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  • 30 Apr 2018- 04:33 by OOSKAnews Info AMMAN, Jordan The Jordan Atomic Energy Commission is in “advanced” talks with China National Nuclear Corp. to build the kingdom’s first nuclear reactor at a cost of $1 billion USD, according to the commission's chairman. An agreement on the proposed 220
  • 31 Oct 2016- 09:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan The winning bid for the first phase of the $400 million USD Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance Project will be announced in early November, a Jordanian government official said last week. The unnamed Water Ministry official told the Jordan
  • 22 Jun 2016- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Seventeen international firms have submitted tenders for construction of a canal linking the Red Sea and the Dead Sea as part of the joint Jordanian-Israeli Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance project, the Jordanian government said this week
  • 12 May 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Jordan this week signed a technical cooperation agreement with the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the French Development Agency (AFD) to carry out studies for the first phase of the Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance Project. Under the
  • 22 Dec 2015- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Jordan’s Water Ministry on December 19th signed the engineering services agreement for the first phase of the Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance Project. The $4.6 million USD contract is being funded by a grant from the French government, a
  • 4 Mar 2015- 10:13 by Local Press Report THAR JATH Agence France-Presse Thick black puddles and a looted, leaking ruin are all that remain of the Thar Jath oil treatment facility, once a crucial part of South Sudan’s mainstay industry. Lying deep in the bush and swamps of Unity State, far north of
  • 4 Feb 2015- 09:18 by Local Press Report AMMAN Technical Review Middle East Jordan Water Company (Miyuhana) has been granted a US$30mn loan by the government of USA to improve water supply efficiency and limit water loss violations across the country’s water network. Miyuhana is expected to install
  • 11 Sep 2014- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan The Jordanian Ministry of Water and Irrigation this week announced a new plan to combat the kingdom’s growing water shortages, which have been made worse by the influx more than a million Syrian refugees. The plan includes investing some
  • 17 Mar 2014- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Investments in Jordan’s agriculture sector should focus on improving water efficiency and enhancing water productivity, according to a new United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) report presented at a high-level forum last
  • 13 Mar 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORTLAND, OR, United States A new report release this week by international development organization MercyCorps revealed that Jordan, one of the world’s driest countries, is “dumping much of its water into the sand” due to high leakage levels, and that
  • 29 Jan 2014- 10:01 by Local Press Report AMMAN Al Bawaba Seventy percent of water loss in Jordan is due to theft and illegal usage, according to the Ministry of Water and Irrigation. Since the ministry launched a crackdown on water violations in August last year, and up until December, more than 7