Morocco: Cambi has signed a contract to supply the first thermal hydrolysis process (THP) plant in Morocco for a wastewater treatment facility currently under construction in the port city of Safi.
The project is being developed by the OCP Group, the world leader in the phosphate fertilizer market and a global player in plant nutrition, which will use the treated effluent for industrial process water.
“We look forward to working on this important project in Safi, our first one in Morocco and Africa to process sewage sludge. The contract illustrates how thermal hydrolysis may support water-stressed municipalities to become more efficient and resilient, in synergy with the right ecosystem of technologies”, remarked Cambi Group CEO Eirik Fadnes.
OCP Group’s sustainability policies have played an essential role in technology selection for the Safi facility, aiming to reduce its carbon footprint significantly. As in all Cambi projects, the THP plant will increase renewable biogas production and improve biosolids quality.
JESA Building and Infrastructure SA is Cambi’s contractual partner to deliver a container-sized THP system, steam boiler, sludge silo, feed pumps, and digester coolers, all scheduled for commissioning in 2023.
Cambi is a global technology and solutions supplier for sustainable biosolids management at wastewater treatment plants. Since 1992, Cambi has developed a patented and proven core technology, built strong marketing, sales, and support capabilities, and a portfolio of well-performing thermal hydrolysis plants in 25 countries on all continents. The thermal hydrolysis process increases biogas output, reduces greenhouse gas emissions, and destroys pathogens and other harmful substances, enabling the production of excellent quality organic fertilizers and various soil products. Cambi is listed on Euronext Growth Oslo, a multilateral trading facility and part of Euronext, the largest stock exchange platform in Europe.
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