Ramky Enviro Engineers Limited has bagged a project from United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), Austria.

REEL will be working with Kinetrics International Inc., Canada on the project to be implemented for Bhilai Steel Plant.

The project seeks to provide "Sound Environmental Management and Final Disposal of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs)" in accordance with the Stockholm Convention.

The project was bagged against stiff competition from established International companies. It envisages setting up of an ultra modern automated plant using Non-combustion technology for the decontamination of PCB Oil, PCB Contaminated Oils, and wastes and used power transformers. This will be the first of its kind in India.

This is a turnkey project where in Ramky Enviro Engineers will be responsible for technology, supply and installation of the project facilities, testing, commissioning and training of plant personnel.

Project will be implemented in Bhilai Steel Plant located in Chhattisgarh State. The tenure of the project is two years. Detailed Engineering and project implementation will be done in-house by REEL.

UNIDO is funding this project under Global Environmental Facility (GEF). The $ 4.2 million project is expected to create capacity for disposal of Polychlorinated Biphenyls in future.

The Stockholm Convention is a global treaty to protect human health and the environment from persistent organic pollutants (POPs). Over 150 countries signed the Convention.

Ramky Enviro Engineers is part of the Rs. 7000 crore Ramky Group.

rishikumar.vundi@thehindu.co.in

(This article was published on September 25, 2012)
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