Under the mandate of SDC, Skat contributed to the introduction of energy-efficient and environmentally friendly brick production technology to the Pakistani brick sector.
Name of Staff involved and functions performed:
Programme Director: Karl Wehrle
Project Manager: Daniel Wyss
Project Officer: Marianne Pecnik (Head of the Project Team in Pakistan)
Name of Client:
Description of the Project:
Implementing a technology transfer project, introducing energy efficient and environmental friendly brick production technology to the Pakistani brick sector.
Objective: To reduce CO2 emissions and to improve the working conditions within the building material industry of Pakistan
Activities: Demonstrating clean brick production methods (e.g. Vertical Brick Shaft Kiln (VSBK) technology) in Pakistan and establishing the services for its dissemination
Results: Private Pakistani brick entrepreneurs invest in cleaner production technology.
Skat provided the following services:
- Context assessment, project design, acquiring interested pilot entrepreneurs
- Establishing a local team of engineers for planning, engineering and construction support for brick makers interested in clean brick-making technology
- Supporting local entrepreneurs in the establishment of six pilot VSBK-shafts and in operating them.
- Building the capacities of the local team of engineers and guiding and preparing them for offering of the follow up activity as a private firm.