EnGlobe Corp. Chosen for the Project of Decontamination of the Kishon River in
QUEBEC CITY, January 18, 2013
QUEBEC CITY, January 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. http://www.englobecorp.com
For further information:Marie-Chantal Turcotte Corporate Communications
+1-418-781-0191, ext. 5235 firstname.lastname@example.org
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