DSI integration move nets $40m projects
Dubai, May 25, 2011
Drake & Scull International (DSI) said its unit has successfully completed the integration of Passavant-Roediger into its business platform securing a series of project wins in Europe, China and Mena region worth Dh150 million ($40.8 million).
Drake & Scull Water and Power (DSWP) is a wholly-owned unit of DSI, a regional market leader in Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) industry.
Acquired in 2009, Passavant-Roediger is a leading global developer of wastewater, water, sludge and waste treatment technologies, with subsidiaries across Europe, North Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
As an expert for water and energy re-use, Passavant-Roediger operates on a worldwide basis and has recently won several new projects in the Middle East region.
The diverse service portfolio of the company enabled it to secure in Saudi-Arabia the electromechanical contract associated with the Reverse Osmosis plant for Al Arar for the treatment of Brackish Ground Water, to produce 25,000 m³ of potable water per day.
Also, Passavant-Roediger secured the project for upgrading and extension of the Marafiq Jubail Sludge Digestion Plant in Riyadh, including design and equipment supply, and alternatively won the process design and mechanical electrical contract including the installation and commissioning for the Sewerage treatment plant of the Municipality of Nablus in Palestine.
Additionally, the company secured two contracts for the design, supply and supervision of the electromechanical and process equipment for Sea Water Reverse Osmosis plants in Qatar and UAE.
In Asia, Passavant-Roediger secured the equipment delivery and commissioning contract for the Tianjin Soda Plant in China, which includes the design, supply, installation supervision and commissioning of the Turbo-LME wastewater treatment system.
Whereas, in Germany, it managed to add to its reputable project portfolio another project entailing the delivery and assembly of the mechanical and electrical equipment works for the cooling water treatment of the KZA Moorburg power plant.
Commenting on the achievement, Tawfiq Abu Soud, managing director of DSWP, said, “The successful integration of Passavant-Roediger has equipped DSI to offer comprehensive in-house solutions for the design, supply and build of wastewater treatment facilities and enabled it to strategically position itself as one of the leading EPC, Wastewater and Water Treatment (WWT) and Re-Use service providers in the region.”
According to him, the project wins represent a significant mile stone for the company and demonstrates its diverse and innovative capabilities in the field.
'Passavant-Roediger’s environmental engineering solutions and procurement competencies, thus, add to and enhance DSI’s capabilities as an integrated technology and Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) solution provider for the water and wastewater market and set the stage for accelerated growth across Europe, Middle East & Africa,' Abu Soud added.-TradeArabia News Service