41 articles in Turkey

Istanbul’s intercontinental path to address water needs Vol 19, Issue 5 (May 2018)

Turkey’s largest city faces growing pressure from changing demographics and climate change. Water boss Fatih Turan tells GWI about his plans for a change in strategy.

Private advances Vol 19, Issue 5 (May 2018)

  • Oman’s main municipal wastewater services body has said it is looking for an incoming shift towards the use of private finance for new treatment plants to point the way for...
  • Egyptian construction giant Hassan Allam is predicting a revival in the country’s dormant water PPP pipeline, and the company’s new infrastructure investment wing is looking for...
  • Istanbul’s water utility is plotting a radical overhaul of its infrastructure base – and its relationship with the private sector...
  • Vietnam’s water sector sell-off is gaining pace. All its major utilities could have...

Akkim spots an opportunity for membranes in Turkey’s rapid water market growth Vol 17, Issue 2 (February 2016)

The chemicals subsidiary of Akkök Holding has started manufacturing PVDF hollow-fibre membranes. The move reflects the massive investment going into the Turkish water sector ahead of the republic’s centenary in 2023.

Who is Akkim? Vol 17, Issue 2 (February 2016)

A global group moving from chemicals supply into the membrane market.

Europe water in brief Vol 16, Issue 5 (May 2015)

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is proposing to lend €15 million to Turkish water and wastewsater utilty Izsu, which operates in the municipality of Izmir.

Turkish contractor says time is right for water Vol 15, Issue 4 (April 2014)

The construction wing of the massive Akkök group is looking for partners to help it move into the water and wastewater market. With cash and technology available, the challenge will be to find new markets to work in.

One billion people can’t be wrong Vol 14, Issue 11 (November 2013)

David Lloyd Owen presents his fifteenth annual review of PSP in the international water arena. With a seventh of the world’s population now served by the private sector, what’s next in the market for outsourced services?

EBRD staffs up as water investments soar Vol 14, Issue 2 (February 2013)

2012 was a record year for the water lending business of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. How will its role in promoting private sector participation evolve in 2013?

Turkish WWTPs to get EU funding boost Vol 14, Issue 2 (February 2013)

Consultants are working on master plans that will outline a massive investment in rural water and wastewater spending in the republic.

MINE TIME Vol 13, Issue 10 (October 2012)

When BHP Billiton put its Olympic Dam project in Australia on hold in August, a shadow fell across mining-related desalination projects around the world.