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Rotec's flow reversal scoops Rising Star Award at TechXchange
Flow reversal firm Rotec has won the Rising Star Award at TechXchange at Singapore International Water Week 2018.
IDE wins brackish water desal plant contract in Israel
IDE Technologies has won a project to build and operate a brackish water reverse osmosis (BWRO) plant in Emek Hamainot, Israel.
Bidders line up for Sorek 2, as IDE agrees put option
Seven groups are bidding for Israel's Sorek 2 desalination plant project, including IDE Technologies which will sell off part of its desalination capacity if successful.
Gaza desalination plant delayed by goods blockade
Construction of a desalination plant in Gaza City, Palestine, has stalled after Israel halted the passage of goods into the State, reports Relief Web.
Israel issues tender for Sorek 2 mega-size desalination plant
The Israeli authorities have issued a tender for Sorek 2 desalination plant, reports business title Globes.
Delek completes purchase of Veridis in Israel
Delek Automotive Systems (DAS) has completed the acquisition of 70 per cent of desalination and environment company Veridis for ILS 922 million ($252 million), reports Globes.
IDE pays $53.3 million for 49 per cent of Sorek desalination plant
IDE is to acquire 49 per cent of Sorek desalination plant from Hong Kong-based Hutchinson Water for ILS 190 million ($53.3 million), reports Haaretz.
Israel kicks off pre-quals for large scale desalination plant
Israel has called for pre-qualification bids for planning, financing, constructing, and operating a new large scale desalination plant at Sorek.
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.
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.
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).
Israeli private investors eye Namibia desalination project
Officials from the Erongo region in Namibia and Israeli private investors are in advance stage talks over a second desalination plant in the county, reports New Era.
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.
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.
Top 20 water-stressed countries with solar potential
The World Resources Institute (WRI) has named the world's top 20 most water-stressed countries which have the most solar energy potential.
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).
Cape Town scraps proposal for 'extremely expensive' desalination plant
A proposal for a desalination plant in Cape Town, South Africa, has been scrapped amid claims that it is "extremely expensive" as an option to fulfil the city's water demand.
Hyflux wins a month's extension on sale of Tuaspring plant
Hyflux has secured an extension on its deadline to sell Tuaspring desalination and power plant.
IDA opens applications for $10,000 Channabasappa Scholarship
The International Desalination Association (IDA) is accepting applications for the Channabasappa Memorial Scholarship 2018-19.