Tri-Tech Holding Awarded $3.7M for Landfill Construction Project in Xinle City, China
Beijing, China – March 11, 2010 – Tri-Tech Holding Inc. (Nasdaq: TRIT), a premier Chinese company that engineers, manages and monitors municipal sewer systems, natural waterways and other water resources, announced today that it has received a RMB25.4 million (approximately US$3.7 million) Build-Transfer (BT) contract for construction of a residential solid waste sanitary landfill for Xinle City, Hebei province. Tri-Tech will build the plant and transfer ownership to Xinle City. This landfill will be 100% funded by governmental investment.
The contract covers landfill site construction engineering and design, underground water monitoring, leachate drainage system, landfill gas pipe system and site closure cover system. The project will utilize an enhanced sanitary landfill process, combined with a composite impervious system, and a geosynthetic clay liner (GCL) with high-density polyethylene (HDPE) geomembrane to protect underground water resources and the environment. Tri-Tech expects to complete construction and transfer the landfill to Xinle City by November 2010.
The Xinle landfill will be 114,000 square meters, with a total disposal capacity of 1,197,000 cubic meters. It will have a daily disposal capacity of 220 tons, servicing the entire Xinle downtown and nearby suburbs with a population of 460,000. With a municipal solid waste decontamination rate of 100%, this landfill will ensure the harmless treatment of Xinle’s municipal solid waste for the next 10 years.
Tri-Tech CEO Warren Zhao said, "We are extremely pleased to be awarded this project after the Xinle City wastewater treatment plant upgrade work. This is the first residential solid waste landfill funded by Xinle government. With the rapid economic growth in Xinle, the amount of residential waste is increasing. The implementation of this project will reduce pollution from random-dumped urban refuse and will improve Xinle City’s natural environment and preserve underground water quality.”
About Tri-Tech Holding Inc.
Tri-Tech designs customized sewage treatment and odor control systems for China’s municipalities and its larger cities. These systems combine software, information management systems, resource planning and local and distant networking hardware that includes sensors, control systems, programmable logic controllers, supervisory control and data acquisition systems. The company also designs systems that track natural waterway levels for drought control, monitor groundwater quality and assist the government in managing its water resources. Tri-tech owns seven software copyrights and two technological patents and employs 108 people. Please visit http://www.tri-tech.cn for more information.
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