59 articles in Jordan
The Jordan Red Sea Project looks likely to kick off with a 200,000m3/d desalination plant at Aqaba on the Red Sea, rather than a 600,000m3/d facility on the Dead Sea.
One of the world’s largest desalination projects looked to be on the rocks last month. Insiders insist it is still very much on the cards.
Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi has backtracked on a package of tax increases, including a rise in the consumer price of water.
AECOM Water has said it expects to finish a feasibility study into water recycling and wastewater reuse in the new Palestinian city of Rawabi before the end of January.
The French company has put pen to paper on the expansion of Jordan’s largest WWTP after nearly three years of negotiation. Improved borrowing conditions allowed it to refinance the project’s existing debts at the same time.
A joint venture comprising AquaTreat and Stulz-Planaqua has been awarded the contract to expand the Kofranja wastewater treatment plant in Jordan, after a long bidding process.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) did not let up on its water lending activities in 2011
David Lloyd Owen reviews the new edition of the Pinsent Masons Water Yearbook and finds difficult financial markets make it an unlucky thirteenth for the private sector.
Oman’s BankMuscat has been confirmed as the advisor for the upcoming IPO of SMN Power Holding, the company that owns and operates the 120,000m3/d & 678MW Barka 2 IWPP.
The huge plan to desalinate water from the Red Sea and use the brine to top up the shrinking Dead Sea will be one of the biggest technical challenges of the coming years. Financial sustainability is more important to bidders.