Blom has signed a contract to deliver technical assistance for the “Extension and rehabilitation of water and wastewater infrastructure in Hunedoara County, Romania”. The expected value of the agreement is approximately €3M and will start in 2012, lasting for an estimated period of 43 months.
As part of the project Blom will supply technical assistance and supervision for the extension and rehabilitation of infrastructure for water and waste water treatment.
The contract confirms that Blom’s strategy to expand its activity in the growing economies in Central and Eastern Europe continues to yield results. The contract also cements that the company has successfully been able to expand into new services to its established customer base in this region.
The infrastructure in many Eastern European countries has a significant need for renovation and expansion. During the last years funding for this kind of projects has increasingly been made available by, among others, the EU and the World Bank. Blom has experienced an increased level of public tenders related to infrastructure projects, of which the water and waste water management project in Hunedoara County, Romania, is an example.
The Blom Group is the largest provider of geospatial services in Europe for both government agencies and private commercial organizations and companies. Blom owns exclusive spatial databases composed of maps, images and 3D models. Focused on online services, Blom provides data and solutions to its customers in many markets and allows its partners to create high added-value applications based on Blom data models and services. This strategy is backed by Blom’s major technical capacity in aircrafts, cameras, laser scanners and mapping systems. This makes it possible for all projects to be carried out within the company, assuring a high quality product is delivered both on-time and to budget. Blom has more than 900 employees and offices in 13 countries and its HQ is located in Oslo, Norway. Blom is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange (ticker BLO). For more information, visit www.blomasa.com. The demand of advanced and high quality geographical information is steadily growing from year to year. BLOM holds a strong position in the digital geodata market and aims to be the most innovative service provider and preferred choice for its customers.”