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  • 2 Nov 2009- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Saudi Arabia, JEDDAH T he $3.4 billion USD Marafiq Independent Water and Power Project, which was carried out by France's GDF-Suez, came online last week. However, the plant will not reach its full design capacity of treating more than 200 million
  • 19 Oct 2009- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent sinGapore A subsidiary of PUB, Singapore's national water agency, won a $1.7 million USD contract from National Water Company of Saudi Arabia. PUB Consultants will act as an independent auditor for the performance-based management contract for
  • 19 Oct 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia The Saudi government plans to relaunch bids for the Ras Al Zour water and power plant in November, after increasing the target capacity of the plant. Saudi Arabia's state-run entity for seawater desalination, the Saline Water
  • 19 Oct 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia A subsidiary of PUB, Singapore's national water agency, won a $1.7 million USD contract from National Water Company of Saudi Arabia. PUB Consultants will act as an independent auditor for the performance-based management
  • 19 Oct 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia is fully committed to the privatization program for its water and power sectors, the Saudi government said. However, the government will not give up ownership of the country's water. Dr. Bakr Koshaim, power
  • 19 Oct 2009- 14:47 by Local Press Report JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA Saudi Gazette The King Abdullah University of Science and Technology's (KA UST) Water Desalination and Reuse Center will focus on research and development for freshwater provision in Saudi Arabia. "The center will help the
  • 12 Oct 2009- 20:58 by Local Press Report Japan, JEDDAH Arab News (Saudi Arabia) The Japan Cooperation Center for the Middle East (JCCME) is organizing workshops on a wide range of advanced water technologies in major cities in Saudi Arabia this month. The first event was held in Riyadh on October
  • 12 Oct 2009- 14:47 by Local Press Report KAMPALA, Uganda The New Vision (Uganda) The parliament gave approval for the government to borrow some $52 million USD from the African Development Bank for the Kampala Sanitation Program. The funds will be used to rehabilitate and extend the 135-kilometer
  • 5 Oct 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia's Water and Electricity Company selected the Saline Water Conversion Corp. (SWCC) to run the huge Ras Al Zour project and announced plans to relaunch bids within the next six months. The SWCC was chosen after the
  • 7 Sep 2009- 14:47 by Local Press Report KAMPALA, Uganda The New Vision (Uganda) The government will construct water supply and sanitation systems in 17 districts using a $26.4 million USD grant from Austria and the European Union. Seventy-five of the towns who applied for water and sanitation
  • 24 Aug 2009- 14:47 by Local Press Report SAUDI ARABIA, JUBAIL Arab News (Saudi Arabia) Saudi Arabia is planning to modernize desalination plants in the country, according to the Water and Electricity Minister Abdullah Al-Hussayen. Hussayen said the kingdom is the largest producer of desalinated
  • 17 Aug 2009- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Beijing-based water disposal firm and environmental protection equipment manufacturer Sound Group won a contract worth $82 million USD from Saudi Arabia to upgrade the country's ninth wastewater treatment plant. Sound Group won the
  • 17 Aug 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Beijing-based water disposal firm and environmental protection equipment manufacturer Sound Group won a contract worth $82 million USD from Saudi Arabia to upgrade the country's ninth wastewater treatment plant. Sound Group won the
  • 27 Jul 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia The Saudi Arabian government announced it has introduced cloud seeding to the southwestern region of the country as part of the third phase of the kingdom's bid to increase its water resources through more widespread rainfall.
  • 15 Jul 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAKU, Azerbaijan The Saudi Fund for Development loaned $25 million to Azerbaijan to fund construction of water supply and sewerage systems in the suburbs of the capital, Baku. The fund chaired by the Saudi Minister of Finance gave Azerbaijan the loan

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