An inter-ministerial tender committee of the Government of Israel has awarded a PPP project involving the construction and operation of a waste treatment facility to Zero Waste, a company jointly owned by Shikun u'Binui Holdings through its concessions division, and Azrieli Group, through its GES subsidiary.
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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.
China Everbright Water Limited has announced that the company has recently secured multiple sub-projects under the Ji'nan Zhangqiu Urban-Rural Integration Water Supply Project in Shandong Province, in eastern China, which the company won in March 2017.
3i Infrastructure plc has announced that it will invest EUR201 million (US$246.36) to acquire a 50% stake in Attero, one of the largest waste treatment and disposal companies in the Netherlands.
Metro Pacific Investments Corp (MPIC) has announced that its subsidiary MetroPac Water Investments Corporation (MPW) has signed a share purchase agreement for the acquisition of a 49% stake in Tuan Loc Water Resources Investment Joint Stock Company, one of the largest water companies in Vietnam.
The state-owned National Water Company (NWC) of Saudi Arabia has awarded a procurement advisory services contract for a project concerning the provision of water distribution services in Saudi Arabia to a consortium containing Mizuho Bank, White & Case and Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group.
Ancala Partners LLP, the independent mid-market infrastructure investment manager, has announced that it has acquired Aquatrine Package A, from Kelda Water Services (KWS), a subsidiary of Kelda Group. Aquatrine delivers one of the largest water and waste water Private Finance Initiative contracts in Europe for the British government's Ministry of Defence (MOD).
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.
CITIC Envirotech Ltd has announced that the Group was awarded a Public-PrivatePartnership (PPP) project in Xiaogan City, Hubei Province, China.
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.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has awarded an AED871 million (US$237.07 million) contract for the construction of a desalination plant in Jebel Ali to a joint venture comprising ACCIONA Agua S.A and Belhasa Six Construct (BeSIX). The plant will have capacity to treat 40 million imperial gallons per day (MIGD) and will utilise Sea Water Reverse Osmosis (SWRO) technology.
It has been announced that a consortium led by ACWA Power has submitted the lowest bid on the Umm Al Quwain Independent Water Project (IWP) in the United Arab Emirates. The project involves the development, financing, construction, operation, maintenance and ownership of a greenfield water treatment facility with capacity to treat 45 million imperial gallons per day, together with associated power infrastructure.
The Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) has issued an RFQ for developing the 200 million gallons per day Taweelah desalination IWP.
FCC Aqualia, S.A., FCC and IFM are in advanced negotiations regarding the acquisition by IFM of a 49% stake in FCC Aqualia, S.A.
Thau Maritima, a project company comprising the Investment and Development Fund for Public-Private Partnerships II (FIDEPPP2), which is managed by MIROVA and SUEZ Eau France, has secured financing for a project involving a wastewater treatment plant serving seven municipalities of the Sète Agglopôle Méditerranée (SAM) district, in the south of France.
Maple Reinders has announced that Hartland Resource Management Group (HRMG), a special purpose company of which Maple Reinders PPP Ltd. is a development partner, has reached financial close and has subsequently been awarded the contract to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the Capital Regional District (CRD) Residuals Treatment Facility located at the Hartland Landfill, in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.
Oman Power and Water Procurement Company SAOC (OPWP) is planning the addition of a new water desalination capacity of approximately 300,000 m3 per day, which will be located at Al Ghubrah, a suburb of the capital city Muscat, in the north of Oman.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed a US$100 million loan facility agreement with China Everbright International Limited (CEIL) to fund the development of a series of municipal waste-to-energy (WTE) plants in the Mekong Delta, in south-west Vietnam.
Haya Water, a state-owned company that operates wastewater networks and sewage treatment plants (STPs) in Oman, is in the process of selecting a consultant to advise the company on developing STPs through public-private partnerships.
Dnipro City Council has awarded a PPP contract for a waste recycling plant in the city, in eastern Ukraine, to British company Stopford Projects Limited. The council plan to sign the agreement later this month.