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  • 31 Jan 2019- 09:23 by Local Press Report RIYADH Saudi Gazette Almar Water Solutions, part of Abdul Latif Jameel, has been awarded a contract to develop a desalination plant in the city of Shuqaiq, on the Red Sea coast of Saudi Arabia. Over $600m will be invested in the project, creating 700 jobs,
  • 13 Jan 2019- 07:38 by Local Press Report RIYADH Trade Arabia Saudi Arabia's Water & Electricity Company (WEC) has prequalified eight major international engineering groups as supervision consultants for the upcoming desalination projects in the kingdom. The Saudi utility pointed out that
  • 22 Jul 2018- 08:47 by OOSKAnews Info RIDAYH, Saudi Arabia Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC), a Suadia Arabia government corporation has engaged ACCIONA Agua to build the Al Khobar desalination plant in Khobar on the country's east coast, about 400 kilometres from Riyadh. This EPC
  • 25 Apr 2018- 08:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia’s Council of Economic and Development Affairs (CEDA) approved April 24 an executive plan for an extensive privatization program for the kingdom, to include water infrastructure as well as various other service sectors
  • 12 Mar 2018- 08:14 by Local Press Report RIYADH Gulf Business Saudi Arabia’s Water & Electricity Co (WEC) invited proposals on Monday to develop Jubail Phase 3, an integrated water desalination and power plant in the country’s Eastern Province, according to a tender posted on its website. The
  • 12 Feb 2018- 15:11 by Local Press Report RIYADH Al Arabiya The Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud has ordered allocation 175 million riyals to purchase desalinated water annually from mobile stations to meet the growing demand for desalinated water in Saudi Arabia. Sources indicate allocating
  • 3 Feb 2018- 08:58 by Local Press Report RIYADH Asharq Al-Aswat King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) has signed a contract with Metito Saudi Ltd (Metito) for the design and construction of a seawater desalination plant powered by solar energy and valued at SR220 million. Climate Innovation,
  • 21 Jan 2018- 11:26 by Local Press Report RIYADH Reuters Saudi Arabia plans to build nine desalination plants for more than 2 billion riyals ($530 million) on the Red Sea coast, its environment minister said on Sunday. The plants will have capacity of 240,000 cubic meters of water per day and will
  • 21 Sep 2016- 11:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia The world’s first and largest seawater desalination and cooling plant has opened near Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Adsorption Desalination and Cooling (ADC) will be used commercially in Saudi Arabia initially, with interest in the
  • 12 Sep 2016- 07:12 by Local Press Report RIYADH Saudi Gazette Saudi Arabia produces 18 percent of the world’s desalinated water, according to the annual report issued by the Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC), which runs the country’s 28 desalination plants on the Red Sea and Arabian Gulf
  • 18 Jan 2016- 08:56 by Local Press Report RIYADH Saudi Gazette One of the main pipes belonging to the Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) pumping water to Riyadh burst on Friday, raising concerns among residents about an impending water shortage. SWCC’s official spokesman Sultan Al-Otaibi
  • 12 Jan 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report RIYADH Eye of Dubai The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), the world’s largest desalination producer of water, has reaffirmed its commitment to meeting the country’s surging demand for the precious resource ahead of the upcoming International Water Summit (IWS).
  • 12 Aug 2015- 08:26 by Local Press Report RIYADH Saudi Arabia’s Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) produced 1.1 billion cubic meters of desalinated water last year, an increase of 10% from the previous year. Water and Electricity Minister Abdullah Al-Hussayen, who is also
  • 28 Jul 2015- 09:45 by Local Press Report RIYADH Saudi Gazette The Minister of Water and Electricity Abdullah Bin Abdulrahman Al-Hussayyen on Monday signed 45 water and sanitation contracts at a cost of over $187 million in various regions of the Kingdom. The projects include construction of
  • 22 Jan 2015- 10:30 by Local Press Report RIYADH Abengoa Abengoa, the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has been selected by Advanced Water Technology (AWT) to jointly develop the world's first large