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Wastewater projects news

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

Iran invites interest for wastewater consultancy contract

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

Veolia wins $50m Khazzan water plant contract in Oman Subscription

30 June 2014 | By

French firm will build wastewater facility at tight gas field

Construction finished on Bahrain’s Muharraq sewage treatment plant Subscription

26 June 2014 | By

Plant will process 100,000 cubic metres a day of sewage

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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

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Market news

Japanese firms acquire stake in Metito Subscription

8 July 2014 | By

Japan targets expansion in region’s wastewater industry

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Haya Water to manage all wastewater assets in Oman Subscription

12 June 2014 | By

Company currently manages wastewater services in greater Muscat

Dubai faces treated sewage effluent (TSE) water shortages this summer Subscription

13 May 2014 | By

Low cost of TSE has boosted demand from district cooling and agriculture

MEED Quality Awards for Projects 2014

Bahrain water treatment project named GCC project of the year

13 May 2014 | By

Bahrain Petroleum Company sustainability project heads the list of winners at the MEED Quality Awards for Projects 2014

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Wastewater trends

Gulf projects index

Iran records biggest decline Subscription

27 March 2014

Kuwait and Iraq top gainers in the Gulf Projects Index

Middle East contracts awarded: February 2014 Video Subscription

20 March 2014

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

Gulf projects index

GCC growth pushes up projects market Subscription

13 March 2014

Increases in Saudi Arabia and UAE ensure growth of overall index

Gulf projects index

Iran and Iraq bolster Gulf index Subscription

6 March 2014

Saudi Arabia only GCC country to record rise in value of projects market

Gulf Projects Index

GCC increase boosts projects index Subscription

6 February 2014

Iraq only market to record decline in value while Oman sees strongest growth

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

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Special reports



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15 May 2012

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A joint stock company in Saudi Arabia that is fully owned by the government’s Public Investment Fund. It was set up to provide water and wastewater services

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The company was set up as a joint venture with Dubai Municipality to meet the emirate’s need for a solid waste sorting and recycling facility

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Saudi Arabia: Sewage treatment plant Subscription

23 July 2014 | By

Rehabilitation and replacement of a sewage treatment plant for villa accommodation at desalination plants

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