Air Separators BOC India Invests in New Air Separators
BOC India Limited (BOCI), a member of The Linde Group, announced that it had been awarded a major long term industrial gases supply contract by Tata Steel Limited. Tata Steel is progressing with the first phase of its Greenfield integrated steelworks in Kalinganagar Industrial Complex in Odisha, India, which will come on-stream in 2014.
Kolkata/India – BOCI will invest 5.4 billion Rupees (about US $ 97 million) to construct two large new air separation plants, each with a capacity of 1,200 tons per day (tpd), to supply gaseous oxygen, nitrogen and argon to meet the production requirements of Tata Steel’s new steelworks. BOCI’s new air separation plants, which will be commissioned in 2014, will also produce liquid products to meet the growing demand for gases in the merchant market.