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Wastewater projects news

Phase two of Jebel Ali sewage plant due for tender

Contractor wins Dubai sewage treatment plant dealSubscription

24 April, 2016 By

Six groups submitted bids for the estimated $359m deal in December

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

Bahrain sets new deadline for Tubli wastewater projectSubscription

12 April, 2016 By

Expansion project will double capacity of existing wastewater plant


French firm wins Ras Laffan wastewater contractSubscription

12 April, 2016 By

Wastewater treatment plant will reduce water injection of existing wells


Abu Rawash delayed by currency crisisSubscription

23 February, 2016 By

Scarcity of dollars delays construction and financing


Egyptian wastewater plant operating at a quarter capacitySubscription

23 February, 2016 By

Government slow to connect $500m project

Kuwait Projects

KAPP extends project deadlinesSubscription

16 February, 2016 By

Bidders ask for more time to prepare bids

Sewage treatment plant

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

Market news

Water storage

Saudi National Water Company replaces CEOSubscription

2 May, 2016 By

Desalination head makes lateral move

Cairo in Egypt

Egypt currency devaluation falls shortSubscription

7 April, 2016 By

Dollar scarcity worries still prevent project finance deals

Wastewater trends

Philippa Wilkinson

Egypt currency woes delay investmentSubscription

23 February, 2016 By

Equipment import difficulties hit projects

A welcome development in Kuwait's economy in the past couple of years has been the emergence of its non-oil sector

Kuwaiti banks gear up for PPPSubscription

21 December, 2015 By

Kapil Kumra, head of project finance, foreign corporate group at the National Bank of Kuwait looks ahead to Kuwait’s project plans

Philippa Wilkinson

Kuwait and Tunisia's bumpy road to PPPSubscription

17 November, 2015 By

New legal frameworks build on earlier lessons

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

Andrew Roscoe 2

GCC neighbours support Bahrain’s infrastructure Subscription

2 June, 2015 By

Developing new wastewater infrastructure has become a critical problem for Manama

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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