Environment is applied to all settings where life is going on. A plethora of external physical factors and living creatures that are in interaction with each other comprise the environment while affecting the growth and development of living creatures.
Environment in industries
The Environment Department in industries play a vital role in the preservation of water, soil, and air and seek to not only prevent them from pollution, but also provide a safe environment for their living.
Optimal consumption of raw materials, resources and energy in order to minimize the production costs, protecting the environment, and preventing the pollutions have been defined as the policies of the company. The following actions are underway in line with these goals:
Identification of sources of pollution and pollutants, suggesting ways to control these sources of pollution, oversight of good segregation, recycling and disposal of a variety of waste in compliance with rules, regulations and circulars submitted to the company by Department of Environment, identifying the environmental aspects and effects and checking the their control and oversight strategies, periodical monitoring of the sources of wastewater, air and soil contamination sources, on the basis of self-declared instructions of the company to the Department of Environment, measuring the level of wastewater emissions, air and soil. Performing environment audits and inspections of the units, as well as industrial and non-industrial areas.
Actions and plans underway in the Environment Department:
Deployment of ISO 14001 (2004) Environment Standard;
Hybridizing the burners with the goal of replacing the consumption of fuel oil (mazut oil) with the consumption of natural gas in line with the goal of energy management and reduction of pollutions resulting from fossil fuels;
Erection of a filter and electric filter units on smokestacks in order to control particles emitted from smokestacks in line with the goal of air pollution reduction.
Monitoring and measuring the environmental parameters of smokestack emissions and taking controlling measures needed;
Monitoring and measuring the waste-water treatment plant emissions and comparing the results with the standard levels and taking any control measures needed at the pertinent department.
Performing environmental audits, and development plan in RED MUD Tailings Dam.
Construction of a wastewater treatment plant and using the output water for irrigating the greeneries;
Drip-irrigation establishment project in order to reduce water consumption in part of the greenery;
Managing the waste produced in operational units and bauxite and limestone sections;
Paper saving and reduction of wastepaper production by setting up the administrative automation unit;
Elevating the environmental culture of the personnel of the complex with delivering training courses to them;
Implementation of the Fifth Nationwide Development Plan Article 192 by installing online measurement systems on smokestack outlets;
Construction and development of Batlegolghermez Dam.