Disasters

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  • 10 Dec 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TRIPOLI, LIBYA — Since Libya abandoned the club of rogue nations three years ago, its former adversaries have been competing for investment and influence in the petroleum-rich North African country. The move by erstwhile bad-boy Col. Muammar Qaddafi to
  • 10 Dec 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines — Investors in the Philippines are following in the footsteps of their Asian counterparts and starting to become active in the Middle East water sector. Expansion plans in the Middle East water sector, largely the Gulf Cooperation
  • 10 Dec 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report united arab emirates, ABU DHABI MENAFN.com — German-based Siemens has opened a regional business center in the emirate of Abu Dhabi. The center will specialize in the oil and gas sector. The center's head, Sunil Mehra, said Siemens offered an advantage
  • 3 Dec 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent lusaKa, Zambia-Zambia, a peaceful, copper-producing nation of 11 million in the heart of southern Africa, has long been a paradox when it comes to water. The country boasts three major rivers — including the mighty Zambezi, which winds its way along the
  • 3 Dec 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Kenya, NAIROI — Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company (NCWSC) will spend more than $22 million USD to rehabilitate one of its main water supply dams in the outskirts of Nairobi. This is part of the company's multimillion-dollar water
  • 3 Dec 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — The proposed Ras Al Zour power and desalination plant of the Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Maaden) has generated interest from many bidders. Maaden officials said that more than 20 companies have submitted prequalification
  • 3 Dec 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — Normal operations have resumed at Kenya Petroleum Refineries' Mombasa plant following the successful repair of the broken Mzima pipeline at Taru by the Coast Water and Sewerage Company. The refinery is a vital lifeline to Eastern
  • 3 Dec 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report AMMAN, Jordan The Jordan Times — Jordan is proposing a broad, regional development plan to address water and energy shortages in the kingdom and neighboring countries. In address at the12th Jordanian Scientific Week, Prince Hassan said Jordan could not come
  • 3 Dec 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — Titanium mining in Kenya's Coast Province may threaten the underground water supply and pipes connected to it. The National Environmental Management Authority says the mining project could not only make the water difficult to treat,
  • 20 Nov 2006- 08:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — Analysts have been warning for years that a new regional war could erupt in East Africa, not caused by mineral rights or petroleum reserves, but due to conflicts over water. The main source for water supply to all East African countries,
  • 20 Nov 2006- 08:26 by Local Press Report TRIPOLI, LIBYA TradeArabia News Service — Libya will host an international exhibition next month that will target the infrastructure and energy sectors. Project Libya will be held at the Tripoli International Fairground in the Libyan capital from December 4
  • 20 Nov 2006- 08:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations Development Program's Human Development Report 2006 warns that the world could be hit by a sanitation and unclean water crisis which would be more threatening to humanity than current wars. The report calls for
  • 20 Nov 2006- 08:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya, South Africa, TSHWANE — A Kenyan car company has invested over $43,000 USD for an oil and water recycling plant. DT Dobie, a dealer for Mercedes Nissan and Jeep, will recycle over 8,000 liters of water daily. The plant will ensure that
  • 20 Nov 2006- 08:26 by Local Press Report Zambia, NDOLA The Times of Zambia — The Nkana Water and Sewerage Company is demanding more than $1.5 million USD from Konkola Copper Mines as compensation for the mining company's pollution of the Kafue River water supply. The water utility says it has
  • 20 Nov 2006- 08:26 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The Daily Monitor (Ethiopia) — Proctor& Gamble, in partnership with Population Service International/ Ethiopia, is marketing its PUR water disinfection product in Ethiopia. PUR will be locally branded and marketed as Wuha Agar Telel

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