Averda wins Morocco cleaning contract
Rabat (Morocco), March 18, 2013
Averda International, a leading environmental solutions provider in the Mena region, has won a contract to provide waste management services in Moroccan capital Rabat where it will serve 200,000 of the city’s residents on a daily basis.
Averda said Rabat is the seventh capital city in its portfolio. The company and its subsidiaries are currently providing waste management services in Abu Dhabi, Beirut, Doha, Dublin, Muscat and Riyadh.
As per the contract, averda will provide general waste collection and city cleaning services in the “Arrondissement de Yacoub El Mansour” district of Rabat.
“As the nation’s capital, a Unesco World Heritage Site and an international tourist destination, we remain committed to maintaining Rabat’s image and having an effective waste management system forms an important component of that commitment,” said Benzha Abdelkarim, the secretary general of the Wilaya of Rabat.
“Our decision to award this contract to averda, as part of an open and regulated tender, was based on a combination of its technical competency, its international experience and its ability to deliver value,” he stated.
As part of the program, averda will introduce sustainable waste handling methods, innovative environmental solutions and a state-of-the-art fleet – including GPS-enabled mechanical sweepers which will be tracked for greater efficiency.
The company expects to manage an estimated 70,000 tons of waste per year in Arrondissement de Yacoub El Mansour; an amount that is equivalent to 125 fully loaded ‘super jumbo’ airplanes.
Commenting on the win, averda chairman Maysarah Khalil Sukkar said, "In addition to reflecting our rapidly expanding commercial footprint, which now spans three continents and 10 countries, this contract is testament to the strength and effectiveness of our integrated approach to waste management."
With more than 7,500 employees serving millions of people every day, averda operates in full compliance with international standards for quality control throughout Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Oman, Qatar, the UK, the Republic of Ireland, and Morocco.-TradeArabia News Service
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