The academia – industry collaboration plays an important role by encouraging new ideas and innovative research projects. Mr. Ahmed Suhail Al Naqeeb, Director of HR and H&S of Carmeuse Majan LLC (SFZ) invited a team from SCT- Engineering Department for an initial meeting with Carmeuse Majan team to discuss project collaboration with the company through students’ project. The collaborative project aims to determine the applications of rejected lime & waste materials and reprocess into new products.
Carmeuse Majan is part of Carmeuse Group, Belgium company is the leading global producer of lime and limestone products. The Carmeuse Group has production facilities in Europe, North America and Africa.
The second meeting took place at SCT- Engineering office presided by Dr. Ali Rafeet, Head of Engineering Department. The meeting discussed the various project proposals through detailed process such as recycling of polypropylene for container and gardening tools, converting the rejected lime into hydrated lime for water and soil treatment and blending of cement.
As a part of Carmeuse Group activity the company plans to actively engage the students to research, analyze, formulate etc. on the project for providing the most effective and efficient solution that meets predefined criteria. Through this scheme the company plans to conduct a project competition for the Engineering students and award the most excellent quality project.
Dr. Ali Rafeet thanked the industry guests from Carmeuse Majan and conveyed his wish of strengthening the academia-industry project collaboration.