Sample projects executed by ICE Sugar
Case 1: Decommissioning and Rebuilding of Juice Filtration Plant
Decommissioning of a complete juice filtration plant consisting of six Putsch candle filters and one Putsch filter press at Jekabpils sugar factory in Latvia, and its reconstruction at Liski sugar factory in Russia.
The plant decommissioning phase involved preparation of technical documentation, providing a specialized team of welders and engineers on site, hiring local personnel, heavy equipment and storage facilities, itemizing, specifying and packing decommissioned elements, including process instrumentation.
The plant reconstruction phase involved preparation of technical documentation, supplying additional filters and automation for the rebuilt plant, supervision of plant assembly, and commissioning.
ICE Sugar was the general contractor, with ICE Sugar Engineering acting as the project engineer and Zamojski & Co. as the project manager. Putsch (Germany) was contracted to manufacture additional filters and to develop process & instrumentation design for the rebuilt plant. Third party lease finance was arranged through ED&F Man Sucre (France).
Case 2: Upgrade of Pulp Pressing, Drying & Pelleting Plant
Comprehensive upgrade of a beet pulp handling plant at Ludus sugar factory in Romania, involving preparation of detailed technical documentation, supply of one new horizontal twin-screw pulp press complete with motor, frequency converter, feed & product conveyors, overhaul of an existing pulp dryer, supply of two additional pellet mills, supervision of plant assembly, commissioning, and personnel training.
ICE Sugar Engineering was the general contractor and project engineer, with Zamojski & Co. acting as the project manager. Talleres Mercier (Spain) was contracted to manufacture the pulp press, while General Dies (Italy) was contracted to manufacture the pellet mills.
Case 3: Overhaul of Batch Centrifugals
General overhaul of a battery of four AWO batch centrifugals at Liski sugar factory in Russia, involving replacement of massecuite feed chutes, basket shutters, discharge cones, plough dischargers, sealing valves, washing pipes and other miscellaneous elements and parts.
ICE Sugar was the general contractor, with ICE Sugar Engineering acting as the project engineer. Wakum (Poland) was contracted to manufacture the replacement elements and parts for the centrifugals.
Case 4: Supply of Pulp Presses
Supply of new and second-hand (rebuilt) twin-screw horizontal beet pulp presses to sugar factories in Central and Eastern Europe in co-operation with Talleres Mercier (Spain), with ICE Sugar Engineering acting as the local facilitator and project engineer.
Case 5: Upgrade of Diffuser Plant
Comprehensive upgrade of RT-2 diffuser for increased nominal capacity of 2800 TBD at Ludus sugar factory in Romania, involving preparation of technical documentation, replacement of internal diffuser elements with stainless steel grade, replacement of pathrings, front and rear seals, the gearbox, juice heaters, and supply of a new comprehensive automatic process control system.
ICE Sugar Engineering was the project engineer, with Zamojski & Co. acting as the project manager. Mawos (Poland) was contracted to develop a detailed process control design, while Fives Cail (France) specified and manufactured replacement elements for the diffuser and supervised its re-assembly and commissioning.
Case 6: Design of Pulp Press Plant
Design of a complete beet pulp press plant for nominal capacity 4500 TBD at Malbork sugar factory in Poland, involving preparation of technical documentation, supply of one new horizontal twin-screw pulp press and two second-hand (rebuilt) single screw pulp presses, and provision of engineering supervision and commissioning services.
Talleres Mercier (Spain) was the general contractor, with ICE Sugar Engineering acting as the general project engineer.
Case 7: Automation of Batch Vacuum Pans
Automation of batch vacuum pans on white sugar strike at Jovain sugar factory in Iran involving supply of technical documentation, process control instrumentation, assembly supervision and commissioning.
ICE Sugar Engineering was the general contractor, with Alfa Laval (Iran) acting as the local facilitator.
Case 8: Technical Consultancy (capital investment)
Review of capital investment, repair and maintenance priorities for Liski sugar factory in Russia, involving drawing up a 3-year investment program totalling $ 5.0 million, aiming at reduction of process sugar losses, consumption of energy fuels and process raws, and attaining bottlers’ grade sugar on output. Provision of consultancy assistance during investment implementation.
Case 9: Project Management (capital investment)
Management of a capital investment project at Ludus sugar factory in Romania, by order of the controlling shareholder, involving supply of process equipment and machinery with the contract value of $ 2.4 million.
Case 10: Plant Management (beet campaign)
Management of beet process campaign at Burundai sugar factory in Kazakhstan, by order of the controlling shareholder.
Case 11: Plant Management (refining campaign)
Supervision of raw cane sugar toll refining campaign at Roman sugar factory in Romania, by order of the owner of sugar consignment.
Case 12: Investment Consultancy (region report)
Review of investment opportunities in the Baltic states (Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia), including technical, economic and market appraisal of several sugar factories in the region, carried out by order of a prospective investor.
Case 13: Investment Consultancy (plant acquisition)
Survey of sugar production facilities at Koshoi and Kara-Balta sugar factories in Kyrgyzstan, with the objective of identifying the extent and the cost of capital investment required to operate the factories at the required capacity following acquisition. Preliminary analysis of sugar production costs.
Case 14: Investment Consultancy (equipment leasing)
Technical appraisal and valuation of process equipment and machinery leased to Krasnystaw sugar factory in Poland, carried out by order of the lessor.
Case 15: Commercial Consultancy (equipment supply)
Commercial assistance in effecting a contract for supply of process equipment and machinery to Zabinsky sugar factory in Belarus with contract value of € 1.4 million.
Case 16: Contract Finance
Arranging third party contract finance for execution of an order for supply of process equipment and machinery by Talleres Mercier (Spain) with the value of € 1.2 million.
Case 17: Lease Finance
Arranging third party lease finance for execution of an order for supply of process equipment and machinery with the value of € 1.0 million to Malbrk sugar factory in Poland.
Case 18: Commodity Trade
Assisting a client in executing contracts for purchase of raw cane sugar shipments originated in Latin America, totalling 40,000 MT.