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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

Beckton Desalination Plant - U.K.

Sydney Desalination Plant (Kurnell) - Australia

Marina Baja/El Campello/Mutxamel, Alicante - Spain

Bidding to start in 2005. This plant is part of the first wave of the new government’s AGUA programme which includes the construction of around 20 desalination plants along the Mediterranean coast.

Liaoning Hongyanhe Nuclear Power Company Water Treatment Project - China

Taweelah RO - United Arab Emirates

New consortium member International Power has had constructive meetings with Mitsui and is aiming to move the project forward. ADWEA has given the developer team some provisional target dates of 31...

Marina Baja/El Campello/Mutxamel, Alicante - Spain

Sohar - Oman

Financial close of the project is imminent. BNP Paribas and Standard Chartered Bank, the initial underwriters of the $550m financing, were joined in an expanded MLA group by Bank Muscat, Bayerische...

Jijel - Algeria

Jijel - Algeria

Liaoning Hongyanhe Nuclear Power Company Water Treatment Project - China

Cap Djinet - Algeria

Karaikal, Pondicherry - India

Chemfab Alkalies is a subsidiary of Dr Rao Holdings. Another subsidiary of the group, Membrane Technologies Ltd, is working with a Canadian company to build the plant. In October, Chemfab signed a ...

Az Zour North 1 IWPP - Kuwait

Prequalification documents for this project’s power element have been out for some time. The Ministry of Energy has extended the deadline for receipt of submissions until 20th November. There is st...

Barka II SWRO Plant - Oman

Sur IWP - Oman

The IWP replaces a government-led project at Sur for a smaller 20,000 25,000m3/d SWRO plant for which Parsons Corporation was the consultant. The Sur project is part of a larger scheme, which will...

Shoaiba 3 - Saudi Arabia

Bids are due on 8th January 2005. Indications are that three or four groups will submit offers. They are: a group of Tenaga Nasional Berhad, Malakoff, ACWA Power, Mada, Itochu Corporation and possi...

Marina Baja/El Campello/Mutxamel, Alicante - Spain

Korangi (formerly Port Qasim) - Pakistan

A memorandum of understanding for two desalination plants, one at Port Qasim (see below) and one at Korangi has been signed between Karachi Water & Sewerage Board and Samullah Khan’s California Env...

Chennai - Minjur - India

Abutaraba - Libya

Gecol has signed a contract with France’s Sidem to build the plant. However, it is not clear if the French company has received a down-payment or letter of credit to commence construction.

Shuaiba North - Kuwait

This project has been informally mooted and is at the early conceptual stage. Shuaiba is a relatively old complex dating back to the early 1970s; current production at the site is around 90,000m3/d...

Korangi (formerly Port Qasim) - Pakistan

The CEM desalination study for Karachi, supported by the US Trade and Development Agency has been transferred to Port Qasim. Besides hydrological benefits, the site benefits from the proximity of t...

Jijel - Algeria

Manali, Chennai - India

The Chennai office of Fichtner has been appointed as consulting engineer on the project. The refinery has faced critical water shortages. A list of prequalified companies invited to tender for the ...

Carlsbad Desalination Plant - U.S.A.

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

Jijel - Algeria

Chennai - Minjur - India

The project was originally conceived by Chennai Metro, but after running into legal difficulties, a joint venture between the Tamilnadu state and the development bank IL&FS called Tamilnadu Water I...

Jubail Phase 3 - Saudi Arabia

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

Cambria Long-Term Water Supply Project - U.S.A.