SOCAR signs contract within project of reconstruction of waste recycling center (PHOTO)
Azerbaijan, Baku, May 20 / Trend, E.Ismayilov /
SOCAR (State Oil Company of Azerbaijan) and American Company MI LLC signed a contract for the preparation of a feasibility study for the reconstruction of SOCAR's centre for waste recycling and establishing waste management system in Baku.
The document was signed by SOCAR vice-president on ecological issues Soltan Aliyev, MI vice-president MI Sven Maikranz.
The feasibility study will be prepared within six months, after which SOCAR independently will carry out operations on the reconstruction of the centre.
Within preparation of the feasibility study it is envisaged to choose appropriate technologies for processing depending on the amount of waste formed as a result of activity of SOCAR's enterprises.
Maikranz said during the signing ceremony that the special attention will be focused on not waste recycling, but their re-processing.
Operations on the project of waste management system of SOCAR and reconstruction of the centre for waste recycling are realized within the grant agreement signed between SOCAR and U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) worth $572,000. The agreement was signed August 13 in 2009.