Jabal Omar Development

Jabal Omar Development
Saudi Arabia
Project executed by
Envac Middle East FZE
Project status
Saudi Arabia / Hotel

The project in short

The Jabal Omar Development is located within the centre of the city of Makkah. The site, which covers an area of approx. 23 ha area near the courtyard on the western side of The Grand Mosque, facing the western side of the Haram.

The project involves construction of 37 towers including residential towers, 40 hotels, a retail concourse, 58,000 square metres prayer areas, a 2,000-seat conference hall, and related facilities.

The project will be implemented in three phases. Phase I will include nine towers with hotels and residential apartments, phase II includes towers, four hotels and 72 apartments while details of phase III are yet to be revealed.

During the Holy month of Ramadan and Eid’s, occupation rates increase several hundred percent as does the generation of waste.

The Envac solution

The Envac solution consists of 4 independent sets of waste collection plant all co located at 1 collection room and a combination of Envac’s standard waste inlets and our screw tank solution. The latter increasing each systems temporary storage capability to meet the needs of daily peak periods.

When operational; the 4 Envac systems will be capable of, temporary storage and automatic collection and transportation of 110 Tonnes of mixed waste per day, thereby significantly enhancing the pilgrim experience by making the environment, cleaner, safer, and more aesthetically pleasing.           


Basic project information
CountrySaudi Arabia
Project startup2011
Project completed2014
Basic system data
Type of systemStationary Vacuum System
System subtypeSVS 500
Application areasHotel
Final capacity per day100 tons per day
Area size34 towers
Number of fractions1
Number of inlets50
Type of wasteGeneral waste / Rest