Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Koh Bros, UEL win $54.6m deal to build used-water lift station

Business Times: Wed, Apr 04
MAINBOARD-LISTED companies Koh Brothers Group Ltd and United Engineers Ltd (UEL) have jointly won a $54.6 million contract from the Public Utilities Board (PUB) for the construction of a used-water lift station at the Jurong Water Reclamation Plant.

The contract from the national water agency was clinched through KBCE- UESH Consortium, a 60:40 joint venture formed by their respective subsidiaries Koh Brothers Building & Civil Engineering Contractor Pte Ltd (KBCE) and UES Holdings Pte Ltd (UESH).

The consortium will be involved in the designing, procurement, supply, construction, installation, testing and commissioning of the used-water lift station - a pumping station which forms part of a used-water collection system.

The project is part of a scheme to extend the used- water network system to serve the Jurong Eastern Catchment, and new developments in the Jurong Lake District.

According to a joint announcement by Koh Brothers and UEL yesterday, work on the project will commence this month, and is expected to be completed in 30 months, by September 2014.

Neither Koh Brothers nor UEL are strangers to water reclamation, flood alleviation and drainage projects. The former's work on the Changi Water Reclamation Plant was valued at $399.4 million, while the latter has been involved in water projects at Choa Chu Kang Waterworks and Marine Life Park in Resorts World Sentosa...

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