QUEBEC CITY, Jan. 18, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - EnGlobe Corp. ("EnGlobe") is pleased to announce that it has been awarded by the State of
Israel an environmental service contract valued at over 40 million
dollars for the rehabilitation of the Kishon River located in the Haifa
Bay in Israel.
The contract, estimated to take 36 months, consists of providing to the
Israeli authorities, represented by the Kishon Drainage & Rivers
Authority and the Ministry of Environmental Protection, the services of
its Biogénie division to decontaminate over 7 km of the Kishon River,
which has its source west of the Galilee and flows into Haifa Bay.
With its biotreatment technology (Biopile) developed and improved over
the last 30 years, EnGlobe and its Biogénie division will have the
responsibility of decontaminating over half a million cubic meters of
sediments, in addition to supervising the construction of the future
recreational and ecological park that will benefit to all Haifa
residents and the surroundings. At the end of the project, more than
220,000 million shekels will have been invested by the authorities to
improve the quality of the water of this former industrial zone while
converting the site to benefit the local residents.
"EnGlobe was chosen over 20 worldwide competitors for the accomplishment
of this project. This constitutes for EnGlobe the recognition of our
technical expertise in site remediation, our fundamental value for
rigorous execution and the experience we demonstrated in the execution
of over 6000 remediation on-site projects as well as the annual
treatment of over 1.5 million tons of contaminated soils at our
treatment facilities around the world", indicated Mr. Mario Saucier,
President and CEO of EnGlobe.
"This contract illustrates the growing share of EnGlobe on the
international market and is an integral part of our strategic expansion
plan on the worldwide market", declared Mr. Ghyslain Deschamps, Senior
Vice-President, Site Assessment and Remediation. We are proud of our
abilities to work in several languages and our capacity of adaptation
to the diverse cultures of the countries and communities where we
execute our projects, always with the fundamental objective to respect
our high standards of health and safety", concluded Mr. Deschamps.
About EnGlobe Corp.
EnGlobe Corp. is a leading international integrated environmental
services company specializing in the management of contaminated soils
and organic based waste streams, with an emphasis on beneficial reuse.
EnGlobe offers cost-effective solutions to municipal, commercial and
industrial clients in Canada, the north-eastern United States, the
United Kingdom and France through its divisions and subsidiaries:
Biogénie, Biogénie Europe SAS, Biogénie Site Remediation Limited and
Celtic Technologies Limited for site assessment and remediation, GSI
Environment Inc. for organic waste management, and Tanknology Canada
Inc. for tank testing and calibration. www.englobecorp.com
SOURCE: EnGlobe Corp.
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