M&E contractor awarded work on 27 waste recycling plants

SES has signed a deal worth more than £16 million to help provide household waste recycling plants to the Greater Manchester area. In all, 27 sites are to be built over the next three years.

Working alongside principal contractor Costain, SES will be responsible for installing a range of mechanical and electrical systems that includes extensive external lighting; sprinkler systems; external water mains; as well as highly sophisticated CCTV systems in the largest PFI deal of its kind in Europe.

Costain’s contract for Viridor Laing (Greater Manchester) includes the provision of five mechanical biological treatment plants, one materials recovery facility, four in-vessel composting plants, six transfer loading stations, two green waste facilities and works on 24 household waste recycling centres, spread over a 50 mile radius in the Greater Manchester area.