Disasters

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  • 28 Aug 2014- 09:37 by Local Press Report MUSCAT Oman Tribune The Islamic Development Bank has approved $176 million assistance to Oman’s Wadi Daiqah water supply project. This is part of the $987 million approved for new development projects by the bank’s board of executive directors at its 299th
  • 19 Aug 2013- 10:14 by Local Press Report JEDDAH MENAFN.com Environmental pollution on the Red Sea shore has caused the loss of up to 70 percent of its fishing wealth, said an official for fishing affairs in Saudi Arabia. Despite government efforts, fish stock has depleted. "Fish production in
  • 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.
  • 8 Oct 2012- 08:59 by Local Press Report RIYADH Steel Guru Abdul Rahman Al Ibrahim governor of the Saline Water Conversion Corporation said that company will establish three new solar powered desalination plants. We are reducing dependence on oil and using alternative energy sources to run our
  • 12 Dec 2011- 15:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia’s National Water Co. (NWC) plans to spend $66.4 billion USD on water and wastewater projects over the next eight years, as water consumption grows faster than the kingdom’s burgeoning population, a crisis that threatens
  • 16 May 2011- 13:26 by Local Press Report JEDDAH AECOM (Press Release) AECOM Technology Corporation won a $171 million USD contract for project management services in Jeddah, including a consultancy, engineering and construction services contract for a stormwater, flood control and wastewater
  • 27 Sep 2010- 14:47 by Local Press Report JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA Saudi Gazette Jeddah will set up new "mega-tanks" for water storage at four locations across the city, according to National Water Company (NWC) CEO Luay Al-Musallam. The tanks will be used to provide water to residents in case
  • 20 Sep 2010- 14:47 by Local Press Report JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA Arab News (Saudi Arabia) New water-storage tanks will be set up in four locations in Jeddah to provide water to residents, in case water supply is disrupted by glitches in desalination plants or by natural disasters, according to CEO of
  • 1 Feb 2010- 13:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Saudi Arabia, JEDDAH The King Abdulaziz City of Science and Technology (KACST) on January 24 launched a new national initiative to produce desalinated water and electricity with solar power, greatly reducing the cost of both. KACST Vice President for
  • 4 Nov 2009- 13:48 by Local Press Report Kazakhstan, JEDDAH Zawya The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) approved $552 million USD for new development projects in Albania, Jordan, Indonesia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Burkina Faso and Benin. Seven are grants from the Waqf Fund for projects in
  • 2 Nov 2009- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Saudi Arabia, JEDDAH T he $3.4 billion USD Marafiq Independent Water and Power Project, which was carried out by France's GDF-Suez, came online last week. However, the plant will not reach its full design capacity of treating more than 200 million
  • 1 Dec 2008- 19:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Saudi Arabia, JEDDAH While doom and gloom continue to loom over financial markets, international water and energy players are looking east to fill their credit gaps, with Islamic funds and Chinese banks are the first to jump to the rescue. Last week in
  • 1 Dec 2008- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Saudi Arabia, JEDDAH While doom and gloom continue to loom over financial markets, international water and energy players are looking east to fill their credit gaps, with Islamic funds and Chinese banks are the first to jump to the rescue. Last week in
  • 1 Dec 2008- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Saudi Arabia, JEDDAH T he Jeddah Municipality told sewage tanker owners last month that each driver can unload only one tanker a day in the Misk sewage disposal lake. The move is intended to reduce the daily input from 70,000 to 40,000 cubic meters due

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