~250 t of contaminated
sludge and wood
Safety special conditions
The client produces oil off the coast of Mauritania and generates, regular volumes of sludge that are stored in big-bags before disposal. The client’s production of hazardous and potentially NORM-contaminated wastes (NORM = naturally occurring radioactive material) reached over 250t. They required a high reactivity and strong expertise in segregation and characterisation techniques to assure safe disposal and compliance with environmental regulations.
Integrated offer to ensure safe disposal
Veolia's dedicated company, ASTERALIS, has a high level of expertise at every step of the process - from the waste handling and analysis to the final disposal. State-of-the-art mobile equipment used by highly qualified personnel allowed the characterisation of soils, installations of pipes and tanks, and handling of wastes, sludge, and other samples in a limited time.
Benefits for our client
- Integrated offer from the detection of the waste nature up to the final disposal and treatment
- Reduced transportation, disposal and treatment costs
- Ensured radioprotection controls and radiological mapping during all steps of operations
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