Drake & Scull International (DSI)’s German subsidiary, Passavant Energy & Environment (PE&E), has secured a nearly $30m (AED110m) contract for a wastewater treatment plant in Maldova.

PE&E has entered into a consortium relationship with Ludwig Pfeiffer GmbH & co KG to undertake the rehabilitation works for the plant and new sludge treatment facilities in the country’s capital city Chisinau.

Passavant’s share of the project amounts to 50% of the total project contract value, according to a DSI press statement.  

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Fares Khatib, chief executive officer for Passavant, stated: “We are delighted to start 2018 on a positive note, with the AED 110 Million contract award for the Chișinău Wastewater Treatment plant.

“Our wastewater and sludge treatment technologies have improved the quality of core infrastructure in several cities, through the various WWTP installations we have successfully delivered globally.”


The Chisinau project win marks DSI’s second contract award in 2018, marking an upswing in DSI’s operational recovery after the completion of a restructuring prgramme late last year.

Established in 1842 in Germany, Passavant Energy & Environment provides technologies and processes for wastewater, sludge, water, and industrial wastewater treatment process.