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CEB signs up Chinese firm to manufacture meter enclosures

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The Ceylon Electricity Board has inked an agreement with Yiwu Farpie Power Transmission & Distribution Device Co. Ltd. of China to supply 25,000 meter enclosures for its distribution sub-stations located island-wide recently at its Head Office.

USS Engineering Ltd., having worked for over 40 years as a supplier cum contractor for the CEB, is acting as the local representative of this Chinese company. It has been decided that the loan facilities needed for the whole project will be provided through the Asian Development Bank.

Through this project, steps will be taken to supply 25,000 numbers of high quality meter enclosures required by the CEB within a short period of time of six months and distributed among CEB-owned stores in locations such as Colombo, Ratmalana, Kolonnawa, Kiribathgoda, Anuradhapura, Chunnakam, Trincomalee, Matale, Kuliyapitiya, Galle, Badulla and Opanayake.      


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