Five water treatment plants planned for Sri Lanka

22 Feb 2017 | Asia

French firm Veolia has been awarded a €156M contract by the Sri Lankan National Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWSDB) for the construction of five new water treatment plants in Sri Lanka.

Saudi Arabia to benefit from three new desalination plants

16 Feb 2017 | Middle East

Hydrochem Saudi, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hyflux, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the state-owned Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) to develop three desalination plants in Saudi Arabia.

SEZAD awards $220M worth of infrastructure contracts

14 Feb 2017 | Middle East

The Special Economic Zone Authority in Duqm (SEZAD) has awarded four contracts worth a combined value of OMR84.7M ($220M) for infrastructure projects in Duqm, Oman.

JV wins contract to expand Talabre dam in Chile

12 Jan 2017 | South America

A joint venture led by OHL has won a contract from copper producer Codelco for the expansion of the Talabre dam in Chile.

L&T's construction arm bags $446.8M worth of orders in India

3 Jan 2017 | Asia

The construction arm of Indian conglomerate L&T has bagged INR30.39bn ($446.8M) worth of orders across its various business segments.

Water Management Week on WCN: Sewer infiltration

13 Dec 2016 | Europe

The latest study from the Centre for Research and Innovation for Groundwater Infiltration into Urban Infrastructure suggests that the issue of groundwater infiltration into sewers is a worldwide problem that can’t be solved immediately.

Water Management Week on WCN: England and Wales at risk of droughts

12 Dec 2016 | Europe

There is a significant risk of severe drought in England and Wales with the potential to disrupt the public water supply sector, according to a Water UK report.

Contract awarded for Australian water treatment plant

30 Nov 2016 | Oceania

An equal stake joint venture (JV) of CPB Contractors and UGL Limited has secured a design and build contract to increase the capacity of the Western Treatment Plant in Melbourne, Australia. [Image courtesy of Melbourne Water]

Plans approved for £300M UK water pipeline project

18 Nov 2016 | Europe

UK-based United Utilities Group has received final planning consent from Allerdale Council for the construction of a £300M water pipeline project in West Cumbria, UK.

Work on world's tallest dam underway

9 Nov 2016 | Asia

The president of Tajikistan has inaugurated the start of construction at what will be the tallest dam in the world, located at Rogun in the Central Asian country.


Safety of innovative vehicles in tunnels

27 Feb 2017

Fathi Tarada, director of Mosen, looks at the challenges facing tunnels with the onset of autonomous and other smart vehicles.

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