Wednesday, April 29, 2009


ZOOMLION Ghana Limited, a waste management company, has provided bulbs for streetlight rehabilitation project and refuse containers at the Sunyani Magazine (Light Industrial Area). The company has also removed refuse dump from the area.
The Brong Ahafo Regional Operations Supervisor of Zoomlion, Mr Benjamin Ason, made this known at a ceremony when the cpmpany handed over 10-seater water closet toilet facility with an overhead tank and bathrooms to the Sunyani Municipal Branch of the Ghana National Association of Garages (GNAG) at Sunyani Magazine.
The facility, under the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MOTI) Domestic Trade and Industrial Management Services Project (DOTIP), seeks to improve environmental sanitation at the workplace. The project, funded by MOTI, was executed by Zoomlion.
Mr Ason said the project would go a long way to improve sanitation in the area. He added that Zoomlion had also provided streetlight bulbs for use at Techiman Magazine, while a toilet facility had been provided for the Dormaa Ahenkro Magazine under the project.  
Mr Ason said with the hand over of the project to the garages association, the management of the facility was now in the hands of the beneficiaries but gave the assurance that Zoomlion would assist them with the necessary detergents and disinfectants to enable them to keep the facility clean at all times.
He charged the management committee of the facility to ensure its proper maintenance and management to increase the lifespan of the facility and gave the assurance that Zoomlion would continue to partner all organisations and groups whose objective was to keep a healthy and a clean environment.
The Chairman of the Sunyani Municipal Garages Association, Mr George Baafi-Mensah, thanked Zoomlion and MOTI for the facility , stating that it would enhance environmental sanitation in the area.
He appealed to the relevant departments and agencies responsible for the reshaping and tarring of the magazine roads to speed up with the work and also extend water to the area.
Mr Baafi Mensah also renewed the appeal to the Regional Co-ordinating Council (RCC) to work fast at the new site for the Sunyani Light Industrial Area at old Abesim, near Sunyani, to be relocated.
Present at the ceremony was Mr Kwame Gariba, the Head of Northern Sector and Mr Nicholas Ofori, the Deputy Regional Operations Supervisor of Zoomlion.                                   

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