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Saudi Arabia publishes draft law on private sector participation ahead of PPP programme launch

Saudi Arabia publishes draft law on private sector participation ahead of PPP programme launch

🕔Jul 12, 2018

Following a resolution by the Council of Ministers, Saudi Arabia’s National Centre for Privatisation and Public-Private Partnerships (NCP) has published a draft law to govern private sector participation in government-sponsored programs and projects.

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Five teams bid to develop largest desalination plant in Saudi Arabia

Five teams bid to develop largest desalination plant in Saudi Arabia

🕔Jul 11, 2018

Water & Electricity Company (WEC) of Saudi Arabia has announced that five teams have submitted proposals for the Rabigh 3 Independent Water Project. The project involves the construction of a desalination plant designed using Reverse Osmosis technology to produce the potable water from the Red Sea.

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Advisors announced for Saudi Arabia's first land transport PPP

Advisors announced for Saudi Arabia's first land transport PPP

🕔May 15, 2018

Metro Jeddah Company has awarded a consortium led by Synergy Consulting a contract to manage the procurement process for the Obhur Creek Bridge PPP project, which involves the construction of a 360m-long bridge which will carry eight lanes of traffic, a metro line and a pedestrian walkway, linking North Obhur to Jeddah city centre.

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RFP for wastewater project at Jeddah Airport in Saudi Arabia

RFP for wastewater project at Jeddah Airport in Saudi Arabia

🕔Apr 18, 2018

The Water and Electricity Company (WEC) of Saudi Arabia has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to prequalified companies for an independent sewage treatment plant (ISTP) at Jeddah Airport, officially called King Abdulaziz International Airport, located to the north of Jeddah, a city in the west of Saudi Arabia.

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Saudi Arabia awards procurement advisory services contract for water project

Saudi Arabia awards procurement advisory services contract for water project

🕔Apr 4, 2018

The state-owned National Water Company (NWC) of Saudi Arabia has awarded procurement advisory services contract for a project concerning the provision of water distribution services in Saudi Arabia to a consortium containing Mizuho BankWhite & Case and Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group.

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Saudi Arabia launches tender process for desalination-power project

Saudi Arabia launches tender process for desalination-power project

🕔Mar 20, 2018

The Water & Electricity Company (WEC) of Saudi Arabia has published a Request for Expressions of Interest for the Jubail Phase 3 Independent Water & Power Project, to be located on the Arabian Gulf Coast, approximately 18km south of the Jubail Industrial City, adjacent to the existing plant units (Jubail Phase 1, Jubail Phase 2 and Jubail RO plants), in the Eastern Province of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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RFP issued for sewage project in Saudi Arabia

RFP issued for sewage project in Saudi Arabia

🕔Mar 13, 2018

Saudi Arabia's Water & Electricity Company (WEC) has issued a Request for Proposals to ten pre-qualified bidders for the Damman Independent Sewage Treatment Project. Proposals are sought for the development of a sewage treatment plant with a planned capacity of up to 330,000 m3/day, to be located west of the city of Dammam on the country's Gulf coast.

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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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