Samsung, Sasakura bid lowest for Saudi plant

12 May 2010

South Korea's Samsung Engineering, with Japan's Sasakura Engineering Co, have submitted the lowest bid of $1.89bn to build a new desalination plant in Saudi Arabia, Reuters has reported, citing industry sources. Expected to be the world's largest when completed in the last quarter of 2013, the plant will produce 1.025 million cubic metres of desalinated water per day and will be integrated with a 2,400 megawatts power plant, in Ras Azzour.

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