Re-crushing the rubble for further use
The explosion in August 2020 caused massive destruction of buildings and infrastructure. The donated equipment included Lokotrack® LT106 mobile jaw crusher and two Lokotrack® ST4.8 mobile screens. In addition to the equipment, Metso Outotec will provide training and technical support to operate the equipment.
The donated units will be used to clear up the explosion waste, manage the rubble as well as to recycle and produce aggregates for reconstruction. The Beirut municipality has agreed that building waste such as concrete, steel, glass, and household waste can be brought to the waste yard that is located less than a kilometer away from the explosion epicenter. The materials crushed with our units will be shipped from the site to fill the nearby quarries in the mountains and to be reused in the rehabilitation of gardens and pavements. This is in line with our aim to support UNICEF’s vision in sustainability. From the health and safety perspective, the safety features of our units also help keeping the people at work safe.