Drinking water for China, Israeli style

As reported in Israel 21c Normally, “green” and “desalination” are two words that don’t go together. Desalination is a process that takes brackish inland or sea water and makes it drinkable. This can be a lifesaver in countries with limited or no access to fresh water, such as Saudi Arabia or Jordan, but the processesContinue reading “Drinking water for China, Israeli style”

Israel Water Technology Delegation to Brisbane

Australian natural resources boom attracts foreign investment from Israel, and leads to a trade delegation visiting Brisbane to explore opportunities for Israeli Water Technology in the mining and coal seam gas industries. Since its founding, Israel has been coping with water scarcity and has been treating the subject as a national priority. The country hasContinue reading “Israel Water Technology Delegation to Brisbane”

TaKaDu Enters Latin America with First Water Infrastructure Monitoring Deployment at Aguas de Antofagasta in Chile

Aguas de Antofagasta, one of Chile’s leading water utilities, expects improvement in efficiency and quality of service as a result of the implementation  TaKaDu, a Water Infrastructure Monitoring pioneer, today announced its first commercial deployment in the Latin American market, at Aguas de Antofagasta, Chile. Aguas de Antofagasta supplies water to the city of AntofagastaContinue reading “TaKaDu Enters Latin America with First Water Infrastructure Monitoring Deployment at Aguas de Antofagasta in Chile”

Israel Water Technology for Mining and CSG – Delegates Information

The Israel Trade Commission recently hosted a delegation of  Israeli water technology companies to Brisbane to explore opportunities in the mining and coal seam gas companies. The delegation met with major exploration and engineering companies involved in these sectors, as well as hosting a Breakfast seminar attended by over 100 people. To find out moreContinue reading “Israel Water Technology for Mining and CSG – Delegates Information”

ISRAEL PARTNERS IN 16% OF EUREKA’S 89 APPROVED INNOVATIVE PROJECTS

EUREKA’s representatives from 40 countries are investing 134 million euros ($194 million) in 89 initiatives across Europe, 14 of which have Israeli partners. Israel has been one of the five most active members in EUREKA, the leading industrial R&D initiative in Europe, boasting the same number of projects as much bigger [EU] countries. In 2011,Continue reading “ISRAEL PARTNERS IN 16% OF EUREKA’S 89 APPROVED INNOVATIVE PROJECTS”

ISRAELS MEKOROT WATER COMPANY TO DEVELOP UGANDAN WATER INFRASTRUCTURES

Mekorot National Water Company will develop Uganda’s water infrastructures under an agreement signed with the government-owned National Water and Sewerage Corporation. Mekorot will ultimately build 11 dams and reservoirs to supply water to two million residents.  Mekorot will first build projects in Karamoja district in Uganda’s arid northeast, but hopes to expand its work throughoutContinue reading “ISRAELS MEKOROT WATER COMPANY TO DEVELOP UGANDAN WATER INFRASTRUCTURES”

Idan Ofer leads peace delegation to Ramallah

As reported in Globes.co.il: The former Israel Corp. chairman met PA President Mahmoud Abbas who conveyed a message to the Israeli government. Idan Ofer, the former chairman of Israel Corporation met Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas (Abu-Mazen) at the Mukataa in Ramallah today, at Abbas’s request. Ofer is part of a delegation of Israel Initiates (“YisraelContinue reading “Idan Ofer leads peace delegation to Ramallah”

Taking the extreme approach to Israel

Want to mountain-bike through the Negev at moonlight? Rappel down Black Canyon? Spelunk in Mount Sedom? Name the extreme sport and Israel has it You are probably familiar with the image of the brawny Israeli ex-soldier fearlessly charging up the Himalayan slopes or leaping off treacherous cliffs. Like most preconceptions, this representation contains more thanContinue reading “Taking the extreme approach to Israel”