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Sweco acquires AB Soil Remediation Experts

Engineering firm Sweco has strengthened its offering through a Share Purchase Agreement with AB Soil Remediation Experts. This environmental engineering company works on complex soil and groundwater projects and provides technical support to the chemical and petrochemical industry.

From left to right: Tom Van Den Noortgaete (Division Director Energy & Environment, Sweco Belgium), Vicky De Bollen (Director Finance, Facility & Legal, Sweco Belgium), Erwin Malcorps (Managing Director, Sweco Belgium), Benedikte Lievens (Director, AB Soil Remediation Experts), Frans De Boeck (Director, AB Soil Remediation Experts)

Photo: © Caroline Monthaye

“Sustainability is at the core of our business operations at both Sweco and AB Soil Remediation Experts. When it comes to the environment, quality, safety and business ethics, we are both among the best in our field. We have also noticed a strong increase in demand on the national and international market for environmental assignments, soil surveys and remediation. I am therefore delighted that AB Soil Remediation Experts’s engineers, geologists and other experts are joining our ranks,” says Erwin Malcorps, Managing Director of Sweco Belgium.

Tom Van Den Noortgaete, Division Director of Energy & Environment at Sweco Belgium: “With AB Soil Remediation Experts, we are bringing competent employees and a great deal of experience on board, which means that we are reinforcing our growth ambitions. With 60 passionate soil specialists, we know more than anyone that an excellent reputation, strong accreditations and working according to the highest international ISO standards are prerequisites for continued growth in the challenging environmental sector. Sweco’s and AB Soil Remediation Experts’s combined expertise in large-scale in-situ projects adds significant added value for our clients.”

AB Soil Remediation Experts comprises a highly qualified team of 12 employees, including technical experts, environmental engineers and geologists with a long track record in process applications, safety and environment-related projects. The environmental engineering firm from Erpe-Mere has been reducing the ecological footprint of chemical and petrochemical multinationals for more than 20 years already.

Frans De Boeck and Benedikte Lievens, directors at AB Soil Remediation Experts: “All our assignments are carried out with respect for the highest safety, quality and environmental standards. Sustainability, lasting energy saving, maximum reuse of natural resources and waste reduction are built into every project as standard procedure. Sweco’s mission ‘Transforming Society Together’ is therefore tailor-made for our employees. They will work together within the Sweco family to support clients in environmental matters.”