Mhlume Expansion project – Progress Update

Emineo is the EPCM consultant on the Mhlume Expansion project for the Royal Swaziland Sugar Corporation. The project is staged over multiple consecutive phases, with the 1st phase currently in the construction stage. The civil works are now complete and nearly all equipment has been delivered to site. The four new process tanks have been installed, and the installation of the other equipment, in particular the four new Kestner evaporators, is in progress. Forecast crushing season start is the first week of May 2018.
Phase 2 is currently in the engineering stage, which is near complete. The project scope is to increase the capacity of the factory’s boiling house by adding new pans and other new process equipment and upgrading existing ones. This phase should go into execution shortly after engineering completion and Client approval.