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  • Egyptian construction firm Arab Contractors Company has qualified for the final stage of a $300 million USD desalination and drinking water pipeline network project in the southern Iraqi governorate of Basra, company officials said on May 6.
  • The United States could provide funding for Pakistan's $13 billion USD Diamer Bhasha Dam project, which has stalled over funding issues and objections from neighboring India.
  • 12 Sep 2012- 09:12 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Express Tribune Russia is seeking direct award of a construction contract for the $13 billion USD Diamer Bhasha Dam in a government-to-government deal without resorting to international competitive bidding, sources say. Faced with water and
  • 12 Jun 2012- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Chinese Deputy Environment Minister Wu Xiaoqing last week urged some restraint in the country’s big push to build dams. As many as 36 dams are being build or planned, on the upper sections of the Yangtze River. The country should learn
  • Walls inside Zhang Haomin’s home in Zhenxi Township, in Chongqing, started cracking in 2008, around the time the reservoir behind the new Three Gorges Dam neared capacity. “Early on, the cracks were small,” said Zhang, whose home is about three meters above the reservoir’s surface. “The town government had us paste paper strips on the walls to monitor the cracks.