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The Combined Shareholders’ General Meeting of Veolia Environnement took place at the Maison de la Mutualité in Paris, on Thursday, April 20, 2017, under the chairmanship of Mr. Antoine Frérot, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. At the General Meeting, shareholders approved all the resolutions 1 to 15 of the agenda.
The United Nations “Wastewater: The Untapped Resource” report will be presented on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, in Durban (South Africa), during World Water Day. UNESCO considers Veolia is central to this event as it recycles 98% of the wastewater produced by this city on the east coast of South Africa.
Just a year after the acquisition of Kurion Inc. in 2016, Veolia is pursuing its ambition in the nuclear clean-up field and has just unified its activities in the nuclear cleanup field under a single new entity called NUCLEAR SOLUTIONS.
Veolia, through its subsidiary Veolia ES UK Ltd - UK’s leading resource management company, has signed a major new recycling and waste services contract spanning four South London boroughs. The new eight year contract worth over £209 million, with two possible eight year extensions, has seen 330 staff join Veolia from 1 April, when the new contract began.
The European Metropolis of Lille has awarded Covalys, a joint venture co-owned by Veolia (65% via its subsidiary Valnor) and Idex (35%), the public service delegation contract to operate Antares, the metropolis’ energy recovery facility in the town of Halluin. The 12-year contract represents cumulated revenue of €295 million. It is a major step towards energy transition for the metropolis since the energy generated by the thermal treatment of household waste will supply two urban heating networks in Roubaix and Lille.
The partnership will lead to the large-scale de-carbonisation of a number of industrial processes and reduce their greenhouse effect under an Open Innovation approach
Veolia announced that its Nuclear Solutions entity, through its subsidiary Kurion Inc., will deploy effluent treatment systems at four Magnox sites in the United Kingdom under a new contract between the two firms. Under the agreement with Magnox Limited, the company will design, build and install the new systems at the four sites, enabling the removal of contaminated waste from the sites’ active effluent water treatment, ponds water filtration, and cesium removal plants.
By winning a €156 million contract from the Sri Lankan National Water Supply and Drainage Board, Veolia, through its subsidiaries OTV and SADE, will help provide access to water on a large scale in the Greater Matale area.

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