21 May 2008 12:26 [Source: ICIS news]
VIENNA (ICIS news)--Tunisia's Groupe Chimique Tunisien (GCT) will require an extra 500,000 tonnes per annum of sulphur by 2011 once two new production plants come on stream, a company official said on Wednesday.?xml:namespace>
The company would need 2.1-2.2m tonnes of sulphur in 2011, up from its current requirement of 1.6-1.7m tonnes/year, the official said on the sidelines of the 76th International Fertilizer Industry Association conference.
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The plant's capacity will total 360,000 tonnes/year of phosphoric acid and all production will be shipped to
Additionally, a 500,000 tonne/year triple superphosphate (TSP) plant was due on stream in 2011 and would require 150,000 tonnes/year of sulphur, the official said.
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