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IDA World Congress 2017 award winners in full
The International Desalination Association (IDA) has recognised the best technical papers and other contributions at IDA World Congress 2017 with a roster of special awards.
Suez and Middle East plants top 2018 Global Water Awards
Suez has scooped the Desalination Company of the Year Award, and Middle East facilities topped the desal plant categories at this year's Global Water Awards from Global Water Intelligence (GWI).
Gaza large scale desal project secures €456 million funding
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is to issue a tender for Gaza Central Desalination Plant and Associated Works Project, after the scheme received pledges amounting to €456 million ($560 million).
Six submit tenders for Palestine desalination project
The Palestinian Water Authority has received six tenders, including designs, for a desalination plant in at Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip, reports Ma'an News Agency.
Israeli water minister floats plan for two new desal plants
Israel's minster of infrastructure, energy and water Yuval Steinitz has floated a plan to build two new desalination plants, reports Reuters.
McCarthy in as new IDA secretary general
Shannon McCarthy has been appointed secretary general of the International Desalination Association (IDA) at IDA World Congress 2017 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Desal at the centre of India-Israel state visit
Desalination and water policy was at the centre of Indian prime minister Narendra Modi's visit to Israel last week (4 to 6 July, 2017).
Mumbai turns to brackish desal to reduce dependence on dams
Mumbai Metropolitan Region is to construct a creek water desalination pilot project as part of moves to help reduce dependence on dams, reports Times of India.
Felber secures deal to acquire 50 percent of IDE shares
Israel Chemicals Limited (ICL) has sold its 50 per cent stake in desalination company IDE Technologies for $177.7 million in cash.
India's Mangaluru city is mulling a desalination plant
Authorities in Mangaluru, a port city on the Arabian Sea, on India's west coast, are proposing a 200,000 m3/d desalination plant, reports Daiji World.
India looks to Israel for water solutions
India and Israel are negotiating an agreement that will result in closer ties between the two countries on desalination and agriculture, reports Hindustan Times.
Emefcy and RWL Water merge to become Fluence
Emefcy and RWL Water are proposing a merger to create new global water group Fluence Corporation.
Mekorot could sell plants as it looks to restructure
Israel's national water company Mekorot is restructuring and may sell off parts of its portfolio after running into financial difficulty, reports Israeli business publication, TheMarker.
Saudi Arabia names nine consortia as pre-quals for Rabigh 3 mega project
Saudi Arabia has prequalified nine consortia for its mega desalination public-private partnership (PPP) project Rabigh 3, reports MEED.
Engie acquires stake in cooling provider Tabreed
Engie has bought 40 per cent of National Central Cooling Company PJSC (Tabreed) from Mubadala Investment Company, becoming its key shareholder alongside Mubadala, which retains 42 per cent.
Oman appoints advisers to support utility privatisation
Oman's Nama Holdings has appointed advisors to assist in privatising a number of its subsidiaries in the electricity sector.
Dow to supply RO elements to Barka desalination plant project
Dow Water & Process Solutions is to supply advanced reverse osmosis (RO) elements to Barka desalination plant project in Oman, after selection by Suez.
Red Sea-Dead Sea tender held up by diplomatic row
The Red Sea-Dead Sea project has hit a block after Israel's embassy in Jordan was closed in response to a shooting in July 2017.
IFM Investors snaps up 49 per cent of FCC Aqualia
Australian fund manager IFM Investors is to acquire 49 per cent of Spanish water company FCC Aqualia for €1,024 million ($1,258 million).
Public consultation opens on Los Angeles' first large seawater desalination project
West Basin Municipal Water District, California, US, has issued a draft environmental impact review (EIR) for a large size desalination plant.