Drake unit wins $45m wastewater projects
Dubai, February 10, 2014
Drake & Scull International's German subsidiary Passavant-Roediger has won three major projects for water and wastewater treatment plants for Dh166million ($45.2 million) in Romania, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Turkey.
Under the terms of the Romanian agreement, the company will undertake the execution of the civil, mechanical, electrical and Scada (supervisory control and data acquisition) works, as well as testing and commissioning for the rehabilitation and extension of wastewater treatment plants in the cities of Sinaia and Breaza and drinking water treatment plants in Comarnic and Sinaia; to be completed by 2015.
Its scope of work in Bosnia and Herzegovina will involve the rehabilitation of the Sarajevo Wastewater Treatment Plant at Butila to increase its capacity to 170,000 cu m of wastewater per day to serve a population equivalent of 600,000.
It will process the design, undertake detailed engineering work, and procure mechanical, electrical, and automation equipments, which is expected to be completed by 2016.
As per the deal, the company will construct an activated sludge plant with primary clarifiers, biological nitrification/denitrification and biological/chemical phosphorous removal and anaerobic stabilization in sludge digesters to treat 32,000 cu m of wastewater per day in Turkey’s Wastewater Treatment Plant and Wastewater Collector Mains in Adiyaman.
Dr Mazen Bachir, managing director, said: “We are pleased to start 2014 on a positive note with three major project wins in Europe. We remain firm in our commitment towards providing cutting edge solutions that address the challenges facing the global water and wastewater industry.
“We have delivered projects in Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Algeria, Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, China, and Vietnam in the past, and we hope to leverage and collaborate with DSI’s extensive network of resources and personnel across the world, to win more projects in newer markets.” - TradeArabia News Service