Veolia Australia and New Zealand (Veolia) has completed a buyout of its joint venture (JV) with Cleanaway Waste Management, acquiring full ownership of Western Resource Recovery Pty Ltd (WRR) and Total Waste Management Pty Ltd (TWM).
Western Resource Recovery Pty Ltd (WRR) and its treatment arm – Total Waste Management Pty Ltd (TWM) – was established in 2000 as a joint venture between Veolia and Cleanaway Waste Management.
Clay South, Acting Group General Manager - Western Australia said, “Veolia is pleased to have completed the purchase and become the sole operator of two well-established local businesses, which offers a combination of trustworthiness and reliability for our existing customers.”
“The liquid and hazardous waste treatment market is a key strategic growth area and by wholly owning both operations Veolia now offers a competitive liquid waste collection and treatment service in Western Australia,” Clay further commented.
WRR and TWM has a large operational footprint spanning Perth to Karratha and provides waste management services to 3,500 retail and industrial customers.
Effective 11 December, 2018, Veolia will solely own and manage the operations and management of six depots, including a liquid treatment plant and tank farm, across Perth (Welshpool), Geraldton, Kalgoorlie, Karratha, Port Hedland and Bunbury. WRR and TWM have 61 full-time employees and fleet of 25 trucks.
About Veolia Global:
Veolia group is the global leader in optimised resource management. With nearly 169 000 employees worldwide, the Group designs and provides water, waste and energy management solutions which contribute to the sustainable development of communities and industries. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserve available resources, and to replenish them.
In 2017, the Veolia group supplied 96 million people with drinking water and 62 million people with wastewater service, produced nearly 55 million megawatt hours of energy and converted 47 million metric tons of waste into new materials and energy. Veolia Environnement (listed on Paris Euronext: VIE) recorded consolidated revenue of €25.12 billion in 2017.
About Veolia Australia and New Zealand:
Veolia Australia and New Zealand (Veolia) is the region’s only environmental solutions organisation with specific capabilities across water and wastewater treatment, energy management, waste and resource recovery services, and industrial cleaning and facilities maintenance services. Veolia employs 4000 employees and operates across more than 240 locations within the region.
Emily Agostino, Veolia ANZ
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