Bee`ah Project - 75 tph Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) System Retrofit Sharjah, UAE - Case Study
Bee’ah’s major retrofit to the company’s Sharjah Material Recovery Facility, designed, manufactured and installed by BHS, was completed in April 2017. The facility is now the largest in the Middle East, with the capacity to process more than 500,000 tonnes of municipal solid waste (MSW) annually. The retrofit upgraded capacity and automation, increasing recovery and total diversion.
BHS implemented its latest and most advanced technologies, including BHS Bag Breakers and Tri-Disc screens, Nihot air separators and NRT In-Flight Sorting brand optical sorters. BHS Tri-Disc screens replaced trommel screens to improve separation efficiency, decrease energy consumption and increase throughput. BHS screens are boosting the recovery of organic materials by 50% to 600 tonnes per day. The system’s throughput expanded from 68 tonnes per hour (tph) to more than 75 tph.
Nihot Single Drum Separators separate heavy items such as bulky metals and inert materials from lighter, high-value recoverables such as fiber and containers. Film recovery is increased by 100% with the BHS FiberPure film recovery system that utilizes NRT SpydIR optical sorters and Nihot rotary air separators. The NRT SpydIR optical sorter is increasing PET recovery by 15%. The BHS Total Control controls package integrates pre-existing and new equipment, empowering the entire system with advanced SCADA technology.
Commenting on the contract, Daker El Rabaya, MD of Waste Processing, Treatment and Disposal Bee’ah said; “BHS is selected according to stringent criteria, including technical know-how and manufacturing experience, to ensure their products, methodological knowledge and business strategies match Bee’ah’s high standards."
Material Captured: Equipment Utilized
- Mixed Paper: BHS Bag Breaker (2)
- PET: BHS Debris Roll Screen (5)
- HDPE-N: Nihot Single Drum Separator (2)
- HDPE-C: BHS Polishing Screen (2)
- Mixed Plastics: NRT SpydIR (2)
- Aluminum: Eddy Current Separator
- Ferrous Metals: Conveyors
- Film: Magnets
- Organic Material: BHS Controls Package