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Wastewater projects news

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Bahrain invites bids for Tubli sewage plant expansionSubscription

25 January, 2016 By

Expansion project will double capacity of existing wastewater plant

Phase two of Jebel Ali sewage plant due for tender

Dubai receives bids for Jebel Ali sewage treatment plantSubscription

14 December, 2015 By

European contractor submits lowest offer for infrastructure scheme


Kuwait to spend $93bn in new development planSubscription

25 November, 2015 By

This will involve significant investment from the private sector

Kuwait housing

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

Market news

Wastewater trends

Oman port

Falling liquidity to push up cost of PPPsSubscription

4 November, 2015 By

Sound projects will find financing, but on less favourable terms


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

Middle East Contracts Awarded September 2015

Middle East contracts awarded: September 2015Subscription

5 October, 2015Updated: 10 January, 2016 By

There was a total of $12.8bn-worth of contracts awarded in September 2015

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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

Special reports



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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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