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Madras High Court halts Nemmeli desal tender
The tender process for a desalination project in Chennai has been frozen by the Madras High Court in Tamil Nadu, reports Times of India.
ACWA Power, Sembcorp, and Suez among Al Ghubrah III pre-quals
ACWA Power, Sembcorp, and Suez are among eight international firms to have pre-qualified for Al Ghubrah III independent power and water project, Oman.
Kenya awards Almar and Aqua Swiss with desalination contracts
Kenya has awarded Almar Water Solutions a 100,000 m3/d desalination plant project in Mombasa and AquaSwiss a 30,000 m3/d project in Likoni.
ACWA Power Barka shuts off gas and steam turbines
A gas turbine has tripped at ACWA Power Barka power and water station in Oman, resulting in both of the plant's gas turbines and its steam turbine being shut off.
Inge wins first big order to supply seawater desalination plant in Oman
Inge has won a contract to supply ultrafiltration (UF) solutions to the Sharqiyah desalination plant project in Oman, in a change to the original specification.
Switchgear fire sparks Barka II desalination plant shutdown
A fire in the low voltage switchgear room at Barka II desalination plant in Oman has caused the facility to shut down.
IDE to supply desalination for Teck copper mine
IDE is to design and supply a modular desalination plant for Teck Resources' Quebrada Blanca copper mine extension project in northern Chile.
Sydney Desalination Plant an option in flood mitigation debate
Australia's opposition spokesman for water Chris Minns has floated a proposal to re-start Sydney Desalination Plant as an alternative to a contentious flood mitigation scheme, reports Blue Mountains Gazette.
Wabag to design and build a desalination plant at Mangalore refinery
Wabag has won a design and build contract to supply a desalination plant for Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited (MRPL) in Karnataka, India.
WorleyParsons acquires Jacobs' energy, chemicals, and resources division
Australia's WorleyParsons is purchasing the energy, chemicals, and resources (ECR) division of Jacobs in the US for $3.3 billion, comprising $2.6 billion in cash and 58.2 million WorleyParsons shares.
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.
Hitachi wins $8.8 million desalination project in the Maldives
Hitachi Aqua-Tech Engineering and Hitachi Capital Asia have won a water supply contract from Male Water & Sewerage Company in the Maldives.
Suez International seeks to halt work order on Nemmeli project
Madras High Court has ordered Chennai Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board not to issue a work order for its proposed Nemmeli desalination plant, following a petition from bidder Suez International.
Singapore to tender S$5 billion of water and waste works
Singapore's PUB and National Environment Agency (NEA) are to tender more than S$5 billion ($3.7 billion) of works covering civil, mechanical and electrical engineering for Tuas Nexus, an integrated wastewater and waste treatment facility.
Hitachi Zosen takes 100 per cent ownership of Osmoflo in share deal
Hitachi Zosen has acquired additional shares in Osmoflo, taking its stake to 100 per cent and making the desalination company a wholly-owned subsidiary.
Egypt signs MOU with AquaSwiss
An Egyptian government organisation has signed an MOU with the Swiss desalination specialist, according to Egypt Today.
Keppel poised to buy chemical company Ixom
Keppel Infrastructure is closing in on a deal to acquire Ixom, the Australian chemicals company controlled by Blackstone, reports Bloomberg.
US Bureau of Reclamation kicks off desal funding programme
The US federal agency the Bureau of Reclamation is offering funding for lab- and pilot-scale projects as part of its Desalination and Water Purification Research (DWPR) programme.
Italmatch boosts portfolio with BWA Water Additives buy
Italmatch Chemicals is to acquire BWA Water Additives, adding to its portfolio of chemicals for water treatment and industrial processes.