Veolia Water Solutions and Technologies and Malaysian Bio-XCell Sdn Bhd announce their cooperation for the Central Utility Facility at Bio-XCell in Nusajaya, Johor (Malaysia). Bio-Xcell is a Joint Venture led by Malaysia's Biotech Corporation Bhd with partner UEM Sunrise Bhd building a serviced biotechnology park in the new Iskandar development.
Veolia has been awarded a contract from Bio-XCell for a RM30 million project for an initial three years term as the Operations and Maintenance Contractor.
Veolia's project scope consists of full Facility Management Services including treatment of wastewater, the operation of the Energy Centre, operating boilers to produce and distribute steam and chilled water production and distribution. Veolia's contract commenced on 21st October 2013 and the project is currently undergoing Testing and Commissioning to allow the first tenant to start production in Q1 2014.
Veolia operational systems are integrated and linked to provide a suite of operating systems that cover the full range of utility operation. By considering them together Veolia is able to build a cohesive and comprehensive operating system that delivers real benefit to the customer.
Veolia has unmatched expertise and experience in the design and operation of utility plants which allows it to offer a range of valuable added services. This ability to deliver more value differentiates Veolia's offer from other service providers.
"Veolia will be supporting Bio-XCell to manage the day to day operations at the Bio-XCell Central Utilities Facilities. We will work towards meeting the clients' requirements for utilities around the clock to ensure that there is no interruption in their production schedule.Veolia will also be working closely with Bio-XCell in their next phases of utility infrastructure to meet the demand from new biotechnology companies at the park." said Encik Mohammed Akhir Ahmad, Managing Director - Operations & Maintenance, South East Asia.
Encik Rizatuddin Ramli, CEO of Malaysian Bio-XCell Sdn Bhd said that "This partnership with Veolia will enhance the reliability of services provided by Bio-XCell's CUF as Veolia have the expertise and experience in operating a comprehensive full suite of utility operations.Our aim to foster a resilient ecosystem for the creation of prodigious bio-businesses from good science is further enhanced with this partnership."