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  • 17 Dec 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent duBai, united arab emirates —A re-tender of the Jebel AN M power and desalination project by the Dubai government has attracted only one additional bidder. In September, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) changed the Jebel AN project's
  • 17 Dec 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Saudi Arabia, CAIRO, Egypt, JEDDAH — The Kuwaiti Fund for Arab Economic Development loaned $20 million to the Egyptian government to build a sewage treatment plant in Al-Shorouk, northeast of the Cairo. The loan agreement calls for Egypt to repay over
  • 17 Dec 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report united arab emirates, ABU DHABI Al Bawaba — Wastewater reuse could be a solution to water shortages in the Middle East-North Africa region, Sharjah-based water company Metito International said. At a wastewater treatment conference in Abu Dhabi, Hani Tarazi,
  • 17 Dec 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt —Arab countries need to establish an industrial base to develop water technologies, according to water sector representatives who attended the Third Arab Water Conference in Cairo. "The participants have agreed on the importance of
  • 10 Dec 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent duBai, united arab emirates — With the establishment of a new Center of Excellence in Dubai, General Electric (GE) is set for an all-out expansion of its operations in the water sector of the region. GE officials announced that GE Water & Process
  • 10 Dec 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report united arab emirates, ABU DHABI MENAFN.com — German-based Siemens has opened a regional business center in the emirate of Abu Dhabi. The center will specialize in the oil and gas sector. The center's head, Sunil Mehra, said Siemens offered an advantage
  • 3 Dec 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent duBai, united arab emirates — Palm Water LLC has won a $550 million USD contract to design, build, own and operate water and wastewater plants in the Jebel AN Free Zone. Under the contract, Palm Water will build a desalination plant with a capacity of
  • 3 Dec 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report duBai, united arab emirates Khaleej Times — Sharjah has signed a $350 million USD Islamic finance facility to fund several Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (Sewa) projects. Sharjah's Crown Prince, Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan al Qasimi,
  • 20 Nov 2006- 08:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — Analysts have been warning for years that a new regional war could erupt in East Africa, not caused by mineral rights or petroleum reserves, but due to conflicts over water. The main source for water supply to all East African countries,
  • 20 Nov 2006- 08:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united arab emirates, ABU DHABI — International water and wastewater solutions provider Metito has been acquired by Abu Dhabi-based investment fund Gulf Capital. Gulf Capital, currently one of the largest and most active private equity companies in the
  • 20 Nov 2006- 08:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united arab emirates, SHARJAH — Sewage water from the emirate of Fujairah has leaked into the drinking water in neighboring Sharjah. Fujairah's sewage is dumped at a location just 5 kilometers from the town of Kalba, on the edge of the emirate of
  • 12 Nov 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united arab emirates, ABU DHABI — The Arab Gulf region is one of the world's driest areas in terms of water, but when it comes to money, the oil-rich region is pouring investments locally and globally into this sector. But is it enough? World Bank
  • 12 Nov 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united arab emirates, SHARJAH —Areas of Sharjah still face water shortages, despite efforts by the Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA). Maysaloon and Al Mussala areas and some industrial parts of the emirate are still affected by the scarcity
  • 12 Nov 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united arab emirates, ABU DHABI, ZIMBABWE, HARARE — With a water distribution system unable to meet demand, infrastructure in need of upgrade and the country unable to attract funds it needs to fix the problem, Zimbabwe's two largest cities see no
  • 12 Nov 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report united arab emirates, ABU DHABI Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com) — The Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA) has raised $3.5 billion USD as part of a strategy for the company's international growth in the water and power industry. TAQA CEO Peter Barker

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