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China: SUEZ NWS has won three water management and waste recovery contracts in the Greater Bay area, for a total amount of c. 250 million euros. The Greater Bay area, which includes nine cities in Guangdong province and the administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macao, has the goal to become the world’s 4th largest bay area in 2035, after New York, San Francisco and Tokyo. SUEZ NWS is supporting the development of this region by building and operating the industrial wastewater treatment plant for a petrochemical park in Zhuhai, Guangdong province. In Macao, SUEZ will also be in charge of the upgrade and operation of a wastewater treatment plant, as well as the operation and maintenance of a glass crushing facility for its recycling.

In Zhuhai, SUEZ NWS has formed a joint venture with Zhuhai Huigang to build and operate the effluent treatment plant (25,000 m3/day) of the petrochemical industry park in the Zhuhai Gaolan Port Economic Zone. This project represents a total amount of 200 M€ over a period of 30 years. SUEZ’s Pulsagreen solution will be deployed for the first time in the Chinese industrial wastewater treatment industry. This cutting-edge technology will guarantee the optimal treatment of effluents that can be reused by the petrochemical park’s industries, thus preserving water resources in a rapidly developing region.

In Macao, SUEZ has formed a joint-venture with Waterleau for the upgrade, operation and maintenance of a wastewater treatment plant. The 4.5-year contract worth a total of 46.5 M€, including 23.3 M€ for SUEZ, provides for the expansion of the plant to 204,000 m3/day (from 144,000 m3/day today) and the deployment of technologies to improve wastewater treatment quality. In addition, in order to support the Macao government in waste recycling and recovery, the Group will operate and maintain a glass crushing facility for a period of 2 years and an amount of €1 million. Recycled glass sand will be re-used as road embankment.

The Zhuhai Gaolan Port Economic Zone Administrative Committee said: “We’re working with SUEZ to supply high-quality industrial wastewater treatment services to meet the park’s growing demand and rising standards for wastewater treatment. This will make the park more attractive to investors and boost green development for the Greater Bay Area as a whole.”

“We are proud to be part of the Chinese government’s ambitious plan to transform the Greater Bay Area into one of the world’s leading technology centers. This new successful example of Franco-Chinese cooperation illustrates our commitment to support Chinese cities and industries in their transition to a circular economy and sustainable growth.” said Jean-Louis Chaussade, CEO of SUEZ.

With 90,000 people on the five continents, SUEZ is a world leader in smart and sustainable resource management. We provide water and waste management solutions that enable cities and industries optimize their resource management and strengthen their environmental and economic performances, in line with regulatory standards. To meet increasing demands to overcome resource quality and scarcity challenges, SUEZ is fully engaged in the resource revolution. With the full potential of digital technologies and innovative solutions, the Group recovers 17 million tons of waste a year, produces 3.9 million tons of secondary raw materials and 7 TWh of local renewable energy. It also secures water resources, delivering wastewater treatment services to 58 million people and reusing 882 million m3 of wastewater. SUEZ generated total revenues of 17.3 billion euros in 2018.

NWS Holdings Limited is the infrastructure and service flagship of New World Development Company Limited. It has diverse businesses and investments predominantly in Hong Kong and Mainland China, comprising toll roads, environmental management, port and logistics facilities, rail container terminals, commercial aircraft leasing, facilities management, healthcare services, construction and public transport.

SUEZ NWS Limited is a joint venture between SUEZ and NWS Holdings Limited that encompasses our essential business segments – Water Management, Recycling and Waste Recovery and Water Treatment Infrastructure in the Greater China region. With 8,000 employees and over 70 joint ventures with local partners, SUEZ NWS is helping authorities and industries develop innovative solutions to address climate change and sustainable resource management. It has built over 260 water and wastewater treatment plants in Greater China, supplying drinking water to 20 million people. It is a leading operator of waste management in Hong Kong and delivers its expertise in the management of environmental services to 13 industrial parks in Mainland China.

Zhuhai Huihua Holding Group Co., Ltd. was established in 2013 with a registered capital of RMB 542 million. It is the only state-owned enterprise in the Zhuhai National Economic and Technological Development Zone. The company has a diversified business portfolio that encompasses public utility service, city operation, financial services, industrial services, and new city construction. Its total assets exceed RMB 10 billion and has 16 wholly-owned subsidiaries, and seven controlling and associate companies.

Zhuhai Huigang City Resources Development Co., Ltd. is a state-owned enterprise established in 2016. It is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Zhuhai Huihua Holding Group Co., Ltd. Its core business covers the four business segments of urban and village resource development and operation management, environmental protection, urban public services as well as port and shipping.

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