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  • 18 Nov 2018- 14:04 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK Windhoek Observer The Namibia Water Corporation (NamWater) is eyeing to acquire the Orano Resources-owned, Orano Desalination Plant from Areva, it emerged this week. The company this week called for bids from companies to submit proposals for
  • 22 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report JERUSALEM PR Newswire Afek Oil and Gas Ltd., (Afek), holder of an exclusive oil and gas exploration license in Israel's Golan Heights, announced this week that it is conducting drilling and related operations for the Mei Golan Water Cooperative- a water
  • 6 Apr 2016- 08:35 by Local Press Report JERUSALEM Jerusalem Post US Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and Energy, Infrastructure and Water Resources Minister Yuval Steinitz signed an agreement in Jerusalem on Monday that will strengthen and increase the scope of cooperation between the two countries on
  • 22 Sep 2015- 11:32 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK The Namibian Simonis Storm Securities says the economic consequences of water shortages in Windhoek will have spill-over effects and affect economic activity across the country, severely impacting water-dependent and water-intensive industries and
  • 9 Jul 2015- 10:00 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK The Namibian This week, council agreed that pollution in the area where underground water reservoirs are located could be “life threatening to the residents of Windhoek”. To contain this potential threat, the municipality is appealing to the ministry
  • 5 Mar 2015- 10:15 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Jerusalem Post A Norwegian company aiming to convert secondhand oil barges into floating desalination and wastewater treatment plants is recruiting Israeli expertise to furnish the water-processing technology necessary for the ships. According to
  • 13 Nov 2014- 10:16 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Globes Israel Chemicals Ltd. is selling desalination engineering unit IDE Technologies. The decision was made at the Israel Chemicals board meeting yesterday in Spain. At the meeting, the decision was also made to invest NIS 1.2 billion in
  • 4 Apr 2014- 09:59 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK Resource Investor Uranium miners in Namibia, already coping with water shortages in the semi-arid Erongo region, face a steep rise in costs, Paladin Energy Ltd. said. “When we get it, sometimes we have problems with the quality of the water and the
  • 31 Oct 2013- 09:42 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK New Era The Namibian government will make 'mega-investments' in water infrastructure over the years to come, said Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, John Mutorwa. Namibia will require almost N$4 billion over the next five years
  • 23 Oct 2013- 09:50 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV The New York Times Experts have long pondered the cause of the crisis that led to the collapse of civilization in the Late Bronze Age, and now believe that by studying grains of fossilized pollen they have uncovered the cause. In a study published
  • 26 Sep 2013- 10:01 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK Al Jazeera The severe drought that is devastating Namibia has prompted questions over the potential influence of global warming in the disaster. Namibia's President Hifikepunye Pohamba believes climate change may be to blame for the drought in
  • 26 Aug 2013- 09:55 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK Bloomberg Businessweek Namibia will name a private investor to help build the second desalination plant in the nation, a 1.5 billion-Namibian-dollar ($145 million) project to replace water supplied by Areva SA (AREVA) for uranium mines. Construction
  • 19 Aug 2013- 10:14 by Local Press Report WINDHOEK The Namibian A landmark water agreement between Areva Namibia and NamWater signed last week Friday will quench Erongo Region's thirst. Areva Namibia owns the Erongo Desalination Plant, which is expected to produce 20 million cubic metres of

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