QUEBEC CITY, Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - 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
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