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PRESS RELEASE 30 Mar 2010

Pöyry awarded EUR 3.0 million contract for wastewater treatment plant in Colombia

PÖYRY PLC          Press release 30 March 2010 at 3.15 p.m.

 

Aguas Nacionales S.A. ESP, a subsidiary of Empresas Públicas de Medellín has awarded Pöyry and its local partner a contract covering assistance during the tender and construction phases of a 2.5 million PE wastewater treatment plant in Medellín and Bello, Colombia. Pöyry's share of the contract is EUR 3.0 million and its duration is four years.

 

The wastewater treatment plant includes biological treatment by activated sludge and fine bubble aeration, sludge digestion and energy recovery, odor control, as well as the complete complementary infrastructure. The plant can be considered to be one of the most efficient and modern treatment plants in Latin America, with comparable standard to Western Europe.

 

Pöyry will provide overall assistance to the project owner including complementary studies, adjustments to the tender documents, support during the tender phase and contract award of the construction works to a general contractor. The construction will include the complete turn-key execution of the civil works and electro-mechanical installations, as well as the commissioning of the plant.

 

The total investment for the construction of the wastewater treatment plant is estimated to be over EUR 200 million.

 

PÖYRY PLC

 

Additional information by:

Martin Bachmann, President, Water & Environment Business Group

Tel. +41 44 355 5555

Christoph Theune, Senior Vice President, Pöyry Environment GmbH, Germany

Tel. +49 621 8790-306

 

Pöyry is a global consulting and engineering company dedicated to balanced sustainability. We offer our clients integrated management consulting, total solutions for complex projects and efficient, best-in-class design and supervision. Our in-depth expertise extends to the fields of energy, industry, urban & mobility and water & environment. Pöyry has 7000 experts operating in about 50 countries, locally and globally. Pöyry's net sales in 2009 were EUR 674 million and the company's shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki (Pöyry PLC: POY1V).

 

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