The Japan-based JFE Engineering Corporation and Nihon Suido Consultants Company are planning to develop wastewater and garbage treatment plants in the central city of Da Nang.

Leaders of the two groups held a working session with municipal authorities on the pre-feasibility study on the project on Nov. 14.

In 2007, Nihon Suido Consultants conducted a pre-feasibility study on a project to improve environmental sanitation in Da Nang city. Based on the study, Nihon Suido Consultants and its partners, including Sumitomo, JFE Engineering and Tsukishima Kakai set up a working group to develop the project under the public-private partnership (PPP) model.

The project is estimated to cost over 13.9 billion JPY (nearly 190 million USD)./.