CANONSBURG, Pa., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aquatech, a global leader in water and wastewater technologies for the industrial & infrastructure markets, was recently honored by a major U.S. utility with its Triangle Safety Award, which recognizes contractors who demonstrate exceptional safety performance at plant construction sites.
To be considered for the Triangle Safety Award, the recipient must meet a rigorous set of standards that include working a minimum of 100,000 hours on the project in one year without any lost time due to injuries or interruption to the plant operations. Additionally, the recipient's performance must have met or bettered OSHA's recordable incident rate.
"Aquatech is proud to receive this prestigious award, presented by one of the largest utility companies in the U.S. This honor acknowledges the tireless efforts and dedication of our team on the Kemper County integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) power plant in achieving that goal while also meeting or exceeding our customer's exacting safety standards," said Patrick Randall, Director for the North American market. Aquatech supplied a Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) plant on an EPC basis and will provide Operation & Maintenance services (O&M) for five years.
"The Kemper County project attests to our capability to take on complex water projects around the world with cutting-edge technologies. Aquatech is committed to exceeding our customer's expectations in all aspects of work from project execution to start-up, and we have a top team to ensure these projects are produced and constructed safely," he added.
Aquatech (www.aquatech.com) is a global leader in water purification technology for industrial and infrastructure markets with a focus on desalination, water reuse, and zero liquid discharge. The company is headquartered in the United States, and has a significant presence worldwide through subsidiaries in India, Europe, the Middle East, and China. Aquatech strives to provide technology leadership and performance excellence to the global water industry, and aims to support its clients with cutting-edge sustainable solutions, minimizing their life cycle cost, as well as their carbon and water footprint.
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