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  • 29 Jan 2018- 09:46 by Local Press Report BUCHAREST, Romania Construction Week Jordan-based Arab Potash Company has awarded Romanian civil engineering firm Hidroconstructia a $115m contract to supply infrastructure at its production site. Earthworks, pumping stations and piping as well as channels
  • 29 Jan 2018- 09:46 by Local Press Report BUCHAREST, Romania Construction Week Jordan-based Arab Potash Company has awarded Romanian civil engineering firm Hidroconstructia a $115m contract to supply infrastructure at its production site. Earthworks, pumping stations and piping as well as channels
  • 11 Oct 2016- 07:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Romanian Energy Minister Victor Grigorescu announced last week that his ministry is again considering abandoning the $1.34 billion USD Tarniţa-Lăpuşteşti hydropower plant and replacing it with several small, pumped-storage hydropower
  • 4 Oct 2016- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST Urban Residents in Romanias’s Iaşi County Pay Less Than Rural Citizens A report of ApaVital SA, the regional water and sewage operator in Romania’s Iaşi County, has found that the price for water services is lower in towns and cities compared
  • 1 Sep 2016- 04:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Romania’s Minister of European Funds, Cristian Ghinea, has announced that the country will invest over $390 million USD for large infrastructure projects in the second half of this year. Several of the projects were included in the
  • 20 Jun 2016- 08:49 by Local Press Report BUCHAREST Romania Insider On Friday, the European Investment Bank (EIB) and Romania signed a loan agreement of EUR 300 million to support environmental projects within the European financing programme for the 2014-2020 period. The projects are in the field
  • 6 May 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Romania’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development will receive $1.16 billion USD for new irrigation infrastructure between 2016-2020, with $165.68 million USD allocated for this year. The funds will be used to rehabilitate the
  • 2 May 2016- 11:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Romania’s Energy Ministry has proposed suspending the $1.2 billion USD Tarniţa hydropower project over concerns about the value for money spent so far. Some $4.03 million USD has been invested in the project since 2013 for studies,
  • 18 Apr 2016- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Apa Nova, the water company operating in the Romanian capital, has launched a project to replace water pipes in individual apartments in large complexes. The utility, owned by France’s Veolia, also wants to introduce a fee-based
  • 2 Feb 2016- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Work on the $1.2 billion USD project to upgrade the Tarniţa-Lăpuşteşti hydropower plant project in Romania’s Cluj County will be delayed by a year, according to Ion Badea, general manager of Hidro Tarniţa SA, the company managing the
  • 2 Nov 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania The Romanian government last week approved a reduction in the value-added tax (VAT) for water supply from 24 percent to 9 percent. The new rate will take effect at the beginning of next year. The measure is part of a broader effort to
  • 21 Sep 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Romanian Agriculture Minister Daniel Constantin last week announced $685 million USD worth of irrigation infrastructure projects, which will irrigate 1.5 million hectares of land by 2020. This is the biggest irrigation investment the
  • 18 Aug 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania As a result of the ongoing drought in the region, the town of Calafat, in Dolj County, has run out of drinking water. Insufficient water levels in the Danube River have forced pumps to be shut down at the water collector serving the
  • 14 Aug 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Wells are drying up throughout Romania due to ongoing drought. The southern part of the country is particularly hard-hit, as are rural areas with no centralized water infrastructure. In some places, fire brigades are bringing in 5,000
  • 13 Aug 2015- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUCHAREST, Romania Hidro Tarnita SA, the company managing Romania’s Tarnita-Lapustesti hydropower facility, announced this week that it has pre-qualified three potential investors for the project. The three consortiums are: China Gezhouba Group Company

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