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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 6 Oct 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Saudi Arabia, JEDDAH The Jeddah Municipality plans to start a $25.3 million USD project immediately after the Eid holidays (end of the first week of October 2008) to reduce the quantity of water in the sewage lake. "It will also address the risks as
  • 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
  • 4 Aug 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Saudi Arabia, JEDDAH Jeddah residents have resorted to water storage at home, and this has raised concerns over potential health risks. Many residents, especially those who live in downtown Jeddah, store water in an unhygienic manner. Water is simply
  • 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