BOC-TISCO adds fifth ASU, Shanxi China


BOC-TISCO, a joint venture between BOC and Taiyuan Iron and Steel Corporation (TISCO), has begun supplying gases from a new ASU at BOC-TISCOs stainless steel plant, located in Shanxi province in north-central China.

Adding to the tally, the 5th onsite ASU will support expansion plans and help BOC-TISCO meet growing regional gas demands.

The new 1,400 tpd ASU, which came on stream in July, is supplying liquid and gaseous oxygen to enable the steel plants phased expansion from 900,000 tonnes per year to three million tonnes per year.

A second 1,400 tpd oxygen plant is currently being installed as part of phase two of the expansion project. Following its completion the site will be the largest stainless steel producer in China and one of the largest producton sites in the world.

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