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CleanEnviro Summit closes with S$318m of deals

Another S$369 million worth of deals are in the pipeline, say the event’s organisers.

SINGAPORE: More than S$318 million worth of projects were announced at the second edition of the CleanEnviro Summit Singapore (CESS), with an estimated S$369 million worth of potential deals in the pipeline, the event’s organisers said on Friday (June 6).

Deals signed at the summit, which ended on Wednesday, include a S$15 million project for the development and operation of a metal recovery facility to recover metals from incineration bottom ash. Two tenders for Integrated Public Cleaning contracts worth S$301 million were also awarded.

Organised by the National Environment Agency (NEA), the summit was held from June 1 to 4 in conjunction with the World Cities Summit and Singapore International Water Week. More than 20,000 participants - including ministers, government officials, industry leaders, academics and representatives from international organisations - from 118 countries attended the events, according to the NEA.

Said NEA Chief Executive Officer Ronnie Tay: “The vibrant exchange of best practices and experiences, as well as innovation and technologies across government and industry sectors over the past few days is testament to the strong level of commitment from stakeholders to adopt innovative solutions to address rising challenges. This is a positive step in changing mindsets to make environmental issues a critical part of business decisions.”

The next CleanEnviro Summit Singapore will be held from July 10 to 14, 2016, at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre in Marina Bay Sands, NEA said.

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