Spanish infrastructure solutions company Acciona and its partner Saudi Arabia’s RTCC have been awarded a contract by Saudi publicly-owned company Saline Water Conversion (SWCC) for the construction of the $500m Al Khobar 2 desalination plant.
A consortium of Saudi Arabia-based ACWA Power, Gulf Investment Corporation and Alternative Energy Projects Co. (AEPC) has secured financing for the 500MW Ibri II solar photovoltaic (PV) independent power project (IPP) in Oman.
L&T Construction said that its Water & Effluent Treatment Business has secured a design and execution contract for Phase II of Al Dhakhlia Water Transmission System, a water infrastructure project in Oman.
McDermott has broken ground on Saudi Aramco’s new fabrication facility within the King Salman International Complex for Maritime Industries and Services in Ras Al-Khair, Saudi Arabia.
Air Products Qudra has broken ground on fully-integrated industrial gases hub project in the Jubail Industrial City, Saudi Arabia.
Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has awarded two engineering and construction contracts, worth $1.65bn, for the Dalma Gas Development Project located about 190km northwest of Abu Dhabi, UAE.
A consortium led by UAE-based Metito Group has commenced construction on Independent Sewage Treatment Plant Project (ISTP) in Dammam West, Saudi Arabia.
Almar Water Solutions, through Abdul Latif Jameel and Rawafid Alhadarah, and its consortium partners Spanish infrastructure company Acciona and Japanese firm Marubeni Corporation have laid the foundation stone at the IWP Shuqaiq-3 desalination project in Saudi Arabia on the Red Sea coast.
A consortium of Orascom Construction and Siemens has signed an agreement with Iraq’s Ministry of Electricity to rebuild Baiji 1 and Baiji 2 power plants in northern Iraq.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has selected a consortium of Strabag Dubai, Strabag, Andritz Hydro and Ozkar for the construction of the AED1.437bn (£316m) pumped storage hydroelectric power station in Hatta, Dubai.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank (BSTDB) are co-financing a financial package worth $350m (£280m) for three new units at EFELER, the largest geothermal power plant in Turkey.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has floated a tender for the fifth phase of the AED50bn (£10bn) Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park.
UK-based chemicals multinational INEOS has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Saudi Aramco and France-based Total to build three new chemical plants in Saudi Arabia.
GE and its partners have secured approximately $1bn in financing from Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), Japanese export credit agency (ECA) and private financial institutions for the proposed 1.8GW Hamriyah Independent Power Company in Sharjah, UAE.
A consortium of Spanish company Abengoa and Chinese engineering firm SEPCOIII has secured a contract to begin early works for the construction of a $700m reverse osmosis desalination plant in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) has selected a consortium of ACWA Power, Gulf Investment Corporation (GIC) and Alternative Energy Projects (AEPCo) to develop the 500MW Ibri-2 solar project in Oman.
Strabag’s subsidiary Züblin International Qatar has secured a contract to design and build a wastewater pumping station in Doha, Qatar.
Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA), alongside Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Investment Company and Dubal, has commenced construction on a new power block at Jebel Ali smelter in Dubai.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) and a consortium led by Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power and Chinese government-owned Silk Road Fund, have achieved financial close on the 950MW fourth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park.
A consortium comprising ACWA Power and industrial conglomerate Saudi Brothers Commercial Company (SBCC) has signed senior financing and hedging agreements for the SAR2.625bn ($700m) Rabigh-3 independent water-desalination plant (IWP) in Saudi Arabia.