Civil Engineering Faculty Embarks on Industrial Visit to Jindal Shadeed Iron and Steel Company

The Civil Engineering Section of the Engineering Department at UTAS-Shinas organized a highly informative industrial visit to Jindal Shadeed Iron and Steel Company on October 29, 2023. The initiative was aimed at providing valuable insights to the faculty members of the civil section, who are actively engaged in research on the "Experimental study on the usage of Industry wastes in concrete or Asphalt pavement." The four-member team, comprising Dr. Maria Rajesh, Dr. Binumol, Ms. Wasal Khalifa Ali Al Khanbashi, and Mr. Yousuf Salim Hamdan Al Alawi, delved into the industrial processes at Jindal Shadeed Iron and Steel Company. The visit proved to be an integral part of their ongoing research, shedding light on how various wastes generated by the industry contribute to concrete and asphalt pavement.

During the visit, the faculty members had the opportunity to witness firsthand the generation process of each industry waste and understand its physical characteristics. Mr. Jaswinder Singh, Assistant General Manager (Continuous Casting), and Eng. Bushra, Civil Engineer at Jindal Shadeed Iron and Steel Company, led an insightful tour, providing comprehensive information about the plant's different departments and operational functions.

The industrial visit served as an excellent platform for the faculty members to collect crucial data and materials that will significantly enhance their research work, aligning it with the practical requirements of the industry. This experience not only enriched their understanding of the subject matter but also fostered a direct connection between academic research and real-world industrial applications. The Civil Engineering Section looks forward to further opportunities that enable its members to stay at the forefront of industry developments, ultimately contributing to the advancement of knowledge and innovation in the field..

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