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Cape Town firm GrahamTek to build R5bn desalination plant in… Saudi Arabia!

6 February 2018 6:58 PM
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Cape Town
Desalination plant
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GrahamTek
The Saline Water Conversion Corporation

Cape Town needs it. Saudi Arabia is getting it. The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews GrahamTek CEO Julius Steyn.

A company based in Cape Town scored a R5 billion contract to design, build and operate a desalination facility in Saudi Arabia.

The contract was awarded to GrahamTek by The Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC).

SWCC controls about 40% of the world’s desalination plants, and produces 6 billion litres of water for Saudi Arabia every day.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed GrahamTek CEO Julius Steyn.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).

It’s a highly competitive and merciless industry, particularly in the Middle East.

Julius Steyn, GrahamTek

If phase one is successful, then you go to phase two… Hopefully we can make a good announcement in 16 weeks…

Julius Steyn, GrahamTek

The nice thing is I can go to Riyadh and shower in the middle of the dessert without a problem! I don't have to take a two minute shower!

Julius Steyn, GrahamTek

We don’t have a contract in Cape Town at this moment…

Julius Steyn, GrahamTek

In Israel they use the 16-inch technology… It is definitely a potential solution for Cape Town to consider…

Julius Steyn, GrahamTek

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6 February 2018 6:58 PM
Tags:
Saudi Arabia
Cape Town
Desalination plant
desalination
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GrahamTek
The Saline Water Conversion Corporation

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