Ensuring sustainable supply of drinking water took center stage at a meeting chaired by King Mohammed VI at the Royal palace in Rabat, Thursday, part of an endeavor by the Kingdom to safeguard water resources.
The Engineering Authority of the Armed Forces was paid EGP 1.3bn by the Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZone) as part of the cost of establishing a seawater desalination plant in the southern area of SCZone.
The announcement was made by the Egyptian Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation, Mohamed Abdel Aty on the sidelines of the Beirut Water Week in Lebanon, which opened its doors on Monday, April 8, 2019.
South Africa has downsized its domestic railway freight network with the closure of many branch lines, and now long line-ups of big trucks carry coal to some of South Africa’s coal-fired power stations. So, like many other African nations, South Africa’s economy depends on truck transportation.
The increasing number of heavy trucks carrying freight over long distances has taken a toll on South Africa’s deteriorating road network while the crime rate has escalated in response to high unemployment.
The truck transportation industry has become a target for criminals. Drivers who stop to rest at truck stops and act to protect their cargo have been brutally attacked by criminals who take both the freight and various parts of the trucks that they resell.
The project, co-funded by the French Treasury and the Province of the Western Cape, has been fully developed and completed in less than 18 months by Turnkey Water Solutions (TWS) and Mascara Renewable Water, together with a strong team of local consultants and contractors.
Dubbed “Hands on the Future,” the exhibitions at KICC sought to promote the pursuit of technical and vocational skills as students and instructors from various Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institutions and various stakeholders demonstrated their capabilities.
According to the petition sighted by Prime Business and signed by the General Secretary of PUWU of TUC GH, Micheal Adumatta Nyantakyi, the Teshie Desalination Plant has the potential to collapse the whole Ghana Water Company.
Hyflux, the Singapore-headquartered global developer and operator of power and water plants, announced on Tuesday that it has been served a termination notice for a sea water desalination project in Algeria.
The 200,000 cubic metres per day (m3/day) plant, Hyflux’s first water treatment project in the Middle East, was developed in a joint venture with the state-owned Algeria Energy Company (AEC) and Malaysia’s Malakoff Berhad, according to the company’s website.