Wednesday, 28th June 2017
NI Water has awarded a major new £3.25 million contract to local Duncrue - based firm Heyn Engineering. Heyn will be supplying and maintaining essential safety and maintenance equipment to NI Water over potentially the next six years.
As NI Water marks a decade of delivering what matters, investing £1.8 billion in water and wastewater services over the past ten years, this contract will deliver essential health and safety equipment, which will help staff to safely access and maintain our water and wastewater network. The project will also assist in supporting a growing economy, with 7 people working full-time on the contract at the local firm.
Dean Campbell Category Manager, NI Water Operational Procurement team said: "NI Water are delighted to announce this major contract with Heyn, who will maintain, test and certify over 20,000 items of lifting & fall arrest
equipment such as cranes and hoists.
Heyn will also supply replacement equipment, which is essential for our company to maintain our vast network of Pumping Stations, treatment plants and reservoirs throughout Northern Ireland and continue to deliver what matters to our customers.
"Health and safety is a key priority for NI Water and this essential service supplied by Heyn will ensure that staff and contractors can safely get access to underground services and tanks to help us continue to deliver high quality water and wastewater services, as well as meeting our statutory requirements." Kevin Denvir Director of Engineering at Heyn added: "We are extremely pleased to have won a contract of strategic importance with NI Water. As a local Northern Ireland company and with Heyn Engineering's expertise, skills and experience we will be able to fulfil this essential supply, maintenance, testing and certification contract to the highest possible standards.
"The contract has created additional jobs and improved job security amongst our engineering division. Being selected on a contract of strategic importance by such a high profile organisation such as NI Water, has also helped to raise the profile of Heyn Engineering in the industry. We look forward to working in partnership with NI Water."
Heyn Engineering Solutions offer a comprehensive range of materials handling solutions to leading industrial, manufacturing and warehousing sectors in the UK and Ireland.
Services range from traditional marine engineering to machinery installation, load testing, machinery moving, ship management to the provision of a comprehensive range of lifting equipment and accessories. Heyn Engineering are representatives in Ireland for a number of leading manufacturers including Demag Cranes & Components, SEW Eurodrives & Geared Motors, Reid Lifting Equipment and Tractel Lifting & Moving Solutions.