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  • 24 Mar 2016- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMSTERDAM, Netherlands The life cycle of coal-generated electricity-- from mining and washing to burning and waste management-- has major impacts on freshwater systems around the world. In many countries, coal creates one of the largest demands on
  • 28 May 2014- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia’s Power and Water Utility Company for Jubail and Yanbu (Marafiq) last week signed an agreement with Marafiq-Saur Operation and Maintenance Company (MASA) to operate and maintain its water and wastewater networks and
  • 10 Mar 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia Officials at Saudi Arabia’s Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) are discussing future desalination projects with Japanese company officials, according to an SWCC official. “SWCC officials discussed a number of desalination
  • 20 Dec 2013- 10:08 by Local Press Report JUBAIL Automation World Yokogawa announces that its subsidiary, Yokogawa Middle East & Africa, has received an order from Petroleum, Chemicals & Mining Company Limited*1 (PCMC) to supply the control system for the SWRO-4 Desalination Plant, which is
  • 26 Jul 2013- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabian water and electricity company Marafiq on July 21 signed a $310 million USD contract with French utility giant Veolia to design, build and operate a desalination plant in Jubail. The plant will use reverse osmosis and
  • 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-Rahman al Ibrahim.
  • Saudi Arabia’s Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) plans to start using multiple-effect distillation systems, which will cut fuel use in its desalination plants by 40 percent, company officials announced last week.
  • Global environmental group Greenpeace International released a new report on June 25 that blames South Africa’s coal program for a looming water crisis in the country, and calls on the government to push Eskom, the nation’s public electricity utility, to focus on renewable energy investments.
  • 13 May 2012- 13:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia’s Shura Council last week approved a draft cooperation agreement between the kingdom’s Ministry of Water and Electricity and the Japanese government. The agreement covers a wide range of issues including water resources
  • 26 Jul 2010- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Saudi Arabia, JUBAIL Saudi Arabia's Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) and Power & Water Utility Company for Jubail & Yanbu (Marafiq) are tendering engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts for the Yanbu 3 power and
  • 1 Sep 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Saudi Arabia, YANBU The Power & Utility Company for Jubail and Marafiq (Marafiq) has decided to modify some of the stiffer qualifying conditions for the Yanbu Independent Water and Power Project (IWPP). According to Saudi news reports, this change in
  • 17 Dec 2007- 09:08 by Local Press Report Saudi Arabia, JEDDAH Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates) — Zamil Industrial Investment Company has signed an $11.3 million USD, 22-year agreement with Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) for the complete outsourcing of process and comfort cooling and
  • 23 Jul 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia- Saudi Arabia is looking into a second major water and power project at Yanbu, according to officials. The Power & Water Utility Company for Jubail & Yanbu (Marafiq)said it is planning a second independent water and power
  • 16 Jul 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, AMSTERDAM, Netherlands — The Persian Gulf region — with high financial liquidity and a booming water industry driven by ever-growing demand — has become one of the main targets of international water sector investors and companies.
  • 21 May 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Saudi Arabia, JUBAIL- The Saudi Arabian Saline Water Conversion Corporation is assessing bids for the pipeline supply contract of the Power & Water Utility for Jubail & Yanbu (Marafiq). The bids are expected to be presented by the end of May,

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