Athens-based Consolidated Contractors International Company (CCC)with its UK subsidiary, ACWa Services, has been awarded phase 6 of the Sharjah sewage treatment plant project. Valued at an estimated AED 95 million ($25.9 million), the 30-month contract calls for the addition of 37,500 cubic metres a day (cm/d) of new treatment capacity. The client is Sharjah Municipality (MEED 22:2:02; 30:11:01).
The scope of works under the phase 6 contract includes the installation of a new treatment unit, for use with an activated sludge process; demolition of certain facilities built under the first phase; relocation of a pipe rack; new inlet works; construction of a pumping station and a substation; and related civil, mechanical and electrical works. The consultant is the UK's Halcrow Group.
Seven contracting groups were prequalified to bid for the phase 6 contract. Among the prequalifiers was the local affiliate of Belgium's Six Constructwith the UK's Paterson Candy International, which carried out the third, fourth and fifth-phase expansions of the plant (MEED 7:5:99).
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