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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
Madras High Court lifts bar on Nemmeli project tender
The Madras High Court has lifted its hold on the Nemmeli desalination plant tender, clearing the path for the project to move ahead.
Jordan's $2.82 billion development to include desalination
Jordan has unveiled a project to develop a zone north of Aqaba of 109 kilometres squared, to include desalination capacity of 329,000 m3/d.