Nijhuis Industries awarded construction large industrial wwtp in Port Said, Egypt
Green Valley Oil Services awarded Nijhuis Industries the order to deliver a turnkey wastewater treatment plant for the South Port Said Industrial Zone (SPIZ) in Port Said, Egypt.
The capacity of the plant is 60.000 m3/day – equalling 4 million PE - and will be delivered in two phases. Phase 1 will treat 35.000 m3/day and another 25.000 m3/day of industrial wastewater will be treated after the second phase, which is expected to be in operation in April 2019.
The industrial wwtp will be one of the largests in the world.Existing industrial wwtp of Green Valley Oil Services near Alexandria, Egypt.
The plant consists of Nijhuis’ technologies for the physical-chemical, aerobic and anaerobic biological treatment, active sludge and tertiary treatment, to meet the strict effluent requirements, and will also recover as much as possible biogas and energy from the effluent.
Based on the current composition of the wastewater collected from over 250 companies in the Port Said Industrial Zone the plant is designed to be self-sufficient on its energy demand, but will also sell access power to the grid, a true example of turning the cost for wastewater into profit.
Fifteen-year BOT contract
According to chairman and CEO Mr. Ahmed Ramadan at Green Valley Oil Services the contract marks the new policy of the Egyptian Government to work in public private partnership with industry together
Ramadan: ‘The fifteen-year BOT contract to operate this wastewater treatment facility is of very big importance to the GVOS Group and builds on our reputation to deliver solutions for environmental challenges.’Dutch-Egyptian team that will be working on the project.
Largest order ever
CEO Mr. Menno M. Holterman at Nijhuis Industries: ‘For Nijhuis it’s the largest order since the company was founded in 1904, integrating almost all Nijhuis technologies into the most state-of-the-art wastewater treatment facility in Egypt, the Middle East and Africa region’.
‘It also supports our successful waste-to-value strategy offering turnkey solutions to address the ever-growing demand for larger and more complicated wastewater treatment in emerging countries like Egypt’, Holterman adds.
About GVOS Group
Green Valley Oil Services is a registered and independent operating company under the law 43 of 1976 for Free Zone companies in Egypt with its headquarters based in Egypt covering the Middle East operations with three branches located in KSA, UAE and Libya.
About Nijhuis Industries
Nijhuis Industries delivers solid solutions for sustainable water use & resource recovery, with the highest level of intelligent innovations across a wide range of industries.
It offers customized installations, to create profit out of (waste)water, process water and waste.
This news item was originally published on the website of Nijhuis Industries.
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● Country: Egypt
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