Kenana Sugar Company - Investments - Kenana 2020 Projects
 
 
 

Kenana 2020 Projects

 

 
 
Agriculture
 
Redais Sugar Project (Kenana II)
 
 
Project Description
  • 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.
 
Objective
  • Production : Raw sugar, 500,000 MT/year.
  • By Products : Bagasse, molasses, juice and biomass for ethanol and cane trash for cogeneration.
 
Current Status
  • Land is secured from the White Nile State Authorities.
    • Bankable feasibility study is completed. 
 
Type
  • Open Shareholding
 
Kenana Red Sea Sugar Refinery Project
 

 
Project Description
  • 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
 
Objective
  • 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.
 
Current Status
  • A detailed feasibility study has been finalized.
  • Eridania Sadam from Italy, founding shareholder.
 
Type
  • Open Shareholding.

 
Energy
 
Ethanol Expansion


 
Project Description
  • 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.
 

 
Objective
  • 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.
 
Current Status
  • 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.
 
Type
  • Open Shareholding.


 
Bio-Diesel Project


 
Project Description
  • 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.
 
Objective
  • 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.
 
Current Status
  • Agricultural trials for soybean, Moringa and Jatropha have been conducted, both at KSC and White Nile site.
  • A detailed feasibility study is completed.
 
Type
  • Open Shareholding.


 
Bio-Waste Energy Project


 
Project Description
  • 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.
 
Objective
  • 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.
 
Current Status
  • Evaluating potential options and technologies available.
 
Type
  • Open Shareholding
 
 
Animal Production
 
Animal Feed Project


 
Project Description
  • 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.
 
Objective
  • 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.
 
Current Status
  • Full detailed feasibility completed.
 
Type
  • Open Shareholding.

 
Aqua Farming Project


 
Project Description
  • 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.
 
Objective
  • 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.
 
Current Status
  • Full feasibility study will be completed by Jan. 2011. 
Type
  • Open Shareholding.
 
 
Logistics
 
Red Sea Terminal Project


 
Project Description
  • Location: Port Sudan.
  • 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.
 
Objective
  • 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%).
 
Current Status
  • 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.
 
Type
  • Open Shareholding.
 
 
Engineering
 
Kenana Equipment Manufacturing (KEM) Expansion Project


 
Project Description
  • 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.
 
Objective
  • 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.
 
Current Status
  • Full feasibility study has been completed by ISGEC John Thompson.
  • Initial talks with regards to partnering have been started with IJT & other potential partners.
 
Type
  • Open Shareholding.


 
Consumer products & Food ingredients
 
Liquid Sugar Project


 
Project Description
  • Liquid sugar processing plant with a production capacity 120,000 tons/year expandable to 150,000 tons/year.
Objective
  • To provide a captive product to an expanding industrial customer base with a guaranteed demand and profitability.
 
Current Status
 
  • Feasibility study completed in 2006 and currently being updated.
  • Customers identified and validation under process.
 
Type
  • Open Shareholding.


 
Vegetable Oil


 
Project Description
  • Establishment of a 100,000 MT/year integrated vegetable oil production plant.
 
Objective
  • 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.
 
Current Status
  • Initial high level technical scope developed.
  • A feasibility study underway.
  • Equipments available at Rahad & Elsuki under assessment for use for this project.
 
Type
  • Open Shareholding.


 
Horticulture


 
Project Description
  • 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).
 
Objective
  • 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.
 
Current Status
  • 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.
 
Type
  • Open Shareholding.


 
Paper


 
Project Description
  • 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.
 
Objective
  • To become market leader in local production and meet the growth of local demand for paper.
 
Current Status
  • Initial discussions with suppliers have been held to assess capital costs.
  • A detailed feasibility study will be conducted.
 
Type
  • Open Shareholding.


 
Packaging


 
Project Description
  • 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.
 
Objective
  • Reduce KSC’s costs by securing competitive prices on key manufacturing input.
  • Secure source of supply, minimizing any risks to existing supply.
 
Current Status
  • Feasibility study completed.
  • Strategic Technical partner (Tawfiq – KSA).
 
Type 
  • Open Shareholding.

 
 
MDF
 

 
Project Description
  • 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.
 
Objective
  • 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.
 
Current Status
  • Previous feasibility study currently under review and update.
 
Type
  • Open Shareholding.