EPCM was appointed to provide Technical Advisory Services for the design, construction, commissioning and operation of a bio-ethanol plant for Arengo 316 (Pty) Ltd (project owner) in Cradock, Western Cape. The contract is a three-year engineering management and technical support contract.

The 90 million liters per annum bio-ethanol production plant will use grain sorghum as feedstock and will also produce Distiller’s Dried Grain with Solubles that will be sold to the animal feed market.

Services Provided:

  • Review and assessment of existing FEED package, design basis, mass & energy balances, equipment specifications, BFDs, PFDs, P&IDs, civil designs and BOQs
  • EPC scope compilation
  • EPC contractor management
  • Due diligence – technical, financial, commercial and contractual aspects
  • Technical reviews of all regulatory compliances
  • Assessment of maintainability and operability of design
  • Development and review of contracting strategy
  • Review of construction and operations management plans
  • Techno-economic analysis
  • Review of HS&E requirements; and
  • Client advisory.