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  • 4 Mar 2019- 08:18 by Local Press Report RIYADH Trade Arabia ACWA Power, a leading developer, owner and operator of power generation and water desalination plants, said its consortium with Saudi Brothers Commercial Company (SBCC), has signed senior financing and hedging agreements for the SR2.62
  • 31 Jan 2019- 09:23 by Local Press Report RIYADH Saudi Gazette Almar Water Solutions, part of Abdul Latif Jameel, has been awarded a contract to develop a desalination plant in the city of Shuqaiq, on the Red Sea coast of Saudi Arabia. Over $600m will be invested in the project, creating 700 jobs,
  • 13 Jan 2019- 07:38 by Local Press Report RIYADH Trade Arabia Saudi Arabia's Water & Electricity Company (WEC) has prequalified eight major international engineering groups as supervision consultants for the upcoming desalination projects in the kingdom. The Saudi utility pointed out that
  • 29 Oct 2018- 13:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRETORIA, South Africa A new report from the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and South Africa's Pegasys Institute assesses the history ofcolonial-era “water grabbing” policies in sub-Saharan Africa and argues for a “de-colonizing”
  • 17 Oct 2018- 07:49 by Local Press Report JEDDAH Saudi Gazette The National Water Company reduced the demand on water trucks in Jeddah by 20 percent. The company is in its second phase of improving water pumping and distribution and enhancing the operational process. Access Climate Sanitation,
  • 22 Jul 2018- 08:47 by OOSKAnews Info RIDAYH, Saudi Arabia Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC), a Suadia Arabia government corporation has engaged ACCIONA Agua to build the Al Khobar desalination plant in Khobar on the country's east coast, about 400 kilometres from Riyadh. This EPC
  • 25 Apr 2018- 08:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia’s Council of Economic and Development Affairs (CEDA) approved April 24 an executive plan for an extensive privatization program for the kingdom, to include water infrastructure as well as various other service sectors
  • 26 Mar 2018- 07:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN Jordan Yemen Rainy Season Approaches; Time Is Lost as Aid Is Delayed; “Peanuts” Jibe At Trump; Three Years Of War Is “More Than Enough” The United Nations has warned that Yemen is likely to be hit by another cholera outbreak within a few weeks. As
  • 14 Mar 2018- 06:18 by Local Press Report KING ABDULLAH ECONOMIC CITY Zawya Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) and Metito have broken ground for a seawater desalination plant powered by solar energy in KAEC. Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology Investment Scarcity Social
  • 12 Mar 2018- 08:14 by Local Press Report RIYADH Gulf Business Saudi Arabia’s Water & Electricity Co (WEC) invited proposals on Monday to develop Jubail Phase 3, an integrated water desalination and power plant in the country’s Eastern Province, according to a tender posted on its website. The
  • 27 Feb 2018- 09:35 by Local Press Report RIDAYH Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) Officials from Kuwait and Aden signed an agreement to transport water from Abyan to Aden to permanently address the water supply problem in the Yemeni port city. The agreement is aimed at fixing the 58 kilometer pipeline
  • 12 Feb 2018- 15:11 by Local Press Report RIYADH Al Arabiya The Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud has ordered allocation 175 million riyals to purchase desalinated water annually from mobile stations to meet the growing demand for desalinated water in Saudi Arabia. Sources indicate allocating
  • 3 Feb 2018- 08:58 by Local Press Report RIYADH Asharq Al-Aswat King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) has signed a contract with Metito Saudi Ltd (Metito) for the design and construction of a seawater desalination plant powered by solar energy and valued at SR220 million. Climate Innovation,
  • 21 Jan 2018- 11:26 by Local Press Report RIYADH Reuters Saudi Arabia plans to build nine desalination plants for more than 2 billion riyals ($530 million) on the Red Sea coast, its environment minister said on Sunday. The plants will have capacity of 240,000 cubic meters of water per day and will
  • 11 Jul 2017- 09:13 by Local Press Report RIDAYH Zawya Dubai is planning to build a new 30 billion dirham ($8.17 billion) deep-tunnel sewage system to be completed in 2025. Feasibility studies are complete and design work has begun; construction is expected to start in 2019. The tunnels will replace

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