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Wastewater projects news

Gulf projects index

Iraq and UAE lead Gulf index growth Subscription

17 April 2014, 11:01 GMT

Kuwait, Qatar and Iran record largest declines in value

Contractors bid for Dubai sewage treatment plant

16 April 2014, 8:02 GMT | By

Dubai Municipality receives three proposals for Al-Awir facility expansion

Bahrain evaluates prequalification entries for wastewater project Subscription

6 April 2014, 9:23 GMT | By

Work will involve building sewage treatment plant and sea outfall project

Abu Dhabi prepares more tenders for super sewer scheme Subscription

6 April 2014, 6:58 GMT | By

Contract covers installation of odour control systems

Qatar invites bids for sewage consultancy contract Subscription

17 March 2014, 9:56 GMT | By

Sewage consultancy work will involve supervising construction of a new pumping station

Gulf projects index

Iran and Iraq bolster Gulf index Subscription

6 March 2014, 10:47 GMT

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

Egypt tenders wastewater plant operation and maintenance contract Subscription

5 March 2014, 7:06 GMT | By

Contract to build wastewater plant in Cairo was awarded in October 2013

Wastewater treatment plant starts up in Kufa city Subscription

26 February 2014, 12:37 GMT | By

UAE-based firm begins the operation of 50,000 cubic metres a day plant in Iraq

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Market news

National Water Company to provide reused water for Waad al-Shamal Subscription

12 February 2014, 7:16 GMT | By

National Water Company will provide Saudi industrial development with 250,000 cubic metres a day of treated water

Iran invites interest in wastewater programme Subscription

9 January 2014, 5:45 GMT | By

Project will involve building wastewater plants in six Iranian cities

Saudi water company to triple sewage treatment production Subscription

8 December 2013, 4:40 GMT | By

National Water Company to boost treated sewage effluent production to 6.3 million cubic metres a day by 2032

Acciona confirms contract win on Egypt wastewater plant Subscription

20 November 2013, 13:09 GMT | By

Spanish firm Acciona is part of consortium that will build plant in Cairo

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Wastewater trends

Middle East contracts awarded: February 2014 Video Subscription

20 March 2014, 12:58 GMT

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

Gulf projects index

GCC growth pushes up projects market Subscription

13 March 2014, 6:46 GMT

Increases in Saudi Arabia and UAE ensure growth of overall index

Gulf projects index

Iran and Iraq bolster Gulf index Subscription

6 March 2014, 10:47 GMT

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, 7:41 GMT

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, 5:48 GMT

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, 11:36 GMT

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, 8:15 GMT

Over $11bn awarded in November in the Middle East

Contract awards

Middle East contracts awarded: October 2013 Video Subscription

17 November 2013, 12:37 GMT

Over $7bn awarded in October in the Middle East

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Special reports



Webinar: Project opportunities in GCC wastewater Subscription

15 May 2012, 11:24 GMT

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

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National Water Company Subscription

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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Tadweer Waste Treatment Subscription

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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Qatar: Pumping station works Subscription

17 April 2014, 16:28 GMT | By

Carrying out mechanical and electrical maintenance and enhancement works for sewage/storm/ground water pumping stations

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