Northern Ireland Water has announced the contractors named to its new £1.2bn Major Project Partnership Framework, including Jacobs, Aecom, Mott MacDonald, the Kier-Bam joint venture and many more.
The framework will deliver capital works projects worth over £10 million on water and wastewater infrastructure across Northern Ireland. This will include upgrades to major water and wastewater treatment plants, pump stations and network pipes. One of the framework’s first major projects will be the upgrade of Belfast’s water treatment facilities, which will begin this year.
The agreement begins this month and runs for an initial period of four years. There will be an option to extend for another four years.
NI Water Major Projects Partner Framework appointed subcontractors
Lot 1 – Civil Engineering Design Consultants
Jacobs UK, Aecom, McAdam Design, Mott MacDonald, RPS Ireland, Stantec (UK)
Lot 2 – Civil engineering companies
Northstone (NI), Charles Brand Group, John Graham Construction, Kier-Bam JV, BSG Civil Engineering, Murphy International
Lot 3 – Process Engineering including MEICA Design and Build Contractors
Lagan-Meica JV, TES-CAW JV, Doosan Enpure, MWH Treatment
Paul Harper, Director of Asset Delivery, NI Water, said, “This framework strengthens the resilience of Northern Ireland Water to deliver the best financial, sustainable and environmental results to our customers. This will give us access to some of the best and innovative suppliers in the construction supply chain locally, nationally and internationally.
“We are delighted to announce the award of this executive, which will support the achievement of many major results under the Capital Delivery Business Plan, building the capacity of local and national businesses.
“We are committed to the highest standards in water and sanitation services, and we look forward to working with all of our partners on the framework to provide a sustainable, world-class service to our customers.”
Northern Ireland Minister for Infrastructure, John O’Dowd, said: “Access to safe drinking water and effective waste water treatment is something that all of society relies on. So I’m delighted to see NI Water putting this £1.2 billion framework in place. This will help ensure that NI Water can continue to provide essential water and sanitation services to approximately 840,000 households and businesses in the north, while giving local businesses a major boost on the framework.
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