Morocco: EPC Nuberg EPC Awarded Contract to Build Chlor-Alkali Plant
The project has been awarded by SCE Chemicals and is expected to produce caustic soda, hydrochloric acid and sodium hypochlorite chlorine. The new Chlor-Alkali Plant is scheduled to be complete by 2020.
New Delhi/India – Global EPC and turnkey management company Nuberg EPC has been selected by SCE Chemicals, Morocco as the EPC lump sum contractor to establish a new Chlor-Alkali plant. The plant will produce caustic soda, hydrochloric acid and sodium hypochlorite chlorine.
The new production line will be established at Jorf Lasfar Parc Industrial Medz in El-Jadida, Morocco and is due for completion in late 2020. The project was penned down at the SCE Chemicals office in Casablanca, Morocco, where AK Tyagi, Chairman & Managing Director (CMD), Nuberg; Moutawakkil Abdelkebir, General Manager, SCE and dignitaries from both companies were present.
SCE is an industrial company operating in the fields of chemistry and agriculture. It holds considerable resources for producing and marketing its products such as sulfonic acid, sodium silicate, SLES, Aluminium sulfate and others. The specialised areas of SCE are the detergent and cosmetics, the water treatment and the timber industry. Chlorine and caustic soda are important raw materials for pharmaceutical products.
"We are honoured that Nuberg EPC is set to deliver its first chlor-alkali plant in Morocco. SCE Chemicals has entrusted us with the opportunity to play a key role in building the plant," comments Nuberg Engineering CMD, AK Tyagi.
Moutawakkil Abdelkebir, General Manager, SCE Chemicals said, "We are happy to announce our association with the specialised chlor-alkali EPC & LSTK company, Nuberg EPC, for our chlor-alkali project". Chlorine derivatives produced from the plant will be used for disinfection and water treatment industrial processes.
The plant will have the most advanced bipolar membrane cell technology licensed from the UK based firm Inovyn.