Russian cryogenic equipment manufacturer Cryogenmash has won a $25m contract to construct an air separation plant at Pervouralsk Novotrubniy Works facility in Russia.

The plant, which will have a production capacity of 11000 m3/hr of gaseous oxygen, is expected to go on-stream by November 2008.

According to spokesman Alexander Mazin, the agreement is based on Cryogenmash\\$quot;s expertise in constructing air separation plants, capital and operating costs reductions, increased safety and reliability.