21 Jul '17, 12am

Zublin Penalised For Environmental Offences

Zublin Penalised For Environmental Offences JOINT NEWS RELEASE BETWEEN PUB AND NEA Singapore, 20 July 2017 - M/s ED. Zublin AG Singapore Branch (Zublin) paid a composition sum of $2,000 for illegal discharge into the Pang Sua Diversion Canal, and was fined $5,000 for not providing an adequate holding tank for Earth Control Measures (ECM). 2 On 25 January 2017, National Water Agency PUB and the National Environment Agency (NEA) received feedback of white coloured discharge into the Pang Sua Diversion Canal. Investigations by PUB and NEA found that the discharge was caused by Zublin during the construction of the underpass for the Bukit Panjang MRT station. The contractor had pumped the liquid generated from their underground excavation works directly into the canal. The white coloured liquid was found to be underground soil mixed with groundwater. 3 A separate inspection by...

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