PRESS RELEASE 30 Mar 2009
Pöyry awarded water and sanitation and training programme assignments in Tanzania and Niger
PÖYRY PLC Press release 30 March 2009 at 4.00 pm.
Pöyry has been awarded water and sanitation as well as training services assignments in Niger and Tanzania. The total value of the projects amounts to EUR 3.7 million.
The Ministry of Water in Tanzania has awarded Pöyry a water and sanitation engineering assignment for the rehabilitation and extension of water supply and sanitation infrastructure in Bukoba and Musoma, situated at Lake Victoria in northern Tanzania. Pöyry's services include detail engineering design, preparation of tender documents, support during tendering, and construction supervision services, as well as technical assistance to the water and sanitation authorities in the project towns. The project will be completed by 2012. The value of the assignment amounts to EUR 1.3 million.
The Prime Minister's Office in Niger has awarded Pöyry a training services contract. The assignment covers implementation and running of training measures directed to municipal employees and elected personnel of communes. Pöyry's services include preparation of training modules and their implementation together with the National High School for Administrators Training and the realisation of these measures. The training modules aim at strengthening the public accounting abilities and fulfilling communal project management. The assignment runs until the end of 2010. The contract value amounts to EUR 2.4 million.
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Additional information by:
Dr. Bernd Kordes, Executive Vice President, Water & Environment Business Group, Pöyry Group, Germany
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Dr. Mark Husmann, President, Pöyry Environment GmbH, Germany
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