DRA Global has awarded Wayoe Engineering and Construction Limited (WEC), a wholly Ghanaian-owned Engineering and Construction company, the SMPP installation contract for the Water Treatment Plant for Newmont Akyem Mine.
DRA Global Limited is a multi-disciplinary engineering, project management, and operations management group predominantly focused on the mining and minerals resources sector.
Water is essential for the mining industry. It is used in various activities associated with the extraction phases: ore processing, dust control, sludge transportation, as well as employees’ needs. A water treatment plant is needed to manage its wastewater and process residue to comply with the local Environmental Protection Agency’s requirements for discharge into the ecosystem.
Stephen Narh Wayoe, WEC’s CEO, said: “The company is delighted to have been awarded this SMPP installation contract. The contract is an exciting opportunity for WEC and the confirmation of being the Trusted Partner in Engineered Project Solutions. The scope involves the on-site fabrication and installation of free-issued HDPE piping and installation of structural steelwork, mechanical equipment, piping & platework.
SLS SMPP Supply – involves the supply, fabrication, corrosion protection, and delivery to the site of structural steelwork, sheeting & cladding, handrailing & grating, platework, piping, and associated items. SLS SMPP Installation – involves the installation of free-issued structural steelwork, mechanical equipment, platework & piping.
Wayoe Engineering and Construction Limited (WEC), is one of the largest privately-owned Ghanaian engineering and construction company operating since the year 2000 with world-class capabilities and expertise spanning across the complete client value chain in the disciplines of Structural Steelwork, Mechanical Equipment, Electrical & Instrumentation, Piping & Plateworks project work.
WEC has built a solid track record for successful project delivery across various medium and large-scale engineering and construction projects spanning the sectors of Oil and Gas, Mining, Petrochemical, Power, Industrial & Infrastructure projects across Africa.