Veolia acquires 'Clean It' to expand industrial services business

July 17, Queensland, Australia - Veolia, a global environmental solutions provider across water, waste and energy management, has acquired Townsville-based Clean It in northern Queensland.


Founded in 2001, Clean It is a leading privately owned industrial services company, providing a range of solutions to the resource, energy and infrastructure sectors.

Anthony Roderick, Veolia’s Group General Manager for Queensland, stated: "We are thrilled to have Clean It joining Veolia’s community. Not only are they committed to delivering a range of services within the industrial, mining and mineral sectors, Clean It are always looking for ways to tailor individual client needs in line with their business values." These qualities and Clean It’s prominent presence across the state make for an effective partnership and present additional growth opportunities across liquid, hazardous waste and industrial services for both our teams and network. 

Clean It’s Darren McKenna echoed the positive sentiment, "We look forward to joining Veolia’s global network and combining our strengths in this new journey. We believe Veolia’s leadership team, culture, and operating philosophies are the best fit for us.”

This announcement comes as the second waste acquisition within a month for Veolia.


About Veolia Australia and New Zealand:

Veolia Australia and New Zealand (Veolia) is the region’s only environmental solutions organisation with specific capabilities across water and wastewater treatment, energy management, waste and resource recovery services, and industrial cleaning and facilities maintenance services. Veolia employs over 4000 employees and operates across more than 120 locations within the region. 

About Veolia Global:

Veolia group is the global leader in optimized resource management. With over 163 000 employees
worldwide, the Group designs and provides water, waste and energy management solutions that
contribute to the sustainable development of communities and industries. Through its three
complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserve available
resources, and to replenish them.

In 2016, the Veolia group supplied 100 million people with drinking water and 61 million people with
wastewater service, produced 54 million megawatt hours of energy and converted 30 million metric
tons of waste into new materials and energy. Veolia Environnement (listed on Paris Euronext: VIE)
recorded consolidated revenue of €24.39 billion in 2016.

About Clean It:

Clean It Industrial Services is a privately owned north Queensland Company based in Townsville.
Established in 2001, Clean It has been delivering client-centric industrial cleaning services to the
highest standards and is committed to deliver cost effective solutions to clients without compromise to
safety, quality or the environment.


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Alex Loftus
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Sarah Yun
Veolia ANZ
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