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WETICO co-sponsors SWPF 2010

WETICO co-sponsors SWPF 2010

WETICO co-sponsors SWPF and receives a personal visit by H.E. Abdullah Al-Hussayen, Minister of Water & Electricity, asking about specific WETICO projects and their progress in the industry.

SWPF unites Saudi and international stakeholders to one of the largest power and water markets in the world.

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WETICO Signs the 240,000 m3/d Jeddah Phase III Desalination Plant Contract

DOOSAN /WETICO JV Sings the 240,000 m3/d Jeddah III SWRO Expansion Contract
WETICO, a Middle East based desalination, water and wastewater treatment company that provides engineering, design, manufacturing, installation and commissioning services worldwide announced today that the DOOSAN / WETICO JV has singed the 3 year EPC contract for the Jeddah III Seawater desalination plant expansion.

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Intercontinental Hotel Riyadh Honors WETICO

WETICO / Saudi Berkefeld, a leading desalination, water and wastewater treatment company celebrated with the Intercontinental Hotel Riyadh the 5 year anniversary of the Intercontinental Hotel’s Water Desalination Plant.
The plant which was designed, manufactured, installed and commissioned by WETICO / Saudi Berkefeld has been operational since November 2002. WETICO / Saudi Berkefeld has also been providing technical support, field service, and material supply for the plant since its commissioning to ensure trouble free operation.
Intercontinental Hotel Riyadh honored WETICO / Saudi Berkefeld’s support and commitment through this event where WETICO / Saudi Berkefeld was presented with a letter of appreciation in the presence of staff members and clients of both organizations.
We would like to extend a warm thank you to the Intercontinental Hotel Riyadh for recognizing our commitment to our clients and we look forward to serving them in the future.

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WETICO / Saudi Berkefeld Signs Contract to Build a 52,000 m3/d Desalination Plant by End of 2008

WETICO / Saudi Berkefeld, a Middle East based desalination, water and wastewater treatment company that provides engineering, design, manufacturing, installation and commissioning services world wide announced today that it has signed a 200 Million Saudi Riyal contract for the execution of a Seawater desalination plant in the western province of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The 52,000 m3/d desalination plant will be based on two barges located off the shores of the existing Al Shoaiba desalination plant. The plant, being the largest Sea based single desalination plant in the world, is scheduled for completion in 2008.
Samer Kassem Mazloum, Deputy General Manager of WETICO said “this project is a true success story for WETICO due to its capacity, schedule and unique design requirements.” Being a Sea based desalination plant, WETICO had to endure and overcome a lot of difficulties at the design development stage. Issues like environmental impact, barge balance, area constraints and working conditions had to be overcome in order to ensure proper execution of the project. It is worth noting that WETICO is the only Middle East based company to execute a desalination plant of this nature and capacity which is considered by many a true success model for local and foreign desalination, water and wastewater treatment companies.
Raka Saudia Power and Water Co’s General Manager, Mr. Salman Al Malik and Dr. Charbel Abdallah Ghosn, the owner’s Projects Manager, added that this project is going to feed the SWCC existing lines with an extra 52,000 m3/d of high quality desalinated water that is in compliance with the SWCC’s water specifications. Dr. Ghosn said “the project’s pretreatment scheme, equipment layout, potabilization plant and delivery schedule were main factors in our decision to sign this contract with WETICO. It is really refreshing to find local know how, support and professionalism as what WETICO offered from our initial meeting.”
Over the past 5 years WETICO has been leading the desalination, water and wastewater treatment market in the MENA region. With projects such as the 200,000 m3/d Riyadh Wastewater Treatment Plant, the 25,000 m3/d Jeddah Industrial City Wastewater Re-use Plant, and the regions first dairy wastewater M.B.R. treatment plant. With offices in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Iraq, and Algeria WETICO is developing its local presence through transfer of technology and continuous customer support.

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Available Careers at WETICO

WETICO is expanding and looking for dynamic, motivated individuals to join its growing team of professionals. All applicants can submit their CV’s via email to careers@wetico.com or by using the online application form located on the Career page. The following vacancies are available:
1. Project Engineers: 5 -7 years of experience in executing water and wastewater treatment plants. 2. Process Engineers: 5 – 7 years of experience in process and engineering design of water and wastewater treatment plants. 3. Sales Engineers: 5 – 7 years of experience in the sales of various water and wastewater treatment plants and equipment. 4. Proposal Engineers: 5 – 7 years of experience in the detailed review of specifications and the preparation of specification compliant bid packages. Water and wastewater treatment experience is a must. 5. Draftsmen: 3 – 5 years of experience in the preparation of piping, mechanical, and electrical drawings. Water and wastewater treatment experience is preferred.
Email applicants should send their CV in a word or pdf format.

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