• Register

Kala Compost to strengthen presence in Batinah region following participation in Omani Product Exhibition in Sohar

Oman: Monday, October 03 - 2011 @ 13:03

Kala Compost is an environmentally friendly product that is now becoming increasingly popular and used for agriculture, landscaping and for individual gardens.

As a product Kala Compost was introduced to the market only in December 2010, but is already proving a great success for farmers, landscaping contractors and home gardeners who are able to benefit from a product that boosts soil fertility, helps protect against soil erosion and creates more green areas in Oman.

Haya Water had a team at the exhibition to interact with visitors and said they had a highly positive response to the benefits of the products and were able to build new business relationships with Sohar Development Office and a number of farmers keen to benefit from using Kala Compost.

The company has now also appointed two new local dealers to market the product – Noor Al Khaleej Al-Arabi Trading and Sohar Trading, Transport and Cont. Est. with negotiations underway to establish two more points of sale for customers in the Batinah region.

Commenting on their successful participation at the event, Kala Senior Composting Unit manager Wasfi Abumughli said: “We were very encouraged by the response of farmers and other visitors to our stand during the exhibition and there was a huge amount of interest in securing the supply of a locally produced and environmentally friendly compost product. We are confident that we will be able to grow our business in the Batinah area and anticipate good demand from the farming community in the region and from municipal authorities as well.”

Haya has developed its Kala Composting plant, that is located at Al Multaqa in Amerat, to enable the efficient re-use of sewage biosolids, and green waste enable their conversion to compost that can be used for agriculture, landscaping and for individual gardens.

The positive environmental impact of the project was recognised earlier this year when the company was awarded the prestigious OER “Green Footprint” award for its Kala Composting Plant.

As a result today 100 per cent of all sewage biosolids generated by the company’s water reuse treatment plants is now treated and converted to compost – instead of being dumped into a landfill site as had been the practice in the past.

The capacity of the plant to deal with a wide range of other waste also means that some companies are now sending their waste to Kala Composting Plant instead of dumping in landfill sites – something that can contribute to creating greenhouse gases – especially methane.

The OER Green Footprint award recognizes companies who have made a substantial contribution in Oman to introducing technologies and innovations that ensure their projects have a wholly positive impact on the environment.

As a company Haya Water is fully committed to serving society in Muscat by delivering a world-class water reuse project that will make Muscat a better city and produce environmentally friendly products like Kala Compost.

Today's Top Stories

Posted by

Monday, October 3- 2011 @ 13:03 UAE local time (GMT+4) Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Mediaquest FZ LLC.

AME Info Services

Business DirectoryVIEW ALL

Search by name

Search by industry

Browse alphabetically


Search for jobs

Latest Jobs