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Shoji Kimura (1935-2020)

Professor Emeritus Shoji Kimura, from the University of Tokyo and the former president of the Membrane Society of Japan, died of stomach cancer on 21 May 2020. He was 85 years old.

Dr Kimura...

Water Desalination Report, 29-06-2020

IDE and Chem Process sign partnership

Israel’s IDE Technologies has announced their partnership with India’s Chem Process Systems, an India-based supplier of evaporators and crystallizers. That arrangement is said to be complementary...

Water Desalination Report, 29-06-2020

Suez-Aquambiente consortium receives three year O&M contract for Bahia de Palma SWRO plant

A review panel has recommended that Agencia Balear del Agua award a three-year operations and maintenance contract for the 68,400 m3/d (18 MGD) Bahía de Palma SWRO plant in Mallorca, Spain, to a...

Water Desalination Report, 29-06-2020

Amane Advisors selected as advisor for Salman Energy Park

France’s Amane Advisors has been awarded a contract to provide advisory services for the development of all water and wastewater facilities in the King Salman Energy Park (SPARK), Saudi Arabia’s...

Water Desalination Report, 29-06-2020

Fraunhofer USA Center for Energy Innovation renamed as Connecticut Center for Applied Separations Technologies (CCAST)

The Fraunhofer USA Center for Energy Innovation has been renamed the Connecticut Center for Applied Separations Technologies (CCAST), with the continued support of the University of Connecticut....

Water Desalination Report, 29-06-2020

H2O Innovation awarded $4.25 million for three North American projects

H2O Innovation said that it has been awarded three new North American projects totaling CAD$5.8 million ($4.25 million), including: a 10.2 MGD (38,600 m3/d) FiberFlex surface water membrane...

Water Desalination Report, 29-06-2020

Gradiant name Hiep Le as global VP of process and application engineering

Hiep Le has been appointed global vice president of process and application engineering at Gradiant. Formerly the innovation and technology manager at Osmoflo, he will initially remain based in...

Water Desalination Report, 29-06-2020

Dryden Aqua appoint Jochen Kallenberg

Jochen Kallenberg has been appointed director of water treatment for Dryden Aqua. Formerly the global director of business development for Omya International, he will be based in Büsserach,...

Water Desalination Report, 29-06-2020

Neil Palmer appointed as new Chief Technology Officer of Osmoflo

Neil Palmer has been appointed chief technology officer by Osmoflo and will lead the company’s Technology and Innovation Division. A veteran desalter and the former CEO of the National Centre of...

Water Desalination Report, 29-06-2020

Saur to acquire Nijhuis Industries

France’s Saur announced that it was acquiring Nijhuis Industries, the Dutch industrial water and wastewater treatment company, increasing its industrial revenues to 200 million ($224.4 million) per...

Water Desalination Report, 29-06-2020

Shuaiba North - Kuwait

Doosan Heavy Industries has been awarded a $65m contract to extend equipment life and expand existing plant capacity at Shuaiba (see GWI, January 2005, pp6-7). The Shuaiba complex currently compris...

Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project, CA - U.S.A.

CalAm has to build a desalination plant to meet a legal requirement to reduce reliance on the Carmel River. It is a privately financed project to be designed by Pridesa and has broad support from l...

Shuqaiq IWPP - Saudi Arabia

Palmachim - Israel

A contract was awarded to a consortium of Granite Hacarmel Investments, Tahal, Middle East Tube Co., Oceana Marine Research, and OCIF Investment & Development last year. Groundwork in this site is ...

Jebel Ali M Station - United Arab Emirates

Jubail Phase 3 - Saudi Arabia

The date for issue of an RFP is 1Q 2006. The first units are due to start production in 3Q 2009. The plant will use natural gas as a fuel.

Djerba - Tunisia

Toukley Desalination Plant (formerly NSW Wyong) - Australia

Joint contract for Environmental Impact Assessment to be awarded in Feb 2005.

Moss Landing/Kaiser Refractory site, CA - U.S.A.

Ashdod - Israel

Qunfudhah - Saudi Arabia

Djerba - Tunisia

Carlsbad Desalination Plant - U.S.A.

Olympic Dam (Upper Spencer Gulf) - Australia

Discussions on the feasibility of establishing a desalination plant have commenced between the USGCPG and Aquasol. The USPGCPG has also submitted a proposal to the SA Government which is being asse...

Shuaiba North - Kuwait

Jebel Ali RO - United Arab Emirates

The project is proceeding on a fast-track basis (the plant is due to start operations in 2006). The EPC contractor is PAL Technologies. Although it has not formally stated as such, ITT Aquious is p...

Ashdod - Israel

Marina Baja/El Campello/Mutxamel, Alicante - Spain

Arzew IWPP - Algeria

Project developer Project developer Kahrama has made progress towards financial close, having secured a commitment for the funding from the Islamic Development Bank and local financial institutions...

Sydney Desalination Plant (Kurnell) - Australia

$4 million desalination feasibility and contingency study contract awarded to GHD and Fichtner. Study to examine potential locations, plant size, concept design and cost estimates as well as consul...

Hadera - Israel

Toukley Desalination Plant (formerly NSW Wyong) - Australia

Sydney Desalination Plant (Kurnell) - Australia

Tordera, Catalunya II - Spain

Bidding is scheduled to start in 2005.

Tordera, Phase II - Spain

Tordera, Phase II - Spain

Ashdod - Israel

Jebel Ali M Station - United Arab Emirates

Due to seek project consultant later this year.

Toukley Desalination Plant (formerly NSW Wyong) - Australia

Sand City - U.S.A.