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Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction is to build the Yanbu Phase 3 Seawater Desalination
Plant under a contract worth US$ 1 billion from the Saline Water Conversion
Corporation of Saudi Arabia.
4 December 2012
Doosan takes Yanbu 3 MSF plant in Saudi
The Yanbu 3 multistage flash (MSF) plant will be built 350 km north of Jeddah to supply
fresh water to the industrial city of Yanbu and the nearby Medina region. The plant will deliver
550,000 m³/d of water, sufficient to meet daily requirements of 1.8 million people.
Doosan's engineering, procurement and construction contract includes equipment
design and manufacturing as well as installation and testing. The project is due for completion by
In 2010, Doosan won the contract to build the Ras Al Khair 1 MSF plant,
the world's largest desalination project to date, followed by the Yanbu 2 Expansion multi‑effect distillation (MED) plant, featuring the world's largest MED distiller, and the Marafiq Yanbu
MED plant in 2011.
"Doosan was able to become the
successful bidder because we have built solid trust with our client through successful execution
of various projects over the years, on top of our cutting-edge technologies," said Seokwon Yun, CEO of Doosan's Water Business Group. "With the
winning of the latest project, Doosan has further strengthened its position as the global leader in
the seawater desalination industry."
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