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Qatar Awards Mitsubishi $260 Million Water Plant Contract

January 08, 2013

(Corrects story first published yesterday to say project value is $500 million) Qatar Electricity and Water Co agrees with govt utility Qatar General Electricity and Water Corp., or Kahramaa, to build $500m water desalination plant. * Mitsubishi Corp. wins contract to build plant * Qatar National Bank to finance 50% of project * Qatar Islamic, Barwa Bank, Al Rayan to finance remainder * 36m gal/day plant to be finished by June 2015. * QEWC GM Fahad al Mohannadi speaks in interview.

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