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  • 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
  • 6 Nov 2018- 13:20 by Local Press Report RIYADH Trade Arabia Indian multinational group VA Tech Wabag (Wabag) has been awarded a major engineering, procurement and construction contract worth SR500 million ($133 million) for the development of a sewage water treatment plant in Jubail area of the
  • 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
  • 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
  • 23 Feb 2018- 14:26 by Local Press Report RIYADH argaam Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture, Abdulrahman Al Fadley, who also serves as chairman of the National Water Company (NWC), signed today a consulting agreement with Japan’s Mizuho Bank. Under the agreement, the bank
  • 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
  • 17 Nov 2017- 11:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Three cities in Yemen have stopped providing clean water in recent days, putting close to a million people at risk of a renewed cholera outbreak and other water-borne diseases. "The water and sewage systems in Hodeida, Sa&#039
  • 21 Sep 2016- 11:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia The world’s first and largest seawater desalination and cooling plant has opened near Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Adsorption Desalination and Cooling (ADC) will be used commercially in Saudi Arabia initially, with interest in the
  • 12 Sep 2016- 07:12 by Local Press Report RIYADH Saudi Gazette Saudi Arabia produces 18 percent of the world’s desalinated water, according to the annual report issued by the Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC), which runs the country’s 28 desalination plants on the Red Sea and Arabian Gulf
  • 4 Aug 2016- 09:03 by Local Press Report RIYADH Global Trade Review Saudi Arabia is lending US$80mn to Cuba for the import of infrastructure equipment, through its Fund for Development’s export programme. The loan is split between a five-year revolving US$50mn facility meant to help Cuba import
  • 18 Jan 2016- 08:56 by Local Press Report RIYADH Saudi Gazette One of the main pipes belonging to the Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) pumping water to Riyadh burst on Friday, raising concerns among residents about an impending water shortage. SWCC’s official spokesman Sultan Al-Otaibi
  • 12 Jan 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report RIYADH Eye of Dubai The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), the world’s largest desalination producer of water, has reaffirmed its commitment to meeting the country’s surging demand for the precious resource ahead of the upcoming International Water Summit (IWS).