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Water & Wastewater

New projects

Desalination plant

Saudi Arabia invites bids for desalination plants Subscription

22 July 2014 | By

Three plants will have a capacity of 2 million imperial gallons a day

Water transmission

Eleven bid for Dewa water pipelines Subscription

21 July 2014 | By

Work will involve supply and installation of glass reinforced pipelines

Iran invites interest for wastewater consultancy contract Subscription

15 July 2014 | By

Work will involve providing consultancy services and project management for the construction of plants at various locations

Austrian company wins Saudi wastewater contract Subscription

9 July 2014 | By

Wastewater plant will be located in Al-Kharj industrial development

Maaden prepares to tender Waad al-Shamal wastewater deal Subscription

30 June 2014 | By

Water treatment project planned at Saudi industrial development

Joint venture wins Tunisian desalination plant deal Subscription

17 June 2014 | By

Spanish firms will build desalination plant in southeastern Tunisia

Oman considers privatising Muscat electricity distributor Subscription

16 June 2014 | By

Tender will be floated for study into privatising Muscat Electricity Distribution Company

Contractors submit prequalification entries for Bahrain sewage scheme Subscription

16 June 2014 | By

Bahrain sewerage network projects are to be funded by Abu Dhabi

Project bids

Water transmission

Eleven bid for Dewa water pipelines Subscription

21 July 2014 | By

Work will involve supply and installation of glass reinforced pipelines

The planned water treatment and injection facility in Kuwait will include an effluent water treatment plant

Kuwait to award water injection deal soon Subscription

21 July 2014 | By

Disparity between bids and project’s budget blamed for delays

Bids due in August for Ras al-Khaimah independent water project

Bids due for Ras al-Khaimah private water project Subscription

21 July 2014 | By

Commercial submissions due on 10 August

Saudi water company tenders advisory deal for PPP programme Subscription

23 June 2014 | By

National Water Company seeking to form team to oversee water projects

Contractors submit prequalification entries for Bahrain sewage scheme Subscription

16 June 2014 | By

Bahrain sewerage network projects are to be funded by Abu Dhabi

Qatar receives bids for next private water and power scheme Subscription

2 June 2014 | By

Four groups submit bids for Facility D project

Contractors bid for Dubai sewage treatment plant Subscription

16 April 2014 | By

Dubai Municipality receives three proposals for Al-Awir facility expansion

Oman invites bids for water distribution project Subscription

8 April 2014 | By

Work will involve upgrading Bausher water network in Muscat

Project awards

Dewa awards contract to improve water networks Subscription

16 July 2014 | By

Dubai Electricity & Water Authority project is aimed at boosting efficiency of emirate’s water transmission services

Austrian company wins Saudi wastewater contract Subscription

9 July 2014 | By

Wastewater plant will be located in Al-Kharj industrial development

Habtoor Leighton wins Doha Mega Reservoir contract Subscription

19 June 2014 | By

Work will involve installing and commissioning 120km of pipes

Joint venture wins Tunisian desalination plant deal Subscription

17 June 2014 | By

Spanish firms will build desalination plant in southeastern Tunisia

CCC wins more work in Oman Subscription

11 June 2014 | By

Company secures work from Haya Water on Al-Amerat wastewater network

Austrian firm wins Tunisia water contracts Subscription

8 June 2014 | By

Wabag will build wastewater and drinking water treatment plants

Jordan selects contractors for water pipelines Subscription

18 March 2014 | By

Two more contracts to be awarded in the second quarter

Libya awards Wabag water treatment plants contract Subscription

11 February 2014 | By

Gecol water treatment plants to supply three power stations

Financing

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Kurdistan prioritises water projects worth $2.8bn Subscription

9 June 2014 | By

Schemes include $600m Erbil treatment plant and $276m Suleimaniyah wastewater plant

Kuwait tests appetite for next phase of Al-Zour North Subscription

21 May 2014 | By

Request for prequalification for second phase of power and water project expected later this year

Kahramaa extends bid deadline for Facility D water and power project Subscription

1 April 2014 | By

$3bn project will need strong bank support

Water trends

Middle East contract awards May 2014

Middle East contracts awarded: May 2014 Video Subscription

2 June 2014

Over $8bn of contracts awarded in May in the Middle East

March contract awards

Middle East contracts awarded: March 2014 Video Subscription

17 April 2014

Over $12bn of contracts awarded in March in the Middle East

Middle East contracts awarded: February 2014 Video Subscription

20 March 2014

Over $17bn of contracts awarded in February in the Middle East

Lantier: Degremont look to be more competitive

Interview: Degremont targets region's water demand growth Subscription

28 January 2014 | By

In an exclusive interview with MEED, Remi Lantier, CEO of Degremont, explains why the French water services company is focusing on the region’s growing industrial sector

MEED Quality Awards

Deadline nears for MEED Quality Awards for Projects entries

21 January 2014

The awards will once again look to recognise the projects executed with the highest quality

MEED Quality Awards

Focus returns to quality projects

2 January 2014

The MEED Quality Awards for Projects will once again look to recognise the projects executed with the highest quality

Middle East contract awards

Middle East contracts awarded: November 2013 Video Subscription

5 December 2013

Over $11bn awarded in November in the Middle East

Contract awards

Middle East contracts awarded: October 2013 Video Subscription

17 November 2013

Over $7bn awarded in October in the Middle East

Thorough process: MEED Quality Awards for Projects applicants must undergo rigorous evaluation

MEED Quality Awards for Projects opens for entries

20 October 2013

The GCC is home to some of the world’s most impressive and unique buildings

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MEED commentary

Desalination plant

Case strengthens for water reuse

17 July 2014 | By

Governments need to increase and incentivise the use of treated sewage effluent to help meet rising demand for water

Kuwait

Amendment to IWPP law could sideline PTB

5 June 2014

Proposed changes to Kuwait’s IWPP law will reduce the PTB’s role in the country’s power sector

Abu Dhabi power schemes

Progress needed on Abu Dhabi power plants Subscription

20 February 2014

The UAE capital must ensure delays on its power schemes do not erode its reserve margin

Infrastructure

Infrastructure an inflation risk

22 September 2013 | By

Plans to increase infrastructure development will require capping the cost of implementing them

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Special reports

Desalination

Power and water: Dubai leads on water reuse

17 July 2014

Several water authorities in the GCC have had to take remedial action in recent years to prevent supply shortages occurring in the summer months

Power and water

Power & Water: Region races to build capacity Subscription

13 January 2014

Over the next decade, the countries of the Middle East will have to build an enormous amount of new electricity-generating capacity to keep pace with demand

Power

Power and water: MEED's developer survey Subscription

13 November 2013

The market is set for an upturn

Technology

Technology: Utility providers invest in power and water Subscription

25 July 2013

The region’s utility providers are investment in technology to improve the efficiency of power and water

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Water presentations

Wastewater

Webinar: Project opportunities in GCC wastewater Subscription

15 May 2012

Join MEED for an exclusive online seminar looking at the Gulf wastewater sector

Kuwait

Kuwaiti projects market 2012 Subscription

6 March 2012

MEED’s online seminar on the Kuwiat projects market, providing a comprehensive forecast and review of opportunities in the country

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Top 10 projects

Q2 Rank Project Name Country Contract value ($m)
1 Ras Al-Khair - Riyadh Water Transmission Pipeline: Pumping Station Saudi Arabia 1,600
2 Ras Al-Khair Desalination Plant Saudi Arabia 1,460
3 Souk Tleta Dam Algeria 1,100
4 Yanbu Desalination Plant: Phase 3 Saudi Arabia 1,000
5 Bakhtiyari Dam Iran 865
6 Strategic Tunnel Enhancement Programme: Pumping Stations UAE 572
7 Abu Dhabi Asset Enhancement Programme UAE 544
8 Mecca Reservoirs 1 Saudi Arabia 500
8 Haftkel, Ahvaz and Bangestan Desalting Plants Iran 500
10 Fujairah Water Distribution Network: Lot-A UAE 450
Click through to the full data table on the water sector's biggest projects in execution
Click through to MEED's Q3 2013 Top 100 Projects report
Source: MEED Projects; Data compiled: October 2013

Projects trends

Companies

Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority logo

Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority Subscription

Owned by the Abu Dhabi government, Adwea is expected to run as a financially independent power and water company

Al Ayuni Investment and Contracting Group Subscription

Al-Ayuni Group or Al Ayuni Investment and Contracting Group is headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and registered as a general contractor in 1972. The company operates across road, rail, construction, water, gas and energy.

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People

Reginald Randall Subscription

30 June 2014

Reginald Randall is CEO, Masafi UAE

Saeed Mohammed al-Tayer Subscription

27 January 2014

Saeed Mohammed al-Tayer is managing director and CEO, Dubai Electricity & Water Authority

Suhaila Marafi Subscription

14 January 2014

Suhaila Marafi is director of studies & research, Ministry of Electricity & Water, Kuwait

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Andrew Roscoe
Power & Water Editor


Phone: +971 (0)4 818 0237
Email: andrew.roscoe@meed.com

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Tenders

Kuwait: Fresh water filling station Subscription

21 July 2014 | By

Construction, completion and maintenance of a fresh water filling station

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