Solar powered water desalination pilot project launched in Oman – Oman

In an initiative that can go a long way in addressing water salinity in a sustainable way, a pilot project of solar water desalinaton has been launched in the Sultanate.

The project which comes within the framework of the Korean-Omani cooperation, has been hailed by Chang-Kyu Kim, Ambassador of the Republic of South Korea to the Sultanate of Oman.

The Korean-Omani pilot project for solar-powered water desalination is being implemented by the Korean Company Prosave in a farm owned by a citzen in the village of Al [
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Solar powered water desalination pilot project launched in Oman – Oman2021-12-15T13:08:09+01:00

$160m Salalah water project set for commercial operation – Oman

The developers of the first Independent Water Project (IWP) in Dhofar Governorate are preparing to shortly bring the desalination scheme into full commercial operation — a $160 million investment that will support the escalating potable water requirements of Salalah City and its environs.

Dhofar Desalination Company SAOC, led by Riyadh-headquartered ACWA Power — one of the largest players in Oman — is developing the 113,650 cubic metres/day (25 million imperial galls per day — MIGD) capacity plant near Mirbat outside Salalah.

Environmental engineering and water services firm Veolia Middle [
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$160m Salalah water project set for commercial operation – Oman2021-01-13T14:50:44+01:00

Webuild Bags 2 Desalination Contracts in Oman – Oman

Webuild Group’s unit Fisia Italimpianti has won two engineering, procurement and construction contracts worth a combined total of about USD 330 million for two desalination plants in Oman.

Located on the coast in the Gulf of Oman north of Muscat, the plants will serve residents living near the capital. The contracts, commissioned by the Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (, will have Fisia Italimpianti and its joint-venture partner GS Inima Environment build plants that use the reverse osmosis process to desalinate water from the sea.

The first, Ghubrah [
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Webuild Bags 2 Desalination Contracts in Oman – Oman2020-12-01T21:59:47+01:00

$400mln mega water projects to come up in Oman – Oman

South Korean-based global construction heavyweight GS Engineering & Construction (GS E&C) has announced that consortiums led by its wholly-owned Spanish subsidiary, GS Inima, have secured mandates to build a pair of major Independent Water Projects (IWPs) in the Sultanate with a combined investment of over $400 million.

The first of these water desalination schemes will come up at Ghubrah in Muscat Governorate, while the other is planned at Barka in South Al Batinah Governorate.

Wholly financed, developed and operated by the private sector, both projects will help meet robust [
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$400mln mega water projects to come up in Oman – Oman2020-11-22T15:45:32+01:00

Abandoned oil tanker off Yemen coast at risk of exploding – Yemen

The United Nations said an abandoned oil tanker moored off the coast of Yemen loaded with more than 1 million barrels of crude oil is at risk of rupture or exploding, causing massive environmental damage to Red Sea marine life, desalination factories and international shipping routes.

Meanwhile, Houthi rebels who control the area where the ship is moored have denied U.N. inspectors access to the vessel. Internal documents obtained by The Associated Press shows that seawater has entered the engine compartment of the tanker, which hasn’t been maintained for over five years, causing [
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Abandoned oil tanker off Yemen coast at risk of exploding – Yemen2020-06-27T16:49:39+02:00

Egypt’s new administrative capital getting its own ‘Nile’ – Egypt

Egypt is racing against time to build a river in the middle of the desert, to go with the new administrative capital it is working on about 30 miles (45 kilometers) east of Cairo.

On Jan. 14, Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly attended the construction launch of the Green River project, worth 9 billion Egyptian pounds ($501.8 million), in the $45 billion new administrative capital. Seven construction companies are working on the project, which involves hundreds of workers.

Madbouly said during the ceremony that the man-made river will link a series [
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Egypt’s new administrative capital getting its own ‘Nile’ – Egypt2019-01-26T13:06:42+01:00
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