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REEL partnership with AH Investment to launch Medical and Hazardous waste treatment plant

Mumbai: Ramky Enviro Engineers Limited (REEL), a leading provider of comprehensive environment management services in India as well as Asia, signed a ten-year contract with ‘The Center of Waste Management’ (CWM-TADWEER) in Abu Dhabi. The project is a part of CWM-TADWEER’s initiative to promote sustainable waste management in an environmentally friendly waste treatment complex named ‘Eco Park’.

In the opening ceremony, H.E Salem Al Kaabi, Director-General of Tadweer announced that Ecopark is set up with an investment of AED100 million. One of the facilities is owned &operated by Al Ahlia waste treatment LLC, which is a joint venture firm of Ramky Enviro Engineers Middle East FZLLC and AH Investment Abu Dhabi. The project aims at managing the medical and hazardous waste in Abu Dhabi and Al Dhafra Region.

H.E Salem Al Kaabialso announced that the waste treatment facility for treating and disposing of 7,500 tons/annum of bio-medical & hazardous waste by establishing a rotary incinerator for the treatment of medical and hazardous waste in the Abu Dhabi region. The site for treatment and disposal facility is located roughly 70 Km from Abu Dhabi city.

As per the terms of the agreement, Al Ahlia Waste Treatment LLC will be responsible for carrying out multiple facilities such as:

• Collection of Biomedical waste from various health care centers and hazardous waste from industries
• Transportation of the wastes to the facility and its storage prior to its disposal
• Installation and operation of a Rotary kiln incineration system
• Fully automated Stabilization plant
• R&D center & Laboratory for hazardous waste treatment & recycling
• An Engineered Landfill (Class – 1) for waste disposal, and
• Other required infrastructure for the operation of the plant

Speaking on the eve of Tadweer Ecopark's inauguration, through Video Conference, Mr. Goutham Reddy, Managing Director, Ramky Enviro Engineers Ltd. said, “We would like to congratulate TADWEER for establishing the Eco Park under which there are a number of waste management facilities. We as Ramky are Proud to be associated with TADWEER and the Eco Park. This is our second biggest waste management plant in UAE and we are extremely proud to be associated with the newest project that is aimed at promoting sustainable development in Abu Dhabi. Ever since the beginning of the pandemic, it has been our constant effort to contain the spread of the disease with proper management of the COVID-19 medical waste and we committed to providing maximum safety to the city. Lastly, we would like to thank TADWEER for planning the Eco Park exceptionally well and we look forward to a continued association with Tadweer.”

The incinerators and medical and hazardous waste treatment plants in Abu Dhabi’s Eco Park is Ramky Enviro’s first and the biggest facility in Abu Dhabi, whereas, a few months ago, the company has also established a material waste recycling facility in Dubai.

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