Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology

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  • 27 Oct 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates Investing in renewable-energy technology presents the most affordable option for African countries to increase the amount of water available to meet rising demand due to expanding economic growth, rising population and
  • 30 Oct 2014- 10:13 by Local Press Report MUSCAT Zawya Degrémont, a subsidiary of SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT, was selected by Hyundai Engineering and Construction to build the reverse osmosis sea water desalination plant of the Mirfa Independent Water and Power Project (Mirfa IWPP) in the Emirate of Abu
  • 18 Feb 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAMA, Bahrain Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC) Common Water Network will initially be carried out on a bilateral basis, Bahraini Minister of Electricity and Water Abdel-Hussein Merza said last week. “The network will be built on a bilateral basis
  • 1 Nov 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates The Egyptian and UAE governments this week signed $4.9 billion USD worth of loan and aid agreements to finance development and infrastructure projects in Egypt, including water, sanitation and power projects. “UAE aid has
  • Egypt’s Holding Company for Construction and Development (HCCD) on May 19 announced a new $34 million USD drinking water pipeline project in Abu Dhabi.
  • The UAE government last week announced it would provide $500 million USD to fund water, power and other infrastructure projects in Oman this year.
  • The Egyptian Contracting Company (Mokhtar Ibrahim) won a $37.7 million USD water pipeline project in Abu Dhabi, company officials announced last week.
  • The Middle East’s water and energy sectors will experience significant growth in 2012, as 97 new projects worth some $32.7 billion USD have started or will start construction in 12 countries, according to a new report from market research specialists Ventures Middle East.
  • 27 Feb 2012- 09:33 by Local Press Report MUSCAT Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates) The Ghantoot Group on Sunday announced that it will invest $500 million USD in various projects in Oman’s hospitality, water and power sectors. In its biggest ever expansion drive outside of the UAE, the Abu Dhabi
  • 11 Jul 2011- 13:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Orascom Construction Industries’ (OCI) Saudi subsidiary, Orascom Saudi Limited Company (OSL), won a $450 million USD contract for infrastructure work including supply and installation of 146 kilometers of pipe for stormwater, wastewater and
  • 26 Jan 2009- 13:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united arab emirates, ABU DHABI A high-level Dutch political and business delegation led by Crown Prince Willem Alexander made official visits to Gulf Cooperation Council countries last week. During the trip, several major new agreements have been
  • 27 Aug 2007- 11:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united arab emirates, DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, ABU DHABI, OMAN, MUSCAT — Arabian Power Company (APC) has begun commercial operation of a new advanced combined cycle plant and a desalination plant at Umm Al Nar power and water project in Abu Dhabi. APC
  • 2 Apr 2007- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — A giant water pumping station in Toshka is set to start operations. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak gave the go-ahead to start operating the station in southern Egypt. Mubarak will also inaugurate the third branch of Sheikh Zayed Canal in
  • 19 Mar 2007- 10:09 by Local Press Report united arab emirates, ABU DHABI Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates) — Mubadala Development Company, the Suez-led consortium that won the contract for Oman's Barka 2 independent water and power project, has completed the limited-recourse financing of
  • 5 Feb 2007- 09:08 by Local Press Report OMAN, MUSCAT Oman Daily Observer — SMN Power Holding Company, which represents A consortium of Suez-Tractebel SA, Mubadala Development Company of Abu Dhabi and Oman's National Trading Company LLC, is taking operational control of the Al Rusail power