• Abengoa consortium wins Saudi desalination project contract

    600,000-cu-m CAPACITY PLANT
    Spanish group Abengoa said its consortium with the engineering and construction company SEPCOIII, has been awarded a contract by Acwa Power to build a 600,000-cu-m-per-day reverse osmosis (RO) desalination plant in Saudi Arabia.

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Abengoa consortium wins Saudi desalination project contract

Spanish group Abengoa said its consortium with the engineering and construction company SEPCOIII, has been awarded a contract by Acwa Power to build a 600,000-cu-m-per-day reverse osmosis (RO) desalination plant in Saudi Arabia....

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