Central Maintenance and Welding, Inc. Fabricates Vessel for Koch Knight LLC
Lithia, Florida – With their initial order from Koch Knight LLC in East Canton, Ohio, Central Maintenance and Welding, Inc. (CMW) recently completed a custom metal fabrication project for a final absorbing tower pump tank. The combination of brick li
Changes to BHP Billiton's Nickel Business
BHP Billiton announced that it will immediately commence the safe ramp down and indefinite suspension of the Ravensthorpe Nickel Operation (Australia). As a consequence, Yabulu (Australia) will cease processing mixed nickel cobalt hydroxide product
Uranium One to invest in Russia sulfuric acid plant
LONDON -- Toronto-listed miner Uranium One plans to invest in a Russian sulfuric acid plant as a backup to secure supply. “We intend to invest in a plant in Russia as a source of secure supply should there be another disruption in Kazakhstan,” chief e
Bateman wins sulfuric acid contract
LONDON -- Bateman Engineering has signed a contract with Dynatec Madagascar SA (DMSA), valued at approximately $100 million, for the provision of sulfuric acid facilities for its Ambatovy Nickel project in Madagascar. The engineering and procurement
SNC-Lavalin awarded contract for sulfuric acid plant in Kazakhstan
ASTANA, Kazakhstan -- SNC-Lavalin has been awarded a lump-sum engineering and procurement contract by Kazzinc JSC (a division of Glencore) for a new sulfuric acid plant, which will be an integral part of Kazzinc’s new copper smelter in Ust-Kamenogorsk in
SNC-Lavalin to design, construct sulfuric acid plan in Mexico
TORONTO – The Toronto-based business unit of SNC-Lavalin, SNC-Lavalin Fenco, has been awarded a contract by Minera Y Metarlurgica Del Boleo S.A. de C.V. of Mexico (MMB) for the technology package, engineering, project management and procurement services,
PCS Phosphate awards MECS Inc. contract for acid plant with HRS
ST. LOUIS, MO – MECS Inc. was recently awarded the EPC contract with PCS Phosphate or a 4,500 standard tons per day (STPD) sulfuric acid plant with HRS. The plant is under construction at the PCS plant site in Aurora, North Carolina. The new plant
Sulfuric acid investments in chemical industry expected to rise in 2008
SUGAR LAND, Texas – Research from Industrial Info Resources Investments on producers of sulfuric acid indicated a slowdown in 2007 to an estimated $64 million while the focus by most producers in this segment was aimed at planned maintenance turnarounds a
Technip awarded contract for sulfuric acid unit in Tunisia
TUNIS, Tunisia -- Tunisian Indian Fertilizers (TIFERT) has awarded Technip, the leader in a consortium with Pireco, an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) lump sum contract for a sulfuric acid unit to be built at the La Skhira industrial site
Outotec takes sulfuric acid technology to Venezuela
ESPOO, Finland -- Outotec has entered an agreement with Petroquímica de Venezuela SA (Pequiven) for the delivery of engineering and imported equipment for a new sulfuric acid plant to be built at Morón in Venezuela. The value of the con
Aker Solutions awarded acid plant services for Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.
TUCSON, AZ -- Aker Solutions, a global provider to the process and energy industries, has signed an agreement to perform engineering and procurement (EP) services for the design and installation of the Safford acid plant and area improvements. The acid pl
Mitsubishi to build sulfuric acid plant
AMMAN, Jordan -- Mitsubishi and Jordan Phosphate Mines (JPMC) have inked a memorandum of understanding to develop a phosphoric acid plant with a capacity of 1,000 tons per day and a 3,000 tons per day sulfuric acid unit, following completion of a feasibil
China's CNOOC to buy Cinda AMC's Hubei Dayukou Chemical stake for 530 mln yuan
BEIJING (XFN-ASIA) - China National Offshore Oil Corp, the parent of CNOOC Ltd, said it agreed to pay 530 mln yuan to raise its stake in Hubei Dayukou Chemical Co, a chemical fertilizer maker, to 83 pct from almost 30 pct. CNOOC, the country's top
Southern States Chemical to build a new sulfuric acid production plant
SAVANNAH, GA -- Southern States Chemical, a Dulany Industries Company, announces that an agreement has been reached to build a new sulfuric acid production plant in Wilmington, North Carolina. The new location, yet to be announced, will solidify Southern
Topsoe launches new daisy-shaped dust protection catalyst for sulfuric acid plants
LYNGBY, Denmark -- Haldor Topsøe has developed a new dust protection catalyst the size of a 25 mm daisy in the proven VK38 catalyst formulation. Top-layer installations of the 25 mm daisy in a plant suffering from pressure drop build-up can d
Asarco asks for 8th extension to file bankruptcy plan
TUCSON, AZ -- Asarco LLC, a Tucson-based copper producer, recently requested an eighth extension to its exclusive right to file a reorganization plan. Included in the filing is a request to prohibit anyone else from filing a competing plan until Feb. 11,
Xstrata Commence Expansion Work on Chilean Copper Operation
SANTIAGO, Chile -- Xstrata Copper’s North Chile Division has commenced construction of the phase four expansion at its Altonorte smelter in northern Chile, having received environmental approval by the Antofagasta Region environmental authority Corema.
Outotec to deliver the world's largest sulfuric acid production facility to Saudi Arabia
HELSINKI, Finland -- Outotec has agreed with The Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma'aden) on the delivery of the world's largest sulfuric acid plant project at Ras Az Zawr, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This contract follows the first phase engineering agreed by
Doe Run Peru begins construction of La Oroya sulfuric acid plant
LA OROYA, Peru -- Doe Run Peru has begun construction of a lead circuit sulfuric acid plant that will allow for the continued reduction of emissions of sulfur dioxide from the La Oroya smelter chimney, part of the company's continued commitment to improve