FEL 1 prefeasibility study including preliminary process design, preliminary site plan, capital and operating cost estimating, financial analysis and report preparation. Production capacity of 42 tpd was assessed using two pulping technologies.
FEL 1 prefeasibility study including preliminary process design, preliminary site plan, capital and operating cost estimating, financial analysis and report preparation. Production capacities of 21 and 42 tpd were assessed using two pulping technologies.
FEL 2 prefeasibility study including preliminary process design, design and monitoring of pilot plant pulping and type-3 themomolding trials, capital and operating cost estimating, financial analysis and report preparation. Carried out together with Danforth Group LLC.
Order-of-magnitude prefeasibility study for a specialty paper mill. Provided expert advice on process requirements and capital and operating costs. Carried out financial analysis and assisted in report writing.
Prefeasibility study for a 300 mt/day nonwood market pulp mill including R&D work, process design and equipment selection, developed inputs for material balance, prepared functional specifications for major equipment, supplier investigations and price quotes, capital and operating cost estimating, and financial analysis.
Assisted in client’s prefeasibility study for a 10 mt/day demonstration nonwood pulp and fine paper mill based on cereal straw, flax straw, industrial hemp - critiqued client’s flow sheets, assisted in finalizing flow sheets, developed inputs for material balance, prepared functional specifications for major equipment, supplier investigations and price quotes.
Phase 3 covered possible applications and markets for nonwood plant fibres from agricultural crop residues and fibre crops - prepared section on challenges and opportunities for pulp and paper and reviewed other sections on bast fibre applications in various end-products.
Developed design parameters and equipment selection for a molded pulp project.
As a subcontractor to the prime consultant, prepared two reports giving an expert review and assessment of available technologies and market opportunities within the North American pulp and paper industry and the North American fibreboard industry for potential end-products that could be produced using agricultural residues and fibre crops.
Prefeasibility study including market research and R&D for a TCF market pup and/or integrated pulp and paper mill. The study investigated three project alternatives: a) 60,000 admt/year flax/hemp market pulp mill; b) integrated pulp and paper complex producing 36,000 admt/year flax/hemp market pulp and 200,000 mt/year uncoated printing and writing paper; c) integrated pulp and paper complex producing 200,000 mt/year uncoated printing and writing paper.
Technical advice to the prime consultant (SNC-Lavalin Cowan, Montreal, Canada) for a technical and commercial study for a 170,000 admt/year bamboo market pulp mill including development of R&D program and advice on fiber line process design for market pulp production from bamboo.
Pulp mill basic engineering using Hurter/Byrd patented process for corn stalks pulping and complete review of prefeasibility study by prime consultant and development of alternative financial projections of a 200,000 mt/year fine paper mill based on corn stalks
Directed research and development work at North Carolina State University (NCSU) and fiber line process design for a prefeasibility study of a 200,000 mt/year fine paper mill based on corn stalks. During the work, Mr. Robert Hurter and Dr. Medwick Byrd of NCSU developed a patented low energy pulping and bleaching process for nonwood plant fiber raw materials (US Patent 6,302,997).
Business plan and financial scenarios report for 105,000 mt/year deinked recycled fiber market pulp mill.
Fiber raw material study for 105,000 mt/year deinked recycled fiber market pulp mill from office wastepaper.
Project review prefeasibility study for 300 mt/day deinked recycled fiber market pulp mill from office wastepaper.
Process selection, capital cost estimates and operating cost estimates for 85,000 mt/year newsprint mill.
Preliminary review of project documentation for 80,000 mt/year bleached bagasse market pulp mill.
Market study, prefeasibility study for three project alternatives (newsprint, linerboard, printing & writing paper) and detailed study for 90,000 mt/year newsprint mill.
Environmental assessment for detailed feasibility study to expand and rehabilitate 65,000 mt/year bleached hardwood kraft pulp mill and add 140,000 mt/year paper machine.
Detailed techno-economic feasibility study for 150 mt/day bleached sisal market pulp mill based on a TCF process for bleaching nonwood pulps developed by HurterConsult - process proven in laboratory and pilot plant trials. Process uses currently available and proven technology to minimize technical risk.
Project identification prefeasibility study for 100,000 mt/year kraft paper and paperboard mill.
Project identification prefeasibility study for expansion and rehabilitation of existing 65,000 mt/year bleached hardwood kraft market pulp mill and the addition of 140,000 mt/year paper machine.
Detailed techno-economic feasibility study for 40,000 mt/year paper mill for production of sack kraft and writing and printing paper.
Update of market survey on flax pulp production, consumption and pricing in Western Europe.
Pulp and paper industry sector study to assess the size of Pakistan's market, local production capability, and potential for increasing Canadian pulp & paper exports to Pakistan. Study also investigated the potential for Canadian equipment suppliers to establish joint venture manufacturing facilities with local fabricators.
Preliminary engineering, flow sheets, layouts, mill description, capital and operating cost estimates, financial analysis for detailed feasibility study of 300 mt/day printing and writing paper mill.
Report assessing the technical issues of developing a cottage industry in Kenya for production of handmade specialty papers using local nonwood raw materials.
Technical study for expansion and modernization of existing pulp and paper mill to increase the capacity of the pulp mill, wastepaper pulping system and paper machine; including consideration of the impact of the expansion on existing services and utilities.
Detailed techno-economic feasibility study for 120 mt/day bleached sisal market pulp mill.
Comprehensive sector study of the writing and printing paper industry in Pakistan covering local markets, raw materials, imports, and review and analysis of ten producing mills. The study also developed criteria for NDFC to use in evaluating and analyzing future writing and printing paper projects proposed for Pakistan.
Comprehensive technical evaluation of a printing and writing paper mill under consideration for financing.
Capital cost estimates and financial analysis for 170, 300 & 435 mt/day bagasse market pulp mills.
Market survey on flax pulp production, consumption and pricing in Western Europe.
Detailed feasibility study for addition of 11 mt/day pulp mill to existing 15 mt/day printing and writing paper mill.
Detailed techno-economic feasibility study for 120 mt/day printing and writing paper mill.
Detailed techno-economic feasibility study for addition to existing facilities of 50,000 mt/year kraft paper machine to produce sack kraft, linerboard and corrugating medium.
Detailed techno-economic feasibility study for 42 mt/day superfine paper mill for producing cigarette paper, tipping paper, plug wrap paper, copy tissue, bible paper and airmail paper.
Detailed techno-economic feasibility study for 18 mt/day tissue mill.
Two (2) technical review studies of Khulna Newsprint Mills rehabilitation program.