290 articles in Israel

Middle East in brief Vol 18, Issue 12 (December 2017)

Israel Chemicals has completed the sale of its 50% stake in desalination specialist IDE Technologies for $167 million.

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.

Tahal celebrates despite Kardan difficulties Vol 18, Issue 9 (September 2017)

The Israeli engineer hosted a big party this month at the Watec exhibition to celebrate 65 years of pursuing big water projects in difficult markets. Its robust health contrasts strongly with the difficulties faced by its parent company Kardan NV.

Israeli water technology investors struggle to beat the viability gap Vol 18, Issue 9 (September 2017)

Water innovators have struggled to replicate the commercial success seen in other areas of technology. Backers in the private sector are starting to change their tactics.

Middle East water in brief Vol 18, Issue 8 (August 2017)

The Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) and Dubai Electricity and Water Authority are planning a feasibility study into the creation of a strategic water connection between their respective potable water networks.

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.

Middle East water in brief Vol 18, Issue 7 (July 2017)

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (KACARE) is looking to start a wide-ranging research programme into the integration of solar and other renewable energy sources with seawater desalination on a large scale, as well as ways to drive efficiency in renewables-driven desalination. KA-CARE is currently looking to take on an international consultant to advise it on the project.

Investors profit from desal market dip for IDE stake purchase Vol 18, Issue 6 (June 2017)

The desal firm’s CEO is leading a team of investors in purchasing a 50% stake. The other half may prove harder to pin down.

Mekorot taps up Ashdod investor interest as contractor dispute rages on Vol 18, Issue 6 (June 2017)

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...

Middle East water in brief Vol 18, Issue 6 (June 2017)

Korean membrane supplier LG Chem has been taken on to supply RO membranes to the new wave of desalination plants springing up in Egypt.