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Royal Imtech is to resolve faults for network operator, Stedin

(PresseBox) (Rotterdam, ) Stedin works daily on continuous and safe energy provision. The network operator works with various contractors to carry out maintenance and inspections, resolve faults or construct new networks. Stedin is intending to award these activities in the eastern section of the Province of Utrecht to technical services provider, Royal Imtech.

Delta Infra is working on the Stedin networks on the South Holland island of Goeree-Overflakkee. Joulz is the contractor in other parts of South Holland, Utrecht, Kennemerland, North East Friesland and Weert. "A constant energy supply for our customers is our point of departure", said Technology Director Ernst Japikse of Stedin.

"Quality, innovation and the right price come first. I think awarding the work to a third contractor fits within this. In my opinion it helps us promote the professionalism of our contractors and of Stedin as commissioning party. Especially as they also provide standard fault resolution standby duties in this important area" said Japikse.

Stedin selects contractor via European tender.

Three parties were selected by Stedin following a European tender. The network operator is intending to award the work to Royal Imtech. According to planning, Imtech will start work in the second quarter of 2014.

This means that Imtech instead of Joulz will resolve energy network faults via standby duty in the Amsterfoort, Utrechtse Heuvelrug, Veendendaal and Zeist regions. They will also undertake regular network maintenance, inspection and construction.

Royal Imtech is delighted with Stedin's intention to award this contract to Imtech. "It is evidence of our chosen concept's quality and our organisation's professionalism. The arrival of new energy concepts will bring further market developments. As innovative player, Imtech will focus more on offering technical solutions in the area of energy infrastructure." said Paul van Gelder, Royal Imtech Board of Management.

Stedin profile

Stedin is the independent network operator in the Netherlands' most urban area: the largest part of the Province of South Holland, including the largest port in Europe, and the Province of Utrecht. The organisation is responsible for developing, constructing, controlling, maintaining and managing energy networks. Stedin links more than 2 million customers and energy providers. With more than 1,200 employees, the company stands for safety, quality and reliability of energy transport. Stedin is located in Rotterdam.

Imtech N.V

Royal Imtech is a European technical services provider in the fields of electrical solutions, ICT (information and communication technology) and mechanical solutions. With 29,000 employees, Royal Imtech achieves annual revenue of approximately 5.4 billion euro. Royal Imtech holds attractive positions in the buildings and industry markets in the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Austria, Eastern Europe, Sweden, Norway, Finland, the UK, Ireland, Turkey and Spain, the European markets of ICT and Traffic as well as in the global marine market. In total Royal Imtech serves 24,000 customers. Royal Imtech offers integrated and multidisciplinary total solutions that lead to better business processes and more efficiency for customers and the customers they, in their turn, serve. Royal Imtech also offers solutions that contribute towards a sustainable society - for example, in the areas of energy, the environment, water and traffic. Royal Imtech shares are listed on the NYSE Euronext Amsterdam, where Royal Imtech is included in the AEX Index.