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Desalting plant costs to feel copper price hikes

With heat transfer surfaces accounting for 30 per cent of desalting plant costs, and with the surfaces predominantly constituted of copper metal, increases in copper prices by the three major...

Water Desalination Report, 12-01-1967

Library budget

Funds to give the OWRR Science Information Center a start about $1 million, are included in OWRR's upcoming fiscal 1968 budget.

Water Desalination Report, 12-01-1967

OWRR seeks research proposal

OWRR is asking for research proposal to be carried out under title II of the Water Resources Research Act. Title II amendments to the Act for the first time opens up funds to industry to carry on...

Water Desalination Report, 12-01-1967

Banner desalting business year outlook for 1967

Five hundred fifty (550) MGD, or better! This could be the amount of world desalting construction starts in 1967. At that, the new year will far and away outdistance the year just ended in terms of...

Water Desalination Report, 05-01-1967

Future trillions

The coming year's new capacity will be added to the some 120 MGD of existing desalting plant, according to OSW's late estimates. An idea of how fast the field is increasing may be had by comparing...

Water Desalination Report, 05-01-1967

Module construction

For the coming year, OSW construction projects and base research-development programs from an expected $39 million fiscal 1968 budget will provide principal input and impetus for the desalting...

Water Desalination Report, 05-01-1967

Liquidated damages

Severe penalties are Included in the module contract terms -- too strict for a developmental project, some argue. The damages would be $1500 per day beyond the 365 day period that the award winning...

Water Desalination Report, 05-01-1967

Texas possibilities

Also supported by OSW, another ingredient in the mix which could considerably widen desalting business horizons in 1967 is a just completed study by Southwest Research Institute. The SRI study, an...

Water Desalination Report, 05-01-1967

International projects

Three out of four multimlllion gal. plants, which by hardening of their construction plans in 1967 would each double current existing capacity, are overseas projects (see table p. 3). Not in the...

Water Desalination Report, 05-01-1967

ED over Flash

ED processes were found to be cheaper than flash distillation plants for each of the 11 cities, according to SRI, generally because feed water in each case is less than 5000 ppm TDS. Salt reduction...

Water Desalination Report, 05-01-1967

Beni Saf - Algeria

A special purpose company to implement the project is due to be established later this month. It will be known as Beni Saf Water Company. Spain’s Geida consortium (comprising Cobra, Befesa, Codesa ...

Barka II SWRO Plant - Oman

Karaikal, Pondicherry - India

Javea, Alicante - Spain

Qunfudhah - Saudi Arabia

Bids for the project were opened in July. It is widely believed that the best offer in price terms is a proposal based on RO submitted by the local Saudi Services for Electro Mechanic Works Company...

Jijel - Algeria

Chennai - Minjur - India

Huntington Beach SWRO, CA - U.S.A.

Chennai - Minjur - India

Barka II SWRO Plant - Oman

Santa Eulalia - Spain

Following the change of government in Madrid the projected capacity of the plant is under review. Guarantees have been received by the Balearic Government that construction will begin in 2005.

Huntington Beach SWRO, CA - U.S.A.

EIR currently in progress, and should be complete by the end of December. Poseidon has asked for expressions of interest from EPC contractors by 20th November to work on their proposed Carlsbad pla...

Zawia - Libya

The project has been re-bid. There is a 30th August deadline for receipt of offers. Seven or eight companies, including Weir, Sidem, Hyundai, Doosan and possibly Alfa Laval and VA Tech, are thought...

Shuqaiq IWPP - Saudi Arabia

The date for issue of an RFP has been revised to 1Q 2005. The first units are due to start production in 3Q 2008. The plant will be crude oil fired. WEC’s advisers are HSBC (financial), Clifford Ch...

Karaikal, Pondicherry - India

Gwadar Industrial Estate - Pakistan

Carlsbad Desalination Plant - U.S.A.

Barka II SWRO Plant - Oman

Javea, Alicante - Spain

Tianjin Dagang - China

Karaikal, Pondicherry - India

Carlsbad Desalination Plant - U.S.A.

Marina Baja/El Campello/Mutxamel, Alicante - Spain

Chennai - Minjur - India

Karaikal, Pondicherry - India

Gwadar Industrial Estate - Pakistan

Sur IWP - Oman

Cap Djinet - Algeria

Marina Baja/El Campello/Mutxamel, Alicante - Spain

Marina Baja/El Campello/Mutxamel, Alicante - Spain