The French company Indra, which is dedicated to the recycling and re-employment of motor vehicles and Deloitte SAS (French subsidiary of the British company Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited) was chosen by the Moroccan state for an 8-month mission .
First of all, a main mission of 5 months to establish a diagnosis of the Moroccan situation in all 12 Regions to gauge the situation of end-of-life vehicles in Morocco. The second stage, lasting 5 months, should allow to establish a master plan determining the target organization as well as various action plans in collaboration with the Moroccan government.
“Winning this tender in Morocco offers us a great opportunity to support a country in the organization of its car recycling sector. We are proud to have been selected and to work on this major project which will certainly open the way to other countries of the continent. This also shows Indra Automobile Recycling’s acknowledged expertise beyond France’s borders, “explains Loïc Bey-Rozet, General Manager of Indra Automobile Recycling.
The ultimate goal is the creation of a legal system for the treatment of end-of-life vehicles.
The first of the 6 new Liebherr LH 60 M Industry Litronic handling machines from phase IV / Tier 4f was added to the machine park of the Austrian company Voestalpine Stahl GmbH in Linz. The company, which specialises in steel strips, heavy plates and casting products, operates a 100,000 m2 scrapyard, where around 6 million tonnes of steel circulate each year.
This 6 new machines will be mainly used for unloading carriages, sorting scrap and loading nearly 180 scrap charging boxes daily.
The Italian brand Iveco announced the next delivery of 50 Crealis GNV powered with natural gas for the Ivorian society of the Abidjan Transport Sotra. These machines are part of a procurement plan of 450 buses including 400 Crossway LE, also powered with natural gas. It aims reducing CO² emissions at around 15% and an almost nonexistent level of particle emissions. For Sylvain Blaise, Vice-President of Iveco and Head of Iveco Bus, this next operation is « a victory for the whole chain of natural gas, which enables us to meet the needs of the cities».
President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi has engaged his country in the implementation of a huge project of water treatment and desalination.
This mega project, with an estimated cost of € 3.3 billion, will be the largest in the country’s history and will ensure the supply of drinking water to nearly 94.8 million Egyptians.
“Water for agriculture and drinking must be guaranteed for all Egyptians,” Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said, “We will not allow a water scarcity to occur in Egypt. We must not only keep our share of the Nile, but also use our share to the maximum.