67 articles about "Mekorot"
Israel government nixes direct sale of troubled Ashdod desalination plant Vol 18, Issue 11 (November 2017)
The plant will have to be put up for auction after the authorities came down in favour of a rival buyer’s complaint.
Builders put up first offer to Mekorot to buy Ashdod desalination project Vol 18, Issue 8 (August 2017)
IVM has fired the first shot in the sale of the troubled Ashdod plant, with the construction team looking to take over the plant it built. With disputes over responsibility for construction problems and the cost of repairs still ongoing, there will be no easy solution.
- Saudi Arabia’s Saline Water Conversion Corporation has initiated the process to find consultants to oversee the sale of its largest asset, the 1.05 million m³/d and 2,400MW Ras Al-Khair power and water complex. While it may be the shiny new jewel in SWCC’s crown, the lack of...
The Israeli state water company’s foray into project development resulted in an ongoing battle with contractors at the site of one of the country’s major desalination facilities. For the first time it has...
- It looks like the mother of all legal battles is brewing over Mekorot’s Ashdod desalination plant in Israel. The project has left a huge crater in state-owned Mekorot’s finances as a result of a salvo of problems which hit the construction and commissioning of the plant. Sadyt, the Spanish desalination specialist which built the plant, is said to have...
- IDE Technologies is said to have been approached to fix the problems at the plant, which is one of only two large-scale desal facilities in Israel in which is does not own a stake. IDE is in the middle of its own ownership issues – 50% owner Israel Chemicals is said to be shopping its stake to prospective investors...
Shimon Ben Hamo is set to resign from his post as head of national Israeli water body Mekorot, after serving in the position for five and a half years.
Authorities in Jordan have launched tender proceedings to find a developer for a massive desalination and water transfer scheme. Bidding groups will have to offer a wide range of technical skills – and meet the hefty price tag.
A drop in operating costs and improved efficiencies mean that Israel’s record-high water tariffs are now a thing of the past.
The World Bank is backing a new wastewater treatment plant in the West Bank. Many more will be needed.
The signing of a long-awaited water sharing deal between Israel and Jordan has cleared the way for procurement of a massive desalination project at Aqaba. Technical and financial issues mean a huge array of hurdles remain.