2014-02-10 12:24:58 - Company to increase focus on MENA and Asia for 2014and expand its global project footprint
[UAE, February 10, 2014] - Passavant-Roediger GmbH, a wholly owned German subsidiary of Drake & Scull International (DSI) PJSC, has won three major projects for Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants in Romania, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Turkey for a combined value of AED 166 Million (EUR 33.4 Million). The project awards further cement the company’s position as market leaders in the Water and Waste Water Treatment sector in Europe.
Under the terms of the Romanian agreement, Passavant-Roediger 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. The company is also currently delivering Wastewater Treatment Plants in the Romanian cities of Campina and Plopeni.
Passavant’s scope of work in Bosnia and Herzegovina will involve the rehabilitation of the Sarajevo Wastewater Treatment Plant at Butila to increase its capacity to170, 000 cubic meter of wastewater per day to serve a population equivalent of 600,000. Passavant-Roediger will process the design, undertake detailed engineering work, and procure mechanical, electrical, and automation equipments. Work on the project is expected to be completed by 2016.
Passavant-Roediger continues to progress in Turkey, where it will work on Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) works for a Wastewater Treatment Plant and Wastewater Collector Mains in Adiyaman, Turkey. 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 of sludge in sludge digesters to treat 32,000 cubic meters of wastewater per day to serve a Population Equivalent of 185,000.
Dr. Mazen Bachir, Managing Director, Passavant-Roediger, 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. Our in house concepts and patented technologies, including anaerobic sludge digestion, enable our clients to reuse wastewater and divert it to agriculture as well as convert waste to energy that can power national power grids. Our strong presence and experience in Europe also gives us an advantage when it comes to offering the same quality of technology in emerging markets in MENA and Asia. We have delivered projects in KSA, 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.”
DSI acquired Passavant-Roediger in 2009 to enhance its capabilities in the region’s water and wastewater sector. Passavant-Roediger is a leading global developer of wastewater, water and sludge treatment technologies, with operations across Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. The company delivers comprehensive in-house solutions for the design, supply, build, operations and maintenance, wastewater and water treatment facilities and is one of the leading Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC), Wastewater and Water Treatment (WWT) and Re-Use Design and Build Contractors Worldwide.