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Water consultancy for Zhoushan

To enhance Zhoushan's water self-sufficiency in anticipation of increased water demand and its associated challenges, Zhoushan Municipal Government inked a consultancy agreement with Keppel Seghers to review Zhoushan's existing water infrastructure plans, water conservation measures, etc., as well as the integration into a holistic Water Master Plan.

Proven technologies

Building on its reputation as the market leader for imported waste-to-energy (WTE) technologies in China, Keppel Seghers secured a contract on 29 November 2013 to provide a technological package for the second phase of a WTE plant in Yangzhou city, Jiangsu Province. The contract was awarded by the Yangzhou TEDA Environmental Protection Co. Ltd, a subsidiary of Tianjin TEDA Group Co Ltd.

Nurturing connections

On 28 October 2013, about 80 Chinese officials who are participants of the Master in Public Administration and Management Programme under the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKYSPP) visited the Keppel Seghers Tuas Waste-to-Energy (WTE) plant, to learn about the technology and processes in one of the world's most compact WTE plants.

Celebrating safety

Keeping true to their commitment to safety, Keppel Infrastructure's Operations & Maintenance team at the Domestic Solid Waste Management Centre (DSWMC) in Qatar achieved one million hours without lost-time incident (LTI) in October 2013.

Learning journey

It is not every day that one gets to take a peek behind the scenes at some of the work that keeps Singapore humming. About 30 students and teachers from the Grace Orchard School got to see the treatment of their trash and wastewater when they visited the Keppel Seghers Tuas Waste-to-Energy (WTE) plant and the Ulu Pandan NEWater plant on 1 November 2013.

Showcasing Keppel

Keppel Infrastructure Fund Management (KIFM), Trustee-Manager of K-Green Trust (KGT) hosted 13 investors from some of China's top mutual funds on 26 September 2013. The Chinese investors used the opportunity to gain insights into Singapore's waste management industry.

Choice technologies

Keppel Seghers secured a contract with Beijing Chaoyang District government on 22 August 2013 to provide technologies for a waste-to-energy plant (WTE) in Gao An Tun, Beijing, China. The contract, valued at US$16.5 million, will include proprietary incineration grates designed by Keppel Seghers Belgium.

Spurring safety through innovation

Keppel Infrastructure held its first SIT convention after its re-organisation on 2 July 2013 and it was attended by 70 Keppelites. A total of two Gold, one Silver and two Bronze awards were presented to teams for their projects.

Qatar connection

On 12 June 2013, H.E. Sheikh Jabor Bin Hamad Bin Jassim Al Thani from Qatar made a private visit to Keppel in Singapore to learn more about the Group's various businesses. As the chairman of the board of Qatari company Protec, H.E. Sheikh Jabor, who is also the son of Qatar's Prime Minister, was accompanied by two other board members from Protec.

Keppel positions Infrastructure Division for growth

Keppel Corporation has reorganised Keppel Energy (KE) and Keppel Integrated Engineering (KIE) under a newly incorporated entity, Keppel Infrastructure Holdings Pte Ltd (KI) with effect from 2 May 2013. KI will drive the Group's strategy to invest in, own and operate competitive energy and related infrastructure. KI, while tapping the expertise and technology of its engineering business, will continue to grow its power and gas, environmental and energy efficiency businesses.

Learning exchange

Hong Kong's Secretary for the Environment, Mr Wong Kam-sing, led a delegation visit to the Keppel Seghers Tuas Waste-to-Energy (WTE) plant on 17 May 2013 as part of a trip to Singapore to learn about the country's policies and efforts in promoting energy efficiency and waste management.