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Shannon McCarthy has been appointed secretary general of the International Desalination Association (IDA) at IDA World Congress 2017 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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AMTA unveils annual gongs for membrane experts
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Jordan's $2.82 billion development to include desalination
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Saudi Arabia's WEC pre-qualifies bidders for Shuqaiq 3
Saudi Arabia's Water and Electricity Company (WEC) has pre-qualified 15 companies for Shuqaiq 3 desalination plant project.
Saudi Arabia's WEC seeks developers for two mega projects
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SWCC procures three floating desalination units
Saudi Arabia's Saline Water Conversion Corporation has procured three desalination units to provide floating capacity of 150,000 m3/d of drinking water over 20 years.
Egypt to invest in 16 desalination projects
Egypt is to build or upgrade 16 desalination plants across five governorates, reports Daily News Egypt.
Metito wins desal and solar project in Saudi city development
Metito, the UAE-based developer, has beat 10 international and local bidders to win a SAR 220 million ($58.7 million) contract for a desalination and solar power project at King Abdullah Economic City, Saudi Arabia.
Saudi's Al-Fadhli gets the go-ahead for nine new desalination plants
Saudi Arabia has an ambitious $530 million programme to build nine new desalination plants on the Red Sea coast within 18 months, the minister of environment, water and agriculture Abdulrahman Al-Fadhli has revealed.
Hong Kong awards mega waste-to-energy project to Keppel and Zhen Hau
Keppel Seghers Hong Kong and Zhen Hau Engineering have won a contract for a large scale integrated waste management project, to include a desalination plant, in Hong Kong.
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.
ACWA Power advances Asia ambitions with Energy China MoU
ACWA Power has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with state-owned China Energy Engineering Corporation (Energy China), in a move that will support its growth in Asia.
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).