Breaking new waves: Binnies awarded over S$28 million PUB tender for Choa Chu Kang Waterworks Reconstruction

Binnies Singapore, an RSK Group company, today announced that it has been selected by PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency, to provide detailed design and construction supervision of the reconstruction of Choa Chu Kang Waterworks (CCKWW). The S$28.8 million Professional Engineering Services contract which commenced on 15 June 2021 will be completed in 2026.

The reconstruction works will transform CCKWW into a state-of-the-art drinking water treatment plant with the latest water treatment technologies and smart features to allow full automation with minimum operator interventions.

“The Choa Chu Kang Waterworks Reconstruction project will provide PUB with a blueprint for future water plants that adopt advanced digital technology in  its operations and maintenance and Binnies Singapore is proud to be able to partner PUB in yet another ground-breaking initiative that will change the landscape for the water industry locally and beyond into the Asia region.”, shared William Yong, Managing Director for Binnies Singapore.

The announcement of this award comes as Binnies Singapore and many other industry veterans gear up to two weeks of activities at the upcoming Singapore International Water Week 2021 (SIWW 2021). This year, the biennial conference, one of the leading water events in the world for urban water management, will be held virtually in light of the current Covid-19 restrictions with an emphasis on innovation, solutions and technologies in key thematic areas including climate resilience, resource circulatory and digital water.

Alan Ryder, Founder and CEO of RSK Group shares, “Since our inception in 1989, RSK has been focused on elevating environmental sustainability through our businesses globally. Our group is excited to play a part in the revolutionising of urban water management in Asia through Binnies in Singapore. We look forward to exploring many new possibilities as we continue to grow in Singapore and Asia, partnering with businesses to deliver innovative and sustainable solutions to water projects.”

Binnies will be showcasing their product and technologies complemented by RSK Group capabilities at SIWW2021 which includes the introduction of game-changing digital water technologies such as the Helix program which combines artificial intelligence knowledge for businesses to maximise productivity, improve customer outcomes and leverage value from digitalisation.

“The functional aspects of Helix support water companies in making better decisions through data driven by digitalisation. As a frontrunner in digitising water management, we are excited to showcase the various technologies and the value each brings to the table in breaking new waves in the industry.”, shares Gary Young, Divisional Director, Binnies and member of RSK Group Board of Directors.

Since the 1920s, Binnies has partnered many water utility companies in Singapore and Asia Pacific to develop and build sustainable and lasting water legacies. Powered by digital technology, Binnies is confident and remains committed and focused on embracing and introducing new technologies and possibilities that improve the quality of life for future generations in the region.

About Binnies

At Binnies, we create new possibilities for humanity through our innovative approach to delivery. Backed by a culture that has stayed true since the company’s founding over 100 years ago, Binnies develops intelligent water and environmental solutions using a whole-life-cycle approach to deliver functional infrastructure and lasting environmental and social legacies. We strive to elevate the quality of life for our local communities today and for generations to come.

Binnies is an RSK group company and was formerly part of Black & Veatch.

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About the RSK group (RSK)

RSK is a leading integrated environmental, engineering and technical services group made up of over 100 businesses. The group is headquartered in the United Kingdom and has an established presence in more than 40 countries around the world.

For over 30 years, RSK has been helping organisations realise their business goals efficiently, cost-effectively and with the minimum environmental and social impact. We deliver practical solutions to some of the greatest challenges of our time. As a client-focused business, our services are constantly evolving to directly respond to or pre-empt global conditions and legislative drivers.

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