EES In the Press – Gulf Industry Magazine ‘A Good Year’

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news22Few companies in the Arabian Gulf can match this Omani Company’s experience in designing, building and maintaining STP’s and RO plants

Environmental Engineering Services (EES) LLC, Oman’s specialists in the design, installation and maintenance of sewage systems, pronounced 2003 “a good year,” having secured government contracts for six sewage treatment plants (STPs) along with two-year operation and maintenance contracts for 20 existing STPs in various districts of the sultanate.

EES, a company of the Muna Noor Group, also received purchase orders for 19 incinerators from Al Safa Poultry Farm.

The current year also began promisingly, with the government awarding two STP projects in the first three months. The company has constructed around 45 STPs in various districts of Oman since 1986.

In addition to STPs and incinerators, EES has been engaged in supplying and installing reverse osmosis plants for nearly 20 years. Its technical partners for STPs are Wyatt UK, K-Pack System, India, and Hydrotechnica of Greece. It is also technically associated with the UAE’s Celar Water Equipment Company for reverse Osmosis and with Facultatieve Technologies, UK, formerly Evans Universal, UK, for incinerators.

Discussing EES activities, its manager Arjun Raha said: Based on feasibility studies, we make detailed engineering, layout and piping drawings and hydraulic flow diagrams. wefwe
“Some components such as blowers, diffusers communitors and pumps are imported from the UK. Other metal and electrical parts are procured locally for which we also use our own fabrication facilities at Techrock LLC, an associate company.

“For sewage treatment projects, EES has the ability to undertake a full turnkey job with the civil works, done by Manazel Construction, the design, erection and maintenance by EES and fabrication of metal and electrical components by Techrock,”

Manazel is another Muna Noor company and has a fully equipped workshop in the Ghallah locality of Muscat with a welding machine up to 600 amps, drilling machine of capacity 50 mm diameter, machines for hydraulic pipe bending, gas cutting, hacksaw cutting and plate rolling; lathes, grinders and a sand blasting unit.

Other divisions in the Muna Noor Group are pipes (Omanplast); Pest Control and public health; agriculture, irrigation; Science and Technology (Science & Technology Equipment (Oman) LLC; Explosives (Al Fajar Al Alamia Co – SAOG), drilling and blasting (Technical Services and Rock Blasting Co. LLC), and Omani Heritage Gallery (Not for profit).

EES has constructed sewage treatment plants for clients including the Royal Oman Police, WJ Towell, Ghubrah Guest House, Sultan’s Specila Force, the Diwan of the royal Court, Oman Cement Company, the Qaboos Hospital, Salalah; Rostaq General Hospital, the Royal Oman Symphony Orchestra and Granada Gardens.

The list also includes Sawadi Resort Hotel, Sinaw General Hospital, Al Jarjoor Fish Factory, Gulf Hotel Extension, Sur Novotel, Hilton Salalah, National Mineral Water Company-Tanuf, Petroleum Development Oman, National Pharmaceutical Industry, ROP Stables, Dream Tourist Village, Qalhat Housing Complex, the Royal Guard of Oman, Oman Fisheries Company, Khoula Hospital and Royal Oman Police Housing Complex, among other parties.

Bilad_Swweweayt-6The company has had maintenance contracts for 43 sewage treatment plants over the years.

Some 141 reverse osmosis plants have been designed, supplied, installed, tested and commissioned by EES. Most of these plants are located in the UAE, while parties from Malaysia, Kazakhstan, Yemen, Tanzania, Somalia and Libya also placed orders.

Among EES facilities is a well-equipped Laboratory at Ghubrah, also in Muscat city, where wastewater samples are analysed. The Laboratory also possesses an open channel flow meter, an automatic composite sampler and all other instruments needed for the laboratory. The company accepts samples for analysis from other sewage treatment contractors for their day-to-day operations and submits test results to the relevant authorities.

“We have constructed and commissioned sewage treatment plants for a minimum population of 20 to 30 people (eight cu m per day) to 4,000 people (1,200 cu m per day) with a provision for expansion to 6,000 people (1,800 cu m per day),” said Raha.

Originally Published in Gulf Industry Magazine.