Suez Finalizes Construction of Desalination Plant Near Melbourne

Dec. 19 (Bloomberg) -- Suez Environnement said the Victorian desalination plant on Bass coast near Melbourne reached its final contractual milestone after more than 3 years of construction.

* Degremont, Suez’s water treatment subsidiary, and Thiess’s

venture will now manage ops, maintenance of Wonthaggi

reverse-osmosis plant for 27 years, when it will be handed

back to Victoria’s govt., said Suez * NOTE: Construction delays, cost overruns from strikes and

bad weather caused Suez to take EU322m of provisions on the

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