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  • 22 Jul 2018- 08:47 by OOSKAnews Info RIDAYH, Saudi Arabia Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC), a Suadia Arabia government corporation has engaged ACCIONA Agua to build the Al Khobar desalination plant in Khobar on the country's east coast, about 400 kilometres from Riyadh. This EPC
  • 9 Jun 2018- 12:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Chile's TRENDS Industrial and Almar Water Solutions of the UAE last week signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on development of a massive solar powered desalination project for the Atacama region in Chile. Upon
  • 30 Apr 2018- 04:11 by Local Press Report PARIS The Guardian Controversial plans for an open-pit gold mine have split the French overseas territory in South America. Opponents warn of pollution and biodiversity loss, while local officials point to its potential economic benefits. But ultimately the
  • 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
  • 21 Sep 2016- 07:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon spoke to the United Nations General Assembly on September 21st, and took the opportunity of his farewell address to urge world leaders to end the war in Syria and bring 2015’s Paris climate
  • 3 Feb 2016- 10:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CORVALLIS, OR, United States OOSKAnews Voices is a new series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global platform for organizations and
  • 29 Oct 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia After a year of negotiation, the Namibian government is taking the final steps toward acquiring a desalination plant built by French nuclear energy giant Areva, an official said this week. Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry
  • 8 May 2015- 09:01 by Local Press Report SHARJAH Pollution Solutions Aquarion Group (Aquarion AG), a leading provider of advanced water systems, solutions and technologies for the Oil & Gas industry, the energy sector and other process industries, has established Aquarion Middle East, a wholly
  • 24 Nov 2014- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi The government of Malawi has suspended oil and gas exploration on Lake Malawi, over which it is currently locked in a territorial dispute with neighoring Tanzania. The move is part of a broader effort by the new to re-evaluate all
  • 13 Nov 2014- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta said last week that the country was postponing shale gas exploration activities, and claimed that there may not in fact be any shale reserves in Romania after all. He told the Antena 3 news station
  • 23 Sep 2014- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia The Saudi government last week rolled out a plan to carry out $400 million USD worth of water projects in kingdom’s Jazan region. The projects include construction of water reservoirs with a capacity of 10,000 cubic meters each,
  • 3 Sep 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Limited availability of freshwater could become a stumbling block to the growing shale gas sector, according to a new report from the Washington, DC-based World Resource Institute (WRI). The report, “ Global Shale Gas
  • 24 Jun 2014- 10:05 by Local Press Report RIYADH Zawya Drake & Scull Saudi Arabia, a wholly- owned subsidiary of Drake & Scull International PJSC (DSI), a regional market leader in the integrated design, engineering and construction disciplines of general contracting, mechanical, electrical
  • 16 Jun 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Electricity and Water last week announced plans for $164 million USD worth of water and sanitation projects throughout the country. The projects include bringing desalinated water to Al Kharaj governorate;
  • 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

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