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Multi-million Hazardous Waste Facility under Construction in Hoima

The construction of a multi-million dollar hazardous waste management site has kicked off in Nyamasoga village, viagra Buseruka Sub County, treat Hoima District.

Speaking to a team of journalist under the Albertine Oil Reporters over the weekend at African Centre for Media Excellence, in Bunga, Mr. Grant Caroline , the EnviroServ team leader said, “This is a joint venture between EnviroServ International, a South African based company and Green Albertine, a Ugandan based company”

According to Mr. Grant, the first 4000 cubic meters waste bank that is set to handle over 40 tons of waste per day will be ready by the end of October.

Asked if they had already signed a contract with some potential companies to handle their waste, Grant said the process is in high gears though he could not disclose the details.

Jennifer Bangirana, Country Manager, Enviroserv revealed that the 52% venture holding deal in favor of Enviroserv, Uganda against 48% for the Green Albertine will see an investment of $20million in the first phase of the project.

“We shall employ 40 people, both skilled and unskilled, for our full operation” Bangirana noted, adding that, “Priority will be given to the locals in the area by involving local council authority in the area to identify those interested and able to do the work.”

In a reference document from National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), EnviroServe Uganda Limited is one besides four other companies including, Strategic Logistics limited, White Nile Consults Limited and McAlister Energy Resources Limited licensed to construct and operate waste management facilities to handle oil drilling waste as Uganda moves towards production.

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