Northumbrian Water awards Saint-Gobain framework contract

Northumbrian Water has awarded iron framework provider Saint-Gobain UK a two-year municipal castings contract.

As part of the contract, Saint-Gobain will supply iron manhole covers and drainage boxes to Northumbrian Water and Essex & Suffolk Water.

The contract was awarded to Saint-Gobain after it met a number of key criteria, including quality and price.

A spokeswoman for Northumbrian Water said it had worked with Saint-Gobain on previous projects and that "this latest contract ensures that we putting a good quality framework in place."

As part of the tendering process Saint-Gobain was required to meet the water board's procurement criteria.

Saint-Gobain's, marketing manager, Paul Thompson, said the company's UK-manufactured products are durable and are used by utilities, local authorities and road infrastructure engineers across the country.

Carys Matthews




Click a keyword to see more stories on that topic, view related news, or find more related items.


You need to be logged in to make a comment. Don't have an account? Set one up right now in seconds!

© Faversham House Ltd 2011. edie news articles may be copied or forwarded for individual use only. No other reproduction or distribution is permitted without prior written consent.