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In South-Western Asia at the beginning of this summer will start a new plant for the production of ferrochromium

31 May 2013
In South-Western Asia at the beginning of this summer will start a new plant for the production of ferrochromium

In the South-Eastern part of the Arabian Peninsula —

the territory of the Sultanate of Oman (in the Northern province of al bāţinah) — in the next

the month will begin its work a large factory for the production of ferrochromium — enterprise

«Al-Tamman Indsil Ferro Chrome LLC». This organization was formed by the United

the efforts of the local diversified company «Muscat Overseas Group» and major Indian

player in the market of ferro-alloys — Corporation «Indsil Group» (which owns three plants

for the production of silicomanganese).

The JV’s clarify: in June will be implemented

a trial run of the equipment I


equipment of the factory, which is able to produce about 75 thousand tons of ferrochrome in

year. «When the company will reach full capacity, annual production volumes

ferroalloys here rise to the level of 150 thousand tons," says

leadership is one of the top managers of «Al-Tamman Indsil Ferro Chrome LLC» Anindya

Das. «We expect that a number of the production plant will start to give

by the middle of 2014, and a little later to these volumes will be added

an additional 20 thousand tons of ferrochromium with low carbon content," adds

the representative of the joint venture.

According to representatives of «Al-Tamman Indsil Ferro

Chrome LLC» to complete the first phase of construction of the plant for the production of

of ferrochromium needed investments in the amount of 35 million U.S. dollars. The rest

the implementation stage of the project will cost the owners of a joint venture 45

million USD.

The new plant Oman for the production of ferro-alloys is

in the administrative centre of Sohar, about 250 kilometers from the capital of the Sultanate

— Muscat. Such a place the owners of the business were selected

it is no coincidence: this is the modern convenient seaport (built in

2002), and concentrated in a few large enterprises Oman (

— mining companies (mostly in the initial stages of construction), plant

the production of aluminum, petrochemical plant and other enterprises of

various industries).

27 May 2013
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