BOC India bags Tata Steel contract

| | Updated on: Jul 16, 2012

BOC India Ltd (BOCI) – a member of the Linde Group – will build two air separation plants for supply of industrial gases to Tata Steel’s integrated steelworks project at Kalinganagar in Odisha.

The company will invest nearly Rs 540 crore to build the air separation plants each of 1,200 tonnes a day capacity, said a company statement.

The first phase of the Tata Steel’s greenfield project will come on stream in 2014.

The air separation plant will supply gaseous oxygen, nitrogen and argon to meet the production requirements of Tata Steel’s new steelworks.

This apart, it will also produce liquid products to meet the growing demand for gases in the merchant market. Steel sector contributes to nearly 50 per cent of BOCI’s total business.

The company plans to establish an extensive pipeline network through the industrial complex to meet the gases demand of the various steel production units operating in the State, Mr S.K. Menon, Managing Director, said in a statement.

Published on July 16, 2012

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