Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction recently signed a memorandum of understanding on a project in Egypt, signalling the company’s entry into the North African desalination market.

The South Korean corporation announced they had signed a MoU with Hassan Allam, a large-sized construction/developer firm in Egypt, and Almar Water Solutions, a company formed through a Saudi Arabia-Spain joint venture, agreeing to cooperate on a reverse osmosis(RO) desalination project.

At the MoU signing in Cairo, Egypt Inwon Park, CEO of Doosan Heavy’s Plant EPC Business Group said: “We will endeavor to achieve a successful outcome for this seawater desalination project that is being jointly pursued by Egypt and Korea based on the recently signed MoU.”