Solstice Canada Corp. (Solstice) and Shanghai AOJOA Ecology and Environmental Technology Co. Ltd. (AOJOA) welcome the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that outlines the agreement for the collaboration of the two firms. The MOU sets the stage for Solstice’s experienced environmental team to partner with, and to enhance, the eco-focused environmental technology service already offered by AOJOA. The MOU is an important milestone for Chinese-Canadian cooperation in the environmental soil remediation industry.
This partnership is the result of a process initiated by Alberta Economic Development in which representatives from the China Soil Environmental Remediation Technology Innovation Alliance (CSER) attended the Environmental Services Association of Alberta’s (ESAA’s) October 2017 RemTech Conference in Banff, Alberta; one of North America’s leading environmental remediation technology conferences. Following this initial meeting in Canada, Solstice and AOJOA had the opportunity to follow up multiple times in China when Solstice participated in Cleantech Trade Missions hosted by the Government of Canada in Shanghai, December 2017 and the Government of Alberta in Hangzou, January 2018. It was this ongoing dialogue and follow-up that built trust between the two companies.
The MOU was signed March 27, 2018 in Beijing at the 19th China International Petroleum & Petrochemical Technology and Equipment Exhibition Gala Event by Ms. Michelle Cotton, President of Solstice, and Mr. Yong (Sunny) Liu, President and General Manager of AOJOA. The signing of the MOU was witnessed by Mr. Ron Hoffmann, Senior Representative for the Asia Pacific Basin, Government of Alberta. Ms. Cotton and Mr. Liu look forward to future successes and are optimistic about the prospects of further partnership growth as China’s soil remediation market continues to expand and develop.
Shanghai AOJOA Ecology and Environment Technology Co. Ltd., founded in 2012, is an early practitioner in the field of environmental remediation in China. The company’s mission statement is “Better Environment, Better Life”. It specializes in project consulting, engineering construction, technical services, equipment manufacturing, and reagent R&D and production services relating to the ecological environment. AOJOA provides third-party ecological environmental remediation services to governments, enterprises, environmental companies, and other clients.
In 2017, AOJOA Environment was listed in the Shanghai high-tech enterprise directory. With advanced technologies and equipment, and with rich experience in project implementation and management, AOJOA has integrated the world’s leading environmental technologies and management concepts in site remediation, petroleum pollution control, renovation of black and malodorous rivers and lakes, sludge disposal, and solid waste recycling. Its core competence in these areas has enabled AOJOA to develop rapidly in the domestic ecological environmental market. Since 2005, the AOJOA team has participated in dozens of large-scale, iconic eco-environmental remediation projects in different provinces and cities across the country, including the Beijing Olympics and the Shanghai World Expo. Through its untiring efforts, more than 250 ecological remediation projects were completed by the end of 2017 in over 25 provinces and municipalities in China.
At present, AOJOA has completely mastered and applied more than 20 mainstream technologies in the field of remediation. It has accumulated more than 200 sets of professional special equipment, three series of high-efficiency bio-agents, and hundreds of engineers and technicians, with an annual soil remediation capacity of more than 5 million cubic meters. AOJOA has established long-term, stable, strategic, and cooperative relationships with more than 200 companies, such as central enterprises, state-owned enterprises, publicly traded environmental firms, and foreign-funded enterprises.
Michelle Cotton, BSc, PAg
President / Sr. Environmental Scientist
Solstice Canada Corp.