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News from Costa Rica…

11 July 2019
SADE recently won its second deal using both microtunneling and traditional techniques for AyA (Instituto Costarricense de Acueductos y Alcantarillados). The project is called “Construcción de alcantarillado sanitario, colectores sur : desvío Maria Aguilar y extensión aserrí”. It will cost €13.6 million, is funded by the IADB (Inter-American Development Bank), and is set to take 18 months. It involves the installation of sewer mains: 1,660m (⌀ 600mm) using a microtunnel boring machine (MTBM), 915m (⌀ 1,200mm) using a MTBM, 4,533m in an open trench (⌀ from 100 to 1,200mm). Official notice of the award of the Maria Aguilar project has… +

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… +