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  • 1 Aug 2011- 14:30 by Local Press Report MA, TOPSFIELD International Desalination Association The International Desalination Association (IDA) urged regional governments and stakeholders to work together to protect the environment of the Persian Gulf. “It is impossible to overstate the importance of
  • 13 Jun 2011- 23:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt  Egypt and Qatar have agreed on furthering cooperation in the field of water resources management. The agreement came after a meeting in Cairo last week between Egyptian Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Hussein Al-Atfi and Sheikh
  • 6 Jun 2011- 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt  The Water Authority in Gaza has launched a number of water and wastewater infrastructure projects financed by Persian Gulf countries, according to water officials in the territory. The Water Authority started the first phase of wastewater
  • 18 Apr 2011- 14:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Acquisition of fertile land in Africa by rich countries and multi-national corporations, if unchecked, threatens the survival of fragile ecosystems including forests, watersheds and indigenous biodiversity. Experts told a recent
  • 4 Apr 2011- 15:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian Contracting Company (Mokhtar Ibrahim) has offered bids for two desalination plant projects in the United Arab Emirates, according to company chairman Ali Abu Halawa. “The company has submitted the financial and technical offers
  • 12 Oct 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, MA, TOPSFIELD The International Desalination Association (IDA) announced it will form a task force to examine the environmental effects of desalination in the Persian Gulf and suggest mitigation strategies. The IDA said in a statement
  • 14 Sep 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united arab emirates, DOHA Desalination, which is an increasingly popular way to enhance Persian Gulf countries' rapidly diminishing supplies of drinking water may need to be rethought, as experts warned of a worrying increase in salinity of Gulf
  • 15 Jul 2009- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Bangkok, thailand With fears of food insecurity rising, there has recently been an increase in large-scale international land deals. Food-importing nations, such as Persian Gulf or Asian states, have signed deals in poorer countries for a total of as
  • 13 Jul 2009- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Bangkok, thailand With fears of food insecurity rising, there has recently been an increase in large-scale international land deals. Foodimporting nations, such as Persian Gulf or Asian states, have signed deals in poorer countries for a total of as
  • 29 Jun 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Saudi Arabia, DAMMAM The $10 million USD GE Saudi Water and Process Technology Center, the company's second facility in the Persian Gulf region, opened on June 23. The center has a blending plant for water treatment chemicals and has advanced water
  • 2 Mar 2009- 13:46 by Local Press Report MANAMA, Bahrain TradeArabia News Service Persian Gulf countries spend some $133 billion USD every year on water and wastewater management, according to Saudi Aramco community services executive director Mazen Snobar. "We need more cost-effective,
  • 1 Dec 2008- 13:48 by Local Press Report UNITED KINGDOM, WARWICKSHIRE AME Info The global economic crisis will likely have a short-term effect on the pipe and tube industry in the Persian Gulf, according to the International Tube Association. The association said the key sectors that support the
  • 30 Jun 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent duBai, united arab emirates UAE-based Citi Cool plans to invest some $1.6 billion USD in the next three to five years for district cooling and water treatment projects in the Persian Gulf region, a company official said. Citi Cool CEO Fouad Younan told
  • 23 Mar 2008- 21:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united arab emirates, ABU DHABI- Increased demand for power and water in the Persian Gulf has not only led to increased construction costs, but increasingly has put pressure on the availability of natural gas in the region. Growing worldwide demand for
  • 10 Sep 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent duBai, united arab emirates — The massive construction of independent water and power projects (IWPPs) in the Persian Gulf region is not going to be enough to cover projected demand. Yet for now they remain the only real option to increase water supply

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