Israel Ports Development Co. The Mediterranean port of Ashdod is one of two key Israeli ports set for a $2.2-billion expansion and upgrade. Related Links: Israel To Spend More For Ports and Roads Israel's planned $2.2-billion project to build new container terminals at the Haifa and Ashdod ports is attracting interest from global contenders.The Israel Ports Development Co. said earlier this month that six foreign companies from Europe, China and South Africa have submitted bids to prequalify for the terminal construction at the two Mediterranean coast ports. Two Israeli firms are among the contenders.According to Israeli business publication Globes, the
After more than five years of official study at a cost of at least $16 million, a team of World Bank consultants are close to completing work that, so far, supports building an estimated $10-billion water pipeline project in Jordan.
Related Links: Israel To Tackle First Major Industrial Pollution Cleanup Website of EnGlobe Corp. In a competition that drew international bids for a first-of-its-kind project in Israel, two government ministries have picked Canada’s EnGlobe Corp. for a $55-million cleanup of the Kishon River, a dumping ground for untreated industrial and municipal wastes for decades.Last month, the company, based in Quebec City, Quebec, won the global tender that was issued jointly by the country's Environmental Protection Ministry and the Kishon River and Drainage Authority. EnGlobe, which specializes in bio-remediation approaches, beat out about 20 companies from North America and Europe that
Photo courtesy of San Diego County Water Authority Facility, to be built near a powerplant in Carlsbad, Calif., would produce more than 50 million gal of desalinated water per day. Related Links: Two Desalination Plants Could Cost $540 Million Desalination Gets Second Look To Counter Drought Booming Parched Cities Trigger Search for New Water Sources Desalination Project Website-San Diego County Water Authority Israel’s IDE Technologies Ltd. has won a large contract to plan, equip, operate and maintain a seawater desalination plant in Carlsbad, Calif.The $922-million facility, set for completion in 2016, will be largest facility of its type in in
Nearly a decade after planning began to electrify 420 kilometers of Israel's diesel-powered rail lines, the country now is seeking bids for an estimated $2-billion project to engineer, construct and maintain the repowered network.
Courtesy of Yad Hanadiv A planned new library (foreground), set for completion in 2017, will replace an outmoded structure that was built in 1960. Hebrew University will use the existing building, which likely will be renovated. Related Links: Website of the National Library of Israel Despite architects' rage, competition to design Israel's new National Library moves forward A contract is set to be signed in October with New York City-based architect Rafi Segal and collaborators, who were selected in a global competition to design the new $70-million National Library of Israel, located in Jerusalem.Segal, born and educated in Israel and
Israel has issued two major international tenders for large-scale transportation projects: one for a contractor to tunnel the first segment of Tel Aviv's $2.5-billion light-rail system and the other for a firm to manage construction of a $400-million airport near the southern Red Sea port of Eilat.
One of Israel's worst pollution sites—a seven-kilometer stretch of the Kishon River near the northern city of Haifa that had been tainted for decades by industrial and untreated municipal waste—is set for what officials say is a first-of-its-kind cleanup in the country.
With financing agreed between Israel and one of its largest corporations, preliminary planning has begun on an estimated $600-million project to build what could be one of the world's longest conveyors.