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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Taiwan's Kinmen Desalination Plant doubles capacity in upgrade
The Greater Kinmen Desalination Plant has reopened following a renovation which doubled capacity, reports Taiwan News.
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.
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.
IDA opens applications for $10,000 Channabasappa Scholarship
The International Desalination Association (IDA) is accepting applications for the Channabasappa Memorial Scholarship 2018-19.
Sembcorp's solitary offer for Tuaspring falls short of book value
Sembcorp has emerged as the only bidder for Hyflux's Tuaspring integrated power and water plant with an offer that undercuts the plant's book value, reports Business Times of Singapore.
Water Corporation customers want desalination as first choice for drinking water
The Water Corporation of Western Australia has found that desalination tops the list as the preferred source for new drinking water for all four of its customer groups.