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  • 4 May 2015- 09:31 by Local Press Report MUSCAT Zawya The Centralized Utilities Company (CUC) is ready for a prequalification exercise for engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) for its power and a desalination plants in Duqm. The captive 300MW combined cycle power plant integrated with a 1
  • 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
  • 25 Feb 2014- 10:15 by Local Press Report MUSCAT Times of Oman Iran's SUNIR will complete the construction of a water pipeline to develop the water supply network in Al Jabal Al Akhdar within one-and-a-half years, a visiting Iranian official said here yesterday. "The construction work is
  • 23 Oct 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAMA, Bahrain The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has started technical studies on a common regional water network, Bahraini Minister of Electricity and Water Abdel-Hussein Ben Ali Merza said last week. “The studies will be conducted in the eastern
  • 2 Oct 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAMA, Bahrain The common water network that Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are planning to construct will cost some $10.5 billion USD, according to Bahraini Minister of Electricity and Water Abdel-Mohsen Ben Ali Merza. “The project will be
  • 28 Aug 2013- 10:08 by Local Press Report MUSCAT Muscat Daily Work on the Wadi Imti Dam project in the wilayat of Izki in Dakhliyah governorate is likely to be complete by April next year. The preliminary phase began on April 1 this year and nearly 30 percent of the project is estimated to be
  • 3 May 2013- 10:01 by Local Press Report MUSCAT Gulf News Oman’s authorities sought to quell rumours that the country’s biggest dam, now holding back a capacity 100 million cubic metres of water after more than a week of torrential rains, is in imminent danger. The Wadi Dayqah dam, spanning one of
  • 1 Mar 2013- 09:40 by Local Press Report MUSCAT Oman Daily Observer The Omani Water Association will organise on March 2, Saturday, a seminar on the water resources in Musandam titled “Challenges & Solutions” under the patronage of Ali bin Mohammed al Abri, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of
  • 8 Feb 2013- 08:48 by Local Press Report new yorK UNICEF UNICEF welcomed core contributions from Member States at the annual pledging event held on the third day of the first regular session of the Executive Board. Some $38 million USD was pledged during the event at United Nations Headquarters.
  • As expected, the latest edition of the European Union’s Water Blueprint, released last week, contained no major new global initiatives with regard to water and sanitation.
  • Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member countries plan to complete a common water network by 2020, according to officials in the region.
  • 15 Jun 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)  member countries on June 12 agreed to move forward with establishing a common water network that would also include Egypt. The decision came during the extraordinary meeting in Riyadh of the GCC
  • 20 Mar 2012- 12:09 by Local Press Report MUSCAT Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates) A team of researchers is seeking ways to address the issue of oil spills in Oman and ways to treat them. The project, headed by Dr Raeid Abed from the College of Science, Sultan Qaboos University and funded by The

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