Utilities

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  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Saudi Arabia, JEDDAH — General Electric says it will be increasing its desalination business in the Middle East and Africa, citing increasing demand in the region. Its subsidiary, GE Water & Process Technologies, will be spearheading the move by
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel — A consortium including Kardan subsidiary Tahal Group and Triple R Energy, is planning to construct a pumped-storage hydroelectric power station at the Beit Shean Valley in Israel, at a total cost of $32.7 million. Pumped storage works
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV, Israel, ANGOLA, LUANDA Angola Press Agency-Anew Jordanian-Syrian dam could cut off the Jordan River's flow, an environmental group has warned. Friends of the Earth-Middle East said the "Unity Dam" project will cause the river's
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt, KAMPALA, Uganda — Two villagers have died and more than 200 fell sick from drinking sewage-contaminated water in the Egyptian governorate of Daqahliya, 120 kilometers north of Cairo. Health officials said that the victims were suffering
  • 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 OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan, ZIMBABWE, HARARE — The Jordanian Water & Irrigation Ministry is reviewing bids from five international consortiums for the contract to advise on the establishment of a new water regulator. The government has received funds from the
  • 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 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 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 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 OOSKAnews Correspondent FREETOWN, Sierra Leone- After emerging from a three-month water crisis, government authorities have mapped out "urgent strategies" to ensure that there is enough water in the country's main dam in the upcoming dry season from November to
  • 16 Oct 2006- 09:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent South Africa, PRETORIA- South African water prices have last year increased by 8.8%, a new American study reports. Urbanization and growing economy have put pressure on already scarce South African water resources, according to NUS Consulting, an

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