KIMA plant, Egypt

Tecnimont S.p.A., main subsidiary of Maire Tecnimont Group, has been awarded an engineering-procurement-construction-commissioning (EPCC) contract on a lump-sum turnkey basis for the realization of a new fertilizers complex within the existing industrial area in the Aswan Governorship (Upper Egypt). The owner is Egyptian Chemical & Fertilizers Industries – KIMA; an Egypt-based company that operates in the chemical sector. 

The new fertilizers complex will be composed of: 
• one ammonia production unit of 1,200 tons/day capacity, implementing the KBR “Purifier” technology;
• one urea melt & granulation production unit of 1,575 tons/day capacity, implementing  the “Granulated Urea” technology of Stamicarbon; and   
• all the necessary utilities & off-site facilities to support the process units. 
The completion is expected by the end of 2017 and production is expected to start by early 2018 with a total investment of about USD 550 million. 
ECG’s scope of work is to perform all engineering services to check and certify all the civil documentation issued by Tecnimont S.p.A. to insure that it was designed in accordance with applicable Egyptian codes and legal requirements. It includes the check and the certification of Structural/Architectural documents. ECG shall endorse and countersign the complete set of civil documentation and undertake the responsibility of the design in front of local authority.


Apr 13, 2017