Enova wins the Sharjah International Airport Facility Management Contract
posted on Feb 28, 2016
Dubai, 28 February, 2016: Enova, one of the leading regional service providers of multi-technical and energy management services has won a five year contract with Sharjah International Airports to provide technical and specialized facilities management services. The contract accounts for Sharjah International Airport’s buildings comprising of MEP, FIDS, Security System and Civil, as well as air field services including airfield lighting, runway civil maintenance and communications, navigation systems at its facilities.
Having successfully managed Sharjah International Airports facilities since 2011, Enova won the renewal of the contract, extending the partnership for a further five years.
Continuing to build on the solid foundations laid in the last five years, Enova will introduce a variety of Energy Performance Management components that will provide savings for the airport and decrease energy consumption among the facilities to achieve targets for sustainable, efficient and green buildings.
Mr. Ahmed Galal Ismail, Chairman of Enova stated “It has been a pleasure and an honor to serve Sharjah International Airport, supporting its amazing expansion. We are delighted to renew our commitment to the airport authorities in this new contract, ensuring travelers’ comfort and security, and streamlining the operations for the airport management. Enova has managed the facilities of Sharjah International Airport since 2011, and this renewal is a testament to our strong and dynamic working relationship.”
H.E Ali Salim Al Midfa, Chairman of Sharjah Airport Authority, said: “Sharjah International Airport enjoys an excellent reputation for its operational efficiency, which came as a result of efficient management of the highest international standards, in addition to the ongoing maintenance works in all its facilities to ensure pleasant travelling experience for our passengers & satisfactory level of services to our clients at the airport. Enova is one of the leading companies in this field; it has proven through the years its ability to manage the airport facilities efficiently. We are confident that the company will continue to provide the best level of services and we wish Enova all the best in coming years”.
H.E. Al Midfa added: “Our aim is to ensure the highest level of maintenance is made to all the airport’s facilities and infrastructure in order to operate efficiently around the clock. And we are confident that this partnership with Enova will lead to excellent results, which all stakeholders and passengers will benefit from. Also we will work to maximize the energy savings among the facilities as part of our environment conservation program. In fact, Sharjah international Airport has been awarded is the first airport in the region to be awarded its "Airport Carbon Accreditation". This step highlights the role that the emirate of Sharjah is playing to achieve the overall sustainability”.
Enova, formerly known as MAF Dalkia is a joint venture between Majid Al Futtaim - the leading shopping mall, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East and North Africa, and Veolia - a global leader in optimized resource management.
Enova is a joint venture created in 2002 between Majid Al Futtaim Ventures - which is the growth engine responsible for developing new businesses that complement and reinforce the Majid Al Futtaim Group’s leadership in shopping, retail and leisure, and Veolia - a global leader in optimised resource management; designing and providing water, waste, and energy management solutions that contribute to the sustainable development of communities and industries. Enova recently changed its name from MAF Dalkia to reflect the innovative, dynamic spirit of the company, as well as to further highlight the solid long-term partnership and seamless fusion of knowledge and expertise between the two shareholders.
Enova employs over 2,000 highly trained and multi-skilled employees serving a wide portfolio of clients in the public, residential, commercial, industrial and healthcare sectors. Enova is the leader in energy and multi-technical services, delivering comprehensive services to its clients.
About Veolia Group
Veolia Group is a global leader in optimized resource management. With over 179,000 employees* worldwide, the Group designs and provides water, waste and energy management solutions that contribute to the sustainable development of communities and industries. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserve available resources, and to replenish them.
In 2014, the group Veolia supplied 96 million people with drinking water and 60 million people with wastewater service, produced 52 million megawatt hours of energy and converted 31 million metric tons of waste into new materials and energy. Veolia Environnement (listed on Paris Euronext: VIE and NYSE: VE) recorded consolidated revenue of €24.4 billion* in 2014. www.veolia.com
(*) 2014 pro-forma unaudited figures, including Dalkia International (100%) and excluding Dalkia France.
About Majid Al Futtaim
Founded in 1992, Majid Al Futtaim is the leading shopping mall, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
A remarkable business success story, Majid Al Futtaim started from one man’s vision to transform the face of shopping, entertainment and leisure to ‘create great moments for everyone, every day’. It has since grown into one of the United Arab Emirates’ most respected and successful businesses spanning 13 international markets, employing over 30,000 people, and achieving the highest credit rating (BBB) among privately-held corporates in the Middle East.
Majid Al Futtaim owns and operates 19 shopping malls, 12 hotels and three mixed-use communities, with further developments underway in the region. The shopping malls portfolio includes Mall of the Emirates, City Centre malls, and also four community malls which are in joint venture with the Government of Sharjah. The Company holds exclusive rights to the Carrefour franchise in 38 markets across Middle East, Africa and Central Asia, and with the Hyperstar brand in Pakistan, operates a portfolio of 70 hypermarkets and 90 supermarkets in 13 countries.
Majid Al Futtaim operates 182 VOX Cinema screens and 23 Magic Planet family entertainment centres across the region, in addition to iconic leisure and entertainment facilities such as Ski Dubai and iFly Dubai, among others. The Company launched the first LEGO-certified store in the Middle East and is parent to the consumer finance company issuing 'Najm' and “Voyager” credit cards, a fashion retail business representing international brands such as Abercrombie & Fitch, AllSaints and lululemon athletica, and a healthcare business that operates a network of City Centre Clinics. In addition, Majid Al Futtaim operates Enova, a facility management company, through a joint venture operation with Veolia, a global leader in optimised environment resource management. The Company also operates in the food and beverage industry through a partnership with Gourmet Gulf.
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