07 July 2021
Reconstruction of urea (carbamide) production workshop is under way at PJSC “Azot” (Cherkasy)
The largest in 10 years in terms of scale modernization of M-6 urea (carbamide) production workshop began at PJSC “Azot” (Cherkasy), a member of Group DF nitrogen line of business.
Capital investments in the project will exceed UAH165 million. According to the business plan, this project will be completed in 45 days.
The set of measures will allow to increase the efficiency of chemical processes in the workshop, improve the reliability and stability of the most of the production facilities and will have a positics impact on the technical and economic performance of the workshop as a whole.
Project details. М-6 workshop modernization will include:
Implementation of these measures in general will increase the productivity of the unit and output of the workshop. A large number of other mandatory general works which the company has to carry out with the view of further unimpaired workshop operations will be carried out during the modernization.
M-6 general overhaul will be carried out by all services of the urea (carbamide) production workshop, other services of the company and contractors (Archi-Bud Investment Group LLC and “Professional” specializing in repairs and replacement of large technological equipment designed for chemical production).
In 2020, UAH 324.1 million was invested in PJSC “Azot” (Cherkasy).
At present, the company includes:
А-3 ammonium production plant (2 units, designed capacity - 1,200 t/day) and A-5 ammonium production plant (designed capacity - 1,700 t/day);
M-2 urea (carbamide) production plant (designed capacity - 1,000 t/day) and M-6 urea (carbamide) production plant (designed capacity 1,000 t/day);
M-5 nitric acid production plant (9 units, designed capacity - 3,240 t/day);
M-9 ammonium nitrate production plant (2 prilling towers, designed capacity - 2,970 t/day), UAN production plant (designed capacity - 3,000 t/day) and other plants.
PJSC “Azot” (Cherkasy) is the largest Ukrainian producer of mineral fertilizers in Ukraine. In 2020, the company produced 1,748,000 t of mineral fertilizers. In Q1 2021, the company produced 511,700 t of nitrogen fertilizers.