May 3, 2016
Promoter: Dhanuka Agritech
Project: Commissioned an expansion of its pesticide manufacturing unit
Capacity: ( Expansion from 5,900 TPA to 11,800 TPA )
Loation: SICOP Industrial Estate, Village Battal-Ballian, dist. Udhampur, Jammu and Kashmir
Project Details: The project was inaugurated on 29th March, 2016. District Industries Centre, Udhampur has approved substantial expansion of the unit. J & K State Pollution Control Board has given grant of authorization (Fresh for substantial expansion) for handling hazardous waste for pesticide formulation and also Consent to Operate (Fresh for additional plant & machinery under substantial expansion for additional quantity 5,900 TPA). With this grant/consent, the company will also be entitled to avail Excise Duty Refund for a further period of 10 years for the production at Udhampur unit.
May 3, 2016
Promoter: Eternis Fine Chemicals
Project: Proposes an expansion of its synthetic organic chemicals manufacturing unit
Location: MIDC Kurkumbh, dist. Pune, Maharashtra
Capacity: ( Expansion from 42,200 TPA to 60,000 TPA).
Project Details: The current status of the project could not be ascertained. According to MoEF sources, total land area is 100,400 sq. mtrs and built up area is 42,710 sq. mtrs. 33% will be developed as green belt area. The project will entail 1) Capacity expansion of existing products and by-products 2) Addition of similar products and by-products 3) Introduction of new eco-friendly biomass boiler as replacement to furnace oil. Project involves manufacturing of fragrance from organic raw materials by chemical process like hydrogenation, esterification, Diels-Alder reaction, cyclisation, dehydrogenation, aldol condensation etc. followed by distillation to match precise quality standards. By-products capacity will be augmented from 11,400 TPA to 20,000 TPA. The estimated cost of the project is Rs. 1,050 million. The power requirement 12,000 KVA will be available through Government Electricity Board.
April 5, 2016
Promoter: Aarti Industries
Project: Commissioned an expansion of its Nitro Chloro Benzene manufacturing unit
Capacity: (Expansion from 57,000 TPA to 75,000 TPA )
Location: GIDC Estate, Taluk Jhagadia, dist. Bharuch, Gujarat.
Project Detail: The expansion stands commissioned since November 2015.
April 5, 2016
Promoter: Steel Authority Of India
Project: Inaugurated a new 125 TPD sulphuric acid unit
Location: Rourkela Steel Plant, dist. Sundergarh, Odisha
Project Details: According to media reports, the new plant has replaced the old obsolete unit. The acid produced in this unit is meant to be used in the coal chemical department, cold rolling mill and captive power plant-I. The surplus production would be marketed to the external agencies.
January 8, 2016
Project Status: Commissioned
Promoter: Indo Borax & Chemicals
Project: Capacity expansion of boron products from 14,400 TPA to 20,000 TPA
Location: Village Pithampur, dist. Dhar, Madhya Pradesh.
Project Details: Commercial production commenced on 15th December, 2015.
January 8, 2016
Project Status: Planning
Promoter: Panoli Intermediates (India)
Project: Capacity expansion of its specialty chemicals manufacturing unit and a new 10 MW coal-based captive power project.
Location: Unit-III, GIDC Nandesari, dist. Vadodara, Gujarat
Project Details: The estimated cost of the project Rs. 100 million. The current status of the project could not be ascertained. According to MoEF sources, the total plot area is 15,480 sq. mtrs. The capacity of isomers & DNCB such as 2:4 DNCB, 2:6 DCNB, 2:5 DNCB is to be augmented from 200 TPM to 2200 TPM, ortho anisidine/ para anisidine from 100 TPM to 1100 TPM, ortho nitro aniline/ para nitro aniline from 300 TPM to 2,300 TPM, isomers of DCA from 80 TPM to 1,080 TPM, isomers & DCNB such as 2:3 DCNB, 2:5 DCNB. isomers of DCNB such as 2:3 DCNB, 2:5 DCNB, 3:4 DCNB from 200 TPM to 2,200 TPM, H-acid from 50 TPM to 500 TPM and addition of a new product namely, 1,500 TPM derivatives of nitro phenol and a new 10 MW coal-based CPP. 10 MW power requirement is to be met from MGVCL and 10 MW from the CPP. The effluent will be treated in proposed effluent treatment plant.
December 17, 2015
Status: Planning Stage
Promoter: Saras Plywood Products
Project: Plans a 60 TPM urea formaldehyde resin manufacturing plant
Location: New GIDC Gundlav, dist. Valsad, Gujarat
Project Details: The existing land area is 1.5 acres. The estimated cost of the project is Rs. 7.5 million. Kalyan Industries is the equipment supplier. The project is waiting for environmental clearance. Civil work will commence in 3 months. The project is planned for completion in 2016. According to SEIAA sources, the company has proposed primary treatment plant followed by evaporator for treatment of industrial effluent and has also proposed a Multi Cyclone separator.