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Infrastructure/PPP news in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia moves to RFQ stage of independent water project tender

Saudi Arabia moves to RFQ stage of independent water project tender

🕔Jan 19, 2018

Water & Electricity L.L.C, the agency responsible for the sale and purchase of water and electricity and all required ancillary activities in Saudi Arabia, has issued a request for pre-qualification for Shuqaiq 3 Independent Water Project. It will be located in the city of Shuqaiq, on the Red Sea coast, approximately 137km north of the city of Jazan.

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EOI issued for 60-school PPP in Saudi Arabia

EOI issued for 60-school PPP in Saudi Arabia

🕔Jan 19, 2018

The Ministry of Education (MOE) of Saudi Arabia has issued a request for expressions of interest in respect of the design, build, commissioning, finance, maintenance and transfer of sixty schools (comprising kindergartens, elementary, intermediate and secondary) located in Jeddah and Makkah, in the west of the country.

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MegaProject 1044: Acwa Power close on big desalination PPP project in Saudi Arabia

MegaProject 1044: Acwa Power close on big desalination PPP project in Saudi Arabia

🕔Nov 8, 2017

Acwa Power has reached the financial closure the Shuaibah Expansion II IWP Project PPP in Saudi Arabia. 

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Saudi Arabia seeks interest for two IWP projects

Saudi Arabia seeks interest for two IWP projects

🕔Nov 7, 2017

Water demand, Water & Electricity L.L.C (WEC) issued a Request for Expressions of Interest for the Yanbu and Shuqaiqi Independent Water Projects.

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Saudi Arabia receives interest from 55 firms for Rabigh 3 IWP

Saudi Arabia receives interest from 55 firms for Rabigh 3 IWP

🕔Sep 18, 2017

Saudi Arabia’s Water & Electricity Co. (WEC) has announced it has received Expressions of Interest (EOI) from 55 local and foreign firms for the Rabigh-3 Independent Water Project (IWP).

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WEC launches EOI for new Saudi IWP

WEC launches EOI for new Saudi IWP

🕔Aug 17, 2017

Saudi Arabian authority Water & Electricity (WEC) has invited expressions of interest (EOI) in respect of the potential development of an Independent Water Project (IWP) to be designed using Reverse Osmosis seawater desalination technology.

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Saudi Arabia awards Taif, Qassim and Haif airport PPPs

Saudi Arabia awards Taif, Qassim and Haif airport PPPs

🕔Apr 25, 2017

Arabia Saudi's General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has announced that the development and operation of Taif, Qassim and Hail airports will be entrusted to consortiums of national and global companies.

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Saudi Arabia hires HSBC and King & Spalding for school PPPs

Saudi Arabia hires HSBC and King & Spalding for school PPPs

🕔Jan 24, 2017

Saudi Arabia has plans to privatize construction and management of school buildings and has hired HSBC as financial advisor for them.

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Saudi Arabia hires advisors for PPP power and water PPP

Saudi Arabia hires advisors for PPP power and water PPP

🕔Dec 20, 2016

A consultancy team have been taken on to advise on two privately owned desalination projects that could kick off the Saudi's recently announced privatization blitz.

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Saudi Arabia to privatize to 11 airports

Saudi Arabia to privatize to 11 airports

🕔May 23, 2016

According to sources, an executive from Saudi Arabia's General Authority for Civil Aviation (GACA) has announced that the country has plans to privatize 11 airports by 2020.

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Saudi Arabia announces schedule for airport privatization programme

Saudi Arabia announces schedule for airport privatization programme

🕔Jan 12, 2016

Saudi Arabia, through the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA), has announced plans to begin an airport privatization programme in the first quarter of 2016.

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Saudi Arabia to privatize airports by 2020

Saudi Arabia to privatize airports by 2020

🕔Nov 26, 2015

According to sources, Saudi Arabia, through the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA), has announced plans to begin privatizing its airports and related services by early next year.

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Egis acquires a 51% stake in Projacs

Egis acquires a 51% stake in Projacs

🕔Aug 10, 2015

Egis has acquired a 51% stake in Projacs, a project and construction management firm in the Middle East.

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New Terminal opens at Prince Mohammed Bin Abdul Aziz international airport

New Terminal opens at Prince Mohammed Bin Abdul Aziz international airport

🕔Jul 6, 2015

Saudi Arabia's General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) and Tibah Airports Development Company have announced the opening of the new terminal at Prince Mohammed Bin Abdul Aziz International Airport (PMIA) in Madinah Al-Munawarah.

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MegaProject 487: Saudi Arabia is seeking interest for Taif airport PPP

MegaProject 487: Saudi Arabia is seeking interest for Taif airport PPP

🕔Jun 26, 2015

Saudi Arabia's General Authority for Civil Aviation (GACA) is seeking private investors to finance, design, build and operate a new international airport at Taif, Mecca Province.

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G20 infrastructure hub appoints new CEO

G20 infrastructure hub appoints new CEO

🕔Jun 2, 2015

The Sydney-based G20 Infrastructure hub has appointed Christopher Heathcote as its inaugural chief executive.

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IDB Board approves nearly US$ 815 million towards development financing

IDB Board approves nearly US$ 815 million towards development financing

🕔Oct 30, 2014

The Board of Executive Directors of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) at the end of its 300th meeting (which started on 19 October) at its headquarters in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and under the Chairmanship of IDB President, Dr Ahmad Mohamed Ali, approved US$814.2 million for development financing.

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Blakes strengthens Middle East team with addition of PPP partner

Blakes strengthens Middle East team with addition of PPP partner

🕔Jul 16, 2014

Al-Khobar - Dr. Saud Al-Ammari Law Firm in association with Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes) announced the further strengthening of its team in the Middle East with the addition of Blakes Partner Graham McLeod. Mr. McLeod joins the Al-Khobar and Bahrain-based regional team from the firm's office in Toronto.

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MegaProject 224: Saudi Arabia plans new airport PPP

MegaProject 224: Saudi Arabia plans new airport PPP

🕔May 12, 2014

Saudi Arabia's General Authority for Civil Aviation (GACA) has announced that it is planning to build a new international airport to serve pilgrims to Mecca in the nearby city of Taif.

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ACWA Power increases its ownership in Shuqaiq IWPP

ACWA Power increases its ownership in Shuqaiq IWPP

🕔Apr 9, 2014

ACWA Power announced last week their fully owned subsidiary namely Saudi Arabian Water and Electricity Company (SAWEC) acquired a 6% indirect shareholding in Shuqaiq Water and Electricity Company (SqWEC) from Mitsubishi Corporation of Japan.

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