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Bidders denied more time for Red Sea-Dead Sea

A number of bidders vying to develop the Red Sea-Dead Sea pipeline between Israel and Jordan have had their requests for an extension to the bid submission deadline rejected

RFPs invited for Singapore desalination plant

Singapore’s National Water Agency (PUB) has issued a request for proposals for the city-state’s fourth desalination plant, which is expected to cost around S$500 million ($362 million)

OPWP to tender IWPs in 2016

The Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) intends to tender the Duqm and Khasab independent water producer (IWP) project in 2016

FEWA issues RFQ for Umm Al Quwain IWP

The Emirates’ Federal Electricity and Water Authority has issued a request for qualifications for the Umm Al Quwain independent water producer project

EIB, AFD sign on Red Sea-Dead Sea studies

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Agence Française de Développement (AFD) have signed to provide economic, financial and other studies for the Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance project between Israel and Jordan

Thames Tideway EIB loan closes, bond issue nears

The project company for the Thames Tideway Tunnel super-sewer project in London signed a £700 million ($1.01 billion) loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) on 12 May 2016

EBRD targets Egyptian water, transport sector

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is looking to invest $250 million into Egyptian transportation and water projects

Red Sea-Dead Sea pipeline prequalification date set

The submission deadline for prequalification bids on the Israel to Jordan pipeline linking the Red and Dead Seas has been set for 30 May 2016, according to documents from Jordan’s Ministry of Water and Irrigation

Malaysia’s Taliworks rejigs its portfolio

Malaysian water treatment company has announced it sold its China waste management business for $54.6 million and will buy a 35% stake in Malaysian sold waste operator SWM Environment (SWME) for M$245 million ($60.58 million).

Jordan seeks wastewater PPP advisers

The Water Authority of Jordan and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) are seeking legal and financial advisers for further expansion of the As-Samra wastewater plant

Tunisia PPP pilot projects due

Tunisia’s public private partnership (PPP) programme is taking shape with a tender for transaction advisers for pilot waste and water projects expected to launch in May 2016

ICA adjusts reported losses, names new board members

Mexican construction giant ICA has announced an increase in reported losses of Ps5.9 billion ($345 million), compared to the preliminary full-year results reported on 30 March 2016

iCON complete Capstone Infrastucture acquisition

iCON Infrastructure, the UK fund manager, has completed the acquisition of Canadian power and water holding company Capstone Infrastructure for C$480 million ($381.9 million), Capstone announced on 29 April

IIC disburses Aegea Brailian real loan

The Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC), acting on behalf of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, has made the first disbursement of a R320 million (approximately $95 million) corporate loan to Aegea Saneamento e Participações

EXCLUSIVE Sacyr signs on Sohar IWP debt

Spanish construction firm Sacyr’s subsidiary Valoriza Agua has signed on the debt for the Sohar independent water producer (IWP) project in Oman, IJGlobal understands

OPWP begins procurement advisory tender

The Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) is seeking proposals from single bidders or consortiums to advise it on the contracting of power and water projects in 2022 and beyond

DEWA extends desalination consultancy deadline

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has extended the deadline for consultancy bids for the desalination plant at Jebel Ali power station to 25 May 2016

Saudi Aramco picks IPO advisors

Saudi Aramco has selected JPMorgan Chase & Co and Michael Klein to advise on the company’s planned initial public offering (IPO)

Oman considers solar desalination

Oman’s Public Authority for Electricity and Water is considering whether to develop solar-powered desalination plants in the Musandam Governorate