Methanex Egypt received the International Council for Small Business (ICSB) Humane Entrepreneurship Award for the company’s contributions to the enrichment of micro, small and medium-sized enterprise (MSME) culture in Damietta, where the company operates its methanol production plant. John Floren, Methanex Corporation Chief Executive Officer accepted the award on behalf of Methanex Egypt.
Methanex Egypt and the International Labour Organization (ILO) signed a two-year partnership agreement that will see the ILO’s flagship project ‘Decent Jobs for Egypt’s Young People’ (“DJEP”), funded by Canada, extended to Damietta, where the company operates its methanol production plant. Methanex Egypt will fund the project in Damietta through a $1,000,000 donation to the ILO. The signing ceremony took place at the Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation, attended by H.E. Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Dr.
Methanex in Egypt and ECHEM organized a Process Safety Management (PSM) workshop titled “Enabling Egypt’s process safety journey.” Held under the auspices of the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, the workshop was attended by ECHEM Chairman Mr. Saad Helal, and Methanex in Egypt CEO and Managing Director Mr. Mohamed Shindy along with over 200 leaders and executives of the petrochemicals and downstream oil & gas industry in Egypt.
The Egyptian Petrochemicals Holding company (ECHEM) and Methanex in Egypt celebrated the achievement of a new milestone through the delivery of 500,000 tonnes of methanol to the domestic market. Attending the event was Methanex Corporation, CEO Mr. John Floren, Methanex Corporation, Senior Vice President for Corporate Resources, Mr. Brad Boyd, ECHEM Chairman Mr. Saad Helal, and Methanex in Egypt CEO and Managing Director Mr.