Metito wins $15 million water treatment contract in Egypt
Wastewater manager Metito has won a 56 million Emirati dirham ($15 million) turnkey contract to provide a range water treatment schemes for the $500 million Nubaria Combined Cycle Power Plant in Egypt.
The plant, located 60 kilometers south of Alexandria, will be one of the largest in Egypt with a total output of 2 x 750 mega watts, according to a press release. The project is being undertaken for the Government of Egypt trough the Egyptian Electricity Holding Company.
Metito is working in partnership with Power Generation Engineering and Services, the local arm of US-based Bechtel The scope of work for in the Nubaria project includes design, fabrication, shop testing, delivery, site installation, testing, commissioning and start up of a wide range of water and wastewater units for the power plant.
These include pre-treatment of the Nubaria Canal water, a range of chemical injection systems, potable water system, high purity demineralized water, neutralization system, oil/water separation, domestic waste and industrial waste treatment systems for reuse of its effluent for irrigation.
Metito will also provide both overseas and local training for engineers and other operating staff of the power plant. An essential element of the project will be the extensive use of membranes technology including Reverse Osmosis, Nano and Ultra Filtration. These are technologies used by Metito on projects worldwide for the production of water for a wide range of applications.
Metito is an international company for the provision of wastewater treatment, desalination and water supply projects. In the UAE it operates its European, Asian and African operations from its regional headquarters in Sharjah and has a factory and laboratory facility in the Hamriya Free Zone. — (menareport.com)
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