Industrial visit to Be’ah
A batch of sixteen-advanced diploma – Electrical Power Engineering students and one faculty coordinator visited the industry Be’ah, an Oman Environmental Services Holding Company on October 1, 2017 from 10 am to 12 noon.
Mr. Nasir Al-Mawli, the Head of operations, addressed the students and introduced the land-sill site. Its objective being the reduction of carbon emission. The company works as per the International Standards of US Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) & International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
Mr. Ahmed Al Qatabi, one of the Engineers, gave a detailed presentation about the functioning of the unit. He explained the 7 step process which are the following:
- Weigh bridge facility
- Land fill cell
- HDPE protection
- Gas collection
- Leachate collection
- Cap cover.
Later he showed the working of the Carbon dioxide meter, which comprises of an infrared gas sensor and a chemical gas sensor that is used to monitor the quality of air.
During the session, the students interacted with the Engineer very effectively, particularly about the pumps and control units.
After the session, the students were taken to visit the site. The students visited the weight bridge facility, electrical workshop, leachate collection area and finally the land fill site.
They were briefed on handling the materials and detailed on the leachate pumps & motors, that were used to remove the leachate.
All the students expressed their thanks to the officials for the opportunity given. This visit was highly useful for the students.