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  • 15 Jul 2014- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates The UAE government announced last week that it would spend over $10 million USD to fund 76 clean drinking water projects in several areas in Pakistan. The projects include digging wells and building desalination plants,
  • The United Arab Emirates will expand nuclear energy projects in order to boost desalination projects, Minister of Environment and Water Rashed Ahmad Ben Fahd said last week.
  • The UAE Federal Electricity and Water Authority (FEWA) has allocated $109 million USD for water and energy projects in the emirate of Umm al Quwain, FEWA officials said on April 19.
  • The UAE Environment Ministry is considering a $62 million USD project to build 61 small dams throughout the country, according to sources in the ministry.
  • The emirate of Ras al Khaimah has established a new water and power company that will be responsible for all water and electricity projects and facilities in the emirate.
  • The Emirates Wildlife Society – World Wide Fund for Nature (EWS-WWF) last week recognized five companies for exceeding their self-imposed water and energy reduction targets.
  • Water technology manufacturer Xylem Inc, which celebrated its first birthday barely a year ago after being spun off from ITT, announced expansion plans for the Middle East region last week at the International Water Summit (IWS) 2013 in Abu Dhabi.
  • The Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar), a subsidiary of the Mubadala Development Company, on January 17 announced a three-year program to pilot three sustainable desalination solutions in Abu Dhabi.
  • Xylem, which celebrated its first birthday barely a year ago after being spun off from ITT, unveiled an innovative pump design, called the Flygt Experior, during the International Water Summit in Abu Dhabi this week.
  • 21 May 2012- 09:33 by Local Press Report duBai Arabian Business Drake and Scull International is "about to take its first job" in Iraq, CEO Khaldoun Tabari told a conference in Abu Dhabi today. The value of the pipeline project in Basra is US$300m, he said without giving further details.
  • 7 Dec 2010- 07:11 by Local Press Report Pakistan, ABU DHABI The National (United Arab Emirates) The UAE Red Crescent Authority (RCA) last week signed an agreement to provide 100,000 refugees displaced by the floods in Pakistan with long-term water supplies. Under the agreement, the RCA will work
  • 6 Dec 2010- 13:48 by Local Press Report UAE, ABU DHABI The National (United Arab Emirates) The UAE Red Crescent Authority (RCA) last week signed an agreement to provide 100,000 refugees displaced by the floods in Pakistan with long-term water supplies. Under the agreement, the RCA will work with
  • 30 Jul 2008- 14:47 by Local Press Report Russia, ABU DHABI Moscow Times (Russia) Russian construction firm Stroytransgaz has won the $418 million USD deal from Dolphin Energy for a 240-kilometer pipeline from Taweelah to Fujairah in the UAE. Eight international construction companies bid for the
  • 3 Sep 2007- 00:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united arab emirates, TEL AVIV, Israel, ABU DHABI — Officials from the United Arab Emirates and Turkmenistan are discussing ways to increase water cooperation, particularly with regard to water purification and desalination. Over the past week, UAE