ESPOO, Finland, Jan. 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Technology, engineering and project management company Neste Jacobs has on the basis of a public bidding competition arranged by the Finnish Ministry of Employment and Economy been awarded the contract to evaluate the initiative to establish the Arctic Environmental Protection Centre in Finland. The objective of the evaluation is to clarify the know-how and development activity on the Arctic oil and chemical incident prevention field under the Finnish research, industrial and authority sectors. Also the views and the requirements of the main stakeholders will be clarified during the study. Additionally the objective is to define the organization and the business model as well as the international context of the Centre.
"We are keen to contribute into evaluation requested by the Finnish Ministry of Employment and Economy. The evaluation is due to be delivered by late spring 2014", says Jarmo Suominen, Managing Director of Neste Jacobs. "The evaluation in question is a really interesting task for us and fits very well to our strategy to be the preferred solution provider in our field of expertise serving also the public sector."
"We chose Neste Jacobs to carry out the initiative through a public bidding competition. One of our main criteria used in evaluation was for example the competence references and Neste Jacobs fulfilled the requirements clearly the best" says Janne Peltola, Senior Adviser of Ministry of Employment and Economy. "In our inquiry, we were looking for the best supplier from the overall cost competitiveness point of view. On these grounds, we chose Neste Jacobs as the best."
For more information, please contact:
Jarmo Suominen, Managing Director, Neste Jacobs Oy, tel + 358 50 458 3399
Janne Peltola, Senior Adviser, Ministry of Employment and Economy, tel. + 358 29 506 4132
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