality, Water, Environment and Climate Minister Oppah Muchinguri warned ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/29/2016 - 10:45

  10. Water Use, Ecomonic Growth Must Be Decoupled to Prevent Crisis: IRP Report

    22 Mar 2016- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya If current levels of water consumption and pollution continue, almost half of the world's population will be facing severe water stress by 2030, according to a new report from the United ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/22/2016 - 11:03

  11. Climate Change Means More Extreme Rainfall in World’s Wettest and Driest Areas: Study

    9 Mar 2016- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY, Australia The effects of climate change will include more extreme rainfall in both the world’s wettest and driest regions for the rest of the century, according to a new study by researchers from the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/09/2016 - 10:09

  12. Iraqi Water Minister Downplays Threat of Mosul Dam Collapse

    8 Feb 2016- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq There is a only a “one in a thousand” chance that the Mosul Dam, the largest in Iraq, will collapse, Iraqi Minister of Water Resource Mohsin al Shammari said on February 6th. "This risk level ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/08/2016 - 10:08

  13. Iraq Awards Mosul Dam Repair Contract to Italy’s Trevi Group

    3 Feb 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq The Iraqi government on February 2nd awarded the contract to repair and maintain the Mosul Dam, the country’s largest, to Italy’s Trevi Group. The deal has yet to be signed, according to a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/03/2016 - 10:03

  14. US Military Develops Contingency Plan in Case of Mosul Dam Collapse

    28 Jan 2016- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq The US military has developed a contingency plan to deal with the potential collapse of one of Iraq's largest dams, the Mosul Dam on the Tigris River in northern Iraq, US Army Lieutenant ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/03/2016 - 00:06

  15. Italy Sends Troops to Defend Mosul Dam

    17 Dec 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy Italian Prime Minister Mateo Renzi announced this week that Italy will be sending 450 troops to defend Iraq’s Mosul Dam. The dam, located on the Tigris River in Nineveh Province, was built three ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/17/2015 - 10:18

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