Averda wins Rabat waste management contract
Firm adds seventh capital city to its portfolio, serving 200,000
Waste management firm averda has been awarded a contract to provide waste management services in Rabat, Morocco, which will see it serving 200,000 of the city's residents on a daily basis.
Rabat is the seventh capital city in averda's portfolio, with the company and its subsidiaries currently providing waste management services in Abu Dhabi, Beirut, Doha, Dublin, Muscat and Riyadh.
The contract involves providing general waste collection and city cleaning services in the Arrondissement de Yacoub El Mansour district of Rabat.
Benzha Abdelkarim, secretary general of the Wilaya of Rabat, said, "Our decision to award this contract to averda, as part of an open and regulated tender, was based on a combination of its technical competency, its international experience and its ability to deliver value."
In the capital city of Morocco, averda will introduce sustainable waste handling methods, environmental services, and an advanced fleet - including GPS-enabled mechanical sweepers which will be tracked for greater efficiency.
The company expects to manage an estimated 70,000 tons of waste per year in Arrondissement de Yacoub El Mansour.
"We are pleased to have been selected to contribute to Rabat's waste management efforts and we look forward to showcasing our international expertise and innovative solutions through our work in the capital," said Maysarah Khalil Sukkar, chairman, averda.
"In addition to reflecting our rapidly expanding commercial footprint, which now spans three continents and 10 countries, this contract is testament to the strength and effectiveness of our integrated approach to waste management."