Tag: desalination

How titanium is helping to quench thirst.

Many years ago, I met an engineer who started discussing his work with pipelines in Saudi Arabia. My first (naïve) thought was that this referred to an oil or gas pipeline. However, the assumption was way off the mark, for this gentleman was employed by the water sector.

UAE: desalination project

Doosan has selected Outokumpu as the major supplier of duplex stainless steel for its Shuweihat 2 desalination water and power project in UAE.

Qatar: power plant

Qatar has signed a series of deals to build a USD 3.8 billion desalination and power plant part-owned by Japanese and French firms.

Oman: power and water

Tractebel Electricity & Gas International will design, build, own, operate and maintain a water and power project in Oman.

New steel grade in Tubacex

For seamless pipes and tubes, a 6 Moly steel grade has been incorporated to the production programme of TTI-Tubacex Tubos Inoxidables SA.

Algerian desalination

Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries Co. has landed an order to supply, jointly with trading house Itochu Corp., a large power and desalination plant to Algeria's Kahrama SpA.

Oman fertiliser

Uhde GmbH has signed a letter of appointment with Sohar International Urea & Chemical Industries in Muscat, Oman, to build a turn-key large-scale fertiliser complex on the east coast of the Arabian peninsula.

Powergen in Italy and UAE

International Power plc (London) has announced a joint venture partnership agreement with Ansaldo Energia (Italy) to develop up to 4000mw of new generation in five different greenfield sites in southern Italy with each of the five sites consisting of 800mw power units utilising Combined-Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) technology.

UAE water project

Technip, in partnership with Abu Dhabi-based Al Jaber Energy Services, has been awarded by the UAE Offsets Group (UOG) the "transmission package" of the Fujairah desalination, power plant and pipeline project in the United Arab Emirates.