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Soviet competition

Tossing its hat Into the circle of competition for international desalting plant sales, the U.S.S.R. submitted a bid for the 9.6 MGD Kuwait job. What's more, the Soviet agency Techmashexport's bid...

Water Desalination Report, 05-01-1967

Hunter chosen new OSW Director

Jack A. Hunter is to be the new OSW Director, Water Desalination Report, has learned, and his selection to the 6-mos. old vacancy probably is to be officially announced this week. For Hunter,...

Water Desalination Report, 22-12-1966

Water for Peace conference

Some 450 technical papers have been received for the water for peace conference, and now begins the ticklish task of picking ones to be presented orally at the world conference next May 23-31. Karl...

Water Desalination Report, 22-12-1966

Selection meetings

Next month, to help select the conference papers, the committee will meet with and enlist counsel of five international intergovernmental organizations. Deadline for selection of the papers is...

Water Desalination Report, 22-12-1966

Russian boycott

A threat by the Soviets not to participate in the conference, rumour now is, has been averted. The Russians were highly irked at invitations being sent only to those nations with which the U.S. had...

Water Desalination Report, 22-12-1966

Kaiser-Catalytic

Earlier this year Kaiser Engineering and Catalytic Construction completed a study of a 100 MGD 200 MWE nuclear desalting plant (WDR, 31 Mar '66,1). The Kaiser-Catalytic study showed the combination...

Water Desalination Report, 22-12-1966

Group members

Others in Bunker's travelling group are Dean Peterson, former water resources adviser in the President's Office of Science and Technology, now dean of engineering at Utah State Univ. Others are...

Water Desalination Report, 22-12-1966

Desalted water

Desalted water can be stored underground with little loss of volume concluded the panel of experts convened early last month by the United Nations to determine proper balances between water...

Water Desalination Report, 22-12-1966

OSW's Ralph Parsons expert on desalting cost

Ralph M Parsons is fast becoming OSW's expert for desalting cost accounting. The co. is now developing a uniform system of accounts for desalting plants under a $60,000 contract, to last four mos....

Water Desalination Report, 22-12-1966

Normalized studies

Under the Saline Act, OSW is charged with determining the economics, reliability and feasibility of desalting processes for supplying water for beneficial consumptive purposes. To get at straight...

Water Desalination Report, 22-12-1966

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