In a prestigious project that could open up opportunities in the international market, Enviro, Thermax's air pollution control division has signed a contract worth USD 19.85 million with a cement company in Egypt.
The biggest export order for its air pollution business, Thermax will replace and retrofit their existing electrostatic precipitators with state-of-the-art fabric filters bringing the unit in line with the country's latest air pollution control norms. The turnkey project that includes supply and installation will reduce emissions to 20 mg /nm3 (normal cubic meters).
This cement company is part of Egyptian group, owned by an Italian parent company. The project is part of the Egyptian Pollution Abatement Project (EPAP-II). Enviro won this contract through an elaborate international competitive bidding process under guidelines issued by the World Bank.