About the Client: Orica is the largest provider of commercial explosives and blasting systems to the mining and infrastructure industry, global leader in providing ground support in mining and tunnelling and leading supplier of sodium cyanide for gold extraction. Indian Explosives Limited is a 100% owned subsidiary of Orica in India.

Project: Proposed project for the manufacture of commercial explosives and blasting systems for the mining industry.

Location of the Project: Nagpur, Maharashtra.

Land Area: 550 Acres

Proposed Built-up Area: 10000.00 Sq.Mtrs

About the Project: Indian Explosives Ltd (IEL) already operates a manufacturing plant in India in Gomia, Jharkhand. IEL wanted to set up another manufacturing plant in central India. Land was identified by IEL near Nagpur. Besten was appointed by IEL to carryout technical feasibility of the land, carryout master planning, basic engineering, plant engineering, preparation of drawing for statutory approvals, development of P&I diagrams, detailed engineering & hazard study up to HS2 level. Besten worked very closely with the projects and operations division of IEL to understand the specific requirements of the explosives industry, statutory requirements, Orica values and operation philosophy, safety standards established internationally by Orica for their plants etc, and studied the Gomia plant for benchmarking purpose before starting the work on the proposed project.

Besten provided the following services for the project
● Master Planning ● Infrastructure Planning ● Architectural Planning ● Structural Planning ● Basic Engineering ● P&ID ● Process Piping Layout ● Hazard Study (HS2) ● Statutory Compliance Drawings ● Plant & Equipment Layout ● Statutory Approval Drawings and Documentation for Local Authorities and PESO.

Utilities and Services

● Compressed Air ● Electrical System ● Effluent Treatment ● Fire Protection System ● Steam System ● Sewage Treatment ● Raw Water Collection, Storage, Treatment and Distribution ● Rainwater Harvest System

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