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NI Water Awards £3.25 million Water Improvement Contract to Heyn Engineering

02 June 2017 11:40

NI Water has awarded a major new £3.25 million contract to local Duncrue - based firm Heyn Engineering. Heyn will be supplying and maintaining essential safety and maintenance equipment to NI Water over potentially the next six years.

 

As NI Water marks a decade of delivering what matters, investing £1.8 billion in water and wastewater services over the past ten years, this contract will deliver essential health and safety equipment, which will help our staff to safely access and maintain our water and wastewater network. The project will also assist in supporting a growing economy, with 7 people working full-time on the contract at the local firm.

 

Dean Campbell Category Manager, NI Water Operational Procurement team said:

 

“NI Water are delighted to announce this major contract with Heyn, who will maintain, test and certify over 20,000 items of lifting & fall arrest equipment such as cranes and hoists. Heyn will also supply replacement equipment, which is essential for our company to maintain our vast network of Pumping Stations, treatment plants and reservoirs throughout Northern Ireland and continue to deliver what matters to our customers.

 

“Health and safety is a key priority for NI Water and this essential service supplied by Heyn will ensure that staff and contractors can safely get access to underground services and tanks to help us continue to deliver high quality water and wastewater services, as well as meeting our statutory requirements.”

 

 

Kevin Denvir Director of Engineering at Heyn added:

 

We are extremely pleased to have won a contract of strategic importance with NI Water. As a local Northern Ireland company and with Heyn Engineering’s expertise, skills and experience we will be able to fulfil this essential supply, maintenance, testing and certification contract to the highest possible standards.

 

“The contract has created additional jobs and improved job security amongst our engineering division. Being selected on a contract of strategic importance by such a high profile organisation such as NI Water, has also helped to raise the profile of Heyn Engineering in the industry.

 

“We look forward to working in partnership with NI Water.”

 

ENDS

 

 

For further information, please contact NI Water press office on 02890354710 or email press.office@niwater.com

 

Photo captions:

 

MCOOPER 7 (L-R) Ryan Scate Heyn Engineering, Dean Campbell NI Water, Kevin Denvir and Gerry Kelly of Heyn Engineering

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