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SADE is designing and building a dewatering system for Eiffage Immobilier

22 June 2020
SADE is designing and building a dewatering system for Eiffage Immobilier The aim of this dewatering system is to transport water from the water table lowering system set up on a gigantic urban redevelopment site in Asnières-sur-Seine, not far from the River Seine (of course), a further 390m to join a wastewater system operated by SEVESC. An overhead system This gravity system features 12m steel tubes (Ø 300 and 400) installed at an average height of 4.5m on hangers designed by SADE Ingénierie. The facility’s 37 hangers, each weighing around 10t, were built on public roads, mainly along Rue Henri...

SADE Ecuador encourages recycling

16 April 2020
SADE Ecuador encourages recycling Aim: making teams aware of the environment. Action: recycling competition. Result: 526kg of plastic collected by 142 staff. For 3 months, 12 teams set to work, under the orders of Sade Ecuador’s HR Unit, collecting plastic bottles on the streets of Guayaquil. These were then weighed and sorted, before being sold to a recycling firm. For this campaign, each team chose a name to go with this good cause. Our top 3 environmental defenders were: Well done to all the participants and congratulations to the Ecuadorean HR Unit on this fine scheme!

Business continuity

23 March 2020
A closer look at Ecuador and the city of Guayaquil where our leak repair teams are hard at work despite the current full lockdown and curfew… With more than 500 cases of coronavirus in the country, the Ecuadorian government declared a nationwide state of emergency on 16 March, imposing a full lockdown, travel restrictions and a strict curfew between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. Shock information campaigns were also organised to raise public awareness. Interagua (Veolia), which is tasked with guaranteeing the city of Guayaquil’s continuous drinking water supply, required SADE to be more operational than ever on its 2...

In Senegal, wrap-up on KMS 3 package 7!

14 January 2020
The teams recently successfully completed pressure testing, after two years of hard work. In September 2013, after the Dakar region was hit by a serious water supply crisis, the Senegalese water authority launched a major programme of works to secure Dakar’s key water supply facilities. This included the KMS 3 project. Between August 2017 and December 2019, SADE Senegal built 32 of the 213 kilometres linking the new Keur Momar Sarr drinking water production plant to Dakar. Following the construction of the new water treatment plant (scheduled to be completed in a year’s time), this pipeline will supply the majority...

SADE knows Portuguese industrialists well…

18 November 2019
Did you know that SADE Portugal was created to meet the needs of an industrial client? In 1998, chemicals manufacturer Borealis was looking for a company capable of carrying out swage lining (now TubOcontact) work on its Sines site. SADE Special Works successfully saw this project through. A connection had been made, and over the following months this led to the creation of SADE’s branch in Portugal. SADE Portugal and REPSOL Starting in 1999, SADE Portugal further developed its relationship with this client. And when Borealis was taken over by REPSOL in 2002, SADE was still on board, taking on...

Social project in Ecuador for Interagua

4 December 2018
A mobile tanker-based drinking water supply centre in a disadvantaged area. In Guayaquil, the Monte Sinai district is home to poor people from all over the country. It has no water supply or wastewater treatment network. To distribute drinking water, Interagua is launching a so-called “social” project to create a mobile tanker-based drinking water supply centre. SADE Ecuador will design and build the distribution site, a sort of service station featuring 3 supply points: roads and utilities for trucks, offices, fencing, service pipe connections and a supply pipeline (Ø400mm), etc. Launch of the project by Frédéric CERTAIN, Veolia Ecuador General...