In order to establish contact and motivate new companies to join the METABUILD project, a business forum was held on “Resource Efficient Cleaner Production (RECP) & its benefits for metal industries” at Hotel Bonanza, CDA avenue, Nasirabad, Chittagong, Bangladesh on 27 July, 2017.
The objective of the forum was to present an overview of the METABUILD project and explore opportunities for metal industries. Resource Efficient Cleaner Production (RECP) & its benefits for metal industries were also explained.
The Secretary General and 12 member companies of Chittagong Steel Re-rolling Mills Owners Association participated in the forum. The event was presided by Mr. Habib Mohiuddin, Managing Director of Asia Group of Industries. Mr. Rajat Batra, Senior Technical Expert (STENUM Asia Sustainable Development Society, India), briefed the company owners/representatives on how the project is going to support them in the technical field. Moreover the companies which are already engaged with the project shared their experiences.
As an outcome of the forum, eight companies have signed MoUs (Memorandum of Understanding) to join the METABUILD project. Other companies also expressed their interest to join the project and indicated that they will sign an MoU and the application form later on.
News coverage of the event was broadcasted on Boishakhi TV, Bangladesh on 27 July, 2017. Two local newspapers also covered the event.
News article published in Daily Purbokone, Bangladesh on 28 July, 2017
News article published in Daily Bonik Barta, Bangladesh on 28 July, 2017