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UN urges desalination industry to improve on brine
The United Nations has called on the desalination industry to clean up its act on brine as the number of desalination plants worldwide continues to climb.
Swcc and Hyrec sign MOU to use Hyrec's concentration technology at SWCC plants
Saudi Arabia's Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) and Hyrec Technologies Ltd. have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to deploy Hyrec's Osmotically Assisted Reverse Osmosis (OARO) technology for Zero Liquid Discharge desalination in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Marubeni-led group wins Shuqaiq 3 project
A consortium led by Marubeni Corporation is to invest $600 million in Shuqaiq 3 desalination plant project in Saudi Arabia.
Saudi's WEC prequalifies eight firms for supervisory contract
Saudi Arabia's Water and Electricity Company (WEC) has pre-qualified eight companies to provide supervisory consultancy services on its desalination projects.
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Seven bidders line up for Abu Dhabi mega-project
Abu Dhabi Department of Energy has unveiled the seven consortia bidding for Taweela desalination plant mega-project, with the lowest price coming from ACWA Power at $0.49 per cube.
Saudi Arabia to build solar-powered, adsorption desalination plant
Saudi Arabia is building a solar-powered desalination plant using adsoprtion technology, in one of seven strategic projects that include the nation's first nuclear research reactor.
SWCC asks firms to resubmit bids on nine plants
Saline Water Conversion Corporation of Saudi Arabia has invited firms to resubmit bids on nine desalination plant projects that were brought forward in January 2018, reports MEED.
Saudi's PIF to raise stake in Acwa Power
Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) is to raise its stake in Acwa Power to 40 per cent up from 25 per cent, reports Reuters.
DuPont opens membrane factory in Saudi Arabia
DuPont Water Solutions has opened a new membrane manufacturing facility in Saudi Arabia.
Fluence and partners win $74M desalination contract in Egypt
Fluence Corporation Limited says a partnership between its Egyptian joint venture The International Co. for Water Services & Infrastructure (IWSI) and Hassan Allam EPC has been awarded a $74M EPC contract to design and construct a 40,000 m3/day seawater desalination plant, with capacity for future expansion to 80,000 m3/day.
New Report: Towards a global standard for water reuse
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WorleyParsons and WatershipBlue team up to deliver large-scale floating desal plants
WorleyParsons and WatershipBlue have entered into a Master Services Agreement supporting the advisory, consulting, design, construction, and operation of waterships worldwide.
AMTA seeks new Executive Director
American Membrane Technology Association (AMTA) is seeking an Executive Director to lead the organisation starting in October 2019.
Egypt signs MOU with AquaSwiss
An Egyptian government organisation has signed an MOU with the Swiss desalination specialist, according to Egypt Today.
Israel poised to approve Red Sea-Dead Sea project
Approval for the Red Sea-Dead Sea desalination project could be given by the Israeli government before national elections scheduled for 9 April 2019, reports AL-Monitor.
Waves to Water Prize targets ocean-powered desal
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has introduced the Waves to Water Prize for wave-powered desalination technologies and is seeking feedback on the initiative.
Evoqua to supply UF system for Jurong Island project
Evoqua has won a contract to supply Memcor low-pressure membrane technology for the pre-treatment system at Jurong Island Desalination Plant.
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.
Hawaii considers special bonds for solar desalination
Hawaii Island is looking to introduce new special purpose bonds to build and operate solar-powered desalination plants, reports westhawaiitoday.com.