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News TUNISIA: 8 companies vying for the Gabès water desalination project

The Tunisian Chemical Group (GCT) has selected eight companies to carry out its seawater desalination project in the Gabès area in the governorate of the same name in the south-east of Tunisia. The project will be implemented under a public-private partnership (PPP).

The results of the first round of the call for tenders for the construction of the seawater desalination plant of the Tunisian Chemical Group (GCT) in Gabès have now been finalised. Some eight companies have been selected, although their names were not disclosed. The Tunisian Chemical Group (CGT), which employs about 11,000 people, has nevertheless indicated that the selected companies are based in China, France, Spain and Switzerland.

Within a few weeks, the name of the company finally selected for this project will be disclosed. Within the framework of a public-private partnership (PPP), the company will be in charge of designing, financing, building and operating the Gabès seawater desalination plant. The concessionaire will also be responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of the facilities.

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Geographical coverage Tunisia,
News date 14/01/2020
Working language(s) ENGLISH