July 7, 2016
Organic, inorganic & specialty chemicals
Promoter: Resipol Adhesives
Project: proposes an expansion of its synthetic organic chemicals manufacturing unit
Location: Village Rajpur, dist. Mehsana, Gujarat
Project Details: The estimated cost of the expansion is Rs. 40 million. The current status of the project could not be ascertained. According to SEAC sources, the manufacturing of existing products, 2.0 TPM benzyl alcohol, 1.1 TPM benzyl benzoate, 3.0 benzoic acetate, 1.4 TPM sodium benzoate, 1.8 TPM sodium acetate will be discontinued and 300 TPM polyester resins (different grades) & alkyd resins (different grades), 90 TPM melamine formaldehyde resin & 85 TPM urea formaldehyde resin will be manufactured as new products. The plot area is approx. 6,033.00 sq. mtrs. Unit has proposed 2,000 sq. mtrs area for green belt development. Industrial effluent of 0.42 KLD after primary treatment will be evaporated in kettle type evaporator. Two DG sets each of 65 KVA will be provided. It was decided to recommend the project to SEIAA, Gujarat for grant of environmental clearance.
July 7, 2016
Polymers, Fibers and Resins
Promoter: Royal Wood
Project: proposes a 90 TPM phenol formaldehyde resin, urea formaldehyde resin, melamine urea formaldehyde resin & melamine formaldehyde resin manufacturing unit
Location: Village Modvadar, dist. Kutch, Gujarat
Project Details: The current status of the project could not be ascertained. According to MoEF sources, existing products are 3 million sq. mtrs/ month plywood, flush door, block board & veneer. The manufactured resin will be used for in-house consumption at the wood products plant. The project will come up on 11,603.62 sq. mtrs of existing land. The greenbelt area is 600 sq. mtrs. A base platform will be constructed for the resin plant; remaining will be MS structure.
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.