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Kuwait to spend $93bn in new development planSubscription

25 November, 2015 By

This will involve significant investment from the private sector

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Kuwait plans new citiesSubscription

25 November, 2015 By

Housing developments to be built with private sector participation

Sewage treatment plant under construction

Contractors wait on news for Jeddah wastewater projectSubscription

18 November, 2015 By

Firms submitted prequalification entries in first quarter of 2015

Egypt's Abu Rawash wastewater treatment plant s being developed as a public-private partnership project

Kuwait invites bids for Umm al-Hayman wastewater schemeSubscription

17 November, 2015 By

Wastewater plant will be developed as a public-private partnership (PPP) project


Bids in for Dubai deep sewer tunnelsSubscription

11 November, 2015 By

Deep sewer tunnels will be similar to STEP project in Abu Dhabi

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Dubai extends sewage treatment plant tenderSubscription

20 October, 2015 By

Jebel Ali bids now due to be submitted in November

Egypt awards Abu Rawash wastewater contract

Kuwait prequalifies five for Umm al-Hayman projectSubscription

13 October, 2015 By

Five groups prequalified for wastewater scheme

Sewage treatment

Mushrif submits lowest bid for Kuwait water projectSubscription

11 October, 2015 By

Seven contractors submitted bids for the treated sewage effluent (TSE) network project

Market news


Egypt gets loans for $1.25bn sanitation projectSubscription

30 July, 2015 By

Development bank supports rural sanitation

Wastewater trends


Private financing resurfaces in regionSubscription

4 November, 2015 By

Governments need to create effective and transparent institutions to succeed this time around

Value of projects planned or under way, 16 Oct 2015

Saudi Arabia’s negative performance hits indexSubscription

19 October, 2015

Iran’s market recovers after 7.3 per cent decline

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GCC neighbours support Bahrain’s infrastructure Subscription

2 June, 2015 By

Developing new wastewater infrastructure has become a critical problem for Manama

Qatar projects update

Qatar project awards to increaseVideoSubscription

23 March, 2015 By

Around $30bn-worth of awards are expected to be made in 2015

Gulf projects index

Middle East contracts awarded: February 2015VideoSubscription

1 March, 2015

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

Gulf projects index

Gulf index slides on low oil pricesSubscription

9 February, 2015

Iraq and UAE only countries to record strong growth in projects markets

Middle East contracts awarded Jan 15

Middle East contracts awarded: January 2015VideoSubscription

3 February, 2015

Over $7bn of contracts awarded in January in the Middle East

Gulf projects index

Iraq conflict weighs on Gulf indexSubscription

3 February, 2015

Saudi Arabia, Oman and Iran only countries to record increases in value

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Tadweer Waste TreatmentSubscription

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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