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NEA awards two new public cleaning contracts worth $300m

Published on Jun 3, 2014 7:07 PM

SINGAPORE - Singapore has been working to raise the efficiency of its cleaning and waste management, said Second Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Ms Grace Fu, as she announced new measures to increase cleaning-industry safety and the award of new public-cleaning contracts.

Ms Fu was speaking at the opening plenary session of the CleanEnviro Summit Singapore at Marina Bay Sands on Tuesday morning.

A $143 million, seven-year contract to clean public areas in the North-East was awarded to Chye Thiam Maintenance, while an eight-year, South-East one for $158 million was awarded to Ramky Cleantech Services.

In 2012, the National Environment Agency took over the management of all public cleaning from the various public agencies that oversaw the cleaning of vacant land, parks, and URA car parks, for instance.

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