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Nuclear Advantages

Spain has experienced nothing short of fantastic growth rates in its annual amount of power requirement,, In the last 25 years, annual kilowatthr's consumed have been multipled by 10, to 30,000...

Water Desalination Report, 21-10-1965

Lanzarote

Interesting twist to the Lanzarote station is that, Burns and Roe, its builder, also put up money for the plant. Amounting to a smallscale AID operation Burns and Roe arranged to finance the $2...

Water Desalination Report, 21-10-1965

Ceuta

A dual 3500 KW(e) 1 MGD plant is to begin operation "this month in the Spanish Town of Ceuta, a military base on the African side of the Straits of Gibraltar. Ceuta's strategic value is in the fact...

Water Desalination Report, 21-10-1965

Las Palmas

An international construction bid was issued last month (WDR, 6 Oct.,'65,3) for a 10,000 KW(e), 2.5 MGD dual conventionally fueled plant for Las Palmas, capital city of Gran Canaria, largest of the...

Water Desalination Report, 21-10-1965

Escombreras

Gov't officials are now holding discussions with Hidroelectrica Espanola, a private utility, on possibilities of a large 10 25 MGD plant to be located in southeast Spain at Escombreras, on the...

Water Desalination Report, 21-10-1965

1st International Desalination Symposium; A contrast in hope and pessimism

The world has seen its first international desalting conference. Now it's over. And what did it amount to?

Most of the some 2000 attendees, as the symposium was ending, were agreeing .preperation of...

Water Desalination Report, 14-10-1965

Cooperative fund called by Pres. Johnson

President Johnson called for creation of a cooperative fund by all nations to bring desalting into its own, as a truly massive, low-cost source of fresh water, for any country in the world needing...

Water Desalination Report, 14-10-1965

Troon Testing Center

Weir Westgarth also announced at the symposium joint govt.- industry plans to build the "world's largest desalting test-engineering station at Troon in Scotland. The plant is to be complete!:' "n....

Water Desalination Report, 14-10-1965

General Atomics RO test unit

General Atomics crated-up its 1400 GPD reverse osmosis test unit ans shipped it out of the exposition, before the equipment show ended. The reason: OSW and the Dept, of Health, Education, and...

Water Desalination Report, 14-10-1965

OSW offices making a move

OSW offices are moving from their former location at 1107 16th St., N.W. into the main Interior Dept. bldg. Most of the OSW Div.'s have in the last two weeks made the move, and are now on the 5th...

Water Desalination Report, 14-10-1965

Jubail 3a IWP - Saudi Arabia

The deadline for bids is now 15 December. The ten teams qualified to bid are: 1) ACWA Power; 2) Aqualia/HAACO/Alfanar; 3) Cobra; 4) Engie; 5) Malakoff; 6) Marubeni/Marafiq; 7) Mitusbishi Corp.; 8) ...

Chennai 4 (Perur) - India

An advisory team led by SMEC is understood to be close to signing terms with the client. Three teams in total submitted bids earlier this year. The scope of the consultancy contract includes concep...

Growthpoint V&A SWRO - South Africa

The developer expects to appoint a contractor shortly, with a view to bringing the plant online in 2021.

Umm al Quwain IWP - United Arab Emirates

Financial close has now been reached. A syndicate of seven international and local lenders is providing $680 million of non-recourse senior debt with a 24.5-year door-to-door tenor. The mandated le...

Tampa Bay Desalination Expansion, FL - U.S.A.

Two feasibility studies were signed off in October 2019: Black & Veatch will conduct a $3 million feasibility study into an expansion of the existing desalination plant (which is operated by Accion...

Hampton Roads ASR project, VA - U.S.A.

An RFQ for the design-build contract to build the first of five full-scale advanced water treatment plants is expected to be released around February 2020. The first plant is expected to be a 17MGD...

Gabès reuse - Tunisia

The project has been put on hold following a government decision to move GCT's most polluting units out of Gabès. A decision has yet to be reached on procurement.

Pure Water Monterey Expansion, CA - U.S.A.

The draft supplemental environmental impact report relating to the proposed expansion was released for public comment as planned on 7th November 2019. The public has until 23 December 2019 to comme...

North City Pure Water Facility - U.S.A.

At its meeting on 5th November 2019, City Council voted to authorise construction contracts for Phase 1 of the Pure Water San Diego project without a requirement that apprentices be registered in j...

South Bay Pure Water Facility - U.S.A.

At its meeting on 5th November 2019, City Council voted to authorise construction contracts for Phase 1 of the Pure Water San Diego project without a requirement that apprentices be registered in j...

Isla Refinery, Curaçao Phase 6 - Curaçao

Upgrade and expansion of existing SWRO capacity at Isla Refinery

Isla Refinery, Curaçao Phase 4 - Curaçao

Extra capacity contracted to replace ageing thermal desalination capacity at the Isla Refinery site

Isla Refinery, Curaçao Phase 2/3 - Curaçao

Installation of desalination capacity (phase 2) and additional multi-media filters (phase 3)

Hassyan SWRO - United Arab Emirates

Nine bidders are vying for the project, although a full list of names has not yet been clarified. In total 34 companies submitted statements of qualification for the project. The deadline for propo...

Lake Jennings AWPF - U.S.A.

The RFQ for the $260 million progressive design-build tender covering a 16MGD (60,560m3/d) water recycling facility, an 11.5MGD (43,528m3/d) advanced water purification facility, and a solids handl...

Pure Water Monterey Expansion, CA - U.S.A.

Despite a move to delay the release of the draft supplemental environmental impact report relating to the proposed expansion, the document will be released for public comment as planned on 7th Nove...

Soreq 2 - Israel

The tendering process has been temporarily frozen by the Administrative Affairs Court following complaints from the unsuccessful third bidder, a team comprising Allied Infrastructures, Afcon Holdin...

Umm al Quwain IWP - United Arab Emirates

Financial close is now expected before the end of the year. The SIDEM-led EPC team has received a limited notice to proceed.

Sousse phase 1 - Tunisia

Construction of the initial 50,000m3/d of capacity (which is currently underway by EPPM and Abeima (Abengoa)) has been further delayed, and the plant is now expected to come online in summer 2020. ...

Tia Maria Copper Mine - Peru

In a call presenting its Q3 2019 earnings results, Southern Copper indicated that the mine would likely not be in full operation until 2024, and that further progress is contingent on easing tensio...

Kundli CETP upgrade - India

The bid submissions deadline has been extended again, and now falls on 11 November 2019.

Tanajib power and water project - Saudi Arabia

Four project developers have submitted offers for the entire package, and are understood to be in discussions with the client. Marubeni is one of the bidders.

Radomiro Tomic Mine - Chile

The contract has been awarded to a developer team of Marubeni Corporation (50%), Transelec (30%) and Techint Chile (20%). EPC work will be undertaken by Techint Chile, while the O&M of the infrastr...

Ramhormoz BWRO - Iran

The client issued a request for statements of qualification on 26 October 2019. The deadline for submissions falls on 26 November 2019.

Gwadar desalination plant - Pakistan

The project has been re-tendered, and a pre-bid meeting has been scheduled for 25 November 2019. The bid submissions deadline has been set at 5th December 2019, with technical bids due to be opened...

Khorramshahr BWRO - Iran

The client issued a request for statements of qualification on 26 October 2019. The deadline for submissions falls on 26 November 2019.

Abadan BWRO Phase 1 - Iran

The client issued a request for statements of qualification on 26 October 2019. The deadline for submissions falls on 26 November 2019.

Abadan BWRO Phase 2 - Iran

The client issued a request for statements of qualification on 26 October 2019. The deadline for submissions falls on 26 November 2019.

Yanbu 4 IWP - Saudi Arabia

A number of sources have suggested that the Utico team submitted the lowest offer, followed by the Aqualia-led team. It is expected that the bids will set a new low benchmark for the cost of desali...

Gabès desalination plant phase 1 - Tunisia

GCT received eight statements of qualification by the 23 September 2019 deadline, and plans to shortlist between three and five companies to submit final offers. GCT's ambition is to have the first...