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  • 19 Feb 2007- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DOHA, Qatar — A joint venture of two Dutch consulting companies, Royal Haskoning and KEMA, has won a contract to set up a new master plan for the Qatari water and power sectors. According to the Dutch joint-venture, the master plan will have to be
  • 11 Feb 2007- 21:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS — Suez' top man Gerard Mestrallet says he wishes for a more accelerated corporate expansion, following the announcement of a 4.9 percent growth in the company's revenues generated in the Middle East and Asia in 2006. With total
  • 11 Feb 2007- 21:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan — When Geoff Lawton met Jordanian farmers, 2 kilometers north of the Dead Sea, they thought his ideas were out of this world- he was proposing to salvage a totally dried, salted land and turn it into a self-sustainable farm. The alkaline
  • 11 Feb 2007- 21:36 by Local Press Report duBai, united arab emirates AME Info — Desalination and waste water technologies will be showcased at the Middle East Energy 2007 conference in Dubai. The exhibition will feature products from companies operating in desalination and waste water industries,
  • 11 Feb 2007- 21:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent duBai, united arab emirates-- The Dubai Municipality has stepped up its efforts to find bidders for a new sewage treatment plant, extending the original bid deadline. Officials of the Municipality have said that they have extended the bid deadline for
  • 11 Feb 2007- 21:36 by Local Press Report OMAN, MUSCAT Oman Daily Observer — Oman is moving to the next phase of the government's plan to privatize the water and power sector, which should happen this year. The first step was taken with the recent formal transfer of shares of Al Rusail Power
  • 5 Feb 2007- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON — Time and again when the media trumpet the arrival or development of new desalination projects the stories gloss over the actual cost of the water that is being produced. This is not necessarily bad reporting but because desalination costs are
  • 5 Feb 2007- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel — The Israeli government has approved a multimillion-dollar water pipeline project in and around Jerusalem. The Israeli cabinet approved the construction of a fifth water pipeline for greater Jerusalem at a cost of $305-402 million USD.
  • 5 Feb 2007- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DOHA, Qatar — In the next year, Qatar will expand and rehabilitate its still-fledgling water and power network. The Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) presented a budget of $3.4 billion USD for 2007. The massive investment amounts
  • 5 Feb 2007- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DOHA, Qatar, Iraq, AL DIWANIYAH — The government of Al Qadisiyah province is spending $1 million USD to build two water stations in the city of Al Diwaniyah, 260 kilometers southwest of Baghdad. Falah Mahdi, the engineer in charge of water projects in Al
  • 5 Feb 2007- 09:08 by Local Press Report OMAN, MUSCAT Oman Daily Observer — SMN Power Holding Company, which represents A consortium of Suez-Tractebel SA, Mubadala Development Company of Abu Dhabi and Oman's National Trading Company LLC, is taking operational control of the Al Rusail power
  • 5 Feb 2007- 09:08 by Local Press Report BOSTON, Massachusetts Gulf Daily News (Bahrain) — General Electric received $1 billion USD in orders for water and power projects in Saudi Arabia. GE said it was providing the electricity-generating turbines for the Marafiq water desalination and power plant
  • 5 Feb 2007- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel — Israel's Tahal Consulting Engineers, Ltd., a subsidiary of Kardan Ltd., won a $70.3 million USD turnkey project tender in Turkey. The tender has been awarded to a Kardan-led group, in which the Athena Group of Greece and the
  • 5 Feb 2007- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united arab emirates, ABU DHABI, ANGOLA, HUAMBO — United Technical Services (UTS), a UAE-based technology services company) will target new sectors for its new improved wastewater treatment system. Instead of focusing on the water sector, the company
  • 5 Feb 2007- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUWAIT CITY, KUWAIT — Following in the steps of Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait's government announced that it will increase total production capacity of the electricity and water sectors in the next four years. Steps

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