Algerian Setif Water Supply Contract Awards Expected by End of March

14 Jan 2007 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
ALGIERS, Algeria

— Algeria, normally only in the news related to oil and gas projects, has stepped up its water supply projects. Officials may start presenting the six contracts for dam and water supply projects in the Setif region, before the end of January. That's two months earlier than the officials had originally said they would award the contracts. Speed is seen as a key factor for success, so the authorities may not have a lot of time to conduct discussions. Wth the new contracts, the Algerian state dams agency, Agence National des Barrage, aims to set up a new infrastructure with the capacity to transport 313 million cubic meters of water per year...

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