Nuberg EPC awarded engineering contract for FACT's fertilizer expansion project
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Nuberg EPC awarded engineering contract for FACT's fertilizer expansion project

The company shall be executing this project based on Pre-Neutralizer with Pipe Reactor (PN+PR) technology licensed from INCRO S.A. (Spain)

  • By ICN Bureau | March 02, 2022
Nuberg EPC announced that it has been selected for the construction of the brownfield 1650 TPD NPK Plant at FACT-Cochin Division on EPC-LSTK basis. 
 
Once complete, FACT-Cochin division's total production capacity will be enhanced to 3,650 TPD of complex fertiliser. The NPK Plant is being built within FACT's existing manufacturing facility of Cochin Division (CD) at Ambalam Edu, Ernakulam district of Kerala state. 
 
Nuberg EPC shall be executing this project based on Pre-Neutralizer with Pipe Reactor (PN+PR) technology licensed from INCRO S.A. (Spain). The plant will be capable of producing various grades of NPKs as per requirement. The company is taking up the project on LSTK basis and the project is scheduled to be completed by mid 2023. 
 
This plant shall be primarily designed to produce NPK 20:20:0:13 having a rated capacity of 75 TPH in a single stream from Pre-Neutralizer (PN) technology and DAP 18:46:0 using Pre-Neutralizer and Pipe Reactor (PN+PR) technology, meeting FCO requirements using Ammonia, Phosphoric acid, Sulphuric acid, Urea, filler etc. as required. 
 
In addition to above two grades, Nuberg EPC shall be carrying out the design, detailed engineering of plant to enable the owner for future production of different grades of NPKs such as 10:26:26, 16:20:0, 28:28:0, 12:32:16, & 14:35:14 using Ammonia, Phosphoric Acid, Sulphuric acid, Muriate of Potash, Urea etc. as required for meeting FCO requirement. 
 
On being awarded the project, A. K. Tyagi, CMD, Nuberg Engineering Ltd. said, "We are thankful to the Government of India and the Fertilizers and Chemicals Travancore Ltd. (FACT) for entrusting another turnkey project to our engineering capabilities and EPC services and solutions. We are excited about this project because it gives us an opportunity to associate with the Government's "Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan". The project also demonstrates the strategic importance of Nuberg EPC's presence in India. This project serves as a prime example of the successful combination of Nuberg EPC's global expertise and local knowledge to offer a complete turnkey solution.
 
Nuberg EPC has set-up and commissioned multiple plants in Chemical & Fertilizer, Hydrocarbon, Steel, and Nuclear & Defence industries globally. The company is actively delivering projects globally leveraging its Indian strengths and is expanding its footprints in Hydrogen – Green, Grey, and Blue; 2G & 3G Ethanol, Water Electrolysis, Water Soluble Fertilizers and Next Generation Nutrients, in addition to traditional strengths.

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