Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology

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  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Sierra Leone, KABALA — A $4 million USD loan to the Sierre Leone government from the Arab Bank for Economic Development will rehabilitate the water system for this remote township. When completed, it will be the first pipe-borne water to be provided in
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report BUJUMBURA, Burundi UN Integrated Regional- Belgium has given Burundi a grant of some $12.6 million USD to support rural water supply, education and road construction projects. At least $2.5 million USD of the grant will go toward increasing water supply in
  • 16 Oct 2006- 09:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united arab emirates, ABU DHABI This capital city of the United Arab Emirates is in a race against itself. Abu Dhabi's wastewater handling and treatment system is barely able to keep up with the daily volume of sewage and has been performing for
  • 16 Oct 2006- 09:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON (OOSKAnews)- Expect the Qataris to be back. Although the Qatar Investment Authority's consortium lost in its bid to acquire Thames Water, the tiny Middle Eastern emirate still has the money and the will to buy other public water and sewer
  • 16 Oct 2006- 09:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ZIMBABWE, HARARE- Harare is facing a critical shortage of water after the sole supplier of purifying chemical, Zimbabwe Phosphate Industries Limited recently cut supplies to the embattled city council amid reports that the local authority and the
  • 16 Oct 2006- 09:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Iraq, KENDALA- A nonprofit organization has been providing drinking water to villagers in Iraq, using technology originally developed for the U.S. space program. Concern for Kids, based in Lawrenceville, Georgia, in the United States, has been operating
  • 16 Oct 2006- 09:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Canada, MONTREAL- The water treatment group of Groupe Laperriere & Verreault Inc. (GL&V) received a $16.1 million (USD) contract to provide seawater intake screening systems for a large water and power project in Ras Laffan, Qatar, the company
  • 16 Oct 2006- 09:26 by Local Press Report duBai, united arab emirates Yonhap- Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction of South Korea is expanding its desalination projects this year to include a new research and development center for freshwater plant technology and water treatment in the United
  • 16 Oct 2006- 09:26 by Local Press Report DOHA AME Info- Qatar's first-ever district cooling project, which provides 30,000 tons of refrigeration to residential and commercial establishments in Doha's West Bay District, began operations last week. Qatar Cool, a subsidiary of the United
  • 16 Oct 2006- 09:26 by Local Press Report Mena Report- United Arab Emirates-based Metito has won a $2.3 million-plus contract to construct a desalination plant in Port Sudan, on Sudan's Red Sea coast. Metito plans to complete the plant within seven months. Under terms of the contract, the
  • 16 Oct 2006- 09:26 by Local Press Report DOHA The Peninsula- Qatar has signed deals for five projects, worth a total of 481 million Qatari riyals (over $132 million), to expand water services at locations across the country. The contracts include a 51 million-riyal project to extend a water supply
  • 16 Oct 2006- 09:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent duBai, united arab emirates- The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) says it will invest more than $15.2 billion in the water, desalination and power sector of the country. If total amount is made available, the production capacity of the total
  • 16 Oct 2006- 09:26 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV The Jerusalem Post- Two Israeli investment companies are opening a new $120 million fund for infrastructure projects, including water projects. Yesodot, the fund being launched by Tel Aviv-based Clal Finance Underwriting and Professional Solutions
  • 16 Oct 2006- 09:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TRIPOLI, LIBYA- The Libyan government will spend some $6 billion (USD) on sanitation and water projects as part of an ambitious infrastructure development plan that also will entail major road, airport, and housing projects whose details were discussed
  • 16 Oct 2006- 09:26 by Local Press Report duBai, united arab emirates Middle East Real Estate and Construction News Wire- Palm Water LLC has won a $272.2 million contract to provide a sewage treatment plant and sewage and irrigation services for Dubai real estate developer Nakheel's

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