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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 108

Triumphal provides latest New Zealand Technology to manufacture Barmac Sand [M -Sand] in Sri Lanka

Sunil C. Perera - Reporting from Colombo

Colombo, 15 March, (Asiantribune.com): The local contractors will say good-bye to river sand and welcome newly developed Manufactured Sand / Barmac Sand from local quarry owners to construct their buildings, roads and mega infrastructure development projects without violating Environmental laws of Sri Lanka.  Altaf Halil , a local Engineer who manages Triumphal Trading and Consultancy Services Ltd now provides Barmac technology and Manufactured Sand Crushers in Sri Lanka . Altaf Halil , a local Engineer who manages Triumphal Trading and Consultancy Services Ltd now provides Barmac technology and Manufactured Sand Crushers in Sri Lanka .

Barmac - a New Zealand machine maker who produced manufactured sand, Barmac machines are now in Sri Lanka to guide quarry owners to manufacture manufactured sand with the latest technology.

Altaf Halil , a local Engineer who manages Triumphal Trading and Consultancy Services Ltd now provides Barmac technology and Manufactured Sand Crushers in Sri Lanka and plans to assist manufacture of Manufactured sand / Barmac Sand [M -Sand ].

This is a product of the local quarry industry, which is an unorganized industry in the country, he explained.

According to the Triumphal , almost all countries have adopted this technology to end their natural river sand problem due environmental impact.

Sri Lankan government also banned collecting sand from rivers due to environmental impact and a number of Sand collectors and construction companies have badly affected due to this decision.Barmac - a New Zealand machine maker who produced manufactured sand, Barmac machines are now in Sri Lanka to guide quarry ownersBarmac - a New Zealand machine maker who produced manufactured sand, Barmac machines are now in Sri Lanka to guide quarry owners

However Barmac sand crushers provide ample solution to end river sand problem and it is a new business and employment generation area for Sri Lanka, said Mr.Halil, who wish to corporate with the government of Sri Lanka to jointly initiate manufactured sand manufacturing project.

I will meet local legislators to discuss about this project and bring all local quarry owners under one umbrella, he said.

According to the available statistics , Sri Lanka needs over 15 million cubes of sand per annum and most of sand collectors are illegally collecting sand from rivers and make number of environmental impacts.However , the Barmac technology could manufacture high quality Manufactured Sand & Aggregates and the contractors can use M -Sand for all construction processes .

It is better than river sand and cheapest sand in the world, he said.

According to the manufacturing process, the quarry owners or any other interested parties can invest to install M -Sand crusher and the investment would be returned within a maximum of two year period, Mr.Halil explained.

He said Sri Lanka has over 2500 quarry owners and his plan is to organize these quarry owners under one umbrella to manufacture high quality M -Sand and aggregates.

Replying questions, he said the quarry owners can manufacture a single cube of Manufactured sand / Barmac sand at Rs.1500.

Triumphal Trading plans to setup its pilot M -Sand crusher at the Western province and hopes to display and an aware quarry owners.

My aim is to popular this technology in Sri Lanka and reduce sand prices, which is skyrocketed at present and increase quality of construction he said.

The use of M -sand is increasing year by year in other countries.

Barmac technology and experience in designing, applying and servicing autogenously crushers in an extensive variety of applications has enabled design staff to produce a crusher which meets the market's need for producing increasing quantities of material to required specifications.

Jim Macdonald, a sailor who born in Wellington and served in second world war two invented quarry sand crusher and later proceeded with the invaluable help of Gib Stuart.

Now Barmac has over 30 year experience on manufacturing of M-Sand and producing of M-Sand crushing machines, he said.

- Asian Tribune -

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