Seprotech Systems Incorporated (TSX.V: SET; “Seprotech” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that a Canadian Consortium lead by the Company and including WESA Group Inc. of Ottawa, Ontario, has been awarded a contract in the Middle-East valued at approximately $ 4 Million CAD for environmental engineering and construction supervision services. The contract is for a Naturally Engineered Wastewater Treatment (NEWT) system at an industrial facility currently under construction for a bauxite mine and aluminum smelter in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The project is an ecological wastewater treatment system designed to mimic the cleansing functions of wetlands. The process is based on fixed-film technology and the ecological functions of a natural tidal wetland “This is a very important project for Seprotech and represents our first contract in the Middle-East where water scarcity and conservation are paramount as they represent a major hurdle to economic growth,” said President & CEO Harry Marshall. “We have only been working with our new partner in Saudi Arabia for 3 months and this relationship is already bringing in excellent results.
The contract also reinforces new Management’s strategy to expand Seprotech’s technology reach through diverse processes and to concentrate on specific international partners with strong local presence, and with engineering capabilities complimentary to Seprotech’s,” continued Mr. Marshall. “We look forward to expanding our presence and new contracts in The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Middle-East as a whole over the coming year.”
Seprotech is a provider of engineered water and wastewater treatment solutions to the municipal/land development, resource sector and military market place, including Reverse Osmosis water purification systems, ROTORDISK® biological sewage treatment package plants and CrystalBlue™ membrane-based water recycling systems.
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