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  • 4 Apr 2018- 11:23 by Local Press Report DUBAI Gulf News Ask the UAE’s Minister of Energy what really worries him, and his answer isn’t oil prices, or the glut in the oil market, or even whether demand for oil will ever pick up. His answer is: water. Suhail Al Mazroui, the UAE’s Minister of Energy
  • 24 Apr 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUBAI, United Arab Emirates Dubai has tendered a $41 million USD project to expand Al Owair Wastewater Treatment Plant, Dubai municipal officials said this week. The project will increase the plant’s capacity to 65,000 cubic meters per day. The contract
  • 25 Sep 2013- 10:10 by Local Press Report DUBAI Bloomberg Desalination plants that make seawater potable supply 98.8 percent of Dubai’s water, with the remaining 1.2 percent coming from groundwater sources, the Arabian Water and Power Forum was told today. Dubai is the commercial, banking and
  • Malawi’s President Joyce Banda said this week that her government would not hold further talks with Tanzania over ownership of Lake Malawi until Tanzania addresses its recent actions on the disputed water body.
  • Foreign investors, both public and private, have been snatching up relatively cheap land all over Africa, primarily for food production to be exported out of the most food-insecure continent in the world. However, these land grabs are not really about the land, but more about the freshwater that goes with it, according to a new report from GRAIN, an international non-profit organization that works to support small farmers and social movements in moving toward community-controlled and biodiversity-based food systems.
  • 7 May 2012- 10:32 by Local Press Report DOHA The National (United Arab Emirates) Full Story- Experts are calling for a new regional center to help stop the cost of water and energy production in the Gulf from spiralling out of control. With some GCC countries diverting up to 40 per cent of their
  • 16 Jan 2012- 15:36 by Local Press Report duBai Black & Veatch (Press Release) Global engineering, consulting and construction company Black & Veatch has moved its operations to a new location in Dubai Internet City, as part of its growth plan for the region. Black & Veatch also opened
  • 5 Apr 2010- 14:46 by Local Press Report duBai, KUWAIT AMEInfo Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB) said it arranged a $215 million USD multi-purpose financing deal for Kuwaitbased construction group Kharafi National. Kharafi National is a conglomerate with diversified activities in water, wastewater treatment
  • 31 Aug 2009- 14:47 by Local Press Report duBai, UAE TradeArabia News Service The Emirates National Oil Company (Enoc) and the Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) are jointly launching an awareness campaign on reducing water consumption in Dubai. The campaign, which will run through the
  • 30 Mar 2009- 14:46 by Local Press Report duBai Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates) Flowserve Corporation on March 25 announced the opening of a new Quick Response Center in the Jebel Ali Free Zone for pump and mechanical seal products. The center will support Middle East and Persian Gulf customers
  • 19 Jan 2009- 19:57 by Local Press Report duBai Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates) Petrochemicals firm Borouge will continue expansion plans throughout Asia despite the global economic crisis, the company said. The company plans expansion in China and a new logistics hub in South East Asia and
  • 19 Jan 2009- 13:46 by Local Press Report duBai Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates) Petrochemicals firm Borouge will continue expansion plans throughout Asia despite the global economic crisis, the company said. The company plans expansion in China and a new logistics hub in South East Asia and

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