Sultanate of Oman’s first tyre recycling plant opens

  • Date: 30-Aug-2023
  • Source: Zawya
  • Sector:Industrial
  • Country:Oman
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Sultanate of Oman’s first tyre recycling plant opens

The Sultanate of Oman's first tyre recycling plant opened under the auspices of Qais bin Mohammed al Yousef Minister of Commerce, Industry and Investment Promotion in the presence of other dignitaries, officials, and local community members in Saham on Monday.

Initiated by Global Recycle LLC, a subsidiary of Tinna Rubber and Infrastructure Limited, India, a leading player in the recycling industry, in cooperation with Dr Hilal Nasser Mansoor al Rawahi, a local partner, the facility is equipped with the latest technology and operated by a highly skilled team to process 6000 metric tonnes of discarded tyres annually will contribute to reducing the environmental impact of waste tyres, a challenge faced by many nations.

Speaking to the Observer, Dr Hilal bin Nasser bin Mansoor al Rawahi, Managing Partner of the project, said that the recycling plant signifies technological advancement and demonstrates Oman's dedication to becoming a regional leader in sustainable practices.

"This initiative to process tonnes of used tyres annually is a manifestation towards the national commitment to minimising waste and conserving valuable resources while producing constructive, developmental products," he added.

Gaurav Sekhri, Joint Managing Director of the initiative, notified that Oman's most advanced tyre recycling plant aligns perfectly with its mission to create a