GE has confirmed that it is exploring options to sell its Water and Process Technologies unit.
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Oman begins tender for first private desalination project
Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWPC) has issued a request for qualifications for developers wan...
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Engie acquires stake in cooling provider Tabreed
Engie has bought 40 per cent of National Central Cooling Company PJSC (Tabreed) from Mubadala Investment Company, becoming its key shareholder alongside Mubadala, which retains 42 per cent.
Cape Town calls for information on desalination solutions amid drought
Cape Town has issued a request for information (RfI) about possible solutions to the city's lack of water through desalination or other advanced water treatment.
Egypt steps up desalination plant building programme
The Engineering Authority of the Armed Forces (EAAF) of Egypt has unveiled plans for three new desalination plants, as a fourth is approved for Matruh seaport, reports Egyptian business paper Al Mal.
Debate tabled on the future of Inima's Taunton River desalination plant, MA
Brockton City Council, Massachusetts, US, has cut funds for water purchases from Inima's Taunton River desalination plant, ahead of a big debate on the plant's future, reports local paper The...
IDA to return to Dubai for World Congress 2019
The International Desalination Association (IDA) is to return to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, for its World Congress in 2019, building on the earlier success of the IDA World Congress held in the...
Mumbai turns to brackish desal to reduce dependence on dams
Mumbai Metropolitan Region is to construct a creek water desalination pilot project as part of moves to help reduce dependence on dams, reports Times of India.
Philippines' Mactan Rock Industries to expand desal production
Mactan Rock Industries of the Philippines is to expand production of desalinated water after securing a PHP 500 million ($10 million) loan from the Development Bank of the Philippines, reports...
Felber secures deal to acquire 50 percent of IDE shares
Israel Chemicals Limited (ICL) has sold its 50 per cent stake in desalination company IDE Technologies for $177.7 million in cash.
GE Water to build desalination facility on Eleuthera island, Bahamas
GE Water is to build, own, and operate (BOO) a seawater reverse osmosis plant on the island of Eleuthera, in the Bahamas, on a 15 years contract.
North Carolina desalination project is dogged by delay
Commissioners in Brunswick County, North Carolina, US, have voted to delay construction of a desalination plant for which contracts are already awarded, reports WECT.
India's Mangaluru city is mulling a desalination plant
Authorities in Mangaluru, a port city on the Arabian Sea, on India's west coast, are proposing a 200,000 m3/d desalination plant, reports Daiji World.
TestAmerica acquires CH2M Hill Applied Sciences Laboratory
TestAmerica Laboratories has acquired the assets of CH2M Hill Applied Sciences Laboratory's (ASL) full-service environmental testing laboratory in Corvallis, Oregon, US.
FCC Aqualia lines up bond issues to help service debt
FCC Aqualia has priced two bond issues, whose proceeds will be used in part to pay down FCC Group debt, which currently stands at €5,063 million.
Suez and Brazil's Ceara state sign MOU on water reuse
Suez and Compendia de Agua e Esgoto do Ceara, the water utility of Ceara state, in northeastern Brazil, have signed a memorandum of understanding on water reuse, reports Diario de Nordeste.
Western Cape looks to desal, as Eksom issues RFP
Western Cape, South Africa, is to expedite an environmental impact assessment for a mobile desalination plant, as the area is officially declared a disaster zone due to water scarcity.
SWCC to shape up operations as privatisation begins
Saudi Arabia's Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) has hired DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) to brush up operational performance across the organisation in preparation for privatisation.
Mexico project passes permissions hurdle
Otay Water District in California, US, has won a presidential permission to build a pipeline across the border with Mexico, clearing an important hurdle for Consolidated Water's proposed Rosarito...
ACWA Power's Padmanathan outlines acquisition plans
ACWA Power has stated an interest in acquiring parts of Saudi Arabia's Saline Water Conversion Corporation when it privatises in 2018, reports The National.
Oman notes shift to RO, as water demand to rise 5 per cent
Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) has published its outlook for power and desalinated water supply to 2023.
Qatar and Sweden plot renewables-fuelled desalination project