- Consumer products & Food ingredients
Redais Sugar Project (Kenana II)
- Location : At the west bank of the White Nile river 100 KM western of the current Kenana site.
- Project Area : 150,000 acres
- State of the art corporate farm and mill.
- Raw sugar mill TCD 20.000 MT of cane/Day.
- State of the art Power Generation facilities capable of supporting project own requirement as well as supplying power to Kenana and exporting power to the National Grid.
- Production : Raw sugar, 500,000 MT/year.
- By Products : Bagasse, molasses, juice and biomass for ethanol and cane trash for cogeneration.
- Land is secured from the White Nile State Authorities.
- Bankable feasibility study is completed.
Kenana Red Sea Sugar Refinery Project
- Location : The Green Area within Port Sudan.
- A Sugar Refinery Strategically positioned in Port Sudan.
- Local and international raw sugar supply
- State of the Art Refinery – 500,000 MT capacity with potential to expand to 1 million MT
- Power generation facilities as well as water desalination plant
- Position Kenana as one of low cost sugar refiners in the region.
- Utilization of KSC’s refining knowledge gained over past 30 years.
- Take advantage of Port Sudan’s geographical advantage in terms of freight and access to all key markets such as EU, COMESA, GAFTA and Asia.
- Utilize export Access under EBA Agreement for LDCs.
- A detailed feasibility study has been finalized.
- Eridania Sadam from Italy, founding shareholder.
- Expand Current Ethanol plant of 65 Million Litre to 200 Million Litre per annum.
- Use of molasses, juice and biomass as feedstock.
- Leverage on existing ethanol production facilities.
- Continue to be the market leader in ethanol production in Sudan.
- Increasing KSC’s competitive advantage in securing feedstock through molasses and biomass.
- Positioning KSC’s as an international player in the renewable energy market.
- Initial contact with suppliers for capital costs completed.
- Ongoing study will determine portions of feedstock originating from Outgrowers, Biomass and Redais Sugar Project.
- Discussion underway with potential partner like Sojitz of Japan and some US company to finance and enter into off take agreements.
- A plant for Bio-diesel production of 30 million liters/year.
- Selection, planting and farming of appropriate feedstock complete (soya bean).
- Fallow land of 17,000 acres within cane farm will put in use.
- Production of high value by-product – Glycerine, soya bean meal feed.
- Supporting economic growth and long-term improvements in food security.
- Better utilization of the 5% forest zone applied to Agricultural schemes and 20% fallow land.
- Reduce long term KSC’s cost of production by using bio-diesel across agricultural operations.
- Better utilization of fallow land and improvement of soil conditions.
- Agricultural trials for soybean, Moringa and Jatropha have been conducted, both at KSC and White Nile site.
- A detailed feasibility study is completed.
Bio-Waste Energy Project
- Carbon neutral, bio-refinery process for conversion of biomass into energy and organic fertilizers including
- Silage area for composting/fermentation.
- Anaerobic plant for methane generation.
- Power generation facilities.
- Utilize growing amount of biomass from KSC and other KIAS projects for energy generation and bio fertilizers.
- Replace use of chemical fertilizers at KSC and other projects with organic fertilizers.
- Reduce operating costs by reducing consumption of fuel oil and fertilizers – high expenditure.
- Evaluating potential options and technologies available.
Animal Feed Project
- New modern production facilities with 250,000 MT/year production capacity expandable to 500,000 MT per year.
- Combination of ruminants livestock and poultry feeds as well as fish feed to supply KSC’S potential Fish farm needs.
- To bridge the existing domestic gap in quality feed.
- Continue to utilize sugar by products and residues from KIAS projects to generate additional revenue.
- Take advantage of existing markets in GAFTA and world-wide.
- Full detailed feasibility completed.
Aqua Farming Project
- Develop a fish farm and processing plant using KSC’s existing infrastructure and resources including its canal network.
- Minimum production capacity will be 2,000 tons/year.
- At least 2 main species will be cultivated with the possibility of adding another 2 at later stage.
- Maximize KSC’s Asset Utilization by using the Canal network to produce fish.
- Fish farming in the existing canals will increase the amount of nutrients and enrich the water travelling to the sugar fields.
- Full feasibility study will be completed by Jan. 2011.
Red Sea Terminal Project
- Logistic system for the agricultural exportation of sugar and other solid bulk products.
- The terminal will include
- Raw Sugar: 100,000 MT
- Bagged White sugar: 100,000 MT
- Other bulk products: 100,000 MT
- Loading capacity – 2000 t/hour.
- Rail and truck handling ability.
- Reduce freight rate to and from Port Sudan by reducing vessel waiting time.
- Increase loading/unloading efficiency. Can handle a 45,000 MT vessil in less than 2.5 days compared to over 30 days now.
- Reduction of inland transport costs to Port Sudan by transporting in bulk rather than bagged (20%).
- Technical design for sugar & grains terminal finalized.
- Land allocation secured from SPC.
- Final feasibility pending final design of Red Sea Refinery to incorporate dependencies.
- Ethanol Export Terminal land allocation assessment carried out independently.
- Initial approval from SPC secured for ethanol terminal at Port Sudan.
- Preliminary design of ethanol terminal submitted to SPC for final approval.
Kenana Equipment Manufacturing (KEM) Expansion Project
- 3 product verticals for manufacturing equipments and parts
- Machinery: sugar, biofuels and animal feed.
- Foundry products.
- Agriculture Implements.
- The operation will include
- Equipment design facilities.
- Fabrication, machining, foundry and agricultural implements production capability.
- The project will be implemented in 4 phases, over 8 years and gradually increasing production capability.
- To meet the growing demand for equipments and spare parts.
- Capture emerging markets as a result of industrialization and implementation of GSP.
- To secure sustainability of industrial and agriculture sectors by a local fabrication and engineering goods manufacturing capability.
- Full feasibility study has been completed by ISGEC John Thompson.
- Initial talks with regards to partnering have been started with IJT & other potential partners.
Consumer products & Food ingredients
Liquid Sugar Project
- Liquid sugar processing plant with a production capacity 120,000 tons/year expandable to 150,000 tons/year.
- To provide a captive product to an expanding industrial customer base with a guaranteed demand and profitability.
- Feasibility study completed in 2006 and currently being updated.
- Customers identified and validation under process.
- Establishment of a 100,000 MT/year integrated vegetable oil production plant.
- Production of added value products on the agriculture supply chain – from crop to shop.
- Profit of KSC’s competitive advantage in terms of feedstock security and sustainability of production.
- Initial high level technical scope developed.
- A feasibility study underway.
- Equipments available at Rahad & Elsuki under assessment for use for this project.
- Construction of 200 greenhouses together with an irrigation system producing 4,600 tons of assorted vegetables.
- Planting of 300 Acres with green ornamental plants (green cuts).
- Utilizing infrastructure and assets available to maximize returns.
- Expand and modernize existing base in the produce farm.
- Producing High-value products with low production costs.
- Meeting strong demand in the domestic and export markets.
- Enhance the profitability of the produce farm business unit.
- Nuclear unit available in the produce farm – 10 greenhouses and 10 Acres for ornamental feeds.
- Full study on the progress in collaboration with Arabian African Company from Egypt.
- A 2 phase approach is planned with 25,000 tons/year production in phase 1, and 50,000 tons/year production capacity in phase 2.
- Integrated paper mill with a production capacity of 50,000 tons/year.
- Final products will include wood pulp, printing paper and writing paper.
- To become market leader in local production and meet the growth of local demand for paper.
- Initial discussions with suppliers have been held to assess capital costs.
- A detailed feasibility study will be conducted.
- The Packaging Project is aimed to produce two types of 50 kg sized bags
- Polyethylene Propylene Bag (PP Bags) to serve the local Sugar and Flour industries. The expected production capacity is 35 million bags per annum.
- Cement Bags to serve the local cement industry. The expected capacity is 18 million bags per annum.
- Reduce KSC’s costs by securing competitive prices on key manufacturing input.
- Secure source of supply, minimizing any risks to existing supply.
- Feasibility study completed.
- Strategic Technical partner (Tawfiq – KSA).
- Production plant with a 25,000 m3 per year capacity, expandable to 50,000 m3.
- Bagasse , wood and cane trash will be used as raw material.
- Utilize the availability of raw materials within KSC for production process and translate it into profit.
- Convert low value waste into a higher value product.
- Previous feasibility study currently under review and update.