Turkish Iromet to Expand LISCO Oxygen Plant

The Libyan Iron and Steel Company has signed an agreement with the Turkish Iromet Company to complete development work for the oxygen and
Turkish Iromet to Expand LISCO Oxygen Plant
LISCO Oxygen PlantLibiya Observer

The Libyan Iron and Steel Company has signed an agreement with the Turkish Iromet Company to complete development work for the oxygen and compressed air plant. The company expects that the production rates of oxygen, nitrogen and argon gases would increase and this, in turn, would enhance the possibilities of increasing steel production.

The Libyan Iron and steel is is located on an area of 1,200 hectares near the town of Misrata, just 210 kilometres to the east of the city of Tripoli with design capacity of the company's 1.324 million tonnes of liquid steel per annum adopting direct reduction of iron pellets using domestic natural gas. LISCO has bar & rod mills, light & medium section mill, hot strip mill, cold strip mill, galvanizing line & coating line.

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