06 February 2012 12:56 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS)--Air Liquide has signed a long-term investment contract with South African steel producer Evraz Highveld and Vanadium, the France-based industrial gases firm said on Monday.
Air Liquide's engineering and construction team will design and manufacture a new air separation unit (ASU) with a production capacity of 770 tonnes oxygen/day.
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“We are delighted to partner with Air Liquide for the supply of oxygen and other gases, which are critical to our processes. Air Liquide brings worldwide experience and we are convinced it will deliver the reliability we require,” said Evraz Highveld Steel and Vanadium CEO Mike Garcia.
Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.
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