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White Nile Sugar Factory

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Near Abu Hebera Village, White Nile State, Sudan

Project Type

Sugar production facility

Construction Started

February 2009


May 2012

Production Started

July 2012

Ethanol and Animal Feed Plants Start-Up




Total Area

160,000 acre; 105,000 acre (sugar cane); 20,000 acre (cash crops); 5,000 acres (forestry)

WSNP Capacities

24,000t/day - factory crushing capacity; 450,000t/y - sugar; 45 million litres/y – ethanol; 104MW - power production; 100,000t - animal feed

Plant Owner

White Nile Company


Kenana Sugar Company, Middle Eastern funds and loans, Sudanese banks

Project Architect

Karplen Consultants

Machinery Contractors

ISGEC John Thompson; Uttam Group; Ekon and F. C. Schaffer & Associates joint venture; Bundaberg Walkers Engineering

Electrical Works

Shirian Elshimal Engineering; ELIN Motoren

Consultancy, Engineering and Project Management

Kenana Engineering and Technical Services (KETS)

Ethanol Plant & Animal-Feed Plant Contractor

China CAMC Engineering

Basic Engineering Design, Technical Assistance


Cargo Transportation Services

Darka for Trading & Services; Mercure

Civil Work Contractors

Engineering Services & Design

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