OTTAWA, July 26, 2012 /CNW/ - Clearford Industries Inc. ("Clearford" or
the "Company", TSXV: CLI) today announced that Clearford India Private
Ltd, its wholly owned subsidiary has signed an implementation agreement
with Lakepoint Builders Pvt. Ltd. ("Lakepoint"), a subsidiary of the
Hiranandani Group, for the first site for the Clearford system in
India. As a term of the agreement it is expected that construction
shall commence within 30 days.
The development, The Villas at Devanahalli (www.hiranandaniupscale.com) is a luxury development in Bengaluru, which is a suburb of Bangalore,
in southern India. This agreement covers the implementation of a
wastewater collection system for Phase I of the development which
includes 121 villas and cottages, a 140 unit apartment building, a
shopping complex and a club house. Phase I represents approximately 25%
of the planned development size. The initial contract is an important
step in Clearford's marketing strategy to launch its solution in the
India market place.
The Hiranandani selection process for its development was a rigorous
process which required Clearford to demonstrate a capital cost savings
in comparison to the traditional sewer collection and treatment methods
while at the same time demonstrating an ongoing superior operating cost
Mr. Surendra Hiranandani, CEO and founder of Hiranandani Group stated
"My team and I have aggressively reviewed the Clearford solution,
including a site visit to one of their reference sites in Canada, and
we are certain this system is both ideal for our project and India at
large." Mr. Hiranandani further stated "I am proud to be introducing
the Clearford system to India and look forward to working with
Clearford to implement the system on my projects, with other developers
and in the municipal setting."
Mr. Bruce Linton, CEO of Clearford said "India is a priority market for
Clearford as it has both a booming residential development sector and a
major government priority on servicing existing communities. More than
600,000,000 people require sustainable sanitary infrastructure in
India." Commenting on Clearford's approach to the Indian market Mr.
Linton continued "In India, as in other countries, we seek a private
developer that has the vision required to implement superior solutions
and through the first project can enable Clearford to demonstrate the
many advantages of our system to both the private and public sector.
With Hiranandani we have found that leadership and we look forward to
implementing our system in Bangalore and exploring further business
opportunities in south India. Clearford and our partners recognize that
India represents a significant opportunity."
Mr. Kevin Loiselle, President and COO of Clearford said "The initial
contract is an important step in Clearford's marketing strategy to
launch its solution in the India market place." The value of this
initial contract is approximately R1.4 Crores or C$250,000.
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About Clearford Industries Inc.
Clearford Industries Inc. (TSX-V: CLI) is the developer of the patented
Small Bore Sewer ™ (SBS™) based solution, which enables the efficient
collection and treatment of sewage. Its superior operational and
environmental performance is achieved at a significantly lower
operational cost when compared to historic gravity sewers.
Clearford's SBS™ technology and industry expertise provide the enabling
platform to deliver on a global basis, a turnkey, wastewater collection
and treatment solution that is ideally suited for; water-scarce
regions, communities with unreliable water distribution networks, and
new developments seeking a greener approach to full water and
wastewater management. For more information on Clearford, please visit
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forward-looking statements as they relate to the Company and its
management. Forward-looking statements are not historical facts but
represent managements current expectation of future events, and can be
identified by words such as "believe", "expects", "will", "intends",
"plans", "projects", "anticipates", "estimates", "continues" and
similar expressions. Although management believes that the expectations
represented in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, there
can be no assurance that they will prove to be correct.
By their nature, forward-looking statements include assumptions and are
subject to inherent risks and uncertainties that could cause actual
future results, conditions, actions or events to differ materially from
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any forward looking statements. The future outcomes that relate to
forward-looking statements may be influenced by many factors,
including, but not limited to: industry cyclicality; the ability to
secure third party agreements; successful integration of Clearford's
system with third party technology; competition; reduction in demand
for products; collection from customers; relationships with suppliers;
product liability; intellectual property; reliance on key personnel;
environmental; interest rates; uninsured and underinsured losses;
operating hazards; risks of future legal proceedings; income tax
matters; credit facilities; availability and terms of financing;
distribution of securities; restrictions on potential growth; effect of
market interest rates on price of securities; and potential dilution.
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