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Most-read: our top 20 stories of 2018
The year 2018 was dominated by big project tenders in the Middle East, especially Saudi Arabia. Water. desalination + reuse rounds up the top stories from our industry.
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.
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.
Five Minutes With: Saravanan Padmanaban, Inge sales manager for the Indian subcontinent
Better regulation would support India's water sector, says Inge's new sales manager for the Indian subcontinent, Saravanan Padmanaban.
Bahrain names Acwa Power as preferred bidder on Al Dur 2
Bahrain's Electricity and Water Authority has named a consortium led by Acwa Power as preferred bidder for Al Dur 2 independent water and power project, reports TXF.
Aquarion forms new products unit as part of global leadership bid
Aquarion Group has established new division Aquarion products to market its products and equipment direct to end-user clients and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).
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.
DuPont opens membrane factory in Saudi Arabia
DuPont Water Solutions has opened a new membrane manufacturing facility in Saudi Arabia.
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.
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.
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.
Mangalore refinery project wins environmental approval
The proposal to build the first seawater reverse osmosis desalination plant in Karnataka state, India, has won Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) clearance, reports The Hindu.
AMTA seeks new Executive Director
American Membrane Technology Association (AMTA) is seeking an Executive Director to lead the organisation starting in October 2019.
Tesla develops custom wastewater reuse technology
US automotive and energy company Tesla has published a patent for a wastewater treatment technology that it hopes will reduce operating costs, reports Teslarati.com.
BHP sponsors Water in Mining conference
BHP joins Suez and Stantec in sponsoring this year's global Water in Mining event in Toronto.
India and Singapore sign MoU on recycling and reuse
The National Institute for Transforming India (Niti Aayog) and Singapore Cooperation Enterprise-Temasek Foundation International have signed a memorandum of understanding on water reuse.
Hyflux wins a month's extension on sale of Tuaspring plant
Hyflux has secured an extension on its deadline to sell Tuaspring desalination and power plant.
Hyflux to sell controlling stake for $290 million
Hyflux has agreed to sell a 60 per cent stake for SGD 400 million ($290 million) to a consortium of Indonesia's Salim Group and Medco Group.
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.
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.