Thu, 04 Mar 2021 - 02:10 GMT
Thu, 04 Mar 2021 - 02:10 GMT
CAIRO – 4 March 2021: Bee’ah Company commenced waste management and city cleaning operations in Egypt's New Administrative Capital, marking the milestone launch in the upcoming transformational hub.
Bee’ah, was awarded the contract in 2020 to support Egypt’s new megacity, which will be the Middle East’s transformative new cultural and economic metropolis housing an estimated 6.5 million people once all development phases have been completed.
On Tuesday, Egypt's Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad met with officials of Bee'ah, a UAE-based sustainability and environmental services company, to review the company's business plan in the New Administrative Capital (NAC).
“We are pleased to announce the commencement of our large-scale operations at Egypt’s New Administrative Capital in partnership with the Administrative Capital for Urban Development. It is an immense honour for Bee’ah to be selected as the waste management partner for Egypt’s Administrative Capital for Urban Development and work closely together to achieve an 80 percent waste diversion rate through an integrated waste management approach and advanced recycling facilities,” Chairman of the Board of Directors at Bee’ah, Salim bin Mohamed Al Owais, said.
Al Owais referred that his company looks forward to strengthening our ties with Egypt’s government, and seek ways to further cooperation for a sustainable future in Egypt,”
“Egypt, as a country of cultural and economic significance steeped in history, is a strategic market for Bee’ah. Through this partnership, we are keen to introduce sustainable solutions for the New Administrative Capital, wider Egypt and beyond,” CEO of Bee’ah Khaled Al Huraimel added, thanking the Administrative Capital for Urban Development for its support and trust in our capabilities and reiterate our commitment to integrating a sustainable approach with the latest technologies to support the Capital in realizing its vision of becoming a smart, sustainable regional hub of the future.”
As part of Egypt Vision 2030, the New Administrative Capital is an iconic project that will attract new foreign investment, drive economic development in modern Egypt and promote Egypt’s cultural revival. The new city will become Egypt’s new administrative and financial capital, housing main government departments, ministries and foreign embassies. Supporting Egypt’s vision, Bee’ah’s expertise and advanced environmental management services will contribute to the sustainable performance of the New Administrative Capital.
In the city’s first phase of development, Bee’ah’s services will cater to an estimated 2 million residents, through an initial workforce of thousands. Hundreds of vehicles will be deployed for city cleaning and waste management including the electric waste collection units, mobile pest control system, vacuum machines vehicles, rapid response vehicles, and more.
To achieve an 80 percent waste diversion rate target, Bee’ah Egypt’s facilities include a refuse-derived fuel facility and a medical waste facility. Across the Administrative Capital, Bee’ah is introducing advanced waste and recycling systems with more than 30,000 waste collection points.